Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009

Whitestone Times

The Play's The Thing: A multi-pronged approach will snag slippery audience

Another glorious September has arrived. Tennis balls are being hit with serious intent at the US Open, political mailings are arriving in droves for the primary election next Tuesday, and the local theater season is ready to take off. Comment.
Astoria Times

Dining Out: Ayada: Elmhurst restaurant offers authentic Thai cuisine

One of the great things about living in Queens is easy access to our own Southeast Asian enclave where we can explore the culinary wonders of Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia — all a stone’s throw from home. Comment.
Astoria Times

The Reel Queens: QTIP hosts Moving Image’s picks for masterpiece series

A two-year construction project has prevented Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image from screening classic films on the screen at its 35th Avenue locale, so the museum is taking its latest series to Flushing Meadows Corona Park this fall. Comment.
Astoria Times

Seeking to expand

Tenor saxophonist Sean Nowell recently released his second album, “The Seeker,” an introspective compilation of acoustically driven ballads, each driven by the personal experiences of the composer. Comment.
Astoria Times

The Play’s The Thing: A multi-pronged approach will snag slippery audience

Another glorious September has arrived. Tennis balls are being hit with serious intent at the US Open, political mailings are arriving in droves for the primary election next Tuesday, and the local theater season is ready to take off. Comment.
Astoria Times

APAC looks to top itself in ’09-’10 theater season

“It was the music of something beginning...” Comment.
Astoria Times

Dining Out: Brick Café: Continential charm at Astoria stalwart

On our way to somewhere else, we were reminded as we passed by, that we had always meant to try Brick Café on 31st Avenue in Astoria. When we arrived at our intended destination we realized that Brick Café looked much more inviting. A quick change of plans was made, and we were headed back up 31st Avenue. It turned out to be the right decision. Comment.
Astoria Times

From the Footlights: Friendship dance

It’s no great surprise that a musical about a talented boy coming of age as a dancer during the 1984 British mineworkers’ strike is named after the lad. The producers of “Billy Elliot” also made sure to choose a talented group of young actors to alternate playing the role of Billy, including David Alvarez, Tommy Batchelor, Kiril Kulish as well as Trent Kowalik, who played the role the evening we attended the production. Comment.

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