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THE FREAK SHOW Exhibition 12:00 pm
THE FREAK SHOW Exhibition @ Local Project
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 1:51 pm
THE FREAK SHOW Exhibition @ Local Project
Local Project is excited to bring so much talent together, representing some of the current creepy times and also some dark but funny bodies of work. Artists and the public together will be under a safe roof where both can communicate and talk openly about their points of view. The Freak Show Exhibition is curated by
MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS – A Caribbean Sensation 7:00 pm
MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS – A Caribbean Sensation @ Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm
MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS - A Caribbean Sensation @ Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) proudly presents MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS, A Caribbean Sensation that celebrates Caribbean artists living in metropolitan, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, with some of whom were seen in the documentary film “Plight Of The Caribbean Artists.” The MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS exhibition includes paintings, mixed media works and sculptures
My Childhood in Bayside (vs. What’s There Now) 10:45 am
My Childhood in Bayside (vs. What’s There Now)
Sep 1 @ 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
My Childhood in Bayside (vs. What's There Now)
I am leading a walk through old Bayside where I lived from 1943-1958. Most of the personal landmarks of my early life have vanished but there are threads of continuity and many anecdotes. Several sites have been designated as NYC landmarks: All Saints Episcopal Church, the Lawrence family graveyard and the Cobblestone house. When silent
Jackknife Comedy 8:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy @ The Creek and The Cave
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jackknife Comedy @ The Creek and The Cave
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
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Blessing of the Backpacks L.I.C/Astoria 10:30 am
Blessing of the Backpacks L.I.C/Astoria @ Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria
Sep 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Blessing of the Backpacks L.I.C/Astoria @ Trinity Lutheran Church L.I.C./Astoria
Blessing of the Backpacks is a promise that our church makes to students in the community that we will be praying for them throughout the year and our church doors are open to them. All students (including those in college) are welcomed. Bring a backpack for a blessing. We will also have free school supplies
Hunt for Spicebush Berries with “Wildman” Steve Brill 11:45 am
Hunt for Spicebush Berries with “Wildman” Steve Brill
Sep 2 @ 11:45 am – 3:45 pm
Hunt for Spicebush Berries with "Wildman" Steve Brill
Beginning at the corner of Forest Park Dr. and Park Lane in Kew Gardens, America’s go-to guy for foraging, “Wildman” Steve Brill, will lead one of his world-famous wild food and ecology tours of Forest Park. This varied park, with cultivated areas, walkways, and trails, is great for late summer foraging. Berries thrive in thickets here,
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Heidi Mastrogiovanni in conversation with August McLaughlin on Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only 7:00 pm
Heidi Mastrogiovanni in conversation with August McLaughlin on Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only @ The Astoria Bookshop
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heidi Mastrogiovanni in conversation with August McLaughlin on Lala Pettibone: Standing Room Only @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join Heidi Mastrogiovanni for Lala Pettinbone: Standing Room Only, the sequel to Lala Pettinbone’s Act Two! When life gives you lemons, run away to Paris. Heidi will be joined by August McLaughlin, host and creator of Girl Boner® and Girl Boner Radio. HEIDI MASTROGIOVANNI is a graduate of Wesleyan University and was chosen as one
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Free Community Conversation on 9/11 in Kew Gardens
Free Community Conversation on 9/11 in Kew Gardens @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Sep 8 all-day
Free Community Conversation on 9/11 in Kew Gardens @ Victorian Admin Building at Maple Grove Cemetery
Join in for a free discussion about 9/11 – National Day of Service & Remembrance sponsored by Humanities NY. A free community conversation with an historic reading provided by Humanities NY followed by a discussion about the reading and its relevance to the 9/11 terror attacks. Held at the Victorian Admin Building 83-15 Kew Gardens
Wild Edibles of Queens Farm 10:00 am
Wild Edibles of Queens Farm @ Queens County Farm Museum
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wild Edibles of Queens Farm @ Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Farm is host to a variety of wild edibles in our woodlands, pollinator gardens, and pathway edges. Join expert Leda Meredith for this hands-on exploration of our grounds and learn to safely identify, sustainably harvest, and enjoy wild, seasonal ingredients. Leda will describe flavors, provide suggestions for preparation, and give tips on preservation for year-round use.
GIRLS RESIST! A workshop on activism, leadership, and starting a revolution 1:00 pm
GIRLS RESIST! A workshop on activism, leadership, and starting a revolution @ The Astoria Bookshop
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm
GIRLS RESIST! A workshop on activism, leadership, and starting a revolution @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join in a workshop on Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution, lead by author, assistant advocacy director of the ACLU of New York and Autostraddle Staff Writer, KaeLyn Rich. An empowering and accessible resource for teen girls and young women looking for smart, actionable advice and guidance, Girls Resist! is
Second Saturday Walking Tour in Kew Gardens 2:00 pm
Second Saturday Walking Tour in Kew Gardens @ Maple Grove Cemetery
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Second Saturday Walking Tour in Kew Gardens @ Maple Grove Cemetery
Join in for an informative walking tour in Victorian Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens. Hear about its notable residents and learn about Victorian funerary symbols and styles. Free parking in the cemetery. Light refreshments. Meet outside the Victorian Admin Building just inside the gate at Lefferts Blvd. Pay in cash at the tour or
QUIP: Queens United International Party 3:00 pm
QUIP: Queens United International Party @ Sunnyside Gardens Park
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
QUIP: Queens United International Party @ Sunnyside Gardens Park
Music festival featuring the diverse musical talents of Queen’s musicians. Food trucks, beer, crafts for kids. $10 suggested donation, kids under 12 free Line Up: 3:30p The Not Club of NY (feat. gypsy violin of Mario Forte) 5:30p Chota Madre (Ecuadorean/African ensemble) 7:00p Drum and dance lesson from Maguette Camara (from Senegal) 7:30p The Brown
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Calpulli Community Classes Return To Spaceworks – Long Island City
Calpulli Community Classes Return To Spaceworks – Long Island City @ Spaceworks - Long Island City
Sep 9 all-day
Calpulli Community Classes Return To Spaceworks - Long Island City @ Spaceworks - Long Island City
Sundays beginning September 9th, 2018 See the Community page on Calpulli’s website for class availability and times! Community classes in dance and music are led by Calpulli’s Teaching Artists and hosted at professional dance studios in Queens, Staten Island, Red Bank (NJ), and New Rochelle. The program, for both children and adults are focused on
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day 2018
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day 2018 @ Kew Gardens, Austin Street, Lefferts Blvd, neighboring streets
Sep 9 all-day
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day 2018 @ Kew Gardens, Austin Street, Lefferts Blvd, neighboring streets
KEW GARDENS COMMUNITY ARTS DAY 2018 This event is sponsored by a NYC Council Grant awarded by Karen Koslowitz to the Kew Gardens Council for Recreation & the Arts, Inc. and a Friends of The Potter’s Wheel Grant Kew Gardens Celebrates the Diversity of Queens Artists on Sunday, September 9, 2018. If you are looking
Gott Market? 11:00 am
Gott Market? @ Gottscheer Hall
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Gott Market? @  Gottscheer Hall
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gott Market? 11:00 am
Gott Market? @ Gottscheer Hall
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Gott Market? @  Gottscheer Hall
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
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Everyday People w/ Baker, Brew-Hammond, Camacho
Everyday People w/ Baker, Brew-Hammond, Camacho @ The Astoria Bookshop
Sep 10 all-day
Everyday People w/ Baker, Brew-Hammond, Camacho @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join in on Monday, September 10th, for an evening with Jennifer Baker, editor of Everyday People: The Color of Life. Jennifer will be joined by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and Glendaliz Camacho who are both contributors to the anthology. In the tradition of Best American Short Stories comes Everyday People: The Color of Life, a dazzling
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La Patronal 6:15 pm
La Patronal @ Flushing Town Hall
Sep 14 @ 6:15 pm
La Patronal @ Flushing Town Hall
Fall/Winter 2018 season kick-off dance party with La Patronal! Rooted in the tradition of ‘fiestas patronales’ or town fairs common in rural villages across Latin America, this unique brass band from Lima, Peru presents Peru’s most rooted heritage and traditions through music and dance. Their lively performances encourage audience participation and dancing with contagious percussion
A Voice for the Voiceless: World Premiere Music Event 7:00 pm
A Voice for the Voiceless: World Premiere Music Event @ Queens Theatre in the Park
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
A Voice for the Voiceless: World Premiere Music Event @ Queens Theatre in the Park
World premiere of “A Voice for the Voiceless,” new work by composer Landon Knoblock, inspired by and created with the voices of youth in NYC public schools who experience homelessness and housing instability. Composed around children’s voices, “A Voice for the Voiceless” acts as a collection of vignettes, framing their stories in a mix of
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Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe 1:00 pm
Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe @ Flushing Town Hall
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm
Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe @ Flushing Town Hall
Celebrating the Inner Mongolian culture of the grasslands, dancers and musicians bring their evocative and energetic performing arts to the stage. The sounds of long-tone and Mongolian throat singing join the music of horse-head fiddles and the vibrancy of dance to bring ethnic Mongolian culture to life.
World War I Exhibit in Kew Gardens – Opening Reception 3:00 pm
World War I Exhibit in Kew Gardens – Opening Reception @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
World War I Exhibit in Kew Gardens - Opening Reception @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with an exhibit that will be on display for the next month. The opening will include a short lecture about the exhibit and a wine & cheese reception. Free admission; RSVP requested but not required. Free Parking
Salsa Masala: a Jackson Heights Block Party 3:30 pm
Salsa Masala: a Jackson Heights Block Party @ Viva la Comida Festival
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Salsa Masala: a Jackson Heights Block Party @ Viva la Comida Festival | New York | United States
Queens Council on the Arts’ Artist Commissioning Program will present at Viva la Comida the world premiere of Salsa Masala: A Jackson HeightsBlock Party, a new work completed by ACP awardee in music composition Neil Padukone. Inspired by the music of Latin America, the Indian subcontinent, and Black music of the US, Salsa Masala creates
CinemaLIC Presents: Ratatouille 7:00 pm
CinemaLIC Presents: Ratatouille @ Hunters Point South Park
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm
CinemaLIC Presents: Ratatouille @ Hunters Point South Park | New York | United States
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight. The
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Freeway of Love: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Roberta Flack 6:57 pm
Freeway of Love: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, and Roberta Flack @ Central Library
Sep 18 @ 6:57 pm – 7:57 pm
Emilie Surtees is an independent recording artist who writes, co-produces, & performs her original music all around her native New York and abroad. She also performs tribute shows at some of New York’s top venues such as on the Main Stage at BB King’s Blues Club in Times Square, at The Highline Ballroom in Chelsea, at
Suzi Siegel’s Tiny New York 7:00 pm
Suzi Siegel’s Tiny New York @ The Astoria Bookshop
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Suzi Siegel's Tiny New York @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join Queens local Suzi Siegel for Tiny New York: The Smallest Things in the Biggest City. While New York may be famous for its towering skyscrapers and colossal neon billboards, it turns out it’s actually the little things that tell the real New York story. Suzi Siegel, who is little, grew up in a little
HOT JAM! Open Stage at Shillelagh Tavern 7:30 pm
HOT JAM! Open Stage at Shillelagh Tavern @ Shillelagh Tavern
Sep 18 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
HOT JAM! Open Stage at Shillelagh Tavern @ Shillelagh Tavern | New York | United States
The N.E.X.T. HOT JAM! – an OPEN STAGE, New Orleans-style JAM SESSION -Sign up to play from a list of songs selected for the evening. Bring your instruments and JAM OUT on three (15-20 minute) popular songs during a one-hour set. There will be THREE SETS FOR THE EVENING (sign-up for the 8pm set, 9pm
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Back to School in Good Health 4:00 pm
Back to School in Good Health @ Long Island City YMCA
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm
Back to School in Good Health @ Long Island City YMCA
Expert pediatrician Dr. Rachel Brozinsky will discuss recommended exams, healthy eating, and more. Have your questions answered and your concerns addressed. Presented by Mount Sinai Queens in collaboration with The Long Island City YMCA.
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Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective 8:00 pm
Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective @ Green Space
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 10:00 pm
Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective @ Green Space
Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective. Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre’s where have you been, where are you going? explores the journey away from and toward home as a physical, emotional and psychological place. The piece also contends with feminist, political and social identities in relationship to “home,” in literal and metaphorical terms.
Inna Live in NYC
Inna Live in NYC @ Melrose Ballroom
Sep 21 all-day
Inna Live in NYC @ Melrose Ballroom
Inna live in concert in New York! Doors 8 PM. Concert 11:30 PM. 21+ w/ID. Photo and Video by Geometria New York. Info & Reservations: 929-293-9193
Banda Magda 7:00 pm
Banda Magda @ Flushing Town Hall
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
Banda Magda @ Flushing Town Hall
Flushing Town Hall is a new member of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Jazz Touring Network! Excited to present Banda Magda led by Greek-born composer, arranger, singer and accordionist Magda Giannikou, who takes the audience on a global journey of music, rhythm, and storytelling. Drawing on the band’s global background, the group combines South American rhythms
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Minhwa: Colorful Paintings with Many Secrets: 민화-밝고 화려한 그림속의 비밀
Minhwa: Colorful Paintings with Many Secrets: 민화-밝고 화려한 그림속의 비밀 @ Voelker Orth Museum
Sep 22 – Nov 18 all-day
Minhwa: Colorful Paintings with Many Secrets: 민화-밝고 화려한 그림속의 비밀 @ Voelker Orth Museum  | New York | United States
JungOck Chang turned her attention to art when she left teaching in NYC public schools. She cultivated her interest in Minhwa, a style of Korean traditional folk painting and spent the past six years studying and painting. Her images draw on Minhwa’s long pictorial tradition. This exhibition will be running from September 22 to November
2nd Annual SBID Harvest Festival 11:00 am
2nd Annual SBID Harvest Festival @ Sutphin Blvd
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
2nd Annual SBID Harvest Festival @ Sutphin Blvd | New York | United States
Join the Sutphin Boulevard BID’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival in celebrating the community. From Hillside to Jamaica avenues on Sutphin Boulevard. Bring the whole family and come meet radio personality Dr. Bob Lee from WBLS. There will be arts and crafts, food, music, senior cafe, children’s block, games and rides.
Mount Sinai Queens LIC Family Day 12:00 pm
Mount Sinai Queens LIC Family Day @ LIC Landing by COFFEED (at Hunters Point Park South)
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm
Mount Sinai Queens LIC Family Day @ LIC Landing by COFFEED (at Hunters Point Park South)
Join Mount Sinai Queens for a day of fun health and wellness activities, free for all. There will be giveaways, music, activities for children and adults, health screenings, and food tastings. We’ll get you moving with group yoga, dance, and more!
Live Concert with Mariel Pacific in Kew Gardens 6:00 pm
Live Concert with Mariel Pacific in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live Concert with Mariel Pacific in Kew Gardens @ The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery | New York | United States
Join us for our season opening concert with singer Mariel Pacific for an evening of Broadway, Contemporary, Standard songs and more! Concert to be followed by a reception of light refreshments in the gallery with our new World War I Centennial Exhibit. Free admission with RSVP or $5 suggested donation for walk in attendees. Free
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Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration
Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Sep 23 all-day
Kol Esperanza: A New Year Celebration @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center
To ring in the Jewish New Year, the Israeli based vocal group is back by popular demand! Having made their New York debut at QPAC, and subsequently touring Israel, Germany and Central America, the group promises an electrifying concert, performing American standards, Jewish classics, Israeli favorites and Broadway showstoppers! Five classically trained world-class vocalists, backed
Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll 2018 12:00 pm
Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll 2018 @ Between 38th & 41st avenues
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bell Blvd Sunday Stroll 2018 @ Between 38th & 41st avenues | New York | United States
Join the Bayside Village BID for another fun September Sunday Stroll! Come enjoy free live music and fun family activities, including crafts, bounce houses and games, a GIANT Spirograph, a Pizza Eating Contest, cooking demonstration, live music, dance performances, Bachata dance demonstration and lesson, volleyball demonstration and free beach balls (while supplies last), a bubble show, face painting
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase 7:00 pm
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase @ Green Space
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase @ Green Space | New York | United States
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase featuring: Elaine Tripoulas, Last Minute Applicant, Molly Kennedy, the lab, Thryn Saxon and Emily Tellier, Wonderland Wizehart. FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 13 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features 5-6 dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green
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HOW TO BE LESS STUPID ABOUT RACE 7:00 pm
HOW TO BE LESS STUPID ABOUT RACE @ The Astoria Bookshop
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HOW TO BE LESS STUPID ABOUT RACE @ The Astoria Bookshop
Join Dr. Crystal M. Fleming and Dr. Leah Perry as they discuss How To Be Less Stupid about Race, a unique and irreverent take on everything that’s wrong with our “national conversation about race”—and what to do about it. How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths
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The Collecting and Display of Contemporary Native American Art 5:00 pm
The Collecting and Display of Contemporary Native American Art @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Collecting and Display of Contemporary Native American Art @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College | New York | United States
Danyelle Means, the Consulting Curator for the upcoming Survivance & Sovereignty on Turtle Island Exhibit and former Exhibitions Director for the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, will discuss her research on museum collections and exhibition practices. In particular, she will address Native American Art in the collections of European museums. Part of
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Jazz Tracks Tour 11:00 am
Jazz Tracks Tour
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jazz Tracks Tour
This tour has it all – Walk, Ride, Learn & Lunch. Explore Corona-East Elmhurst’s history of jazz artists and music. This walking tour will include transportation to various locations throughout Corona East Elmhurst.  Ticket also includes a lunch during the tour. Presented by the Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Seats are limited, so make sure you
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Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of American Folk Music with Special Guest Noel Paul Stookey
Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of American Folk Music with Special Guest Noel Paul Stookey @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Sep 30 all-day
Lonesome Traveler: The Roots of American Folk Music with Special Guest Noel Paul Stookey @ Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music, with the acclaimed musical that tells the story of an ever changing America. With special guest Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary), the show that the New York Times calls “illuminating, revelatory and beautiful,” celebrates the music of Woody Guthrie, The Limeliters, Peter,
It Can Happen Here 7:30 pm
It Can Happen Here @ Jamaica Performing Arts Center
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm
It Can Happen Here @ Jamaica Performing Arts Center | New York | United States
A reference to the Sinclair Lewis novel It Can’t Happen Here, Sloan’s project presents a series of monologues built from interviews with people who once thought “It can’t happen here” including Hurricane Sandy survivors who lost everything in the storm, DACA recipients struggling with current and changing policy, refugees from military dictatorships, second and third