LPAC Fall 2011 Season Brochure
January 25, 2013 | By David Bromley | Impressions: 22 |
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Queens Art Express 6.16.11 – 6.19.11 A World of Art in One Borough “Queens Art Express… showcases the coming of age of Queens as a hotbed of art...” New York Times Catch the Queens Art Express (QAX) and enjoy an annual spring arts festival that is packed with performances in public spaces in more than 50 venues throughout Queens. A network of trains throughout northern and western Queens connects people from richly varied ethnicities and all walks of life. From Astoria to Flushing, a ride on the - 7 or the - N - Q - R trains will take you through New York City’s largest and most diverse borough. Underneath its elevated tracks, people from countries across the globe live side by side sharing cultures and cuisines, creating new American experiences. Not sure where to start? Download the FREE QAXapp at your mobile app store, or visit queensartexpress.com for more inside information about the Queens Art Express and how to get a MetroCard Deal at a local restaurant, discover new neighborhoods, and enjoy great art. In Astoria , check out a worldy vibe and wander the streets of a scene that includes outdoor cafes, eclectic visual and performing artists, and emerging art ensembles. Long Island City is a world class cultural destination with local caché where you can discover small, quirky galleries, studios, and a thriving community of individual artists and artful businesses that populate the creative entertainment industries. In Sunnyside and Woodside , a stroll along historic garden style homes on tree-lined streets will lead you through a world of exciting Spanish dance musicals, Latin American films, Mets fans, and your choice of pubs where you can reminisce about the Ramones. Did you know that Jackson Heights is a restlessly creative artist scene that gathers in local cafes, poetry readings, and food and film festival events? Corona is the Italian and Spanish word for “crown.” It is home to Tiffany glass, legendary jazz greats Louis Armstrong and Dizzie Gillespie, filmmaker Martin Scorcese, and pop icon Madonna. Flushing is not only the home of religious freedom, it is also an international artist community populated by emerging contemporary art galleries, beautiful botanical gardens, and the best dumpling houses in the city. This is just the beginning. Discover Queens! Visit these Festival Sites Discover Art. Get there with MetroCard ® . ASTORIA - N - Q Broadway • Art House Astoria • Greater Astoria Historical Society • Socrates Sculpture Park • Sorta Secret Underground Comedy • Noguchi Museum - N - Q Astoria Blvd • Hell Gate Social - R Steinway • American Bolero Dance Company LONG ISLAND CITY - 7 Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av • Ten10 Studios - 7 Queensboro Plaza • Dance Entropy/Green Space • Flux Factory • Juvenal Reis Studios • LICArtists - 7 45 Rd-Court House Square • 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center • Homefront Gallery • Local Project • M55 Gallery • Project Luz • Secret Theatre • SculptureCenter • Space Womb - 7 33 St • LaGuardia Performing Arts Center SUNNYSIDE - 7 40 St-Lowery St • Thalia Spanish Theatre 7 46 St-Bliss St • Sunnyside Artist • Unity Stage Company JACKSON HEIGHTS - 7 74 St-Broadway • Jackson Repertory Theatre - 7 82 St-Jackson Hts • Jackson Heights Beautification Group • Jackson Heights Arts Club • Novo Lounge CORONA - 7 103 St-Corona Plaza • Langston Hughes Library & Community Center • Louis Armstrong House Museum • Corona Action Network/ Queens Museum of Art - 7 Mets-Willets Point • Queens Museum of Art FLUSHING - 7 111 St • New York Hall of Science - 7 Flushing-Main St • Bowne House • Crossing Art • Flushing Town Hall • Kingsland Homestead • Queens Botanical Garden • Voelker Orth Museum #qaxapp queensartexpress.com queenscouncilarts.org Under the 7 in Queens A Long Island City gallery American Bolero Dance Company Local Project , Eve Biddle, muralist
11" x 17" QAX Posters QAX Tees Diameter: 4” QAX Stickers Custom Limited Edition Moleskine® QAX Website QAX Green Map 6/10 - 6/17, paid advertisements in support of QAX ran in METRONY, AMNY, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, WORLD JOURNAL, KOREA DAILY ADS, and EPOCH TIMES (6/10 - 6/17) MUNY (Music Under New York) Posters: Visible during musical performances on NYCT Subway Platforms
Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim Identity LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) presents an interdisciplinary artistic and academic program entitled Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim Identity or the entirety o its’ 2014-15 season. Beyond Sacred kicks o with a community orum on 9/11 and culminates with a new production in collaboration with Ping Chong Company’s (PCC) Undesirable Elements Series. THE GOAL: Beyond Sacred’s goal is to create a cohesive cultural program that illuminates lie experiences o culturally identifed Muslims in 21st century, post 9/11 New York City, and results in greater understanding among Muslim and non-Muslim communities in NYC. LPAC is able to produce the 2014-15 Beyond Sacred season with the generous support o APAP and the Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grant. Visit www.laguardiaperormingarts.org or more ino Performing Arts Series The Faces of Islam (Photography) Mainstage Lobby, Free and open to the public WED, OCT 1 - FRI, OCT 31 Photography exhibit by students in LaGuardia’s Photography Department, curated by Scott Sternbach. Students will spend their frst month o school in the Western Queens community capturing the Faces o Islam in the Metro NY area. RED Wednesday (Drama) Mainstage Blackbox WED, OCT 15 - SUN, OCT 19 Written & Directed by Sanaz Ghajarrahimi Written by the great-niece o the man who helped establish Iran as an Islamic republic, Red Wednesday pays special attention to those let to clean up the mess when we blow each other up. Built or Collapse Theatre Company Humanities Productions (Drama) WED, NOV 5 - SAT, NOV 15, 2014, Blackbox Theater Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Written by Rajiv Joseph; Directed by Steanie Sertich “The most original drama written about the Iraq War.” — The Los Angeles Times Lonely Leela (Work-in-Progress) Written by Rehana Mizra; Directed by Handan Ozbilgin: Inspired by Alice in Wonderland , Lonely Leela is the story o one woman’s all down the internet and her search or identity in a post 9/11 world. Leap of Faith (Dance) Little Theatre FRI, SEPT 26TH, 8PM Choreographers, Hala Shah and Indah M Walsh debut works based on “Beyond Sacred” themes and dialogues. $15 Students & Seniors / $20 Advanced / $25 Door
Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim Identity LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) presents an interdisciplinary artistic and academic program entitled Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim Identity or the entirety o its’ 2014-15 season. Beyond Sacred kicks o with a community orum on 9/11 and culminates with a new production in collaboration with Ping Chong Company’s (PCC) Undesirable Elements Series. THE GOAL: Beyond Sacred’s goal is to create a cohesive cultural program that illuminates lie experiences o culturally identifed Muslims in 21st century, post 9/11 New York City, and results in greater understanding among Muslim and non-Muslim communities in NYC. LPAC is able to produce the 2014-15 Beyond Sacred season with the generous support o APAP and the Doris Duke Foundation Building Bridges Grant. Visit www.laguardiaperformingarts.org or more ino. The Faces of Islam at The Queens Museum SAT, FEB 7 - SUN, MAR 1, 2015 LaGuardia Community College (LAGCC) Student and Faculty Photography Exhibit at QMA. LAGCC students and faculty spent Fall ‘14 in the Western Queens community capturing the Faces of Islam. Curated by LAGCC Professor Scott Sternbach. Berber Film Festival Little Theater THU, MAR 13 & FRI, MAR 14, 2015 LPAC presents a 2-day Film Festival celebrating the Amazigh (Berber and Tuareg) cultures of North Africa. Beyond Sacred FRI, MAR 27 - FRI, APR 3, 2015 Mainstage and Little Theater A window into the creative process, The Rough Draft Festival is a showcase of exciting new work currently under development by LPAC and other companies. 2015 highlights include: » Two premiere plays commissioned for the “Beyond Sacred” year (developed through LPAC’s New Play Development program and curated by Rehana Mirza). » Red Wednesday Workshop , by Built For Collapse Theater Company. » Free Versus Open Mic & Poetry Workshop with Hala Aylan (Awardee of the 2013 Arab-American Book Award in poetry). » Skype Q & A’s with international theater makers.