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Cultural Arts Programs

Aug
24
1:30PM

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4:00PM

Chinese Author Talk Series #44: Sharon Chang

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sharon Chang, member of the New York Chinese Women Writers Association, will introduce her two books, “Rains from the Castle Gate” and “ Encounter: Love Songs from Tsangyang Gyatso.”


Aug
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Classical Vocal Music Concert with Jennifer Zamorano & Friends

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Take a fabulous international musical journey of great classical vocal music. Program includes Qui la voce from I Puritani by Bellini, Marfa's aria from Tzar's Bride by Rimsky-Korsakov,
duets from Don Giovanni by Mozart, La Traviata by Verdi, Malagueña by Lecuona and Gonzalo Roig’s Salida de Cecila Valdes.


Sep
3
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Elementary Korean III

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

This course is designed for those who have taken Elementary Korean I & II, or have some knowledge of Korean. Basic communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar will be covered in this ten week program.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Sep
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Elementary Korean III

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This course is designed for those who have taken Elementary Korean I & II, or have some knowledge of Korean. Basic communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar will be covered in this ten week program.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
11
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Elementary Korean III

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

This course is designed for those who have taken Elementary Korean I & II, or have some knowledge of Korean. Basic communication skills, vocabulary, and grammar will be covered in this ten-week program. Register partially online and partially in person at the 1st class.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Learn Latin Dances with Urzua Queens Center of Performing Arts

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning to dance traditional Hispanic dances with the team of Urzua Queens Center of Performing Arts.
Monday Sept. 23rd 6 – 7pm - Flamenco Instruction;
Monday Sept. 30th 6 – 7pm - Tango Instruction;
Monday Oct. 7th 6 – 7pm - Bachata Instruction;
Monday Oct. 21st 6 – 7pm - Salsa Instruction.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Learn How to Make Root Vegetables with Codfish

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Root vegetables with cod fish is a traditional Puerto Rican dish that is usually served during spring and summer, especially during Easter. It serves as both appetizer and main course. The cod is the star ingredient which is accompanied with a mixture of oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. It is a light dish, easy to prepare, and has the advantage that it can be prepared the previous day.


Oct
12
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Gypsy Latin Soul Meets Pop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come experience Edwin Vazquez's heartfelt vibe of Gypsy Latin soul mixed with bossa flamenco rhythms sung with strong silky vocals accompanied by violin, trumpet, and dance!


Oct
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Celebrate Italian Cultural Heritage Month with the vibrant music of Sicily & Southern Italy

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Italian Cultural Heritage Month with the vibrant music of Sicily & Southern Italy. Join Michela Musolino & Rosa Tatuata for an afternoon concert of folk and roots music from Sicily and Southern Italy: songs to make your heart sing and your feet dance!


Oct
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Recyclable Halloween

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Participants will have a small introduction to the Halloween holiday's meaning and how to recycle regular items in the house. We will create candle holders with recyclable items. All materials will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Supplies are limited.


Welcome to Cultural Arts Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of the diverse ethnic groups in Queens Communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry, storytelling and crafts. Most cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.

 

For further information, please contact:

Fred J. Gitner
Assistant Director of New Americans Program and International Relations
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

Tel: (718) 990-0892
Fax: (718) 990-8626
E-mail: fred.j.gitner@queenslibrary.org