Clowning Around With Big Apple Circus

Rob Torres, an award-winning clown in the new Big Apple Circus show, has performed around the world without using words, sharing with every audience the universal language of laughter. Among his many achievements, the native New Yorker performed a one-man show in seven countries, toured with another circus to 121 American cities and created shows […]

Cara Mia: A Taste Of Old Italy In Your Backyard

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Queens residents do not need to fly to Europe to enjoy some of the finest authentic Italian cuisine with Cara Mia right in their backward. Today, Cara Mia is a well-known establishment in the Borough, offering locals a massive variety of quality Italian dishes. But much like all great family-run […]

Musicians Of Queens: Jonny Meyers

Musicians Of Queens: Jonny Meyers

Austin has always played a significant role in Jonny Meyers’ music career. Whether it was in Austin, Tex. or on Austin Street in Forest Hills, the singer-songwriter has found new music and new recording partners to further pursue his goals. Not content to limit himself to one music project, Meyers is a bit of a […]

Cello Prodigy Returns From Asian Tour

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A seven-year-old music prodigy has returned to Queens after a successful tour of China and South Korea. Justin Yu, a cellist, spent most of December competing and appearing on various programs in the two countries, covering a wide variety of genres in his performance. Using a combination of talent, stage […]

Artists Of Queens: Silbin Sandovar

Artists Of Queens: Silbin Sandovar

Gustavo Rodriguez‘s stage name, Silbin Sandovar, truly is a one-of-a-kind handle. Trust him, he’s checked. “I just kept making up and typing ridiculous names into Google search until I found one that yielded zero results,” he said. “I wanted a stage name/pen name that had no one else could try to claim.” His name is […]