6:00 pm
Join the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery for an opening reception for an art exhibit by local resident Bob Murphy: Photography, watercolor, oil and mixed media paintings. Free parking on cemetery grounds – enter the gate at Kew Gardens Rd. & 129th St.
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – May 20 @ 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join King Manor for their third annual Traditions Festival. It’s a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts from Jamaica in 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community! Fun for adults and children with hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings. Come experience the past and present, for free!
King Manor Museum
May 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
In conjunction with Dorsky’s current exhibition, WAKE, curated by Michele L’Heureux, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs is pleases to present: All About Water: A conversation with artists Resa Blatman, Stacy Levy, and Naoe Suzuki moderated by Michele L’Heureux. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (718) 937-6317 or emailing rsvp@dorsky.org
Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs
7:00 pm
Join the Knockdown Center this spring for the return of Sunday Service, a free monthly series of live work across mediums in their bar, the Ready Room. This Sunday featured curator is Mariana Valencia. Mariana Valencia, is a dance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Valencia has held residencies at Chez Bushwick (2013), New York
Knockdown center
Jun 5 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
9:00 pm
TYRANNOSAURUS is a weekly stand up comedy show in Long Island City. Each week Sam Evans (Montreal Just For Laughs Festival) and Patrick Hastie (SF Sketchfest) carefully curate a solid lineup of comedians from Conan, The Tonight Show and Comedy Central, mixed with only the best up and coming new talent! The show is always
RaR Bar
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
Before the Bushwick Collective, NYC’s primary graffiti & street art mecca was 5Pointz in Queens. In its wake, new art collectives have sprung up, making western Queens the best-kept secret for street art in NYC! Come discover Queens on a tour that you will not forget! From the artist haven of Long Island City to
Clever Blend LIC
3:00 pm
TOPAZ ARTS presents Marks and Conversations, curated by Todd B. Richmond and Paz Tanjuaquio, featuring new work by Maeve D’Arcy and Roberto Jamora – two local artists whose works investigate color, abstraction, and gestures in painting to convey memory, place and time.
Topaz Arts
1:00 pm
Enjoy Valerie Green/Dance Entropy’s preview performance of Utopia, an interdisciplinary piece made in collaboration with visual artist Keren Anavy at the Queens Museum. Performance by Erin Gio, Richard Scandola, Emily Elizabeth Aiken, Caitlyn Casson, and Kristin Licata Music by Mark Katsaounis Additional vocals by Katie Mullins Costumes by Deborah Erenberg The performance will be followed
Queens Museum