Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010


Fiercely fun

Astoria-based jazz saxophonist and composer Patrick Cornelius is releasing his second album, “Fierce,” which features dynamic interplay that he hopes reflects the “giddy unbridled joy” he feels while performing. Comment.

American music, global musicians

The Flushing Council On Culture And The Arts presented an international ensemble of jazz musicians at Flushing Town Hall Oct. 15. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010


Developed pictures

When Astoria artist Jason Mitcham created the video animation for the Avett Brothers’ song “Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise,” he spent six weeks this past year painting a picture, filming it, altering the drawing and then refilming it 2,600 times. Comment.

Play ‘Golden’ even as director subs for main role

Ernest Thompson’s “On Golden Pond” is a departure for Beari Productions. Beari usually presents musicals, or at least plays with music in them, and “On Golden Pond,” whose film version starred Katharine Hepburn and Jane and Henry Fonda, is a straight comedy-drama. Comment.

Hilarious ‘Light up the Sky’ skewers theater world

Moss Hart’s hilarious “Light Up the Sky,” presented by the Douglaston Community Theatre, is an examination of the folkways of stage actors and directors and the people who throw money at them, i.e., “very dubious people.” Comment.

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