Tag: jamaica-performing-arts-center

JCAL to host film festival Apr. 26-27 highlighting works from BIPOC NYC-based creators

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Mar. 26, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) will host a free, two-day long film festival from Apr. 26-27 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, located at 153-10 Jamaica Ave.  The “10 Minute Film Festival” will feature original short films made by black, indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC) NYC-based creatives.  Day one of the festival will feature a screening of Hulu’s “Invisible Beauty,” an award winning documentary that follows the life and legacy of fashion icon Bethann Hardison. After the screening, audience members can participate in a Q&A session to discuss the…
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Queens Borough President to host second annual tech and job fair Saturday


Jan. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards is set to host the second annual Queens Tech and Job Fair, reinforcing his commitment to diversifying the tech industry and connecting communities of color to this growing sector. The fair will be held this Saturday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m….
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Weigh in on $70 Million investment in Downtown Jamaica, Open house scheduled Monday


Jan. 5, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., in collaboration with the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) and other stakeholders, is hosting an open house in Jamaica Monday to provide the community with an opportunity to help shape the plans for a $70 million investment in downtown Jamaica. The open house,…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend


Nov. 2, 2023 By Nevine Salameh This weekend in Queens is filled with celebrations and entertainment for all to attend. With the Festival of Lights coming this weekend, as well as stage and screen productions, this weekend is set with amusement. Here are some events to add to your weekend plans.   Friday, Nov. 3   Indie Dance Party: “I Bet You Look Good”   Join the indie music enthusiasts for a thrilling dance party at TV Eye with DJ Nick Marc, who will be spinning indie classics from a huge range of artists, including Arctic Monkeys, David Bowie, The…
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