We have had to close entries into this year Crafts & Art Fair Nov. 11, despite billed as open call till Oct. 27. We are pleased at the wonderful response this year. Not all acceptance emails have gone out, but will in the next 30 hours. If you have not received a letter of acceptance or regret (only due to lack of space) you will by 9PM tomorrow. Thank you to all. SunnysideArtists@gmail.com/718-909-4806
What a talented and group of people exhibiting! See names below...Raffles, wine, Patron of the Arts Café from Dazies Restaurant. Why roam for holiday? Shop at home.
We are fortunate to again hold the fair in the ground floor space of the Parish Community Hall of Queen of Angels Church at the corner of Skillman Avenue and 44th Street in Sunnyside, Queens!
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• A message from programmers Matt and Amanda:
"Dear Friends, Supporters and Filmmakers,
We are excited to present year two of the Boulevard Film Festival,
taking place next Thursday, July 20th - Sunday, July 23rd.
This year we have selected 31 short films, including many local filmmakers. We will be presenting the films in Sunnyside at Maggie Mae's Bar, Thalia Spanish Theatre, Bar 43 and The Dog & Duck.
Our festival will begin this Thursday, July 20, at 8 pm at Maggie Mae's with a special screening of short films with musical accompaniment by The Flushing Remonstrance. Opening night is FREE ADMISSION!
You can view our full schedule of films and purchase tickets on our website. We will also be accepting cash at the door. All proceeds go towards festival operations and filmmaker awards.
DONATE AND VOLUNTEER
If you would like to donate to the festival this year, we are also accepting donations through Generosity by Indiegogo.
If you would like to volunteer for the festival, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to see you there!"
Photo by Dave Rubin. L-R: Manny Gomez, Matt Carlson, Amanda Barker Carlson, with one of last year's cash prize winners.
The annual juried show is being planned and will take place in starting third week in June. The annual Queen of Angels Fine Art Fair will occur on Sunday, June 11, in the Parish Hall at 44th Street and Skillman as usual. To receive prospectus in March for either or both shows, email SunnysideArtists@gmail with your first and last name, and email.
by Michele Angelo Merigi da Caravaggio 1571-1610