Saturday, October 4, 2014
COME HEAR THIS AMAZING DUO
MONDAY OCT 13
217 East Houston St. between Ludlow and Essex.
New York, NY 10002
Friday, May 2, 2014
MAY EVENTS in JACKSON HEIGHTS:
MAY 4th DIVERSITY PLAZA - COFFEE GET TOGETHER at Diversity Plaza (74th St & 34th Road) 3 pm
enjoy a spring day meeting new friends in the most diverse community in the world.
MAY 6th FIRST TUESDAYS at Terraza 7 40-19 Gleane St Elmhurst 7-9pm
Have work to share ? (open mic sign up at 6:30 pm)
Hosted by Richard Newman
$5 suggested donation
ESPRESSO 77 anytime for great food, drinks and music and art
and throughout QUEENS
May 1-18. UniverSoul Circus: A highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans various genres. $22-$48. Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd. & Baisley Blvd., Jamaica
May 1-31. 31 Days of Non-Stop Hip Hop: Hip Hop lives in Queens. There will be an event or a performance almost every day, and the beat won't stop. Free. Various Queens Library locations. (718) 990-0700
May 3, 12:30 pm. Cinco de Mayo Festival: Enjoy piñata-making workshops and traditional Mexican music and dance. $15. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. (718) 463-7700 x 222
May 3-31 (Sat.), 2 pm. Whitewash Tour with Meres One: Tour artwork created in response to 5Pointz's whitewashing led by its former curator. $35. Jeffrey Leder Gallery, 21-37 45th Rd., LIC. (917) 767-1734
May 4, 10 am-4 pm. Mamas Expo: Kids enjoy activities while adults speak with experts, attend seminars and discover the latest parenting products/services. $15. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona
May 4, 3 pm. Pre-Mother's Day Extravaganza: Don't miss "The Western Prince of Bollywood" Jeffrey Iqbal, along with the Angels Caribbean Band, Geeta Bisram Soca Raja and more. Fashion show will follow. $25. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica
May 10, 7:30 pm. Star Safari Astronomy Adventure: An evening of star gazing, featuring an astronomy lesson, fun, games and an outdoor viewing with a professional telescope. $16/adults; $7/children. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. (718) 229-4000
May 11, 10:30 am. Springtime Hike: A two-mile hike amid blooming dune foliage, shore birds and rocks and minerals that were used during Breezy Point Jetty's construction. Free. Fort Tilden, Building 1, 169 State Rd., Breezy Point. (718) 474-0896.
May 14-18. LIC Arts Open: The borough's largest arts festival brings more than 200 artists and performers to more than 53 venues, from factories and warehouses to a glass tower. Across Long Island City
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
** THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 15 - ETERNiDAY, queens poet lore festival of the literary arts
queens museum, 12-8pm
i'm honored to be curating the local stage, "MEANWHILE BACK IN QUEENS…" at the last event paolo javier is doing as current queens poet laureate. MASSIVE, immersive celebration of literary arts as well as local writers/poets/reading series in queens
FULL SCHEDULE: http://eterniday2014.wordpress.com/
FB INVITE FOR LOCAL STAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1397503750515191/
DNAINFO ARTICLE: http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140306/corona/festival-celebrates-boroughs-outgoing-poet-laureate
** FRIDAY, MARCH 28 - UNSTAGED, a playwrighting & performance experiment
laguardia performing arts center/laguardia community college campus, 3-9pm
as part of the 2014 rough draft festival, my co-curator tyler rivenbark and i are experimenting with theatre of the unexpected: 10 playwrights will be paired with random groups of actors to write, rehearse, and stage plays LIVE on the spot, with the entire process cracked open for the audience to observe and partake in. free-form event, come and go as you please from 3-9pm, culminates in a Q&A/celebration in the little theatre!
FB INVITE FOR UNSTAGED: https://www.facebook.com/events/1449798918586046/
ROUGH DRAFT SCHEDULE: http://www.laguardia.edu/LPAC/Rough-Draft-Fest/
BROWNSTONER QUEENS ARTICLE: http://queens.brownstoner.com/2014/03/everybodys-an-editor-at-laguardia-pacs-rough-draft-festival-starting-march-26th/
** SATURDAY, APRIL 12 - AUDREY DIMOLA'S WORLD OF WORDS: QUEENS, a celebration of queens literary arts
little theatre at laguardia performing arts center, 3-5pm
SO EXCITED and grateful to have this amazing 200-seat theatre space to produce my biggest event to date, a multi-disciplinary celebration of literary arts in queens, featuring writers, poets, storytellers, and spoken word artists WITH multi-genre interludes including music, video, literature in translation AND the debut performances from myself and kym nolden's words & movement collective, the pen & the ink - dance and poetry!
PLEASE ALSO keep a lookout for crescent street films (http://www.csfilms.org/) and keep APRIL 5 in your calendar in astoria. a new friend of mine is producing a film called "ASTORIA PARK" exploring racial tensions, LGBT issues, and more on the local basketball court, and is pulling together the community to celebrate and spread awareness. BIG local talent showcase at bohemian hall & beer garden, 2-5pm - ASTORIA STAND UP! email me if you want to be involved ;)
AND i am so thrilled and honored to say that my self-published collection of poetry & prose, "DECISIONS WE MAKE WHILE WE DREAM," is now on sale in ENIGMA BOOKSTORE in astoria, queens! (33-17 crescent st https://www.facebook.com/pages/Enigma-Bookstore/138243176369174). the book was a HUGE dream of mine and this is the next level.. thank you to everyone who has supported me and enjoyed the book thus far - it means more than i can say. if you'd still like to get a copy, please check out enigma! a wonderful local business always in support of the arts.
Monday, March 3, 2014
The 4th Annual
Queens World Film Festival
MARCH 4-9 2014
Screening challenging films from around the world
and around the corner
Best Doc 2014
Academy Award Nominee
PS 69 Jackson Heights
77-02 37th avenue
Queens World Film Festival 4
announces it will again showcase over 129 unique, creative, outstanding films from Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, South Africa, Norway, Canada, Australia, Bangladesh, Iran,Los Angeles, Colorado, Missouri, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Manhattan, Brooklyn and 19
local filmmakers right here in
Astoria, Forest Hills
and Jackson Heights!
OPENING NIGHT EVENT!
March 4th 2013
QWFF will launch at the
Museum of the Moving Image
After Party at Studio Square
Attend film premieres,
and a FREE panel!
GET THE FACTS!
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
PS 69 Jackson Heights
77-02 37th avenue
More Info: www.queensworldfilmfestival.com
7, E, F, R, M to 74th St/Roosevelt Avenue/Jackson Heights
3 blocks east to 77th st
left turn- 1 block to 37th avenue
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landing
of the Fab Four that changed the world forever.
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9th
Beatles Party @ 6PM to 8PM
music, dancing & light refreshments
while we Wanna Hold Your Hand and tell you We Love You Do!
Premiere screening of Lovely Lily,
an independent short film that is set
in Jackson Heights NY on a historic weekend: February 8 & 9, 1964.
In 24 little hours, leading up to the Beatles debut on the Ed Sullivan Show on Sunday FEB 9th, Lily’s world will turn upside down. Highlighting the fashion, music & historical footage of the day, we visit with Lily as she rediscovers her passion & purpose - with a little help from her friends.
79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, New York 11373-1336