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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:

Rebecca Naomi Jones

Thur, February 2
5:30pm

In this screening, dynamic pop-rock powerhouse and rising Broadway star Rebecca Naomi Jones performs her favorite songs.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Susan Rosenberg 

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Jose Llana 

Wed, February 8
2:30pm 

Consummate performer Jose Llana of "The King & I" and "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" fame brings a powerful voice and charming personality to this concert originally recorded in March 2015. Stay after the screening and uncover your imagination with a Lincoln Center teaching artist.

Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City
718-784-3033

Photo Credit: Billy Bustamante 

 

New York Philharmonic: Kern & Hammerstein's Show Boat in Concert 

Thur, February 9 

5pm

Filmed at Lincoln Center in October, 2015, Vanessa Williams, Julian Ovenden, Norm Lewis, Jane Alexander, Fred Willard, and Lauren Worsham star in Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein ll's groundbreaking musical saga about the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of show folk on the Mississippi River. 

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

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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Mariachi Flor De Toloache

Thur, February 9
4pm

Filmed in May 2016, this screening brings New York’s first all-female mariachi group and one of the city’s most exciting new bands, Mariachi Flor de Toloache to your library. The group celebrates the traditions of this folk form while creating a style all their own including original songs and new arrangements reflecting the influence of salsa, cumbia, gypsy music, Latin jazz as well as pop, hip-hop and soul.

South Jamaica
108-41 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica
718-739-4088


Fri, February 17
4pm
Windsor Park
79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
718-468-8300

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First Look: "Some Lovers"

Fri, February 10

12pm

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. Join in a facilitated Valentine’s Day themed craft activity after the screening.

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


Fri, February 17
1pm
North Hills 

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

 

Curtain Up- The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances 

Sat, February 11

2:30pm 

Go behind the scenes to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of-year performances. Stay after the screening for a reflection activity and discover the world of dance with Lincoln Center Education. 

Bayside 
214-20 Northern Boulevard, Bayside
718-229-1834


Photo Credit: Rosalie O' Connor 

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The American Revolution 
Sat, February 11
2:30pm

In this screening for the whole family, a cheeky troupe from Chicago brings our country’s epic origin story to life, with loads of laughs and ingenious storytelling, by using their bodies, voices, and (pantomimed) cannons. Seven actors recreate the entire American fight for independence-all in just 50 minutes. This screening of The American Revolution will be followed by a reflection activity on the rich history of our country.

Mitchell-Linden
31-32 Union Street, Flushing
718-539-2330

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Luluc 

Sat, February 11

1pm

Originally filmed in March 2016, Australian natives, Brooklyn transplants, singer-songwriter Zoë Randell and guitarist Steve Hassett create luxuriously serene music that floats above the normal rhythms of contemporary life. Wistful melodies pull listeners deep into the dreamscape of their modern folk songs.

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

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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell 

Mon, February 13
2pm

Enjoy a screening of Emmylou's stirring silver-voiced interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs. Together with Crowell, the long-time bandmates and Grammy-winning duo present a fresh approach to country music.

East Flushing 
196-36 Nothern Boulevard, Flushing
718-357-6643

 

Matt Alber 

Thur, February 16

5:30pm 

In this screening, Matt Alber, singer-songwriter for a new generation of diverse audiences, performs an intimate concert of his heartfelt folk and soul originals and covers.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Robert Davidson

 
 

Mozart Celebration

Sat, February 18

1pm

This month, enjoy a festive all-Mozart program featuring the exquisite Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502; the charming Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407; and the exuberant Viola Quintet in C major. A Lincoln Center teaching artist will lead a discussion about chamber music, Mozart and your impressions of the music.

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

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Rana Santacruz

Wed, February 22

2pm

In this screening of a concert filmed in March 2016, Mexico City–born and Brooklyn-based since 2002, Rana Santacruz is redefining both traditional Mexican music and the American singer-songwriter tradition. The multi-instrumentalist and gifted musical storyteller embodies the current incarnation of the great American melting pot and the next wave of great music that is springing from it.

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

Photo Credit: Erin Patrice O'Brien

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Danny Elfman's Music

From The Films of Tim Burton 

Sat, February 25

2:30pm

In this screening of 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." Stay after the screening and uncover your imagination with a Lincoln Center Education facilitator.

Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue 
718-831-8644

Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger

 

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Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra/Rosin Coven 

Sat, February 25

2pm

In this screening originally performed in August 2014, the ever-inventive Amanda Palmer’s intense stage presence and evocative storytelling wink at burlesque and glam rock, with a take-no-prisoners intensity and theatrical flair.

Briarwood
85-12 Main Street
718-658-1680

Photo Credit: Nan Melville

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Voices of a People's History of The United States

Sat, February 25

1pm

Through music and spoken word performances, the extraordinary history of ordinary people from the book "A People’s History of the United States" including efforts to end slavery and Jim Crow, protests against war and the genocide of Native Americans, creating unions, advancing women's rights and gay liberation, are brought to life.

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

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In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth

Mon, February 27

2pm

Considered a singer's composer, Ben Toth has served as musical director and vocal coach to some of the biggest stars on Broadway. Enjoy a screening of an intimate showcase of new songs by Ben Toth performed by Cheyenne Jackson and Lindsay Mendez.

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

 

 

Sinatra: Voice for a Century

Tue, February 28

3:30pm

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.

Hollis
202-05 Hillside Avenue 
718-465-7355

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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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.