Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011


Delhi Heights: Indian cuisine that keeps getting better

I do not often get the opportunity to revisit restaurants once I have written about them. Sadly, many eateries with stellar beginnings, with time start a slow but seemingly irrevocable descent into mediocrity. Delhi Heights, a Jackson Heights Indian eatery, in contrast, I was delighted to discover, is on an upward trajectory since my last visit. Comment.

Queens’ Ultimate Band

For music lovers who enjoy Carnatic music, and for those who never heard of it, the refreshingly exotic sounds of Charanams’ ragas (musical modes) and rhythms is a unique experience that shouldn’t be missed. Performing an unusual blend of South Indian classical and jazz style, this spirited cross-genre group competed in March at the annual WQXR and WNYC Battle of the Boroughs for the coveted title, Best Band in Queens — and won. Comment.

‘Great Women of Jazz,’ then and now, in focus

One of TimesLedger’s own, freelance photographer Norm Harris, is commemorating women jazz players in an exhibition at the Freeport Recreation Center this August. Comment.

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