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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.

“Bye Bye Birdie”

Held at St. Gregory’s Theatre Group, 242-20 88 Ave., on May 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. Call 718-347-3707.

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.

Music Theatre Summer Workshop

Voice, acting, and dance classes at Queens College for ages 10-15 running from July 14-August 7. Call 718-997-3888.

Children’s event

“Jack and the Beanstalk”

At the Long Island Cultural Arts Studios, 48 Atlantic Ave., on Saturdays and Sundays June 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29 at 2 p.m. Call 516-599-1982.


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.


For Singles 32-62

At the Holliswood Theatre, 215-16 82 Ave. and Bell Blvd., on May 17 and 31 at 8:30 p.m. Call 718-265-6354.


Doors open at 8:30 p.m. at the at the Holliswood Theatre, 215-16 82 Ave. and Bell Blvd., on May 17 and 31. Call 718-265-6354.


Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory

Pianist Kevin Kong and pianist Ji Yoon Kim will perform at the Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music May 24 and June 6, respectively. Admission is free. Call 718-461-8910.

Cypreco of America

Unique folk music and songs from Cyprus on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at the Stathakeion Cultural Center, 22-51 29 St, Astoria. Call 718-626-7896.

Go to Galilee

A journey with the apostles about the resurrection of the Lord on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Ave. Call 516-354-4969.

Kenny Whiteside

The Bayside Jewish Center Sisterhood presents singer, entertainer and vocal impressionist Kenny Whiteside at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Verdi’s Requiem

The Queens Symphony Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of Queens at the Queensborough Community College Performing Arts Center on Sunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-326-4455, Ext. 16.

Women of Jazz

At LaGuardia Community College on Saturday at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-5151.


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.

Tango Tips

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


World’s Fair Documentary

At Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., on Thursday, May 22 at 6 p.m. Call 718-463-7700


Alternative Space

Located at 20-20 Steinway St. On Friday from 6-9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday form 12-4 p.m. Call 718-728-2030.

Ansel Adams at 100

At MoMA, 33 St at Queens Blvd., running through July 11- November 3. Call 212-708-9431.

Chen Zhen Exhibit

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

Fiber Arts Fest

At variety of artists now thru May 24 at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Call 718-520-9642 or go to


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

Harumi Ori: I Was Here

QMA at the Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., now thru June 19. More info: 718-592-9700 x 147.

Kente Cloth Weaving

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

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

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.

Serene Beauty

A diverse look at how Buddhist philosophy has become intrinsic in contemporary art at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., running thru. August 16. Call 718-658-7400.

Spring Time at Last

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

Unbroken: An Exhibition of Hope and Determination

At the Rockaway Arts Center running from May 10- June 29 1-4 p.m. Call 718-474-0861 or go to


An exhibition about the private landscape that surrounds suburban domestic architecture at the Socrates Sculpture Park. Running thru August 3. Call 718-956-1819.

Watercolor and Ink Drawing

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


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.


Flamenco and Latin dance

At the Mainstage Theatre at LaGuardia Community College on Saturday May 31 at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-5151.

Go to Galilee

A musical celebration at the United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave., on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Call 516-354-4969.


A Night of Broadway Show Tunes

On Sunday, June 1 at 8 p.m. at Oakland Jewish Center 61-35 220th St. Call 718-225-7800.

Jackson Heights Poets

At the Barnes and Noble on 81st St and 35 Ave. on Saturday at 2:30 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.


A Soldier’s Story

The Southern Queens Park Association will present “A Soldier’s Story” at the Black Spectrum Theatre, 177th Street and Baisley Blvd. at 8 p.m. with a special reception to begin at 7 p.m. Call 718-276-4630 or 718-723-1800.

Dames at Sea

A musical full of comedy, tap dancing and torch songs at Queens Theatre in the Park on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

The Cemetery Club

A comedy by Ivan Menchell at the Douglaston Community Theatre on Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 8 p.m. Call 718-482-3332.

The Wizard of Oz

At the Long Island Cultural Arts Studios, 48 Atlantic Ave., Lynbrook on Saturdays and Sundays May 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31 at 2 p.m. Call 516-599-1982.

Side Man

A play that captures the New York Jazz scene on Saturday at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Queens Theatre in the Park. Call 718-760-0064.

Something’s Afoot

The Parkside Players of race Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Tpke., presents “Something's Afoot” May 17-31 at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Call 718-497-4922.


A musical revue at the FSF Community Theatre Group , 41-60 Kissena Blvd. on Saturday, May 24 at 8 p.m. and Sundays May, 25 and June 1 at 3 p.m. Call 718-428-8661.


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.

Visual Artists

“Your business as an artist” workshop will be held at Flushing Town Hall Saturday, May 31. For information and preregistration call 718-229-1323 or go to

Updated 7:06 pm, October 10, 2011
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