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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Dec. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As Christmas weekend approaches, people are already in the holiday spirit. This weekend, there will be plenty to do in the days leading up to Christmas, some of which are themed around the holiday.   Friday, Dec. 22   Nacimiento   This ballet performance explores pre-Hispanic rituals and the…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Nov. 9, 2023 By Nevine Salameh As the days grow cooler, Queens continues to offer a variety of activities to consider for your weekend plans. Gather your family and friends for a mix of performances, comedy shows, a basketball clinic and a museum visit, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Friday, Nov. 10 Museum…
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‘Rocky’ star Burt Young remembered as local hero in hometown Corona with tribute at Museum of the Moving Image

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Oct. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria will present “Corona King: A Tribute to Burt Young” to honor the Oscar-nominated actor who died earlier this month in Los Angeles at the age of 83. MoMI will screen two films featuring scene-stealing performances by Young including his first role as the avenging Gimpy in “Carnival of Blood” showing on Nov. 4, and “Convoy,” the popcorn truck-driver film directed by Sam Peckinpah, screening on Nov. 4 and 5. Young was born and raised in Corona and rocketed to fame playing Paulie Pinnino, the curmudgeonly corner…
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