February Fodder- Lunar New Year, Art, Theatre, Dance and Saving Money

Posted on February 19, 2010. Filed under: Art, Astoria, Entertainment, Flushing/Corona, Free, LIC, Music & Dance, Theater, Woodside/Sunnyside |

One of my favorite weeks of the entire year is the last week in February. Although it’s the shortest and coldest let’s make it last like one long leap.

Flux Factory LIC– Friday February 19th Art Gala Here’s what they have to say about House Broken (left-flyer from Flux Factory)- We’re handing our modest abode over to dozens of artists in celebration of our newest home, an 8000 square foot greeting card warehouse.

Eclectic performances and unparalleled reverie start at 8 pm 
Suggested donation: $15 (tax-deductible) 
Open bar courtesy of Campari, 21+ 
Please rsvp to rsvp@fluxfactory.org

Housebroken will remain on view every Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 6 pm until March 21st.

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Flushing New Year Parade

Flushing Lunar New Year Parade-The Lunar New Year was last weekend, but Queens is celebrating Saturday February 20th with a colorful parade on Main Street in Flushing. Join the fun in the cold to ring in the year of the Tiger. Festivities start around 11am with marching bands, dancing, dragons and martial arts demonstrations. Afterward you can take some time out to explore the neighborhood with tasty Korean food, warm ginger tea at Sago Tea Shop, baked goods at Yi Mei Fung bakery and sweets and cuttlefish from Candy Shop USA.

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Queens Symphony OrchestraBach to Dreams of Flying Saturday February 20th 7:30pm “Queens Symphony Orchestra and Musica Reginae, led by Music Director and Conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos, continues its 57th season with Bach to Dreams of Flying – part two in the Masterworks Concert Series “Strings Attached”  at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center in Bayside.

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Tide Seminar Feb. 24th 6:30 with journalist and TV personality Maria Antonieta Collins and the national organization “Las Comadres” teaches families how to save cash and economize on a low budget. Queens Flushing Library 41-17 Main Street Flushing, NY 11355 718-661-1200 FREE

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