Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Astoria Times

Queens’ quirky quintet

In April, Queens-based pop-experimental band Freelance Whales debuted their LP “Weathervanes” on Frenchkiss/Mom & Pop records. Now, two months after its release, the New York indie quintet is well into their North American tour. Comment.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Arts

Queens’ quirky quintet

In April, Queens-based pop-experimental band Freelance Whales debuted their LP “Weathervanes” on Frenchkiss/Mom & Pop records. Now, two months after its release, the New York indie quintet is well into their North American tour. Comment.
Arts

Outdoor music fest expands its reach in Queens

Hundreds of additional acts are slated to perform at a number of new outdoor, public venues in Queens and across the city at this year’s edition of the celebrated musical event Make Music New York. Comment.
Arts

Storytellers take the stage at Creek Lounge in LIC

1001 Nights: a Night of Live Storytelling, a monthly series at The Creek Lounge in Long Island City, has been going strong since April of last year. With hosts Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez and Ted McAdams, 1001 Nights features performers who tell stories, all of which are true, centering around a different theme each night. “Traveling: Stories of Globe-trotting, soul-searching and misadventure” will be the theme at the next 1001 Nights, which will be on June 18 at 7 p.m.  Comment.
Food

Dining Out: Cocina Latina: Taste of the World standout in Kew Gardens

Cocina Latina entered our radar via the recent Queens: A Taste of the World event, where its spread was one of the standouts among the 40 or so restaurants and purveyors participating. A follow-up visit to the Web site of this Pan-Latino eatery informed us that their “mouth-watering entrees will have your stomach salsa dancing in no time.” When our stomach dances, it’s usually a warning of less pleasant things to come, but we put aside our misgivings and meringued our way to Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens. Comment.

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