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#PickoftheWeek | Bees, friendship, and integrity are in peril as new play makes NYC debut

This play about bees is killer. The Astoria Performing Arts Center will present the New York premiere of “Queen” 12 times in the Black Box at the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens from Thursday, Jan. 31, through Saturday, Feb. 16. The comedic drama follows mathematician Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | It’s In Queens! Jan. 25 to Jan. 31

What cold weather? Queens responds warmly to the snowstorm with a “Burning” Korean film, sizzling Cuban music, a scorching “Fertile Ground” performance, and a guided outdoor trek. Other hot items are Greek opera, Nepalese and Laotian cuisine, Indian percussion, and a scientific drama. Jan. 25, Burning, Continue Reading

#NewsFlash | The Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to Queens

A world-renowned ballet company will offer some magical choreography to a special Queens commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy on Sunday, Jan. 20. Dance Theatre of Harlem will perform at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium at 4 p.m., and as part of a program, Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | Talavya offers high-energy Indian percussion concert on Jan. 25

The goal is to tell stories through improvisation, creativity, and personal expression. The result is music for the feet, mind, and soul. Talavya will present “Tabla Ecstasy” at Flushing Town Hall on Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 pm. Known as “the global ambassadors for Indian percussion,” this Continue Reading

#MonthlyPicks | January 2019 by José Alvarez

Good Eats:

There's nothing like a warm, fresh Colombian pastry with your coffee in the morning. Seba Seba Bakery has dozens ─ from Almojábanas to Deditos ─ served fresh all day from branches in Jackson Heights and Corona. For lunch, try 969 NYC
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