Latino Cultural Festival at the Queens Theatre from
July 29 to Aug 3. (see below).
New York City’s oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions.This spectacular event is held in the apple orchard of the Queens County Farm Museum. The event runs from July 25 to 27, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $10 or $15 for a weekend pass for adults. Call (718) 347-3276 for more information.
Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Citizens Center is hosting International Day. Share and sample international dishes from different countries represented in the Southeast Queens community. The doors open at 10 a.m. and the official program begins at 1 p.m. The center is located at 220-01 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights. Call (718) 528-8238 for more information.
Queens composer and guitarist Luke Schwartz brings a trio to the Queens Kickshaw for a night of original music, plus lively, groove-based interpretations of music by John Zom and Thelonious Monk, among others. For more information, call (718) 777-0913.
A Sprinkle of Fun will host a summer festival on Myrtle Avenue. There will be free popcorn, music, candy and balloons. The festival runs from noon until 3 p.m. It will be at 79-05 Myrtle Ave. For more information, call (718) 381-3334.
PIRATES & PRINCESSES
Come meet your favorite fairytale characters as The JC Players host a Pirates and Princesses Festival on noon at the Community United Methodist Church, located at 75-27 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village. Admission is $6 for adults and children older than 2 years old. There will be a Fairytale performance followed by a Fairytale kids carnival. For further information, call (917) 825-7418.
LINCOLN CENTER LOCAL
Lincoln Center Local will present two concerts at the Flushing Library, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cain-Oscar Bergeron and his ensemble combine flute, viola, piano, guitar and accordion in classical and Cajun folk styles to recount the journey of a people from the motherland of western France to North America. The concert is free. Flushing Library is located at 41-17 Main St.
PS1 WARM UP FESTIVAL
Every Saturday until Sept. 6, MoMA PS1 in Long Island City holds an outdoor music series with the best in experimental live music, sound and DJs across a range of genres. This Saturday, Warm Up features Cashemere Cat from Norway, Total Freedom from Los Angeles and UniiQU3 from New Jersey, among others. LIC residents receive one free ticket on a first-come, first-served basis, pending availability. For more information, call (718) 784-2084.
WORLD’S FAIR FEST
In celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs, Queens Theatre will produce a presentation of 10 commissioned ten-minute plays from celebrated local, national and international playwrights. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit www.queenstheatre.org.
Shannon Breeze will perform at the Poppenhusen Institute at 4 p.m. The band will play a mix of Irish music and some tunes from the 1960s and 70s. The entrance fee is $4. Refreshments and raffles will be sold. The Poppenhusen Institute is located at 114-04 14th Road, College Point.
Join the Young Dancemakers Company, directed by Alice Teirstein, as they present live music and dance at Flushing Town Hall’s garden. The free concert will start at 2 p.m. and features music director William Catanazaro as well as excerpts of work by renowned choreographer Paul Taylor. At the close of the concert, the audience is invited to join the company in lively improvisations on stage. Flushing Town Hall is located at 137-35 Northern Blvd.
A SUNDAY SMILE AT THE SECRET THEATER
Sunday nights at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., The Queens Secret Improv Club showcases just how much variety is present in the NYC improv scene. Rotating on a weekly basis, their curated guest teams demonstrate why improv is the fastest growing sector in the live comedy economy. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (718) 392 0722.
The Central Astoria LDC kicks off its Movies on the Waterfront series with the 1980s classic, “The Goonies,” starting at 8:30 p.m. at the Great Lawn at Astoria Park. For information, call (718) 728-7820 or visit www.centralastoria.org.
The Queens Village Library will present a performance by soprano vocalist Abby Powell. The concert will run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call (718) 464-0084 for access numbers.
The 2014 Latino Cultural Festival will kick off at Queens Theatre with Glamour Tango, a multimedia show of music and dance, theatrical set and lighting, created as a tribute to those women who quietly wrote the pages of Tango from the very beginning. All performing artists on this show are female. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $30.
SLIPPERY WHEN WET
Slippery When Wet, a Bon Jovi tribute band, will play Resorts World Casino on July 30. The show is scheduled to 8 p.m.
DJ Demzta Recka will be spinning Wu-Tang tracks at Queens Tavern. Festivities start at 8 p.m. Queens Tavern is located at 6869 Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood.
Hip to Hip Theatre returns to the Voelker Orth Garden in Flushing to bring great Shakespearian plays to the community. A 90-minute performance of “Cymbeline” begins at 7:30. For information, call (718) 729-5867.
Socrates Sculpture Park and Film Forum, in collaboration with Rooftop Films, present its annual international film festival, which shows a film from a different country or culture each Wednesday evening. Movies start at sundown and are free. This Wednesday’s movie is “Viola,” directed by Matias Piñeiro.
LATINO CULTURAL FESTIVAL
The 2014 Latino Cultural Festival will return to Queens Theatre from July 29 to Aug. 3.
This year, the festival is spotlighting extraordinary women from around the globe.
Single tickets range between $14 and $30, but customers can order a mini-pass for any three shows for $75, or a full pass to six shows for $125.
To view the complete lineup, visit www.queenstheatre.org/2014-latino-cultural-festival. Use the same link to buy tickets, or call (718) 760-0064.