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La Soledad — “La Soledad” follows José, a young father who discovers that the dilapidated mansion he squats will soon be demolished. Desperate to save his family from homelessness, José embarks on a mystical search for a cursed treasure that is rumored to be buried in the house.

When: Friday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

A Henson Valentine — Valentine’s Day is just days away, so celebrate with two classic shows featuring the Muppets’ own unique approach to romance. In 1974’s “The Muppets Valentine Show,” The Muppets are joined by Mia Farrow for a music-filled tribute to love. Then, Miss Piggy has a plan to turn a wedding sketch into the real thing in a 1978 episode of “The Muppet Show,” with guest star Marisa Berenson.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, and Sunday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

A Matter of Life and Death — David Niven plays a WWII British airman who cheats death after being shot down but finds himself in the courts of Heaven defending his right to live.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Events

Romantic Rococo & Beatles Baroque — A delightful evening of musing featuring beloved classics, presented by the Queens Symphony Orchestra.

When: Friday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 463-7770 x222

Valentine Crafts at the Castle — Join Bayside Historical Society at the Castle for Valentine crafts, activities and snacks. Crafts are suitable for children ages 4-12.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Bayside Historical Society

Cost: $5 per child; $15 maximum per family

Contact: (718) 352-1548

Words and Music Open Mic and Jam — Stop by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Queens for an Open Mic and Jam session.

When: Saturday, Feb. 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 147-54 Ash Ave., Flushing

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Contact: (718) 353-3860

PFLAG Queens NYC Annual Awards Reception & Luncheon — PFLAG Queens NY invites everyone to come share the love at the annual awards luncheon and fund-raiser.

When: Sunday, Feb. 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Ricardo’s By The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria

Cost: Tickets start at $70

Website: www.facebook.com/events/1862474787127895/

Arts Culture Fun: Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band — Jimmy Hill and the Allstarz Band are one of Brooklyn’s most electrifying and long-running musical ensembles. They have performed at venues from the Apollo, BB King’s, the Cutting Room and the Essence Club where they have been the Sunday house band for 10 years. The Allstarz are perhaps best known for their work with the late, great vocalist Charles Bradley and his James Brown-impersonating alter-ego, Black Velvet. Jimmy Hill leads a special, condensed line-up for this winter warm-up performance.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 276-8686

Monthly Jazz Jam — Held on the first Wednesday of every month. Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills and jam with your peers. The house band is led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. All are welcome regardless of instrument. Don’t play? Come listen.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $10 (free for members, students, and jamming musicians)

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Posted 12:00 am, February 2, 2018
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