Flushing, Queens is a mostly Asian neighborhood. It has one of New York City’s biggest Chinatowns, and one of the oldest Little Indias. It has Hispanic communities too.
Without the parking signs, it may be hard to guess that this is New York City. Isn’t it great?
Cultural Venues in Flushing
Latin Culture in Flushing, Queens
This New York Brazilian maracatu, forró, funk jazz band is fun!
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Saturday, May 13, 2023
This family festival features three different Regional sons and dances including: Son Huasteco, Son Jaliscience and Son Jarocho!
Saturday, May 6, 2023
Brazil Meets China mini-global music mashup; folk
Sunday, April 16, 2023
El Barrio Project ~ Caribe salsa
Saturday, April 29, 2023
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Tuesday-Sunday, November 1-6, 2022
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
KAUFMAN ASTORIA STUDIOS
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The Lunar New Year 2023 Photo Exhibition This is Home, features work about New York City by some great New York photographers of Asian descent: Janice Chung (Korean), Cindy Trinh (Vietnamese), and An Rong Xu (Taiwanese). The exhibition opens with a reception at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens; on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 12-2pm. It ends February 26. FREE! 🇰🇷🇹🇼🇻🇳
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New York’s Chinese Theatre Works “Hao Bang-ah, Rabbit!” is Budaixi-style glove puppetry telling bilingual stories of Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rabbit, and other Chinese zodiac traditions. It’s at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens; on Sunday, January 29, 2023. Performances at 1pm & 3pm. Workshops at 1:45pm & 3:45pm. Performance $15. Performance and workshop $22. 🇨🇳
The Native American Social with NativeTec, Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio, and Niamuck Land Trust, brings Indigenous artwork, storytelling, drumming, singing and dancing to Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 12pm. Free with rsvp, but suggested donation $10 adults/$5 children. 🇺🇸
The Mini-Global Mashup: Garifuna Meets Flamenco brings together jazz vocalist Lucy Blanco (Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble), jazz bassist Hilliard Greene, and Caribbean flamenco guitarists Lisa y Josué (Lisa Spraragen and Josué Pérez) at the Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 1pm. $15. 🇻🇨🇭🇳🇪🇸🇵🇷
The 12th Queens World Film Festival 2022 brings 157 films from 27 countries to the Queens Theatre, Flushing Town Hall, Museum of the Moving Image, Kaufman Astoria Studios and The Local, in Queens, Tuesday-Sunday, November 1-6, 2022. From $15. 🇦🇷 🇧🇷 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇲🇽 🇵🇷 🇪🇸