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Cultural Arts Programs

Jul
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Arirang Workshop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Are you tired? Do you miss your home and your family? Do you want to know what Korean people love to do when they feel homesick? Have you ever heard “Arirang”? This workshop will be suitable for anyone who is interested in the Korean language and culture.


Jul
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Afro-Peruvian Dance Class

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

DanzAfro is an Afroperuvian dance class that will teach you the most representative Afroperuvian folk dances such as Festejo, Zamacueca, Landó and Son de los Diablos. Our class is designed to introduce you to the Afroperuvian folk music through dance and music as well as being an effective cardio training and a stress antidote.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Learn calligraphy from a Korean master and experience the beauty and art of this traditional art form done on special traditional Korean paper. Write your name. Do you want to keep it? Please join us!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Author Talk: Partha Banerjee Presents Music Box and Moonshine

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Partha Banerjee is a human rights activist, writer, educator, media critic, and musician. Born in Kolkata, India, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York and has published books in both Bengali and English. His latest book, Music Box and Moonshine, is a collection of 18 short stories from both undivided and partitioned Bengal, translated from Bengali to English. This book is a part of his lifelong quest to bring Bengali literature to all parts of the world.


Sep
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Mariachi Tapatío de Álvaro Paulino

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Founded in 1983, Mariachi Tapatio de Álvaro Paulino, under the direction of Puebla-born Mexican Álvaro Paulino, is considered one of the finest mariachi bands in New York City. The band's music includes “corridos,” a form of storytelling in song that is enjoyed by young and old.


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