Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010


Sweet bird of youth

One is so tempted to say that Joshua Conkel’s “MilkMilkLemonade,” the latest production by Astoria Performing Arts Center, is the story of a boy and his pet chicken. Of course, it’s much more than that. Comment.

The Play’s The Thing: Trip to Rockaways uncovers undersung gem of a theater

On this Veterans Day, some non-theater thoughts: Don’t let this day pass as just another holiday “more honored in the breach than the observance,” but take it very seriously. Lip service to “support our troops” and displaying the flag is not enough — we have two wars going on, not that we hear much about them — and where are they taking us, and for what? And as you reflect on the past election, wonder if we really get what we deserve, and where the leaders are to set us straight. Comment.

Dining Out: Jong Ga: Satisfying Korean barbecue spot in Flushing

We set out to try real home-style Korean food at Jong Ga BBQ Restaurant on Northern Boulevard in Flushing. We were fortunate to have Rene Gloger in our party, a young woman who recently spent a year teaching English in Seoul. Her command of Korean, and knowledge of the cuisine paid off immediately. Comment.

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