Father’s Day, Summer Solstice, Gay Pride, and Juneteenth provide the inspiration for many upcoming events in Queens. In other spots, Irish music, Mexican dance, and Central American healing mix with film festivals, edible plants, and forest bathing. June 15, Baroque to the Beatles, noon. Queens Symphony Orchestra presents an afternoon of great live music. St.
Never mind the public school system, the Queens entertainment/enrichment scene is thriving on a hybrid model. This week features outdoor and indoor tours, outdoor and indoor dance, and outdoor and indoor nature, plus cinema, Muppets, poetry, and history. Sept. 29, Korean Folk Music, 7 pm. Flushing Town Hall presents Coreyah, a psychedelic Korean folk group
Music rules the upcoming week with Jazz, Flamenco, show tunes, Ghanaian drumming, Hungarian folk, Bhangra, and pure violin. Dance, drama, film, workshops, and birds also hit high notes. PLEASE CONTACT THESE VENUES INDIVIDUALLY AS MOST (MAYBE ALL) ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SCARE March 12, Thursday Night Jazz, 8 pm. NYC-based Latvian musician
It’s Women’s History Month, and females rule the borough! Composers, dancers, Hip Hop performers, musicians, scientists, suffragists, and even some alleged witches are in town. But don’t worry, men, there are Steel Magnolias, an emperor, and a hungry caterpillar, too. March 6, Dinner, Dancing and NYC3, 7 pm. An Italian buffet, a DJ playing party
The weather was simply wonderful in Queens last weekend. Very appreciated, but the borough is still prepared for the cold next weekend with a tremendous indoor lineup featuring comedy, dance, film, music, salsa brunch, theater, visual art, and even quilting. Feb. 28, Chicken and Biscuits, March 22. Two sisters put their differences aside to bury
Black History Month celebrations continue throughout the week. They mix with a meat-lover’s paradise, Korean shaman rhythms, jazz brunch, winter wellness, the Fab Four, and a pirate who’s lost his beloved, pancake-eating parrot. Feb. 21, SaaWee: New Ritual, 8 pm. Sita Chay (Latin Grammy-winning violinist) and Jihye Kim (provocative percussionist) are SaaWee, which embraces current