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Arts Business Incubator for Arts-Based Startups
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Foundation on the Arts (NYFA) is launching an Arts Business Incubator (ABI) Program for ten New York City-based arts business start-ups. QCA members will have the opportunity to learn ...
Social Media Strategies for Artists
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Participants in this fast-paced workshop will learn how to use Twitter, Facebook, Google , among other social media platforms, to build a personalized strategy to identify, articulate and promote t...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente!
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...

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This Month in Queens Real Estate: May 2014 by George
May 15, 2014 02:23 PM | 10357 views | 4 4 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of Queens home sales was pretty flat in April as the county began to transition out of one of its most severe winters in recent history. Now that we are g...
1ST.TIME BUYERS-BUYING A HOME BELOW MARKET VALUE! by jimmy
May 12, 2014 07:55 AM | 1108 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE*An opportunity for many 1st. time buyers. Bank Owned Properties.  One sure fire Tip for all Buyers right now. I am a Real Estate Broker for the past 35 years, servicing Middle Village, ...
1X4P_HS2AS_Students.jpg High School to Art School Spring Exhibition by Queens Council
April 29, 2014 11:38 AM | 1092 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) in celebrating the accomplishments of young artists of the High School to Art School portfolio development program! Student portfolio artwork will b...
Presenters How to Use Fiscal Sponsorship to Get Ahead As an Individual Artist by Queens Council
April 24, 2014 01:09 PM | 1371 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an individual artist interested in applying to large-scale grants and government agencies? Frustrated by a lack of opportunities without non-profit status? Fiscal sponsorship may be right f...
Melissa Do You Make These Mistakes When You Are Writing A Grant? by Queens Council
April 20, 2014 11:00 AM | 1436 views | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Back by popular demand! Queens Council on the Arts Presents Grant Writing Plus. The spring session of this two-part grant writing workshop brings a close to QCA’s Build Your Own Business (BYOB) wor...
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Photographs of Sydney's cafe siege victims, lawyer Katrina Dawson and cafe manager Tori Johnson are displayed in a floral tribute near the site of the siege in Sydney's Martin PlaceBy Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - Memorial services for the two victims of an Australian cafe siege were held on Tuesday as authorities swept away an expanse of flowers placed for the pair on a central Sydney avenue. Lindt Chocolat Cafe manager Tori Johnson and lawyer Katrina Dawson were killed a week ago at the end of a 16-hour siege by gunman Man Haron Monis when police stormed the cafe in the city's central business district. Monis also died. An official investigation into the final moments of the siege and the deaths of all three is underway. ...


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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)CINCINNATI (AP) — Dre Kirkpatrick returned Peyton Manning's third interception for a touchdown in the closing minutes on Monday night, completing a fourth-quarter rally that gave the Cincinnati Bengals a 37-28 victory and a spot in the playoffs.


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Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch leaps into the end zone for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)With five of the six playoff slots in both conferences decided, some would think much of the drama of the schedule's final week has been removed.


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