8:00 pm
Birding blogger and field guide author Corey Finger will discuss “The Twenty Best Birds I Have Seen” – his twenty most memorable encounters with birds. Blogger and field guide author Corey Finger has birded on four continents since he first picked up binoculars in 2005. In this presentation he will share photos and stories of encounters with his most memorable
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Oct 20 @ 11:30 am
11:30 am
FAMILY WORKSHOP (AGES 10+) Join Master Teaching Artist Pepe Santana for a workshop on Andean Culture and instrument-making. Learn the history of Andean Culture, traditions and music, while Pepe instructs you in making a pentatonic panpipe and learning how to play it. Then check out his personal collection of Andean instruments in our gallery. SAT
Flushing Town Hall
Oct 21 – Oct 31 all-day
12:00 am
The New York International Fringe Festival returns in October of 2018 with both a FringeNYC and FringeBYOV segment. FringeBYOV (“Bring Your Own Venue”) is a new “open access” segment in the outer boroughs, and encompasses both existing Indie Venues with their own programming. One of the FringeQNS Indie Venues running this 2018 will be at
The Secret Theatre
Oct 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
Tyrannosaurs is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Randall Otis, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through. Every week we stylize and diversify the lineup so that every show has a
RaR Bar
5:00 pm
Panelists: Jennifer Kreder, Professor of Law at Solomon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Jackie Swift (Comanche/Fort Sill Apache), Repatriation Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution Additional Speaker To Be Announced This panel addresses the process of repatriation at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and the repatriation
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1:00 pm
Many Faces of Love: Beyond Closed Doors A workshop to increase awareness about healthy family relationships. To bring awareness on abusive relationships and provide hope, empowerment, support and confidence. By overcoming the stigma of broken lives, finding a foundation and learning what it means to build a healthy life. On the program we will have:
Cambria Heights Public Library
1:00 pm
Special Guest: Hanne Liebmann, Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker: Dr. Azadeh Aalai, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Queensborough Community College Join the KHC as we remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent anti-Jewish pogram that took place over 48 hours beginning on November 9th, 1938. Kristallnacht, “Crystal Night,” or sometimes, “Night of Broken Glass” was
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:10 pm
Speaker: Sofia Lago, Former KHC Curatorial Fellow; PhD candidate University of Bristol, UK The term “language revival” refers to a community of speakers halting or reversing the decline of language, or reviving an extinct one. To date, scholars of ethnolinguistics and language politics identify the Hebrew language as the only successful revival movement, though spoken
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:10 pm
Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czech lands into Great Britain. The Kindertransport, or Children’s Transport, through the work of many
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss her own work, depictions of Native American people in film and the work
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:00 pm
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel as well as their sister Lisa Mayo, are from the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and have formed the core of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College