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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Saturday, December 14 Queensborough Performing Arts Center presents “Karaoke at the Movies: Aladdin.” The program is a family-oriented, interactive film series that encourages total audience participation. The crowd can sing and dance along with their favorite characters on screen! Movies are captioned. A trivia contest will be held before the movie. The most enthusiastic participant […]
The holiday season is upon us and LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market has all of your gift-giving needs under one roof. The new holiday market will begin on Saturday, December 7 and will be held every Saturday and Sunday until Sunday, December 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., located inside the warehouse attached to the LIC Flea lot at 5-25 46th Avenue.
Saturday, November 30 NYC Urban Park Rangers is organizing a vigorous hike through Alley Pond Park’s forested trails. Comfortable shoes or boots, a bottle of water and a light snack is recommended for all participants to bring. Meet up will take place at 11 a.m. at the Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, between the Grand […]
Saturday, November 23 The Shops at Atlas Park, located at 80-00 Cooper Avenue in Glendale, will have its annual tree lighting ceremony from 5 to 8 p.m. The event will include a live DJ, stilt walkers, carolers, giveaways and Santa Claus arrives around 5:50 pm. Free. For more information visit www.shopatlaspark.com/events. Sunday, November 24 KH & […]
Saturday, November 16 Queensborough Performing Arts Center presents “90’s Boy Bands Concert Reunion: All-4-One and Color me Badd.” Break out your cassettes, your tattoo chokers and overalls! It’s time you partied like it was 1991! Tickets for all seats are $45. The performance begins at 8 p.m. at QPAC 222-05 56th Avenue Bayside. For tickets […]
Saturday, September 28 Join the Queens Botanical Garden for its second part of the HSBC Children’s Garden Fall Session. Those who attend the second session will cook fresh snacks with vegetables from the garden and make fresh apple cider and plant herbs to take home for the winter. Admission is $12 for members and $15 […]
Saturdays and Sundays through October 27 Long Island City is home to the newest flea and food market in New York, LIC Flea & Food, every weekend, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through October 27. Enjoy some great eats, find a hidden treasure in the market, discover new artists and great local vendors all while taking in breathtaking […]