October, 2015

Jamaica Estates

Ballet dancer takes on cancer

An aspiring ballet dancer’s local fund-raising efforts for a cause she believes in have brought smiles and donations from folks across Queens and beyond. Comments (1).

September, 2015


Zuerner brings dance to Evergreens Cemetery

Is there a place for art in a space traditionally reserved for mourning? For Anne Zuerner, a 29-year-old choreographer who will stage a series of dances inside the Evergreens Cemetery in Glendale this fall, the answer is a respectful, but adamant yes. Comment.

August, 2015

Long Island City

Socrates Sculpture Park rolls out the dance floor

Images of lithe dancers leaping or strutting swan-like by the water’s edge – juxtaposed against a blue painted sky, with views of the Manhattan skyline in the distance — may appear better suited for a picture frame, but they actually exist. And you can watch these scenes play out during Dance at Socrates 2015 for the next three weeks. Comment.

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Floral Park

Native tribes hold 37th annual Powwow

The 37th annual Native American Thunderbird Pow Wow was performed at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park last weekend. Thousands of visitors were on hand as Native American culture and history were demonstrated through the traditional dance competition. Comments (2).

July, 2015


Thalia offers tango classes

It’s Latino Heritage month all year round at the Thalia Spanish Theater in Sunnyside, and for the rest of the summer, there will be tango classes offered for those who like to move their feet. Comment.

May, 2015


Dance floor heats up with flamenco in Sunnyside

Flamenco has come to Queens. Comment.

March, 2015


Robert Mann Dance Centre celebrates 50 years in Bayside

The Robert Mann Dance Centre, a staple in the Bayside community, is celebrating its 50 year anniversary this Spring. Comments (1).
Long Island City

Valerie Green saves the last dance for herself

Like a lot of little girls, when Valerie Green was 3 years old her parents enrolled her in ballet class. Comment.
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