Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010


The story seeker

Illustrator and writer Zina Saunders portrays the New Yorkers who don’t typically make headlines. Comment.

The Play’s The Thing: Revisiting ghosts of theater past as curtain falls on ’00s

Another year, and a new decade begins. Remember all the fuss and bother when 1999 turned into 2000 — the bogeyman of the Y2K computer scare? And I just received an e-mail invitation to an “end of the world” party starting on Dec. 20, 2012, and ending the next day — something to do with the Mayans and more dire predictions of catastrophe. To celebrate these ominous dates — I could tell you how time and the calendar are really fictitious, but I’ll leave that up to my colleague Alex Berger — let me update you about some of my recent time travel. Comment.

Novelty: Spicy Sikh-run Indian eatery in Richmond Hill

Our favorite thing about living in Queens is the amazing bounty of cuisines available in the ethnic enclaves of our borough. A few years ago, Jackson Heights was considered the go-to nabe for Indian delights. Floral Park ran a distant second, probably because of its lesser access by public transportation. Comment.

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