Archive by category Entertainment

Radio Station Hosts Instrument Drive

A City-based radio station hopes to open the door to music for students in the five boroughs. WQXR, a classical music station, will host its first-ever instrument drive, starting on March 28. The drive will take place at several Sam Ash locations in the City, including the one on 113-25 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills. […]

Queens Musicians Win

The International Music and Arts Society held its Second Annual Young Artists Music Competition, with hundreds of talented musicians between the ages of 7-18 years old from New York, New Jersey and California taking part. Queens’ musicians showed off their talent in the competition, making it difficult for the IMAS judging panel to select the […]

Red Storm Out Of NCAA Tournament

The Selection Committee decided that St. John’s was not good enough for the NCAA tournament. Providence sent the Johnnies to the National Invitational Tournament, beating them 79-74 in the Big East quarterfinal last Thursday at Madison Square Garden. “What I shared with the team is that at this stage, things are in the Selection Committee’s […]

Theatre Time Preps New Production

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Amateur detectives, get ready for a show right up your alley. A new mystery play is starting up in Bayside at the end of the month. Theatre Time Productions is putting together a staging of “The Gemini Killer,” a thriller written and directed by Tom Williams. This show will be […]

Five Borough Festival Stops In Jamaica

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer On March 14, Les Délices, a critically-acclaimed French Baroque ensemble, will perform at King Manor Museum in Jamaica for the Five Borough Music Festival’s final stop in Queens. The concert is part of the nonprofit’s three-month long series that aims to bring affordable world-class chamber music to the outer boroughs. […]

World Pong Tour Comes To Queens

A world pong tournament will be held in Flushing this weekend, offering contestants a chance to show off their skills for prizes. World Pong Tour will host its first Queens tournament at Place@Main in Flushing on March 15. Starting at 7 p.m., the competition will take place at 36-45 Main St., Second Floor. The venue […]

‘Beautiful’ Tells Stories Of A Simpler Time

Carole King met her co-writer and future husband, Gerry Goffin, when they attended Queens College. The rest, as they say, is history. It’s also “Beautiful!” Starring Jessie Mueller as singer/songwriter Carole King, this wonderful jukebox musical, detailing the early years of King’s career, should have mass appeal for the Baby Boomer generation who grew up […]

David Alan Grier To Appear At QPAC

The Queensborough Performing Arts Center will be full of laughs this month, when David Alan Grier stops by. The center, which is part of Queensborough Community College’s campus, will feature Grier and his comedic talents at a show on March 15 at 8 p.m. Audiences are sure to spend the entirety of the performance with […]

Red Storm On Bubble For NCAA Tourney Bid

The Red Storm took one more step towards a 20-win season and a tournament bid with a 72-64 victory over DePaul at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. St. John’s is on the bubble, and experts are weighing in on the Johnnies’ chances of making the tournament. Still, that is not the focus of the players. […]

Battle Of The Boroughs Back For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Some of Queens’ best up-and-coming artists will face off against each other in the hopes of becoming the winner of the Battle of the Boroughs. One dozen Queens artists will compete on March 7 at 7 p.m. for WNYC and WQXR’s “Battle of the Boroughs,” taking place at the Jerome […]