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PAGE 8                                                     THE QUEENS TIMES                                      THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022













           (May 19 to May 25)


             African drumming, Indian folk,
        Jazz, Klezmer, Latin, Steel pan,
        and Swing. It’s a great week for
        music in Queens. Afghan sabzi,
        Bangladeshi goat biryani, Guya-
        nese potato curry, Mexican mole
        poblano, Sri Lankan vegetable
        kottu, Thai papaya salad, and West
        African egusi. It’s a great week for
        food, too!
        •    May 19, FOMO:DIPTYCH,
        May 21. The world premiere of
        an evening-length performance
        art piece by Laurie Berg. Shows
        are Thursday through Saturday                                                                  A & F Auto Repairs, Inc.
        at 8 pm. The NEW Chocolate
        Factory Theater, 38-33 24th St.,                                                                            General Auto Repairs
        Long Island City.                                                                                         (Foreingn and Domestic)
        •    May 20, OYA, May 29. Baba                                                                                 Accessories
        David Wright’s new  play is a                                                                                • Tires • Batteries
        spirited theatrical dance-drama                                                                             • Electronic Tune-ups
        that explores the traditions and                                                                             • Inspection Station
        rituals of the West African Yoruba                                                                               • Towing
        culture. Black Spectrum Theatre,
        vicinity of 177th Street and Bais-                                                                  ARIS & FRANK
        ley Boulevard, Jamaica.
        •    May 20, Encore Film Festival,                                                              43-05 111th Street • Corona Heights, NY
        6 pm. Watch movies that won                                                                          Greek, Spanish and Italian Spoken
        awards at the latest Underground
        Film Festival. Jamaica Performing                                                                (718) 592-7470        (718) 699-2499
        Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.
        •    May 20, The Apothetae, May
        21. Readings of plays about people
        with disabilities. A.A. Brenner’s
        “Blanche & Stella” is on May 20      Quintet of the Americas Arthur Moeller
        at 8 pm. Nikki Brake-Silla’s “Say
        It Ain’t So” is on May 21 at 5 pm.  Jazz, and World Rhythms. Flush-  teaches the basic techniques of
        Magda Romanska’s “The Life and  ing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern  watercolor painting during this
        Times of Stephen Hawking” is on  Blvd.                     outdoor workshop. Draw inspira-
        May 22 at 5 pm. Queens Theatre,  •    May 21, Celebrate Our Com-  tion from the vegetables, plants,
        14 United Nations Ave. S., Flush-  munity, 2 pm. A Bollywood  and  pollinator garden. Queens
        ing Meadows Corona Park.     and Indian folk fusion concert  Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main
        •    May 20, Crash The Party, 8  by Artiste Anjali mixes with  St., Flushing.
        pm. This band features young,  Queensboro Dance Festival per-  •    May 22, Douglaston and Little
        energetic, talented, and reliable  formances, DJ Nett, and various  Neck, 2:30 pm. Queens Histori-
        musicians. Resorts World New  workshops and crafts activities.  cal Society Executive Director
        York City, 110-00 Rockaway  Charles Drew Park, vicinity of  Jason Antos discusses his seventh
        Blvd., South Jamaica.        116th Avenue and 140th Street,  Arcadia Publishing book on the
        •    May 21, Jimmy Heath Scholar-  Jamaica.                history of Douglaston and Little
        ship Fund Concert, 7 pm. Jimmy  •    May 21, Spring Migration Bird  Neck. Queens Historical Society,
        Heath (1926-2020) was a Jazz  Walk,  9 am. A  leisurely  stroll  143-35 37th Ave., Flushing.
        World giant as a bandleader,  through a forest with an experi-  •    May 22, Binary Calculations
        composer, and mentor. He was  enced birder and naturalist who  Workshop, 2  pm.  A  transme-
        also a professor at Queens Col-  helps identify species. Alley Pond  dia artist leads a conversation
        lege’s Aaron Copland School of  Environmental Center, 224-65  about the exclusionary nature of
        Music. QC Director of the Jazz  76th Ave., Oakland Gardens.  artificial intelligence (AI) and
        Studies Program Antonio Hart, a  •    May 21, Changing Lanes, 8  algorithms that undergird tech-
        talented saxophonist, and guests  pm. This up-and-coming New  nologies as well as ways to create
        pay tribute to Heath with this con-  Jersey cover band plays hits from  more equitable datasets. Queens
        cert. LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49  various decades. Resorts World  Museum, NYC Building, Flushing
        Reeves Ave., Flushing.       New York City, 110-00 Rockaway  Meadows Corona Park.
        •    May 21, The Spitfire Grill,  Blvd., South Jamaica.    •    May 24, Quintet of the Ameri-
        May 22. The Phamaly Theatre  •    May 22, East River Internation-  cas, 7:30 pm. This group (bassoon,
        Company, whose entire cast has  al Food Festival, noon. A walk-  clarinet, contrabassoon, flute,
        disabilities, presents this musical  around sampling of such dishes  horn, and oboe) presents Latin,
        about a young woman who starts  as Afghan sabzi, Bangladeshi goat  Jazz, Klezmer, and Swing. All
        a new life in a small town. She  biryani, Guyanese potato curry  Saints Episcopal Church, 85-45
        finds work at the Spitfire Grill,  and roti, Mexican mole poblano,  96th St., Woodhaven.
        a rundown diner with a disen-  Sri Lankan vegetable kottu, Thai  •    May 24, Pop-Up Gaeltacht, 6
        franchised proprietor. Through  papaya salad, Tuscan pasta al  pm. Irish-language speakers of
        determination, optimism, and  forno, and West African egusi.  various abilities meet and talk
        love, she revitalizes the grill and  Sound River Studios, 4-40 44th  during an evening of discussion,
        the community. Queens Theatre,  Dr., Long Island City.     music, and networking. New York
        14 United Nations Ave. S., Flush-  •    May 22, Stop ‘N’ Swap,  Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave.,
        ing Meadows Corona Park.     noon. A free community reuse  Long Island City.
        •    May 21, Victor Provost: Steel  event. Bring and donate reusable  •    May 24, Queens Classic Car
        Pannist, 7 pm. Born and raised on  items. Take available ones. Expect  Show, 5 pm. About 100 vintage
        the Virgin Islands, Victor Provost  books, clothing, electronics, and  autos are on display along with
        is widely regarded as one of the  toys. Commonpoint Queens Park-  live music by the Lisa Polizzi
        world’s leading steel pan players.  ing Lot, vicinity of 108th Street  Band and other forms of entertain-
        He leads a musical cohort that  and 68th Avenue, Forest Hills.  ment. The Bay Terrace Shopping
        weaves seamlessly between Carib-  •    May 22, Watercolor Work-  Center, vicinity of Bell Boulevard
        bean Roots music, straight-ahead  shop, 11 am. Artist Chemin Hsiao  and 26th Avenue, Bayside.
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