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We checked in with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie for more insight into her artistic endeavors. What are some career highlights of the past year? Getting to meet students and dedicated educators across the country. I have read poetry and conducted creative writing workshops at universities in Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, Missouri, and Oklahoma over the last […]

  Who is the Artist/Organization? NYC Musical Saw Festival/Natalia ‘Saw Lady’ Paruz Date of the Event? 06/01/2013, 2pm Where is the event taking place? Trinity Lutheran Church, 31-18 37th Street, Astoria, NY 11103 Website: Concert & art exhibit revolving around the 300 year old art of playing music on a carpenter’s handsaw, with participation […]

Who is the Artist/Organization? Astoria Symphony Orchestra and Choir Date of the Event? June 2, 2013 at 5pm Where is the event taking place? St. Joseph’s Church, 43-19 30th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103 Website: The Astoria Symphony Orchestra and Choir will present a concert of great romantic masterpieces by Brahms and Beethoven. Brahms’s Song […]

QCA has participated in this years Make Music New York! Starting at 10am there will be performances by Mind Open, Roberto Buscarsi andJeanne Marie Boes. Stop by on Friday, June 21st, 2013 for free concerts at: When: Friday, June 21st, 2013 Time: Starting at 10am Location: Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35th Avenue, (Entrance […]

The Queens Council on the Arts is throwing an Astoria style block party to celebrate our move into the Kaufman Astoria Studio community and the center of the most creative, artistic and culinary energies in the borough. As the new kid on the block we are inviting you, our new neighbors and our artist tribes […]

          Astoria Sports Complex will participate in the QAX Block Party. They will have a BBQ , a Bounce House and a DJ! So stop by for some fun! Astoria Sports Complex : In our quest to maintain our status as a leader in health and fitness we have included sports […]

“Beecher’s Fault have one foot in pearly pop while including sonic somersaults that will keep your head twirling while your feet are moving” – Deli Magazine Beecher’s Fault has become a key player in the local New York City music scene. The pop/rock band has played an impressive amount of shows at prominent NYC venues […]

Follow these artists as they talk to us about their process and what impact these programs have had on their careers and the transformation they bring into their communities. These selected artists have experience in QCA programs: Queens Arts Fund, Peer Leaders Circles, Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide (SPARC), and High School to Art School […]

Jeff Burroughs, 9Thirty Theatre Company, Astoria,