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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

The inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Apr. 12-Sept. 8) — Featuring 12 artists and 18 musicians from 10 countries, this exhibition offers a deep and rich exploration of the beloved global icon through the lens of contemporary art. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Oct. 12, 2018-Feb.9, 2020) — An 80-piece exhibit that ranges in date from the Renaissance to Thanksgivukkah 2013 and draws from The Jewish Museum’s collection of Chanukah lamps.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

The Metropolitan Museum is always a venue to check out artworks of Jewish interest. Currently on view are paintings, jewelry, magnificent silver, ancient earthenware and much more. 
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(May 8-Jan. 3) — This large-scale exhibition features artifacts and materials — never before seen in North America — on loan from more than 20 institutions and private collections around the world. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Feb. 11-Jan. 5) — Direct from the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s sold-out run to Off-Broadway. "A kind of authenticity no other American 'Fiddler' ever has” (The New York Times).
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Jul. 13-Aug. 25) — A new musical comedy about risk, reconciliation and room service, co-written and starring world-renowned comedian and actress Rita Rudner.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Jul. 22-Jan. 12) — A secret cache of jeweled rings, brooches and coins on view at The Met Cloisters overturns conventional notions of medieval Europe as a monolithic Christian society.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Jun. 14-Oct. 6) — Drawings, preliminary sketches, storyboards, finished watercolors and painted dioramas plus props and costumes by the acclaimed author and illustrator of "Where the Wild Things Are."
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Jul. 25-Aug. 18) — An exhinit that deeply explores "upcycling" — The majority of the works are created from old, thrifted paintings, upon which the artist paints her signature motif. 
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Aug 1-22) — The "sharp-eyed" comedy (A.O.Scott, The New York Times) about a young Palestinian writer on a popular soap opera who's getting story ideas from his Israeli checkpoint soldier. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

(Aug. 10-Sept. 6) — Immerse yourself in the late-1950s New York of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" — from B. Altman's to the Stage Deli — at this exhibit of costumes, screenings and interactive sets.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

In the controversial new film based on Ariel Schrag's novel, it's 2006, and teenage, straight, cis-gender Adam Freeman negotiates Brooklyn's young LGBTQ community. Q&A. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm

(Aug. 17-Aug. 20) — In a new doc, Natalie Portman, Meryl Streep, Rashida Jones, Reese Witherspoon and other top actresses discuss gender discrimination in the media and entertainment industry. Click for trailer.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Between 32 and 46 and looking for mutual attraction by swiping between photos of people? So 2012. We’ll set you up with up to 13 mini-dates each lasting about 4-5 minutes. 
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:00pm to Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 3:00am

Hundreds of young professionals to meet; Top 40, Hebrew, hip-hop, house & international beats spinning; and magnificent views of the NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty during sailing.
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Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 11:00pm to Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:30am

"Laughter Hours" is a weekly late-night stand-up show. It's the perfect way to end your Saturday night in the Astoria Ditmars area. Host: Matt Fishman. Free show when you make a purchase from Q.E.D.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 (All day)

(May 5-Aug. 25) — An exhibit of early acquisitions from Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, featuring the work of 35 artists. 
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 (All day)

(Jul. 24-Aug. 18) — Based on the diaries and poems of Senesh, the play tells the story of the young woman who escaped Hungary in 1939, joined Haganah and parachuted back into Europe to save other Jews.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

A leisurely cruise through the beautiful & breathtaking panorama of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains. (rapids level 1 — easy). All rafting gear and round-trip bus travel from the UWS included.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo, Zeppo) run amok in a Florida hotel. Their film debut and first teaming with Margaret Dumont. Featuring Kay Francis and Irving Berlin tunes. 
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 6:30pm

The songwriter/performing artist and her band knit the lyricism of the violin into the conversation, evoking the sounds of Parisian cabaret, the Appalachian hill country and the Middle East.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join other 20s & 30s for trivia night at Crocodile Lounge! We'll have a table at the bar starting at 7:00pm; come hang out and schmooze, first beer is on us! Trivia starts at 8:00pm. Pizza included.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 7:30pm

(Apr. 11-Aug. 25) — A play set in the Industrial East side of Los Angeles, in what was once a heavily Jewish area. Three survivors meet on a factory floor, set amongst deportations, poor wages and fading memories.
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Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 8:00pm

"New York City's best kept secret." — Blurt Magazine. Brooklyn-based Israeli musicians Alon Albagli on guitar and Daniel Dor on drums & synth. Click for video.
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