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Acting Seniors

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wed. & Fri. 718-347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 718-224-2729.

Barbershop Harmony

Barbershop Harmony Society Queens chapter seeks men who enjoy singing. Rehearsals Wed., 8 p.m. 74-15 175th St. 718-468-8416.

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 718-424-5769.

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 718-658-1021.

Children’s Events

Family Theatre

“The Little Mermaid” at Queens College Colden Center on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.


A classical music performance at Queens College Colden Center on Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.


Acting Workshop

Acting Workshop of Queens. Mon., 7-10 p.m. Forest Hills Adult Center at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St. 718-263-8066.

Chinese painting

Fri., 1 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.

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. 718-358-0067.

Drawing and painting

Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 718-520-9842.

Kids’ painting workshops

Tues., 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 718-520-9842.

Life Drawing Sessions

Teaches drawing with a live model. Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Women’s Studio Center, 43-01 21st St. 718-274-9585.

Portrait class

Tues., 7-10 p.m. National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway. 718-428-1859.

Portrait drawing

Taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thurs., 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 718-268-5960.


Afro-Cuban Music

On Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at LaGuardia College’s Little Theatre at 47th at Van Dam St. Call 718-482-5151.

Organ Recitals

Every Wed. thru April 9 at 12:10 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 38th Ave and Main St. Call 718-359-1171.

Parish Benifit

At Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, 34-24 203rd St. On Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 718-229-8895.

Violinist Kyoko Takezawa

At Queens College Colden Center on Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.


Ballroom dancing

Wed., 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 718-268-2800.

Country Line Dancing Classes

Mon., 7-9 p.m. for beginners and intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.

Line dance lessons

Fri., 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy. 718-423-8174.

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 718-268-5960.

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 718-478-3100.

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. 718-352-1548.

Chen Zhen Exhibit

Held at the Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City. Call 718-784-2084. Running now through May.

Creatures by Wangechi Mutu

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning presents “Creatures by Wangechi Mutu: JCAL 2002 Workspace Artist,” a solo exhibition of recent mixed media works and a new installation that connects fragments of everyday images to create a distinct lexicon of messages. The exhibit will be on display at JCAL’s gallery through April 12. 161-04 Jamaica Ave. Call 718-658-7400.

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 until Sunday. Museum is at the entrance of Broadway and Vernon Boulevard.

Emerging Artists From Japan

Located at the Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City now through April. Call 718-782-9454.

Flight Research #5

Rosemary Laing at the Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd. running thru. May 8. Call 718-956-1819 x. 13.

Images From the Atomic Front

At St. John’s University, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 718-990-5542 for details.

Kente Cloth Weaving

Dr. Luberya Mays at the Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, from May 3 - May 24. Call 718-990-0700.

Landscapes on Exhibit

Carolyn Obergfell exhibits her artwork at the Windsor Park Branch of the Queens Library, located at 79-50 Bell Blvd., from April 9- May 7. call 718-990-0700.

Louis Armstrong in Concert

The Louis Armstrong House and Archives presents an exhibit celebrating Armstrong’s live performances through May 8 at the Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Room 332, Queens College. Call 718-997-3670 or go to

Matisse and Picasso Exhibit

Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) open now. Hours from Thursday through Monday are 12-6 p.m. For more information call 718-784-2084 x827

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 718-939-0647, Ext. 17.

Paintings on Exhibit

Timothy McGowan’s artwork at the Ridgewood Branch of the Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St. from April 2- 30. Call 718-990-0700.

Pen and Ink Drawing

Held at the Douglaston/Little Neck Branch of the Queens Library, located at 249-01 Northern Blvd. from April 2-30. Call 718-990-0700.


A new photo exhibit by Greg M. Stowell will be on display at the Cedar House Cafe, 70-10 Grand Ave. through March. Call 718-478-9569.

Re: Connections by Nütró

The Queens College Arts Center at the Benjamin Rosenthal Library presents a new exhibit by a group of Russian-American artists entitled “Re: Connections by Nütró” through April 15. A gallery talk and reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.. Thursday. Call 718-997-3770.

Second Antique Chinese Windows and Doors Exhibit

Held at the Crystal Foundation Art Gallery, 31-10 Whitestone Exwy now through April 30. Open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 718-961-7300 x 3116.

Watercolor and Ink Drawing

Orianne Cosentino’s artwork at the McGoldrick Branch, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave. from May 7- June 4. Call 718-990-0700.

Watercolor Painting Demo

By Jada Roland on Friday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. Call 718-428-1859.

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 718-784-2084.


Film Series with Discussion

Queens Musuem of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. All shows begin at 2 p.m. Call 718-592-9700.

March 28 - “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz”(1974)

April 4 - “The Hospital”(1971)

April 11 - “A Night to Remember”(1958)

April 25 - “All the King’s Men’(1949)

May 2 - “Wonder Boys”(2000)

“Liberia, America’s Stepchild”

At the Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., on Friday at 8 p.m. Call 718-535-3312.


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. 718-361-5649.


A Round Table Discussion

Presented by Queens Council on the Arts concerning partnerships in cultural programming on Thursday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m at Queens Borough Hall, Kew Gardens. Call 718-647-3377 ext.17.


Ballet Hispanico

At Queens Theatre in the Park on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m., and Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

Dance into Spring

A multi-cultural dance fest held on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Poppenhusen Institute. Call 718-358-0067 for more information.

“Lackawanna Blues”

Starring Ruben Santiago Hudson on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Queens Theatre in the Park. Call 718-760-0064.

Multi-Asian Ethnic Stage

On Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at Queensborough Community College. Call 718-281-5410.


Jackson Heights Poets

At Barnes and Noble, 70-00 Austin St., on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

Open Mic

First Mon. of the month, 7-9 p.m. Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave. 718-424-6494.

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., 718-424-6494.

Poppenhusen Poets Platform

Open mic for poetry. Second Sun. of the month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.


“Broadway in Bellerose”

Presented by St. Gregory’s Theatre Group, 242-20 88th Ave., on April 3, 4, and 5 at 8 p.m. and April 6 at 2 p.m. Call 718-224-4439.


Thursday March 27 at 6:30 p.m., Fridays March 27 and April 4 at 8 p.m., Saturdays March 28 and April 5 at 8 p.m., and Wednesday, April 2 at 1:15 p.m. Call 718-631-6311.

“The Good Doctor”

At York College Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Rd. on Friday, April 4 at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 5 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., and Tuesday, April 8 at noon. Call 718-262-2400.


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 718-939-0647, Ext. 17.

Queens Jazz Trail

First Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 718-463-7700.


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 718-361-5649.

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