Flushing Student Reaches For The Stars

Flushing Student Reaches For The Stars

Francesca Lingo of Flushing took part in the NASA New York City Research Initiative Internship Program this summer. (Photo Courtesy City College) “There is no Google search for science, science can’t be specifically Googled.” —Francesca Lingo BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ After concluding her paid internship at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in Manhattan, Flushing’s […]

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Kew Gardens Plans Outdoor Art Fair

BY CARMINE CARCIERI The third annual Kew Gardens Outdoor Art Fair will take place on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Cinemas Park, which is located on Austin Street and Lefferts Boulevard. The event will feature a full day of art experiences that celebrate the artistic talents and rich diversity of […]

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Climb Towards Success With True Rodriguez

BY TRONE DOWD Staff Writer True Rodriguez and her organization, “Climbing Ivy Project” are working hard with one goal in mind: showing young teenage girls in less fortunate communities the unlimited possibilities of the world outside their communities. The organization, founded last year, is meant to give young girls an opportunity to travel abroad, giving […]

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Santana Rocks Forest Hills

By DAVID RUSSELL Guitar legend Carlos Santana performed at Forest Hills Stadium on Friday night as part of his Corazon Tour. Last year, “Corazon,” his first Spanish-language album, was released. It was the first time that Santana played in Queens, despite living in the borough in the 1970s. Video of his performance at Woodstock played […]

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New Art Exhibition At NY Hall Of Science

By Yvette Brown Staff Writer The New York Hall of Science and the Taiwanese American Arts Council joined together to open a new art exhibition called The Moment on Sunday, Aug. 9. The exhibition displays the work of 14 artists who use media to explore the idea of “The Moment.” It was curated by C.J. Yeh and Luchia […]

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Pops At Forest Hills

By Jon Cronin The New York Pops Orchestra performed their second concert at the Forest Hills Stadium with the supremely entertaining Pink Martini (the little orchestra) with their multi-lingual comedic repertoire. Pink Martini’s lead singer China Forbes and band leader Thomas Lauderdale introduced their first hit Sympathique admitting there were borrowed lyrics, “It’s public domain, […]

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Artists Selected For Jamaica Flux 2016

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning announced the names of 19 artists and artist collectives commissioned to create site-specific artwork for the Jamaica Flux: “Workspaces & Windows 2016.” The program is a large public art project organized and presented by JCAL, a community-based arts organization in Downtown Jamaica. “Workspaces & Windows 2016” is the […]

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Free Movie Screenings At Queens Theatre

Queens Theatre has partnered with Lincoln Center Education to present free outdoor screenings of some of the most very impactful Lincoln Center performances in the past three years. These screenings have taken place every Tuesday of August during the evening at 8 p.m. in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on the Festival Lawn right behind Queens […]

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