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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.

NYC Dance Week offers free, discounted classes in Queens
NYC Dance Week offers free, discounted classes in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 6/13/2014 at 9:46AM

NYC Dance Week, a 10-day festival of free and discounted dance, fitness and wellness classes from June 19 to June 28, offers instruction in a variety of traditions–from modern dance, bhangra and capoeira to ballet, hip-hop and soca, plus classes in yoga, pilates and zumba.

Queens students create art to tackle issues of abuse and teen pregnancy
Queens students create art to tackle issues of abuse and teen pregnancy
Arts & Music Eric Jankiewicz 6/04/2014 at 11:18AM

Walter Reed School in Maspeth and Robert E. Peary School in Glendale teamed up with a nonprofit art program to help students create an art exhibit that turns cafeteria benches into canvases with pictures of butterflies, the grim reaper and the words, “Be yourself. Stay above the influence” on them.