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March 2018

Judith Sloan Community Dialogue

March 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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Free

Queens Council on the Arts’ Artist Commissioning Program Awardee Judith Sloan will host the second community storytelling and dialogue event in the development process of her artist commission entitled “It Can Happen Here”. This community event is a follow up…

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October 2018

Speaking w/ Spectrum: Vivica Fox

October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Black Spectrum Theatre, Baisley Boulevard at 177th Street (Roy Wilkins Park)
Jamaica, 11434
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$25 – $50

Critically acclaimed actress, producer, and host, Vivica A. Fox, will discuss her journey in the performing arts and maintaining success in Hollywood. Fox began her professional career with roles in daytime TV soap operas, such as Generations and Days of…

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November 2018

Queens Library – Central Branch Art Exhibit: Q & A with the Artists

November 10, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Join us for a question and answer session with the artists, presented as part of the opening celebration of artist exhibitions at three Queens Library branches: Central Library - Jamaica, Lefrak City, and Flushing.

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January 2019

The Artists Co-Op 2018: Closing Reception and Talk

January 10 @ 7:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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Free

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) proudly presents ARTISTS CO-OP 2018. Once a membership based program, JCAL’s Artist Co-Op has been reborn as the center’s annual exhibition featuring emerging and mid-career artists from around the borough of Queens and…

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Martha Reeves: Dancing in the Street

January 19 @ 8:00 pm
Black Spectrum Theatre, Baisley Boulevard at 177th Street (Roy Wilkins Park)
Jamaica, 11434
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$25

Legendary Motown singer, theater actress, and former Detroit Councilwoman Martha Reeves will discuss her insights on enduring a successful career as a performer. She sand as one of the original backup singers for Marvin Gaye, before her career as lead…

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February 2019

Black Spectrum Season Pass

February 1
Black Spectrum Theatre, Baisley Boulevard at 177th Street (Roy Wilkins Park)
Jamaica, 11434
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$99 – $160

In love with the work of the Black Spectrum Theatre Company's work? Then you'll sure want to purchase a season pass. Here is what's available. Plan A (Everything BSTC Offers — 7 Plays, 4 Speaker Series, 3 Concerts, 1 Film…

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Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations – Woodie King Jr., Founder/Producing Director

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Free

Following a reading of an excerpt from August Wilson’s play “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone," which examines the African American experience amidst the Great Migration, audiences will hear Woodie King, Jr. talk about his life as producer/director of works in…

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March 2019

The Community Loves Laurelton Library

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Queens Library – Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street
Laurelton, 11413
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Friends and families come to the library to talk about how to promote Laurelton Library' services.

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#MeToo: The Past, Present and Future of the Movement

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York College Milton Bassin Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, 11451
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Free

The York College Women's Center is pleased to present "#MeToo: The Past, Present and Future of the Movement". Don't miss this moderated discussion with Tarana Burke, Founder of #MeToo. For more than 25 years, activist and advocate Tarana J. Burke…

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May 2019

Speaking with Spectrum: Martha Reeves

May 10 @ 8:00 pm
Black Spectrum Theatre, Baisley Boulevard at 177th Street (Roy Wilkins Park)
Jamaica, 11434
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$25

Legendary Motown singer, theatre actress, and former Detroit Councilwoman Martha Reeves will discuss her insights on enduring a successful career as a performer. She sang as one of the original backup singers for Marvin Gaye, before her career as lead…

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