Colden Auditorium

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Building Blocks: Colorful Mind, A Conversation On STEM

“Wow Elaine, you’re allowed to sit at the big kid table with all the boys!?” was a part of the opening dialogue of Building Blocks: Colorful Mind which took place inside Colden Auditorium at Queens College. Written and acted out by several high school students from Brooklyn, Bronx and Manhattan public schools, the short play […]

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A night full of laughs with Kathy Griffin

Comedian Kathy Griffin captivated Queens College on April 9 with hilarious stories about awkward celebrity encounters, Church of Scientology theories and personal stories on Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Griffin is on an 80-city tour called the “Like a Boss Tour.” The well-attended event took place at the Colden Auditorium. Before the show started, the speakers […]

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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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Cesar Millan visits Queens College’s Colden Auditorium

The renowned ‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan enlightened QC with his knowledge of canines and how to create happier and healthier human and dog relationships at his show “Cesar Millan LIVE!” Held on April 19, 2015 at Colden Auditorium, the event was a full house that contained people of all ages gathered together to see the […]

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New play promotes minority representation in theatrical works

A small audience gathered on stage for a reading of Nandita Shenoy’s play “ESSPY” in Colden Auditorium on March 26. Socially awkward Taiwanese-American medical student William Chen (Chester Poon) learns how to communicate with his patients through his repeated encounters with his patient Anu Shilpa (Jolly Abraham), who turns out to be his equal. At […]

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“The Empress of Soul” performs at Colden Auditorium

Gladys Knight performed in front of a packed audience on Nov. 7 in Colden Auditorium. A seven-time Grammy winner with over 40 years in the music industry, Knight played her hits ranging from genres including pop, gospel and adult contemporary. Born in Atlanta, Knight began performing gospel music at age four in the Mount Mariah […]

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Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” brought to life at Queens College

“MASS: A Theatre Piece For Singers, Players and Dancers” proved to be an unconventional mass for the audience at Colden Auditorium on Nov. 2 “Mass” was brought to life with the help of a street chorus, a children’s choir, dancers, orchestra, marching, blues and rock band. A conductor replaced the role of a priest while […]

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