More than a half-century since hitting the comedy scene in 1961, Dick gregory continues to serve up searing social satire on topics like politics and race relations in America. Even President Bill Clinton once called him “one of the funniest people on the planet.” He’s made a name for himself as a civil rights activist, self-proclaimed conspiracy theorist and writer over the decades, and you’re sure to get a hilarious but poignant mix of all those roles at one of these two shows. $25
The Center for Latino Studies invites you to a presentation on recent Latina/o American productions of novels, short stories and chronicles published over the last fifteen years in Latin America and in the United States. Dr. Estrada will analyze identity construction in hybrid zones, transculturation, otherness and the dark side of the "American Dream." His presentation will cover the works of Daniel Alarcón and Junot Díaz, Yuri Herrera, Maya Chinchilla and Daniel Sada, among other "border" writers of the 21st century.
You are invited to the first Rejuvenate University Ladies Night! The first of a series, “Rejuvenate U” promises to help attendees learn how to look – and feel – their best. Rejuvenate U will be held at Capizzi, M.D., the cosmetic surgery and aesthetics practice of Dr. Peter Capizzi, a double-board certified plastic surgeon regarded as the preeminent choice for surgeries and cosmetic procedures of the breast and body in the Charlotte area and beyond. FREEhttp://capizzimd.com
Join the Queens McColl School of Business as we welcome Jack Caravelli, Former White House National Security Advisor, Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford and the UK Defense Academy. Dr. Jack Caravelli is a national security expert, having served as a senior career officer in the US government, including postings on the White House National Security Council Staff and at the CIA and Department of Energy. He is the author most recently of "The Age of Hatred: ISIS, Iran and the New Middle East," published in summer 2016. free, but registration required
Queens Theatre presents a performance by Queens students, directed by Professor Jerry Colbert. Written by Melanie Marnich, "These Shining Lives" is a true story chronicling the determination and strength of women who were sickened by radium rich paint in the 1920s watch factory where they worked. Sponsored by the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Thursday, March 23-Saturday, March 25, at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at 2 p.m. Cash or check accepted at the door; $11 for general public; $6 for students
Join City Art Room for a night of art fun for adults! You are welcome to bring wine, beer, malt beverages, soft drinks, and food (no liquor). Food can also be delivered to the studio. Participants can choose from the following activities: 1. Paint on a 12"x12" or 11"x14" canvas with brushes 2. Color in premium adult coloring books 3. Finger paint on up to seven sheets of 11"x14" paper 4. Customize and paint 1" leather bracelet 5. Paint a wine or beer glass 17http://cityartroom.com/public-events