Posted in Events | February 11, 2020
We asked QPL Hip Hop Coordinator Ralph McDaniels to talk about Ben Horowitz’s new book What You Do Is Who You Are and his upcoming author event with Horowitz on Thursday, February 13 at Central Library. Ben Horowitz’s new book What You Do Is Who You Are asks the question: What…
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Posted in Music | September 6, 2019
Queens Public Library is devoted to recognizing, documenting, and celebrating the history of hip hop culture, and we’re bringing a new six-month exhibit to Central Library this fall that honors three hip hop pioneers. A Cypher in Queens features nine-foot-tall “audio sculptures…
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Posted in Events | June 28, 2016
Next up in Battle of the Bands Spotlights, we’ve got Noise on 93rd. Getting their start in a basement located in Queens Village, Noise on 93rd have honed a unique sound, taking inspiration from the very best of boundary-pushing '90s alternative rock, the melodies of indie pop,…
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Posted in Events | June 22, 2016
If you haven’t already met them, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Battle of the Bands contestants. Chiv Culture, the Roslyn School of Rock House Band, and Psychonaut Underground will be bringing down the house on July 14 at Colden Auditorium, so now’s your chance to…
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Posted in Events | June 20, 2016
Today, we’re introducing our third Battle of the Bands contestants: Psychonaut Underground. Psychonaut Underground first hit the music scene in 2013, when cousins Jeffery Carino and Janssen “Fish” Gonzalez came together to commemorate Jeffery’s brother Paul. A major music…
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