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Circuses

The all-new millennium edition of the Yankee Doodle Circus is coming to Jackson Heights at the Lexington School For The Deaf Gym, 75th Street at 30th Avenue, on Sun., April 9, at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets: $10.50, $8.50, $6.50. 718-388-1890.

"Intimate yet world class," the internationally acclaimed circus troupe Cirque Eloize presents a special performance of Excentricus at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., April 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $18. 516-99-3100.

Comedy

Kevin James, star of the CBS Comedy "The King Of Queens" will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Wed., May 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $32.50. 212-307-7171.

Concerts

Kenny Rogers will return to Westbury Music Fair on Sat., May 13, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.

LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City, presents the spontaneous sounds of improvisational jazz on April 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $5, $3. 718-482-5060

Olivia Newton-John will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Thurs., May 4, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $47.50. 212-307-7171.

Mary Cleere Haran, the cabaret singer, appears in Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Cabaret at "Club T" on Fri., April 7, at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets $25. 516-299-3100.

The Queens Symphony Band will perform on May 6 at 8 p.m. at Queensborough Community College Theater. Tickets: $10, $8. 718-631-6311.

McGoldrick Library, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing, presents "Music Of The Big Bands and Other Singers" with Peter J. LaRosa. on Thurs., April 6, at 7 p.m. 718-461-1616

Joel Grey, one of the nation's best-known actors and singing stars, appears at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., April 8, at 8 pm. Tickets: $50 $45 and $37, $47, $42, $34. 516-299-3100.

Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., presents "Persistence of Memory," a concert of classical violin and piano music featuring violinist Justine Chen and pianist Steven Beck on Sat., April 8, at 2 p.m. 718-661-1200.

The Queensborough Orchestra, Martin Canellakis, conductor, is planning a millennium gala concert on Sun., April 16, at 3 p.m. in the Queensborough Community College Theater. Tickets are: $14, $12. 718-631-6311.

The New York City Opera National Company presents Rossini's comic masterpiece "The Barber of Seville" at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Fri., April 14, at 8 pm. Tickets: $88 $88 and $40, $88 $42, $37. 516-99-3100.

Haydn's oratorio, "The Creation," will be performed on Palm Sun., April 16 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 86-20 114th St., Richmond Hill, by the Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill, with orchestra and soloists. Admission: $10, $7. 718-849-1437.

Richmond Hill Branch, 118-14 Hillside Ave., presents "Magica" on Sat., April 8, at 3 p.m. 718-849-7150.

Exhibits

The St. John's University Chung-Cheng Art Gallery presents Chinese Fabric Painting and Calligraphy by renowned Chinese artist Diana Chi Chan from April 15 to May 15. Chan will showcase her talents at a demonstration on Sat., April 15, at 1 p.m. 718-990-1526.

A new exhibit on display at the Queensborough Community College Art Gallery through the end of April showcases a collection of medals from the American Medallic Sculpture Association, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 718-631-6396.

Starting in April at the Main Street Flushing Library. Photo exibit showing "Flushing in Retrospect." A look at Flushing as it was in 1985 and as it is now in the year 2000. 20 photos on display on the lower level.

Fairs

The Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway, will be having a full costume Renaissance Fair Dinner on Sat., May 20, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. 718-229-2534.Films

Films

Maverick filmmaker Mike Figgis will make a personal appearance in Manhattan on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m., to present a special preview screening of his eagerly awaited new film "Time Code." Tickets: $16, $8. Call 718-784-4520.

The American Museum of the Moving Image presents "Sweet and Lowdown" on April 8-9 at 6:30 p.m. Sony Pictures Classics, 1999, 95 mins. PG-13. Written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Sean Penn. Tickets are $8, $4. 718-784-4520.

The American Museum of the Moving Image presents "Die Nibelungen, Part One: Siegfried" on Fri., April 7 at 8:30 p.m. 718-784-4520.

The American Museum of the Moving Image presents "Destiny," a silent film with live music by Donald Sosin on Sun., April 9 at 2 p.m

The Queens Museum of Art presents, Brazilian style, on April 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission: $5, $7. 718-592-9700.

Windsor Park Branch, 79-50 Bell Blvd., Bayside, presents "World War II and the Big Bands" on Thurs., April 6 at 6:30 p.m. 718-465-7355

Lectures

The Queens Historical Society and Voelker-Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary and Victoian Garden presents a lecture on American folk art on Sat., April 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. Tickets: $7, $10. 718-939-0647

The American Museum of the Moving Image presents a lecture by guest curator Tom Gunning on filmmaker Fritz Lang on Sat., April 8 at 2 p.m. 718-784-4520.

Novelists Peter Carey, Caryl Phillips, and Norman Rush will engage in a roundtable discussion of The Art of Writing at Queens College Tues., April 11. Evening Reading in LeFrak Concert Hall at 7 p.m. The moderator will be Leonard Lopate, host of WNYC-AM's New York & Company. 718-997-5590.

Performances

Theater A La Carte presents "Murder for the Asking" on Fri. and Sat., April 7, 8, 14, 15 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 9, 16 at 3 p.m. at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. Tickets: $12. $11. 718-631-4092.

The Herricks Community Players present "Hello Dolly" on Fri., April 7, at the Herricks Community Center Stage, 999 Herricks Rd., New Hyde Park, at 8 p.m. The show will continue on April 8, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and on April 9, April 16 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $17, $12. 516-742-1926 .

Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents African-American music from around the world in "Women of The Calabash" on Sun., April 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $10, $8. 718-760-0064.

Thalia Spanish Theatre presents its first production of the millennium: the bilingual world premiere of "Picasso's Guernica/El Guernica De Picasso," written by Jeronimo Lopez Mote with music by Pablo Sorozabal and Teddy Bautista from April 7 to May 14. 718-729-3308.

The Brooklyn Amazing Kings Chorus will perform at St. Gregory the Great, Gregorian Hall, 87th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway East in Bellerose, on Sun., April 30, at 3 p.m Tickets: $10, $5. 718-347-3707. 718-347-5914

The Our Lady of the Snows Choir will present a multimedia perfomance of the "Passion and Death of Jesus Christ" on Sun., April 9, at 3 p.m. Free admisssion. 718-347-6070.

The Queens College Goldstein Theater presents "Bus Stop" on Thurs., April 6, at 8 p.m. Friday and Sat., April 7 and April 8 and 14, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 9 and April 16, at 3 p.m. Tickets: $9. 718-793-8OSO.

Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park presents "Women of the Calabash" on Sun., April 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $10, $8. 718-760-0064.

A Musical on the Immigrant Story Performed at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on April 16 at 2 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre at 47th Avenue at Van Dam Street in Long Island City. Tickets: $8. 718-482-5060

The Colonial Players of The Hollis Woods Church, 215-16 82nd Ave., Hollis Hills, presents "Hocus Pocus" through Sat., April 15. Performances will be held on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3:30. 718-740-9400

Poetry

Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Ave., presents "Recapturing the Spirit of Conscious Poetry for the New Millennium" on Thurs., April 6 at 6:30 p.m. 718-465-7355.

The Center For Culture, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, presents a poetry workshop on Sat., April 6 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $5. 718-523-3312.

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