Senior Theater Acting Repertory (STAR) always welcomes retired persons interested in acting. To arrange for an audition, call Stan Guttman at (718) 224-2729.
Casting for a production of RAGS is now at the new Flushing Town Hall Theatre, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. Rehearsals from April to June. All roles open. Seeking excellent male and female singers/actors of all ages, seeking a young boy with excellent singing voice for makor role. Prepare 16 bars, bring pics and resume. 718-463-7700.
The Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra continues biweekly Wednesday evening rehearsals at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Rehearsals begin at 7:45 p.m. 718-591-3456.
The Queens chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society is expanding its membership. All men who enjoy singing, be they tenors, leads, baritones or basses, are invited to attend rehearsals any Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the school hall, 74-15 175 St., Flushing. 718-468-8416.
Salute Queens Jazz Greats on Fri., March 23 at 8 p.m. at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City. Tickets: $5, $3. 718-482-5151.
Broadway star, recording artist Linda Eder will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Fri. April 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 212-307-7171.
Jurys Irish Cabaret, Ireland's longest-running revue, returns to the Queensborough Community College Theater, for one show only - Fri., March 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $29, $26 and $23. 718-631-6311.
St. John's University's Department of Fine Arts hosts its 11th annual Piano Benefit Concert for the Fine Arts Scholarship Fund on April 4 at 8 p.m. in Marillac Auditorium, Queens Campus. Anne Cavolo Tedesco will perform works by Bach, Chopin, Debussy and Brahms. Tickets: $7, $14. 718-990-6567. Tickets: $32.50. 212-307-7171.
Taylor Dayne performs at Westbury Music Fair on Sun., April 29 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $32.50. 212-307-7171.
Singer/Songwriter Gordon Lightfoot will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m.
Kenny Loggins, known for "Footloose," "Forever," "This Is It," and other hits, performs at Westbury Music Fair on Thurs., April 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.
Reviving the legacy of jazz in Queens, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College welcomes drummer Waiter Perkins, pianist Gil Coggins and other jazz greats to its jazz jam session on featuring Dave Jackson, bassist, and Nicholas Carella, trombonist, Fri., March 23 at 8 p.m. in the college's Little Theater at 47th Avenue at Van Dam Street, Long Island City. Admission: $5, $3. 718-482-5151.
Soprano Ilana Kochinska, with pianist Ivan Yanakov, will appear in recital at 8 p.m., March 24, at The Steinway Reformed Church in Astoria. The program, "Spring Fever -- Love and Mhimsy," includes Schubert's masterpiece "Der Hirt aufdem Felsen." Flutist Joseph Trent and clarinetist Kenneth Long are also featured. Donation: $10, $5. 212-579-0932.
Anne Murray comes to Westbury Music Fair on Sun., April 22 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.
Hillcrest Jewish Center has secured several tickets for the Sun., April 29 performance of Avi Albrecht and Dudu Fisher at Colden Center at Queens College, which will also feature the Queens Symphony Orchestra with Arthur Fagan conducting. The performance will be in celebration of Yom Ha'atzmaot and will start at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23. Chairpersons of the concert for Hillcrest Jewish Center are Sylvia Murray Marks, 718-740-0842, and Edith Frank, 718-969-0437.
Melding jazz, funk rock, soul and R&B, the Tower of Power and Average White Band will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., April 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $30. 212-307-7171.
Astoria Center of Israel, 27-35 Crescent St., Long Island City, presents a Klezmer Concert and Dance Party featuring Klezmer clarinetist Margot Leverett and friends, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25. Admission: $10, $5, includes refreshments. 718-278-2680.
James David Christie will perform the art of the fugue at the Colden Center at Queens College on April 22 at 2 p.m. 718-793-8080.
Performers sing in groups and as a full chorus on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. under the direction of Evelyn Castro of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Queens Blvd. 718-268-5960.
Richard Stoltzman, clarinetist, will perform at the Colden Center at Queens College on Sun., May 6 at 2 p.m. 718-793-8080.
B.B. King and Bobby "Blue" Bland perform at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., April 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40. 212-307-7171.
"Let There Be Music" will be held on Sun., April 1 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112 St., Forest Hills. Admission: $18.
The Sacred Music Chorale of Richmond Hill will perform Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" with orchestra and guest soloists on Palm Sunday, April 8, at 3 p.m. at historic St. John's Lutheran Church, 86-20 114 St., Richmond Hill. Admission: $10, $7. 718-849-1437.
The works of Mozart, Verdi, Haydn, Still and R. Strauss, featuring violin soloist Allan Schiller, will be presented at Service Now for Adult Persons, 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Thurs., Mar. 22 at 1 p.m.; Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike, Sun., March 25 at 2 p.m.; Samuel Field YM&YMHA, 59-20 Little Neck Parkway on Tues., March 27 at 11 a.m.; and at the Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84 St., on Wed., April 18 at 1:15 p.m. 718-776-5914.
The Bellerose-Floral Park Centre Lions Club presents its second annual Doo-Wop Concert to benefit the Guide Dog Foundation on Sat., March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Howard T. Herber Auditorium, 75 Ocean Ave., Malverne. Featuring Lenny Cocco and the Chimes, the Dimensions, The Del-Vikings, Vito Picone and the Elegants and Steve Mitchell (A Touch of Elvis) hosted by WCBS-FM 101.1's Don K. Reed. Tickets: $25. 516-437-2509.
The Church on the Hill will present Glenn Alamilla, tenor, in recital on Sunday, March 25, at 4 p.m. The church is at 168th Street and 35th Avenue. The concert is open to the public and is free; a free-will offering will be received for the church's Music Fund. Following the recital, a reception will be held in the church's Lower Auditorium, to which all are invited.
The third Doo-Wop Golden Oldies Concert will be presented Sat., March 31 at 7 p.m. at Holy Cross High School, 26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing. The event will be hosted by Don K. Reed of WCBS-FM 101.1 and will feature six Doo-Wop acts: The Classics, Passions, Mystics, Chantels, Emotions, and the Acapella Group. Tickets: $25. 718-224-1226.
The Children's Orchestra Society will perform at Queens Theatre in The Park, on Sat., April 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets: $8. 718-760-0064.
The Queens Museum of Art highlights a range of compelling glass works in "Heart of Glass," on display through May 27. Seven international artists take a conceptual and poetic approach to the medium while demonstrating its versatility. A kaleidoscope of shape, texture, color and size is employed by each artist to evoke visceral reactions to their themes of nature, science, folklore, myths, and history. Admission: $5, $2.50. 718-592-9700.
Comedian Rodney Dangerfield returns to Westbury Music Fair for the first time in nine years on Fri., April 27 and Sat., April 28. Both performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets: $50. 212-307-7171.
OLBS presents the year 2001 spring dance for singles 25-49 on April 21 at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Church, 34-24 203 St, from 8:30 to 1 a.m. Tickets: $20, includes a buffet, beer, wine, soda, munchies, tea, coffee, cake and door prizes. 718-445-6538.
Ballroom Dancing is held Wednesdays at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St., Flushing, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 718-268-2800.
Join the Long Island Single's chapter of ORT for an afternoon of Line Dancing on Sun., April 22 at 1 p.m., at The Inn at Great Neck, 30 Cuttetmill Road, Great Neck. Maria Perone will give a dance lesson at 2:30 p.m. Come early for a light buffet. Admission is $15. Call Harriet 718-465-1774.
Irish dancing lessons, with All-Ireland dancing champion Niall O'Leary, are offered at Yeats' Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd. in Bayside, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday. 212-726-1602.
Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents ballroom dancing every Friday at 2 p.m. Admission: $40. 718-423-8179.
Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents free line dance lessons every Monday at 3 p.m. and every Friday at 1 p.m. 718-423-8179.
Line Dancing with Steve is held every Monday at Community Education Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.
Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers is offering lessons to the public in the latest crazes of ballroom at their Forest Hills, Belie Harbor, Glendale, Bayside, Floral Park, Elmhurst, Maspeth, and Flushing locations, complimentary to the complete beginner. Learn how, with or without a partner, and enjoy socializing. Membership requires learning basics in the standard dances, but membership is not a requirement. 718-891-4209.
Israeli and Folk Dance Class is held every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 209 St. and Cross Island Parkway. Instructors Rae and George Nemoviche. 718-428-6363.
The Jackson Heights Arts Club returns to the Queens Museum of Art for another of its highly popular watercolor painting demonstrations by painter Richard Moffett on Sat., March 24, at 2 p.m. The painting demonstration, which will include a reception and refreshments, is being presented free with museum admission: $5 for adults and $2.50 for students/seniors. 718-592-9700, ext. 222.
St. John's University will host the 7th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition on view through April 27 at the Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Hall. 718-990-7476.
Landscapes: Visions of Nature, works by American, Asian and European artists from the 13th century to the present will be compared in this slide-lecture, which traces the development of landscape painting, will be presented by Mary Ellen Houck of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. on Sat., March 24 at the Seaside Branch Public Library, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway Park. 718-634-1876.
"Castle - 6,500 years of Bayside History," and other exhibits, are on display at the Bayside Historical Society Mondays through Saturdays. 718-3521548.
P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-15 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, presents the first U.S. retrospective of the work of Italian artist Luigi Ontani through May 6. Admission: $5, 42. 718-784-2084.
The New York Hall of Science presents "Psychology: It's More Than You Think" through April 29 , including the Living Carpet in the Great Hall. 718-699-0005.
The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., presents "Sequined Surfaces: Haitian Vodoun Flags" now through April 20. 718-658-7400.
The 71st annual Spring Open Juried Exhibition of the National Art League will be presented May 7 to June 8. $1,500 in awards. All media, except photography, judged by Charlotta Kotik, curator of the Brooklyn Museum. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for prospectus to: Open Show, National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston. 718-224-4953
The Bayside Historical Society, Building 208, Fort Totten, Bayside, presents Paper Quilts, an exhibition by Zelda Tanenbaum. 718-352-1548.
A.S. Byatt recipient of the Booker Prize, England's highest honor, will be the next guest at the Queens College Evening Readings on Tues., April 3 at 7 p.m. 718-997-5592.
The Colombiettes of Morris Park Council #566 of the Knights of Columbus will host a Penny Social on the cafeteria of Our Lady of Cenacle RC Church, Richmond Hill, on Sat., March 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3. 718-831-0208.
The Kew Gardens Actors Workshop will present an afternoon of dramatic readings on Tues., March 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens. The group meets on Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. 718-268-5960.
Queensborough Community College Holocaust Resource Center and Archives presents "Janusz Korczak's Warsaw" through June 30. The exhibit traces the career of Janusz Korczak in Warsaw until his death at Treblinka in August, 1942. Consists of a narrative text, photographs and documents. Library Basement, Room 30. Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event. 718-225-1617.
Look up in the sky...it's a bird...it's a plane...no, it's Not-a-Superhero, appearing at the Queens Museum of Art through May 27. Artist Luca Buvoli presents the latest chapter in the adventures of Not-a-Superhero, in the exhibition Around, Around, and Away-Not-a-Superhero and the Myth of New York, the latest installment in the museum's Wall Work series. Admission: $5, $2.50. 718-592-9700.
Science and technology shed a whole new light on traditional printmaking and photography by creating new, exciting forms of contemporary art. Art and Science Collaborations brings its third annual digital art competition exhibition to the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111 St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 718-699-0005.
The History of the Great Hall - the Architecture of the New York Hall of Science is presented by the Hall in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This compact panel exhibit spotlights the New York Hall of Science, built for the 1964 -1965 World's Fair. Discover the Great Hall, its architect, Wallace K. Harrison, and the history behind its seven-story blue-stained glass serpentine walls. 718-699-0005.
Faces tell a thousand stories, the eyes are the windows of the soul. Esther Kirchevsly teaches portrait drawing to novices and practices artists at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.
The Afrikan Poetry Theatre presents "My Haitian Diary" by Francois Rides Garcia. Free admission. Also, the Afrikan Poetry Theatre continues its exhibit, "Perspective Visions" by Philip Howell, a photo essay, at the Center for Culture, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. 718-523-3312.
Annual Easter egg hunt at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, on Sat., April 14, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $3. Free parking. The Farm Museum will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt in the orchard. Egg hunts will be ongoing throughout the day. "Whiskers" the bunny will be hopping around the Farm to greet the children. Dance the "Bunny-Hop", play egg toss and egg rolling games on the farmhouse lawn. Visit our animals and take a hayride. 718-347-FARM.
The Queens Library Foundation will hold a Gala Dinner Dance on Wednesday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, Long Island. The event will be co-chaired by Queens Borough Public Library Trustees Mary Ann Mattone and Joseph Ficalora (who is also Chairman, President and CEO of New York Community Bank). Proceeds will benefit the Futures Fund, an endowment to purchase children's books and provide free children's programs at Queens Library. All are invited. Honorees will be Claire Shulman, Queens Borough president; Robert Donohue, senior vice president of Electrical Operations, Con Edison; and Charles Hamm, chairman, CEO and president of Independence Community Bank. 718-990-8632.
An Arts And Crafts Show And Sale will be held on Sun., April 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Auditorium, 203 St. and 35 Ave., Bayside. Watercolor, pastel, oil painting, quilting, woodworking, and more, will be on display. Artists demonstrations included. 718-631-0410.
A Visual Arts Forum is held on the second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. at La Vuelta Bistro, Long Island City. Artists are invited to bring one work of art to share. 718-274-9585.
Traditional Greek folk dances are taught weekly at the Greek Cultural Center, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., Astoria. Classes are forming now for the beginning and advanced dancer through June. Registration is ongoing. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. for adult beginners and 9:30 p.m. for the advanced. Children's classes are held on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. (for ages 6-10) and 7:15 p.m. (for ages 10-14). 718-726-7329.
Art classes are offered at the Cultural Arts Department of the Central Queens YM-YWHA, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills. 718-268-5011.
The Tuesday, April 3 featured movie at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens, will be Runaway Bride, starring Academy Award nominee Julia Roberts. Showtime is 11:15 a.m. at the center.
Queens Theatre in the Park, one of the five cultural institutions in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents the a cappella quintet Street Sounds for two performances, Sat., April 7 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 8 at 3 p.m. Street Sounds performs as one of the events in the Fieet Black Cultural Arts Series. Tickets: $16, $12. 718-760-0064.
Theatre Workshop Entertainment Ltd at the Fantasy Playhouse, 317 Merrick Rd., Lynbrook, presents The Magic Basket, on Saturdays, April 7, 14 and 21 at 1 p.m., Sundays, April 8 and 15 at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $8. 516-599-1982.
Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents the return of MOMIX Baseball, on Sat., March 31 at 8 p.m. and Sun., April 1 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $27, $24, $21, $17. 718-760-0064.
Children's spring break performance with Steve Johnson's Magic Variety Show will be Tues., April 10 at 1 p.m. at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. Illusion and dramatic escape. Tickets: $5, $3. 718-358-0067.
The Confraternity of Our Lady of The Rosary Parish in Yonkers will perform a Passion Play in Portuguese at St. Pius V. Pariah Center on Sat., March 31 at 7 p.m. St. Pius, 106-12 Liverpoool St., Jamaica. 718-739-3731.
Queens Theatre in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents the nationally-acclaimed Child's Play Touring Theatre in Animal Tales and Dinosaur Scales, stories and poems written by children. Performances are Sat., March 24 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets: $8. 718-760-0064.
The Undisputed Heavyweight Comedy King, Andrew Dice Clay, brings his street smart, sex-obssessed persona to Westbury Music Fair on Fri., April 13 and 14. Tickets: $45. 212-307-7171.
Theatre Workshop Entertainment Ltd at the Fantasy Playhouse, 317 Merrick Rd., Lynbrook, presents Rumplestilskin at 3:30 p.m., Sat., March 24 and Sun., March 25 at 1 p.m. Tickets: $8. 516-599-1982.
You have two more weekends to see the Parkside Players production of Ira Levin's "Veronica's Room" on March 23, 24, 25, 30 and 31, at the Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills. Friday and Saturday performances start at 8 p.m. Sunday's performances start at 2 p.m. 718-268-6189.
Queens Theatre in the Park, in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, presents Terry Waldo's one-man show "Eubie and Me." Showcasing Mr. Waldo's wide ranging talents as composer, arranger, playwright, and actor, Eubie and Me features the music of Eubie Blake, his contemporaries and new material composed by Terry Waldo. Performances are on Saturdays, March 24 and 31 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, March 25 and April 1 at 3 p.m. 718-760-0064.
Theatre Workshop Entertainment Ltd at the Fantasy Playhouse, 317 Merrick Rd., Lynbrook, presents "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" on Saturday, March 24, 25, 31, April 1 and 12 at 4 p.m. March 31, April 7 and 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. 516-599-1982.
Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing, presents Open Mic Night on the first Thursday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights and comedians are welcomed. 718-424-6494.
Open Mic for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, and comedians is held on the first Monday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave., Jackson Heights. 718-424-6494.
On Fri., April 6, at 8 p.m., the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston, will host a presentation by Sharon Rothman on "Feng Shui for the Artists: Studio-Designing Your Life With the Art of Placement." All are welcomed. Free admission. 718-224-4953.
The Forest Hills Senior Center offers line dancing at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays. 718-699-1010.
The Kew Gardens Community Center offers a variety of exercise, art, and other classes and activities throughout the week. 718-268-5960.
The Rego Park Senior Center offers meals, health screenings, housing clinics, ballroom dancing, line dancing, and other events and activities. 718-896-8511.
Come one, come all to the National Art League's Annual Chinese Raffle and you may win one of the many original works of art on display! This is a fun-filled and exciting opportunity to own a work of art, or two, if you are lucky. There will be food and good times. We welcome everyone to this exciting event. Mark your calendar on Sun., April 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston. 718-224-4953.
The Moms Club of Bayside is once again sponsoring an evening of fun with its annual penny social raffle on Fri., March 23 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Bayside. Donation: $3. Indivuiduals will receive a free sheet of raffles and coffee, tea and punch. 718-631-4690.
Cyber Singles meets Thursdays at 9 p.m. at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 718-268-2800.
The Central Queens Y in Forest Hills offers volleyball for singles 22 to 45 on Sunday mornings. 718-268-5011.
The Outdoor Singles activities hotline is 718-353-5506.
The Acting Workshop of Queens continues this fall at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th St., at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718-263-8066.
The Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park, will offer three daily sessions of Children's Spring Workshops. Classes will meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 10, 11, and 12 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The workshop will include planting and crafts. Snacks will be provided. Recommended for ages 6-12. Admission: $15. 718-347-3276.
A Water Color Workshop will be held March 29 and April 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Admission: $85. 718-229-4000.
The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new way to express themselves. 718-520-9842.
The Forest Hills Community House, 108-25 62nd Drive, offers a weekly, multi-media creative arts group for teens through age 18 on Monday evenings. 718-592-5757.
Esther Krichevsky teaches portrait drawing to novices and practiced artists at Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202, on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.
The Queens Museum of Art presents free Family Drop-In Art Workshops every Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 718-592-9700.
©2001 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.