Live at the Gantries is a series of free, outdoor performances featuring a collection of Queens-based musicians as diverse as the borough. 2013 performances include jazz standards, big band sounds, Brazilian Farro, Middle Eastern fusion, world music, Irish flutes and whistles and salsa dancing! Live at the Gantries starts Tuesday, July 9 and continues every […]

Who is the Artist/Organization? New York Korean American Chorale Date of the Event? June 1, 2013 Where is the event taking place? LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd Flushing, NY Website: A night of Korean traditional music presented by the New York Korean American Chorale. Special guests include a Samulnori drum […]

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 […]

Meet Nivedita ShivRaj, a Flushing-based musician who hails from Chennai, India. A composer who plays the veena, a South Indian string instrument, Nivedita is also a teacher, trained Bharathanatyam dancer, and through Queens Council on the Arts, a recipient of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund for Individual Artists. […]

“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 […]

Emerging local photographer Lizabeth Nieves announces her first solo exhibition, featuring telling portraits of Queens locals – with a clever twist. On Friday, February 4th starting at 9pm, Astoria’s Hell Gate Social will host the opening of “Likeness: A Question of Perception.” Nieves’ debut exhibition toys with the concept of portraiture and the way we see ourselves and each other. It operates […]