Jerry Lewis, comic titan behind ‘Nutty Professor,’ MDA telethon, dead at 91. I saw him a last year. Memorium.
Events: Monday, August 21: Crown Heights screening, 7 pm, Flicks on the Beach. Based on a true story, Brooklyn NY teenage immigrant Colin Warner was convicted for a crime he didn’t commit. While spending years in prison his best friend Carl devotes his life to proving Colin’s innocence. Coney Island Beach Boardwalk (W 12th Street).
Concert: Afro-Caribbean Flavor including performances by Dahved Levy, Denroy Morgan, Morgan Heritage, and Rayvon, Wingate Field, 600 Kingston Ave, near Kings County Hospital. The hours were not listed but used to be at 7:30 pm. To check call the borough president’s office.
Brooklyn Comedy Festival 8/21-27.
Motown Night this Thursday there are the 4 Tops or really the 2 Tops, The Spinners, Martha Reeves and Mary Wilson of the Supremes. For $20 you can get a ticket at the box office for at the Coney Island’s Ford Amphitheatre or Ticketmaster for $28.
During the solar eclipse birds may go back into their nests. At 1:23 pm and 2 :40 pm and ending at 4 pm are key times. Only look with the special glasses you can get from some libraries. At the corona, which is just the ring border showing, crickets come out and after totality roosters crow. The best viewing is between Chris Christie and the moon. He won’t get the WFAN Radio job because he wanted to be solo and not have a cohost said one radio source. Here’s An Exact Simulation Of What the Eclipse Will Look Like.
Solar Eclipse at Gateway NRA. Monday there is a total eclipse of the sun. From New York City, which is north of the path of totality, the sun will appear partially eclipsed (magnitude 0.77), which will still be an incredible sight. Join the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge or at Sandy Hook for prime viewing. At both events, we’ll provide solar eclipse glasses for safe viewing.
Solar Eclipse Hike at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (Queens, NY), 2- 3:30 pm. Join a park ranger on a hike around the West Pond Trail as they explore the celestial wilderness of the 2017 solar eclipse and collect data for citizen science projects. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water and bug repellent. Inclement weather cancels. Please RSVP at 718-318-4340.
Solar Eclipse Party, 1-5 pm. History House, Building 1 (Sandy Hook, NJ). Join a park ranger and S.T.A.R Astronomy to view the solar eclipse. Rangers and astronomers will share with visitors how to safely enjoy the eclipsed.
Tips from B and H: Solar and Solar Eclipse Viewing 101.
Solar Eclipse Photography FAQ.