Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Flushing

Five Alive with Music

Queens has long been known for both its richness of cultural diversity as well as music history from the likes of jazz great Louis Armstrong, punk rock pioneer Joey Ramone, rapper-turned-business tycoon 50 Cent and many others. Comment.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Flushing

Jazz trumpet legends return home to Queens

The homage to two jazz giants at Flushing Town Hall Saturday was named: “Bix Beiderbeck and Louis Armstrong back home again in Queens.” Comment.

Friday, March 22, 2013

The Play’s the Thing

Director gives insight into what it takes to stage a play

What a great time at the theater! Weeks later I’m still on a high after seeing the revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff?”, Edward Albee’s masterwork, at the Booth Theatre, its limited run now ended. A production of the acclaimed Chicago-based Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the cast was led by Tracy Letts and Amy Morton as George and Martha, complemented by Carrie Coon and Madison Dirks as Honey and Nick. All brilliant — I’ve seldom, if ever, seen any better. Comment.

Monday, March 18, 2013

St. Albans

“Central Park Five” director and defendants slated to lead discussion after screening

A film documenting a painful episode of New York City’s past will offer a chance for conversation and perhaps some healing this week in St. Albans. The community organization Our Village Giving Circle, along with St. Albans Congregational Church and Council Member Leroy Comrie will be presenting a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Central Park Five” at the Robert Ross Johnson Family Life Center at 172-17 Linden Boulevard this Thursday at 7 p.m. Comment.

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