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Auditions/Rehearsals

Barbershop Harmony Society Queens chapter seeks men who enjoy singing. Rehearsals Wed., 8 p.m. 74-15 175th St. 468-8416.

Community Singers of Queens welcomes all voices for its spring concert. Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St. 658-1021.

Oratorio Society of Queens, under the direction of David Close, invites singers to join in its 75th anniversary celebration. Mondays, 7:45 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, Flushing. No choral experience necessary. 460-0726.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wed. & Fri.. 347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

Theater Workshop Productions holding open call for “Oliver.” Lead roles still available. Call 516-599-1982 for appointment.

Classes

Acting Workshop of Queens. Mondays, 7-10 p.m. Forest Hills Adult Center at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St. 263-8066.

Chinese painting. Fri., 1 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.

Drama/acting for kids. Ages 10-12, Mon., 6:30-7:30 p.m.; ages 13-17, Mon., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Drawing and painting. Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Kids’ painting workshops. Tues., 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Life Drawing Sessions teaches drawing with a live model. Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Women’s Studio Center, 43-01 21st St. 274-9585.

Portrait class. Tues., 7-10 p.m. National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway. 428-1859.

Portrait drawing for novices taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thurs., 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.

Concerts

Luther Vandross, Westbury Music Fair, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 516-333-7228 or Ticketmaster 212-307-7171.

Queens College Spring Music Festivals, Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon, QC LeFrak Concert Hall of the Aaron Copland School of Music. 997-3802.

Julius Grossman Chamber Orchestra, 1 p.m. Thursday at Bell Park Jewish Center, 231-10 Hillside Ave. 776-5914.

Tuesday Morning Music Club features classical chamber music by professional musicians 11 a.m. Tuesday. Douglaston Community Church, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. 224-2597.

Pianist Molly Vivian Huang will perform classical pieces at 2 p.m. May 31 in LaGuardia Community College’s Little Theater, 47th Avenue and Van Dam Street. Seniors admitted free. Call 482-5060.

“Shabbat Services with a (Heart) Beat,” 8 p.m. May 31 at Temple Sholom of Floral Park, 263-10 Union Turnpike. Call 343-8660.

Michael Feinstein, Ann Hampton Callaway, Big Kahuna and The Copa Cat Pak, May 31, 8 p.m., Westbury Music Fair. 516-333-7228.

Forest Hills Orchestra to present its third concert of its 38th season at 2 p.m. June 2 at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. Call 591-3456.

Alabama, Westbury Music Fair, 8 p.m. June 2. 516-333-7228 or Ticketmaster 212-307-7171.

Dancing

Ballroom dancing. Wed., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 268-2800.

Country line dancing classes. Mon., 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9:30 p.m. intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Israeli and folk dance class with Rae and George Nemoviche. Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center. 428-6363.

Irish dancing lessons with all-Ireland dancing champion Niall O’Leary. Sat., 9-11 a.m. Yeats’ Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd. 212-726-1602.

Line dance lessons. Fri., 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy. 423-8174.

Exhibits

Abandoned Spaces, Ruined Places, photo exhibit by Rhea Courtney Bozic, through June 8 at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. 478-9569.

Art of Long Island City, The New Western Frontier, through Sept. 29, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. 463-7700.

Billy Moro-Wey of Jackson Heights, through June 12, Queens Borough Public Library, Forest Hills branch, 108-19 71 Ave. 990-0700.

“Castle — 6,500 years of Bayside History.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.

Celebration of the Arts at the Officer’s Club, Fort Totten, through May 31. Presented by the Bayside Historical Society. Reservations required. 352-1548.

“Designing the Future: The Queens Museum of Art and The New York City Building” features work of architects, designers who worked on the building. Through July 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

Director’s Choice, Highlights of the Godwin-Ternbach Collection, through June 1. The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College. 997-4747.

Heart of Gold, through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. 784-2084.

Inner/Outer World, through June 2. at Queens Theater in the Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Presented by the Women’s Studio Center. 361-5649.

Israel Ramirez of Long Island City, through May 29 at the Queens Borough Public Library Broadway branch, 40-20 Broadway, through May 29. 990-0700.

“Living Together, Growing Together,” works by artists from The Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. Through July 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

Louis Armstrong's World Wide Tours, through June 28, Louis Armstrong Archives, Benjamin S. Rosenthal library, Room 332, Queens College. 997-3670.

Magnus von Plessen, through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City. 784-2084.

Oral History Exhibit. “Bayside was a Wilderness Then: Voices from the Black Community Revisited.” Officers’ Club, Fort Totten. Reservations required. 352-1548.

“The Teheran Children” tells story of 900 Jewish children who escaped Nazi-dominated Europe. Through June 30. Queensborough Community College, library basement, Room 30, 222-05 56th Ave. 281-5770.

“Trolleys of the North Shore.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.

“View,” a multiple artist show at the Socrates Sculpture Park Sunday through Aug. 18, Broadway at Vernon Blvd. 956-1819.

William Steiger: 130 ft high, 65 thou gal, 1/2 mile deep, through Aug. 24 at the Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd. 899-0700.

Events

Big Apple Circus, Big Top Doo Wop, through May 27, Cunningham Park. 212-268-2500.

Art Frenzy, Queens Council on the Arts, May 25-June 23, Rockaway Arts Center, Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area. 474-0861.

Performances

The American Spirit - American history through folklore and historical events involving George Washington, Sequoia, Sojourner Truth and more, 2 p.m. Saturday at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd.

Sunday Jazz Brunch Fest featuring the Tonal Artistes Orchestra at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Afrikan Poetry Theater, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. Call 523-3312.

“Two Battles, One Country,” dedicated to fire, police and EMS officials 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Parish Hall of St. Robert Bellarmine, 56-10 214th St. Call 225-8795, Ext. 42.

Poetry

Helen Fulton, Sophia Lederer and Irene Malinger with open mic 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Queens Borough Public Library, Jackson Heights, 35-51 81st St.

Open Mic. First Mon. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave. 424-6494.

Open Mic Night for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, comedians. First Thurs. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., 424-6494.

Poppenhusen Poets Platform. Open mic for poetry. Second Sun. of the month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Register Now

Music theater workshop at the Aaron Copland School of Music/Queens College, July 8 - Aug. 1, ages 10-15. 997-3888.

Summer art workshops for children run July 8-Aug. 31 at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.

Theater

Once Upon a Mattress, presented by the Parkside Players, May 24, 25, 26, 31 and June 2. Fri. & Sat. shows are 8 p.m., Sun. shows are 2 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike. Call 497-4922.

Where is Teeny, a bi-lingual children’s play at the Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 2:30 p.m. June 1. Call 592-9700.

Tours

Queens Jazz Trail, the first Saturday of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 463-7700.

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