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Cultural Arts Programs

Jun
28
6:00PM

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8:00PM

A Celebration of Gay Pride Month: Screening of "The Danish Girl"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Danish artist Einar Wegener (played by Eddie Redmayne) challenges science and society to become the woman trapped inside of him, Lili Elbe. Winner of multiple international and national awards including an Oscar, "The Danish Girl" is based on the first sex confirmation surgery in recorded history [1930].

[Parental discretion advised: adult subject matter and brief nudity]


Jul
2
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Chinese Author Talk Series X-Meet Poet Wang Yu

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This collection of prose is like a mirror that reflects multiple aspects of Wang Yu's true character----direct, humorous, kind, reflective and considerate. Participants will be able to ask questions and purchase autographed copies.


Jul
10
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Poems of Light: A Photography Workshop

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Come and learn lighting concepts for digital photography and how to use this increasing the expression of your photographs.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
22
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Ebru Art Classes with Mustafa Yasar (In Turkish and English)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the Turkish art of ebru. Paper marbling (ebru) is the art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transferring this pattern to paper. Individual sessions every Saturday, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/25 @ 2:30 p.m. Participants must register for each session starting two weeks ahead of the program date either in person at Sunnyside or by calling 718-784-3033. Limited to the first 10 applicants per session.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
25
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Korean Calligraphy Workshop explores the visual art of the Korean tradition of artistic writing in Hanguel, Korean alphabet.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The Beauty of Korean Tea Culture & Tasting

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Join us for the Korean Tea Ceremony in the summer. Learn the art and culture of Korean Tea Ceremony. Everyone is welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Ebru Art Class for Children with Mustafa Yasar (In Turkish and English)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the Turkish art of Ebru. Marbling (ebru) is the art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transferring this pattern to paper. Participants must register in person starting two weeks ahead of the program date. Open to children 5-14 years of age. Limited to the first 20 applicants. In Turkish and English.


Jul
29
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Korean Drum Workshop

Location: Woodside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Explore of the world of traditional Korean Drumming! The drum workshop is to allow children and families to experience and explore new types of drum, rhythms, and beats.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Welcome to Cultural Arts Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of the diverse ethnic groups in Queens Communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry, storytelling and crafts. Most cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.

 

For further information, please contact:

Fred J. Gitner
Assistant Director of New Americans Program and International Relations
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

Tel: (718) 990-0892
Fax: (718) 990-8626
E-mail: fred.j.gitner@queenslibrary.org