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Every month Flushing Town Hall hosts a jazz jam celebrating the legacy
of Louis Armstrong, hosted by Flushing Council on Culture and the
Arts, a local nonprofit. The night will consist of live music, fun for both
musicians and audience. All ages welcome. Flushing Town Hall’s Jazz
Jam is a fun way to utilize your talents or celebrate others’. The band
will be led by Carol Sudhalter. She begins each session with music by
Louis Armstrong. Bring all instruments and your best singing voice!
When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m.
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Cost: $10 for adults, free for members, students, teens and musicians
Free fiction writing class: New York as a Character, a creating writing
workshop, is being held at Queens Library by notable author
Radha Vatsal. This workshop is open to both those experienced and
new to writing. The free class will use New York City as an example
of a place that can double as a character. It is taught by the best in
Queens, Radha Vatsal, author of “A Front Page Affair” and is organized
by Newtown Literary Alliance in partnership with Queens Library in
When: Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Queens Library, 35-81 81st St., Jackson Heights
Antzoulis. This free event has a
comic book writing workshop for
kids organized by Newtown Literary
Alliance, an organization that promotes
writing in Queens. Antzoulis
will walk students through the construction
of a comic book, in particular
the script. Children will created
their own characters and learn
how to tell visual stories through
script writing. Antzoulis is a poet and
comic book writer who has work
in notable publications such as Yes
Poetry, Newtown Literary, Lune Luna
and FLAPPERHOUSE. Kids ages 8-12
When: Saturday, Feb. 2, from 1 to
Where: Queens Library at Briarwood,
85-12 Main St., Briarwood
11 On Saturday, New York
City’s Urban Park Rangers
will show visitors the best wildlife
viewing spots in Queens. This
is hosted by Urban Park Rangers,
who seek to educate the public on
wildlife. In particular, rangers will
discuss animal adaptations which
are characteristics that allow animals
and plants to thrive in different
environments. The event will be
held outside, so dress accordingly.
When: Saturday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Kissena Park, Kissena
Boulevard and Booth Memorial
Avenue, Fresh Meadows
SUNDAY, FEB. 3
12 Indigo Blues: Indigo Dye
Workshop is being held
at Queens Botanical Garden. This
event allows participants to learn how
to create an indigo vat. An indigo vat
creates a water-insoluble dye that can
be used to change the color of fabrics.
Each participant will get to use their
newfound vat skills to try shibori techniques
on one silk scarf and a pocket
square. They will be provided and can
be taken home. QBG recommends
spending the entire day at the garden.
Currently, there are also winter
family programs and a garden exhibition
called “Organic Emergence.”
Recommended for ages 16+.
When: Sunday, Feb. 3, from 2 to 4
Where: Queens Botanical Garden,
43-50 Main St., Flushing
Cost: $25 - $30
13 Flushing Town Hall is hosting
a flour dough sculpture
making class by master
flough dough artist Xun Fe. Fe will
use Chinese flour to create his doughy
masterpieces. He will teach the class
on the history of the art form and will
attempt to sculpt a child’s face as well.
His technique will teach participants
to create flowers and animal figures.
This class welcomes children ages 7+.
There will be a 1 p.m. and a 3 p.m.
When: Sunday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m. and
Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for members/
MONDAY, FEB. 4
14 The Nikon Small World
is showcasing their
award-winning images from their
annual competition. This competition
recognizes skill for photographing
under a microscope. In its 44th
year, this shows both the winner’s scientific
technique and artistic skill. This
is a worldwide competition judged
by Adam Dunnakey from CNN, Jacob
Templin from Quartz, Dr. Joseph Fetch
from Cornell and Dr. Tristan Ursell
from the University of Oregon. This
year The New York Hall of Science
recognized the top three winners
as Saulius Gugis, Rogelio Moreno
and Emirati photographer Yousef Al
Habshi. These three talented artists
were chosen out of a pool of 2,500
entries and spread throughout 89
When: Monday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Where: New York Hall of Science,
47-01 111th St., Corona
Cost: $16 per adult, $13 per student
15 SculptureCenter in Long
Island City is holding an
exhibition, “In Practice: Other
Objects.” SculptureCenter is highly
praised for their support of artistic
innovation. “In Practice: Other
Objects” showcases the works of
Natalie Ball, Takming Chuang,
Niloufar Emamifar, LaMont Hamilton,
Ariel René Jackson, Katherine Simóne
Reynolds, Aliza Shvarts, Rosa Sijben
and David Bernstein, Sara Stern,
Kenneth Tam and Kiyan Williams.
There are personal belongings, material
evidence and revisionist fantasies
in this revolutionary exhibit. Come
explore the relationship between
objecthood and personhood with
these eleven artists.
When: Monday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Sculpture Center, 44–19
Purves St., Long Island City
Cost: $10 suggested donation, $5 for
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6
18 Learn about the costume
design for “The Ballad of
Buster Scruggs,” a six-part western
anthology movie about the
American west by Ethan Coen and
Joel Coen. It is their most recent
movie released on Netflix. The film
has been praised by notable publications
such as The New York Times
and The Washington Post. Learn what
went on behind the costume design
in this illustrious western film at the
Museum of the Moving Image until
the end of May.
When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Where: Museum of Moving Image
Address, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
Cost: $15 adults, $11 senior citizens,
$11 students with valid ID, $9 youth