2017-03-01

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Eat Your Way to Better Health

It seems like every week there is a new product claiming to promise nutrition and improve your health. However, there are some foods you likely already have on hand that can improve your diet quality and support clean-eating efforts. 
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Festive Fun for St. Patrick’s Day

Turn your St. Patrick’s Day celebration into a chance to enjoy Irish heritage with hearty foods and a lively atmosphere. When it’s the one day each year it’s acceptable to pinch non-conforming friends and family, it’d be a shame not to go all out. These few simple tips can help you put together the perfect party to revel in all things green – and tasty.
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Greek Star Yannis Kotsiras Returns To New York

Leading Greek star Yannis Kotsiras, who captivated the audience in his debut performance in the US, during AKTINA’s April 2015 Greek Music Journey sold-out concert, is returning to New York by popular demand for yet another memorable performance presented by AKTINA Productions, Inc., and produced by Elena Maroulleti.
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Local-Express

Director David McElfresh, 36, is an Astoria resident and A Long Time for Lovers is his second feature. “The eight years I’ve lived in New York City, it’s all been in Queens. I love Queens. All but two scenes were shot in Queens, which makes us thrilled to be showing the film at Queens World Film Festival (QWFF),” said McElfresh. 
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Bardo Takes Film Festival Awards

The film Bardo, which stars twice BAFTA-nominated actress Lelia Goldoni and Johnny Solo, has had massive success since its release this past summer. Partners Dennis Latos and Scott Aharoni were not expecting such a massive explosion for their first film. They not only directed Bardo, but edited and executive produced it as well, while Petros Georgiadis wrote the screenplay for the film. 
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Socrates Sculpture Park’s Exhibitions In Transition

Socrates Sculpture Park will debut a unique new exhibition on April 29th: Nari Ward’s “G.O.A.T. Again”, a series of six newly commissioned outdoor works, and New York’s first institutional solo exhibition of the artist. 
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Tennis! Parkour! Dog-Runs! People-Runs! At Astoria Park

With the swimming pool closed, the weather uncertain and summer activities only a distant memory, you may say, What is there to do these days at Astoria Park? As it turns out, there’s quite a bit!
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Henson; Queens World Film Fest At MMI

A new exhibition will be unveiled soon at the Museum of the Moving Image (MMI): the Jim Henson Exhibition and Gallery, a “dynamic new visitor experience exploring Henson’s transformative impact on popular culture.” This exhibition will feature over 500 objects related to Henson’s career, “including historic puppets, costumes, production design material and licensed 
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Noguchi Exhibit, ‘Self-Interned, 1942’

Governments and the people they represent sometimes overreact to events; the more significant the event, the greater the reaction. An example of this phenomenon, and the story of one man’s heroic response to it, can be found on special display currently at the Noguchi Museum.
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Who Are We Meeting In Astoria?

Meet Astoria is going to get down to the basics. There’s plenty of people in Astoria to meet, and there are plenty of stories to hear. And we’re starting simple: you.  You. 
  
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