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A blast from the past!
Queens Council on the Arts celebrates the borough’s
dynamic arts and cultures with ‘80s themed gala
PHOTOS BY DEAN MOSES
Queens Council on the Arts’ 2020 gala
represented a retro trip back to the 1980s
in celebration of the borough’s dynamic
arts and cultures with music, dancing and
Guests showed up to the Feb. 6 event,
hosted at Knockdown Center in Maspeth,
wearing ‘80s attire. Th ey also had the
chance to join a breakdancing crew and
play retro arcade games.
Among the honorees were Eric Benaim
(CEO and founder of Modern Spaces),
Robert Gibralter (resident artist, Maspeth
welding), Emma Price (president, Edison
Price Lighting), Ebony Young (VP of
corporate social responsibility at TF
Cornerstone) and Marianne Vitale
(Jeanne Dale Katz Queens Artist Award).