Queens Theatre Readies For 17th Latino Festival

The Queens Theatre’s 17th Annual Latino Cultural Festival, “Extraordinary Women, Illuminated,” will take place from July 29 to August 3. The Latino Cultural Festival is a six-day celebration of Latin Culture, which consists of theater, music, dance and children’s programming. This year, the festival focuses on women and puts them at the center of the […]

Big Apple Circus Returns To Queens May 18

“The dogs feel that performing in the Big Apple Circus is all about having fun,” said Jenny Vidbel, an animal trainer and performer who mainly uses mutts rescued from shelters in her act, plus horses and other animals. “They’re just so happy to be out of the pound. They want to learn every trick I […]

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 […]

JROTC Raising Money For D-Day Parade Trip

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in Fresh Meadows is raising money for a unique opportunity to visit one of the most famous battle sites in American history. Francis Lewis High School’s JROTC, known as The Patriot JROTC, has been invited to march in the 70th Anniversary D-Day Parade in […]

Architects Present Visions for Bike Path

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Visions of the proposed QueensWay were brought to light last week. The Emerging New York Architects committee announced the winners of its 2014 design ideas competition, which focused on gathering renderings of the proposed 3.5-mile bike path. Out of 120 entries to the contest, the committee has selected the best […]

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

FRIDAY 11/8 TRUMPETERS OF QUEENS Flushing Town Hall will host its inaugural Trumpeters of Queens show at 8 p.m. Josh Deutsch will bring a set of original music for this energetic quintet performance, with special guests Michael Rodriguez and Irving Grossman. Tickets are $10 for members and students and $15 for general admission. HOLIDAY ARTS […]