FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com FEBRUARY 28, 2013 • BUZZ • THE QUEENS COURIER 61 sbuzz TUESDAY MARCH, 5 THRU SUNDAY MARCH, 10 The Third Annual Queens World Film Festival will take place in several venues in Queens. International short fi lms from Italy, Belgium, Australia, Croatia and Queens itself will be shown throughout the six days. For a full list of fi lms and locations visit queensworldfi lmfestival.com. For more info call 917-562-9648 or email dcato@queensworldfi lmfestival.com THURSDAY, MARCH 7 From 6-9 p.m., the 19th Annual Business Persons of the Year Awards will be held at Terrace on the Park, located at 52-11 111th Street in Corona. The Queens Chamber of Commerce will recognize the best and brightest individuals in Queens in the fi eld of business. Cost of admission is $125 per person. For more information, call 718-592-5000. SATURDAY, MARCH 9 Starting at 8 p.m., an open-mic night entitled SKY’S THE LIMIT at Sunnyside Reformed Church, located at 48-03 Skillman Avenue. Artists of all kind can display their works during the night. Cost of admission is $2. For more information call 718-426-5997. SUNDAY, MARCH 10 THRU MONDAY MARCH 11 The Central Queens Y, located at 67-09 108th Street in Forest Hills, will hold the fi fth annual Reel-Abilities Film Festival. The morning of March 10 will kick-off with Reel Encounters, a morning of award-winning international short documentaries about people with autism, Down syndrome, and Tourette syndrome. At 1 p.m. on March 11, a special Reelabilities event will be held. Singer Anita Hollander, who lost one leg to cancer, will perform at an event entitled Still Standing. Hollander has performed at the White House, Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. For more information call 718-268- 5011 or visit cqy.org. THRU MARCH 10 Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-25 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, will display traditional New Year prints in celebration of the Lunar New Year. The pieces are on loan from the Taipei Cultural Center and shows off winning works from Taiwan’s New Year ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on stage SUNDAY, MARCH 10, Starting at 2:15 p.m., David Gonzalez will tell his take on the classic fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Gonzalez’s spin on the tale draws inspiration from Dr. Seuss and Bach Goldberg, including live music from pianist Daniel Kelly. Projected images will also be shown around the room to create a fantasy world. Tickets are $6-$12. For more information call 718-463-7700 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org. Prints contest. Created from a variety of mediums including silk screen, woodblocks and digital printing, the art work represents the aspects of everyday lives of ordinary people. Suggested admission is $5. For more information, call 718-463-7700 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org The Rockaway Theatre Company, in partnership with Our Lady of Grace Church, presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on March 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m. There will be a matinee showing on March 3 and 10 at 3 p.m. Performances will be held at Ave Maria Catholic Academy, 158- 02 101st Street, Howard Beach, NY 11414. Admission is $25 for adults and $17 for seniors and adults. MONDAY, MARCH 18 Starting at 10:30 a.m., the Paper Bag players will perform a set of short plays at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, located at 222-05 56th Avenue in Bayside. In a show put on for kids, the story and musical numbers explore the Old West and The Life of a Bowling Pin and in the rousing fi nale set at a Country Fair two neighbors who can’t get along become the best of friends with the audiences help. Tickets are $8 for all seats. For reservations call 212-353-2332 or visit visitqpac.org for more info. SATURDAY, MARCH 23 Starting at 8 p.m., listen to the Astoria Symphony Orchestra at the Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 31-18 37th Street in Astoria. Vincent Perscihetti will compose a piece entitled Flower Songs and Morton Lauridsen will compose a piece entitled Chansons des Roses. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. For more info call 917-460-4289. ONGOING THRU MONDAY, MARCH 25 Starting at 10 a.m., SculptureCenter, located at 44-19 Purves Street, Long EDITOR’S PICK Island City, will be presenting Berlinbased artist Nairy Baghramian’s fi rst exhibition in the US, “Retainer.” Her works examine political and social systems of power and encompass questions of context, production and reception within contemporary art. For more information, call 718-361- 1750 or visit sculpture-center.org. THURSDAY, APRIL 4 From 6-8 p.m., the Queens Botanical Garden, located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, will open the registration for the “Grow More Vegetables” program. The program is a free course in gardening, teaching participants how to safely and effectively grow organic vegetables right in their own backyard. Six classes will be held on Thursdays, April 4-May 9, 6-8 pm. For more information, call 718-886-3800 or visit queensbotanical.org. TO HAVE YOUR EVENT APPEAR HERE POST IT @ queenscourier.com MARATHON LITTLE THEATRE GROUP PRESENTS BOOK BY: GEORGE ABBOTT AND RICHARD BISSELL MUSIC & LYRICS: RICHARD ADLER AND JERRY ROSS Saturday, March 2, 9, & 16, 2013 at 8:30 PM Sunday, March 3, 10, & 17, 2013 at 3:00 PM Donation: $18.00 Adults • $16.00 for Seniors and Children under 13 Marathon Little Theatre Group • 245-37 60th Ave, Douglaston, NY 11362 For more information - Call 718 229-4644 or Marathon Jewish Center at 718 428-1580 www.marathontheatergroup.com • email: firstname.lastname@example.org theAtre BY the BAY Presents The Wizard Of Oz muNY Version By L. FRANK BAUM • Adapted by FRANK GABRIELSON with music & lyrics of the mgm motion Pictures Score by HAROLD ARLEN and E.Y. HARBURG Background Music by HERBERT STOTHART Saturdays at 8:30pm: March 2, 9, 16, 2013 Sundays at 3pm: March 3, 10, 17, 2013 TICKETS: $20 Adults, $18 Seniors (62 & over), $18 Children (12 & under) BAY TERRACE JEWISH CENTER 13-00 209th Street, Bayside, NY 11360 For more information or to order tickets call 718-428-6363 or visit our website: www.theatrebythebayny.com PreSeNted BY SPeCiAl ArrANgemeNt with tAmS-witmArk muSiC liBrArY, iNC.
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