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Flushing Town Hall to host second annual Holi Dance Concert Apr. 6

Mar. 25, 2024 By Athena Dawson Flushing Town Hall invites Queens residents to celebrate the spirit of spring during their second annual Holi Dance Concert on Saturday, Apr. 6.  The event will have arts and crafts, an array of dance performances and food catered by Queens Curry Kitchen. “This is a celebration of togetherness, spring,…
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Interactive puppet show ‘Cardboard Explosion!’ brings joy to Flushing Town Hall

Cardboard Explosion 1 Credit Graham Gardner (1)

Mar. 8, 2024 By Athena Dawson After a five-year hiatus, the beloved ‘Cardboard Explosion!’ puppet show, led by master puppeteer Brad Shur, makes a much-anticipated return to Flushing Town Hall. Scheduled for Saturday, March 16th, this interactive event invites families to immerse themselves in a unique choose-your-own-adventure experience. Participants will craft heroes and battle dragons…
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Flushing Town Hall & Aigner Chocolates unite for Valentine’s Day: Spreading love in Queens with a heartwarming puppet show

Feb. 7, 2024 By Tammy Scileppi How sweet it is! A “sweet” and unexpected collaboration between Flushing Town Hall and a beloved chocolate shop in Forest Hills, is spreading love and kindness to Queens families…just in time for Valentine’s Day. And there’s a sweet surprise that kids will surely love: The popular venue will be… Read more »

Children’s puppet show to debut at Flushing Town Hall for Valentine’s Day


Feb. 2, 2024 By Rachel Butler A family-friendly puppet show is debuting at Flushing Town Hall on Feb. 17. about the power of kindness in recognition of Valentine’s Day.  The show, performed by the Axis Theatre Company, will be based on a popular children’s book by American author Eileen Spinelli, telling the story of Mr….
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Lunar New Year 2024: Best places to celebrate year of the dragon in Queens


Jan. 19, 2024 By Rachel Butler and Aidan Pellegrino The Lunar New Year according to the Chinese zodiac is beginning on Saturday Feb. 10 and with 2024 set to be the year of the dragon there are many events taking place across Queens to mark the occasion.  Flushing Town Hall Flushing Town Hall located at 137-35 Northern Boulevard is hosting a series of month-long events including performances by Asian and Asian American artists.  The first event will take place on Jan. 27 as an art exhibition “Remember” by Woomin Kim and the immigrant artist collaborative Lily and Honglei will be…
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Flushing Town Hall presents The Jalopy Chorus’ rendition of ‘The Loneliness of Either, Or: A Requiem for Joan of Arc’


Dec. 7, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Bringing the story of Joan of Arc to stage, The Jalopy Theater is coming to Flushing Town Hall to present a two-part evening production featuring the Jalopy Chorus’ performance and “The Loneliness of Either, Or: A Requiem for Joan of Arc” on Saturday, Dec. 16. Scheduled for 8 p.m., the evening opens with Act 1, a 45-minute performance by the chorus featuring music from all around the world. This will be followed by Act 2, “The Loneliness of Either, Or: A Requiem for Joan of Arc,” a piece directed by Ali Dineen, songwriter, visual…
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Canadian-based theatre company bringing production of ‘Pomelo’ to Flushing Town Hall


Nov. 30, 2023 By Rachel Butler A Canadian-based puppetry and theater company will be bringing its new show, “Pomelo,” to Flushing Town Hall this weekend. The Ombres Folles company from Montreal was founded in 2005 and has created eight shows and given nearly 550 performances in Canada, the United States, France, Serbia and Ukraine. “Pomelo” is a unique show that does not have any dialogue and uses puppets, shadow theater and live music to tell the story of a tiny pink elephant who was born under a dandelion in a garden and how he discovers the world around him and…
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Annual Jazz Masters concert returning to Flushing Town Hall in December


Nov. 27, 2023 By Rachel Butler Flushing Town Hall will be hosting its 17th annual NEA Jazz Masters concert next month. The venue, which is located on Northern Boulevard in Flushing, has become known as a hub for great jazz music and performances. The Dec. 15 concert will feature renowned trumpet player and Jazz master Jimmy Owens, who will lead a group of six talented musicians. Joining Owens on stage will be Gary Bartz on saxophone, Ron Carter on bass, pianist Joanne Bracken, Louis Hayes on drums and Wycliffe Gordan on trombone.  Ellen Kodadek, the executive and artistic director at Flushing…
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Flushing Town Hall’s mini global mashup series continues with ‘Barbados Meets USA African American Spirituals’ concert


Nov. 7, 2023 By Rachel Butler Flushing Town Hall‘s mini global mashup series is set to return on Friday, Nov. 17, with the “Barbados Meets USA African American Spirituals” concert. is preparing to host its upcoming performance combining musicians from Barbados and American jazz musicians on Nov. 17. The performance will blend Caribbean music with…
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