Queens Rising Showcases

Sunday, June 26, 2022
2 – 6PM

Flushing Town Hall celebrates Queens Rising 2022 with an exciting line-up of programs in June 2022. QUEENS RISING is a multi-disciplinary arts celebration, scheduled for June 2022, designed to highlight our borough’s cultural and creative diversity by amplifying and promoting Queens arts and culture.

Valerie Green/Dance Entropy: HOME
SUN, JUN 26, 2 PM, FREE (no RSVP required)

HOME, by Valerie Green/Dance Entropy is an international cross-collaborative dance project featuring choreographers from Sweden, India, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Lebanon and the USA. What does home mean to you? These world re-known choreographers working with VG/DE explore what home means to them from their country of origin. Join us for a captivating journey around the world through dance and music. In these divided times, connection and understanding across diverse cultures is more important and needed than ever. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ARTIST

HOME is supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Flushing Town Hall space grant, and the generosity of individual donors.

Queens World Film Festival: LGBTQIA+ Short Films
SUN, JUN 26, 4:30 PM, FREE (no RSVP required)

Celebrate Pride with LGBTQIA+ short films curated by the Queens World Film Festival. Seven short Prideful films will cover it all - from coming together to splitting apart. The films will be followed by post-screening panel discussion and reception.

Featured films:
Break Up by AJ Mattioli
Without Say by Neha Guatam
Better Man by Amelia Mathews
Marguerite by Marianne Farley
Dress Code by Melanie Notinger
Couple of Guys by Debra Markowitz
Stonewall: The Making of a Monument by Cheryl Furjanic

This event is funded by the former NYC Councilmember Danny Dromm.