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The Wiz, Remixing Gender, Techno & Music, Hypothetical? | Valentines Weekend, Art & Film

queens things to do queensFebruary 11, 2017 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz.

Weekend Weather - 2/11 - 2/12/17

The temperature highs will be in the low to mid 40's, and the temperature lows will be in the mid 30's. Sporadic rain amounting to about a half inch is forecast for Sunday, diminishing in the afternoon / evening. Winds will range around 5 mph Saturday and 10 mph Sunday. Humidity will move from 60% Saturday up to 80% on Sunday.

Queens Subways. The 7, N, E, F, and G trains look to be operating normally, with some local stop issues where you have to backtrack, and the Q doesn't operate on weekends in Queens. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender. FYI - There's been work on the #7 slowing things down a bit, and possibly new work coming to other key lines like the E to prepare for automated trains.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The photo at right shows Flushing Meadows Corona Park after a snowfall.

 

Friday & Weekend - The Genius of Geoffrey Holder

queens things to doValentines Day Shopping. The photo at right shows a store window with Valentines Day clothing that's good all year 'round.

The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [art / free]. Choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder, has a long history in the performing arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Dance Theater of Harlem. The gallery is open from 10 am to 6 pm Mon - Sat and the exhibit runs thru May 30th.

There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolifice filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

Weekend. The Noguchi Museum is hosting an exhibit entitled Self Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center. On Sunday 2/19 Kim Maeda will perform 'Bend' from 3 to 4 pm during museum's Community Day of Remembrance during which the museum is open to the public free. The museum is located at 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria [art / free].

Weekend. The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has extended two exhibits entitled Intuitive Progression & Language as Representation and on February 9th opened LORNA SIMPSON: Hypothetical? [art / free - thru January 2017 & open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

 

Saturday - The Wiz, Langston Hughes

queens things to doLangston Hughes. The photo at right was taken at the Langston Hughes Library & Cultural Center in Corona. Wikipedia tells us that, "James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz."

There's a concert and art exhibit honoring Langston Hughes [it's his birthday month] at the Langston Hughes Library & Cultural Center in Corona beginning at 2 pm [art / music / free].

There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolifice filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

The Wiz is being performed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center at 153-01 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica beginning at 4 pm. It's a smash it musical and there will be only one performance in honor of Black History month [$15 / theater].

*Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd in Flushing is hosting tbd beginning at 2 and 4 pm [kids / $5 / $3].

The Secret Theater is hosting theater classes in the am [see Member Calendar].

Click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.

 

Sunday - Hypothetical? | Remixing Gender, Techno & Music, Film

queens things to doPS1 MoMA in LIC. The photo at right shows PS1 MoMA in Long Island City after a snowfall.

At PS1 MoMA at 22-25 Jackson Avenue in LIC there's a performance beginning at 12 noon entitled Between 0 and 1: Remixing Gender, Technology & Music [art / free w/ admission].

Disarming Geometries is on exhibit at the Dorsky Gallery | CP at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC [art / free but call for hours at 718.937.6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org].

The Noguchi Museum is hosting an exhibit entitled Self Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center. On Sunday 2/19 Kim Maeda will perform 'Bend' from 3 to 4 pm during museum's Community Day of Remembrance during which the museum is open to the public free. The museum is located at 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria [art / free].

The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has extended two exhibits entitled Intuitive Progression & Language as Representation and on February 9th opened LORNA SIMPSON: Hypothetical? [art / free - thru January 2017 & open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

The Queens Museum exhibits this weekend include Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art [thru Feb 19] and onging exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria [thru 4/23]. Scorsese was a prolifice filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

Click here for stories about some shopping venues in Queens.

Also SEE FRIDAY & WEEKEND EVENTS ABOVE that run on Saturday & Sunday.


Queens Things To Do - Next Week

Valentines Day, Resist Town Hall

Weather Forecast as of February 11, 2017 for week of 2/13 - 2/17/ 17

The temperature highs will be in the mid to high 30's and the temperature lows will be in the high 20's throughout the week. There's no precipitation in the forecast. The winds will be about 30 mph on Monday and then between 10 to 20 mph throughout the week. Humidity will range between 50% and 70% throughout the week.

queens things to do Subway Station Blues? The photo at right shows the Court Square subway platform while a bit of snow is falling.

Tuesday - Valentines Day

This might be a good day to take your loved one out for dinner, buy flowers or chocolates or a massage - or take the effort to do some of these things on your own at home.

Wednesday - Resist Town Hall

NYC Councilman Van Bramer is hosting a Resist Town Hall to discuss how to stay engaged in the political process beginning from 7 to 9 pm at MoMA PS1 at 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City [social / free].

Saturday - Theater Classes

*The Secret Theatre in LIC is hosting theater classes beginning at 10 am [theater / kids / Queens events member calendar].

*The details for most of these events may be found on the Member Calendar for Queens Events which contains listings by arts, non-profits & community orgs.***

Also see events that run through the Weekend as noted above as well as clicking into the September events calendar which has a list ofvenues that have ongoing things to do. Click on the link above to go to the Member Events Calendar to view events. And click here tofind art, theater or film open calls, jobs openings, affordable housing, government sponsored classes & funding.


Things To Do This Weekend in Queens

Chinese New Year Parade, Nievas & Dorsky Art Receptions in LIC, MoMI Hosts Belafonte Live & Scorsese Film, Drama of the Diaspora, Noguchi & JCAL First Fridays

queens things to do queensFebruary 3, 2017 / Things To Do Queens / Queens Neighborhoods / Queens Buzz.

*Weekend Weather - 2/3 - 2/5/17

*The temperature highs will be in the mid 30's, rising to the low 40's by Sunday. The temperature lows will be in the mid 20's rising to the low 30's by Sunday. There's no rain in the forecast and winds will range from 10 - 15 mph through the weekend. Humidity will move from 40% up to 50% by Sunday.

Queens Subways. The 7, N, E, F, and G trains look to be operating normally, with some local stop issues where you have to backtrack, and the Q doesn't operate on weekends in Queens. Click here for details on the MTA Weekender. FYI - There's been work on the #7 slowing things down a bit, and possibly new work coming to other key lines like the E to prepare for automated trains.

*Chinese New Year Parde in Flushing. The photo at right shows the Chinese New Year Parade in Flushing in a prior year. Scroll down for start time as well as a link to prior years photos and reports, including the parade route map.

 

Friday & Weekend - JCAL First Fridays Social, Nievas Art Exhibit & Social in LIC & the Genius of Geoffrey Holder

queens things to do*The Museum of the Moving Image. The photo at right shows the front wall of the Museum of the Moving Image in a prior year. Even though the artwork on the wall was shown nearly five years ago, it somehow still seems relevant [see below].

*There's a First Friday Social, featuring local dance, music and arts groups in an art social with performance / presentation from 7 to 9 pm at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [history / culture / free].

*The Genius of Geoffrey Holder is on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica [art / free]. Choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder, has a long history in the performing arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater & Dance Theater of Harlem. The gallery is open from 10 am to 6 pm Mon - Sat and the exhibit runs thru May 30th.

*There's an art opening at Spaces at 31-00 47th Avenue on the 3rd Floor near LaGuardia College in LIC from 5 to 8 pm hosted by artist Eduardo Nievas & five other artists [art / free].

*Weekend. The Noguchi Museum First Fridays from 10 am - 5 pm on 9-01 33rd Road & Vernon Boulevard in LIC / Astoria [art / free].

Weekend. The Fisher Landau Center for Art at 38-27 30th Street in LIC has extended the exhibit entitled The Women's List featuring artworks by several artists [art / free - thru January 2017 & open Thurs - Mon 12 noon - 5 pm].

 

Saturday - Chinese New Year Parade Flushing, Harry Belafonte Live in Astoria, Drama from the Diaspora in Jamaica

queens things to do*The Chinese New Year Parade. It's the year of the Fire Rooster, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. At right you see a number of men running the dragon float in the Chinese New Year Parade in Flushing.

*The Chinese New Year Parade begins at 11 am at 37th Avenue and Union Street in Flushing. It marches south to Sanford Avenue, turns west marching down to Kissena where it turns north and up to Main Street ending at Queens Crossing at 39th Avenue in Flushing [kids / parades]. Click here for reports in prior years about the Chinese New Year Parade in Flushing including parade route map.

*There's a Harry Belafonte Pre-Birthday Celebration at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria that begins at 1 pm with a screening of a film he starred in that has largely gone unseen in nearly a half century. At 2.15 pm there's a live conversation with Harry conducted by Walter Mosley. At 3.30 and 6 pm respectively, there's a screening of Kansas City and Carmen Jones. [film - $15 for one / $25 / $20 for entire program].

*Drama from the Diaspora is being performed at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center at 153-01 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica beginning at 7 pm. The production takes the audience "into the hidden spaces of our societies and invites us, through laughter and tears, to face our own humanity".

Flushing Town Hall at 137-35 Northern Blvd in Flushing is hosting tbd beginning at 2 and 4 pm [kids / $5 / $3].

The Secret Theater is hosting theater classes in the am [see Member Calendar].

Click to Queens Events Member Calendar to view a number of additional weekend events.

 

Sunday - Dorsky Gallery Art Reception, Museum Maiden Concert, Scorsese Film

queens things to do*Dorsky Art Gallery. The photo at right shows a spring 2015 art reception at the Dorsky Gallery & Curatorial Programs.

*There's a reception from 3 to 4.30 pm for Disarming Geometries which is on exhibit at the Dorsky Gallery | CP at 11-03 45th Avenue in LIC [art / free but rsvp at 718.937.6317 or rsvp@dorsky.org].

*The Rhythm Method String Quartet and Alice Teyssier are performing The Once and Future Maiden at The Noguchi Museum at 9-01 33rd Road at Vernon Boulevard in LIC from 3 to 4 pm [art / $10 / $5 admission & concert is free].

*The Queens Museum exhibits this weekend include Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art [thru Feb 19] and onging exhibits including the NYC Panoramic map, the Tiffany glass collection and the World's Fairs [art - $8 / $4 / kids under 18 free].

*There's an exhibition dedicated to Martin Scorsese at the Museum of the Moving Image at 36-01 35th Avenue in Astoria through April 23rd. Scorsese was a prolifice filmmaker who captured on film some of the variety and uniqueness of NYC in decades past. [film - $15 / $11].

Click here for stories about some shopping venues in Queens.

Also SEE FRIDAY & WEEKEND EVENTS ABOVE that run on Saturday & Sunday.


Queens Things To Do - Next Week

coming shortly

*Weather Forecast as of February 3, 2017 for week of 2/6 - 2/10/ 17

*The temperature highs will be in the mid 40's rising to about 50 on Wednesday, before descending into the low 30's on Thursday & Friday. The temperature lows will be between 30 and 40 degrees through Wednesday, dropping into the low 20's on Thursday & Friday. There's an 80 to 90% chance of less than an inch of rain beginnning Tuesday, ending Wednesday. The winds will be about 10 - 15 mph throughout the week, except Wednesday and Thursday when they will be around 20 mph. Humidity will range around 40% throughout the week, except late Tuesday and on Wednesday when it will rise to about 90%.

queens things to do*Classic Subway Station Lights. The photo at right shows the Woodside Subway Station elevated platform, with those funky lights of years gone by 'hanging' out.

Wednesday - TBD

coming soon.

Saturday - Theater Classes

*The Secret Theatre in LIC is hosting theater classes beginning at 10 am [theater / kids / Queens events member calendar].

*The details for most of these events may be found on the Member Calendar for Queens Events which contains listings by arts, non-profits & community orgs.***

Also see events that run through the Weekend as noted above as well as clicking into the September events calendar which has a list ofvenues that have ongoing things to do. Click on the link above to go to the Member Events Calendar to view events. And click here tofind art, theater or film open calls, jobs openings, affordable housing, government sponsored classes & funding.


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