The Manhattan Transfer, Queensborough Community
College, Sunday, Apr. 6 (see below).
The New York Hall of Science will air the Disney movie “Frozen” in 3D on April 4, 5 and 6. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children, seniors and students. Call (718) 699-0005 for the screening times.
“THE GEMINI KILLER”
Theatre Time Productions will hold a staging of a new play, “The Gemini Killer.” Written and directed by Tom Williams, this mystery thriller will be held at the Colonial Church of Bayside, located at 54-02 217th St. It will start at 8 p.m. and repeat on April 5 at 8 p.m. and April 6 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $16 for general admission and $14 for seniors and children. Call (347) 358-8102 or visit www.theatretime.org for tickets.
TAIWAN: A WORLD OF ORCHIDS
The Queens Botanical Garden will display a series of stunning orchids, along with children’s crafts. There will be a Techno Prince Dancing Doll performance at 12:45 p.m., a garden tour at 1 p.m., a tea ceremony at 1:45 p.m. and a live musical performance at 1:45 p.m. There will also be samples of Taiwanese treats on hand. The day will last from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Queens Botanical Garden is located at 43-50 Main St., Flushing.
ONE NIGHT IN FROGTOWN
Flushing Town Hall will present “One Night In Frogtown,” a multimedia musical based Philip Pelletier’s story. This acclaimed diversity story will come to life through projected animations, a live story reading and live music performances. Copies of the book are available in the gift shop and Pelletier will sign books after the show. The show starts at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for members and $8 for children. Call (718) 463-7700 for more information.
RUTH WILSON GILMORE
Professor Ruth Wilson Gilmore, author of “Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California,” will take part in an interactive conversation and walkthrough of a Queens Museum exhibition. She will be part of a museum survey on “Do you want the cosmetic version or do you want the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2014.” Accompanied by Larissa Harris, the event will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call (718) 592-9700 for more information.
NEW LEGEND BOXING
World-Ranked Juan Dominguez will take on German Meraz to headline a boxing event at Resorts World New York City Casino. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the first bell at 7 p.m. Co-featured matches include Rafael Vazquez in action, and an eight-round bout between undefeated middleweight Frank Galarza and Franklin Gonzalez. Tickets are available at www.newlegendboxing.com.
Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood will host the Ridgewood Market from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is the one year anniversary of the market. There will be more than 40 independent and local artisan vendors at the market. There will also be food, pastries and alcohol. The event is considered kid friendly and date friendly. Gottscheer Hall is located at 657 Fairview Ave. in Ridgewood.
THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER
The Manhattan Transfer, a Grammy-winning jazz fusion vocal group, will perform at Queensborough Community College at 3 p.m. With 10 Grammy awards to their name, the group is the most popular jazz vocal group of the 20th century. Tickets are $40. To attend, visit qcc.cuny.edu/qpac/boxOffice.asp or call (718) 631-6311.
Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students. The dance class will run from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Forest Hills Library. The library is located at 108-19 71st Ave.
WORLD’S FAIR TALK
The Greater Astoria Historical Society will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair with a lecture, part of the Long Island City Forum Lecture Series at 7 p.m. at the GAHS gallery, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City. The fair is best remembered as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The nascent Space Age, with its vista of promise, was well represented. It remains a touchstone for New York–area Baby Boomers, who visited the optimistic fair as children before the turbulent years of the Vietnam War, cultural changes and increasing struggles for civil rights. Images used in the program were never seen by the public. Fee: Free for GAHS members. $5 for the public.
Nobel Prize-winning author Derek Walcott will appear at Queens College as part of its evening readings series. He is the author of the volumes of poetry “Omeros,” “The Bounty” and “White Edrets.” Walcott will be interviewed Leonard Lopate in the music building. The event costs $20 and starts at 7 p.m.
A Beatles Tribute band, Beatlemania, will perform at Resorts World Casino on April 9. They will perform classic songs such as “Come Together,” “Back in the U.S.S.R” and “Blackbird.” The show will begin at 8 p.m. Resorts World is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd in South Ozone Park.
A WINE & CHEESE TASTING EVENT
Join us for an evening of cheese and wine as our Maître Fromager, Max McCalman, introduces you to the basics of cheese and wine pairing. Along the way you will learn the differences between milk types, their range of aromas, flavors and textures, and also how to shop, care for and present fine cheese. Engage your mind and your palate as you enjoy seven carefully selected cheeses paired with four delicious wines over the course of this two-hour evening of bliss! Come join in for only $70. Register two or more and get $10 off each! For information, visit www.artisanalcheese.com.
DEVIL SCIENCE THEATER
The Laughing Devil Comedy Club in Long Island City will host an evening of cult films, alcohol and comedians. Finally, a time when people are encouraged to talk at a theater and heckle at a comedy club. Show begins at 10:30 p.m. Admission is $6.