Tag Archives: Queens
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Corona Plaza: An Urban Omnibus Profile

“Urban Omnibus has partnered with the NOCD Working Group to look more deeply into just a few of New York’s NOCDs. Over the next several months, we will publish four original articles that illuminate the specific constellations of social forces, strategies, organizations, and individuals that make Corona, Fort Greene, St. George, and Hunts Point emblematic, […]

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Locating The Sacred Festival

Experience the sacred all over New York City at the Asian American Arts Alliance’s LOCATING THE SACRED FESTIVAL September 12-23, 2012 | NYC – Two years in the making, the Locating the Sacred Festival, a project of the Asian American Arts Alliance, has brought together hundreds of artists, arts workers and cultural activists to create […]

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Upcoming forums: Opportunities for urban dialogues

This month, several workshops and public forums focused on discussing the various challenges of urban community life and culture are happening around the city. Here are a few on our radar scheduled for next week: Livable Streets: Queens Style! at Flux Factory, Tuesday, August 14, 7-9 pm This is the fourth installment of a yearlong […]

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In the news: Fourth Arts Block and Queens Museum

Congratulations to NOCD-NY working group members Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) and Queens Museum of Art for the public recognition they’ve recently received for their work! First off, kudos to FABnyc for being selected as one of this year’s Rockefeller Foundation’s NYC Cultural Innovation grantees! The $200,000 grant will support FABnyc’s ongoing work, in partnership with […]

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Food Tours of New York’s Immigrant Neighborhoods

On Saturday, May 19, Feet in 2 Worlds will host a culinary tour of Jackson Heights, one of New York City’s most diverse and exciting immigrant neighborhoods. Since 2005 Fi2W has been telling the stories of today’s immigrants. And there is no more universal way to tell these stories than through food. From Tibetan momos (steamed […]

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