Revelations Quintet Comes To Flushing

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you are a fan of classical music, then head to Flushing this Sunday for a concert not to be missed. Mary’s Nativity Church will present “The Magic of the Baroque,” a performance by the Revelations Quintet. The five-piece band will perform some masterpieces by legendary composers like George Frideric […]

Queens College Names New President

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After months of interviews with dozens of candidates, Queens College has a new president. The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has selected Dr. Félix Matos Rodríguez as Queens College’s replacement for Dr. James Muyskens, who retired last year. He will take over from interim president […]

Kupferberg Brings Satchmo Back To Queens

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Satchmo’s home borough is continuing his legacy. The Louis Armstrong International Music Festival, presented by the Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Armstrong’s 1964 World’s Fair performance. Two years in the making, this festival […]

Lauper On ‘Front and Center’ This Month

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This season of the Public Television music series “Front and Center” will feature one of Queens’ most successful singers. Cyndi Lauper will take the stage on June 28 for the third season of “Front and Center,” a music performance series that features a variety of excellent musicians in an intimate […]

Meng: SBA To Improve Service To Queens Small Businesses

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced last week that the Small Business Administration will improve certain services in the wake of the recent Congressional field hearing in Queens, which probed the agency’s poor outreach to local small businesses. The hearing, held at Queens College by the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce this […]

Business Profiles: Local Businesses Benefit Queens Community

A number of businesses took on sponsorship roles during the Queens Tribune’s Small Business Achievement Award breakfast presentation at Queens College on May 20. These businesses have taken on roles as community partners, looking to help the area through their investment in programs and services. Investors Bank is an independent, full-service community bank, serving a […]

Small Business Event A Success

    (Left): Stringer and State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shared a moment to discuss their experiences during the breakfast event.  (Bottom): City Comptroller Scott Stringer addressed a packed house at the Small Business Achievement Awards breakfast at Queens College on May 20, discussing the state of the economy and its impact on small businesses in […]