Feb
5
Tue
Traditional Chinese Paper Cutting Exhibition @ IBPS NY
Feb 5 – Feb 24 all-day
Traditional Chinese Paper Cutting Exhibition @ IBPS NY | New York | United States

Traditional Chinese Paper Cutting Exhibition features the paper cuts of Gao Huilan. The paper cuts of Gao Huilan are based on the rich repertoire of ancient Chinese art theme, combining energetic and clear trends of northern Chinese cultures with the specific beauty and ease of southern China. Her meticulously executed movements of scissors and knives create masterpieces of fine and delicate traditional art, contemporary in their function.

Feb
9
Sat
Make Korean Paper Pojagi @ Flushing Town Hall
Feb 9 all-day
Make Korean Paper Pojagi @ Flushing Town Hall | New York | United States

Taught by contemporary Pojagi artist Wonju Seo, participants will learn how to make a single layer paper Pojagi using 5 colors (Red, Blue, Yellow, White and Black) of Asian rice paper and glue. This paper Pojagi can either be displayed as art or used as a decorative window screen.

(all materials included; for ages 5 & up)

Feb
10
Sun
Pre-Valentine’s Day Shopping Event @ Bohemian Hall
Feb 10 all-day
Pre-Valentine's Day Shopping Event @ Bohemian Hall  | New York | United States

Astoria Market invites you to join us for our Pre-Valentine’s Day Shopping Event on Sunday, February 10th! The market will be held out of the Main Hall at Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden from 12 to 6pm.

Cruise around the wonderful handmade and vintage wares, then head downstairs to Bohemian Hall’s restaurant & bar for a beer and delicious traditional Czech & Slovak menu, easily making it an all-day affair.

For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1937924729660419/

Sunday Jazz Brunch at the BHS Castle @ Bayside Historical Society
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sunday Jazz Brunch at the BHS Castle @ Bayside Historical Society | New York | United States

Liven up those winter doldrums with Bayside Historical Society’s Valentine buffet and the smooth jazz stylings of The Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet. Plus, try your luck with our 50/50 drawing!

General admission is $40.00 per person for BHS members; $45.00 for non-members. Reservations are required. Tickets can be purchased online on the BHS Website.

RSVP by February 5, 2019 at https://www.baysidehistorical.org/events-1/sunday-jazz-brunch, or contact us at 718-352-1548 or info@baysidehistorical.org.

Queens Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Black History Month @ Le Frak Concert Hall - Kupferberg Center for the Arts
Feb 10 @ 2:30 pm
Queens Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Black History Month @ Le Frak Concert Hall - Kupferberg Center for the Arts | New York | United States

Join the Queens Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate Black History Month and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Make Gentle the Life of this World by Raymond Horton features the speech by Senator Robert Kennedy on the night of Mr. King’s assassination. This performance marks the New York Premiere of this poignant work. Cellist Sujari Britt, an emerging young talent will join us playing the Elgar Cello Concerto. Works by two African-American composers will be performed, including Darker America, by Grant Still and Castle House Rag by Reese Europe.

Come and join us as we pay tribute to one of the most influential leaders of our time. We look forward to seeing you there!

Reservations are recommended, reservations will be seated first, on a first come, first served basis. Those without reservations will be admitted after reserved seating is completed.

Black History Month Screening: 12 Years A Slave @ Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Black History Month Screening: 12 Years A Slave @ Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum | New York | United States

Adapted from the 1853 slave narrative memoir under the same name, the 2013 film received critical claim. The Lewis Latimer House Museum is screening it for free in celebration of Black History Month.

Space is limited, please RSVP in advance. Ticket sales start at noon on January 11.
The 2019 Race and Immigration Film Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Fertile Ground New Works Showcase @ Green Space
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fertile Ground New Works Showcase @ Green Space | New York | United States

FERTILE GROUND has supported emerging and established artists for 13 seasons, showcasing the work of over 50 choreographers each year. The non-curated program features 5-6 dance makers each evening and includes a post-performance discussion with wine, moderated by Green Space’s Artistic Director, Valerie Green.

February 10th
7pm
Tickets: $15 at door and online at www.GreenSpaceStudio.org

Featuring:
Lexie Thrash
7Midnights Physical Research
The Heraclitus Project
Susan Toni Works
EM Projects
Instdiss

Feb
11
Mon
Rinkworm @ Flux Factory
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 9:00 pm
Rinkworm @ Flux Factory | New York | United States

Not sure what to do around Valentine’s Day? Roll over to Flux Factory for Rinkworm, a pop-up skating rink produced by Springboard Collective. Open daily from February 11th-17th, this exhibition is highly contagious. Join us for open skating madness, three nights of live performance and music, infectious roller discos, karaoke on ice and Our Bloody Valentine. Bring your skates or use our rentals- all events are free and open to the public. What if the hokey pokey is what it’s all about?

Springboard Collective produces site-specific, interactive, and sculptural environments. This project is co-directed by Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, and Micah Snyder. This exhibition is funded in part by the Andy Warhol Foundation and in-kind donations from Materials for the Arts.

Schedule of Events
2/11-2/13 Mon-Wed
6-9 pm Open Skating

2/14 Thursday
6-11pm Our Bloody Valentine, bring something to candy coat
7pm Flux Thursday Potluck, bring something to share
9pm Couples Skate w/MC Vinyl Richie

2/15 Friday
6-9pm Open Skating
9pm Live Performance on Ice feat. MOM, Seth Timothy Larson and Abigail Entsminger
11pm Roller Disco feat. Play Play and Sponsored Lynx

2/16 Saturday
2-9pm Open Skating
10pm Live music by Ben Seretan

2/17 Sunday
2-9pm Open Skating

Feb
13
Wed
Rhythms Gonna Get You! @ Bayside Senior Center
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Rhythms Gonna Get You! @ Bayside Senior Center | New York | United States

Come and explore energies! This is a weekly event presented by Dee Rao Walker to bring together senior citizens through exercise and dance!

It Takes Two at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge @ Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
It Takes Two at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge @ Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge | New York | United States

Brooklyn Bulders Queensbridge’s It Takes Two event is all about community! Grab a buddy and get ready for wild partner climbing challenges at BKB! We’ll also have cookie decorating (and, yes, eating), wine tasting, fun bootcamp classes, and more. You in?