Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the classical music’s most famous foray into the world of exoticism. His Scheherazade is clad in luxurious orchestral colors. – the fairy tales of the One Thousand and One Nights have never been told with more vibrancy!Find out more »
Our fifth annual Animals at the Museum exhibition will display artwork created by students from P.S. 22 (Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Flushing), P.S. 129 (Patricia Larkin School, College Point) and P.S. 165 (Edith K. Bergtraum School, Flushing) with CASA (Cultural After School Adventures) and the Godwin-Ternbach Museum.Find out more »
Magos is regarded as one of the most expressive, beautiful voices and most active vocalists in the contemporary Latin American jazz scene. She is best known for her eloquent vocal improvisation and her singular bold style, which embraces elements of contemporary jazz with Latin American melodies and rhythms singing in Spanish, English, and Portuguese, in a style that elegantly blends and surpasses language boundaries.Find out more »
This exhibition places textiles from Late Antique Egypt in multiple contexts—their original use in the 3rd-7th centuries, their rediscovery in the early 20th century, and their reception in the present day—Find out more »
Michael is considered "the Prince of love songs" in Asia, and his famous song "Fairy Tale" became so popular, that it has been translated into several different languages. Michael also wrote the famous song "Courage," which was made popular by Taiwanese sensation and Malaysian-born artist Fish Leong...Find out more »
Six-time Grammy Award-winning salsero, Gilberto Santa Rosa, will light up the stage at Queens College. Widely known as El Caballero de la Salsa, the legendary Puerto Rican singer embodies the soul of an entire musical genre with classics such as "Que Alguien Me Diga," "Vivir Sin Ella," and "Concienca."Find out more »
NOTHING ABOUT US
NOTHING ABOUT US is a rigorous, passionate and hilarious exploration of educational segregation written and performed by those most affected and least consulted: NYC Public High School students. What does separate but equal mean to us today? Transformation, empathy, and youth voice drive the conversation in this thirty-minute touring play by Epic NEXT. “Nothing about us without us is for us.”
How many jobs demand that employees come up with the right answer on the spot, from memory, while the clock is ticking? How often are we forbidden to ask coworkers for help? How common is it for working professionals to be given a secret pencil-and-paper exam? The student researchers/writers/performers of Epic NEXT interviewed a diverse group of education stakeholders about the role of Standardized Assessments in Public Schools. Their findings will surprise you. OVERDRIVE is a twenty-five minute touring play that powerfully poses the question: Do we truly measure what we value and value what we measure?
Ricky Riccardi is the Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum and author of What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong’s Later Years. He runs the online blog, “The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong,” and has given lectures on Armstrong at venues around the world, including the Institute of Jazz Studies, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, the Bristol International Jazz and Blues Festival and the Monterey Jazz Festival. Riccardi will discuss the last 25 years of the life and career of Louis Armstrong.Find out more »
Featuring the great Patrick Myers as Freddie Mercury, the group will deliver a memorable concert while performing all your favorite Queen songs, such as "Another One Bites The Dust," "We Will
Rock You," "Don't Stop Me Now," "Bohemian Rhapsody" and plenty more. Don't miss this premier tribute to one of the best bands of all-time!
KCA and Adam Torres Concerts present: R&B Holiday Bash Featuring Keith Sweat, Kid Capri, and Carl Thomas
Dimensions The 2018 Fall Dance Concert. The annual Fall Faculty Dance Concert features world premiere choreographic works by the internationally renowned faculty members of the Dance Program at Queens College.Find out more »
Composed in only 24 days during the summer of 1741 and premiered in Dublin the following year, Handel's Messiah is perhaps the most popular and beloved choral work of all time. Join us to ring in the holidays with one of the greatest masterworks ever written!Find out more »
Actor, producer and writer Ken Jeong, known for his scene stealing abilities, has estab-lished himself as one of today’s top comedic stars. In May of 2009, Jeong appeared as the Asian-mobster “Mr. Chow” in the sleeper-hit comedy The Hangover also starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, which earned him 3 Teen Choice Nominations and an MTV Movie Award. The film was the highest-grossing R-rated comedy to date, with over $467 million worldwide, only to be trumped by The Hangover 2, which grossed $581 million world-wide.Find out more »
On December 11, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan will read from her newest novel Manhattan Beach. Published last fall, Manhattan Beach has been awarded the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and was longlisted for the National Book Award.Find out more »
"The Nutcracker" is the perennial favorite of generations of children and "children at heart".
The treasured holiday adventure follows a little girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers, and an army of mice.
Music Director Martin Majkut and the Queens Symphony orchestra offer a plethora of the beloved seasonal tunes. Featured repertoire will include Christmas and Hanukkah music as well as the popular winter fare, including Humperdick’s Hänsel and Gretel, Prokofiev’s Troïka and Anderson’s Sleigh Ride. A HOLIDAY TREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!Find out more »
Now in its fourth decade, Dance Theatre of Harlem has grown into a multi-cultural dance institution with an extraordinary legacy of providing opportunities for creative expression and artistic excellence that continues to set standards in the performing arts.Find out more »