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What to do in Queens this weekend
What to do in Queens this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 8/03/2012 at 1:50PM

Friday, August 3 – Sunday, August 5 The Rural Route Film Festival’s specific focus on rural life brings together like-minded films and artists whose work might otherwise be ignored or lost within broader-based programming. The festival’s fiction, documentary and experimental programs are dedicated to highlighting people, places, and cultures not normally represented in mainstream media. [...]

What to do in Queens this weekend
What to do in Queens this weekend
Happenings Sarah Yu 7/06/2012 at 11:41AM

THURSDAY, JULY 5 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats are coming back to Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Flushing. There is a new cast, new acts and new thrills! Performances will include a combination of acrobatics, traditional dance, costumes, ancient/contemporary music and theatrical techniques. [...]

This Weekend in Queens
This Weekend in Queens
Arts & Music Jay Lane 5/04/2012 at 2:46PM

Friday RENT York College Performing Arts Center – Through May 13 The Secret Garden Astoria Performing Arts Center – Through May 19 Little Shop of Horrors LaGuardia Performing Arts Center Heat Wave: The Jack Cole Project Queens Theatre in the Park – Through May 20 FACT (Friends Always Creating Theatre) presents: Treasures: A Collection of Four Short Plays Secret Theatre [...]

Courier Happenings
Courier Happenings
Happenings Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 1:21PM

COMPILED BY CRYSTAL HUDSON EDITOR’S PICKS SATURDAY, MARCH 24 Civil War New York Walking Tour At 1 p.m., visit Fort Totten, located at 212th Street and Cross Island Parkway, for a Civil War New York Walking Tour led by the Urban Park Rangers. Get an up-close view of historical landmarks and learn about the unique [...]

Courier Happenings
Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 3/01/2012 at 5:23PM

‘Temptation of the Muses’ SATURDAY, MARCH 10 At 8 p.m., The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage Theater, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City, presents two acclaimed Asian music and dance groups — the Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company — in a cross-cultural program. The artists will perform “Temptation of [...]

Sun Courier Happenings
Sun Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 3/01/2012 at 5:16PM

Theatre’s Celebrity Series SATURDAY, MARCH 24 At 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, presents Tom Wopat, the next installment in the theatre’s Celebrity Series. Wopat, a seasoned stage star whose credits include “Annie Get Your Gun” and “Guys and Dolls” and television credits [...]

Courier Happenings
Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 2/03/2012 at 4:14PM

EDITOR’S PICK  ‘Jim Henson’s Fantastic World’ Photo courtesey of Sam Suddaby / Museum of the Moving Image Ongoing from now through March 4 The Museum of the Moving Image, located at 36-01 35 Avenue in Astoria, has extended the exhibit “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World,” Take a look inside the world of the famed puppeteer, filmmaker [...]

Sun Courier Happenings
Sun Courier Happenings
Entertainment Alexa Altman 2/02/2012 at 4:26PM

EDITOR’S PICK   Friday, February 17   Chamber ensemble to perform Photo courtesy of York College Performing Arts Center At 7 p.m., York College Performing Arts Center, located at 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, presents the Avalon String Quartet, one of the country’s leading Chamber ensembles. Formed in 1995 at the Norfolk Chamber [...]

Queens Courier Happenings
Queens Courier Happenings
Happenings Alana Manning 12/16/2011 at 1:51PM

ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE?  Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier.com/news/regional/courier, and click on “Submit your event” to let us know about your happening. We select from reader submissions to list on our happenings page.   EDITOR’S PICK Wednesday, December 28, 11 a.m. Pomonok Library: “Wimpy” Wednesday!; Celebrate [...]

The Christmas Spirit in Howard Beach
Entertainment Melissa Chan 12/05/2011 at 1:51PM

Dozens of doe-eyed children craned their necks to gaze up at the unlit 30-foot tree, each hoping to be the one to flick the switch this year. And when they were all chosen to collectively light the largest Christmas tree in Howard Beach, it might as well have already been December 25 for Mario Faulisi, [...]