#KidsCorner | Veggie Fest, Vintage Cartoons, Lunar New Year
Create veggie art, plant seeds, sort and count veggies, hear veggie tales, and explore veggie science during Family Festival: Meet the Veggies at Queens Public Library's Discovery Center in Jamaica on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 11 am. Expect educational workshops with five activity stations: Veggie Prints, uses vegetables Continue Reading
#PickoftheWeek | Martin Scorsese is everywhere!
He’s from Queens. He’s a Hollywood king. And he’s currently getting a royal welcome back home.
The Museum of the Moving Image pays homage to Martin Scorsese by showing some of his most popular films from Jan. 22 to Feb. 5. Plus, the legendary director – whose Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | Jan. 19 – Jan. 25
Queens native Martin Scorsese figures prominently in this week’s calendar of events. He competes with Felix the Cat, kite-flying art, winter photography, dance, history, and even vegetables. Here’s the rundown.
Jan. 19, The King of Greenpoint, 7 pm. Geoffrey Cobb discusses his new book, The King of Continue Reading
#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