This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library with a Free Lincoln Center performance, a lively Chinese themed concert, a Mandarin lecture on Pan Tianshou with Esteemed Professor Lu Xin, and a World Cares Center emergency preparedness course. All events are free.






Lincoln Center Local Presents O Sole Trio

Queens Library at Forest Hills invites you to join O Sole Trio, a New York-based ensemble featuring soprano Erin Shields, baritone Giuseppe Spoletini and pianist and violinist David Shenton, in exploring the wide scope of Italian influence on music throughout the centuries. Blending popular opera arias with Neapolitan song and jazz standards, O Sole Trio captures the essence of Italy with its own special blend of exceptional talent and humor.

Sat, August 9th between 2:00-3:15pm and 4:00-5:15pm
Queens Library at Forest Hills
108-19 71st Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375


Concert of Chinese Music

Enjoy a performance of various Chinese operas and dances in honor of the 30th anniversary of The Tung Ching Chinese Center for the Arts. Auditorium, Lower Level.

Chinese: 越剧•昆剧•京剧•舞蹈,剧目包括越剧【三盖衣】【唐伯虎点秋香】【二堂放子】昆剧【挡马】京剧【挑滑车】舞蹈【孔雀舞】。节目由何潘树华统筹,洪小浩、陈新章、林平策划,指挥及音乐整理洪小浩、陈新章,翻译韦毅,司仪马千,张苗珍任导演及艺术总监。 時間:2014年8月9日,星期六下午一点 地點: 法拉盛图书馆剧场 本次演出由斯塔爾基金贊助

Sat, August 9th between 1:00-3:00pm
Queens Library at Flushing
41-17 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355


Master Pan Tianshou and His Work (in Chinese)

Come to Queens Library at Flushing and learn about Pan Tianshou, a master of modern Chinese painting. In this program in Mandarin Chinese, Professor Lu Xin of the China Academy of Fine Arts, an expert on the work of Pan Tianshou, a former director of the Pan Tianshou Memorial Art Gallery in Hangzhou and the author of several books on Pan Tianshou, will discuss the artist and his work.

Chinese: 潘天寿(1897—1971)浙江宁海 人,中国画巨匠,与吴昌硕、齐白石、黄宾虹并称为20世纪中国画四大家,国立浙江美术学院(现中国美术学院)老院长,曾任中国美术家协会副主席、西泠印社 副社长。一生著述丰富,有《中国绘画史》、《潘天寿美术文集》、《潘天寿谈艺录》、《顾恺之》等专著问世。 主讲人:卢炘 中国美术学院教授、中国书画名家馆联会秘书长,中国美协会员、浙江省美术评论会理事,原潘天寿纪念馆馆长;曾任文化部艺术发展中心评估委员。主攻近现代美 术研究和美术馆学研究,曾独立完成国家和省级研究课题多项,并主持策划过相关的大型学术活动。撰有《潘天寿传记》、《中国美术馆学概论》、《周昌谷传记》 等专著及论文近百篇。 Date & Time: August 9, 2014, 2-4:30 pm. 8月9日下午2點到四點半 Location: Flushing Library, Third Floor, IRC Conference room. 法拉盛圖書館三樓會議室

Sat, August 9th between 2:00-4:30pm
Queens Library at Flushing
41-17 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355


Emergency Preparedness

Take a World Cares Center course to learn critical decision-making skills that will prepare you to respond to a disaster or emergency impacting you, your family or your community.

Sat, August 9th between 3:00-4:00pm
Queens Library at Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Blvd, Cambria Heights, NY 11411

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