Oct 10 2018 – Jan 10 2019 all-day
12:00 am
New 2018 Artist Co-Op exhibition at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning opens next Thursday. JCAL’s Artist Co-Op is an annual exhibition featuring emerging and mid-career artists from around the borough of Queens and NYC. The goal of the exhibition seeks to reflect the diversity, talent, and quality of work in the Visual Arts of Queens.
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL)
12:00 am
Join Manzoor Ahtesham as he discusses The Tale of the Missing Man (Dastan-e Lapata), winner of the Global Humanities Translation Prize. Manzoor will be joined by co-translators Jason Grunebaum and Ulrike Stark. The Tale of the Missing Man (Dastan-e Lapata) is a milestone in Indo-Muslim literature. A refreshingly playful novel, it explores modern Muslim life
The Astoria Bookshop
Nov 16 – Nov 18 all-day
12:00 am
Join us at Immaculate Conception Church for three fun-filled days of 
food, fellowship and Christmas shopping! Vendors include Thirty-One 
bags, Paparazzi jewelry, original photography, puzzle boxes, gift 
baskets, toys, candles and much more!  We’ll also have games for the kids, home-baked treats, religious items and more! Friday, November 16, 9 AM – 5 PM Saturday,
Immaculate Conception Church
7:00 pm
Join in Donna Gaines and Tom Smucker as they discuss their two books Why The Ramones Matter and Why the Beach Boys Matter. “Donna speaks for me and every one of us who found our salvation in the only band that really mattered to the outsider in us all.” —CJ RAMONE “Smucker’s mix of unabashed
The Astoria Bookshop
1:00 pm
Make a personal statement – design a tote! As we head into the holiday season, designer Phyllis Ger leads a workshop on decorating tote bags you can use for your own schlepping or to give as gifts. Get tips and inspiration to make something fabulous at the workshop – and perhaps you’ll set up a
Voelker Orth Museum
12:00 am
Come and celebrate the launch of tour guide and author Marie Carter’s new book, HOLLY’S HURRICANE. Discounted books will be available for sale. There will be a short talk, reading, trivia prizes such as walking tour passes, books, and other surprises! What others are saying about HOLLY’S HURRICANE: “HOLLY’S HURRICANE, smartly set in the near
Q.E.D.
5:30 pm
Join us for a FREE Egyptian Belly Dance Class taught by Krystal Garabedian at Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center. One of the oldest dance forms, traditional Egyptian Belly Dance emphasizes complex, controlled, and precise movements of the torso, hips, and arms. In this class, students will learn body isolations in a fun class filled
Djoniba Centre @ RIOULT Dance Center
8:00 pm
TAKE ROOT, now in its 10th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth by providing our venue, Green Space, along with full technical and marketing support to present their work to the NYC
Green Space
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
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 Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green. December 2nd 7pm Tickets: $15 at door and online at www.GreenSpaceStudio.org
Green Space
Dec 9 all-day
12:00 am
Get your holiday shopping off to a great start! Artists and Crafts people from the Queens area will be selling their wares in our gallery, including jewelry, paintings, hand-crafted ceramics, paper goods, greeting cards, clothing, and more.
Flushing Town Hall
12:00 am
Draw from a live nude model. Bring your sketch pad with your favorite drawing medium. Each artist will have the opportunity to hone their skills with a series of quick and long poses while listening to music in a relaxing non-judgmental environment. Refreshments and snacks are available to get your creative juices flowing.
Flushing Town Hall