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Cultural Arts Programs

Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. Also this class covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of 4 aspects of language; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is NOT required.

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

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Mar
2
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. Also this class covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of 4 aspects of language; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is NOT required.

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

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Mar
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

The Beauty of Guqin (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Guqin, or "ancient stringed instrument,” is also called "the father of Chinese music." Members of the New York Guqin Association will introduce the audience to the history and repertoire of the instrument and perform some famous pieces. For more information in English and Chinese, call 718-990-8569.


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Mar
5
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. Also this class covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of 4 aspects of language; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is NOT required.

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

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Mar
20
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Celebre la Primavera con la Chef Ana Tinco! [Causa Limeña de Perú]

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Ana Maria Tinco was born in Lima, Peru. As a small child, she learned to prepare the typical dishes of her native land. Today you will learn how to make [and have the opportunity to taste] Causa Limeña. This pre-columbian Peruvian dish is widely enjoyed across Peru.


Mar
31
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Clay Figure Making

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lu Jiayan, an artist from Taiwan who has been delegated by the Taiwan Overseas Community Affairs Council since 1989 to North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and Central America to teach Chinese traditional folk culture., presents clay figure making or clay sculpture.
Clay figure making is a traditional Chinese folk art. Because of its vividness in form and richness in color, it is very popular among Chinese communities.


Apr
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Russian Festival

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Spring Rhapsody with pianist Svitlana Syrtsova and celebrate the joy of classical music with masterpieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky 4/5 @ 6PM and come hear pianist Inna Leytush and friends as they celebrate the 145th anniversary of the great Russian composer Sergey Rachmaninov--4/16 @ 6PM.

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

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Apr
21
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Come and learn about minipainting techniques with artist Teng Teng!

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Through the minipainting workshop participants will have unique experience of learning how to use their imagination to create an artwork on 1.1 x 1 inch frames. The teaching artist, Teng Teng, will give hands on instruction on how to paint with a size 0 brush on the miniature frames. The finished minipainting can also turn into a unique brooch, necklace or earring. All materials will be provided and no previous painting experience is required.


May
19
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Spring Festival: Henna Painting for Teens and Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Please join the very talented henna hand painting artist Anowara Ahmed for a day of henna hand painting. Ms. Ahmed will design beautiful patterns on your hands using non-toxic natural dyes. Numbered tickets will be distributed. Open to teens and adults. First 50 guests on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.


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