Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

Food

Dining Out: Cooking with Jazz: Cajun sensation returns to Queens

Steve Van Gelder’s Cooking With Jazz, when it was in Whitestone, was one of the more celebrated Queens eateries of the ’90s. We deeply regretted never having made it there when we had the chance. Now, after a five-year hiatus, he has reopened CWJ on Union Turnpike in Jamaica Estates, hoping to recapture its former glory. Comment.
Film

The Reel Queens: A wintry mix of cinematic options in Queens for March

Queens residents will have ample opportunity to stay out of the cold and cinematically stimulated through the rest of the winter through a number of screenings of current, classic, independent and short films at a variety of unique venues. Comment.
Arts

Brush with imagination

If artists obtain inspiration for their work from the world around them, then Jackson Heights painter Leontine Greenberg is influenced by a universe of art. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

Arts

Portraits of the Artist

Thanks to a new book about his young adulthood in Greenwich Village alongside famed rock ‘n’ roll poet Patti Smith, excitement is building again around the work of Robert Mapplethorpe, the photographer famed for his gritty images of New York City. But one need not leave Queens to get a small taste of what Mapplethorpe had to offer. Comment.

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