George Clinton to sign memoir, give talk at Museum of Moving Image event


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Images courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

George Clinton, known as one of the trendsetters of funk music and the brain behind the 1970s bands Parliament and Funkadelic (P-Funk All Stars), is scheduled to make an appearance at the Museum of the Moving Image.

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Long Island City ‘suffering from the side effects of its very success’


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It has been on the minds of Long Island City leaders for a while, and during the second annual LIC Summit on Tuesday it was brought to light during the first panel entitled “City within the City.”

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What to do this weekend in Queens


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IndieCade International Festival of Independent Games and Museum of the Moving Image present a playable exhibition of more than two dozen games that represent the breadth and depth of the “indie” video game scene. The designers and developers of these games, individuals or small teams independent of large studios and publishers, take daring creative risks to explore new forms and methods of play.

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Queens Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: A mix of clouds and sun early followed by cloudy skies this afternoon. High around 35. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 8. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Saturday, February 22  Flushing House presents the “Presidents’ Day Interactive Performance.”  This free historical celebration features performances by a professional Lincoln impersonator, who looks and dresses like Lincoln, gives speeches of the martyred president, and gives expert answers to audience questions.  The event starts at 4 p.m. on the Rooftop Atrium. Music, appetizers and refreshments will be provided. RSVP by […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


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Photo courtesy of the New York Hall of Science

Through January 19 For the duration of the Queens Museum’s expansion, Queens-based photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao has been in residence capturing the metamorphosis of the New York City Building. The resulting body of work, “New York City Building Time Lapse, 2009-2013: Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao,” presents a series of 37 of Liao’s color photographs, including nine […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Sunday, January 12 Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is holding an electronic waste recycling event in partnership with the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  It’s the perfect way to responsibly dispose of all your unwanted or broken gadgets.  Help them meet their goal of 100 tons this January.  The event is being held at the Queens […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


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Saturday, December 28 & Sunday, December, 29 Two-time Drama Desk nominee Parallel Exit offers a very special presentation of “EXIT STAGE LEFT” – a rollicking speed-of-light comedy. Harkening back to the days of vaudeville, “EXIT STAGE LEFT” packs more entertainment in a single show than a three-ring circus.  An ensemble of five present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of The Jim Henson Company.

Saturday, December 21 “Historical Roundtable: The FBI” at the Greater Astoria Historical Society, starts at 1 p.m. in the Quinn Building at 35-20 Broadway (4th floor) in Long Island City. For more information call 718-278-0700. “Queer in the Cave” starts at 10 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in Long […]

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