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
Summer is over – no worries “swing into fall fitness” to maintain your perfect beach body. Across the boroughs, City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2018 Fall Sports Program for seniors this month. This Fall, 500 seniors in 26 neighborhood parks and recreation centers are able to participate in FREE programs in yoga and
New 2018 Artist Co-Op exhibition at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning opens next Thursday. JCAL’s Artist Co-Op is an annual exhibition featuring emerging and mid-career artists from around the borough of Queens and NYC. The goal of the exhibition seeks to reflect the diversity, talent, and quality of work in the Visual Arts of Queens.
The New York International Fringe Festival returns in October of 2018 with both a FringeNYC and FringeBYOV segment. FringeBYOV (“Bring Your Own Venue”) is a new “open access” segment in the outer boroughs, and encompasses both existing Indie Venues with their own programming. One of the FringeQNS Indie Venues running this 2018 will be at
Tyrannosaurs is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Randall Otis, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through. Every week we stylize and diversify the lineup so that every show has a
FREE Two New classes on October 24. One at 11:00am and One at 7:00PM This is a FREE event Until Grant $ run out ! Hear Music from the Big Band Era to Current while participating in Deep Breathing, Stretching, Singalongs with a Highly Motivational HOST. . Just email me for info and you will
Adam Gulley and Paul Dagliolo are back in the speakeasy at The Astorian with their live comedy series, Backsplash. This month’s lineup: Anthony Devito—as seen on The Colbert Show Gianmarco Soresi–from Caroline’s Breakout Artist Comedy Series Pranav Behari–from SiriusXM Lawrence Deloach—from CBS Sports 5$ at the door…two for one on Eventbrite The Studio Bar at
This is a rare opportunity. Master YongHua decided to come to New York City. Join us to learn meditation and listen to his Dharma talk. Master YongHua was born in South Vietnam. He came to the United States at the end of 1973 to attend college. He earned a BS degree in Mathematics from the
Repatriation and Restorative Justice: from Native American remains and sacred objects to Nazi Art Theft
Panelists: Jennifer Kreder, Professor of Law at Solomon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Jackie Swift (Comanche/Fort Sill Apache), Repatriation Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution Additional Speaker To Be Announced This panel addresses the process of repatriation at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and the repatriation
Every month comedian Dan King brings together the funniest standups in New York for an evening of laughs and learning. Dan styles himself as an old-school huckster and tries to pitch the audience on all sorts of moneymaking schemes and bunk supplements. There’s no better place to go for quality comedy at just the right
In the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve — a concert of the Creepy and Macabre — music for solo violin with titles like “le Tombeau” and other selections to set the austere and haunting mood of the season. Music of Jean-Marie Leclair, Georg Philipp Telemann, Giuseppe Tartini, and Johann Sebastian Bach, among others. Leah Nelson,
14-time Grammy Award winning Cuban music legend and multi reed artist Paquito D’Rivera teams up with dynamic “shape-shifter” pianist John DiMartino and his trio presenting an evening of the music of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington. FRI | OCT 26 | 8 PM | JAZZ $25/$20 Members & Students/FREE for Teens
It was a dark and gloomy night… for everyone who didn’t make it to last year’s Halloween gala! Meanwhile at Studio Square the banshees were wailing — or, maybe they were just singing along to the throwbacks on the red channel. It was a frightfully fun night to be had by all in attendance. This
Six-time Grammy Award-winning salsero Gilberto Santa Rosa will light up the stage at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College. Widely known as El Caballero de la Salsa, the legendary Puerto Rican singer embodies the soul of an entire musical genre with classics such as “Que Alguien Me Diga,” “Vivir Sin Ella,” and “Concienca.”
Join Edible Queens and Chef Bikash Kharel of While in Kathmandu for a seasonal cooking demonstration utilizing the season’s bounty. Chef Bikash will be preparing a Pumpkin dish inspired by what his Mom cooked him as a child growing up here in Queens.
Many Faces of Love: Beyond Closed Doors A workshop to increase awareness about healthy family relationships. To bring awareness on abusive relationships and provide hope, empowerment, support and confidence. By overcoming the stigma of broken lives, finding a foundation and learning what it means to build a healthy life. On the program we will have:
Bayside Historical Society’s annual Totten Trot is on a waterfront course in historic Fort Totten Park on Little Neck Bay, a pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress. The Fort is situated in Bayside, Queens, where the Long Island Sound meets the East River at the Throgs Neck Bridge. The start and finish are
Join us for Halloween-themed family fun at the Cunningham Park Farmers Market. We’ll have free pumpkin painting (with pumpkins grown by our own farmers of course!), trick or treating for kids with our vendors and a costume parade for kids so make sure to bring them in their favorite costumes! The farmers market is open
Fans, friends and relatives of Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker will gather in the Forest Hills section of Queens – the neighborhood where he grew up – to celebrate the naming of a street in his honor. A sign proclaiming “Walter Becker Way” will be officially unveiled on the corner of 112th Street and 72nd
Along with their traditional costumes and instruments, a concert with Tlen-Huicani is like taking a journey with Mexico’s Beautiful “harpa jarocha” or folk harp, the centerpiece of their music. Since 1973, their music and international achievements have earned them the honor of ‘Best Folk Group in Mexico’ by the Union of Music and Theater Critics.
For kids of all ages, animation historian, Tommy Jose Stathes treats us to a reel of spooky cartoons from the 1920-30s. A master of vintage animation, Stathes conjures the magic of early cinema – fun and not-too-scary – projected on 16mm film. The screening starts at 5 but there’s mask-making, flip books and refreshments before
The Mount Sinai Queens Breast Health program provides comprehensive clinical breast exams and mammograms to women 40 years of age and older. There is no charge to eligible patients. The program is presented with support from The Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation, Inc., with educational support provided by SHAREing & CAREing.
Savoy! Dancing through the Swing Era takes the audience on a journey through the swing era by following its main character, Lillian Carlyle, an aspiring dancer from Hollywood. The show features authentic jazz music by Big Band greats such as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, vintage fashions from ‘20s, ‘30s and ‘40s, and, most importantly,
Attention Jazz Lovers: Flushing Town Hall, in the heart of Flushing, Queens, NY, is excited to premiere a new location for the Neo Hot Club movement. Come and listen to Jazz recordings on the original 78 RPM format, and enjoy the convivial atmosphere of those who share a passion for this great music heard at
Visit this NYC Landmark and final resting place of the city’s first popularly elected mayor, Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence, and other descendants of one of Bayside’s founding families. History will come alive as we recount the stories of different members of the Lawrence family. The Lawrence Cemetery is located at the corner of 216th Street
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie! Each show they pick a bunch of their favorite comedians to come do sets, be cool and have a blast!
The Fragrance of the Moon Night fundraiser for FTH returns with special guests from the Danny DeGennaro Foundation in Pennsylvania. Enjoy a night of hard rock n’ roll, jazz, and pop music and celebrate the season of gratitude and appreciation with our hosts Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou and Ms. Joann Hsieh. Ages 21 and up.
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!