Those who wanted to enjoy the Lunar New Year celebrations but weren’t able to make it to the parades haven’t missed the boat - Flushing Town Hall has a Lunar New Year Festival that runs to the end of February. The landmark municipal building, which is home to the Flushing Council on Culture and the […]
In a timely letter to City Councilmember John Liu, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has pledged to restore full weekend service on the No. 7 line for the first two weekends in February, after almost derailing Flushing’s celebration of “Chinese New Year.” The MTA announced a “major capital project” involving new signal and track switches […]
A Flushing man has been indicted on murder and other charges in the stabbing death of a 40-year-old man on a Flushing street last month. The victim had been on his way home from a Chinese New Year celebration. “The defendant is accused of fatally stabbing a hard-working man who had immigrated five years ago […]
A 21-year-old Flushing man has been charged with the Lunar New Year slaying of a 40-year-old restaurant deliveryman who was returning home after a party. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Kendall Walker fatally stabbed Zhang Hong Qui, who had left a party on nearby Elder Avenue in the early morning hours of […]
Just hours after thousands in Flushing celebrated Chinese New Year on Main Street, Zhang Hongqi of Holly Street in Flushing was stabbed to death at about 4 a.m. on Sunday, apparently for a few pieces of jewelry and a cell phone. According to reports, the victim walked apart from a group which had left a […]
Parents and visitors got a taste of Asia recently at P.S. 46 in Bayside, when students put on their annual Lunar New Year celebration. The show featured Chinese and Korean songs and dance, as well as the traditional lion dance. Beginning in November, the students - about 120 in all - started practicing for the […]
Delighting the crowd were street entertainers, including a fire eater, children’s martial arts groups, a sword artist, ceremonial masked jesters, a large paper mache snake, six floats and many brightly decorated vans representing local Queens businesses. However, the event was not without its controversy. Prior conflict with various members of the Asian community regarding inclusion […]
What was formerly the celebration of "Chinese New Year" is now the celebration of the "Lunar New Year (the year of the hare — 4697) and this fourth annual celebration of the new year was welcomed in Flushing by people of diverse Asian backgrounds parading in unity. Headed by Queens Borough President, Claire […]
The Noguchi Museum has an exhibition on view of Noguchi’s work from archaic times to modern times. The only thing Noguchi loved more than the promise of the future was the sense of belonging to the Earth he derived from working with million and billion year old pieces of rock. Noguchi Archaic/ Noguchi Modern explores a stylistic wormhole that seems to link the ancient past and the distant future in his work.
The San-Francisco-based artist Jim Campbell born in 1956 is best known for his evocative low resolution works—is the subject of a major solo exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image, spanning his 30-year career and featuring over 20 installations.
Saturday, March 15 King Manor Museum partners with Five Boroughs Music Festival to present “Les Delices,” a Cleveland-based, critically-acclaimed ensemble performing French Baroque music on period instruments. The program will feature works by Philidor, Guillemain, Leclair and Rameau. There will be wine and light refreshments at 6 p.m. and the concert will start at 6:30 […]
The Bay Terrace Jewish Center will be hosting “Anything Goes” at Theatre by the Bay. The show starts at 8 p.m. on March 8 and 16. “Anything Goes” is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter that won a 1988 Tony award.
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.
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 […]
Saturday, February 15 The Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) is proud to present “Amazing Grace: From the Auction to the White House” as part of its Black History Month Celebration. “Amazing Grace: From the Auction to the White House” is a dance and theatrical event where audience participation is part of the performance. This event […]