11/09/12 9:00am

Image Source: In Bloom Collective

Starting today and running through Sunday, over 30 Queens artists will display their work at 16 local venues during the first-ever Astoria Arts Festival. Visit participating locations at any time during the weekend and explore a wide-range of inspiring creativity, from paintings and drawings to photography and mixed media.

Don’t miss the opening party tonight (9pm-1am) at Hell Gate Social, 12-21 Astoria Blvd. Festivities will include a group show, DJs Nick Tha’ Smoocher and Frankie Pancakes, a slideshow showcasing all participating artists and vendors selling “Jewelry as Art.” The party will continue at The Sparrow Tavern, 24-01 29th St., with an exhibit featuring photography by Pamela Curtissela Curtiss and drink specials.

Astoria Arts Festival
Friday, Nov. 9 – Sunday, Nov. 11
Various locations in Astoria
Times vary by location | Free

10/18/12 9:00am

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Image source: Devil Science Theater 3000

DST3K Presents: Manos: The Hands of Fate – Hang out at Laughing Devil Comedy Club for Devil Science Theater 3000 and watch a terrible movie, all the while making fun and playing drinking games. A professional comedian will be there to egg you on. $5 and no drink minimum (though they do have signature cocktails and draft beer). Movie starts at 10:30pm. (more…)