Your weekend calendar: Feb. 25-26
Cumbia River Band — Cumbia River Band is Martin Vejarano’s brand new project that draws from a festive repertoire of Colombian Cumbia standards. These all-time favorite Cumbia hits will take you back to the golden years of the genre as well as inspire you to dance and contemplate the joy and energy that this Cumbia River Band brings along. Featuring tuba, accordion, clarinet, percussion and voice, the band delivers a captivating sound.
When: Saturday, Feb. 25, at 10 p.m.
Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst
Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under
Contact: (718) 803-9602
Pirate Pete’s Parrot — The play revolves around Pirate Pete, a lovable rogue on a mission to find his beloved runaway parrot, Polly. Armed with an endearing crew of misfits, Pete embarks on a journey complete with songs, sword fights, and plenty of audience interaction.
When: Feb. 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City
Cost: $10 for children, $15 for adults; $40 family four-pack
Contact: (347) 978-5367
The Beauty of Ballet — The 45-minute, family-friendly presentation will illustrate how students develop into accomplished classical ballet dancers, alternating examples of advanced classroom training exercises with the performance of excerpts from notable ballets.
When: Feb. 26 at 1 and 3 p.m.
Where: Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave., S, Corona
Contact: (718) 760-0064
Silence — Martin Scorsese’s latest film is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s celebrated novel about Christian missionaries in 17th-century Japan.
When: Feb. 26 at 5:15 p.m.
Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
Contact: (718) 784-0077