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Auditions/­Rehearsals

Queensborough Community College is seeking an actor to play the role of Gupta, a middle-aged man ofIndian descent, in its upcoming theater production ofIsrael Horovitz's play, The Indian ~Vants the Bronx. 718-281-5371.

Barbara Sfraga Trio performs at Erawan, 42-31 Bell Blvd Bayside on Tues., July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 718-428-2112.

The Center for Preparatory Studies in Music in the Music Building on the Queens College Campus, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing, is holding auditions for its new Music Theatre Workshop this summer for children ages 10-16. The workshop will run from July 9 through Aug. 2, Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be optional field trips on Fridays. Students will have the exciting opportunity to take classes in singing, acting and dancing with NYU Graduate Students in Music Theatre. Please call to make a registration/ audition appointment. 718-997-3888.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory (STAR) always welcomes retired persons interested in acting. To arrange for an audition, call Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

The Queens chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society is expanding its membership. All men who enjoy singing, be they tenors, leads, baritones or basses, are invited to attend rehearsals any Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the school hall at 74-15 175 St., Flushing. 718-468-8416.

Camps

The Bayside YMCA, 214-13 35th Avenue, Bayside offers Performing Arts camps Monday through Friday for children ages 8-12 years old. The hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m The extended day session runs from7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Camp includes a weekly trip on Fridays and swimming twice a week. 718-229-5972.

Classes

Don't just copy from the instructor. Learn to draw and paint, at an instruction workshop on Thursdays at Alliance of Queens Artists, 991-10 Metroploitian Ave., Forest Hills from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 718-520-9842.

Summer Art Classes for children ages 5-12 are offered through Sept. 1 on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Alliance of Queens Artist, 991-10 Metroploitian Ave., Forest Hills from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 718-520-9842.

Traditional Greek folk dances are taught weekly at the Greek Cultural Center, 27-18 Hoyt Ave., Astoria. Classes are forming now for the beginning and advanced dancer through June. Registration is ongoing. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. for adult beginners and 9:30 p.m. for the advanced. Children's classes are held on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. for ages 6-10) and 7:15 p.m. (for ages 10-14) 718-726-7329.

Concerts

The Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street Flushing in co-operation with The Latin American Cultural Center of Queens presents Quintet Of The Americas In A Free Concert on Fri., June 29, at 7 p.m. "Birds in the Garden" wlth guest narrator Chris. Featuring the Colombian composer Jose Barros, Brazilian Villa-Lobos, New Yorkers Jack Gottlieb, Charlie Parker, and Douglaston resident James Cohn.

The Little Brass Band of the American Band performing Patriotic and show tunes will be held on Sun., July 1 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Ave., and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.

Hear That Sound? That's barbershop harmony - the big, rich, thrilling sound af men's voices locked in tune. It's close harmony at its best. It's fun, it's easy and yeu can do it. The Barbershop Harmany Society can help you discover the talent within you. The Jamaica Chapter meets every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the school hall, 74-15 175th St., Flushing. 718-468-8416 or 718-381-8689.

The Roadsters perform music of the 50s, 60s and 70s on Sun., July 8 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Ave., and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.

Hot Summer Night starring Tommy James and the Shondells, The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie, The Grass Roots, and The Spencer Davis Group will warm up the stage of Westbury Music Fair on Sat., July 14 at 8 pm. Tickets: $35. 631-888-9000.

Frank Sinatra Jr., performs at Westbury Music Fair with a 36-piece orchestra on Sun., June 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $42. 212-307-7171.

Blue Sky with Cathy Rose will perform country and soft rock on Sun., July 15 at 5 p.m. at MacNeil Park, 5th Ave., and College Place, College Point. 718-358-0067.Rock and roil legends The Doobie Brothers bring their high-energy performances to Westbury Music Fair on Tues. July 17 mat 8 pm. Tickets: $40. 631-888-9000.

Johnny Mathis, one of the most enduring figures in popular music, has recorded more than 100 albums, including many that have become milestones in 20th century popular culture. Johnny Mathis will perform his satin smooth vocals at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., July 20 and Sat., July 21 Both performances are at 8 pm. Tickets are $45.

Brian Setter will bring his new project, Brian Setter '68 Comeback Special to Westbury Music Fair on Wednesday, July 11 at 8 p.m in the half round. '68 Comeback Special features Brian along with two members of The Brian Setter orchestra, drummer Bernie Dresel, and slap-bassit mark W. Winchester. Tickets: $35. 631-888-9000.

A Walk Down Abbey Road: A Superstar Tribute to The Beatles will grace the stage of Westbury Music Fair for a show on Thurs., July 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40. 631-888-9000.

The Judy Collins Wildflower Fest, starring Judy Collins, Janis Ian, Richie Havens, and Roger McGuinn, hits Westbury Music Fair on Thurs. July 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $37.50. 212- 307-7171.

Composer and performer Giovanni will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Sat., July 7 in the half round at 8 pm. Tickets: $42.50. 212-307-7171.

The emotionally charged music of rock 'n' roll duo Air Supply joins the multi-talented songwriter Christopher Cross as they perform at Westbury Music Fair on Fri., July 6 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 212-307-7171.

Perfomers sing in groups and as a full chorus on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. under the direction of Evelyn Castro of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music at the the Kew Gardens Community Center 80-02 Queens Blvd. 718-268-5960.

Dancing

Society Tempo Ballroom Dancers offers lessons to the public in the latest crazes of Ballroom, Latin. Tango, Swing, Savoy Lindy, Salsa, Mambo. etc. and wedding dances, at meir Floral Park. New Hyde Park, Bayside, Floral Park. Garrlen City and Roshln locations, mmplimentary to the complete beginner. 718-891-4209.

Ballroom Dancing is held Wednesdays at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St., Flushing from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 718-268-2800.

The Long Island Singles hosts an afternoon of socializing, and Social Dancing 40+, every Wednesday and Friday from noon to 4 p.m. featuring the best danceable ballroom dance music, offering coffee, bagels, pastries, allafternoon, a free lesson for beginners and advanced, a nice wood dance floor and introductions, Donation: $6. 718-891-4209.

Irish dancing lessons with All-Ireland dancing champion Niall O'Leary are offered at Yeats' Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd. in Bayside from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday. 212-726-1602.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, presents ballroom dancing every Friday at 2 p.m. Admission: $40. The center also offers free line-dance lessons every Monday at 3 p.m. and every Friday at 1 p.m. 718-423-8179.

Israeli and Folk Dance Class is held every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 209 St., and Cross Island Parkway. Instructors Rae and George Nemoviche. 718-428-6363.

Exhibits/Trips

On Fri, June 29 at 7:30 p.m., Photographers for Peace will present "Masters of Portraiture", a slide show, at the North Presbyterian Church of Flushing at 23-33 154h St. Admission: Free. Refreshments will be served. 718-461-1739.

"Versatility," works by Jim McCarthy and Salvatore Lodico, will be shown at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Dougiaston from July 2 to July 27. A reception will take place on Sun. July 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome to this exciting and creative show. 718-539-5 804.

Bayside Historical Society presents Trolleys of the North Shore on edxhibit through June 2003 at the Officers Club, Building #208, Fort Totten, Bayside. Exhibit opening June 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donation: $3, $1. 718-352-1548.

Queensboro Community College Holocaust Resource Center and Archives will present "Janusz Korczak's Warsaw from through June 30. Exhibit traces the career of Janusz Korczak in Warsaw until his death at Treblinka in August, 1942. Consists of a narrative text, photographs and documents. Library Basement, Room 30. Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to4 p.m. Free event. 718-225-1617.

"The Girls of Summer," works by Madeline Braisted, Blanche D'Errico, Barbara Firestone, Irene Helm, Siglinda Konrad, Lina LoGiudice, Meg Martin, Clara Walsh will be on exhibit at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston from July 30 to Aug. 31. A reception will bed held on Sun., August 12 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. All are welcome to see this creative be held on Sun., August 12 and evocative show. 718-225-4917.

Irma Wesley, A Queens artist and teacher returns to the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. with a series of illustrated lectures on the include all phases of art. 718-268-5960.

Eileen Castro of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music leads and informal chorus song show tunes, folk songs, classical, and popular songs every Monday from 11 a.m. to noon at . The Kew Gardens Community Center, 8O-O2 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens Performers join old friends and new ones at the Center s concert piano and sing soft or loud 1n groups or solo. No training is required. 718-268-5960.      

Faces tell a thousand stories, the eyes are the windows of the soul. Esther Kirchevsly teaches portrait drawing to novices and practices artists at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.

"Castle - 6,500 years of Bayside History," and other exhibits are on display at the Bayside Historical Society Mondays through Saturdays. 718-352-1548.

The Acting Workshop of Queens continues at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th Street, at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718 263-8066.

The Tuesday Morning Club of Douglaston presents clasical music each week at 11 a.m. at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. 718-224-2597.

A Visual Arts Forum is held on the second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. at La Vuelta Bistro, Long Island City. Artists are invited to bring one work of art to share. 718-274-9585.

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new to express themselves. 718-520-9842.

American Red Magen David for Israel is sponsoring a weekend at the Raleigh Hotel in upstate South Fallsburg from July 12 through July 15. Limited rooms available. Proceeds go to Israel for Emergency Medical Care, Blood and Ambulance. 718-224-7989.

Performances

Theater Workshop Entertainment presents West Side Story. on Saturdays, June 30, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, Aug. 4, 11 and 18 at 8 p.m.; Sundays, June 24, July 8 and 22, Aug. 5 and 19 at 4 p.m. Tickets: $15 $13. The TWE also presents Pinocchio on June 30 at 1 p.m. and July 1, 7, 8, at 1 p.m. Tickets: $8. 516-599-1982

Queensborough Community College presents "Moby Dick," Orson Welles's adventurous adaptation of Herman Melville's novel. Under the direction of Robert Simons, the production will feature Equity actors along with a cast of QCC studerits on July 12, 13 and 14 at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the QCC's Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts. Tickets: $15. 718-631-6284.

Flip Flop, produced by LFB Productions at the Marathon Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave., Douglaston, is on Thurs., July 12 at 8 p.m. and Sun., July 15 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets: $7. 718-263-0976.

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, presents an original tango musical, All That Tango/ Todo Tango, conceived by bandoneonista Raul Jaurena and singer Marga Mitchell, under the direction of Angel Gil Orrios, through July 1. 718-729-3880.

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, hosts the return of Yloy Ybarra's Ballet Fiesta Mexicana in an all-new show, featuring Mariachi Citlalli. Performances are from July 13 to Aug. 12, held on Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m. Tickets: $25, $22, $2 off all tickets on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays only. 718-729-3880.

Poetry/Literature

Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing presents Open Mic Night on the first Thursday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights and comedians are welcome. 718-424-6494.

Open Mic for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, and comedians is held on the first Monday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave., Jackson Heights. 718-424-6494.

An Adventure in Imagination: Free reading and performance programs by Lisa Lipkin for children under 9 years old, Wed., July 11 at 11 a.m. at Juniper Park upper playground at 80 Street in Middle Village. 212-360-8290.

Singles

Singles Mixer at The Hollis Woods Community Center: Men and women 35-50 - are invited to a Singles Mixer on Friday June 29 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Hollis Woods Community Center, corner of 82nd Avenue and Bell Boulevard, one block south of Union Tpke. Reservations: 718-321-5922.

Cyber Singles meets Thursdays at 9 p.m. at Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St. 718-268-2800.

The Central Queens Y in Forest Hills offers volleyball for singles 22 to 45 on Sunday mornings. 718-268-5011.

The Outdoor Singles activities hotline is 718-353-5506.

Workshops

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Kids Painting Workshops on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kids have fun while finding a new to express themselves. 718-520-9842.

The Queens County Farm Museum at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, offers a Children's Summer Craft Workshops. Two-week programs are offered from July 11 through Aug. 17. Each 2-week session is $40. Classes include a variety of arts & crafts, and farm activities and are designed for children ages 6-10. For children ages 4-5, a storytime, and arts & crafts workshop is offered. Registration is required. 718-347-3276, Ext.14.

The Acting Workshop of Queens continues this fall at the Forest Hills Adult Center, 67-01 110th Street, at Forest Hills High School on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fee is $150. 718 263-8066.

The Forest Hills Community House, 108-25 62nd Drive, offers a weekly, multi-media creative arts group for teens through age 18 on Monday evenings. 718-592-5757.

Esther Krichevsky teaches portrait drawing to novices and practiced artists at Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon. 718-268-5960.

The Queens Museum of Art presents free Family Drop-In Art Workshops every Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 718-592-9700.

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., offers free Internet Access Workshop, Community Internet Access Initiative on July 15 and Aug. 19 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 718-658-7400.

The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills offers Art Workshops to learn to paint, draw and express yourself. 718 263-8066.

Posted 7:08 pm, October 10, 2011
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