Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – May 12 @ 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Please join us for the opening reception of our High School to Art School Alumni Exhibition at Plaxall Gallery, a group exhibition featuring the impressive talent of 14 of our program alumni. Curated by Knockdown Center Co-Director Tyler Myers, the show will feature the work of 14 of the program’s graduates: Alika Feldman Chantal Feitosa Corinne Southerland Delia Cadman
The Plaxall Gallery
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join Bayside Historical Society for a very special family event on Saturday, April 27! In celebration of Mother Earth (Earth Day), Author Donna Gentle Spirit Barron — a Matinecock Family Historian and Genealogist — will show the children how to make Mother Earth Storytelling necklaces with beads and lead them in the art of storytelling,
Bayside Historical Society
Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Veronica Rioseco, 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
12:00 am
Come to the Queens Central Library, Friday night on May 2, 2019 for a professional development seminar focused on careers and growth in the arts. Invited speakers and local artists including Brendez Wineglass, Karen Pilgrim, and the 2019 Arts Commissioning Program awardees Yogi (Y?) Guyadin and Kerri Edge, will share tips and strategies on branding,
Queens Central Library
10:00 am
Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays,  Saturdays & Sundays Days: May 3, 2019 – June 2, 2019. Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Location: Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden Gateway National Recreation Area Rockaway Point, NY 11695 NC4Rockaway100@gmail.com CM Ulrich’s Office: 718.318.6411 1st Transatlantic Flight-US Navy Seaplane Division One, 1919 Join NYC Council Member
Rockaway Artist Alliance’s T-7 Gallery at Fort Tilden
11:30 am
Join Book Culture LIC on Saturday, May 4th at 11:30am for a special storytime to celebrate Children’s Book Week with illustrator Kristy Caldwell. She will be reading from her picture book, Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird. Just in time for Women’s History Month, author Lori Mortensen and illustrator Kristy Caldwell (Flowers
Book Culture LIC
2:30 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, May 4th at
Queens Library Central
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 Jared Harél on Saturday, May 4th from
Queens Library at Sunnyside
May 4 @ 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
2:30 pm
Originally located on Holly Avenue, when threatened by demolition, the historic Lewis Latimer House was moved to its current home in Leavitt Field in 1988. It served as the home of the African-American inventor Lewis Howard Latimer from 1903 to 1928, and is now operated as a museum dedicated to the inventor’s work. In addition,
Queens Historical Society
6:30 pm
Join us at Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30pm as we welcome Igor Volsky, who will discuss his new book, Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns. Twenty years after Columbine, a leading gun control activist offers a radical argument for the gun control
Book Culture LIC
May 9 – Jun 2 all-day
12:00 am
TALK BACK centers the lives and leadership of disabled artists and organizers, asserting that deep-rooted cultural changes must be made within the art world to become more inclusive and accessible. TALK BACK believes that disability must be included in conversations about diversity. One part of affecting change in the art world is by placing disabled
Flux Factory
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Thursday, May 9th at 6:30pm for the paperback launch of Love and Death in the Sunshine State with author Cutter Wood. “I was convinced that somewhere in this pile of anecdotes and photographs and recollections was the vital clue, the detail that would make everything slide into place, and as
Book Culture LIC
May 11 all-day
12:00 am
On Saturday, May 11th, LIC Partnership hosts its 6th Annual LIC Springs! community block festival on Vernon Boulevard between 50th and 46th Ave. Celebrate Long Island City and enjoy live music, dance and theater performances plus interactive lessons, art & sculpture-making, fitness classes, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, sports games and more. Free and open to
Vernon Boulevard
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
2:30 pm
Challenge your 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to pick their favorite historic building or site in Queens and create a beautiful art masterpiece, while enriching themselves in the momentous history of our borough. Ideas include: Post Office, Library, Church, Statue, Temple, Mosque, Park, Cemetery or Historic Landmarked site. The drawing of the building or
Queens Historical Society
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30pm for the launch of Red, White & Royal Blue with author, Casey McQuiston. She will be in discussion with author and LGBTQReads founder, Dahlia Adler. A PopSugar Must-Read Book of 2019! A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the
Book Culture LIC
2:00 pm
Time to get out and about! Meet Adrienne Onofri, the author of Walking Queens. Her book, published in 2014, has become the invaluable guide to our neighborhood treks and treasures. Whether you’ve used the guide to explore Queens or are reading about it here for the first time, you’ll enjoy the insights and stories behind
Voelker Orth Museum
6:30 pm
Join Book Culture LIC on Friday, May 24th at 6:30pm as we welcome author Kate Esme Ünver and book photographer, John Saponara, who will be discussing the new release of their new book, The Book of Mini: Inside the Big World of Tiny Things. A small reception will follow the discussion. Embrace the not-so-small world
Book Culture LIC
12:00 am
Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas brings together contemporary artists from across the Americas who have tapped into science fiction’s capacity to imagine new realities, both utopian and dystopian. Science fiction offers a unique artistic landscape in which to explore the colonial enterprise that shaped the Americas and to present alternative perspectives speculating
Queens Museum