Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011

St. Albans

Kew Gardens jazz singer performs at York College

Rivaling New Orleans as the birthplace of jazz, Queens has been called the “home of jazz.” Ella Fitzgerald, Count Bassie, Fats Waller, and Lena Horne once lived in the borough neighborhood of St. Albans — as did singer-songwriter Stephanie Fisher, who now lives in Kew Gardens. Comments (1).

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011

St. Albans

Borough painter creates artistic works designed for straphanger consumption

St. Albans artist Emmett Wigglesworth’s prolific career has spanned more than a half century, while his artwork has enhanced New York City’s cultural landscape since 1958, the year he moved here from his native Philadephia. Comments (2).

Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011

Jamaica

Even in the islands, Scrooge would still be crabby

“A Caribbean Christmas Carol,” now onstage at the Black Spectrum Theatre, is one of those many, many takes on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” This time it’s set in some unnamed Caribbean island and the transposition is delightful. Comment.

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