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Number of Christmas movies drops in recent years
Number of Christmas movies drops in recent years
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 12/15/2013 at 11:12AM

A traditional activity during this time is movie-going, for you may relax and immerse yourself in a world of candy canes and mistletoe. Now a days, however, options are much more limited than expected. The presence of Christmas films has declined dramatically, due to the demand for realism in film by the older movie viewers and the demand for horror films by the younger demographic.

Nets star Brook Lopez hosts youth camp at Queens College
Nets star Brook Lopez hosts youth camp at Queens College
News Liam La Guerre 12/02/2013 at 6:21PM

Dozens of Queens campers learned Brooklyn basketball. Nets All-Star center Brook Lopez hosted his second annual youth basketball camp on Sunday at Fitzgerald Gymnasium in Queens College. “I was doing these camps not that long ago and I have very fond memories of that,” Lopez said. “So I really enjoyed my time out here.” Lopez, [...]

Queens College honors late jazz great
Queens College honors late jazz great
Arts & Music Melissa Chan 11/27/2013 at 11:12AM

The legacy of a late Queens College music professor will live on with a memorial scholarship in his name. Queens College and the Aaron Copland School of Music paid tribute to Howard Brofsky Tuesday, establishing the Howard Brofsky Memorial Scholarship in Jazz in his honor. Brofsky passed away on October 17 at age 86. He [...]

Queens College to study options for abandoned Rockaway Beach line
Queens College to study options for abandoned Rockaway Beach line
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 11/25/2013 at 3:55PM

Transportation advocates have had resurrection on the mind for the abandoned Rockaway Beach line (RBL), and are now getting local support to see if their vision can become a reality. Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder announced on Monday that Queens College will undertake a study to assess the proposed options for the tracks. Along with a rail [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/25/2013 at 7:07AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 34 with a windchill as low as 27F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Art [...]

Queens pols get big laughs at ‘Legislative Acts’ show
Queens pols get big laughs at ‘Legislative Acts’ show
Politics Queens Courier Staff 11/24/2013 at 8:14PM

BY NIKKI DJOKOVICH They can sing. They can act. They can legislate. Borough politicians took to the stage to perform in “Legislative Acts,” a sold-out fundraising event held Saturday night at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall. The audience roared with laughter throughout the 16-act performances, which included song, dance, comedy and more. Each skit featured [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/18/2013 at 7:23AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with rain showers. High of 64. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Masterworks of Traditional [...]