Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009

Whitestone Times

The Play's The Thing: Companies use ticket deals to entice interest in theater

There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That’s the answer. — Gertrude Stein Comment.
Astoria Times

The Reel Queens: Making the ‘Mask’

For the past six years, Astoria’s Elias Plagianos has been in the family construction business, but a labor of love on which he worked during that same period of time has yielded multiple awards and put a new Queens filmmaker on the map. Comment.
Astoria Times

The Play’s The Thing: Companies use ticket deals to entice interest in theater

There ain’t no answer. There ain’t gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That’s the answer. — Gertrude Stein Comment.
Astoria Times

Queens’ mainstay of doo-wop Kenny Vance to play free show

Kenny Vance, the Belle Harbor native known as the Dylan of Doo-Wop, will bring his classic sound to Seaside Park in Coney Island for a free concert Sept. 1 at 7:15 p.m. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009

Astoria Times

Dining Out: Bizaare Ave. Café: Everything’s on sale at Astoria eatery

Bizaare Ave. Café has replaced the Cup Diner on the corner of 35th Avenue and 36th Street in Astoria, a rapidly burgeoning nexus of restaurant rows in the area surrounding the American Museum of the Moving Image and Kaufman Astoria Studios. This aptly named restaurant uses a play on the words bizarre and bazaar for its moniker. The “bazaar” comes from their shtick that all of the appointments are for sale, including the art on the walls, the sofa upon which you are seated and the tableware. The “bizarre”— well, you be the judge. Comment.
Astoria Times

Quaff under the stars in Long Island City

Ah, summer. What better way to savor the season’s rapidly dwindling steamy nights than with a cold brew or a specialty drink at one of the borough’s most innovative outdoor watering holes? Comment.
Astoria Times

Euripides in a double-wide

Don’t expect to see the same ol’ classic Greek rendering of Euripides’ tragedy “Medea” at the Nicu Spoon Theater in Manhattan. Comment.

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