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The 14th Street Y 2018 Annual Purim Gala

Thursday, March 1 from 6:00 PM to March 1, 2018
Cipriani, 25 Broadway

New York, NY – On Thursday, March 1, 2018 beginning at 6pm, the 14th Street Y will host its 2018 PURIM Gala. The 14th Street Y will honor founding Board Member and philanthropist Harvey Schulweis.

The 14th Street Y is a vibrant community center grounded in the belief that contemporary Jewish sensibilities can be a source of inspiration, connection, and learning for the individuals and families we serve throughout New York City’s East Village and beyond.

The Gala will be held at Cipriani, 25 Broadway, NYC, with Cocktails at 6pm and Dinner & Entertainment at 7pm. Festive attire and masks are encouraged. To learn more about the night’s events, get tickets, or to make a donation, please visit https://www.14streety.org/gala/.

Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. Celebrated with feasts, drink and revelry, it celebrates standing up for what you believe in and calls us to honor others through giving gifts and charity.

In keeping with the time-honored Purim tradition of masquerade, guests are invited to indulge in wearing Purim-inspired masks and accessories. Try on a bit of whimsy, drama or intrigue and be transformed instantly… go on, we dare you!

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Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar

Sunday, February 11 from 11:00 AM to February 11, 2018
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

For centuries, people in China have celebrated the Lunar New Year in temple fairs. Bring your family to enjoy live performances, traditional crafts, and fusion foods and celebrate the Year of the Dog. If you are interested to buy crafts like machine embroidery designs, visit bunnycup.com for more information. The 4th Annual Temple Bazaar is offered on two afternoons. Get your tickets before it’s too late! Saturday only – Gather at FTH at 8:30 am – Parade starts at Flushing Queens Library at 9:30 am.

DATE: SAT & SUN | FEB 10 & 11 | 11 AM | FESTIVAL

Tickets: $5/$3 Members (Teens 13-19 free with ID)

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Eric Alexander Quartet

Friday, February 23 from 8:00 PM to February 23, 2018
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Several jazz critics have claimed that listening to tenor saxman Eric Alexander unfettered and at length, is one of the greatest treats in jazz. This imposing improviser performs with his mentor, the veteran pianist Harold Mabern and is joined by John Webber on bass, and Joe Farnworth on drums.
“…a tenor saxophonist who can play at all tempos, in all registers, and never without swinging mightily.” – HOT HOUSE

DATE: FRI | FEB 23 | 8 PM | JAZZ

Tickets: $16/$10 Members & Students (Teens 13-19 free with ID)

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The Gruffalo Live on Stage BY TALL STORIES, U.K. Performance

Saturday, February 17 from 2:00 PM to February 18, 2018
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl, and the party-mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? Songs, laughs, and fun for children aged 3 and up. The performance with Chinese subtitles.

“An absolute delight.” – THE SCOTSMAN

DATE: SAT & SUN | FEB 17 & 18 | 2 PM | FAMILY PERFORMANCE (AGES 3+)

Tickets: $14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children

Members call Box Office (718)463-7700 ext 222) for 3:45 PM Workshop tickets. Workshop availability is limited.

Free for Teens 13-19 with ID.

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Campbell Brothers

Friday, February 9 from 7:00 PM to February 9, 2018
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Pedal steel guitarist Chuck Campbell and his lap steel-playing brother Darick Campbell are two of the finest in the gospel and steel guitar tradition. Rounding out the band, is a high-energy rhythm section featuring brother Phil Campbell on electric guitar and his son Carlton on drums. Katie Jackson’s classic, gutsy gospel vocals bring the ensemble to a level of energy that will introduce audiences to Sacred Steel -African-American gospel music.

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Shawn Choi

Saturday, January 20 from 1:00 PM to January 20, 2018
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Borja González tells us, with only a little bit of sand and his hands, the story of two people throughout their lives, from the dreams that start building up during their childhood, through the experiences of their adult life. This nonverbal story carries audiences to moments filled with emotions. This show is accompanied by beautiful live music.
DATE: SAT | JAN 20 | 2:15 PM | FAMILY PERFORMANCE (ALL AGES) INTERACTIVE ARTS WORKSHOP AT 1 PM

Tickets: $14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children (Click HERE for tickets to Workshop)

Members call Box Office (718)463-7700 ext 222) for Workshop tickets. Workshop availability is limited.

Free for Teens 13-19 with ID.

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Black String

Friday, January 26 from 8:00 PM to January 26, 2018
37-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY

Presenting new sounds from the ancient instruments of Korea, Black String creates a unique musical language drawing on Korean traditional music, jazz and free improvisation. Geomungo (Korean zither) virtuoso, Yoon-Jeong Heo joins forces with electric jazz guitarist Jean Oh, daegeum (bamboo flute) player, Aram Lee and janggu player Min Wang Hwang, creating dynamic, harmonic collisions of modes and rhythms at the intersection of East and West.
“bringing ancient and modern into creative fusion” – JAZZWISE

DATE: FRI | JAN 26 | 8 PM | WORLD MUSIC

Tickets: $16/$10 Members & Students (Free for teens 13-19 with ID)

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The Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Friday, December 8 at 8:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet features two members of one of America’s most accomplished musical families, Dan Brubeck on drums and Chris Brubeck on bass and trombone. Guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb complete this dynamic quartet. Although their music style is rooted in “straight-ahead” jazz, their concerts reveal an inherent ability to explore and play odd time signatures while naturally integrating the influences of funk, blues, and world music.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/4289c51539cae321af89f8e887c83164

Fairy Tale: World Music from Korea

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 PM
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, NY 11354

Featuring Korean traditional instruments such as daegeum (Korean bamboo flute), haegeum (Korean fiddle), and geomungo (Korean folk zither), with jeongga (Korean traditional vocals), piano, and percussion, Fairy Tale creates their music inspired by Korean traditional poems and songs. Fairly Tale delivers folk stories, healing messages, and sentimental feelings of Korean poems and jeongga. People who love listening to this music normally read this carrie underwood news.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/75357ba3da009afdb3bc6fa196941805

Fall for Kunqu

Saturday, November 18 at 1:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Fusing together poetry, music, and story in a mesmerizing live performance, Kunqu is a classic and elegant form of traditional Chinese theatre, included on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage. Carefully curated by Kunqu Society, the program showcases a colorful and entertaining selection of music, singing, and dramatic pieces from the Kunqu repertoire to celebrate the season of fall. Subtitles in English.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/828083d46bfc46c71d7bf922f6b71d0f

Astoria Big Band: Memories of Jazz in Queens

Friday, November 17 at 8:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Founded in 1986 by baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, the Astoria Big Band presents the music of Queens’ greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Jutta Hipp, Big Nick Nicholas, Sarah McLawler, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, and more. Fronting the band is a group of swing dancers, the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers, who bring zest, color, and movement to this already engaging performance.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/f532a4600686f2aafcefdab17f1a4595

Food Network Magazine Cooking School 2017

Saturday, November 11 at 8:30 AM
International Culinary Center

Every food lover’s dream is to go to Culinary School and now Food Network Magazine readers can do just that! Join Food Network Star Marcus Samuelsson, Food Network Magazine editors and International Culinary Center chef-instructors and learn how COOK LIKE A STAR at the second Food Network Magazine Cooking School. Cook, learn and have fun at this one-of-a-kind event!

Select the morning event with breakfast (8:30AM – 12:30PM) or the afternoon event with lunch (2PM – 6PM; NOTE – AFTERNOON SESSION is SOLD OUT). Every guest will receive an event gift bag, a Food Network Magazine branded apron and gifts from sponsors.

LOCATION
International Culinary Center
28 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10013

DATE AND TIME
Sat, November 11, 2017
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

$139

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-network-magazine-cooking-school-2017-tickets-36837612290