Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

Astoria Times

Another tale of immigrants told on streets of Queens

It should come as no surprise that directors Gloria La Morte and Paola Mendoza chose three of the borough’s most diverse neighborhoods to shoot “Entre Nos,” an independent film about a Colombian woman who struggles to support her children after her husband abandons them. Comment.
Astoria Times

Dancers by trade

In a place as diverse as Queens, it only makes sense to have Calpulli Mexican Dance Company make an impact on the community. Calpulli, a word in the Nahuatl language, refers to “groups or clans categorized by trade.” For these dancers, they are a calpulli of artists, spreading Mexican culture through dance. Comment.
Astoria Times

Catching up with John Ferry, a real original

Never let it be said that I’m not a sucker for nostalgia — especially when it comes to my very own theater company, The Outrageous Fortune Company, now in its 16th season, getting play No. 45, “Yellow Face,” up and running. Comment.

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