Weekly Entertainment Calendar May 2 to May 9
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Voelker-Orth Museum.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Voelker-Orth Museum.
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Art

Akari: Sculpture by Other Means - Ongoing until May 5, 2019 - Akari: Sculpture by Other Means occupies the Museum’s second-floor galleries. It includes several installations that allow visitors to experience ways that Isamu Noguchi’s Akari—a modular ecosystem of lightweight, collapsible paper lanterns—can create and transform space. | Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving - Ongoing until May 12, 2019 - Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s unique and immediately recognizable style was an integral part of her identity. Kahlo came to define herself through her ethnicity, disability, and politics, all of which were at the heart of her work. Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter and the first in the United States to display a collection of her clothing and other personal possessions, which were rediscovered and inventoried in 2004 after being locked away since Kahlo’s death, in 1954. | Brooklyn Museum, Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway

Music

Dreamland Roller Disco - Fri, May 3 - 7:30 - 10:30 pm - Boy Bands vs Girls Pop. | LeFrak Center @ Lakeside, 171 East Drive, Prospect Park

Cinco de Mayo Celebration - Sun, May 5 - 2 pm - An afternoon of music, food and drink recognizing Mexican heritage. $25 (food & drink included) |Voelker-Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Avenue, Flushing

Film

Festival of Arcane Knowledge - Sun, May 5; 12-7 pm - An afternoon-long exploration of the intersections between art, death and culture with talks, demonstrations and film screenings. $45 | Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, Greenwood Heights

Family

Family Fun Day - Sat, May 4 - 1 - 5 pm - Inflatable castle, face painting, petting zoo, snack tables and more! Adults $10, Kids Free! | Aviator Sports & Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Avenue, Marine Park

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