A musical journey evoking the essence of the cultural landscape of Italy in all its splendor. Repertoire includes Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style D. 590; Stravinsky: Pulcinella (whose story is based on the character from Italy’s Commedia Dell’Arte) and the ever-popular Vivaldi Four Seasons. Maestro Majkut conducts from the harpsichord. Presented by the Queens Symphony Orchestra, Martin Majkut, Music Director & Conductor.
When: Friday, March 23, 7:30 PM
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354
Admission: FREE (RSVP Required)
Sarah Lynn Henry will offer a talk about Elizabeth Korn (1900-1979) artist and her work, presently on view at the Voelker Orth Museum. Korn’s evocative assemblages and prints of the 1970s combine classical imagery with found objects and striking forms. The artist trained in Germany early in the 20th century, emigrated in the 1930s, taught, illustrated books, and created new work well into her 70s. The presentation is followed by a reception.
Sara Lynn Henry is Professor of Art History, Emerita, and N.E.H. Distinguished Teaching Professor of Humanities. Currently she is an independent curator and art writer concerned with art, nature and science matters; also with the contemporary East-West aesthetic dialogue. As a scholar she has published extensively on Paul Klee.
When: Saturday, March 24, 2 pm
Where: Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Avenue, Flushing, NY
The exhibition, Elizabeth Korn: Her American Half Life is on view through April 15th. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 pm.
Come celebrate Irish culture at the inaugural Bayside Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Grand Marshall is NYCPBA President Pat Lynch and Aides are Mary McCauley, Jeff Reinhart, Francis McLoughlin, Fr. Robert Whelan of OLBS and Frank Talty. Bring the friends and family for a great day!
When: Saturday, March 24, 10 am
Where: Starts at 36th and ends at 41st avenue along Bell Boulevard, Bayside
Some participants will be:
MTA PD Pipes and Drums, NYPD Marching Unit and color guard, Sword of Light, Molloy High School Pipes and Drums, AOH- Division #15- Whitestone, AOH/LAOH – Bayside # 13, Bayside Bombers Lacrosse Team, Boy Scouts Troops #75 and #85, County Cavan Association, County Down Association, County Mayo Society, County Roscommon Society, Fitzpatrick Academy of Irish Dance, Habitat for Humanity,Hispanic American Court Officers Association, Irish American Center of Queens Nassau, Suffolk and Mineola, Knights of Columbus -Dooley McGinvey, North Shore Animal Hospital, North West Bayside Civic Association, Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, Saint Francis Prep High School Irish Club, Shannon Gaels Gaelic Athletic Association and The Shield Institute.
Grand Marshal is Pat Lynch – President of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of New York and a Bayside local.