62 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • DECEMBER 10, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.www.qns.com >D EC1 0-1 7 happenings EDITOR’S THURSDAY, DEC. 10 The Panorama of My Silence-Heart Café and the United Nations SRC Society of Writers invite all to enjoy a day of poetry and song in honor of Human Rights Day. This celebration will feature poets Amira El-Zein, Rachel Jamison Webster and Ranjana K. Ghose, with introductions by Bhikshuni Weisbrot and Elizabeth Lara and music by Premik Russell Tubbs and friends. 7:30 to 9 p.m. There will also be a Lebanese dinner served at 6:30 p.m. There will be a book signing following the program. 84-73 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica. Free. For more information, call 718- 206-4960 or visit www.panoramacafe. org. Join Queens Memory, the Friends of the Douglaston/ Little Neck Community Library, and the Douglaston and Little Neck Historical Society for a community history event! Bring in your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and have them scanned for free onto a thumb drive that you can take home. Expect to learn something new about your neighborhood! 4 to 8 p.m. Free. Douglaston/Little Neck Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck. For more information, call 718-225- 8414 or visit www.queenslibrary. org. FRIDAY, DEC. 11 Queens Council on the Arts presents “Getting Stuck & Sticking with It.” Musicians Eleanor Dubinsky and Frank Ponzio will host this workshop, which addresses the challenges that artists face during the creative process. The workshop will investigate and explore how artists can meet these challenges and move through them. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free for QCA members, PICK Rego Park Jewish Center will be presenting “A Yiddish Catskills Chanukah,” a concert starring Shane Baker, Miryem Khaye Seigel and Steve Sterner. It’s sure to be an exciting time, with songs and funny sketches as well as the lighting of the eighth Hanukkah candle. Latkes with applesauce will served. 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13. Tickets in advance are $10, tickets at the door are $12. 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park. For more information, call 718-459-1000. $10 for non-members. 37-11 35th Ave., Astoria; entrance on 37th Avenue. For more information, visit www. queenscouncilarts.org/. Celebrate holiday cheer with your friends and neighbors from the Hollis Hills Civic Association as they hold their fi rst tree lighting from 6 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Union Turnpike and 220th Street. The civic group will also mark the eighth and fi nal night of Hanukkah on Sunday night, at 4:30 p.m. on December 13, by lighting its public menorah at the intersection. For more information, visit http://www.hollishillscivic. org/. All the way from Korea, Dongrak Performing Arts Group will present master players called “Kkun.” These skilled entertainers will entertain audiences with fast, rhythmic hwimori, buna (spinning dishes), a drum dance and ritual music. 8 p.m. Free with online RSVP. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. For more information and to RSVP, visit www.koreanculture. org/. The Museum of the Moving Image will be screening “The Breaking Point,” an adaptation of Hemingway’s “To Have and Have Not.” This fi lm, directed by Michael Curtiz, is an uncommonly honest portrait of a “tough guy” under pressure. It will be introduced by guest curator Imogen Sara Smith, and it’s part of the museum’s “Lonely Places: Film Noir and the American Landscape” series. This will be the fi lm’s New York premiere. Tickets are $12, $9 for students and seniors, or free for members at the Film Lover level and above. 7 p.m. Visit http://www. movingimage.us/ for more information. The Chabad Association for Georgian Jews will be hosting its Shabbat Chanukah Family Dinner on Friday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. Call 718- 997-1116 for more information. 66-40 Saunders St., Rego Park. SATURDAY, DEC. 12 The Museum of the Moving Image will be screening “Last Conversations (Ultimas Conversas),” directed by Eduardo Coutinho, as part of its “O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema” series. “Last Conversations” is a portrait of teenage life comprised of conversations with young carioca students about their dreams, troubles and desires. This will be the fi lm’s New York premiere. Tickets are $12, $9 for stu- ATTENTION: Want your event on this page? Post it on QNS.com! It’s never been easier to submit a Happening. Become a registered member at www.qns.com, visit the Events page, click the “Add Event” bar at left, complete the form and click “Post Event.” You can even post a photo or a fl ier for your event. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete, and it’s absolutely FREE! We’ll select entries on our QNS.com Events site for our Happenings page in the Queens Courier and Ridgewood Times. Let all of Queens know what’s going on tomorrow by posting it on QNS.com today!
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