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The Spinners and Little Anthony and the Imperials Come to QC

The Spinners and Little Anthony & The Imperials performed at Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 8. The auditorium flooded with people as Little Anthony and the Imperials opened up the show. The doo-wop band included four band members, Robert DeBlanc, Earnest Wright, Johnny Britt, and Little Anthony Gourdine. Little Anthony and the […]

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Coptic textile donation expands QC museum’s collection

The estate of Rose Choran recently donate to the Queens College Godwin-Ternbach museum 85 Coptic textiles from Egypt that are 1,500 years old. Along with the textile donations, art books were also donated to the museum. These textiles are expanding the museum’s textile collections. The textiles will be on display from May 15 to May […]

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Circus performed Chinese acrobatics with strength and balance

The New Shanghai Circus, a touring Chinese troupe, showcased traditional Chinese dance and performance art at Colden Auditorium on March 20. Ninell Silberberg, associate director of Marketing and Communications at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, said it was the New Shanghai Circus’ first time performing in Queens. Founded in 1991, the New Shanghai Circus […]

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Nicole Krauss talks latest novel at Evening Readings

Nicole Krauss read from “Great House,” her latest novel, on Nov. 17 at the LeFrak Concert Hall for the Evening Readings series. “Great House,” released on 2011, is about a desk that connects three people and their stories in its many drawers. There is a power over anyone who owns or gives it away. Nadia, […]

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Author Joyce Carol Oates discusses memoir at Evening Readings

Joyce Carol Oates read from her latest memoir, “The Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age,” on Nov. 10 at LeFrak Concert Hall for the Evening Readings Series. “The Lost Landscape” is a memoir about her childhood and adolescence, exploring the world through the eyes of her younger self. It is her second memoir after the best-selling book […]

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“The Cherry Orchid” teaches lessons on regrets and letting go

The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance and the Kupferberg Center for the Arts held a production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” directed by Lisa Rothe earlier this month. At Rathaus Hall M-11, the play first ran from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 and again from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8. “The Cherry Orchard” […]

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Queens College Evening Readings begin with Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel read from her fourth novel, “Station Eleven,” on Sept. 29 evening, for the Queens College Evening Readings series in the LeFrank Concert Hall. The audience, mostly women, seemed eager and interested to see Leonard Lopate, the host, interview Mandel. Mandel is the author of three other novels: “The Lola Quartet,” “The […]

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