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  • This Week At QED: February 16th - February 22nd

    Well, this weather is awful. But, instead of shriveling up and hibernating on your couch, come join us to beat the winter blues! Monday, February 16th: Ted Alexandro and Friends - 8pm Astoria Native Ted Alexandro returns for his routine check-up at QED - this time with artist Esteban del Valle, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, and Todd Barry (who is rumored to be the hottest comedian on the planet). Tuesday, February 17th: 500 Days of Summer Live Read - 8pm                                 Comedian Brandon Collins kicks off his...

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  • Now Showing: Artprov

    Now Showing: ARTPROV           What do a flamingo, a giraffe, and a cab-driving ape have in common? Well, nothing really. But they are all subjects of the newest art piece hanging in QED, and that’s got to count for something.           The untitled painting was created last Tuesday night during a performance by the artistically-inclined improv group, Artprov. You might recognize the artist, Brandon Sines, from his Frank Ape character, who makes a cameo in the piece. Even if you’re not familiar with the NYC art world, you can appreciate the selfless passion that...

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  • Artist Spotlight - Louie Pearlman

              On any given night at QED, you’ll likely find people from all walks of life - rambunctious comedians, pensive musicians, or brainiac historians. If you stroll in on a Wednesday morning however, you’ll find the polar opposite. In fact, these little people can hardly walk at all.                    Louie, the leader of the Sing-A-Long, is a chipper young man with the charisma of a person who just came off a stint in a Broadway production. Armed with his ukulele and years on a musical improv troupe, Pearlman...

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