Featuring original tropical Latin roots dance music with Cuban rhythms that explores the crosscurrents of son, salsa, timba, funk, rock, afrobeat, Haitian compas, and more. Jose Conde Eclectric and his Cuban salsa band Ola Fresca take you on a dance-inspiring musical journey from Miami to New York to Havana and back!
When: Friday, September 22, 7 PM (dance lesson) & 8 PM (concert)
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354
Admission: $16/$10 Members & Students
Celebrate hip hop music, art, and film with concerts, art exhibitions, yoga, tours, and films at various venues across Queens. You will have the opportunity to visit the Queens Museum, Not For Them Studios and Museum of the Moving Image. See below for a complete list of events and venues:
When: Friday Sunday, September 22 – 24 (Times Vary)
Where: Multiple Venues in Astoria, Long Island City, Jamaica, and Flushing
Admission: Price Varies by Event
Opening Reception: Queens Museum, 7-10pm, September 22nd
Music by DJ Fatfingaz with refreshments available from COFFEED.
Queens of Queens Art Exhibit: La Vecina, 1-4pm, September 23rd
Join us at La Vecina on Steinway Street to honor great female MC’s and hip hop contributors from Queens.
Screening of Set It Off: Museum of the Moving Image, 4pm September 23rd
The Museum of the Moving Image in conjunction with QHHF will be screening Set It Off starring Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise. Tickets $12.
Concert featuring Meyhem Lauren: Aloha NYC, 7pm, September 23rd
Meyhem Lauren alongside Drippin Gold, Bankskee, AG Flow, Penny Shaw, Why Not Show Love & Genique. Tickets $20 presale.
Hip Hop Yoga: 34-27 Steinway Street, Noon, September 24th
Join us for a vinyasa yoga class set to Queens Hip Hop tracks led by Queens based instructor Jane Wong. Tickets $20 presale.
Paying Homage to our Legends: Signature Soundz Studio, 6-10pm, September 24th
An afternoon of live performances, cyphers, and photography. The studio of the late Jam Master Jay will feature the hip hop historian Shaheem Reid, performers China Mac, Official JL, R Cin White, 821 Music, Delastax, Homey Hill, ONE PPL and a DJ tribute to JMJ, Chinx, Prodigy, and Phife Dawg.
A hilarious musical revue about what it really takes to be a Diva. A passionate tribute to the Spanish Divas: Sara Montiel, Lola Flores, Rocio Jurado and Charo. Starring Hinma Heredia, the Queen of Spanish comedy in New York. She celebrates the goddesses of yesteryear and their music that inspired her obsession with acting, singing and dancing.
When: Friday, September 22 – Sunday, October 8, Fridays & Saturdays 8PM, Sundays 4PM
Where: Thalia Hispanic Theater, 41-17 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104
Performed in English with Spanish songs. Written and Performed by Inma Heredia. Directed by Adolfo Vazquez
The Queens County Fair features pie eating & corn husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, pig races, and world-class children’s entertainment by jugglers, magicians, and acrobats! Don’t miss the Blue Ribbon competitions in produce, livestock, arts & crafts, baked goods, and more. Dance the day away at the Beer Garden with the Shannon Breeze Irish Band. Check out the Con Edison Ecology booth where you can adopt a worm for your home compost bin, get gardening and recycling tips, and create free crafts for kids. Enjoy live music on the Gas House Gorillas on stage until 1:30 pm, followed by Something Special Big Band.
The Amazing Maize Maze opens this weekend, and there will be food and craft vendors at the farm all day.
When: Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24, 11 AM – 6 M
Where: Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004
Admission: $10/adult; $7/kid ages 3-12. Ticket is for one day only.