Events

Monthly Jazz Clinic: Charles Mingus and his Bluesy Roots

January 7th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Clinic: Charles Mingus and his Bluesy Roots

For high school students and up. If you’re interested in learning more about jazz and playing alongside other musicians, join the Queens Jazz OverGround for their monthly Jazz Clinic. Stick around for the Monthly Jazz Jam immediately after the clinic.

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Monthly Jazz Jam

January 7th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Jam

Whether you’re a student, jazz musician, or music educator, come join the Queens Jazz OverGround as they lead the house band in this monthly jam session. Held on the first Wednesday of every month, Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills, and jam each month with your peers. Don’t play? Come listen!

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Norian Maro - Leodo: Paradise Lost

January 16th, 2015

Norian Maro - Leodo: Paradise Lost

A mesmerizing Korean performance features splendid costumes, heartfelt movements, dynamic drums and enchanting singing. Norian Maro, an energetic world music group from Korea, transfers audiences into Leodo, a fantasy island treasured by the people in Jeju, a beautiful province in Korea.

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Beloved Prey & Moon Princess Song Cycle

January 18th, 2015

Beloved Prey & Moon Princess Song Cycle

A preview of "Beloved Prey," a portable opera in English with a Japanese koto. Features a 15-feet foldable set. About a lioness who adopts a baby antelope and a mother antelope who musters the courage to rescue her child. Based on real stories about lionesses adopting prey animals after losing their child, one such instance chronicled by a documentary "Heart of the Lioness."

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Spherus: JUGGLING WORKSHOP

January 24th, 2015

Spherus: JUGGLING WORKSHOP

Join International Juggling champion Greg Kennedy for an interactive workshop on juggling and creating beauty in motion. For ages 6 and up.

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Spherus: PERFORMANCE

January 24th, 2015

Spherus: PERFORMANCE

Greg Kennedy has just returned from five years of touring with Cirque du Soleil. Spherus is a nonverbal trio show that features International Juggling champion Greg Kennedy, complemented by two aerial acrobats. Greg’s structural shape creations appear in this show, along with dazzling artistry on trapeze, silks and spinning hoops. Pre-show Members Lounge at 1:45 PM

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The Moth StorySLAM: BORDERS

January 26th, 2015

The Moth StorySLAM: BORDERS

Open to anyone with a true story to share on the night’s posted theme: state lines and personal boundaries. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth Hat. A half hour later, names are picked, and storytellers take the stage. Each person has just five minutes! Ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience who pick the StorySLAM winner. Sign up or just enjoy the show!

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Mysterious Lake: GIVE A VOICE TO DISCARDED OBJECTS Workshop

January 31st, 2015

Mysterious Lake: GIVE A VOICE TO DISCARDED OBJECTS Workshop

What if all objects have a soul, and they become living creatures at night when you are asleep? They have plenty of stories to tell. Let’s give voices to objects! Bring some objects from your house and make them come alive. At the end, we’ll make a short play together.

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Monthly Jazz Clinic: John Coltrane & his Dedication to Practice

February 4th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Clinic: John Coltrane & his Dedication to Practice

For high school students and up. If you’re interested in learning more about jazz and playing alongside other musicians, join the Queens Jazz OverGround for their monthly Jazz Clinic. Stick around for the Monthly Jazz Jam immediately after the clinic.

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Monthly Jazz Jam

February 4th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Jam

Whether you’re a student, jazz musician, or music educator, come join the Queens Jazz OverGround as they lead the house band in this monthly jam session. Held on the first Wednesday of every month, Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills, and jam each month with your peers. Don’t play? Come listen!

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The Man Who Planted Trees: PUPPETRY WORKSHOP

February 8th, 2015

The Man Who Planted Trees: PUPPETRY WORKSHOP

Our guest workshop leaders from Puppet State Theatre Company of Scotland will offer expert tips on making your puppet come to life with movement, stillness and voice. Bring your imagination and craftiness. For ages 5 and up. Materials provided.

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The Man Who Planted Trees: PERFORMANCE

February 8th, 2015

The Man Who Planted Trees: PERFORMANCE

This multi-sensory theatrical adaptation of Jean Giono’s environmental classic tells the inspiring story of a shepherd who plants a forest, acorn by acorn, transforming a barren wasteland. As much a touching tale as it is a hilarious puppet show, The Man Who Planted Trees shows us the difference one man(and his dog!)can make in the world.

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Winter Concert with Folie à Deux

February 13th, 2015

Winter Concert with Folie à Deux

The Composers Collective Winter 2015 concert showcases new works written for Folie à Deux, a charismatic viola duo of Nora Krohn and Nick Revel. The Composers Collective is a diverse group of emerging composers drawn together by a common passion for composing new music to be heard and experienced by a live audience.

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Lunar New Year Bazaar

February 14th, 2015

Lunar New Year Bazaar

For centuries, Chinese people have celebrated their Lunar New Year in local temple fairs. A public space is dedicated to host a spectacular bazaar where you find all kinds of festival goodies, vendors and performances. It’s a feast for your eyes and your palate at the same time.

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The Red Ball: World Peace in the Jazz

February 14th, 2015

The Red Ball: World Peace in the Jazz

From "What the World Needs Now", "All You Need is Love" in Latin jazz style, to Louise Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder and more, "singertainer" Antoinette Montague invites all Jazz, Blues, and beyond music lovers to wear a splash of red, to symbolize the need for World Peace.

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FILM CHINOIS

February 15th, 2015

FILM CHINOIS

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents the award winning play, FILM CHINOIS, an atmospheric noir mystery set in 1940s China written by Singaporean playwright Damon Chua and directed by Kaipo Schwab.

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Dancing Wind: EARTH, WATER, FIRE, AND WIND

February 20th, 2015

Dancing Wind: EARTH, WATER, FIRE, AND WIND

Dancing Wind is a cross-cultural project that explores traditional & contemporary choreography of Asian dance through an infusion of live world music from both Korean and Chinese traditions. Performed by Song Hee Lee, Korean dancer and choreographer, Ling Tang, Chinese dancer & educator.

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Exhibition: Dynamic Writing - A Century of Calligraphy

February 22nd, 2015

Exhibition: Dynamic Writing - A Century of Calligraphy

Two great masters of calligraphy from two traditions, Mr. Chao-Lin Ting (102 years young) and Dr. Yoo Sung Lee, are both highly respected by the Chinese and Korean communities. This unique exhibition during the Lunar New Year will demonstrate the extraordinary essence of harmony between two great cultures in the Chinese Hsu-Fa and Korean Hangeul scripts.

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Lunar New Year Dance Sampler

February 22nd, 2015

Lunar New Year Dance Sampler

Celebrate the Year of the Ram with Asian dance and much more. Curated by Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou, this year's sampler will present demonstrations of dance from China, Korea, Taiwan, India, Mexico, Step from the U.S. and more.

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EastRiver Ensemble: WORKSHOP

February 28th, 2015

EastRiver Ensemble: WORKSHOP

Interplaying sounds and movements in traditional Chinese stagecraft, EastRiver Ensemble presents a program of folk dance, acrobatics stunts and a range of traditional and folk music with focus on the Dongbei and Hebei regions of north China, featuring the yangqin (dulcimer), the pipa (lute), flutes, fiddles and percussion.

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EastRiver Ensemble: PERFORMANCE

February 28th, 2015

EastRiver Ensemble: PERFORMANCE

EastRiver Ensemble introduces the history and effects of a range of instruments including erhu (fiddle), yangqin (dulcimer), pipa (lute) and percussion, that have come to characterize Chinese music as we know today.

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Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

March 1st, 2015

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Welcome in the Year of the Ram with calligraphy workshops led by Chinese calligraphers, Mr. Chao-Lin Ting and Mr. James Shau (1PM) and Korean calligrapher Dr. Yoo Sung Lee (3PM). Learn basic calligraphy to write your New Year’s wishes in Chinese and Korean.

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Korean Calligraphy Workshop

March 1st, 2015

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Welcome in the Year of the Ram with calligraphy workshops led by Chinese calligraphers, Mr. Chao-Lin Ting and Mr. James Shan (1PM) and Korean calligrapher Dr. Yoo Sung Lee (3PM). Learn basic calligraphy to write your New Year’s wishes in Chinese and Korean.

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Monthly Jazz Clinic: Dizzy Gillespie - The Birth of Bebop

March 4th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Clinic: Dizzy Gillespie - The Birth of Bebop

For high school students and up. If you’re interested in learning more about jazz and playing alongside other musicians, join the Queens Jazz OverGround for their monthly Jazz Clinic. Stick around for the Monthly Jazz Jam immediately after the clinic.

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Monthly Jazz Jam

March 4th, 2015

Monthly Jazz Jam

Whether you’re a student, jazz musician, or music educator, come join the Queens Jazz OverGround as they lead the house band in this monthly jam session. Held on the first Wednesday of every month, Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills, and jam each month with your peers. Don’t play? Come listen!

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