‘Elijah’ To Be Performed At Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Queens Choral Society will help wrap up Queens College’s spring semester with a concert of “Elijah” by Felix Mendelssohn. Taking place on May 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Colden Auditorium, nearly 300 musicians from the Queens College Choral Society, Choir, Women’s Choir and Orchestra will come together for this […]

Barbara Cook Ends Kupferberg Season

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The 2013-2014 season of Kupferberg Presents will wrap up this weekend with a Broadway legend. Barbara Cook will present an evening of tunes and tales at Colden Auditorium on May 10 at 8 p.m. Her concert is the last one for this season of Kupferberg Presents, which is ending along […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 23-29

Events In Queens For Jan. 23-29

J. Cole, Colden Auditorium, Queens College, Monday, 1/27 (see below) FRIDAY 1/24 ALEX BLAKE QUARTET Bass virtuoso Alex Blake will perform at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. A master of the classical upright bass and the electric bass, Blake’s classical fingerpicking and strumming of melodic patterns are a must-see for any music fan. Tickets […]

J. Cole To Perform At Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Although Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are the official performers for Super Bowl XLVIII, Queens College will get its own musical guest as J. Cole will hold a concert at the school. With the divisional playoffs decided, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are gearing up to […]

Officials, Friends Honor James Muyskens

We can expect no more of a college president than the contributions made by Jim Muyskens to Queens College. During his tenure, he has led the college to make great strides forward in many areas. I want to pay tribute to him for his leadership role in building the profile, impact and sustainability of the […]

Muyskens Spearheads Arts At The College

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Although Queens College has been collecting artwork for its campus museum since 1957, many believe that the CUNY school would not have earned its international recognition for the arts without the leadership of Dr. James Muyskens. Muyskens, who has served as president since 2002, is credited by the faculty and […]

Boston Pops Comes To Queens College

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This weekend, a holiday tradition will come to Queens for the first time. Kupferberg Presents will bring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra to Queens College for its “Holiday Pops” concert. Taking place on Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m., the College hopes the performance will bring merriment and yuletide cheer to […]

Events In Queens For Oct. 17-23

Events In Queens For Oct. 17-23

FRIDAY 10/18 BALÉ FOLDLÓRICO da BAHIA Kupferberg Presents will open Colden Auditorium for a performance by Balé Folclórico da Bahia, a 25-member troupe of Brazilian dancers, musicians and singers. Together, they will display the region’s most important cultural manifestations through an energetic theatrical vision of rhythm and choreography. The show begins at 8 p.m. For […]