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Share this information with your friends and if you did not secure your seats already, call us today at 718-545-1151 and don’t miss AKTINA’s GREEK MUSIC JOURNEY 2010 featuring Greece’s popular singer Melina Aslanidou accompanied by Vagelis Douvalis and their orchestra led by renowned bouzouki maestro/soloist Manolis Karantinis in a one of a kind musical tribute to the legendary singers Grigoris Bithikotsis and Vicky Moscholiou at New York’s landmark theatre The Town Hall on 43rd Street between 6th and 7th Aves in Manhattan, NY (123 West 43rd St, NYC).
On Friday, May 14, 2010 at 9pm, against a backdrop of videos Melina Aslanidou, Vagelis Douvalis, bouzouki maestro/soloist Manolis Karantinis and their orchestra will revive some of the everlasting masterpiece folk and rembetika (Greek blues) songs of Bithikotsis and Moscholiou.
Secure your seats early by calling AKTINA FM, 718-545-1151 or Ticketmaster, 212-307-4100. All major credit cards accepted. Ticket prices start at $45. Tickets also on sale at the Greek Music and Video located at 25-50 31st Street in Astoria, NY (718-932-8400).
For more detailed information about this concert please visit, www.aktina.org – reply to this email or call 718-545-1151. See videos of previous AKTINA concerts at the Town Hall on youtube. Search under AKTINA
AKTINA Productions, Inc., is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich heritage, culture and folklore of Greece and Cyprus in America. It is the sponsoring organization of the highly rated bilingual radio AKTINA FM on WNYE 91.5FM and AKTINA TV on WNYE-Ch. 25 in New York and Ocean TV20 in Toms River. GREEK MUSIC JOURNEY was established in 1994 with a purpose to promote the rich musical inheritance of Greece through the production of unique concerts that highlight each year different representative aspects of the Greek music repertoire. Recent AKTINA notable performances include, “The Songs Of Greek Cinema” in 2009 with Melina Aslanidou and Vagelis Douvalis, “From Markos Vamvakaris to Manos Loizos” in 2008 with Manolis Mitsias and “Tribute to George Zambetas” in 2007 with Kostas Makedonas.
Following the tremendous success Melina Aslanidou and Vagelis Douvalis had last year during their unforgettable and captivating performance (see excerpts on youtube by searching under AKTINA) and due to public demand, AKTINA is bringing them back to the Town Hall for this year’s musical tribute to Bithikotsis and Moscholiou which will be highlighted by Manolis Karantinis, one of the finest bouzouki players or Greece compared to the late Manolis Hiotis. We invite you to read more about this concert and about our featured performers on our website www.aktina.org
See you all on May 14th for yet another memorable evening at The Town Hall Theatre.
AKTINA Concert Production Team
Sponsored by: Arch Capital Services, Inc.
Media Sponsors: Greek Media Group, Mega Cosmos, Alter Globe, GM TV, Star Channel, Alpha Sat and Antenna Satellite
All proceeds will benefit the public service media outlets AKTINA FM and AKTINA TV
Join us at KELLARI TAVERNA for an after concert dinner party with "prix-fixe" menu at only $49.00 per person with great Greek food specialties. Price includes red and white house wines, beer and soft drinks for the duration of the party. Make your reservations early by calling KELLARI at 212-221-0144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention AKTINA-Aslanidou after concert dinner party or ask for Dennissia.
Watch 5 choreographers show off their new works and then discuss the perfromances with them afterward over wine and cheese!
Attached you will find information regarding NYS Tri-Level Legislative Task Force Hearings spearheaded by State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm Smith. The first hearing will be held here at Queens Borough Hall on April 23, 2010 and the focus will be the creation of jobs for the 21st Century.
The Borough President encourages all to come out and participate. Let your voices be heard and your concerns be addressed.
I look forward to seeing on the 23rd!
Melva M. Miller
Director, Economic Development
Office of the President, Borough of Queens
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
(718) 286-3134 Fax
Breakfast with Councilmember Van Bramer
8 AM - 9:30 AM
Business Breakfast with Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer
Thursday, April 21, 8 – 9:30AM
LIC’s new representative will discuss area issues. $20 for members, $30 for non-members. Contact Indra Smith at 718.786.5300 x 21 or register online.
Sponsors: Plaxall, Silvercup Studios, Werwaiss & Co., Inc.
Co-sponsor: The Floating Hospital
Plaxall is a family owned and managed business, engaged in both manufacturing and property management in Long Island City. Our Design Center division operates a factory at 5-46 46th Avenue where, since 1950, we have produced thermoformed products for the medical, cosmetic, packaging and other industries. Plaxall also owns and manages over a million square feet of space in the Hunters Point section of LIC. We have residential, office and warehouse space. Tenants include, among others, ADT, Konica Minolta, Tuk Tuk, Hertz, Takeshi Murakami, and the Jeffrey Deitch gallery. We also provide space for non-profits such as LIC Community Boathouse, Recycle-a-Bicycle and the Space. More information on the design business is at www.Plaxall.com and the property division is at www.LICProperties.com.
Werwaiss & Co., Inc.
The Floating Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of NYC families since 1866 – providing a healthier and more hopeful future to all New Yorkers. Today, TFH has “dropped anchor” in Long Island City, with its spacious and newly renovated LIC Community Health Center. This convenient “ONE-STOP” location offers quality primary health care for the entire family, including comprehensive medical, dental and mental health services. All insurance plans (including new Medicaid patients) are accepted and affordable cash payment discount plans are also available. Call 718.784.2240 to make an appointment or visit us at 41-40 Crescent Street (Between Queensboro Plaza North & 41st Street). Contact Cynthia Davis, our Business Specialist, at 718.784.2240 x273 to ask about affordable customized employee plans for LIC small business owners. www. thefloatinghospital.org
James G. Van Bramer
District 26 - Council Member - Democrat
A life-long resident of Western Queens, Jimmy Van Bramer was elected to the New York City Council on November 3, 2009.
A community organizer, Jimmy Van Bramer is the son of two active union members. While growing up Jimmy sometimes followed his stepfather, a public-school custodian, to work. As he watched his stepfather polish classroom floors and scrub desks so that children and teachers could have a clean learning space, Jimmy learned the importance of hard work, and the powerful impact that seemingly small efforts can have on the lives of working people. Jimmy has carried those lessons throughout his life.
Jimmy's career has been devoted to making our community stronger and making life better for Queens families like the one he grew up in. From 1999-2009, he served as the Chief External Affairs Officer of the Queens Public Library. As the library's link between community members and government, Jimmy worked to protect and expand important library services, such as after-school programs and English language classes. He also led members of the Queens community on annual trips to Albany and Washington, D.C. to help them make their voices heard by government officials. In addition, Jimmy works to improve our neighborhoods outside of his job, by serving as a member of Community Board 2 and its Land Use Committee.
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UN Federal Credit Union Building, LIC
Panelists from Citibank, Valley National Bank, Asset Enhancement Solutions, and the US Small Business Administration will help you understand your borrowing and credit needs, what banks need to approve lines of credit, installment loans, and commercial mortgages, and how to find the right financing product for your business. Networking & continental breakfast. Please RSVP online or contact Indra Smith at 718.786.5300 x 21 or email@example.com. No charge to attend.
Sponsors: Citibank, Valley National Bank, Asset Enhancement Solutions.
An ongoing project building landscape images with multiple frames. Began as a documentary of the NYC skyline from the end of my street... evolving into a new perspective.
Running thru april at MATTED LIC
Networking Night at Manducatis
Tuesday, March 23, 6 - 8:30 PM
Enjoy networking at LIC's classic Italian restaurant, in business since 1977. $10 for LICBDC members and $15 for non-members includes drink ticket and hors d'ouevres. 13-27 Jackson Ave., LIC. Contact Indra Smith at 718.786.5300 x 21 or register online.
Sponsor: Filco Carting Corp.
This monthly dance performance series will feature natasa Trifan Performance Group!
Check it out!
with Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO, Partnership for New York City
Thurs., March 18, 8 - 9:30 AM
Queensboro Room, MetLife Building
The Partnership for New York City is a network of key business leaders advocating for economic development in all five boroughs. Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of the Partnership, will address challenges faced due to the economic downturn. Her economic forecast will include the Partnership's specific recommendations for economic recovery, job creation, and investment in the future, both Citywide and at the local level.
$30 for members, $40 for non-members. Contact Indra Smith at 718.786.5300 x 21 or register online. In collaboration with Queens Economic Development Corp.