FLUSHING TOWN HALL at HOME

FLUSHING TOWN HALL at HOME
Step Up Soirée – A Virtual GalaSAT, JUNE 27, 7 PM EDT
Black tie or pajamas in the comfort of your home! Join us for entertainment and a salute to our medical heros. We’ll be honoring all NewYork-Presbyterian Queens employees. Have the arts brought you comfort during this time? All funds raised support our mission of bringing people together through global arts. Enjoy these 15-minute lessons leading up to the Soirée!
WED, JUNE 24, 7 PM | DancingTHUR, JUNE 25, 7 PM | NibblesFRI, JUNE 26, 7 PM | Cocktails
VIRTUAL GALA: SAT, JUNE 27, 7 PM EDT
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CrossCurrent Contemporary Dance Virtual FestivalFRI, JUNE 26 & JULY 3, 7 PM EDT
Produced by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and presented by Flushing Town Hall, the virtual festival on Facebook Live aims to foster creative contemporary dance choreography in the Asian American Community by showcasing new works by Asian American choreographer and in-depth discussion with the artists and Nai-Ni Chen. 
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FTH at HOME: GLOBAL ARTS FOR GLOBAL KIDSwith THE SMITHSONIAN: LATIN MUSICMON-FRI, JUNE 22 – JUNE 26
As our thoughts turn to summer, our FTH at HOME: Global Arts for Global Kids series also shifts from in-depth virtual classes to lighter online learning. In affiliation with the Smithsonian, FTH EDU will be exploring their Year of Music collection and video archive.
This week we’ll focus on Latin Music — examining objects like Celia Cruz’s Cuban Rumba dress and Poncho Sánchez’s congas. Students of all ages will enjoy viewing items from the Smithsonian and then digging in with post-video activities. Flushing Town Hall is pleased to be a Smithsonian Affiliate and hopes you enjoy investigating their collection as much as we do. CLICK HERE TO GET STARTED!

FTH at HOME: ZOOM ARTIST HANG
FRI, JUNE 26 at 5 PM EDT
Open to artists of any discipline! As a way to stay together and connected while we are apart, Ellen Kodadek, Executive & Artistic Director of FTH hosts Zoom Artist Hang every Friday at 5 PM EDT. You can participate with or without video (though we’d love to see your smiling faces!). Please join us so we can check-in, say hello and stay connected to you!  
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FTH at HOME: VIRTUAL JAZZ JAM #4WED, JULY 8, 7 PM EDT
Led by Carol Sudhalter and our wonderful house band, our Jazz Jam musicians from Queens, as well as others from around the world will be sharing their music to lift our spirits and honor those we have lost.  Up to 20 musicians are welcome to participate in the jam. (SIGN UP NOW!) Audience can watch this session LIVE share comments on Facebook page or Zoom. LEARN MORE

QUICK SURVEYS
SURVEY #1: FTH at HOME: Community Feedback
While temporarily closed in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing measures, Flushing Town Hall has been offering our global arts programming online called “FTH at HOME.” We would love to know your feedback.
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SURVEY #2: FTH Virtual World Dance Camp
Flushing Town Hall Education is developing a low-cost Virtual World Dance Camp for kids and adults (no dance background needed) to explore the joy and vitality of dance forms from NY’s diverse communities. To ensure we are meeting the needs of our communities with this new opportunity, we are eager to hear your ideas and input!

TAKE THE SURVEYTHE CENSUS 2020The 2020 Census is now underway—respond online or by phone at (844-330-2020).

Fill out the census because you count, our community counts, culture counts! 
The Census is a count of every person in the United States, and takes place every 10 years. The Census determines federal funding for education, healthcare, public housing, parks, and http://my2020census.gov/culture, as well as our number of representatives in Congress. It’s essential that every New Yorker is counted, and our voices are heard. 
The count of each New Yorker represents $3,000 in federal funding each year, and our fair share of over $650 billion is at stake. If we are undercounted, our community could lose seats in Congress, which means less of our voice in Washington on decisions that affect our future.In the 2010 Census, the response rate in NYC was only 62%, while the national average was 76%. We lost vital federal funding—we can’t let that happen again.The Census is safe and secure—it will not ask for the following information: social security number, political beliefs, immigration status, or financial information. All information you share is kept confidential and protected by law.
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