Saturday, June 30, 2012

WHAT DOES JUNE SOUND LIKE?

JONNY MEYERS WRAPS up JUNE 

JUNE 30, 2012


Tonight! Two sets at his favorite joint
Espresso 77 
off 37th ave on 77th street


8:30-10, Free


take a stroll and hear some COOL music...

LAST NIGHT at St. Marks Church-
Parhelion Trio braved the heat and turned on the sound!


video
Sarah Carrier, flute - Medina, clarinet - Andrea Christie, piano
featuring 1 minute premieres of new works by new composers

Thank you to all the foodies, fans and friends
in Jackson Heights and beyond 
for sharing your talent and passion. 



Check  NEIGHBORHOOD Sites: 


 Jackson Heights Green Alliance


 Jackson Heights Life 


 JHBG.org 


and Yelp* calendars for all the events this summer-


FlicNic in the  Street at 78th St- FREE MOVIES from 8:30 on JULY 20 and JULY 27


Queens World Film Festival brings you The 2nd Annual FREE FlicNic in the Street summer screenings on the play street at 78th St and 34 Ave in JH is ready to go. We are working with the Green Alliance and on July 20 and 27, we are going to screen free movies! 


We'll start at dusk (8:30 ish) with cartoons for the kids and and then the short films from around the world will mature slightly to PG or PG13 by 9pm.   


 http://www.yelp.com/events/jackson-heights-flicnic-in-the-street

Monday, June 25, 2012

DESSERTS from around the WORLD


 KRYSTAL BAKERY on 69th Street is a mecca for the Filipino community to get their tradition treats
 PAIR a delicious DESSERT with A DELICIOUS WINE - here is a tower of  beautiful summer roses from international vineyards at TABLE WINE on 37th Avenue and 79th Street

A visit to CANNELLE on 31st Avenue is a TRIP to PARIS
featuring some of the best coffee and pastries to be had this side of the Atlantic

Friday, June 22, 2012

SONIC POWER POPS-cool dads in JH!


Play Street Launch Party!
by the Jackson Heights Green Alliance 
WHEN:
Saturday, June 23, 2012
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Fun with a bouncy castle, games, music, and more.
 Bring the whole family!

Come see the debut of the Sonic Power Pops,
 a band of (mostly) Jackson Heights dads! 

Kids Music Together  
will be there to offer the kids some sing-a-long fun!

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Come out & MAKE MUSIC NY! today June 21


Make Music New York
One Day Festival of Free Street Concerts



WHEN:
Thursday, June 21, 2012

WHERE:
37th Road Pedestrian Plaza
(between 73rd and 74th Streets)

1:30 - 2:00 PM PS 69 Orchestra 
directed by K. Hughes & R. Smith
2:00 - 2:45 PM Jia-Yi He 
(Harmonica Virtuoso)
3:00 - 3:30 PM The Irish 
DJ Kevin Westley
3:30 - 4:00 PM IS 145 Percussion Ensemble 
directed by T. Galaher
4:00 - 4:45 PM Once Again 
(New Age Rock)
5:00 - 5:45 PM A C Haley's 
(Classical, Rock & Broadway)
6:00 - 6:45 PM Anan Dalok 
South Asian Music 

&

Espresso 77
35-57 77th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

2:00 - 2:45 PM Manny & Vinny 
old time Rock & Roll
3:00 - 3:45 PM Johnny Myers 
Country/Rock
4:00 - 4:45 PM Amanda Specher 
Jazz Singer/Actress

FREE!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

WOW WOMEN! of Jackson Heights


WE ARE HAPPY TO POST WHAT OUR NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS ARE UP TO!

JH ARTIST 
JUNKO YAMADA
TWO SHOWS THIS JUNE
June 21 to July 12, 2012, Tuesday to Sunday 11-6PM
... Reception: Saturday, June 23, 3-5PM"2012 
National Juried Exhibition" 
at First Street Gallery
526 West 26th Street, NY, Second floor, 
between 10th and 11th Avenue

June 28 to July 22, 2012, Thursday and Friday:4-7PM, Saturday and Sunday 11-7PM or by appointment
Reception: Thursday, June 28, 6-9PM                                "Mice to Monsters", children book Illustration show at 
440 Gallery
440 Six Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Junko was born in Kyoto, Japan. Growing up in the beach resort area of Miyazu , a beautiful area of Japan located on the Pacific coast about two hours north of Kyoto, she was influenced in my art by the spectacular scenery.Her academic training includes the Art Institute of Boston (1986-1988) and the Art Institute of Alexandria, Virginia (1992-2000).  In 2010, Junko was selected as "Official Artist" for 
The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC!


JH FILMMAKER

KIM CUMMINGS (“In Montauk”)  

NYC PREMIERE Tribeca Cinema .details here

June 21st  



Director Kim Cummings
(Photo by Ken Nanus)















Kim Cummings wrote 
and directed the award-winning short 
“Weeki Wachee Girls.” 
It screened in 70
 festivals worldwide, earning three “Best of” 
awards and a nomination for best short at 
Taos and is distributed by Buskfilms.com. 
Other short films include “Flower Of A Girl” 
and Kate Greer’s 
“That’s What She Told Me.”  
Cummings was a finalist for the Women 
In Film Foundation Post Production 
grant in 2010. 
 She received a finishing fund grant from 
the Long Island Film/TV Foundation and 
two separate grants from Queens Council 
on the Arts for “In Montauk,” 
which is her first feature.

JH COMPOSER
VIVIAN FUNG
June 22nd world premiere of Birdsong with Kristin Lee, violin, and Conor Hanick, piano, for the  Delaware Chamber Music Festival.  
BIRDSONG is scheduled for 
Repeat performances in September
at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and in New York City.  

Vivian Fung has distinguished herself as a composer with a unique and powerful compositional voice.  Since earning her doctorate from The Juilliard School in 2002, Fung has forged her own approach, often merging Western forms with non-Western influences such as Balinese and Javanese gamelan and folk songs from the minority regions of China.  The New York Times has pronounced her work “evocative,” and the Chicago Tribune described her recent Yunnan Folk Songs as conveying “a winning rawness that went beyond exoticism.” 

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

You Scream for Ice Cream!

Summer 2012 is here and June in Jackson Heights has some sweet things lined up for 

"What's For Dessert ?" Week here.

Beginning THURSDAY JUNE 21st to THURSDAY JUNE 28th
 check out these sweet spots - MORE TO COME !

Mention "June in Jackson Heights" or show the JinJH postcard at the location

to get a deal like this! 


LETY's
77-07 37th  Avenue
10% off showcase cakes this week only!
sorry no custom orders.

Lety's is giving great deal because her 
delicious cakes are so we'll priced already! 
THANKS!

ESPRESSO 77
35-57  77th Street

$1 off Beer & Wine 
After a day at work - or play 
stop by and unwind during June in Jackson Heights

free MUSIC EVENT at E77! 
THURSDAY,  JUNE  21st
during 
MAKE MUSIC NY! too 
and get the deal
(one per customer per visit please)




THURSDAY
JUNE 28th ONLY!

the CHILL with Time Warner Cable ICE CREAM TRUCK
is going around NYcity!

ICE CREAM for only $1!
proceeds to be given to organizations in every borough - like the Museum of Moving Image here in Queens!
LOOK FOR IT!
 parked on 74th Street and 37th ROAD!


They will be here in 

JACKSON HEIGHTS

THURSDAY JUNE 28th ONLY
from 3:30  to 5:30 pm

Monday, June 18, 2012

What's For Dessert? Week



DONT FORGET - 


 "What's For Dessert" deals 
beginning June 21 through June 28 


There will be some surprises on hand 






as we launch our annual restaurant week  array of sweet delights 

highlighting many cultures  just a walk away here in the neighborhood...

Sunday, June 17, 2012

WHERE is MOMO? crawl with Jeff and find out!

Crawl Master Jeff Orlick who has taken hundreds on tours of out of the way tasty hot spots here in Jackson Heights and Elmhurst will take a handful of inquisitive hungry explorers to his secret MOMO (dumpling) destinations-

just a few spots left -
Jeff wants to keep it intimate and memorable.

RSVP by MONDAY June 18 evening to be included.
$20
7pm meet up - Jeff will email you location.

Here is Jeff in one of his special selections...

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

QUEENS = art + food + fun



JuJu's Bagel Cafe - try their fresh homemade treats!
and while you are there,  partake in an Art Reception this 
SUNDAY 
JUNE 17
from 4pm. to 6pm


“ lift ” Black & White photos (solo exhibit) 
by Greg M Stowell
 
Juju's Bagel Cafe35-62 76th Street
 
June 11th to July 9th, 2012
Reception:   June 17th   4pm to 6pm
(open to the public)

 
Open everyday  @ 7am
 Mon & Tue  til 4pm- Wed, Thur, & Fri  til 8pm- Sat & Sun til  5pm

 
(718) 205-9511Contact Juju’s Café: dibflia@yahoo.com
Contact artist:  frankfrd@msn.com




ON THURSDAY JUNE 21- 2 great events:

Make Music NY will be set up at the 37th Road PLAZA from 11- 8pm with A VARIETY of MUSIC PERFORMERS - coordinated by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group
to kick off their summer of concerts throughout Jackson Heights!

ATTENTION JH FOODIES!
SUPER SPECIAL MOMO food crawl with legendary crawl master Jeff Orlick 
He will greet 8 lucky people to Tour & Taste Dumplings for only $20 in new JH hotspots! 
7 pm
you can check out the music and then meet 
@ 37th Road Plaza  by Kabab King (73rd ST)
PLEASE email to reserve:Jeffsayyes@gmail.com

SIGN UP FAST- a few spaces are open for a PERSONALIZED TOUR with Jeff who has taken dozens of foodies throughout Jackson Heights & Elmhurst on delicious - unique- hidden pockets of culinary adventures!

EVENTS happening June 14 through June 17 featuring artists from Jackson Heights - and throughout the borough - to answer the question "What if artists made a new world" so go explore for more art - music - food - fun!

Saturday, June 9, 2012

MUSICAL MAGICAL TOURS

a lot to do in Jackson Heights this SUNDAY JUNE 10th, 2012


you can start at NOON with a guided tour - the 22nd Annual JHBG Tour 
 http://www.jhbg.org/2012/04/17/celebrate-historic-jackson-heights


VISIT the historic gardens district from the 1920's - 


OUR FARMERS MARKET is open till 3pm featuring FRESH produce, meats, wines, and snacks
located at bustling TRAVERS PARK on 77th Street and 34th Avenue


FLEA MARKET is at PS 212 from 10 to 4pm located on 81st St between 35th and 34th Avenue.


OR EXPLORE and have a bite to eat in the neighborhood and enjoy some international cuisine while you are here! 


our "What's for Dessert" section will feature some great discounts at local sweet shops SOON and you can still see there
the slideshow and addresses of many great restaurants that were our Restaurant Week picks from the previous two years.


THEN at 4pm 
listen to amazing local talent perform outstanding works at the 
Annual Pride Concert at ST.MARKS CHURCH at 82nd St and 34th Avenue.


WHAT a great relaxing Sunday! 
and you don't have to deal with traffic or subways... 
& you can see old and new friends at these great events!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

ART AUCTION & Reception 6.7.12


Please join us for the second annual
Renaissance Charter School Art Auction





On Thursday, June 7th 6:00-8:00 pm
Renaissance will be hosting a show and auction of
original works of art created by TRCS students
and staff, as well as many local artists. Included
will be many different types of art, such as
paintings, photography, stained glass and origami, as well as framed poster artwork.

A wine & cheese reception will precede the
auction, being held at the Jewish Center of
Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th Street. 

Tickets are just $5.00 
and include entry, cocktail reception
and a chance for a door prize!

Please show your support for our school
and the generosity of our local artists like Jean Foos and her painting displayed here:

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