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 25 all-day
12:00 am
Global ambassadors for Indian percussion, contemporary classical tabla ensemble Talavya is a leading example of tradition and modernity coming together seamlessly. Created by Indian rhythm maestro Pandit Divyang Vakil, the Indian tabla comes to the center stage. The ensemble revels in the tablas’ hidden potency as a rhythmic and melodic instrument capable of expressing just
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
Join us for the first “LAST SATURDAY” singer/songwriter showcase at Oliver’s Astoria featuring an evening of awesome live music featuring local singer/songwriters: Catie Egan- 8PM This 18-year old singer/songwriter performs cheerful, uplifting, family-friendly favorites and engaging original material. Danielle Lussier-9PM Soulful & jazzy, this unique singer/songwriter’s impressive musical theater style fits perfectly into intimate venues.
Oliver's Astoria
7:00 pm
Back by popular demand, this high-energy group is a joyous celebration of Cuban music and dance. The Havana Cuba All-Stars are composed of Cuba’s most acclaimed musicians. With rhythms and melodies from the cha cha to the rumba and the salsa, the All-Stars showcase a wide variety of authentic Cuban beats. With infectious melodies, wailing
The Ralph & Ricky Lauren Theater
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 1 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 2 @ 3:00 am
10:00 pm
On February 1st the party train pulls into Katch Astoria. Katch has everything you need for a funtastic Friday night: food, drinks, and lots of room to dance. Grab a bite and shake a leg or just shake both legs; the choice is yours. Katch also has a plethora of tap options and a host
Katch Astoria
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
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
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
11:00 am
Let our Quiet Events DJs watch your kids while you enjoy a Saturday afternoon brunch with friends. Katch Astoria is Queens’ Premiere Gastropub offering a huge dance floor for your kids to party & a wide range of drinks and tasty meals for everyone. Just take a look at their Brunch Menu. Make this your
Katch Astoria
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Liven up those winter doldrums with Bayside Historical Society’s Valentine buffet and the smooth jazz stylings of The Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet. Plus, try your luck with our 50/50 drawing! General admission is $40.00 per person for BHS members; $45.00 for non-members. Reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased online on the BHS Website. RSVP
Bayside Historical Society
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 1 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Noreum Machi, referring to a performer who is so skilled that no one would dare to follow on stage, specializes in the virtuosic Korean percussion music known as Samul-nori. Coming from Korea, Noreum Machi’s colorful program includes spectacular percussion dialogues, haunting shamanic chants, and entrancing acrobatic dances.
Flushing Town Hall
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Mwenso & the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro-American music. Taking from the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown and many other American musical legends,
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Starting with dance lessons, then each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. The series opens with the return of 2 powerhouse bands, Falu, internationally recognized Indian vocalist, whose quartet combines traditional roots with inventive rock, mashing with Hazmat
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
A modern centennial celebration of the power and genius of Nat King Cole, brought to life by singer and composer Sachal Vasandani and an exciting group of New York’s top musicians. Sachal Vasandani is one of the great crooners of our time and his “beautiful, velvety voice” and “remarkable stage presence” (NPR) have drawn multiple
Flushing Town Hall
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Solo recital by 14-year old piano prodigy Huang Tiange. Tiange will present powerful music including masterpieces of Scarlatti, Gershwin, Chopin, Beethoven, Prokofiev and two premieres of Tiange’s own sonata and Wang Hua’s Suite Ba Shan Yu Shui.
Flushing Town Hall
7:30 pm
Artist and producer Kim Clarke is the founder of LADY GOT CHOPS, a women’s history month music and arts Festival. She has organized concerts, advertised for fellow musicians, and enhanced careers of women in jazz and music for 17 years. This concert will be a culmination of a long dream to present a Global healing
Flushing Town Hall
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Award-winning musician Joe Kye brings his unique blend of violin looping, electronics, singing, and storytelling, with special guest, Chinese-American hip-hop artist Jason Chu. Migrants tells the story of Joe’s life as an immigrant Asian-American, weaving together original music, humorous stories, and cutting-edge technology. Pre-show workshop on expressing cultural identity through sound will have participants question:
Flushing Town Hall
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Latin Grammy Award-winning all-female mariachi group Flor de Toloache is pushing genre boundaries with their fresh, versatile take on traditional Mexican music with explosive vocal harmonies and searing solos rounded out by soaring violin, nimble vihuela, bright trumpets, and propulsive guitarron.
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Spanglish Fly returns with that Latin Boogaloo, soul and R&B mix you can only find in NYC, mashed with ecstatic Eastern European Jewish melodies and rhythms by
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
In celebration of the Thai New Year: Songkran, multi-award winning Thai saxophone legend Koh “Mr. Saxman” (coming all the way from Thailand!) and “shape-shifter” pianist John di Martino Trio will perform an evening of the music of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama 9 of Thailand.
Flushing Town Hall
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Get ready to square dance with mandolin, bluegrass master Buddy Merriam and Back Roads, mashing up the night with the hip-swiveling, Afro-Cuban rhythms of Conjunto Guantánamo. The
Flushing Town Hall
Apr 26 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
One of the premiere pianists and composers of her generation, Renee Rosnes has toured and recorded with legendary musicians James Moody, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, JJ Johnson, Bobby Hutcherson, the SFJAZZ Collective, and her husband, the pianist Bill Charlap. A New York City staple for years, every member of Rosnes’ all-star quartet has an equally
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Toronto’s multiaward winning, world-touring, groundbreaking guerrilla-folk party-punk Balkan-brass band, meets NYC’s Kakande, with lush vocals, sinewy koras, flutes, cellos and the balafon (xylophone) of
Flushing Town Hall