Queens Today, July 24

Queens Today, July 24

Latino Cultural Festival at the Queens Theatre from July 29 to Aug 3. (see below). FRIDAY 7/25 POW WOW New York City’s oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions.This spectacular event is held in the apple orchard of the Queens County Farm Museum. The event runs from […]

Latino Cultural Festival Opens This Weekend

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The Queens Theatre is putting local and international Latinas in the spotlight. For its 17th annual Latino Cultural Festival, the Queens Theatre chose the theme “Extraordinary Women, Illuminated.” The six-day celebration of Latin culture begins on July 29, and will feature Latina artists from the worlds of theater, dance and […]

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 […]

Registration Open For ‘Show Stoppers’

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This summer, young thespians will get the chance to create and work on a musical at Queens Theatre. “Show Stoppers,” the first annual summer musical program at Flushing Meadow Corona Park’s performing arts venue, will take place this July and August, giving students the chance to work on a musical […]

Newtown Literary Holds Writing Weekend

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer It is time to put pen to paper. The Newtown Literary Alliance is having its second annual Queens Writes Weekend from April 25 to 27. During this event, Queens authors are invited to sit down with like-minded individuals at locations across the Borough and just write. Now in its second […]

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 […]

APAC Gets New Leader

After a nearly year-long search, the Astoria Performing Arts Center has a new leader. The nonprofit announced last week that Erin Moore would take over as APAC’s new executive director on April 14. Moore, who has worked with theaters and performing arts organizations throughout the City since 2011, has a Master of Arts degree in […]

Katz Welcomes New Director Of Cultural Affairs

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Tuesday morning, Borough President Melinda Katz introduced her new Director of Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Nayelli Valencia, to a room full of guests at the Queens Council of the Arts in Astoria. Katz said one of her top priorities as Borough President is to rebrand Queens as a major […]

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 […]