Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm
The NYC Shadow Slam returns with another brilliant selection of shadow performances by local puppet illuminati. Chinese Theater Works’ Kuang-Yu Fong and Stephen Kaplin will once more curate an evening of short works ranging across the full spectrum of traditional and cutting edge shadow theater, animation, video and film.
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open to Jazz students, musicians, and music educators, Monthly Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills and jam with your peers. The house band led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter opens each jam with the work of Louis Armstrong. All are welcome, regardless of instrument (vocalists, too!). Don’t play? Come listen!
Jan 12 all-day
“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.
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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
Jan 13 @ 1:00 pm
FTH Teaching/Visual Artist Tina Seligman will lead a drop-in Red Envelope Show workshop. Create your original artwork on a red envelope and hang it on our celebration clotheslines. Materials and red envelopes provided. Maximum 2 per participant.
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society will hold its 18th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 13-27, 2019. The show will feature work produced by Queens-based artists, primarily from northeast Queens. Attendees can expect to find a variety of artistic styles and mediums, including representational painting, abstract painting, drawing,
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm
Draw from a live nude model. Bring your sketch pad with your favorite drawing medium. Each artist will have the opportunity to hone their skills with a series of quick and long poses while listening to music in a relaxing non-judgmental environment. Refreshments and snacks are available to get your creative juices flowing.
Jan 17 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 18 @ 1:00 am
It’s Thirsty Thursday ya’ll! Come celebrate at our brand new party at Icon Bar in Astoria. We’ll be spinning three channels of your favorite hits, from Whitney to Britney! So grab your friends and get ready for a night you won’t remember. Your 3 Live DJs are spinning all night: DJ 1 (Green): Top 40/Hip