A Bahn Mi sandwich, a Fence, and a Red Thread illustrate moments of loss, war, and rupture in this solo show that asks for audience participation in telling stories to find our way back to each other.Find out more »
The band, Static and Ben-El, was founded two years ago and immediately became the most successful band of all time in Israel, breaking every possible musical record, both on radio, and on the Internet throughout the country. They redefine Israeli sound with diverse influences of pop music, Latin music, reggaeton, oriental, Brazilian, African, electronic and classical, creating a unique and distinctive sound.Find out more »
“Fancy Free and Enigmatic” opens with the salute to Leonard Bernstein, for his 100th birthday year with Three Dances from his first major Broadway hit, Fancy Fre.e Next we will hear Mozart’s 23rd piano concerto.Find out more »
"A Pillow for Three" is a comedy play by renowned Persian director Farzan Deljou. It is a story of love, life, and laughter that takes Persian viewers on a journey looking at their own lives in the past few decades from an external lens.Find out more »
The Student Choreography Showcase features original choreography, costumes and lighting designs by Queens College students in the Department of Drama, Theatre & Dance. Join us in celebrating dance and creativity on the Queens College campus!Find out more »
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 »
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!