Harlem Globetrotters - Nassau Coliseum
February 17, 2013 - Uniondale
The inimitable Harlem Globetrotters return to the coliseum with amazing hoop skills that defy the imagination. A perfect family event.
Black Stars of the Great White Way - Queensborough Community College -QPAC
February 17, 2013 - Bayside
Celebrate Black History Month. Broadway choral director/arranger Chapman Roberts has created this evening of Broadway show stoppers delivered by an all-male cast featuring original cast members of such Broadway hits as Eubie Blake's "Eubie," "Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies," Fats Waller's "Ain't Misbehavin," Leiber and Stoller's Grammy-winning "Smokey Joe's Cafe," "Dreamgirls," and "Porgy and Bess." The cast includes Tony nominated actor Norm Lewis and legendary song and dance man Maurice Hines.
Peking Acrobats - Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College, Colden Auditorium
February 22, 2013 - Flushing
Since their Western debut in 1986, the Peking Acrobats have astounded audiences with their incredible talents rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk art. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. They push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing juggling dexterity and incredible balancing feats, showcasing tremendous skill and ability. They are masters of agility and grace. Accompanied by live musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects, the Peking Acrobats create an exuberant entertainment event featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.
Free parking and wheelchair accessible.
Donnie McClurkin in Concert - Kupferberg Center For The Arts-Colden Auditorium
February 23, 2013 - Flushing
In celebration of Black History Month, come enjoy Grammy-award winner Donnie McClurkin, who is known worldwide as the tall raspy tenor who commands attention with his powerful and rich sounding vocals. His gospel, spirit-filled performance is certain to raise the roof of the Colden Auditorium.
Sleeping Beauty Dreams - Long Island Children's Museum
February 23, 2013 - Garden City
Mexico's Marionetas de la Esquina Family Puppet Theater re-imagines the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale as a modern story. Award-winning playwright Amaranta Leyva, reimagines the famous princess as an overprotected daughter looking for a way to break free of her castle walls in order to search for true love…and her true self.