Woman to give free manicures at Socrates Sculpture Park


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Photo by Mikel Durlam

Breanne Trammell is taking her revamped 1968 compact trailer back out on the road to help polish the lives of local western Queens moms in need of a well-deserved pampering.

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Taking risks at Socrates Sculpture Park


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Troy Benson

ALAN CAPPER “We believe in taking risks with what we show. We also have to counter the negative feelings about art today by providing openness and access to stimulating work,” says John Hatfield, executive director of Long Island City’s Socrates Sculpture Park. He was standing in the center of the park two days before the […]

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‘Vista’ on display at Socrates Sculpture Park


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Socrates Sculpture Park is giving the community a chance to enjoy the outdoors while also taking in some artwork. “Vista” its spring exhibition, opened on May 8 and will be on display through August 7. Curator Alyson Baker explained that each spring artists apply and submit proposals for what they’d like to create. “What’s great […]

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Queens ‘Zombie Ride’ to encourage safe biking


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Photo courtesy of Kidical Mass NYC

Advocacy organization Kidical Mass NYC will be hosting its third family bike ride and the first in Queens on Saturday, Oct. 25 through parts of Long Island City and Astoria.

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Mayo Arts

On Sunday at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, Tony and Olivier Award winner Patti LuPone in her new concert “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda…played that part” performs songs from musicals that she could have played, should have played, did play and will play. Musicals include “Hair,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Funny Girl,” “West Side Story,” “Peter Pan” and her Tony Award-winning performances in “Evita” and “Gypsy.”

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo Zaq Landsberg

The Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition opens at Socrates Sculpture Park on Sunday, Sept. 7. Fifteen artists will display their new works that explore the state of sculpture today. The artists were selected out of nearly 300 candidates by a highly competitive process. These artists were then given access to the park’s facilities and generous financial, technical and curatorial support.

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Free weekend art bus comes to LIC


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Photo Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park

The wheels on a brand-new free shuttle bus service are taking visitors ‘round and ‘round Long Island City’s art scene on the weekends.

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Weekend bus trial to expand service along Vernon Boulevard


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

The western Queens waterfront will soon get a taste of extended bus service.

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