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    Flux Factory: Magnificent Mischief And Mayhem

    A look at the antics of creative creatures at Flux in 2018: Flux Factory wishes everyone a Happy New Year, and says, “We would like to wish you a delicious and hilarious 2019 from everyone at Flux Factory. 2018 was an amazing year for us, and we are so excited about what we have in store for you this coming year. Read more

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    Museum of the Moving Image To Celebrate Black History Month

    [img_assist|nid=7837|title=|desc= Museum of the Moving Image will screen Body Games: Capoeira and Ancestry. This documentary follows a Brazilian capoeira master’s search for the roots of the martial art in Africa. Read more

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    Noguchi’s Center Of Attention

    The Noguchi Museum hosts its continuing series, Center of Attention, a guided conversation about a single, displayed work of art. Employees and patrons studied and discussed Okiagari-Koboshi, a 2018 piece by Jorge Palacios on Sunday, Jan. 13. Read more

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    February And March At Queens Theatre

    Queens Theatre is halfway through its 30th anniversary season and is ready to dive back in with the following shows set for February and March.

    MOMIX presents VIVA MOMIX on Feb. 9 & 10

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Nightlife

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Short Film Captain Sensitivity Shot In Astoria And LIC.

Actor John Solo’s short independent film, Captain Sensitivity, shot in Astoria and LIC has now been picked up by Amazon. In the film, “Johnny expresses his vulnerabilities, insecurities and sensitivities after a bad break up. He questions and attempts to attain his ‘manhood’ after meeting a strong, dynamic woman.” Solo directed and stars.

Food

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Bean’s & Lager

Start the New Year off right with a visit to Bean’s & Lager Kitchen and Bar. Our first restaurant review of the new year features Bean’s & Lager which is celebrating its first year in Astoria, serving high caliber food, cocktails, beers, and fine Juan Valdez coffee (that’s the beans).

Health

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Meet Astoria

Meet Astoria this month welcomes Elizabeth Ficeto, a mom, wife, full time worker and student! She grew up in Garden Bay Manor, and has lived in Astoria for 23 years.  QS: Why did you choose to become a special needs paraprofessional? 
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A Healthy, Winter-Ready Home

When chilly weather arrives and the days get shorter, chances are good you’ll spend the majority of your days indoors. Before you start your hibernation, it’s a good idea to ensure your home is up to the task. Put your well-being at the top of the list with these ideas to help ensure a health-conscious home. Encourage better air quality 

How to Afford a Pricier House In The Neighborhood You Love

When Danielle and Jimmy returned to their home state after three years living abroad, they spent the next six months looking for their first home.  "Location was so important to us. They found the perfect neighborhood: Bay View, Wisconsin. They also found a house in a perfect location, right across from a park, with a lovely view of Lake Michigan. 
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Amazon Plans To Contribute As A New Neighbor

Since this is the Queens Scene’s real estate issue, we thought we would share with you a mailer all of us received in LIC and Astoria from Amazon introducing themselves and highlighting what they plan to “deliver” as Amazon HQ2 neighbors.
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Niki Taheri

Niki Taheri of Long Island is currently a senior studying Mechatronics Engineering at Vaughn College (East Elmhurst) and is currently the president of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) – Vaughn Chapter, and secretary of the Robotics Team. Mechatronics is a combination of mechanical, electrical, and computer science engineering. 
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Short Film Captain Sensitivity Shot In Astoria And LIC.

Actor John Solo’s short independent film, Captain Sensitivity, shot in Astoria and LIC has now been picked up by Amazon. In the film, “Johnny expresses his vulnerabilities, insecurities and sensitivities after a bad break up. He questions and attempts to attain his ‘manhood’ after meeting a strong, dynamic woman.” Solo directed and stars.
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Eileen Coyne

Eileen Coyne’s paintings will be featured in a new installation at QED (27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria), with an opening celebration there on Tuesday, January 15 from 6-8 pm. Coyne’s work will remain on view at QED and for sale through June 2019. RSVPs for the opening are encouraged. For more information, visit qedastoria.com/products/eileencoyne gallery-opening-reception.
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Noguchi’s Center Of Attention

The Noguchi Museum hosts its continuing series, Center of Attention, a guided conversation about a single, displayed work of art. Employees and patrons studied and discussed Okiagari-Koboshi, a 2018 piece by Jorge Palacios on Sunday, Jan. 13. 

Astoria Performing Arts Center Presents: Queen

Queen, written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by J. Mehr Kaur, tells the story of two female scientists, Sanam and Ariel, who have spent the past seven years researching vanishing bee populations across the globe. Just as they are about to publish a careerdefining paper, Sanam stumbles upon an error which could cause catastrophic damage to their reputations, careers, and friendship.
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Getting Involved With The Queens Literary Scene

New York is known as the literary center of the country. With publishing houses, independent bookstores, workshops, and readings, the city attracts many professional and aspiring writers who inspire the community. This year, check out and maybe participate in Queens’ growing literary scene.
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Bean’s & Lager

Start the New Year off right with a visit to Bean’s & Lager Kitchen and Bar. Our first restaurant review of the new year features Bean’s & Lager which is celebrating its first year in Astoria, serving high caliber food, cocktails, beers, and fine Juan Valdez coffee (that’s the beans).
  
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