Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Friday, July 17, 2009

Whitestone Times

Man attacked, robbed by ex-girlfriend: Cops

BAYSIDE — A man was assaulted and three people were arrested in an apparent robbery July 8, police in the 111th Precinct said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Aged: Classic steakhouse fare with a youthful touch

Recession? What recession? There was no belt tightening going on during a recent Wednesday evening at Aged, Forest Hills’ newest steak house. Without reservations, it would have been touch and go securing a table at 6:30 on a weekday evening. Comment.
Astoria Times

The Reel Queens: Astoria restaurateur’s film snags Obama in supporting role

An Astoria restaurant owner managed to snag one of the nation’s most familiar faces for a new short film in which he acts and makes his debut as a producer. Comment.
Astoria Times

Finger-lookin’ good

Poultry can be as high-maintenance to photograph as the world’s most demanding supermodel. Comment.
Astoria Times

The Play’s The Thing: Journeyman Michael Wolf a big man with a big heart

“This December,” Michael Wolf proudly proclaims, “will mark my 33rd year in a mental institution.” And who can blame him for being proudi Thirty-three years is a long time for anything, especially on the same job, this one at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens Village as the last surviving academic teacher in its Department of Client Education. Comment.
Astoria Times

White Box Theater Festival offers bite-size plays

In putting on the White Box Theatre Festival, a series of one-act plays by new playwrights, both the Long Island City-based Queens Players and the literary journal Ampersand Review had to step our of their comfort zones. Comment.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Astoria Times

From the Footlights: Spirit of ’67

You couldn’t blame a producer or theater devotee last summer for having doubts about the wisdom of mounting a revival of “Hair,” the iconic 1960s musical. Comment.
Astoria Times

Wandering revelers seek refuge at P.S.1’s Warm Up

Unleash your inner urban nomad this summer with a series of experimental musical performances housed under Bedouin-style tents, as part of the 11th annual Warm Up music series at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center through Sept. 5. Comment.

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