We like to think of Q.E.D. as an after-school space for grown-ups. All the fun stuff you did as a kid but with beer & wine and like-minded folks.
Our affordable classes and shows are as diverse as Queens itself. At Q.E.D. you’ll find arts and crafts, stand-up comedy, tastings, DIY projects, poetry slams, game nights, walking tours, storytelling, gardening, improv, and everything in between.
In a nutshell, we aim to provide a fun, creative, casual space to laugh and learn by opening our stage to performers of various levels of experience and hosting classes and workshops that are affordable and accessible to all types of folks.
What does Q.E.D. mean?
Q.E.D. is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase "quod erat demonstrandum". If you ever do a crossword puzzle, you'll thank us for this bit of info. It translates to "that which was demonstrated", but if you want it to stand for Queens Ed, that's cool, too.
Q.E.D. was created by Queens resident Kambri Crews. A long-time producer and promoter of stand up comedy, Kambri is bringing the fun and creativity home to Astoria. For four years she served as the Director of Marketing and PR for the comedy club Comix, during which time she also owned and operated the 50-seat venue Ochi's Lounge. She followed that by becoming the comedy booker for the 92Y Tribeca. Kambri is also the author of the New York Times best selling memoir Burn Down the Ground (Random House) and an accomplished public speaker and storyteller, giving speeches and performing around the USA. By creating Q.E.D., Kambri hopes to bring the community together to share in learning and laughter.
Notes: OUTSIDE FOOD & DRINKS ARE NOT ALLOWED. QED has coffee, tea, soda, beer & wine plus snacks and pre-made wraps and sandwiches available.
Wish it was a little longer! Very knowledgeable instructor, fun class.
I had a wonderful time taking this class. The instructor is a truly gifted instructor, with so much talent and knowledge to share in a very engaging way. Hopefully, she'll teach many more classes.
I am new to social media and I learned so much from this class. Nikki was so knowledgeable and any question waa answered with an easy to get explaination! I hope to take another course with her as the teacher!
Terrific course great instructor!
Lovely class & our instructor was very understandable, clear & patient in teaching us the new skills. Highly recommend!
We will be back! Loved Kambri, loved this class, and loved QED!
Space was tight when I arrived, and I wasn't on the list possibly because I booked through coursehorse. No drink special when I attended, maybe update the description of the event "We'll be offering 16oz Queens Lager by Queens Brewery for $3 each while supplies last!" $7 drafts is what I was met with. Class itself was as described, a free drawing session with a live model. I wish it was a bit more organized and honored the described drink special.
Deux merveilleux cours que j'ai suivi pendant mes vacances à New York. Et que je regrette de ne pouvoir poursuivre. un très beau souvenir Two wonderfull courses which I attended during my vacation in New York. A very good memory
Amazing class! Taught by kind and fabulous teacher. Really jump started my cardistry skill.