Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – May 25 @ 9:00 pm Flushing Town Hall at Home
Taught by jazz researcher and educator Ben Young, Jazz 101 is a survey of the history of Jazz music, held over eight two-hour sessions—one per week. The course is designed for listeners at all experience levels: Using historic Jazz recordings we illustrate where the music came from, how it works, and how the styles have
Apr 7 all-day Online
The Neighborhood Stories project is back for a third year – now in a virtual format! Join us to learn how to share and preserve your New York memories at the New York City Municipal Archives. About the Project: Neighborhood Stories is a citywide project helping people tell their stories and amplify their community voice
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm virtual
Join us as we commemorate Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) with a virtual talk with Seymour Kaplan Thursday, April 8. At 17-years old, Seymour Kaplan enlisted in the American Army and left Brooklyn to fight against Nazi Germany. He became a machine gunner with the 692nd Tank Destroyer Battalion attached to the 42nd Infantry Division.
Apr 9 all-day Ross Medical Education Center
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Apr 9 all-day ONLINE/Green Space
TAKE ROOT, now in its 12th season, nurtures dance artists at established stages in their careers, pairing them in a split bill or full evening-length program. This monthly series supports dance makers’ experimentation and growth with support to present their work to the public. Take Root will present 12 aesthetically diverse artists among seven performances
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm AlterWork Studios
Last year Back to the Lab had the honor of partnering up with AlterWork Studios to grant two artist residencies in AlterWork’s community darkroom. We were pleased and excited to have Lissy Gonzalez and Judyta Grudzien on board as our first-ever darkroom residents. During the residency, they were given access to AlterWork’s darkroom for two
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm Flux Factory
Flux Factory is happy to be hosting THREADS, an exhibition curated by an international collective of arts organizations from Bogotá, NYC, Manila, and Chicago: Bliss on Bliss Arts Projects, Maleza Proyectos, Nodo 51 Area Cultural, Poets of Queens, and Yara Arts Group. The THREADS Project and its expanding global network help artists and audiences establish
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Have you ever carved your own spoon? It’s ridiculously easy. Learn this woodworkers’ basic with Lesley Loo, a designer, and former woodshop manager. We’ll hand-carve a unique wooden spoon out of wood stock with hand-held tools, in the comfort of your home. It’s the perfect introduction to woodworking for those who have never done it