Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Astoria Times

Bayside prog rockers were U.S. road warriors in ’08

The Middle Eastern−influenced band Consider the Source plans to start off the New Year with a serious bang, with hopes to keep its momentum going strong as 2009 progresses. And it looks like it will be a groundbreaking year for the Bayside−based group, with multiple national tours, a new album and various festival appearances in the works for 2009. Comment.
Astoria Times

Singing the city electric

The Strange Love Project is the answer that the artist and hip−hop musician Bisc1 (real name Brad Smith) came up with, along with 30 other artists, to his question: “How can I artistically drive myself and other people?” Comment.
Astoria Times

Messy marriage hijinks unfold in BroadHollow comedy

No, it’s not “Rachel Getting Married.” Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2009

Astoria Times

UDU CafÉ: Play with your food in Flushing

Astoria Times

Bayside’s Consider the Source were musical road warriors in 2008

The Middle Eastern−influenced band Consider the Source plans to start the New Year off with a serious bang, with hopes to keep their momentum going strong as the year progresses. And it looks like it will be a groundbreaking year for the Bayside−based group, with multiple national tours, a new album and various festival appearances in the works for 2009. Comment.
Astoria Times

Kew Gardens Community Center caters to cinephiles

For cinephiles who prefer their films projected rather than on DVD but do not want to pay theater prices, the Kew Gardens Community Center offers one of the city’s least expensive moviegoing experiences. Comment.
Astoria Times

Hair Style

Astoria’s Mieko Anekawa gives new meaning to the expression “heady” art. Comment.
Astoria Times

Queens theaters offer great bang for your dwindling buck

Let me encourage you! You want a little encouragement, don’t you? In the passionate and tense drama “Orphans” by Lyle Kessler, a 24−year−old play out of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater Company, one of the characters is often in need of a hug for encouragement. Since I am an affectionate guy, my last column offered some encouraging hugs to those of you who seldom get out to see a play or a musical, even though you’re here in NYC and its suburbs, where the opportunities to see a show are limitless. Comment.
Astoria Times

Flushing native maintains order in the Magic Kindom

If Snow White looks particularly content and nurtured at this year’s “Disneyland Adventure” ice show, it is in no small measure due to the efforts of Flushing native Matt Santorelli. Comment.

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