Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Dec. 5, 2008

Astoria Times

Truly Gifted

This holiday season, solidify your reputation as being truly gifted when it comes to choosing the perfect present for everyone on your list. From the celluloid−obsessed friend to the luxury−loving aunt, we’ve scoured Queens to bring you the best gifts at reasonable prices. You’ll be such a hit that you might find even more friends on your holiday shopping list next year. Don’t say we didn’t warn you if you experience a sudden surge in popularity. Comment.
Astoria Times

Recession−proof boro theater helps you forget hard times

The holiday season is upon us, but it’s not like the good old days, and things are looking grim. Jan. 20 can’t come soon enough, although it will take a major effort by the new administration in Washington, lots of time and a couple of miracles to get us out of the mess we’re in. The city and state are hurting too — cutbacks are everywhere, and money is scarce. Comment.
Astoria Times

Astoria’s Amoralists portray the good and bad in people

The Amoralists theater company was created one day about two years ago when Astoria residents Matt Pilieci, Derek Ahonen and James Kautz decided to leave Los Angeles in a little red Mustang and head to Las Vegas, where they were sure they would win at least 60 grand to start their company. They not only didn’t win 60 grand, they lost money. They started the company anyway. They put away a bit of money each week, and now their company is mostly self−financed. Comment.

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