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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Festival Features Films By Disabled

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Central Queens Y is giving filmmakers a platform they may not normally get elsewhere. The Reelabilities Film Festival showcases movies that were made by people with disabilities or is related to an issue affecting those with a disability. The festival will take place March 9-10 at CQY’s headquarters in […]

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QCA Dinner Takes Tour of Senses

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Queens Council on the Arts will host a dinner that mixes dance and food in the second Moveable Feast Artist Dinner Series, which will raise money for a stop gap scholarship fund. The dinner, “Senses Transports,” will take place on March 10 and will feature meals that focus on a […]

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Play Samples Taste Of Hollywood Nights

BY STEVEN J. FERRARI Editor-in-Chief The 1980s are remembered as a decade of decadence, as successful yuppies indulged in booze, drugs and other vices. The indulgence was not limited to New York City, as stories about 1980s Hollywood have reached legendary status. Those legends can be attributed, in part, to “Hurlyburly,” a 1984 Broadway show […]

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