Month: November 2019


On Friday November 22nd, Museum of the Moving Image hosted a free GAMEplay/ARTplay GAME NIGHT, and it was a blast! There were half a dozen unique interactive games/art installations that one could play, all of which were projects of students and alumni of the International Center of Photography. One game involved two people and a room… Read more »

Musical review: Marguerite

This past Monday I went to see Marguerite presented by Astoria Performing Arts Center. Despite the rainy evening, several patrons filled the pews of the Church of the Redeemer, an appropriate location for a show depicting the life’s work of the first saint of New France. One can’t help but feel a sense of awe… Read more »

Rivercrest on Ditmars is Open for Business

On a delightful Sunday morning in mid-November, Jonah and I went to have brunch at Rivercrest, the new craft beer and cocktail bar at 33-15 Ditmars Blvd in Astoria. The bar had its soft opening on October 3rd, and grand opening on November 14th, after four years of planning and renovating by a pair of… Read more »

APAC presents Marguerite

[From Astoria Performing Arts Center] Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents Marguerite – The New York Premiere Starring Cady Huffman Book and Lyrics by Anton Dudley Music by Michael Cooper Directed by Dev Bondarin (APAC’s Artistic Director) Remaining shows: Thursday 11/14 at 8pm  Friday,11/15 at 8pm Monday, 11/18 at 7pm Thursday, 11/21 at 8pm  Friday,… Read more »