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Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings


Queens Library has partnered with

Lincoln Center to bring

FREE SCREENINGS to a library near you.

Discover the magic of

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

in your neighborhood.

Watch a Preview!


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Upcoming Screenings:

Richard Tucker Opera Gala: A New Century

Thur, January 19
5:30pm

Recorded in January 2015, current Richard Tucker Award winner Michael Fabiano, Angela Meade, Joseph Calleja, and Elena Bocherova perform arias from well-known operas.

Whitestone 
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

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The American Revolution

Fri, January 20
4pm

A Cheeky troupe from Chicago brings our contry's epic orgin story to life, with loads of laughs and ingenious storytelling, by using their bodies, voices, and (pantomimed) cannons. Seven actors recreate the entire American flight for independence- all in just 50 minutes. 

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Windsor Park
79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 
718-468-8300


Tue, January 24
3:30pm
Hollis
202-05 Hillside Avenue 
718-465-7355

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Grace McLean

Fri, January 20

1pm

Singer, actress, composer, and poet of everyday life Grace McLean brings her signature quirky attitude and jazzy vocals to her first solo Lincoln Center appearance.

North Hills 
57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-3550

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Sinatra: Voice for a Century

Sat, January 21
1pm


Enjoy a screening of the gala concert filmed at the 100th birthday celebration of Ol' Blue Eyes. The New York Philharmonic and performances by Christina Aguilera, Sting, and Bernadette Peters - among others - make this a memorable event. After the screening. join in a casual group discussion and a Frank Sinatra trivia game following the screening.


Howard Beach 
92-06 156 Avenue 
718-641-7086

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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"The Nance"

Sat, January 21

1pm

Enjoy watching Nathan Lane as he gives the performance of a lifetime as Chauncey Miles, a comedian of the 1930s who plays gay men for laughs - at least on stage.

Hillcrest 
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing 
718-454-2786

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

 

Danny Elfman's Music From The Films Of Tim Burton

Mon, January 23

2pm


A concert originally performed in July 2015, Danny Elfman vividly conjures his unforgettable Tim Burton film scores-including "Batman," "Beetlejuice," "Edward Scissorhands," and "Nightmare Before Christmas." 

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Fresh Meadows 
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
718- 454-7272

Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger 

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Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited

Wed, January 25

2pm

Originally recorded in August 2015, "Highway 61 Revisited", the album that changed the way we hear rock, folk, and blues and became the defining soundtrack for a generation, bursts into new life as Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan’s masterpiece is performed in its entirety by the Watkins Family Hour house band and very special guests.

Hillcrest 
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing 
718-454-2786

 
 

Danish String Quartet: A Little Night Music

Wed, January 25

6:30pm

Filmed in August 2015, this screening brings you one of the most exciting young string quartets on the world stage performing a fascinating program including Mozart’s arrangements of Bach’s "Well-Tempered Clavier" followed by Thomas Adès’s kaleidoscopic fantasy "Arcadiana" and Beethoven’s earth-moving "Grosse Fuge."

Flushing 
41-17 Main Street 
718-661-1200

 

 

New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve: La Vie Parisienne

Fri, January 27
12pm

Enjoy a screening of a concert originally broadcast on New Year's Eve 2015 with the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, and music by Ravel, Offenbach, and Saint-Saëns’s "Carnival of the Animals" narrated by Tony-Award winner Nathan Lane. Inspire your creativity and discover insights into the music with a pre-screening discussion.

Inspire your creativity and discover insights into the music with a pre-screening discussion.


Glen Oaks
256-04 Union Turnpike
718-831-8636

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First Look: "Some Lovers"

Sat, January 28

1pm



Some of Broadway’s top talent including Will Swenson, Jessica Phillips, Jenni Barber, and Andrew Mueller perform songs from "Some Lovers", the new musical from legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach and Tony Award–winning playwright Steven Sater in this screening recorded in February 2016. 

Windsor Park 
79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 
718-468-8300

 

 
 

New York Philharmonic Gala with Lang Lang

Sat, January 28

2:30pm

 

Join us for us for the New York Philharmonic and piano virtuoso Lang Lang as they play Grieg and Beethoven in a concert filmed in September, 2015. Let the music inspire your creativity as you learn how to make an origami piano following the screening.

Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue
718-831-8644
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Major support for Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings is provided by the Oak Foundation.

Additional support is provided by the Booth Ferris Foundation and the Altman Foundation.