Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


Dancers converge on LIC for fourth Blooms festival

The upcoming Green Space Blooms festival, now in its fourth year, is currently the only modern dance festival held in Queens. “That is something special right there. It’s for the community at large,” said Valerie Green, artistic director of Dance Entropy, the company that produces the festival each year. The festival will be running weekends April 9-18 in Long Island City. Comment.

Rite of passage

Even if given the chance, Nicholas Coppolo wouldn’t trade places with the aggressive Emilio, Prince of Cumai, the character he is portraying in New York City Opera’s current production of Handel’s “Partenope.” Comment.

The Play’s The Thing: The Hellman Poll finds high demand for Queens theater

What do the American people want? If you listen to our political leaders and our media pundits talking about health care or any other controversial issue, they’re absolutely sure about what we want and what we don’t want. And how do they know? The polls tell them so! Never mind who’s taking the poll, how a question is worded or who gets asked – our leaders claim to know exactly what the American people want. All I know is that nobody has asked me. Comment.

Jazz concerts at York, Queens colleges wow audiences

Friday night was not only Good Friday in the traditional holiday sense, but serendipitously materialized as a truly great Friday in Queens for jazz fans and aficionados alike. Comment.

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