Events In Queens For April 17-23

Events In Queens For April 17-23

Doktor Kaboom, Queens Theatre, Saturday, 4/19 (see below). FRIDAY 4/18 HINDI POETRY Join the Glen Oaks Library for an afternoon of Hindi poetry, hosted by Ashok Singh, the Director of the International Hindi Association, and featuring invited poets Ashok Vyas, Anand Ahuja, Bindeshwari Agrawal, Purnima Desai and Ram B. Gautam. The recital starts at 4 […]

Senior Leadership Award Winners Selected

United Adult Ministries, the parent company of Flushing House, has announced the three winners of the Rose Kryzak Senior Leadership Awards. The individuals will be honored during the annual fundraising gala on May 8 at Flushing Town Hall. This year’s honorees include: State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing), a seven-term state senator who has sponsored several […]

Events In Queens For April 10-16

Events In Queens For April 10-16

Black Violin, Flushing Town Hall, Saturday, 4/12 (see below). FRIDAY 4/11 THE MARK WADE TRIO Bassist and composer Mark Wade leads his dynamic trio in an evening of original jazz compositions at Flushing Town Hall. The trio, featuring Tim Harrison on piano and Scott Neumann on drums, will debut a lineup of music that is […]

Events In Queens For Mar. 27-Apr. 2

Events In Queens For Mar. 27-Apr. 2

New York Mets Opening Day, Monday, Mar. 31 (see below). FRIDAY 3/28 AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante will recreate his portrayal of the legendary Groucho Marx at the Queens Theatre. “An Evening With Groucho” will feature Ferrante improvising as well as performing some of Marx’s best bits. The show repeats on Saturday […]

Events In Queens For Mar. 6-12

Events In Queens For Mar. 6-12

FRIDAY 3/7 PANORAMA TRIVIA Come to the world’s only geographical trivia-based game night at The Panorama of the City of New York at Queens Museum. Taking place from 7 to 10 p.m., the Panorama Challenge throws out a series of questions about City landmarks, bridges, neighborhoods, parks and more. The team that identifies the most […]

Events In Queens For Feb. 20-26

Events In Queens For Feb. 20-26

The Beauty of Ballet, Queens Theatre, Sunday, 2/23 (see below). FRIDAY 2/21 THE JAZZ AGE Vocalist Barbara Rosene and her musicians will transport Flushing Town Hall back to the Jazz Age of the 1920s. Starting at 8 p.m., “The Jazz Age & The Charleston – 1920s Speakeasy Music” will explore the era of Prohibition and […]

Events In Queens For Feb. 13-19

Events In Queens For Feb. 13-19

FRIDAY 2/14 TWELFTH NIGHT Queens Theatre’s acclaimed Aquila Theatre will stage one of William Shakespeare’s funniest and most charming plays, “Twelfth Night.” Set in the mystical world of Illyria, this is a tale of identical twins and mistaken identity that also explores themes of love and its effect on human behavior. The show will start […]

Events In Queens For Feb. 6-12

Events In Queens For Feb. 6-12

Lunar New Year Parade, Flushing, Saturday, Feb. 8 (see below). FRIDAY 2/7 WIND & STONE Flushing Town Hall will present a concert by Wind & Stone, a World Music Project by gamin and Satoshi Takeishi. The former is a renowned piri, taepyeongso and saengwhang player and the latter is a percussionist and arranger. The duo […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 9-15

Events In Queens For Jan. 9-15

Volunteer Open House, Voelker Orth Museum, Wed., 1/15 (see below) FRIDAY 1/10 DAVID HAZELTINE TRIO Flushing Town Hall will present a performance by pianist David Hazeltine at 8 p.m. Known as a “musician’s musician,” Hazeltine will display his distinctive style on the keys, accompanied by bassist Peter Washington and drummer Louis Hayes. The concert costs […]

Five Boroughs Music Festival Comes To Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This month, a chamber music celebration will return to Queens, as part of a Citywide showcase. The Five Boroughs Music Festival will feature chamber music performances in Queens during January and March. The festival is meant to bring affordable, world-class chamber music to every borough in the City, rather than […]