Art, film and music festival Kunstfest is coming to Ridgewood


| editorial@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy of Troma Entertainment

World-renowned independent film studio Troma is coming to Ridgewood with the debut of Kunstfest, a celebration of B movies, beer and art, at local heavy metal hofbrau Bierleichen (582 Seneca Ave.) on Sunday, Sept. 6, from 4 to 10 p.m.

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Fun days for the whole family scheduled in Glendale and Maspeth this month


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo via Facebook/Maspeth Federal Savings

Organizations in Glendale and Maspeth are planning to hold two special days of free activities this month for children of all ages in both communities.

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Richmond Hill man joins Broadway production of ‘Spring Awakening’


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Kevin Parry

Richmond Hill native Robert Ariza has been busy studying the lines of four characters in the musical “Spring Awakening” while simultaneously learning American Sign Language (ASL).

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Celebrate festival season in Ridgewood this September


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

RIDGEWOOD TIMES/File photo

Get ready to party in the streets of Ridgewood this September as the community gears up for two annual street fairs, the Fresh Pond Road Street Festival and the Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival.

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A sweet weekend at the LIC Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of LIC Flea & Food

Two sweet vendors came out on top this past weekend in Long Island City as they proved to be the favorites at the LIC Flea & Food Sweets Festival.

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Immigration documentary on Flushing woman to be screened in LIC


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Image courtesy of No Le Digas A Nadie

After years of not speaking out, Angy Rivera is ready to share her story with Queens viewers during the Long Island City screening of the documentary surrounding her life.

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Beach Boy Brian Wilson to perform at Queens College


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy Kupferberg Center for the Arts

The Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson will be performing a selection of classic hits and material from his new solo album at the Flushing college located at 65-30 Kissena Blvd. on Oct. 9.

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Maspeth’s Knockdown Center to premiere opera inspired by Hurricane Sandy victims


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Anna Groth Shive

Nearly three years after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of south Queens, music collective thingNY will be using a unique art form to explore the reactions of individuals affected by the superstorm.

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Museum of the Moving Image screens documentaries on hip-hop


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of CNN Films

On Thursday, the Museum of the Moving Image kicks off Made You Look: Documenting the Art, History, Power and Politics of Hip-Hop Culture, a series of documentaries that examine this distinctly American genre from its origins to its current worldwide influence.

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WWE Superstar John Cena grants Maspeth boy’s wish


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy the Lanzer family

To wrestling fans around the world WWE Superstar John Cena is known for being a 15-time world champion, but outside of the ring he is best known for his work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. On Monday night Cena set the record for most celebrity wishes at 500, by making an 8-year-old boy from Maspeth’s dream come true.

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