7:00 pm
Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Lyndsay Faye’s newest novel, The Paragon Hotel. In Lyndsay Faye’s intricate new book, a gutsy gun moll flees Prohibition-era Harlem for Oregon’s elegant Paragon Hotel, where the exclusively black residents and a chilling missing child crisis unlock new worlds she couldn’t have
The Astoria Bookshop
Jan 24 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
10:00 pm
Join British comedian Dominic Fogarty as he brings his BBC project live to the stage at the Creek and the Cave! Joined by some funny friends, he attempts to understand the delicacies and intricacies of American culture. Featuring the wonderful… Andrea Allan (NY Comedy Festival) Sagar Bhatt (McSweeney’s) Andrew Schiavone (SiriusXM) Josh Brosnan (McSweeney’s) Free
The Creek and The Cave
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
8:00 pm
Creek Cave Live (CCL) brings you an amazing showcase full of Creek favorites, comics just passing through and some of the best stand up comics living in NYC. Friday Jan. 25th offers a double feature of top-notch comedy in LIC. 8PM SHOW: Aminah Imani (Wine Before Nine Podcast) Sydnee Washington (MTV) Claire Parker (Vulture) Leah
The Creek and The Cave
Jan 26 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
10:00 pm
Creek Cave Live (CCL) brings you an amazing showcase full of Creek favorites, comics just passing through and some of the best stand up comics living in NYC. This show features: Jared Jekyll (MTV) Katie Hannigan (Colbert) Napoleon Emill (New York Comedy Festival) AJ Foster (Laughs on FOX)
The Creek and The Cave
Jan 31 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm
10:00 pm
Creek Cave Live (CCL) brings you an amazing showcase full of Creek favorites, comics just passing through and some of the best stand up comics living in NYC. This show features: Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central) Dina Hashem (Conan) Nathan Macintosh (Colbert) Andy Sandford (Adult Swim) Molly Austin (TruTV) Sam Evans (JFL) Ronnie Fleming (Brooklyn Comedy
The Creek and The Cave
7:00 pm
Join in on Feb 1st at 7 pm at the Astoria Bookshop to celebrate WORLD READ ALONG DAY! Local authors Jennifer Baker (EVERYDAY PEOPLE), Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond (POWDER NECKLACE), Tori Telfer (LADY KILLERS) and our illustrious leader of our monthly writing workshop and founder of the NO, YOU TELL IT series, Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons will
The Astoria Bookshop
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Attention Queens parents, teachers, and kids: free creative writing classes available again at Queens Library! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the writing of prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes for kids and teens. The next class is Saturday, February 2nd at
Queens Library at Briarwood
2:30 pm
Attention Queens writers—both experienced and new-to-writing: free creative writing classes taught by the best in Queens! Newtown Literary Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting prose and poetry in Queens, in partnership with Queens Library, is offering free creative writing classes. The next class will be led by Radha Vatsal on Saturday, February 2nd from
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
Feb 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
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!
The Creek and The Cave
12:00 am
Traditional Chinese Paper Cutting Exhibition features the paper cuts of Gao Huilan. The paper cuts of Gao Huilan are based on the rich repertoire of ancient Chinese art theme, combining energetic and clear trends of northern Chinese cultures with the specific beauty and ease of southern China. Her meticulously executed movements of scissors and knives
IBPS NY
7:00 pm
Join in on Tuesday, February 5th at 7pm to celebrate the launch of Mary Adkins’s lively epistolary debut novel, When You Read This! A Romantic Comedy for the digital age and the ties that behind us. “I loved every word of this sweet little gem of a book. It was a quick, humorous—but ultimately touching—read
The Astoria Bookshop
7:00 pm
QCA wants to see you at the Bollywood Carnival on February 7! It will be a fun and festive celebration of our borough’s artistic community. Come and experience the customs and cuisine of a rich culture. Thursday, February 7th, 2019 7pm – 10pm The Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Avenue Maspeth, NY 11378 ~ festive attire
The Knockdown Center
7:00 pm
Join in on Friday, February 8th for a discussion on Willa & Hesper with local debut author Amy Feltman. For fans of What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell and The Futures by Anna Pitoniak, a soul-piercing story that explores the intertwining of past and present, queerness, and coming of age in uncertain times. Told
The Astoria Bookshop
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2:30 pm
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science. Participants will create personalized light up L.E.D. lanterns influenced by the year of the pig! All ages welcome! Free to the public. RSVP required.
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Not sure what to do around Valentine’s Day? Roll over to Flux Factory for Rinkworm, a pop-up skating rink produced by Springboard Collective. Open daily from February 11th-17th, this exhibition is highly contagious. Join us for open skating madness, three nights of live performance and music, infectious roller discos, karaoke on ice and Our Bloody
Flux Factory
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
For those little ones who just can’t wait to be a Young Chef. Here’s something just for you. APEC little cooks will have fun learning about an animal, and then help make a delicious snack to compliment what they’ve learned. All materials included. Come join us as we challenge ourselves to try new things. We’ll
Alley Pond Environmental Center
5:00 pm
Under the umbrella project Documents of Resistance: Artists of Color Protest (1906s–present), Mexican-American artist Antonio Serna has been gathering material relating to the art and activism of artists of color. The story of the Latimer House is connected to this history through the efforts of Tom Lloyd and African-American artists and activist, who formed part
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
3:00 pm
Writer and spoken word artist Bob McNeil will perform a musical and poetical tribute to Lewis Howard Latimer as part of our celebration of Black History Month. Bob McNeil is the author of Verses of Realness. Furthermore, after years of being a professional illustrator, spoken word artist and writer, he still wants his work to express
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
7:00 pm
Join in on Tuesday, February 18th for the launch of local author Blake J. Harris’s new book The History of the Future! Harris is the author of the bestseller Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo and the Battle that Defined a Generation, which both NPR and Slate named a Best Book of the Year (2014). Blake J.
The Astoria Bookshop
Mar 12 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
11:15 am
Nature based playtime for babies and caregivers! Enjoy singing songs, moving to music and hands-on activities that spark curiosity and discovery. Little ones will meet a special animal guest in each class.
Alley Pond Environmental Center
2:15 pm
With meticulously crafted marionettes and beautifully painted scenery, National Marionette Theatre’s retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast is classical marionette theater at its finest! There will be an in-depth lecture and demonstration on marionette stringing and manipulation by managing director David Syrotiak after the show. AGES 4 & UP
Flushing Town Hall