Saturday, November 9
The New York Irish Center presents folk singer/songwriter Mickey Coleman in concert. Brought up in Ardboe Co. Tyrone, Coleman comes from a rich background of artists and musicians. See this former GAA all-Ireland medalist (2003) perform 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 and $11 for students and seniors. The NY Irish Center is located at 10-40 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City. For more information, call 718-482-0909
Sunday, November 10
Join the Bayside Historical Society for its autumn wine tasting at 2 p.m. The afternoon will include a variety of fine wines and a selection of hors d’oeuvres from Dominick Bruccoleri of Papazzio restaurant of Bayside. Reservations are required. Tickets for this event are $45 for Bayside Historical Society members and $50 for non-members. For questions and reservations call 718-352-1548. The Bayside Historical society is located at 208 Totten Avenue Bayside.
Through November 10
Howard Hawks (1896–1977) was the flawless Hollywood director whose distinct personal style can be seen in classics such as “Scarface,” “To Have and Have Not,” “His Girl Friday,” “Twentieth Century” and “Rio Bravo.” The film series presents a 39-film retrospective of the great American director who made films in almost every conceivable genre, while maintaining a style that was direct, energetic, and lucid. Series highlights include new, rarely seen, and/or restored archival 35mm prints of “Ball of Fire”(1942); “I Was a Male War Bride” (1949); “Scarface “(1932); “The Dawn Patrol “(1930); “Only Angels Have Wings”(1939); as well as the silent feature “Fig Leaves” (1927) and much more. All films shown are directed by Howard Hawks, unless otherwise noted and all titles will be shown on film. At the Museum of the Moving Image
Through November 30
The Eclipses Group Theater, in collaboration with The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater NY, presents “Raus! Get Outta Here!” a play by M. Reppas and T. Papathanasiou. The play satirizes the current social milieu and financial problems currently affecting Greece. Six different characters from all walks of contemporary Greek society all conspire in getting a grant from the European Union by establishing a fake cultural organization. Trouble and some big laughs ensue when a German commissioner suddenly shows up to check on their organization’s legitimacy. The play is directed by Ioanna Katsarou, the director of last year’s sold-out success “The In-Laws for Tirana.” Performances are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets for adults are $20 and $ 15 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets, call 347-357-3195; all major credit cards accepted. The play’s venue is Stathakeion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th Street Astoria. NOTE: The play will be performed in Greek with English subtitles.
EVERYTHING KIDS EXPO – Sunday, November 10, Brooklyn’s Aviator Sports and Events Center
The Everything Kids Expo, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., will showcase numerous resources for Brooklyn parents, where they can interact with other parents, children, exhibitors and experts. Attendees will be updated with the latest information about local classes, schools, financial planning, health, home improvement and much more. There will also be free giveaways, raffle prizes and activities for children.