25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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Liane Moriarty, David Rosenvelt and Iris Johansen are among July’s hot picks at Queens Library
Photos Courtesy of Queens Library

Summer is heating up as we get deeper into the season. The sun is shining, and as the temperature rises we find ourselves spending more time outside. What better way is there to unwind outside after a long, hot summer day than to lay out in the sun with a good book? Or perhaps you would […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
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Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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10 things to love about Queens Library
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Sure, you can come to the library to check out a book or movie, do some research, and jump on a computer. But Queens Library has plenty of other hidden secrets you might not know about. And the best part? All of our programs are free. 1. eBooks, audiobooks, music and digital magazines A few […]

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Long Island City waterfront parks will host concerts, dance classes, exotic animal shows and more
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Long Island City is celebrating the summer with more than a dozen music and dance performances and classes, an arts and crafts session, exotic animal shows and more. Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunters Point South Park will be more than just waterfront parks with a nice view, as several neighborhood organizations have curated 18 events […]

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