Museum of the Moving Image

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/02/2013 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph.Friday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 72. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY:  Rural Route Film Festival  Whether a modern-day western set in Chile, a documentary about Chinese women thrust [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/29/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WSW in the afternoon. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 68. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: From Mr. Chips to Scarface: Walter White’s Transformation in “Breaking [...]

Museum of the Moving Image to feature ‘Breaking Bad’ exhibit
Museum of the Moving Image to feature ‘Breaking Bad’ exhibit
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 7/22/2013 at 3:00PM

Staring Friday, July 26, the Museum of the Moving Image will present “From Mr. Chips to Scarface: Walter White’s Transformation in ‘Breaking Bad’” in the museum’s main exhibition, “Behind the Screen.” “We are thrilled to present material from this extraordinary and compelling television series, appropriately located in the actor section of the Museum’s core exhibition,” [...]

Teen programmers compete in Astoria
Teen programmers compete in Astoria
West Angy Altamirano 7/04/2013 at 2:58PM

Young programmers came together for a weekend filled with innovative solutions to real city problems during a unique competition in Astoria. On June 29 and 30, Young Rewired State (YRS) — a United Kingdom-based organization dedicated to helping teens learn to code or program — held a free weekend-long workshop at the Museum of the [...]

Museum of the Moving Image completes expansion with Kaufman Courtyard dedication
Museum of the Moving Image completes expansion with Kaufman Courtyard dedication
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 6/25/2013 at 11:18AM

The final piece of the Museum of the Moving Image’s expansion and renovation project is in place. On June 18, local officials, museum representatives and members of the community gathered for a dedication ceremony for the museum’s recently completed outdoor courtyard. It will be named after museum trustee George Kaufman, who is also chair of [...]

Muppets coming to Museum of the Moving Image in new Jim Henson gallery
Muppets coming to Museum of the Moving Image in new Jim Henson gallery
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 5/22/2013 at 1:15PM

Hi-ho, the Muppets are coming to town. On Tuesday Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials announced the late Jim Henson’s family has donated close to 400 puppets, costumes, props and other items to the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. The announcement included special appearances by Miss Piggy — who got a kiss from [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/26/2013 at 8:06AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 63. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: An Evening with Choreographers Rich + Tone Discovered by Michael Jackson’s choreographer while freestyling [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/03/2013 at 7:56AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Wednesday night: Clear. Low of 30 with a windchill as low as 23. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 25 mph EVENT OF THE DAY: Spectacle: [...]

Stars shine at Queens World Film Festival
Stars shine at Queens World Film Festival
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 3/14/2013 at 10:49AM

The stars came out for the Queens World Film Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image.  Opening night was held on Tuesday, March 5 and featured films from the borough and as far away as Belgium, Italy, Spain and Australia. Organizers Katha and Don Cato welcomed the large audience of film lovers and encouraged [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 9. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 30%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of snow. Low of 25. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 30%. [...]