Mel Chin: All Over the Place - Ongoing; All day until August 28th - Mel Chin: All Over the Place, presents a multi-location exhibition with exciting manifestations of the work of Mel Chin co-produced by the Queens Museum and No Longer Empty. The exhibition will span nearly four decades of Chin’s malleable and wide-ranging approach to artistic practice. Exhibition sites in New York City include the Queens Museum, Times Square, and the Broadway-Lafayette subway station.
The objects and project artifacts in All Over the Place will be organized around the thematic strands that have long preoccupied Chin’s thinking, including the natural environment, socioeconomic systems and injustice, the weight of lamentations as well as the lightness of humor to reveal truths. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
David Bowie is - Ongoing until July 15th - Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music, inspiring people to shape their own identities while challenging social traditions. David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is taking its final bow at the Brooklyn Museum, providing an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind material.
David Bowie is presents approximately 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie Archive, including the artist’s original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets from famous songs, original album art, photographs, and videos, all tracing Bowie’s creative process from his teenage years in England through his last twenty years, when he resided in New York City. | Brooklyn Museum, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway
Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 - Ongoing until June 18 - MoMA PS1 presents the world premiere of a series of experimental films the artist Maria Lassnig made in New York City in the 1970s. This presentation focuses on a selection of newly discovered and restored films that examine ways of looking and seeing bound up in bodily sensation. Newly restored by the Maria Lassnig Foundation in close collaboration with the Austrian Film Museum, these films incorporate animation, sound, and poetic voiceovers that encourage entry into the artist’s internal world. Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 highlights both finished films and film fragments, all produced using 16mm, 8mm, and Super 8, comprised of live action footage, animated drawings, animated paper cut-outs, and documentary footage of the artist’s studio and her surroundings in New York. | MoMa PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City
KYGO “Kids in Love Tour” - Fri, May 11; 7:30 pm - Norwegian superstar Kygo returns with special guest Blackbear for the Kids In Love Tour 2018. Tickets start at $66. | Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown
LIC Springs! 2018 - Sun, May 12; 12 - 5 pm - Enjoy live music, dance, theater performances, interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more, free and open to all ages.| Vernon Blvd, btwn 46th & 50th Avenues, LIC
LGBTQ Voices - Mon, May 14; 5:30 pm - Our 5th Annual celebration of diverse LGBTQ voices through the performing arts. Free. | Queens Center Mall,90-15 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
Free Screening: Kill Bill – Vol. 1 - Wed, May 16; 8 pm - A former assassin wakes from a coma four years after her jealous ex-lover Bill attempts to murder her on her wedding day. | Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint
Mother's Day Brunch in the Garden - Sun, May 13; 10 am or 1 pm - Treat mom to a sumptuous menu of freshly made hot dishes, muffins, scones, coffees, teas and a complimentary glass of wine. $30-$60 | Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
Rock & Roll Playhouse - Sat, May 13; 12:30 pm - The Music of Bob Marley for Kids. $12 | Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg