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#KidsCorner | The sweet sound of science, herbs, ice extremes, acting camp, and vintage cartoons

Educational entertainer Michel Lauzière uses basic scientific laws regarding sound to build bizarre contraptions and original instruments to play. Through the host’s funny way of transforming noise into music, he explains what sound is, how it travels, and how it is amplified with visual examples and audience participation. Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | A Peace Table at Queens Museum

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend with an afternoon of harmonious literature. Queens Museum will host a Peace Table in its central atrium on Sunday, Jan. 15, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Participants will gather around it and read inspiring material gathered from various sources, cultures, Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | Jan. 12 – Jan. 18

Dance Theatre of Harlem commemorates MLK Day in Queens this week. Great one-act plays, peace readings, freestyle rhythm, sound experiments, and art in response to inhumanity add to the scene. Here’s the rundown. Jan. 12, Live Jazz, 8 pm. The Nat Adderley Jr. Trio performs as part Continue Reading

#KidsCorner | Family Fun Activities

Ring in the new year at Queens Center with the monthly Kids Club sponsored by National Geographic Kids on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 8 am to 10 am. This free event includes crafts and interactive activities focusing on nutrition and fitness. 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst (Food Court, Lower Continue Reading

#MonthlyPicks | January’17 by Bishop Taylor

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SHI (47-20 Center Blvd.) in Long Island City is a Pan-Asian eatery owned by Shi Lee, a Chinese entrepreneur. What makes this my favorite restaurant is the owner’s personal touch and passion for the industry. When Shi opened the restaurant, he made it
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