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#PickoftheWeek | A Grecian rock opera with love, war and awesome costumes

Anthony and Cleopatra? Romeo and Juliet? No, Vladimir and Anna are in love this time. Porphyra: A Grecian Rock Opera brings romance to Flushing Town Hall this weekend. Fun, tragic, emotional, triumphant, Porphyra takes audiences on a wild-and-crazy trek through the Dark Ages, from the triumphs Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | June 1 – June 7 | It’s In Queens!

Queens Is there life after such a fantastic Memorial Day Weekend? Well, Queens continues the positive vibes with more barbecues, Grecian rock operas, GIFs, world music, fun runs, books, birds, and horseshoe crabs. June 1, Opening for GIF Elevator, 7 pm.  A panel discussion kicks off this Continue Reading

#KidsCorner | Books, music, puppets, movies, carousel rides, bikes, video games and health

KidsCorner The Queens Book Festival will take place at LIC Landing by COFFEED (52-10 Center Blvd.) from 11:30 am to 7 pm on both days this weekend. Now in its second year, this free literary event celebrates the written word and illustration with panel discussions, author Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | Peruse the Queens Book Festival all weekend

Book Now this is a novel idea! The Queens Book Festival will bring more than 200 exhibitors and more than 100 writers -- including international and national award winners, New York Times bestselling authors, and emerging talents -- to Long Island City this weekend, from 11:30 am Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | May 26 – June 1 | It’s In Queens!

Queens Memorial Day Weekend is approaching, and Queens will host the nation’s biggest parade as always. Other commemorative events include a concert, free kayaking, and flower-planting. A book festival, color run, and BoroughCon are also in the mix. May 26, BoroughCon, May 29. This multi-media convention includes Continue Reading