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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: 

Curtain Up - The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

Thursday, August 4
5:30pm

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. 

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Rosalie O'Connor

In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth

Saturday, August 6
1pm

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.

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

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Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: "Mozart Celebration"

Saturday, August 6
2pm

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 exhuberant Viola Quintet in C major. 

Briarwood
85-12 Main Street
718-658-1680

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A Memorial Concert For Pete and Toshi Seeger
Saturday, August 6
2:30pm

An all-star lineup of friends and family gather to honor these leaders in folk music and activism.

Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street
718-821-4770

 

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"The Nance"

Wednesday, August 10
2pm

In this screening, 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

New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Thursday, August 11
5:30pm

Enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road 
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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New York Philharmonic Gala With Lang Lang

Friday, August 12
1pm

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Join us for a screening of the opening gala with the New York Philharmonic and piano virtuoso Lang Lang as they play Grieg and Beethoven in a concert filmed in September 2015. 


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


Monday August 29, 2pm
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
718-454-7272

Shaina Taub

Saturday, August 13
1:30pm

Join us for a screening of a concert performed by Shaina Taub, one of the theater's most promising new stars. The singer, actress, and songwriter presents an evening of original songs filmed in March 2015. 

Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue
718-429-4700

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

Saturday, August 13
2pm

In this screening of a concert 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 II’s groundbreaking musical saga about the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of show folk on the Mississippi River.

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

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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We Like It Like That! A Boogaloo Celebration

Saturday, August 13
2:30pm

Enjoy a screening of a performance filmed last summer of the New York City sounds of Latin soul with Joe Bataan, Ray Lugo and specials guests, legendary pianist Richie Ray, and in one of his first performances in 40 years, Pete Rodriguez. ABAKUÁ Afro-Latin Dance Company will perform some of its signature choreography

Bayside
214-20 Northern Boulevard
718-229-1834

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James Naughton - The Songs of Randy Newman

Thursday, August 18
5:30pm

In this screening, Broadway actor and Tony Award-winner James Naughton performs the music of Randy Newman, whose pop songs and film scores have delighted audiences for decades and earned Oscar, Emmy and Grammy awards.

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Kevin Yatarola

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Voice For A Century

Saturday, August 20
1pm

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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.

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


Wednesday August 24, 2pm
Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing
718-454-2786


Friday August 26, 1pm
North Hills
57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-3550

Photo Credit: Chris Lee

Matt Alber

Monday, August 22
6:30pm

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.

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


Thursday August 25, 2pm
Sunnyside
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
718-784-3033

Photo Credit: Robert Davidson

Danny Elfman's Music From The Films of Tim Burton

Thursday, August 25
5:30pm

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."

Whitestone
151-10 14 Road
718-767-8010

Photo Credit: Stephanie Berger

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Jason Isbell - Moving Forward

Thursday, August 25
6pm

In this screening, Jason Isbell and his band stay true to their southern roots and display his exquisite songwriting. 

Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue
718-831-8644

Photo Credit: Kevin Yatarola

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Red Hot + Fela Live!
Friday, August 26

1pm

Enjoy the music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti, as Fela’s master drummer and Afrobeat icon Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next generation of Afro-futurist innovators.

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

Photo Credit: Kevin Yatarola

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.