FTH at HOME: Facebook Watch Party!
While temporarily closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, Flushing Town Hall will be sharing its renowned, global arts programming online. Tune in every Friday at 7 PM EST for Facebook Watch Party streaming prior live performances at Flushing Town Hall, and discover the diverse, family-friendly arts performances our audiences have grown to love. Be it Latin music, jazz, or world music — we have something for everyone. Join us online! Clap along, dance around your living room, and enjoy both new and familiar sounds.
Upcoming Performance Streaming Schedule
Step Up Soirée – A Virtual Gala
Saturday, June 13, 7 PM EDT
Black tie or pajamas in the comfort of your home! Join us for entertainment and a salute to our medical heroes. We’ll be honoring all NewYork-Presbyterian Queens employees. Have the arts brought you comfort during this time? All funds raised support our mission of bringing people together through global arts.
Enjoy these 15-minute lessons leading up to the Soirée!
- WED, JUNE 10, 7 PM | Dancing
- THUR, JUNE 11, 7 PM | Nibbles
- FRI, JUNE 12, 7 PM | Cocktails
To sign up, donate, watch live or for more info: www.flushingtownhall.org/gala
A Virtual Tribute to Jimmy Heath
Friday, June 19, 7 PM EDT
Flushing Town Hall will celebrate the life and legacy of NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath, the Music Director of the Queens Jazz Orchestra, in a virtual tribute – “I’m Back Swinging Again! – on Friday, June 19. Mr. Heath, who passed away in January at the age of 93, had been due to return to Flushing Town Hall’s stage with his orchestra that evening.
The special Facebook Live event will feature appearances by many celebrated musical artists who have crossed paths – and taken the stage – with Jimmy Heath throughout his storied career. Among those who are participating are Mona Heath, Jimmy Heath wife, jazz legends Albert “Tootie” Heath, Barry Harris, Jimmy Owens, and Dorthaan Kirk.
The event will be livestreamed on Flushing Town Hall’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/flushingtownhall/ and feature excerpts from a previous concert by the Queens Jazz Orchestra, testimonials from family and friends, snapshots of Mr. Heath throughout his career – and even some spontaneous live performances by fellow artists.
COMING UP IN JULY 2020: GLOBAL MASHUPS 2018
In partnership with QPTV, FTH at HOME will replay entire Global Mashups 2018 featuring performances and artist interviews.
July 3: Global Mashup #1, Latin Boogaloo Meets Afrobeat
July 10: Global Mashup # 2, Egypt Meets Haiti
July 17: Global Mashup #3, Mexico Meets Guinea
July 24: Global Mashup # 4, Balkins Meets El Barrio
July 31: Global Mashup # 5, Texas Meets Peru
Flushing Town Hall is pleased to present these programs free of charge but welcomes donations from those who are able and moved to contribute. Donations of any amount are accepted here.
Flushing Town Hall’s facilities are temporarily closed to the public in accordance with COVID-19 safety regulations. Flushing Town Hall’s latest statement pertaining to COVID-19 can be found here.