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What Can You Do for Free This Weekend?

Immerse yourself in Russian culture, see a documentary or rock out to the blues!

 

Saturday, April 13

Russian Festival 2013: A Celebration of Russian Culture!
Make finger puppets of characters from the folk story “Riaba the Hen," with Yevgeniya Rozentsvit.(10:30 p.m.) Hear a violin duet by Olga Caceanova and Albert Barbeta.(1:00 p.m.) Enjoy music, song and dance performed by the Barynya Ensemble.(2:30 p.m.) Materials for finger puppets will be provided to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis.
10:30 a.m.
Flushing
41-17 Main Street
718-661-1200

 

Documentary @ Steinway: "If a Tree Falls-A Story of the Earth Liberation Front"
If a Tree Falls explores two of America's most pressing issues, environmentalism and terrorism, through the story of Daniel McGowan, a former member of the radical Earth Liberation Front, which the FBI calls America’s “number one domestic terrorism threat.” What turned this working-class kid from Queens into an eco-warrior? See the film and find out.

1 p.m.
Location: Steinway
21-45 31 Street
718-728-1965

 

Eddie Lee Isaacs and His Blues Guitar
Enjoy veteran blues singer/guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs and his groove--the sound of his famed blues guitar that rocks, swings, jumps and jives!
3 p.m.
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
718-454-7272

 

The Ladies of Tin Pan Alley featuring Paul Chamlin and Rochelle Breyer
Vocalist Rochelle Breyer and keyboardist Paul Chamlin highlight the music and lyrics of women who made major contributions to this incredibly fruitful period of songwriting, as well as some of their musical descendants. Hear favorite melodies by Kay Swift, Dana Suesse, Ann Ronell, Dorothy Field and many more.
3 p.m.
Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
718-784-3033

Sun, 2013-04-14 18:32