Nov 8 @ 1:30 pm
1:30 pm
Join in as St. John’s University pays special tribute to our veterans. Singer and Songwriter Theresa Sareo will perform a special tribute honoring members of the military. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony for registered veterans and their families. RSVP by November 1 by calling 718-990-5892. All are welcome – especially SJU student veterans! Queens
St. John's University, Queens Campus, DAC 416
6:00 pm
Korea-based artist Hyun-No Choi Kyu-Il presents dynamic drawings, prints, and sculptures that are as mysterious as they are beautiful. Works on paper are made with ease, and his sculptures are chiseled following the natural grain of the stone. Freedom of expression is evident across his body of work. FRI | NOV 9 | 6-8 PM
Flushing Town Hall
8:00 pm
Celebrate Samulnori’s 40th anniversary as a new genre of percussion music originating in Korea and a representative repertory of Korean traditional music. Light & Beat presents the highest level of traditional Korean art of drumming. This program is co-presented by the Korean Cultural Center New York as part of KCCNY’s Open Stage 2018: Samulnori. FRI
Flushing Town Hall
1:00 pm
Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with this all-ages festival and dance party, featuring Kathak classical dancer Abha Roy and Basement Bhangra’s DJ Rekha. Each artist will introduce you to her form and invite you to learn traditional Kathak dance moves and bhangra folk dances mixed with hip-hop. Then hit the dance floor! Also join
Flushing Town Hall
1:00 pm
Special Guest: Hanne Liebmann, Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker: Dr. Azadeh Aalai, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Queensborough Community College Join the KHC as we remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent anti-Jewish pogram that took place over 48 hours beginning on November 9th, 1938. Kristallnacht, “Crystal Night,” or sometimes, “Night of Broken Glass” was
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
11:00 am
A variety of vendors will be at Gottscheer Hall selling everything from Local Honey, Kitsch, Vintage Items, Gifts Items, Crafts, Handmade Items and Art. There will also be food and drink specials. This market is being run by The Kiwanis Club and all proceeds from the sale of vendor spaces go to help their club serve the
Gottscheer Hall
12:10 pm
Speaker: Sofia Lago, Former KHC Curatorial Fellow; PhD candidate University of Bristol, UK The term “language revival” refers to a community of speakers halting or reversing the decline of language, or reviving an extinct one. To date, scholars of ethnolinguistics and language politics identify the Hebrew language as the only successful revival movement, though spoken
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:10 pm
Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czech lands into Great Britain. The Kindertransport, or Children’s Transport, through the work of many
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Dec 15 all-day
12:00 am
“The Nutcracker” is the perennial favorite of generations of children and “children at heart”. The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl’s journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice. Thrill to the same authentic Russian choreography that is performed in Moscow by the famous Bolshoi Ballet. Set to Tchaikovsky’s
Kupferberg Center for the Arts
5:00 pm
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss her own work, depictions of Native American people in film and the work
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
12:00 pm
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
5:00 pm
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel as well as their sister Lisa Mayo, are from the Kuna and Rappahannock nations and have formed the core of
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us as we once again honor the Holocaust survivors of our community by recreating the same Passover Seder held in 1946, the first to be held after World War II. Return with us to the DP camp of Munich as the survivors of the Holocaust come together to celebrate the holiday of Freedom, the
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College
1:00 pm
Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance.
Kupferberg Holocaust Center @ Queensborough Community College