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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.

Talent Show

Talented girls and boys, ages 5-18. On April 28 at 4:30 p.m. at Lost Battalion Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd. Call 718-263-1163. On April 30 at 4:30 p.m. at Roy Wilkins, Baisley and Merrick Blvd. call 718-276-8686. On May 1 at 4:30 p.m. at Passerelle, Flushing-Corona Park. Call 718-699-4236. On May 2 at 4:30 p.m. at Sorrentino, 18-48 Cornaga Ave. Call 718-471-4818. On May 5 at 4:30 p.m. at Vic Hanson, Guy R. Brewer Blvd. and 134th Ave. Call 718-523-6912.

Theatre Time

Theatre Time Productions is holding open auditions for the Neil Simon comedy “God’s Favorite” at 7:30 p.m. Monday May 5 and Thurday, May 8 at the First Presbyterean Church, Whitestone, 15-43 149th St. Casting for Sidney Lipton (40-60), Ben (18-25), Sarah (18-25), Mady (40s) and Morris (40s) for shows in October. Call 718-391-8697.


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.


Allesandra Belloni

Bella Italia Mia prsents singer, percussionist, dancer Alessandra Belloni from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Christ the King High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave on Saturday. Lina del Tinto will be the special guest. Call 718-426-1240.

Brooklyn Repertory Ensemble

The Afrikan Poetry Theatre presents a free jazz concert featuring the Brooklyn Repertory Ensemble from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. Call 718-523-3312.

Gospel Music

Cissy Houston at the Allen Cathedral, 110-31 Merrick Blvd., on Friday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-776-0162.

Jazz Brunch

At the Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., on Sunday, April 27 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. featuring the Tonal Artistes Orchestra and Kim Austin. call 718-523-3312.

Spring Concert

Queens College Choral Society at the Colden Center on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.

Semi-annual Concert

The Community Singers of Queens at Marie Curie I.S. 158, 46-35 Oceania St. on Saturday, May 3 at 8 p.m. Call 718-658-1021.

Warwick and Ellington

Dionne Warwick and the Duke Ellington Orchestra on Saturday, April 26 at 8 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.

National Dance Week

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., will celebrate National Dance week with an Afro-Caribbean dance program from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and a Hip-Hop dance program from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4. Call 718-658-7400.

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.

Tango Tips

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


Chen Zhen Exhibit

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

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.


Photo exhibit from May 1 - June 31 at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave. Call 718-478-9569.

Kente Cloth Weaving

Dr. Luberya Mays at the Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, 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., through 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). Hours from Thursday through Monday are 12-6 p.m. For more information call 718-784-2084 x827

Paintings on Exhibit

Timothy McGowan’s artwork at the Ridgewood Branch of the Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St., running until Wednesday. 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, running until Wednesday. Call 718-990-0700.

Queens Jewels

An exhibit of the history of Queen parks will be on display at the Queens Historical Society Kingsland Homestead, Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37th Ave., through Sept. 21. Call 718-939-0647.

Second Antique Chinese Windows and Doors Exhibit

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

Spring Time at Last

At the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Tues.-Sat. 1-6 p.m. Call 718-520-9842.

Watercolor and Ink Drawing

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


Film Series with Discussion

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

April 25 - “All the King’s Men’(1949)

May 2 - “Wonder Boys”(2000)


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.


Bayside Sings

Featuring Bayside Glee Club and Queensmen Barbershop Quartet at the Bayside Historical Society on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. Call 718-352-1548.

Cinco de Mayo

Flamingo dancers at Savoy, 55-15 Little Neck Pkwy, on May 5 at 2 p.m. Call 718-423-7900.

Ken Stuart Concert Series

At the East Flushing Library on May 5 at 7 p.m., at the Central Library on May 12 at 6:30 p.m. and the Fresh Meadows Library at 2 p.m. Call 718-896-5845.

“The Four Little Girls”

A Flamenco musical at the Thalia Spanish Theatre, Inc., 41-17 Greenpoint Ave. running thru May 11 Call 718-729-3880.


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.


Bye Bye Birdie

At St. Andrew Avellino Andrean Hall, 35-60 158th St., on April 25, 26, May 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. and April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m. Call 718-747-2611.

Karaoke Night at the Suicide Shack

At Queens Theatre in the Park running through Sunday, May 4. Call 718-760-0064.

Send Me No Flowers

At the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy, on April 25, 26, May 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 8 p.m. and April 27, May 4, and 11 at 3 p.m. Call 718-631-4092.

The Odyssey

At Queensborough Community College on April 28, 29, 30, May 1 at 10 a.m. and May 2 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 8 p.m. Call 718-631-6311.

Win, Lose or Die

On May 2, 3, 9, 10 at 8 p.m. and Dinner Theatre on May 4 at 12:30 at the United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave. Call 516-775-7551.


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.


Master Writers

Featuring George Edward Tait at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 176-03 Jamaica Ave., on Saturday, April 26 from 4:30 - 6:30. Call 718-523-3312.

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.

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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