Queens Today July 11-17

Queens Today July 11-17

Mobb Deep Queensbridge Park, Thursday, 7/17, 7-9 p.m (see below). FRIDAY 7/11 YOGA IN THE GARDEN Bring your yoga mats and enjoy a sunset yoga session in Flushing Town Hall’s garden, starting at 7 p.m. Teachers from Yumcha Yoga Studio will lead everyone in a series of poses, followed by kirtan singing from the Indian […]

Events In Queens For June 19-25

Events In Queens For June 19-25

“World Fair,” Queens Museum, Sunday, 6/22 (see below). FRIDAY 6/20 KENNY BRAWNER Pianist, vocalist and actor Kenny Brawner will bring the music and story of Ray Charles to life at Flushing Town Hall. In “Kenny Brawner as Ray Charles,” Brawner will portray the legendary musician, leading a 12-piece orchestra and three vocalists. The songs are […]

Events In Queens For June 12-18

Events In Queens For June 12-18

Strawberry Festival, Onderdonk House, Saturday, 6/14 (see below). FRIDAY 6/13 QUEENS & BROOKLYN JAZZ PARTYy The Queens Jazz Overground invites Brooklyn Jazz Underground for an all-out jazz party at Flushing Town Hall. This celebration will start at 8 p.m. and will feature three sets of music. Each group will play a set, followed by a […]

LGBTQ Immigrant Voices Take The Stage

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Next Saturday, Flushing Town Hall and Jackson Heights café Terraza 7 will stage LGBTQ Immigrant Voices, a concert in celebration of Pride Month. The trio Mahina Movement will headline a two-set lineup, which features veteran performers and students alike, whose roots span the globe from Peru to Ireland to Jamaica […]

Events In Queens For May 22-28

Events In Queens For May 22-28

Whitestone Veterans Memorial Association’s Memorial Day Parade, Monday, 5/26 (see below). FRIDAY 5/23 HELEN SUNG TRIO Celebrated jazz pianist Helen Sung will perform at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Accompanied by Harish Raghavan on the bass and Rodney Green on the drums, Sung will play numbers from her five previous albums, as well as […]

Musicians Of Queens: Jeanne Marie Boes

Musicians Of Queens: Jeanne Marie Boes

Jeanne Marie Boes has known that she wanted to be a professional musician since she was a teenager. Knowing what she wanted to do at an early age led her to the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, where she received invaluable lessons and friendships. “Over the course of those four years, I […]

Events In Queens For May 15-21

Events In Queens For May 15-21

World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Sunday, 5/18 (see below). FRIDAY 5/16 QUEENS JAZZ ORCHESTRA At Flushing Town Hall at 7:30 p.m., the Queens Jazz Orchestra will pay tribute to legendary musicians, Charlie “Bird” Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. There is going to be a pre-show discussion with the orchestra’s musical director, Jimmy Heath. […]

Explore Our Borough

To the Editor: The 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is drawing visitors both young and old to our borough, curious to see the unusual landmarks that still grace the grounds. This is the moment to step off the grounds, too, and explore all of the other wonderful things that are happening […]

Focus On Queens, May 8

Metropolitan Hospitality, the world-class event and hospitality company for Citi Field, home of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets, has appointed Amir Shayegan as Event Director. In his new position, Shayegan is responsible for managing all aspects of the planning, coordination and execution of Metropolitan Hospitality events at Citi Field. Air Force Airman Sekou G. […]