Queens Proclaimed As An Arts District

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Friday, western Queens officials and community members gathered outside of Kaufman Astoria Studios to announce the Borough’s newest designation as an arts district. In addition to the 94-year-old film studio that recently expanded as the sole outdoor lot for productions in the City, the arts district also includes the […]

IndieCade Game Festival Returns To Astoria

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A three-day festival celebrating independent video games is returning to the Museum of Moving in Astoria for its second year. The East coast edition of the nation’s video game festival, IndieCade East, will run from Feb. 14-16. “We are excited to build on the success of last year’s IndieCade East, […]

Independent Films Celebrated In March

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Queens World Film Festival is back for its fourth year and will return in March. The five-day film festival, spanning from March 4-9, will host 130 screenings in thematic blocks at venues in Jackson Heights, Long Island City and Sunnyside. Festival director Katha and her husband, film maker Don […]