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 […]

Casino Buffet Closes

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A struggling eatery inside Resorts World Casino had its doors shuttered this week, leaving about 175 workers without a job. On Monday, the Casino officially shut down the Aqueduct Buffet restaurant, which was located near the food court on the first floor. Officials said it was not a popular destination […]

Events In Queens For Nov. 21-27

Events In Queens For Nov. 21-27

The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle, Sunday, 11/24 (see below) FRIDAY 11/22   HENDRIK MEURKENS SAMBA JAZZ QUARTET Flushing Town Hall will present harmonica and vibraphone virtuoso Hendrik Meurkens at 8 p.m. for an evening of Brazilian jazz. He will perform classic Samba Jazz compositions along with his original songs. He will be […]

Events In Queens For Oct. 24-30

Events In Queens For Oct. 24-30

FRIDAY 10/25 BRIAN WOODRUFF’S OKB TRIO Flushing Town Hall will present drummer Brian Woodruff, pianist Oscar Perez and bassist Kuriko Tsugawa for a musical performance at 8 p.m. Listen to the band groove through the Great American Songbook as well as Brazilian and Latin standards. Admission costs $15 for the general audience and $10 for […]

New York To Vote On Casino Proposition

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Voters will soon decide whether or not full-scale table gaming will be allowed in New York State. The casino amendment is one of six propositions residents will cast their ballot on during the Nov. 5 elections. The proposition would allow full table gaming in casinos in New York State, which […]

Events In Queens For Oct. 17-23

Events In Queens For Oct. 17-23

FRIDAY 10/18 BALÉ FOLDLÓRICO da BAHIA Kupferberg Presents will open Colden Auditorium for a performance by Balé Folclórico da Bahia, a 25-member troupe of Brazilian dancers, musicians and singers. Together, they will display the region’s most important cultural manifestations through an energetic theatrical vision of rhythm and choreography. The show begins at 8 p.m. For […]