Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Arts

The Reel Queens: Cuban Lens

Queens will get a cinematic taste of Latin America when the Havana Film Festival kicks off its 11th annual series of films April 16. This year’s slate of 40 films from 14 nations will include political movies, documentaries and a four-hour thriller. Comment.
Arts

Gray’s stories live on in Outrageous Fortune production

The late monologist Spalding Gray was the king of Too Much Information. He was the type of artist who, if he didn’t revel in the description of bodily emissions, then seemed rather preoccupied by them. He was also a mess in his personal and spiritual life, and this, at least, makes for a good and absorbing play. That would be “Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell,” produced by Douglaston’s Outrageous Fortune Co. and now playing at Queens Theatre in the Park. Comment.
Food

Dining Out: East Seafood: Korean fare so fresh it’s not even dead

An invitation to “play tonsil hockey with a tentacle or two” doesn’t come along every day. When one arrived to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Gastronauts, an online club for adventurous eaters, with a Korean banquet featuring live octopus and lobster at East Seafood Restaurant in Flushing, we didn’t hesitate. Comment.

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