08/10/12 9:15am

When most people hear about Flushing, they usually think of it as the eastern terminus of the 7 train, delicious Asian food, and to some extent the Flushing Remonstrance (yes, Queens figured greatly into the establishment of religious liberty in America). It’s also home to Flushing Town Hall, a performing arts center that brings some of the greatest musicians and dancers to NYC. It truly one of the gems in Queens, and happens to be 150 years old this year.

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In particular, it is a major setting for jazz in NYC, and is considered to be “the Jazz Capital of Queens,” by Clyde Bullard, producer of the Jazz Live! Series; he produces other concerts there, too. (more…)