Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Arts

First family

The complex and detail-laden musical “Children of Eden,” the season-ending production from the Astoria Performing Arts Center, is not your average Jesus Christ Superstar staged in a church basement — which is a respectable undertaking, but this show takes community theater to another level. Comment.
Arts

The Play’s The Thing: Outrageous Fortune has sex on the brain for 50th show

Let’s talk about sex. Okay, not as graphically as in the Savage Love advice column in the Village Voice, but enough to hold your attention. Topics guaranteed to generate controversy are sex, politics and religion — often the three go together — but sex is certainly the most entertaining. Comment.
Arts

Fisher Landau hosts Columbia’s new art generation

It can be difficult to sum up the aesthetic effect when 25 different artists working in different media display their work in one place. But Emily Fisher Landau, the 89-year-old collector whose Fisher Landau Center for Art in Long Island City is hosting the show of Columbia University School of the Arts’ master’s students, described it concisely. Comment.
Film

The Reel Queens: Food Film Festival picks up steam for its 2010 menu

Queens movie lovers and foodies will both have reason to celebrate as the fourth annual New York City Food Film Festival kicks off its savory cinematic selections this June in Long Island City and other sites across the five boroughs. Comment.

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