Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Astoria

Astoria’s Mar’s offers out-of-this-world cuisine

Aaaaarrrr. No, it’s not the punch line of a pirate joke, but the letter that must be found in the name of a month in which it’s safe to eat oysters. While that bit of folk wisdom is not necessarily true, it’s as good a reason as any to hit an oyster bar in September (or October or November, and so on). Mar’s, a newish Astoria watering hole offering mollusks and crustaceans, was our target. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

Long Island City

Japanese comic storytelling bows in LIC

Tall and blond, Katsura Sunshine looks like he should be relating Nordic tales rather than funny Japanese stories. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Astoria

Astoria turns into one big performance

For the next couple of weeks, the public can take a break from all their worries and ride the N or 7 trains to the 2nd Annual Astoria Arts Festival. Comment.

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