Web series to be filmed in Ridgewood’s Valentino Food Market on Thursday


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo courtesy of Property Shark/Nicholas Strini

Four locations in Ridgewood, including Valentino Food Market on Fresh Pond Road, will be in the spotlight as the web series “Sounds of Enjoyment” is scheduled to film in the neighborhood on Thursday.

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‘House Party’ celebrates 25 years at Museum of the Moving Image


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of New Line Cinema/Photofest

On Friday, June 26, the Museum of the Moving Image will present a 25th anniversary special screening of “House Party.” Set to begin at 7 p.m., many cast and crew members will take part in a discussion moderated by the film’s producer, Warrington Hudlin.

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The New York Pops to call Forest Hills Stadium home this summer


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

One symphonic orchestra, bringing a new take on popular music to thousands of ears, has found a home in Queens this summer and will be offering thousands of local kids the opportunity to enjoy live music for free.

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Color, dance and music at Queens Museum’s Festival Andino on Sunday


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Ayazamana Cultural Center

This Sunday, more than a dozen dance and music groups from Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru will participate in Festival Andino in front of the Queens Museum.

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Comedian Susie Essman headlines North Shore Towers 40th anniversary, talks craft


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Julie Weissman

To watch Susie Essman perform, one would never think the Bronx-born stand-up comedian had anything else in mind as she was growing up.

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Hunters Point Parks Conservancy announces waterfront movie lineup, asks for suggestions


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Images courtesy of the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy

What better way to end a summer day than to catch a classic film on the Long Island City waterfront?

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Take a spooky look at Astoria’s past


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photos by Marie Carter

Tour company Boroughs of the Dead, known for its “strange and dark tours” of New York City, is stretching its two-hour tours into the western Queens neighborhood during “Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria” expected to begin later this month.

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New York Hall of Science hosts eight-day Lego fest


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of New York Hall of Science

This Saturday, the New York Hall of Science will kick off Brick Fest Live, an eight-day Lego fan festival with building stations, skyscrapers, exhibitions, trivia contests and even some theater.

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Make Music New York festival comes to Ridgewood on June 21


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

RIDGEWOOD TIMES/File photo

The sounds of pop rock, blues and hip-hop will fill the air in Ridgewood this Sunday as part of Make Music New York, a citywide festival of free concerts in public spaces.

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LIC performance space presents Unchained Theatre Festival for third year


| rmackay@queensny.org

Photo courtesy of Variations Theatre Group

On June 12, the Chain Theatre will kick off the Unchained Theatre Festival, which will run until June 28.

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Little Neck eatery hosts actors promoting new theater project


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Some familiar faces enjoyed appetizers at Little Neck Italian restaurant Il Bacco on Tuesday, as three actors from iconic television shows stopped by to promote their new play, “Dinner with the Boys.”

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