62 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • APRIL 18, 2013 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com happenings >APR 18-24 COMPILED BY ANTHONY O’REILLY s THRU APRIL 20 Rachel Kohn’s solo exhibition “Harmonious Decay” will be shown at Crossing Art, located at 136-17 39th Avenue in Flushing. The show will be the fi rst solo exhibition for the Kohn, chronicling her new abstract series “Landscapes” from 2011-13. Each of Kohn’s canvases encompass earthy tones, biomorphic shapes and varying textures juxtaposed against one another to fi ll the negative and positive spaces. For additional info, contact Vivian Sheng at 212-359- 4333 or email her at email@example.com. SATURDAY, APRIL 20 Starting at 3:30 p.m., listen to a tribute to singer Carmen McRae at the Langston Hughes Library, located at 100-01 Northern Boulevard in Corona. McRae was a dynamic singer and pianist who recorded more than 60 albums and performed in the United States, Europe and Japan. For more information, call 718-651-1100. THRU APRIL 21 The Children’s Carnival will take place at the Queens County Farm Museum, located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in Floral Park. Enjoy the farm’s apple orchard, rides, carnival games, food vendors and hayrides. Cost of admission is $11 and allows access to all rides. For more information, visit queensfarm. org or call 718-347-3276. SUNDAY, APRIL 21 Starting at 3 p.m., view the fi lm “Kaleb” at the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica. Haitian-American director Kervan Barthelemy, in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange, discusses his fi lm about a young man accused of rape and the frictions in his strict Haitian family. There will be time for questions and answers (in English) after the fi lm. For more information, contact 718-990-0778. Starting at 11 a.m., the dedication ceremony for the Willow Lake Trail will take place at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, at the Albert H. Mauro playground, located at Park Drive East and 73rd Terrace. The trail will be renamed the Pat Dolan Trail. A nature walk through the newly-named trail will take place after the ceremony. For any additional information, call 718- 544-7436. Starting at 1 p.m., celebrate Earth Day at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-25 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Develop your green thumb, learn about bee-keeping, visit with the Baymen of Long Island, make jewelry and art out of recycled materials and much more. For more information, call 718-463- 7700 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org. TUESDAY, APRIL 23 Starting at 4 p.m., take part in “Newspaper Blackout” at the Hollis Library, located at 202-05 Hillside Avenue. Inspired by poet Austin Kleon’s book Newspaper Blackout and his website austinkleon. com. Bring a black marker and a newspaper. For more information, call 718-465-7355. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 Starting at 12:15 p.m., the Queens College Orchestra will put on a special performance at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts’ Goldstein Theatre, located at 65-30 Kissena Boulevard. Led by Maestro Maurice Cultures of Korea and Greece EDITOR’S PICK FRIDAY APRIL 19, Starting at 7 p.m., the cultures of Korea and Greece will meet at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137- 35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. The VonKu Pak Drum & Dance Troupe perform Korean music & dance dressed in traditional regalia followed by Yianni Papastefanou and his ensemble in an evening of traditional music & dance from the Greek Isles. Cost of admission is $10 - $15. For more information, call 718-463-7700 or visit fl ushingtownhall.org. Peress, the orchestra is primarily a training orchestra that explores the sounds of Bach to Takemitsu. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted. For more info call 718-793-8080 or visit kupferbergcenter.org. THRU APRIL 25 The “Rough Draft” Theater Festival will take place at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, located at 31-10 Thomson Avenue in Long Island City. All performances are free and followed by Q&A. For more info or to make reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit laguardia. edu/LPAC/Rough-Draft-Fest for a full list of events. THURSDAY, APRIL 25 and APRIL 26 Starting at 11 a.m., the Daycare Theatre Series will perform “Hunt for the Easter Bunny” at the Black Spectrum Theatre, located at 177 Street & Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica. Tickets are $6 for children and $10 for adults. For more information, call 718-723-1800 or visit blackspectrum.com SATURDAY, APRIL 27 Starting at 2 p.m., learn about the life of famed author Ray Bradbury at the Flushing Library, located at 41-17 Main Street. Sam Weller, an associate professor at Columbia College in Chicago, was Ray Bradbury’s chosen biographer. Weller is the author of The Bradbury Chronicles: The Life of Ray Bradbury and other books about the famed writer. Learn about Bradbury’s contributions to popular culture and how he created Fahrenheit 451. For more information, visit 718-661-1212. Starting at noon, come participate in the Queens Jazz OverGround Spring Jazz Fest at Flushing Town Hall, located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Performances by Queens-based musicians and students, plus free workshops and clinics for jazz fans of all ages. The day is a collective of Queens-based musicians that stimulates a wider awareness of Queens as an important destination for live jazz, cultivates a diverse local audience, and enriches the cultural life of the borough. For more information, call 718-463-7700 or for a full list of events visit fl ushingtownhall.org Starting at 2 p.m., come see Dora the Explorer live at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, located at 222-05 56th Avenue in Bayside. The performers of Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. bring the popular cartoon character and her friends to life. All seats are $12. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 516-599-6870 or visit plazatheatrical. com. ATTENTION: WANT A LISTING ON THIS PAGE? Go to the “Events Calendar” section of our web site, www.queenscourier.com/events-page, and click on “Submit your event” to let us know about your happening. We select from reader submissions to list on our happenings page.
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