Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) proudly presents MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS, A Caribbean Sensation that celebrates Caribbean artists living in metropolitan, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, with some of whom were seen in the documentary film “Plight Of The Caribbean Artists.” The MOODS AND EXPRESSIONS exhibition includes paintings, mixed media works and sculptures
The Lunch Pass allows consumers to try out a variety of restaurant located in Downtown Flushing. Consumers could use the coupon tags on each Lunch Pass for one dollar ($1.00) off per lunch meal purchase of five dollars ($5.00) or more. The coupon will be valid on Monday through Friday from September 15th, 2018 to
Celebrating the Inner Mongolian culture of the grasslands, dancers and musicians bring their evocative and energetic performing arts to the stage. The sounds of long-tone and Mongolian throat singing join the music of horse-head fiddles and the vibrancy of dance to bring ethnic Mongolian culture to life.
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I with an exhibit that will be on display for the next month. The opening will include a short lecture about the exhibit and a wine & cheese reception. Free admission; RSVP requested but not required. Free Parking
Queens Council on the Arts’ Artist Commissioning Program will present at Viva la Comida the world premiere of Salsa Masala: A Jackson HeightsBlock Party, a new work completed by ACP awardee in music composition Neil Padukone. Inspired by the music of Latin America, the Indian subcontinent, and Black music of the US, Salsa Masala creates
Join HPPC and CinemaLIC for another free movie in the park presented by Nest Seekers. Film begins at dusk. Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight. The
Emilie Surtees is an independent recording artist who writes, co-produces, & performs her original music all around her native New York and abroad. She also performs tribute shows at some of New York’s top venues such as on the Main Stage at BB King’s Blues Club in Times Square, at The Highline Ballroom in Chelsea, at
Join Queens local Suzi Siegel for Tiny New York: The Smallest Things in the Biggest City. While New York may be famous for its towering skyscrapers and colossal neon billboards, it turns out it’s actually the little things that tell the real New York story. Suzi Siegel, who is little, grew up in a little
The N.E.X.T. HOT JAM! – an OPEN STAGE, New Orleans-style JAM SESSION -Sign up to play from a list of songs selected for the evening. Bring your instruments and JAM OUT on three (15-20 minute) popular songs during a one-hour set. There will be THREE SETS FOR THE EVENING (sign-up for the 8pm set, 9pm
Flushing Town Hall is a new member of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Jazz Touring Network! Excited to present Banda Magda led by Greek-born composer, arranger, singer and accordionist Magda Giannikou, who takes the audience on a global journey of music, rhythm, and storytelling. Drawing on the band’s global background, the group combines South American rhythms
Take Root Presents: Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre & Logos Dance Collective. Nicole Colbert Dance/Theatre’s where have you been, where are you going? explores the journey away from and toward home as a physical, emotional and psychological place. The piece also contends with feminist, political and social identities in relationship to “home,” in literal and metaphorical terms.
JungOck Chang turned her attention to art when she left teaching in NYC public schools. She cultivated her interest in Minhwa, a style of Korean traditional folk painting and spent the past six years studying and painting. Her images draw on Minhwa’s long pictorial tradition. This exhibition will be running from September 22 to November
Join the Sutphin Boulevard BID’s 2nd Annual Harvest Festival in celebrating the community. From Hillside to Jamaica avenues on Sutphin Boulevard. Bring the whole family and come meet radio personality Dr. Bob Lee from WBLS. There will be arts and crafts, food, music, senior cafe, children’s block, games and rides.
Join us for our season opening concert with singer Mariel Pacific for an evening of Broadway, Contemporary, Standard songs and more! Concert to be followed by a reception of light refreshments in the gallery with our new World War I Centennial Exhibit. Free admission with RSVP or $5 suggested donation for walk in attendees. Free
To ring in the Jewish New Year, the Israeli based vocal group is back by popular demand! Having made their New York debut at QPAC, and subsequently touring Israel, Germany and Central America, the group promises an electrifying concert, performing American standards, Jewish classics, Israeli favorites and Broadway showstoppers! Five classically trained world-class vocalists, backed
Join the Bayside Village BID for another fun September Sunday Stroll! Come enjoy free live music and fun family activities, including crafts, bounce houses and games, a GIANT Spirograph, a Pizza Eating Contest, cooking demonstration, live music, dance performances, Bachata dance demonstration and lesson, volleyball demonstration and free beach balls (while supplies last), a bubble show, face painting
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase featuring: Elaine Tripoulas, Last Minute Applicant, Molly Kennedy, the lab, Thryn Saxon and Emily Tellier, Wonderland Wizehart. FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 13 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features 5-6 dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green
Support the ALPFA Queens College Chapter by dining at Chipotle on Monday, September 24th between 4PM and 8PM. A percentage of the proceeds will go towards our chapter’s budget for the 2018-2019 school year, and allow our board to better host events for Queens College students.
Join Dr. Crystal M. Fleming and Dr. Leah Perry as they discuss How To Be Less Stupid about Race, a unique and irreverent take on everything that’s wrong with our “national conversation about race”—and what to do about it. How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths
Danyelle Means, the Consulting Curator for the upcoming Survivance & Sovereignty on Turtle Island Exhibit and former Exhibitions Director for the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, will discuss her research on museum collections and exhibition practices. In particular, she will address Native American Art in the collections of European museums. Part of
This tour has it all – Walk, Ride, Learn & Lunch. Explore Corona-East Elmhurst’s history of jazz artists and music. This walking tour will include transportation to various locations throughout Corona East Elmhurst. Ticket also includes a lunch during the tour. Presented by the Corona East Elmhurst Historic Preservation Society, Inc. Seats are limited, so make sure you
The 5th annual Bacon and Beer Classic is taking over USTA National Tennis Center for one massive festival devoted to the best things in life: bacon and beer. With more restaurants, breweries, and entertainment than ever before, it’s going to be the most epic party we’ve ever thrown.
Join us for our annual Spirits Alive presentation at Maple Grove. Enter any time after 2:30 PM to walk through the Victorian Section of the cemetery to meet over 20 actors portraying some of our illustrious and historical figures in period costumer, recounting tales of their lives, including some new discoveries. Our special theme this
Experience the enduring power and popularity of American folk music, with the acclaimed musical that tells the story of an ever changing America. With special guest Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary), the show that the New York Times calls “illuminating, revelatory and beautiful,” celebrates the music of Woody Guthrie, The Limeliters, Peter,
D O R S K Y G A L L E R Y | Curatorial Programs is pleased to announce the continuation of its program of independently-curated exhibitions – Complicated Territory curated by Bridget Donlon, will open on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and remain on view through December 16, 2018. A color
History & Commerce in the Old & New Netherlands: Revisited Presented by Queens Borough Historian Jack Eichenbaum, PhD The content of this presentation is derived from historical and geographical research of Eichenbaum’s 2016 visit to historic Vlissingen (Flushing’s namesake) and Antwerp, Belgium, both major commercial waterways. Dr Eichenbaum will discuss major aspects of globalization, including
A reference to the Sinclair Lewis novel It Can’t Happen Here, Sloan’s project presents a series of monologues built from interviews with people who once thought “It can’t happen here” including Hurricane Sandy survivors who lost everything in the storm, DACA recipients struggling with current and changing policy, refugees from military dictatorships, second and third