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Things To Do Queens July 2012

Jul 30, 2012 at 09:27 pm by mikewood

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JULY EVENTS - DRAFT Updated Weekly - 7 / 26 /2012

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JULY is the month of revolutions, with Independence Day, Bastille Day and vacations.

In the photo above, is the Queens Natatorium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

This month the Tour De Queens Bike Ride and lots of free music, film & theater in the parks.

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Queens Art Events, Exhibits, Galleries & Queens Art Museums

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Independent Artists, Galleries & Performances

July 27 - August 1: Space Womb in LIC - Japan Now

Opening reception 7/27 from 6 - 8 pm. A group show of contemporary art & artists. Click here to obtain Space Womb Gallery LIC map, address & website. Gallery hours 12 noon - 6 pm.

Thru October 4: Materials for the Arts LIC - Sculpture & Collage From NYC's Waste Stream

Exhibit open from 10 am - 4 pm Mon - Fri. Twenty works inspired by objects collected from NYC's waste. Click here to obtain Material For The Arts LIC address & website.

Through July 14: Crossing Art in Flushing - Going Green II

Opening reception June 16th from 3 - 6 pm. Going Green II is an exhibit that includes visual, photographic, video, sculptural and installation elements with the theme of man interacting with nature in an urban environment. Part of QAX. Click here to obtain Crossing Art Gallery Flushing address & website.

July 19: Long Island City Artists

From 5.30 - 8 pm. Opening reception for LIC Artists at Sterling Bank at 30-30 47th Avenue in LIC. Admission free.

July 25 - August 11: M55 - In The Place We Live

Opening reception on 7/27 from 5 - 8 pm. About 30 artists exhibit their works. M55 Art Gallery is located at 44-02 23rd Street in LIC.

Socrates Sculpture Park - Astoria / LIC

July 14 - Through Oct 21: Curtain & Cookout

From 2 - 6 pm. Opening reception for new exhibit entitled Curtain at Socrates Sculpture Park. The exhibit explores the similarities between sculpture & architecture. Click here for a listing of Socrates Sculpture Park in LIC / Astoria.

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July 26: Flux Thursdays

From 7 - 9 pm. On the second Thursday night of every month, the Flux Factory holds a potluck dinner / art symposium. This month TBD. Free with food contribution.

Click here to view a prior story about the Flux Factory or here for the Flux Factory listing including hours, contact info, map & links.

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July 6: First Fridays

Begins at 5.30 pm. Stringed quartet performance of music, with short film, The Making of an Urban Garden, beginning at 7 pm.

July 8: Second Sundays

At 3 pm. Music in the garden in the summers. This month features Bang on a Can [modern music]. Free with admission.

Through September 9: Highlights From The Collection

This exhibit highlights a variety of Noguchi's work taken from the museum's collection. Of note are string and wood from the 1940's, steel and aluminum from the 1950's as well as drawings of furniture and lights.

All programs are free with admission $10 / $5. Click here to view a prior story about the Noguchi Museum in Queens. Click here for the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City including hours, map, contact info and link.

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July 7, 14, 21, 28: PS 1 Warm Up Parties

Begins at 2 pm through 9 pm. Rock / Jazz music performed outside with new art installation. Admission see below. We'll post the entire schedule of these soon.

Admission $10 / $5 students, except on PS1 Warm Up Party Saturdays when admission is $15. Click here to view a report about PS1, or here for PSI Art Museum contact info, link, map and hours.

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July 6, 13, 20, 27: Passport Fridays

From 6.30 - 10 pm. Multi-cultural event, including dance, theatrical and musical performances highlighting many of the ethinic cultures represented in the Queens population. Free.

We'll post more detail on these later. July 6 is an exploration of Haiti.

Thru January 2012: Caribbean Crossroads of the World

Fascinating new exhibit examining the multi-ethnic culture of the Caribbean. Free with admission.

Admission $5 / $2. Click these links to view a prior story about the Queens Museum Of Art or Queens Internati