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Culture Lab LIC


Thursday, October 27

6:30 - 9:30pm

Featuring Local Artists

Join us for a vibrant evening of performances, art, food and drinks to support Culture Lab LIC


Our ART GALLERY is open Thursday & Friday, 5-9pm, and Saturday & Sunday, 2-9pm. FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS are held in the Culture Lab parking lot every Thursday & Friday, 7-9pm, and Saturday & Sunday, 5-9pm.


Keep your eye on our social media for updates on our upcoming theatre, dance and comedy performances!

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As a member of Culture Lab LIC, you directly support dozens of arts, cultural and neighborhood organizations enjoyed by the entire community. As a Thank You for your awesomeness, each of our membership levels offer something for everyone: $2 off drinks, early viewings to monthly exhibitions, artists talks, Culture Lab LIC swag, and discounts to theater, dance, music concerts, and special events. We have an exciting 2022 season ahead of us and we cannot wait to share it with you! 


Introducing Our

Fall Vendor Market!

Saturdays & Sundays
September 24 - October 30

Seeking local vendors for our free weekend
outdoor concert series, bringing in 300+
attendees nightly. Limited spots available.

Read More & Sign Up!

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Queens Jazz Overground & Culture Lab LIC present

2022 Fall Jazz Fest

The Queens Jazz OverGround 2022 Autumn Jazz Fest will feature six professional bands, a student jam session and showcase, and various student performances and clinics.


No, YOU Tell It!

"Punch Up"

A Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event

No, YOU Tell It! is a nonfiction series where storytellers first work together to turn out true tales, then swap stories to embody each other’s experiences. For this special Brooklyn Book Festival Book End Event, four storytellers who write for the page and the stage have worked together to develop true stories inspired by the theme “Punch Up.”


Come watch as step into each other’s stories.

Storytellers: Jenn Wehrung, Aida Zilelian, Matt Storrs, and Maria Rubio

With guest story coach, Pichchenda Bao and guest director and HOST, Ellie Dvorkin Dunn! Both are alum storytellers from our 2019 BKBF Bookend Event, No, YOU Tell It! “aMuse.”


Plus, a chance to win the No, YOU Tell It! Ten-Year Anthology. Follow us @noyoutellit for more!


Monday, September 26, 7pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

Admission: FREE but we'll be collecting donations for Friends with Four Paws with a match for the first $50.




This show is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


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Street Photography


Curated by Paul Kessel

& Orestes Gonzalez

On View:

Sept 30 - Oct 31

Opening Reception:

Oct 1, 5-9pm

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We Are

Fashion Exhibition & Runway

by NY Chinese Designers & Artists

from Parsons, FIT, Pratt, SVA and NYU


Opening Reception:

Saturday, October 1, 2-10:30pm

Exhibition on View: ​October1- 9

Register here for free tickets.

We are our own temple.

Throughout history, across nearly all religions and cultures, there has always been the concept of a temple, a place to contemplate the purpose and meaning of life. Though we may not be religious or go to a physical temple, as artists and designers we draw inspiration from the “temple” of our inner selves to bring imagination and beauty into creation.

This exhibition will feature artwork and fashion collections from emerging Chinese artisans. The audience will have the opportunity to explore these artisan’s inner selves or “temples” by learning about the inspirations behind their artistic expression.


The main mission of this exhibition is to create more exposure for NY based Chinese artists in order to celebrate their culture and educate the public about their heritage.


This exhibition will represent diversity, inclusivity, cross-cultural values and faith. Through this unique visual and culture experience, visitors will be invited to reflect and explore their own internal temples during the exhibition.


Special Thanks To:

New School Chinese students and scholars Association (Sponsor)

Pratt Chinese Scholars and Students Association

SVA Chinese Students Organization

FIT Chinese Scholars and Students Association

The BLANC Art Space


Velvet.Co International

Studio N

Sunshine Dance NYC

Kola Superdeep(Shen Zhen)Fashion Product Design Ltd

Kepler Mission Design

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Robert Mark Dance’s Inaugural New York Season

Friday October 28, 2022

Saturday, October 29, 2022


Tickets: $25 + Processing Fees


Robert Mark Dance is a contemporary dance company based in Astoria, Queens, led by Artistic Director and Choreographer Robert Mark Burke. RMD is excited to announce its inaugural New York season, Dawning, featuring the premier of Dawned, a new work in collaboration with composer Eric Dietz, supported by the O’Donnell Green Music and Dance Foundation.


By definition, "dawning is the beginning or first appearance of something; coming into existence,” and for the first time ever, RMD comes together as a company to present an entire evening of work on Oct. 28 & 29, 2022. Produced in partnership with Culture Lab, LIC, Dawning is an evening of dance consisting of Short Stuff, a series of short dances created over the last 5 years and the premiere of Dawned.


“Dawned”  is a multidisciplinary new work that investigates the instinctual shared experience of how isolation and grief build communities empowered to find new hope. Inspired by the photography of Gregory Crewdson, choreographer Robert Mark Burke and composer Eric Dietz have built a world that focuses on communal bonding through desolation and confinement. 

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