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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.

Forest Hills Symphony

Wed. nights 7:45-10 pm in the auditorium of the Forest Hills Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. 718-591-3456.

Oratorio’s Spring Show

The Oratorio Society of Queens, under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, is rehearsing for the annual Spring Concert May 16 featuring Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” and opera and Americana favorites. Rehearsals are at 7:45 p.m. every Monday at the North Presbyterian Church, 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Flushing. Newcomers are asked to arrive at 7:30 p.m. No choral experience is necessary. Prospective members must be able to carry a tune and undergo a simple “listening.” For additional information on rehearsals and concerts, call 718-460-0726 or visit

Queens Symphonic Band

Announces openings: Percussionists, horn and piccolo. Meetings at Queensboro Community College Wed. nights at 7:45 pm. Call the band secretary at 516-887-2730 evenings for more information.


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. 718-361-5649.

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.


Blues Night

Featuring vocalist/guitarist Keith “The Captain” Gamble” at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Feb. 27 at 8 pm in the Little Theatre on Van Dam St at 47th Ave. Call 718-482-5151 for tickets.

Charles Neidich

With a performance of Mozart’s Clarinet concerto in A Major and other pieces from the 18th and 19th Centuries. On Feb. 21 at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Call 718-463-7700 x 222 for further information or to purchase tickets.

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra

On Sunday, March 14 at 2 pm at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. For tickets call 516-785-2532.

Marcy rosen

At Flushing town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. on Sat., March 27. rosen, a memeber of the Mendelossohn string quartet, will be joined by some of her students for an evening of string quartet and string transcrptions.


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., 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. for beginners and intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.

Israeli Folk Dancing

Every Mon. at 7:30 pm at Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke. For more info: 718-380-4145.

Line dance lessons

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

Line Dance Lessons

Every Thurs. 7:15 p.m. with advanced, intermediate and beginner levels. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy. Call 718-225-6750.

New dance program

Kew Gardens Community Center introduces a new dance program with Elaine Nester Fri. from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202. Call 718-268-5960.

Tango Tips

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


Another Africa

Photographs by Robert Lyons on view at the Queens Library Gallery, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica until Feb. 23. Call the Gallery at 718-990-0700 for further information.


A celebration of 25 years of the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Exhibited until Feb. 28. Gallery Hrs: Tues.- Sat. 1-6 pm.


Works by Rajkamal Kahlon about the stereotypical images of South Asians within the Western imagination. At the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave. Running thru March 17. 718-658-7400.

Discomfiture of Presence: A Multiple Piece by Olga Alexander

At the Queens College Art Center, 6th Floor of the Rosenthal Library, running until April 1. Gallery Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9 am - 8 pm and Fri.

9 am- 5 pm. Call 718-997-3770 for further information.

Kiki Smith: Prints, Books and Things

At the Museum of Modern Artnow running until March 8. You can call 212-708-9400 for detailed Museum information.

Living with Chekhov

The International Resource Center Gallery is presenting an exhibit of engravings by Russian artist Nikolai Polyushenko depicting the house of Russian novelist Anton Chekhov. The gallery is on the third floor of the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. Call 718-661-1200.

Monika Goetz: Indefinite Blue

The Queens Museum of Art presents “Indefinite Blue,” an atmospheric site-specific installation by Monika Goetz, that transforms the museum’s elevator into a mirrored cube that infinitely reflects and extends the elevator’s interior. For more information call 718-592-9700 or go to

Musical Artistry

At the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. Runnng from March 1 - April 2. Gallery Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. and Sat. 1:30 to 2 pm.


Babbetts’ Feast

Shown at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 44-10 192 St., on Friday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm in the Undercoft. 718-463-4292.


Writers Forum

Writers asked to bring one original work to share. Fourth 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.



The Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., presents the music and dance extravaganza “Tangomania!” through March 28, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Call 718-729-3880.


Open Mic Nights

Every First Tues. of the month at Flushing Library (Rooms A&B), 41-17 Main St. For further information, Call 718-661-1200.


Buried Child

At Queens Theatre in the Park on March 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 8 pm. and March 7 and 14 at 3 pm. Call 718-760-0064 for further information.

Detective story

On Fridays, Feb. 20 and 27 at 8 pm, Saturdays, Feb. 21 and 28 at 8 pm and Sundays, Feb. 22 and 29 at 4 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middkle Village. Call 718-736-1263 for further information.

Love Letters

Douglaston Community Theatre presents A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Feb. 20, 21, 27, 28, Mar. 5, 6 and at 2 p.m. Sun, Feb. 22 at Zion Church Parish Hall, 44th Ave. off Douglaston Pkwy. Tickets $12 ($10 seniors, kids) 718-482-3332 (reservations honored until 15 min. before curtain).


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 x 17.

Queens Jazz Trail

Visit the neighborhoods, clubs and museums of and about America’s Jazz Legends. First Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 718-463-7700.


Art for Teens

Mon. from 4:30-6:30 pm at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Call 718-520-9852 with any questions.

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.

QCA Artists’s Roundtable

Queens Council on the Arts will hold a round table discussion entitled “Paradigms for Partnerships with the Business Community” Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sheraton LaGuardia East hotel, 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing. QCA encourages all cultural organizations and individual artists to take advantage of this excellent opportunity. The round table will feature a panel discussion with representatives from the corporate sector, local Queens business, the cultural community, and an individual artist, who will discuss opportunities and innovative ways of working with the business community to enrich your programs and professional activities. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A and a reception. To register or for more information, call Queens Council on the Arts at 718-647-3377, Ext. 17.

Posted 7:02 pm, October 10, 2011
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