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Acting Seniors

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

Barbershop Harmony

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

Bayside Glee Club

Join the club and prepare for its upcoming concerts. Rehearsals Tues. evenings, 7:45 p.m., All Saints Church, 214-33 40 Ave. Entrance on 215th St. For more information, call 424-5769.

Community Singers

The Community Singers of Queens rehearses Mon. 8-10 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St. All voices welcome. Call 658-1021.

Cripple of Inishmaan

The Outrageous Fortune Company will hold auditions for “The Cripple of Inishmaan” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, and Saturday, Jan. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 42-24 Douglaston Pkwy. Seeking two men, 17-24; three men 30s-60s; one woman 17-22; and three women 60s. Call 428-4500, Ext. 20.


Acting Workshop

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

Taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thurs., 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.


Ballroom dancing

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

Country line dancing classes

Mon., 7-9 p.m. for beginners and intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Israeli and folk dance

With Rae and George Nemoviche. Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center. 428-6363.

Line dance lessons

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

New dance program

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.

Sunday Instruction

Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Boulevard, will give lessons 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and have dancing until 8 p.m. Lesson and music by Sal Escott. Call 478-3100.

Tango Tips

Basic instruction and skill improvement for advanced dancers Tues., Thurs. & Sat. at 6 p.m. Call 212-239-8561


Bayside History

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

Bayside was a Wilderness Then

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.

Changing of the Avant Garde

MoMA QNS presents a display of architectural drawings from the Howard Gilman collection, donated in November 2000, on display through Monday. Call 212-708-9691. 33rd Street and Queens Boulevard.

Contemporary Prints

St. John’s University’s Fine Arts department presents “Contemporary Printmaking,” an exhibit of prints by New York City artists through Friday at the Chung-Cheng Art Gallery in Sun Yat Sen Hall. Call 990-6250.

Cosmic Views of Queens

The Queens Museum of Art at Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., presents Ezra Shales’ “Cosmic Views of Queens, an Arcade Project,” through Jan. 11. This interactive exhibit focuses around thoughts inspired by a take-out cup of coffee. Call 899-0700.

Eight Propositions

The Museum of Modern Art, Queens, opens an exhibit that explores drawing’s renewed importance in contemporary art. “Eight Propositions” features more than 250 contemporary drawings, including newly commissioned wall drawings and site-specific installations, on view at MoMA QNS through Monday. 33rd Street and Queens Boulevard. 212-708-9400.

Emerging Artists

Socrates Sculpture Park will feature work by Paolo Arao, Matthew Bakkom, Alejandro Cesarco, Peter Coffin, Elizabeth Demaray, Jeffrey Hatfield, Eric Hongisto, Caitlin Masley, Jennifer Monick and Jennifer Zackin through March 30. Museum is at the entrance of Broadway and Vernon Boulevard.

Modern architecture

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

Pan, Tortilla y la Familia

Queens Theatre in the Park introduces an exhibit of photographs by Mary Teresa Giancoli entitled “Pan, Tortillas y la Familia: Bread, Tortillas and the Family from New York to Puebla” on display at the theater through Jan. 26. Call 361-9849.

The Pointed Pen

Queens Museum of Art presents a collection of “William Sharp’s Courtroom Drawings, Political Caricatures and Book Illustrations from the 1930s-1950s” through March 2. An opening reception will be held Jan. 12 from 3-6 p.m.

Refuge on Canvas

Gateway National creation Area’s Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge will host the artwork of Lois Stiene with oil paintings inspired by the park’s landscapes throughout the seasons. Call. 338-3672.

Video Acts

P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center presents “Video Acts,” single-channel works from the collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and the New Art Trust with the exhibits Building Structures, the FBI Files and recent paintings by Art Held. Call 784-2084.


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.


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.

Poetry Reading

The Jackson Heights Poets will be reading at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Forest Hills, 70-00 Austin St. at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Call 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.


American Dreams

The Queens Theatre in the Park presents the Acting Company in the world premiere of the new Studs Terkel play “American Dreams: Lost and Found” at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12. Call 760-0064.


Kingsland Homestead

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.

Queens Jazz Trail

First Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 463-7700.


Constructing Clay Pottery

The National Art League will hold a demonstration of different methods of constructing clay pottery by artist Kristine Welch at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. on Friday evening. Call 428-1859.

Painting workshop

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

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