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PAGE 8                                                     THE QUEENS TIMES                            THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2023

              It’s In Queens!
           (Sept. 29 to Oct. 5)

             The days are getting shorter,
        but the list of fun things to do in
        Queens is getting longer. This
        jam-packed week includes Korean
        Thanksgiving, Indian dancing,
        various forms of pickled cabbage,
        Colombian Jazz, South African
        bead art, and pizza giveaways.
        •   Sept. 29, The Brief Wondrous
        Life of Oscar Wao, 7 pm. This
        Junot Díaz novel is brought to life
        on stage. Encapsulating magical
        realism and Dominican-American
        history, the book presents a vision
        of the American experience and                                                                 A & F Auto Repairs, Inc.
        explores the human capacity to
        risk it all for love. Jamaica Cen-                                                                          General Auto Repairs
        ter for Arts & Learning, 161-04                                                                           (Foreingn and Domestic)
        Jamaica Ave.                                                                                                   Accessories
        •   Sept. 29, Four Fantastic Tales by                                                                        • Tires • Batteries
        Roald Dahl, Nov. 17. This series                                                                            • Electronic Tune-ups
        screens four films of Dahl tales                                                                             • Inspection Station
        that teem with fiendish parents,                             QT Alejando Brittes                                 • Towing
        unscrupulous schoolmasters, dia-                                                                    ARIS & FRANK
        bolical witches, and kind, preco-  grill serves German-American  Workshop, 11 am. Tree rings de-
        cious kids who triumph over them.  cuisine alongside Korean-Amer-  scribe environmental conditions.   43-05 111th Street • Corona Heights, NY
        Fantastic Mr. Fox is on Oct 1 at  ican dishes, uniting two culinary  Using this idea and weather data
        1 pm and Oct. 6 at 2:30 pm. The  traditions that feature pickled  from the Sky Tickler SP Weather    Greek, Spanish and Italian Spoken
        Witches shows on Oct. 20 at 3 pm,  cabbage. Voelker Orth Museum,  Station, participants create a   (718) 592-7470        (718) 699-2499
        Oct. 21 at 12:30 pm, and Oct. 27 at  149-19 38th Ave., Flushing.  forest of tree ring drawings and
        3 pm. Watch James and the Giant  •   Sept. 30, 5 Boroughs Music  impressions with Heidi Neilson.
        Peach on Nov. 4 at 3 pm, Nov. 5  Festival 2023, 7:30 pm. Cecilia  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01
        at 3 pm, and Nov. 11 at 12:30 pm.  Duarte, Trio Chapultepec, and  Vernon Blvd., Long Island City.
        Matilda runs on Nov. 11 at 2:30  percussionist Jesús Pacheco play  •   Oct. 4, In the Name of the Son,
        pm, Nov. 12 at 12:30 pm, and Nov.  mid-20th century art songs from  7 pm. Screening and conversation
        17 at 3 pm. Museum of the Moving  across Latin America. Flushing  with creators of a new documen-
        Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria’s  Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.  tary on Mags Riordan, an Irish
        Kaufman Arts District.       •   Sept. 30, Sunnyside Field  woman who lost three children
        •   Sept. 29, Bembé Secreto, Sept.  Guide, 1 pm. An outdoor concert  in separate tragic circumstances.
        30. The group Standing on the  celebrating the birds of West-  She then set up a clinic in Malawi
        Corner performs twice as part  ern Queens. (Rain date: Satur-  that is now saving thousands of
        of the “Seven Prepared Pianos  day, Oct. 14.) Smiling Hogshead  lives every year. New York Irish
        for the Seven African Powers”  Ranch, 25-30 Skillman Ave., Long  Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long
        exhibition. The shows bridge the  Island City.             Island City.
        avant-garde musical ensemble’s  •      Sept.  30,  Community  Day,  •   Oct. 4, Ubuhle Women: Bead-
        interest in the urban modifications  noon. This three-hour, third-  work  and  the  Art  of  Indepen-
        of ancient devotional practices of  annual street fair includes piz-  dence, Jan. 11 (2024). An exhi-
        the Caribbean and Africa and pro-  za, games, prizes, giveaways,  bition of bead art developed by
        pose the destruction of Western  bargains, a free trolley, choco-  women living  and working in
        musical traditions. 7 pm on both  late, and a performance by The  rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Af-
        nights. MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson  Scooches. Vicinity of 71st Street  rica. Godwin-Ternbach Museum,
        Ave., Long Island City.      on Metropolitan Avenue, Forest  Queens College Campus, 65-30
        •   Sept. 29, Chuseok, 5:30 pm.  Hills.                    Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
        This Korean Thanksgiving fea-  •   Sept. 30, Canelo v. Charlo,  •   Oct. 5, Chia’s Dance Party, 5
        tures Ko-Art & Dance, a local  8 pm. Watch the boxing battle  pm. In Celebration of Hispanic
        group that specializes in tradi-  of undisputed champions Saul  Heritage Month, Chia’s Dance
        tional Korean music and dance.  “Canelo” Alvarez (four super  Party plays Colombian Jazz. Free
        Sunnyside Arch, vicinity of 46th  middleweight championships) and  Spanish-language house tours,
        Street and Queens Boulevard.  junior middleweight champion  too. Louis Armstrong  House
        •   Sept. 30, Garba Around the  Jermell Charlo. Resorts World  Museum, 34-56 107th St., Corona.
        Globe 2023, 5 pm. Queens-based  Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway  •   Oct. 5, Alejandro Brittes Quar-
        Vivarta Arts presents four hours  Blvd., South Jamaica.    tet, 7 pm. Accordionist, composer,
        of dance and lessons around the  •   Sept. 30, ShowheganPER-  researcher, and interpreter of
        Unisphere as part of a Hindu  FORMS, 1:30 pm. This five-hour  music from the Argentine Lit-
        celebration of Navratri, which  reception features site-specific  toral region, Alejandro Brittes,
        praises Goddess Durga and the  performance art by Skowhegan  jams with Brazilian musicians
        divine feminine powers. DJ Magic  alumni. It coincides with the  Charlise Bandeira (flute), André
        Mike and Indian street food. The  opening of The Socrates Annual  Ely (seven-stringed guitar), and
        Unisphere,  Flushing  Meadows  2023, which awarded six artists  Carlos de Césaro (contrabass).
        Corona Park.                 with funding, access to an outdoor  Queens Theatre, 14 United Na-
        •   Sept. 30, NYSCI Nights, Oct.  studio, and production support.  tions Ave. S., Flushing Meadows
        28. Free access to the Great Hall  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01  Corona Park.
        Terrace with seating to eat food  Vernon Blvd., Long Island City.  •   Oct. 5, NOTHINGBEING, Oct.
        from the Queens Night Market,  •   Sept. 30, Artmaking Work-  7. Dancers David Thomson, Anna
        games like inflatable SkiBall, and  shops, 2 pm. Denise Silva-Dennis  Martine Whitehead, and Takahiro
        access to the Chill Zone. Weekly  leads a Scallop Shell Necklace  Yamamoto use highly physical
        event on Saturdays, 6 pm to 10  Workshop. Jevijoe Vitug leads a  movement, communal medita-  Read Our Paper Online Visit our website:
        pm. New York Hall of Science,  3D painting-on-bowl workshop  tion, and the internal activation of
        47-01 111th St., Corona.     that centers on indigenous wis-  sensory memories to construct a   Follow the Links To Times Online
        •   Sept. 30, Oktoberfest Flushing  dom on supernatural vessels.  sustained and complex meditation
        Style, 5:30 pm. An evening of hos-  Queens Museum, NYC Building,  on subjectivity and erasure. The   ALSO Like us on facebook
        pitality and entertainment with  Flushing Meadows Corona Park.  Chocolate Factory Theater, 38-33
        home-cooked fare. An outdoor  •   Sept. 30, Tree Ring Readings &  24th St., Long Island City.
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