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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 [...]

LIC jazz guitarist strikes a chord
LIC jazz guitarist strikes a chord
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 8/13/2012 at 8:39AM

At age 12, Amanda Monaco picked up a guitar. One hasn’t left her hands since. The Long Island City jazz guitarist, whose strumming floats through neighborhood wine bars and music venues, now leads the Queens Jazz Overground. A spinoff of the nonprofit Brooklyn Jazz Underground, it is a local resource for jazz musicians and fans. [...]