12:00 am
JAMS Under the Stars – An all Women’s line-up of talented artists will be featured for this moonlit event. Women who pay homage to comedy, spoken word, jazz, R&B, and dance.
Rufus King Park
2:30 pm
As part of the exhibition El Dorado (The Golden), writer Sherese Francis will lead a free poetry workshop inspired by the art installation. All ages are welcome to join. Language is fluid and moldable. We are constantly shaping it into new forms and meanings. This workshop will use language and sound concepts like etymology, synonyms,
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum
Jan 12 all-day
12:00 am
“Four Seasons” is a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese aesthetic genres (poetry, music, dance, opera and puppetry) with contemporary shadow theater technique. Conceived and created by the award-winning ensemble, Chinese Theatre Works, it is a vivid, living animation that transcends language and cultural barriers and celebrates the universal cycles of seasons and life passages.
Flushing Town Hall
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
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 Joey De Jesus “You Found a Poem
Queens Library at Woodside
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. For kids ages 8-12 “Epic Poems: Our Heroes, Ourselves” We
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Come help celebrate the remarkable life of Canadian Irish American James McCarroll (1814-1892) with a concert of Irish music. We will have traditional favorites, some contemporary and several of James McCarroll’s own compositions. Our concert will be followed by a reception of light refreshments and where audience members can meet Professor Michael Peterman, the author
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
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, April 13th at
Queens Library at Jackson Heights
3:00 pm
Join researcher and translators Eleanor Goodman and Chloe Garcia Roberts in discussing translated Chinese traditional and contemporary poems in connection to the themes of Home and Migration. Eleanor Goodman is a Research Associate at the Harvard University Fairbank Center, and spent a year at Peking University on a Fulbright Fellowship. She has been an artist
Lewis Latimer House Museum