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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/01/2012 at 7:59AM

2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Arvind Mahankali of Queens finishes third for second straight year New York’s reigning wordsmith again came achingly close to a title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday, notching a third-place place finish for the second straight year. Arvind Mahankali of Bayside Hills, Queens, who was sponsored by the Daily [...]

A basketball player kids have to look up to
A basketball player kids have to look up to
Sports Liam La Guerre 5/23/2012 at 11:17AM

There’s more than one reason for kids to “look up” to 7’3” Curtis Johnson. Johnson, a Queens resident and former Red Storm big man at St. John’s University, will perform in entertainment basketball games at York College on June 4 and 6, to amuse and mentor kids from Pre-K to eight grade. “I just want [...]

Courier Happenings
Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 3/01/2012 at 5:23PM

‘Temptation of the Muses’ SATURDAY, MARCH 10 At 8 p.m., The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage Theater, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City, presents two acclaimed Asian music and dance groups — the Ahn Trio and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company — in a cross-cultural program. The artists will perform “Temptation of [...]

Sun Courier Happenings
Sun Courier Happenings
Happenings Alexa Altman 3/01/2012 at 5:16PM

Theatre’s Celebrity Series SATURDAY, MARCH 24 At 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, presents Tom Wopat, the next installment in the theatre’s Celebrity Series. Wopat, a seasoned stage star whose credits include “Annie Get Your Gun” and “Guys and Dolls” and television credits [...]