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Beach Boy’s Brian Wilson Rocks Queens College

By David Russell Brian Wilson and Al Jardine began their fall tour by rocking Colden Auditorium at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College with iconic songs from The Beach Boys last Saturday. They also performed “Sail Away,” “The Right Time” and “One Kind of Love” from Wilson’s 2015 album No Pier Pressure. Jardine, […]

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Queens Restaurant Week Kicks Off In Glendale

By Jon Cronin Staff Writer Like flies to honey, consumers were drawn to the intoxicating aroma of the borough’s buffet at the Atlas Park Common that kicked off the 12th Annual Queens Restaurant Week at noon on Monday. Five restaurants and the Queens Brewery gave away free samples of their food and beverages to an […]

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A Night With Narcissus In Astoria This Friday

By Lynn Edmonds Staff Writer Fans of Greek culture can rejoice as poets, singers, and actors dramatize the Greek myth of Narcissus in Astoria on Friday night. The night’s entertainment, appropriate for all ages, will drive up on the POEMobile, a “wildy-decorated art truck covered with poems and wings,” Steve Zeitlin from City Lore, one […]

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Hello Flavor, Welcome To Jamaica

Hello Flavor, Welcome To Jamaica

Don Nico’s 90-08 161 St., Jamaica (718) 297-NICO (6426) Cuisine: Mexican (with a hint of Italian) Credit Cards: All major Reservations: None needed For those living and working in Downtown Jamaica, the lack of culinary diversity is more than a problem; it’s an affront to the very nature of the diverse borough that calls Jamaica […]

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Harmonizing With Nature In Flushing

BY LYNN EDMONDS Staff Writer Six contemporary artists engage with the theme “Exploring Harmony with Nature” at a new exhibit at Flushing Town Hall, open through Oct. 15. The visual artists, who reside in New York City, also have roots in Korea, China and Taiwan. Curator Suechung Koh spoke about the theme’s importance to her. […]

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Sculptors Of Taiwan At Queens Museum

The Queens Museum unveiled its new Taiwanese art exhibit in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Sunday. The exhibit called “The Moment” is an expression of multi-disciplinary art forms including sculpture and landscape architecture. The sculptors are four Taiwanese artists, Ya Hon CHANG, Hsu Tang WEO, Kuang-Hu LEE and Wen-Fu YU. The event was […]

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Queensboro Symphony Readies New Season

BY LYNN EDMONDS Staff Writer The Queensboro Symphony Orchestra will bring an other-worldly, ethereal listening experience to Flushing with their season debut Sunday, with a classical music score “The King of the Mask” inspired from the fantastical paintings of Roman Valdes. It’s the orchestra’s second season after their debut in March, and this year it […]

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