Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010


It’s chic to stay up late with Fashion’s Nite Out in Queens

Fashion’s Night Out, a worldwide one-night event intended to give a boost to the recession-slammed fashion industry, returns to Queens Friday as the city partners with designers and Vogue magazine to bring chic celebrations to department stores, malls and boutiques throughout the five boroughs. Comment.

Hellenic strings

Astoria-based guitarist Peter Douskalis is a solo musician nurturing a dream to inspire others through music. In between teaching guitar lessons at the New York City Guitar School and Queens Guitar School, Douskalis recently put out his second album, “The Dance of the Sea.” Comment.

The Play’s The Thing: Outrageous Fortune Co.’s players newly wandering

The Outrageous Fortune Company is now homeless. After 17 years and 50 plays at Queens Theatre in the Park, money and other issues have caused us to part company. Comment.

Dining Out: Vetro: Tasty Italian elegance with a view in Howard Beach

We know that Queens rules when it comes to diversity and quality in ethnic dining. We can take our tummies on a world tour any day of the week. However, when it comes to being cosseted in sumptuous surroundings while eating that terrific food, the options are undeniably less numerous. But if fine dining is what you’re looking for, we have just discovered Vetro, a nine-months-new restaurant in Howard Beach that really got our attention. Comment.

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