Entertainment

Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Western Queens artist Gildo discusses road to success
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 7/03/2014 at 2:54PM

In a successful arts-based community like Long Island City, it is sometimes hard for an individual artist to stand out from the crowd. But an artist named Gildo has achieved this breakthrough through his breathtaking sense of creative purpose and the wide spectrum of his creative activities.

Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Arts & Music Eric Jankiewicz 7/03/2014 at 12:09PM

Writing a successful book for young adults can be hard if it doesn’t have magic and vampires in it. But a pastor in a Glendale church wrote a book aimed to help troubled teenagers in 2011, and since then, the book has taken on a second life, spurring the creation of conventions and a clothing company.

Jason Sudeikis films movie in Kew Gardens Hills
Jason Sudeikis films movie in Kew Gardens Hills
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/30/2014 at 3:18PM

Actors, including Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie, filmed scenes at the brand new Micro Center technology store on Kissena Boulevard on Monday for the upcoming film “Sleeping with Other People.”

Local artists to capture Astoria in new exhibition
Local artists to capture Astoria in new exhibition
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 6/19/2014 at 12:13PM

Artists, friends and Astoria residents Maria Belford and Sara Sciabbarrasi have come together to showcase their admiration for the western Queens neighborhood in a new exhibition opening this weekend at the Long Island City café COFFEED, located at 37-18 Northern Blvd.