Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Flushing

QC student introduces German novel to English readers

Getting published is no easy feat: It can take months, years even. So it came as a huge surprise to Queens College graduate student Anne Posten when she was told that her English translation of German writer Tankred Dorst’s “Der Schöne Ort” (“This Beautiful Place”) was being published by Hang Loose Press, a year before even completing her master’s of fine arts at the college. Comment.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Flushing

Discover an Interwoven World

Visitors to Flushing Town Hall will find they have stepped into a nomadic Turkish village. Simulated living spaces of nomadic tents complete with hand-woven Turkish carpets and home furnishings are a highlight of the exhibit “Interwoven Worlds: Exploring Domestic and Nomadic Life in Turkey,” running through April 29. Comment.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Long Island City

Once-banned film on Chinese exploitation showcased

Michelangelo Antonioni was renowned internationally for his work in cinema, but many of his films have never been distributed in the United States. Comment.

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