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

School of Visual Arts student casting for film shooting this month. Seeking five boys, ages 10-14. Irish, Italian, European Jewish types for coming of age film centered on Dodgers leaving Brooklyn. Call 337-7397.

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

Talent show to benefit Toys For Tots and breast cancer research to be held at LeHavre on the Water in Whitestone. Seeking participants, acts to raise money for the charities. Call Eddie Ramos at 767-6200 or 917-476-8488.

Theatre à la Carte is holding auditions for the fall production of Daphne Du Maurier’s “Rebecca,” (woman in her 20s) and two men (30-50). Call 212-904-2667 and we’ll get back to you.

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

Variety acts sought for bookings in Bayside. Open call for comedians, impersonators, improv groups, magicians, mentalists, etc. Saturday 4 p.m. at Holliswood Theater, 215-16 82nd Ave. Call 265-6354.


Acting Workshop of Queens. Mon., 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.


“Japanese Ghost Tales” by storyteller Kati Kuroda will be told at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Rufus King Park, between 150th and 153rd Streets in Jamaica as part of Cultural Collaborative Jamaica’s “Arts in the Parks” series. Call 526-3217.

Puppets in the Parks presents “Cinderella” at the Queens Museum of Art in the New York City Building at Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. It will be followed by a puppet-making workshop for children. Call 592-9700, Ext. 222.


The Poppenhusen Institute presents a free concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday with Morning Star, performing authentic Irish music at Mac Neil Park, Fifth Avenue and College Place in College Point. Call 358-0067.

Flushing Town Hall and the Flushing Council on Culture & the Arts presents a free Friday night concert at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., featuring Mike Butler and friends in “The Times They Are a Changing’,” a tribute to American folk and pop classics with music by Bob Dylan, James Taylor and Joan Baez. Bring a chair and a blanket. Call 463-7700.

Ray Vega Latin Jazz Sextet will perform in front of the Satchmo House, the home of legendary jazz musician Louis Armstrong, 107th St. between 34th and 37th avenues in Corona. The concert, which will take place on the Jazzmobile, a concert stage on wheels, marks Armstrong’s 101st birthday. Call 997-3670 or go to


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.

Kew Gardens Community Center introduces a new dance program with Elaine Nester Fri. from 1 to 3 p.m. at 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. Call 268-5960.

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

Dinner Theater

The Killing Kompany presents “Law & Disorder” at the White House, 10-24 154th St., Whitestone, at 8 p.m. Friday, July 19. Call 746-1111.


Circle of Nations Pauline R. Hunt Pow Wow will be held all weekend at Flushing Meadows Corona Park’s lake featuring trader booths, Native American food, arts & crafts, Inter-Tribal Regalia and more. Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 212-666-9478.


America: The Private “I”s, an exhibit by Karlos Carcamo and Joonhyun Kim, at the Jamaica Center for Arts Learning, runs through Aug. 17. 161-04 Jamaica Ave. The exhibit explores pop images, hip hop culture and commercialism in urban communities. Call 658-7400.

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

“Castle — 6,500 years of Bayside History.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 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 28. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

“East Meets West—Again,” an open-theme all-media exhibit featuring Asian artists at AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., through July 13. Call 520-9842.

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

“Living Together, Growing Together,” works by artists from The Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. Through July 28. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

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

Mexico City: An exhibition about the exchange rates of bodies and values, Sunday through September, PS 1 Contemporary Arts Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. 784-2084.

National Art Exhibition at St. John’s university runs through Aug. 16 at the Chung-Cheng Art Gallery in Sun Yat Sen Hall, Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 990-7476.

Oral History Exhibit. “Bayside was a Wilderness Then: Little Neck Bay-North Shore Trolleys.” Building 208, Fort Totten. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sat. & Sun. noon to 4 p.m. 352-1548.

Originals by Nicotra, an exhibit of Emotional Realism painter Charles Nicotra, runs through Sept. 30 at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. Call 478-9569.

Robotics, runs through Sept. 1, New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111 St. 699-0005.

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.

“Twentieth Century Borough: 100 Years of Modern Architecture in Queens.” Exhibit explores changing facets of Modernism over a century of growth through March 2003 at Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave. Presented by the Queens Historical Society. Call 939-0647, Ext. 17.

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

Yan Jian Min collection of Chinese ink paintings that blend East and West cultures in landscapes and other natural works. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. at Crystal Window & Door Systems, Crystal Foundation Art Gallery, 31-10 Whitestone Expwy. Call 201-342-2401.

Harold Zipkowitz, a Forest Hills photographer, exhibits his work at the Forest Hills branch of the Queens Library, 108-19 71st Ave. through July 17. He is a finalist in the 19th Annual Individual Artists Showcase. Call 990-0700.


Writers Forum. Writers asked to being one original work to share. Third Sat. of the month, 3 p.m. at Women’s Studio Center, Suite 216, Wills Art Deco Building, 43-01 21st St. 361-5649.


“Late Night Catechism” is presented as part of Queensborough Community College’s Professional Performing Arts series at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 631-6311 for tickets.


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 & third Thurs. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., 424-6494.

Open mic at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., 8-11 p.m. Friday with host Big Brother Wayne. Call 523-3312.

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

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

Watercolor workshops on Thursdays July 11-Aug. 22, 1:30 to 4:40 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Pre-register by calling 229-4000.


Columbia - a Folkloric Fantasy with Ballet Mestizo runs Friday through Aug. 4 at the Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m. Call 729-3880.


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

Tours of Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Tues., Sat. & Sun. Presented by the Queens Historical Society. Call 939-0647, Ext. 17.


The Women’s Studio Center presents an acrylic and watercolor painting workshop to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays. with instructor Melissa Wolf. Call 361-5649 or e-mail

Posted 7:07 pm, October 10, 2011
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