5Pointz artists to transform hallways of August Martin HS in Jamaica


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Photo via Instagram/@queensdreamers

The spirit of 5Pointz will be reborn this weekend, as over 150 artists from near and far are expected to come together to bring life to the hallways of one Jamaica high school.

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Local artist to donate ceramic tile installation to Astoria Heights Park


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Photos courtesy of Penelope Eleni

A mother of three is making her way back into the art world by creating an art installation that will bloom at a local Astoria community park.

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10 places to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in Queens


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Cristabelle Tumola

With millions of people around the world anticipating the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, sports bars and restaurants all around Queens are hosting events for local fans this Saturday.

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George Clinton to perform as part of free summer festival at Queensbridge Park


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of City Parks Foundation

SummerStage, the city’s largest performing arts festival, is marking its 30th anniversary with six-day mini festivals at eight local parks, including one on the Long Island City waterfront.

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‘Life’s Connections Through Music’ concert to showcase musical abilities


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Darren Carlson

Life’s WORC, a non-profit organization in Garden City that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, will be hosting their sixth annual “Life’s Connections Through Music” concert at Molloy College on Saturday, May 20th.

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Arm wrestlers will battle it out to crown the ‘King and Queen of Arms’


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy NYAWA

Men and women from all over the tri-state area — and from as far away as Turkey, Puerto Rico and Russia — will gather in Queens next month to find out who has the strongest arms.

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Queens students look at the horrors of genocide


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

“Testimony Across the Disciplines: Queensborough Community College Students Respond to Genocide through Art and Writing” features a wide variety of works by students who conducted research and studied cultural and artistic responses to genocide and organized hate.

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