Thursday, October 29, 2015

NOVEMBER- turn back that clock! and have FUN...

all of this in QUEENS: 

Oct. 30-Nov. 14. Wait Until Dark: It's 1944, and three men are tormenting a blind woman in her Greenwich Village apartment. She tries to escape, leading to a dramatic conclusion.

Nov. 1, 3 pm. DeepĆ£vali or Diwali: The Festival of Lights: Hindus all over the world participate in this colorful ritual which celebrates the victory of good over evil.

Nov. 1, 3 pm. Renee Taylor: My Life on a Diet: This TV and Broadway star does stand up about the hilarious diets that have guided the her life throughout the majority of her 60-year career.

Nov. 2, 7 pm. 1915 Panama Pacific Expo: Learn about the Panama Canal and check out Matthew Model Flats, architectural gems that are found in Ridgewood and Woodside.

Nov. 6-11, times vary. 13th Annual NY Korean Film Festival: Nine films in the crime thriller, romantic fantasy, and feverish erotica genres. Guest producers/directors on some dates.

Nov. 7, 2:30 pm. Rhythm Meets Gospel: A collaborative effort featuring African-Latino rhythms from the Caribbean joined with Gospel to create a musical extravaganza.

Nov. 7 & Nov. 141:30 & 3:30 pm. Make it: Youngsters enjoy a lesson on how to make their own short animations using different stop motion techniques.

Nov. 8, 8:30 pm. R&B Night To Remember. Have a good time with performances by Howard Hewett, Cherrelle, Atlantic Starr, Force MDs, Surface, and BB&Q Band.

Nov. 12, 6:30 pm. Vegan Thanksgiving Cooking Class: Liza Lopez, chef at Tastee Vegan, teachers how to make delicious lentil loaf with a balsamic glaze, roasted cauliflower macaroni and cheese, a chocolate pumpkin mousse, and much more.

Nov. 13, 8 pm. New York Classical Players: Violinist Chee-Yun and New York Classical Players perform Astor Piazzolla's exciting tango-inspired Four Seasons in Buenos Aires.

Thursday, October 1, 2015


October 2-11, times vary. NYC Greek Film Festival: Five new films that reflect the current renaissance in Greek cinema, including Apo Erota and Stratos: To Mikro Psari. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria

October 3, 1 pm. Astoria Noshwalks Tour: A taste of Brazil, Venezuela, Albania, Greece, Egypt and/or Morocco and Chile. Check out Kaufman Astoria Studio and Museum of the Moving Image$55. Meet at Rio Market, 32-15 36th Ave., Astoria

October 3, 5 pm. Markets of NY: Before supermarkets and corner stores dominated the city, public markets were integral to our food system. Join a free talk on the history and revived interest in these markets. King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica

October 3, 5:30-8:30 pm: Oktoberfest Flushing Style: Kimchi and Sauerkraut: An evening of entertainment and delicious German-American cuisine served alongside Korean-American dishes.  
$30. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing

Explore Long Island City, a rapidly changing neighborhood of massive new apartment towers and budding cultural centers, set amid the bones of NYC's industrial past. $65. Long Island City

October 9, 8 pm. Crooner Music Fest 2015: Concert featuring Damian Escobar and Ginuwine to benefit the Jamaica YMCA
$25-$150. Resorts World, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica

October 9, 8 pm Monk Tango: The music of genius Thelonious Monk, arranged, played, and danced Tango style$16. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

October 10, 1 pm. Cinema: Judgment at Nuremberg: In 1948, an American court tries Nazis for war crimes. The film explores conscience, guilt, and behavior during immoral times. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl., LIC

October 11, 1 & 3 pm. Madeline and the Bad Hat: Told with gentle humor and a beautiful musical score, this enemies-become-friends tale charms all ages. $14. Queens Theatre, 14 United States Ave. S., Flushing Meadows Corona Park

October 12-18, times vary. Queensboro Dance Festival: After its kickoff, enjoy six curated evenings of Queens-based choreographers and their work - ranging from belly dance to tap, modern to flamenco. $15; $35. The Secret Theatre, 4402 23rd St., LIC

October 15, 6:30 pm. Turkish Cooking Class: Sila Asa from the Turkish Cultural Center Queens teaches her cuisine. Take home recipes after a some sampling of dishes. $20. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

October 15, 6:30 pm. Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza: The Afro-Latineers join the outdoor series with their fusion of Afrobeat, Latin Jazz and SalsaFree. Queens Blvd. & 46th St., Sunnyside

Plus, don't miss out on a Halloween Costume Swap