What’s Up In Southeast Queens: Feb. 10-16, 2017


February 11
Morris Mill Live: The Purple Expression of Prince
Queens Library Central Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
Morris Mills is a multi-talented Los Angeles model, musician, singer and songwriter. He’s toured nationally and opened for such artists as Jon B. and George Clinton. Morris returns to New York this Saturday with an exclusive live show celebrating the legacy of The Minneapolis Sound with “The Expression of Prince.”

The performance is set to start at 3 p.m.. Tickets are free and are available on Eventbrite.com. For more information, please call (718) 990-0700

JCAL Present The Wiz Jr.
The Wiz, the off-Broadway smash hit musical with lively staging, exuberant performances and powerhouse singing is coming to Southeast Queens. Come see the reimagining of the classic Wizard of Oz tale, performed by the New York Black Arts Festival. The production is a one night only Black History Month presentation that will be memorable for the entire family.

The show will take place at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center located at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue on Saturday, Feb.11. Ease on down while tickets last!

General admission is $15. Seniors and students can get tickets at a special discounted price of $10.
For more information, call (718) 658-7400

York College Presents: Tru Bone
Through the use of narratives, spoken word and dramatic scenes of rage, resistance and revelry, Tru Bone will help you experience the deep hurt, spiritual joy and ultimate resolve of resistance. With an ensemble cast underscored by African drums, vocalists and a myriad mix of multimedia of both sight and sound, this is a one 90-minute tour de force that you won’t soon forget

General admission is $20. Tickets can be purchased at online at yorkpac.com or on site at the box office. The show is set for Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 718-262-2840.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Langston Hughes
The Langston Hughes branch Queens Library in Corona is holding an even honoring the influential works of the port and author. Join local artists, poets, writers and more as they talk about the part Hughes work played in their lives. Experience an awesome afternoon of moving poetry and live music featuring the works of Onaje Allan Gumbs & Trio Plus – featuring Abiodun Oyewole, Tulivu Donna Cumberbatch, Ernest Lee and Messiah. The legacy of Langston Hughes, Poet Laureate of Harlem will be celebrated through three generations of poets.

The event is set to take place this February 11 at the Langston Hughes Queens Library located on 100-01 Northen Boulevard in Corona. For more information, call (718)651-1100.

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