Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010

Arts

Turning point

The muddy, gritty streets of the industrial Iron Triangle and the city’s plans for their future serve as the metaphorically charged backdrop for a tale of deception, deal-making, urban life and domestic strife in “Willets Point,” the debut feature by independent filmmaker T.J. Collins, which opened last week for a limited engagement at Manhattan’s Quad Cinema. Comment.
Arts

Parkside Players celebrate 30 years with unique revue

The musical revue that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Parkside Players is different, delightfully so, from any other revue the reviewer has gone to. The program isn’t just made up of one smashing Broadway song after another — the songs are broken up by scenes from the many plays and musicals the Parkside Players have put on over the years. Comment.
Arts

Jazz Masters deliver knockout tribute to Powell

Last month’s virtually sold-out show at Flushing Town Hall was billed as “The NEA Jazz Masters: A Tribute to Benny Powell.” The concert, held Nov. 19, was a wonderful celebration of Benny Powell, the late, great trombonist and original member of the returning Flushing Town Hall act originally billed as the Jazz Masters. Comment.

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