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Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

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November 2019

Artist Co-Op 2019

November 21
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 25, 2020

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 ARTIST CO-OP 2019. 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 NYC.…

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December 2019

Artist Co-Op 2019

December 5
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 25, 2020

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 ARTIST CO-OP 2019. 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 NYC.…

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The Nutcracker w/ Sylvan Winds Quintet and Scottie Davis

December 12 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

Meet the characters of E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story of The Nutcracker, as our dynamic storyteller dramatizes the tale to the sounds of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, played by a woodwind quintet. The program explores the magic of music by using the…

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2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ The Anna Webber Septet

December 12 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Anna Webber is a New York-based flutist, saxophonist, and composer whose interests and work live the overlap between avant-garde jazz and new classical music. Her new album, Clockwise, featuring a septet comprised of several of the most creative musicians working…

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Artist Co-Op 2019

December 19
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 25, 2020

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 ARTIST CO-OP 2019. 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 NYC.…

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The Nutcracker – Saturday Family Matinee

December 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5

She is the favorite godchild of Herr Drosselmeyer, a mysterious clockmaker, who helps to transport Clara and her Nutcracker Prince to a special realm. Ballet for Young Audiences is dedicated to reaching youngsters of all ages and backgrounds to stimulate…

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January 2020

Artist Co-Op 2019

January 2, 2020
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 25, 2020

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 ARTIST CO-OP 2019. 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 NYC.…

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2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Jeremy Dutton

January 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Jeremy Dutton has performed with Ambrose Akinmusire, Gerald Clayton, Vijay Iyer, Taylor Eigsti, Camila Meza, Jacky Terrasson, Joel Ross, Mike Moreno, Charles Altura, James Francies, Benito Gonzalez, Keyon Harrold, Maria Grand, Matt Stevens, Andre Hayward, Philip Dizack, Matt Penman, Stefon…

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Artist Co-Op 2019

January 16, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 25, 2020

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 ARTIST CO-OP 2019. 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 NYC.…

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Steam Lab! w/ Page Turner

January 16, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

When mad scientist Dr. Loboto tries to take over the world, the kids in the audience must put their knowledge of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) to the test! Everyone participates in the most outrageous multi-media game show…

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February 2020

The Meeting

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5

Following the bombing of Malcolm X’s home Malcolm and Martin meet in a room inside the historic Theresa Hotel. This riveting play deals with issues that are still relevant today: war, poverty, racism, and the need for Black self-empowerment. They…

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The New York Philharmonic’s Very Young People’s Concerts: Strings

February 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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Free

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Join Philippe the Penguin and Musicians from the New York Philharmonic to discover different families of instruments that live within an orchestra through games, storytelling, and hands-on music-making in one fun-filled hour and…

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Civil Rights Movements

February 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

This groundbreaking assembly focuses on student involvement in the American Civil Rights movement through dance, audience participation, and a variety of interactive activities. They tackle racism, segregation, and the struggle for freedom in a safe, family friendly atmosphere of Hip…

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2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Luis Perdomo

February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Ever since Luis Perdomo came to New York in 1993 from Venezuela, Perdomo has emerged as one of the most in-demand sidemen, appeared in more than 200 records – from Ravi Coltrane to Ray Barretto, and by his six critically-…

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March 2020

Chivalrous Creativity

March 10, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

Celebrate creativity!  In a world that seems dark and scary find the light and how to use it!  Through puppetry the students will explore how their own unique creativity is a force that can change the world one person at…

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2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Arta Jekabsone

March 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

New York City based Latvian singer, composer and arranger Arta Jēkabsone is recognized by her velvety tone. Arta engages listeners with emotional and honest, adventurous and joyful expression of music. Recently Arta was awarded with the First Prize at Montreux…

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April 2020

Wild Kingdom w/ Dance Entropy

April 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

VG/DE creates interactive dances that encourage creativity, discovery and inquiry among young audience members, engaging them in arts & culture programs in their own neighborhoods and schools. "Wild Kingdom" is a nonsense amalgamation of movement, animal behaviors, facial expressions, and…

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2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Giveton Gelin

April 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Giveton graduated high school in the Bahamas, and then moved to Ohio to study with Dr. Eddie Henderson at the Oberlin Conservatory. That very year he won top positions at both the Young Arts Foundation and the Betty Carter Jazz…

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May 2020

2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Chris Dingman

May 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Hailed by the New York Times as a “dazzling” soloist and a composer with a “fondness for airtight logic and burnished lyricism,” his integrative approach to composition lends his music a fluidity and accessibility that transcends genres and has earned…

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Caribbean Carnival w/ Carnival Trio

May 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5 – $7

Join the Carnival Trio in this highly interactive program. Swing and sway to the music of the islands. Learn about the culture of the Caribbean, the origins of steel drum music, and how the steel drums are constructed from recycled…

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June 2020

2nd Thursday Night Jazz at JCAL w/ Thana Alexa

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$10

Alexa is the 2016 and 2017 Downbeat Critic’s Poll Rising Female Vocalist, runner up in the 2014 Made in NY Jazz Competition, winner of the 2011 Jazzon Alpe-Adria International Competition and nominee in the category of Best Jazz Composition for…

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The New York Philharmonic’s Very Young People’s Concerts: Woodwinds

June 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, 11432
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$5

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Join Philippe the Penguin and Musicians from the New York Philharmonic to discover different families of instruments that live within an orchestra through games, storytelling, and hands-on music-making in one fun-filled hour and…

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