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Arts and culture celebration ‘Queens Rising’ launches calendar of events for June

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May. 3, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan The arts and culture community came together at Queens Museum in Corona Thursday morning to launch the third annual Queens Rising celebration.  The month-long celebration of local artists and venues will kick off on June 1 with a packed calendar of events that highlight the diversity of the borough….
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Lunar New Year 2024: Best places to celebrate year of the dragon in Queens

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Jan. 19, 2024 By Rachel Butler and Aidan Pellegrino The Lunar New Year according to the Chinese zodiac is beginning on Saturday Feb. 10 and with 2024 set to be the year of the dragon there are many events taking place across Queens to mark the occasion.  Flushing Town Hall Flushing Town Hall located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard is hosting a series of month-long events including performances by Asian and Asian American artists.  The first event will take place on Jan. 27 as an art exhibition “Remember” by Woomin Kim and the immigrant artist collaborative Lily and Honglei will be…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Nov. 30, 2023 By Nevine Salameh As we transition from Thanksgiving, the Queens community is lining up for a weekend filled with festivities, ushering in the holiday spirit.  Scheduled events include the Parade on Rockaway, Astoria’s tree lighting ceremony, an opportunity to give back at the annual toy drive and more. For those looking for…
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Three Queens projects recognized at Public Design Commission Awards for Excellence

Jun. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Three Queens projects under the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) were honored at the annual Public Design Commission Awards for Excellence ceremony on Wednesday, June 28.  The projects recognized as part of the NYC Public Design Commission’s combined 40th and 41st annual awards include five public artworks commissioned…
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