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05 Feb 2013

The Life of an Improv Wife

In the belly of a dark theater in Queens, an audience member shouts, “Fortune!” In response, seven grown men, ranging in age and style of dress, move together in synchronous motions. Gazing into crystal balls fluidly morphs into the movement of surgeons snapping on sterile gloves. Now they’re floating on

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07 Nov 2012

FREE Potluck and Artist Talk Show @ Flux Factory on THURSDAY 11/8

Potlucks are basically free buffets for cheap skates. Sure, there’s a little bit of a stigma for the free loader who shows up with a $2 bottle of sprite “to share.” But screw ‘em, you’ll be fat and full and your detractors will be angry (and possibly hungry). Who wins

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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05 Sep 2012

Saturday! LIC Block Party FREE !! Sculpture, Kate Bush Dancing, Female Mariachis, and MORE!!

This is going to be so incredibly hot. Like the hottest way ever conceived to usher in the chilly fall. And it’s going to involve sculpture and Kate Bush. It’s the LIC Block Party. This Saturday (the 8th). From Noon to 5pm. Organized by Long Island City’s very own SculptureCenter, a

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03 Apr 2012

FREE Admission to the Noguchi Museum Through April 22nd

Japanese artist Isamu Noguchi was one pretty cool cat.  The Ben Franklin of the art world, Noguchi was a real Renaissance man, and was well-known for his simplistic sculptures, public art, landscape architecture, lighting, and furniture.  There’s a Noguchi Museum in Long Island City– dedicated to the jack-of-all-trades’s work, and,

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27 Sep 2011

Preview the New York Art Book Fair This Thursday at PS1

Heaven on Earth will come to Long Island City this weekend– in the form of an old public school overflowing with art books, catalogs and zines. Featuring more than 200 exhibitors, along with lots of free talks and performances, the New York Art Book Fair is legitimately awesome. Held at

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08 Aug 2011

Check out Why Participate?, at Flux Factory This Week

Looking at art and overeating are pretty much two of the finest activities in the land.  Well, you have a chance to do both for FREE this week by visiting Why Participate?, an exhibition at Flux Factory in Long Island City.  A group showing by artists who are concerned with

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27 Jun 2011

Start Your Week Off Right: Watch One of the Freakiest Movies of All Time

Have nothing to do on this fine Monday?  Well, why don’t you push your mind to the brink of insanity by watching a classic cult film that’s about the occult?  And then maybe joining a cult?  Kidding!  But seriously– this is the last week that Alejandro Jodorowsky’s 1973 film The

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15 Mar 2011

90s Night Tuesdays at Studio Square Beer Garden

What better way to ring in the anticipation of Spring than by going to one of the the biggest beer gardens in the city? And guess what? They’re now having a 90s night every Tuesday so you can live out your La Bouche Pandora station out where the world can

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