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PAGE 8                                                     THE QUEENS TIMES                                      THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2023

              It’s In Queens!
            (June 2 to June 8)                            Jamaica Dance F Empty Stage
             June starts with an explosion
        of activities in Queens. Movies?
        We got dozens. Concerts? We got
        several dozen. We also have com-
        ics, watercolors, carnival rides,
        Klezmer, and strawberries under
        a full moon.
        •    June 2, Concerts for Seven
        Prepared Pianos for the Seven  am. On the first Friday of every  S., Flushing Meadows Corona
        African Powers, June 3. The group  month, admission is free. (Res-  Park.
        Standing on the Corner performs  ervations are strongly suggested.)  •    June 3, Elmhurst Walking Tour,
        by an exhibition whose center-  The Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd  12:30 pm. Elmhurst History and
        piece consists of seven pianos  Rd., Long Island City.     Cemeteries Preservation Society
        with symbolic objects inserted  •    June 3, Queens Rising Cel-  Vice President James McMenamin
        into their strings. At 7 pm on both  ebration, 5 pm. About six hours  leads a stroll on the Elmhurst sec-  A & F Auto Repairs, Inc.
        nights. More shows on Sept. 8 and  of music with DJ Greg Caz, the  tion of Queens Boulevard with
        Sept. 9. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson  Korean  Traditional  Music  and  an emphasis on Newtown Pippin            General Auto Repairs
        Ave., Long Island City.      Dance Center, Irish folk singer Al-  apples, a hidden cemetery, mod-         (Foreingn and Domestic)
        •    June 2, Crooked Shadows, June  len Gogarty, The Afro-Latineers,  ernist buildings, and secrets. Meet      Accessories
        4. City Gate Productions presents  and Jennah Vox to kick off Queens  at Newtown Playground, 92nd            • Tires • Batteries
        Shawneen Rowe’s one-woman  Rising 2023. Queens Night Mar-  Street and 56th Avenue.                          • Electronic Tune-ups
        play inspired by Grandma Rosa,  ket, the fields behind the New  •    June 3, Caribbean Blend, 8 pm.          • Inspection Station
        who brought laughter and strength  York Hall of Science, Flushing  The Braata Folk Singers celebrate             • Towing
        to life despite some tragedies.  Meadows Corona Park.      the music of Dominica, St. Kitts &
        Shows are June 2 and 3 at 8 pm,  •    June 3, Art Opening, 1 pm.  Nevis, and the Bahamas. Jamaica   ARIS & FRANK
        and June 4 at 3 pm. Broom Tree  Displaying artists Violet Baxter,  Performing Arts Center, 153-10
        Theatre, Astoria First Presbyterian  Jason A. Cina, Casey Concelmo,  Jamaica Ave.               43-05 111th Street • Corona Heights, NY
        Church, 23-35 Broadway.      Nancy Gesimondo, Tina Glavan,  •    June 3, The People of African       Greek, Spanish and Italian Spoken
        •    June 2, Cosmic Con NYC,  Dianne Martin, Sheila Ross, and  Descent in New York City Sympo-   (718) 592-7470        (718) 699-2499
        June 4. Three days of exhibitions,  James Seffens discuss and show  sium, 2 pm. The Economic Lead-
        artists, special guests, actors, il-  their pieces. Studio 41, 27-15 41st  ership Council presents a formal
        lustrators, writers, and general  Ave., Long Island City.  gathering of scholars, researchers,
        comics lovers. Schedule is Friday,  •    June 3, Jamaica Dance Festival  government employees, and com-
        3 pm to 7:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am  2023, June 24. This sixth annual  munity leaders in recognition of
        to 7 pm; and Sunday, 10 am to 6  extravaganza features professional  Juneteenth. Greater Nexus, 89-14
        pm. Tangram Center, 133-33 39th  dance companies on an outdoor  Parsons Blvd., Jamaica.
        Ave., Flushing.              stage over four consecutive Satur-  •    June 3, Puppetry Workshop, 2
        •    June 2, Do Not Detonate, June  days, always at 7 pm. King Manor  pm. Arts professional Tau Bennett
        16. This program screens movies  Museum, 150-29 Jamaica Ave.  leads a three-hour puppeteering
        that evoke the historical, social, or  •    June 3, Queensboro Dance Fes-  workshop for middle and high
        fantastical milieu of Wes Ander-  tival Kick Off, 3 pm. Four hours of  school students. Kingsland Home-
        son’s new film Asteroid City. The  short performances, dance classes,  stead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing.
        works feature a desert setting and  and special guests to celebrate the  •    June 3, Queens Pride & Pos-
        stand-out performances, and they  beginning of a dance festival that  sibility, 1 pm. Learn about queer-
        include Martin Scorsese’s Alice  will travel throughout the borough  ness in the museum, discuss queer
        Doesn’t Live Here Anymore and  until Sept. 17. Travers Park, vicin-  floriography, and paint a rainbow
        Elia Kazan’s A Streetcar Named  ity of 34th Avenue and 73rd Street,  Victorian salt dough ornament.
        Desire. Museum of the Moving  Jackson Heights.             King  Manor  Museum, 150-03
        Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s  •    June 3, Global Mashup: India  Jamaica Ave.
        Kaufman Arts District.       Meets Mali, 7 pm (dance work-  •    June 4, Bell Blvd Food & Music
        •    June 2, Crankies Take New  shop) + 8 pm (concert). Kiran Ah-  Fest, 1 pm to 6 pm. A restaurant
        York, 8 pm. An Old Skool variety  luwalia sings classics from India  stroll with concerts, volleyball,
        show with music, puppetry, story-  and Pakistan. Yacouba Sissoko  mini-golf, ping-pong, and other
        telling, visual art, and “crankies”  tells stories and plays the kora.  activities. Bell Boulevard between
        or hand-scrolled panoramas.  Megha Kalia dances traditional  38th and 43rd avenues, Bayside.
        Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 North-  Punjabi choreography. Flushing  •    June 4, Ecuadorian Culture,
        ern Blvd.                    Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.  2 pm. The Ecuadorian American
        •    June 2, SunnyPride, 6 pm. LG-  •    June 3, Dalí Quartet, 7:30 pm.  Cultural Center’s Spring Recital
        BTQ+ neighbors and allies unite  This Latin American quartet spe-  includes music, dance, and the
        for an artist market and after-party  cializes in passionate music from  first official performance of the
        benefiting a local LGBTQ+ orga-  the Classical and Romantic eras.  group Amawta Roots. Queens
        nization. Lowery Plaza, Queens  The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50  Museum, NYC Building, Flushing
        Boulevard and 40th Street, Sun-  Ascan Ave., Forest Hills.  Meadows Corona Park.
        nyside.                      •    June 3, Open House, noon.  •    June 6, Watercolor Workshop,
        •    June 2, Motown Holiday Revue,  Free, family-friendly activities  1:30 pm. Helaine Soller teaches
        8 pm. A night of popular and rare  including  movies,  storytelling  the basics of watercolors. This is
        Motown hits, along with Rock and  with the Astoria-based collective  the first in a series of Tuesday af-
        Soul classics, featuring Saundra  Malikah, henna tattoos, Egyptian  ternoon classes. Voelker Orth Mu-
        Price. Resorts World New York  martial arts, a symposium on mi-  seum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing.
        City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.,  grant justice, and an installation.  •    June 7, Astoria Park Carnival,
        South Jamaica.               MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave.,  June 11. Rides, music, games, and
        •    June 2, Three Nights of Dance,  Long Island City.     deep-fried treats create an electric
        June 4. The Take Root program  •    June 3, Strawberry Moon, 7  atmosphere. Astoria Park Parking
        presents the danceTactics Perfor-  pm. A guided tour, strawberry  Lot, Hoyt Avenue North and 19th
        mance Group and Alicia Raquel  sampling, and wine pairing along  Street.
        Morales on June 2 and June 3  with a full moon. Queens County  •    June 8, A Musical Nosh with
        at 8 pm. The Fertile Ground  Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck  Klezmer Master Frank London, 4   Read Our Paper Online Visit our website:
        New Works Showcase provides a  Parkway, Glen Oaks.         pm. Queens-based Percussia plays  
        venue for emerging artists to show  •    June 3, Squashed Fairies, 3 pm.  Klezmer music, including a world   Follow the Links To Times Online
        works-in-progress on June 4 at 7  Long Island City Ballet presents a  premiere of Frank London’s com-
        pm. Green Space, 37-24 24th St.,  whimsical tale of beauty, mystery,  position “Essential Food Group.”   ALSO Like us on facebook
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        •    June 2, Free First Friday, 11  Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave.  Ave.
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