Long Island City will become the new home of a 50-foot-long, 18-foot high sculpture this spring.
Arts & Music
When Long Island City resident Cristian Torres is on the job as a plumber, he sees more than just pipes and pressure gauges.
Just in time for the 50th celebration of The Beatles’ visit to New York, one Jackson Heights filmmaker takes a local look at the Fab Four’s American debut.
Summer might still be far away, but things are starting to heat up as a winner has been chosen to create the scenery for this year’s Warm Up series at MoMA PS1.
Jamaica native Dion Clark said his fine arts show will give people “cultural nurturing.”
Two months after the 5Pointz building was whitewashed overnight, the artists are still going strong now presenting their artwork at a Long Island not-for-profit art center.
As visitors walk through the Queensborough Community College (QCC) Art Gallery, they are taken through the experiences of Rosemarie Koczÿ, who at three years old had her life turned upside down. Koczÿ was born in 1939 in Recklinghausen, Germany and three years later was taken to a concentration camp together with her family. At a [...]
It’s never too young to become an artist. A group of students from elementary schools all over the city, including three from Queens, won awards for their artwork displayed at this year’s Learning though an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp) Annual Art Exhibition. The young artists were honored on November 20 for their works currently on [...]
The legacy of a late Queens College music professor will live on with a memorial scholarship in his name. Queens College and the Aaron Copland School of Music paid tribute to Howard Brofsky Tuesday, establishing the Howard Brofsky Memorial Scholarship in Jazz in his honor. Brofsky passed away on October 17 at age 86. He [...]
The grandstand walls at Aqueduct Racetrack will serve as canvasses for 11 contemporary urban artists who will transform the first floor of New York City’s only racetrack into a horse racing-themed street art show entitled “Aqueduct Murals,” opening to the public on Saturday, November 23. “New York City is arguably the Mecca of street art [...]