2:00 pm
Bayside Historical Society will hold its 19th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the landmarked Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 12-26, 2020. The show will feature work produced by Queens-based artists, primarily from northeast Queens. Attendees can expect to find a variety of artistic styles and mediums, including representational painting, abstract painting,
Bayside Historical Society
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 17 @ 5:00 am
12:00 pm
Celebrating the Lunar New Year with the community, Flushing Town Hall presents “A Good Beginning, Here” a cross-cultural exhibition that illuminates 8 diaspora artists who can trace their roots back in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. Their works embody unique life stories and ideas rooted in the East and evolved in the West. JAN 17
Flushing Town Hall
6:00 pm
Join our unique panel of fashion, immigration and labor experts to address the historical relationship between immigrants and the city’s fashion industry, as well as the impact and influence of immigrants on local markets and designs. The panel will discuss the issues that immigrants face in integrating elements of their heritage into contemporary designs for
NYC Dept of Records & Information Services
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2:30 pm
Join us at the Lewis Latimer House Museum for a special Lunar New Year Celebration! We will offer fun hands-on tinkering activities combining art and science. All ages welcome! Free to the public. RSVP required. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New
Lewis Latimer House Museum
5:00 pm
Do you experience limiting beliefs and stories that restrict you from living your life in a fully embodied way? Perhaps there is something you’ve been dreaming of creating, but you are stuck in stasis mode, uninspired and unmotivated to bring your vision to fruition? Or maybe you simply need an energetic shift and want to
Plaxall Gallery - Long Island City Artists
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Curated by Katie Fuller, Home/Land looks at the influence of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 on Lewis Latimer’s family, focusing on the tactics used to detain, deport, and re-enslave “runaways” with current practices used by Immigration Customs Enforcement to control the influx of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. The exhibition pairs true stories of
Lewis Latimer House Museum
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
12:30 pm
The Central Astoria LDC proudly presents our “Multicultural Celebration” event on Sunday, February 16th, 2020 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm at RIOULT Dance Center on 34-01 Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens. This free event is open to the general public and will feature carnevale and traditional dance performances from Italy, Russia, Peru, Bangladesh, Mexico, Ireland,
RIOULT Dance Center
2:30 pm
“‘People who believe a problem can be solved tend to get busy solving it,’ William Raspberry wrote in the Washington Post in July 1994. ‘Hugh B. Price is a believer.’ This comment on Price’s inaugural keynote address as head of the National Urban League Proved prescient. Over his tenure, Price launched the League’s Campaign for
Lewis Latimer House Museum
7:15 pm
Audience favorite is back! We’re mashing up two cultures on one stage with an open dance floor. Starting with dance lessons, each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. Come dance to the infectious klezmer melodies of clarinetist Michael Winograd and the Honorable Mentshn and the return of Venezuelan Afro-Soul Betsayda Machado
Flushing Town Hall