The Daily Shortlist May 1

Abakan Red, 1969 Photo courtesy of Magdalena Abakanowicz

Location: Long Island City, Queens
Art: WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution
Show time: Thursday thru Monday: noon–6:00 PM through May 12
Venue: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
Food: Sripraphai
Drink: Saints and Sinners
Miscellaneous: Baruirs

A great place to see art that takes chances, P.S.1 is showing WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, an exhibition examining the history of feminist art. Works shown emphasize the 1970s and the role NYC played, when feminism was at its peak. Being that you’re in Queens anyways, you HAVE to take the 7 train to Sripraphai, one of New York’s top Thai restaurants. What makes it better than most is the fact that the ingredients are fresh, and instead of choosing your entree with a choice of meat, they offer a novel sized menu with pics of every dish, with most under $10. Once a heavily Irish neighborhood, Saints and Sinners is one of the best looking Irish bars left. Grab a Guinness at the bar or traditional Irish food. If you can, head over to Baruir’s in Sunnyside for one of the best cups of coffee in Queens.

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