While our doors are temporarily closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, Flushing Town Hall (FTH) continues to share our global arts programming online. FTH’s master Teaching Artists offer online classes, as our free series Global Arts for Global Kids I (GAGK I) returns with the original English version and four newly translated versions: Hindi (हिंदीमेंपढ़ें।), Spanish (Leer en español), Chinese (以中文瀏覽) and Korean (한국어로읽기).
The replay of this arts education series will run from January 11th, 2021 to March 11th, 2021. Students will have the opportunity to explore nine different topics every week for a total of 45 video lessons: Colombian Music, Chinese Dance, Pop-up Book Page Making, Indian Dance, Mexican Dance, African Drumming, Dance Party in the United States, Visual Signs of Gratitude, and Stories from Quarantine. Lessons are provided weekly and each week's lessons will be available every Monday on FTH’s website (can be accessed anytime) and Facebook page at 2 PM EST. Each video lesson will be accompanied by activity worksheets in the above mentioned languages.
Save the date:Second Wednesday of the month at 7pmfor our Virtual Jazz Jam! Led by Carol Sudhalter and our wonderful house band, the jam welcomes musicians including our jazz jammers from Queens/Long Island, as well as newcomers from around the world, to share their music, lift our spirits and honor those we have lost.
If you'd like to watch this session LIVE, simply tune in to our Facebook page orZOOM.
Up to 15 musicians are welcome to participate in the jam. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and mention the name of your 3- to 4-minute tune (spontaneous: live or pre-recorded but please not a professional, edited recording).
This partnership event is streamed live from the Creative Alliance Theater in Baltimore, Maryland. A Portion of the proceeds your ticket purchase sold go to supporting the mission of Flushing Town Hall.
Celebrate Women’s History Month with songs of freedom, love and inspiration of the genius women who have shaped music, including Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba, Roberta Flack, Abbey Lincoln, Alice Coltrane and more.. Akua Allrich is a vocalist beyond measure. A musical treasure with a massive stage personality and vocal style that is fluid and ever evolving, her musical roots run deep into blues, soul, and rhythm and blues, with a clear grounding in jazz and pan-African music. Along with her group, The Tribe, she has received accolades for her annual events honoring the defining female voices of Black music. This performance will be live streamed in incredible high definition with a four camera system.
About your virtual access: Upon purchase, you will receive a confirmation email from info@creativealliance with your virtual access. THIS IS YOUR TICKET. Scroll down until you see a blue box. This is your access to the event. This event will be available for viewing on demand 24 hours after the concert concludes. Your on demand access is good until April 20th. Questions? Please email email@example.com
"Songbirds"- Remembering Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell
FRI, MAR 26, 2021 7:00 PM
The concert will be performed and streamed LIVE from Flushing Town Hall Theater on March 26th at 7 PM ET and you can watch live on Flushing Town Hall’s YouTube channel. Buy tickets only at $5 to receive the live link and get a reminder!
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Flushing Town Hall is proud to present "Songbirds,” featuring the music of Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, performed by the Mala Waldron Quartet. "Songbirds" is a beautiful journey into a not so distant past made popular by Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, filled with memorable music and song.
The Mala Waldron Quartet Features:
Mala Waldron - Piano and Vocals
Steve Salerno – Guitar
Michael T.A. Thompson – Drums
Gene Torres – Bass
Moderated by FTH's Jazz Producer Clyde Bullard, a live Q&A will follow the performance with Mala Waldron answering questions from virtual audience.
David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band "Remembering The Past and Celebrating The Future"
FRI, APR 30, 2021 7:00 PM
The concert will be performed and streamed LIVE from Flushing Town Hall Theater on April 30th at 7 PM ET and you can watch live on Flushing Town Hall’s YouTube channel. Buy tickets only at $5 to receive the live link and get a reminder!
In celebration of International Jazz Day, Flushing Town Hall presents a LIVE streaming from our stage featuring David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band. Since 1980, this acoustically electrifying group has appeared nationally and internationally in varied settings - currently in the twentieth year of its open-ended weekly Wednesday evening engagement at New York City’s Birdland, at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer’s Night Swing, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, at Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y, at Lionel Hampton’s New Orleans-style funeral procession, and at four appearances at Scotland’s Nairn International Jazz Festival. The band’s guest musicians have included Wynton Marsalis, Dick Hyman, Jon Hendricks, Clark Terry, Jon Faddis, and blues great Big Joe Turner, whose recording with the band, one of five it has made, was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1986.
Moderated by FTH's Jazz Producer Clyde Bullard, a live Q&A will follow the performance with David Ostwald answering questions from virtual audience.