#InTheLoop | From weird to waltz, Queens Symphony Orchestra offers two concerts
These are the Dog Days of Summer, but they’re also the Salad Days for the Queens Symphony Orchestra.
The borough’s oldest professional arts group has a gig with “Weird Al” Yankovic at Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday, July 20, at 7 pm. Then, the orchestra Continue Reading
#PickoftheWeek | The Queens Youth Music Festival is at Citi Field on July 21
These youngsters have tremendous talent...and tremendous futures.
Queens Youth Music Festival 2019 ─ the borough’s premier open-air, family-friendly, day-long concert ─ will take place at Citi Field’s Fan Fest on Sunday, July 21, from noon to 5 pm.
Now in its fourth year, Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | It’s In Queens! | July 19 to July 25
Annual or one-time-wonder? Yearly activities, such a jerk festival and Shakespeare series, mix with once-ever fun, such as a 50th anniversary party for the Apollo 11 moon landing, this week. The Fortnite World Cup, feminist films, tremendous outdoor events, and “Weird Al” Yankovic are also in town.
#InTheLoop | Shakespeare Summer!
No tickets. No lines. No crowded lobby. No seats, either, so bring a blanket!
The Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents family-friendly versions of two Shakespeare plays – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Richard III” – at various parks around Queens from Wednesday, July 24, Continue Reading
#PickoftheWeek | The Jamaica Downtown Jazz Festival is ALL weekend
It’s a three-day celebration of a world-reaching American art form and the borough where many of its super stars have lived.
The Jamaica Downtown Jazz Festival — which features free and ticketed concerts, tours, an exhibition, and a special screening — will take place all Continue Reading