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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.

Community Youth Chorus of Queens

For children from grades 4-9. located at 85-09 118 St. in Kew Gardens. Orientation held on Sunday, March 2 at 2 p.m. and Tues. March 4 at 5 p.m. Contact: 718-847-2649.

Oratorio Rehearsals

The Oratorio Society of Queens will hold rehearsals for its May 18 performance of Verdi’s “Requiem” Monday evenings at 7:45 p.m. at North Presbyterian Church, 154th St. and 26th Ave. No previous experience needed. Call 718-460-0726.

Parkside Players

Spring production of "Something's Afoot". Audition dates are March 6,7, & 10 held at Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike in Forest Hills. Call 516-520-9474.


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.


Comedy Show

Meet, mingle, munch and enjoy at Holliswood Theatre, 215-16 82nd Ave. and Bell Blvd. on Saturdays March 1, 15, and 29. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Call for reservations at 718-265-6354.


Female Jazz Musician's Night

Headlined lined by Carol Sudhalter and held at LaGuardia Community College's Little Theatre at 47th Ave. at Van Dam St., Long Island City on Friday March 7 at p.m. Call 718-482-5060.

Klezmer Music and International Dance

On March 9 at 3 p.m. at the Astoria Center of Israel located at 27-35 Crescent St. Details at 718-278-2680.

The Virtuoso Piano

At Flushing Town Hall 33-19 210 St. at 4p.m. March 9. Call 718-279-4842.

Violin and Piano Recital

Takes place at the Community Church of Douglaston on Sunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-229-2169


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.

Israeli and folk dance

With Rae and George Nemoviche. Wed., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center. 718-428-6363.

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 through March 30. 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.

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.

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

MLK Jr. Exhibit.

York College presents the 4th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. / Black History Month Art, Memorabilia, Poetry and Quilting Exhibition at the college’s performing arts center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. through Feb. 28. Call 718-262-2386.

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.

“Neger (Negro) - Don’t Call Me”

The Museum for African Art, 36-01 43rd Ave., presents a video and sound installation exploring the issues of race, self-image and identity that challenges racial and gender stereotypes. Through March 16. Call 718-784-7700.

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.

The Passionate Artist

An open-theme, all media exhibition by various New York artists. Held at the AQA Gallery running through March 15. Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Call 718-520-9842

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.


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 Expy 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

Traditional Calligraphy

The Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts at Flushing Town Hall presents an exhibition of traditional Chinese art and calligraphy through March 16 in honor of the Year of the Ram. 137-35 Northern Blvd. 718-463-7700.

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.


Saturday at the Movies

Held at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Two showings (1-2:30 p.m. or 4:30-5:30 p.m.) Call 718-229-4000


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.


Amateur Night at the Little Neck Cafe

Takes place at the Chapel hall of the Community Church of Little Neck located at 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy on Saturday at 5 p.m. Call 718-229-2534 Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. -1 p.m.

Classical Music Performance

At the Chapel of the Redeemeer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Turnpike in Flushing on Saturday, march 8 at 4 p.m. Call 718-465-4236.

Dance into Spring

A multi-cultural dance fest held on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Poppenhusen Institute. Call 718-358-0067 for more information

Irish Candlelight Cafe Night

Several vocalists will perform on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Poppenhusen Institute. Call 718-358-0067

Late Nite Catechism

Presented by St. Gregory’s Renaissance Club on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Gregorian Hall located at the Cross Island Parkway and 87th Ave. Call 718-347-3707

Limon Dance Company

Performing at Queens Theatre in the Park on Saturday March 8 at 2 & 8 p.m. and sunday march 9 at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

Romeo and Juliet

Performing at LaGuardia Arts Center at the Mainstage Theatre on 47th Ave. at Van Dam St., Long Island City on Saturday March 15 at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-5151.


Barnes and Noble Poetry Reading

Jackson Heights Poets read at 70-00 Austin St., Forest Hills on Wednesday 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.


"Anything Goes" Production

Held at the Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60 Ave. Douglaston on Saturdays March 8, 15, 22 at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays March 9, 16, and 23 at 3 p.m. Call 718-229-4644.

Bi-lingual Children’s Theatre

“If Only I Could Be . . .” performed on Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. “Where’s Teeny?” performed on April 5 and 6 at 3 p.m. both at the Astoria Performing Arts Center, 31-30 33 St. Call 718 -278-5925 (English) or 718-897-6858 (Spanish).

“Death Takes a Holiday”

Performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Zion Church Parish Hall, 44th Ave off Douglaston Parkway. Call 718-482-3332.

“Fiddler on the Roof”

Performed by the Center for Jewish Studies on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Lefrak Concert Hall. Call 718-997-5730.

Irish play performed at Queens Theatre in the Park

Performed on March 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 9 and 16 at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

“Late Nite Catechism”

Play performed at Saint Gregory the Great in Bellerose, Cross Island Parkway and 87th Ave. For tickets and more information call 718-347-3707.

“Steel Magnolias”

Performed at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-736-1263.

“When the Curtain Goes Up On Farblundgett Broadway”

Being performed by the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. on Sunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-263-7000.


Classic Ghost Tales from the 1920’s

Held at the Zion Episcopal Church, Douglaston Parkway and 44th Ave., on Feb. 28, March 1,8, and 9 at 8 p.m. and one Sunday matinee, March 2 at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-3332

Crimes of the Heart

Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Turnpike. For tickets call 718-467-4922.

Dial “M” For Murder

Takes place at The First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149 St. On March 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 9 at 4:30 p.m. Call 718-391-8697.

La Vida es Tango

The Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., presents “La Vida es Tango (Life is Tango),” a world premiere musical through March 16 at 8 p.m. Thurs. & Fri.; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat.; and 4 p.m. Sun. Call 718-729-3880.

The Man Who Came to Dinner

The Minstrel Players present the Moss Hart comedy “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 130 Main St., Northport Village. Call 631-754-4246.


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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