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Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/04/2012 at 7:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Areas of drizzle before 10 a.m., then a chance of showers between 10 a.m. and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Areas of fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is [...]

Heejun Han sent home on ‘American Idol’
Heejun Han sent home on ‘American Idol’
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 3/30/2012 at 10:17AM

For the second straight week, Heejun Han found himself in American Idol’s bottom three. This time though, neither viewer votes, nor the judges were able to save him. Han was joined in the bottom three last night by Skylar Laine and Hollie Cavanagh, but it was Han whose Idol dreams were ended. After host Ryan [...]

Heejun Han performs “Right Here Waiting” on American Idol
Heejun Han performs “Right Here Waiting” on American Idol
News Billy Rennison 3/15/2012 at 11:21AM

After American Idol’s dozen finalists were narrowed down to 11 before the show even began, Heejun Han took the stage to mixed review from the judges. Host Ryan Seacrest opened the show by announcing that “with the cooperation of law enforcement we discovered information that left us with no choice but to eliminate one of [...]

Two Queens contestants make it to American Idol’s top 24
Two Queens contestants make it to American Idol’s top 24
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 2/26/2012 at 11:13AM

Hundreds of thousands of “American Idol” hopefuls were narrowed down to 24 over the past month, with two Queens crooners making the cut. Heejun Han, of Flushing, and Astoria’s Creighton Fraker both withstood the auditions, Hollywood and a trip to Las Vegas to make it to the shows semifinals round, and now have the opportunity [...]

From heavy metal to opera performer
From heavy metal to opera performer
Arts & Music Nargas Karimi 12/13/2011 at 6:00PM

Astoria artist Adelmo Guidarelli, 40, has been named the 2011 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) award winner for best Comedy/Musical Comedy Performer. “It’s not something I ever thought about. I mean, I think I’m pretty funny, but this is on a completely different level,” said Guidarelli. “The award is for my performance in [...]