LIC Arts Open Set for 5/12-20
The LIC Arts Open takes over Long Island City from May 12 – 20, 2012, opening with exhibitions by MoMA P.S.1, Reis Studios Experimental Gallery, andSculptureCenter, to name just a few. Remember to mark the FREE Block Party on May 19 in your calendar, and check out over two hundred Open Studios participating this year.
For the kids (or the kid in all of us), the Kid's Art Contest May 12-19 gets the creative juices flowing, with an awards ceremony on May 19 led by Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer.
And then, there's the music lineup. There's the LIC Jazz Alliance on May 17 for the jazz fans, four of New York's most up-and-coming female singer-songwriters in an impressive lineup on May 17, not to mention music pioneers Pat Irwin and J. Walter Hawkesperforming together for one night only on May 18.
And, featuring 9 concerts and 12 world premieres, the Queens New Music Festival from May 10 – 13 features some of the quirkiest, coolest new ensembles complete with everything from multi-media performances to ancient Renaissance instruments.
And for the theatre-lovers: we've got you covered. Fresh from Secret Theatre's highly-successful One Act Factor, the One Act Factor REDUX (a sample of the final one acts written by local playwrights) takes the stage on May 14.
And for improv fanatics (we know you're out there), we've got a great lineup of troupes like Laughing Devil Comedy Club, Queen's Secret Improv Club, and Face Off Unlimited serving up the hottest and hippest improv comedy. Check our brochure for a full lineup.
If that's not enough to get you interested, we've also got food, drink, vendors and TONS OF FREE events, activities, and performances. See you in LIC!