Arts & Entertainment Listing

By The Times-Ledger


The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York, 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset holds auditions for its new MYO Children's Chorus for grades 4, 5, and 6 on Sat., Oct. 28 at the Congregational Church of Manhasset. Rehearsals will be Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., beginning on Nov. 7. The choir will perform at the Tilles Center on March 4 and May 6 at North Shore High School. 516-365-2599.

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


The Cill Cais Players of the The Queens County Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians present “Moll,” a three-act comedy by Jon B. Keane at 2:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 29 at Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament, 203rd Street and 35th Avenue, Bayside. Tickets $10. 718-631-0552.

Don Rickles, the “Prince of Put-Downs,” and Joan Rivers return to Westbury Music Fair for two shows only, Fri., Nov. 10 and Sat., Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. The Mouths That Roar will hurl their humorous insults at celebrities, public figures and fans alike. Tickets: $45 212-307-7171.


The Flushing Jewish Community Council a Jewish Music Concert in an afternoon of Jewish and popular performed by the area Cantors on Sun., Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at the Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St., Flushing. Tickets: $18, $10 and $7.50. 718-463-0434.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Flushing presents “All Beethovan Program of Sonata” featuring pianists Alda Rubinstein Kohnop and Dr. Louis Kohnop on Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. 718-353-3860.

A Musical Salute to Tito Puente will be held on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall. Tickets: $20, $15.

Queens College's Colden Center presents a Halloween Family Day Concert with the Queens Symphony Orchestra and magician Margaret Steele at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. 718-786-8880.

From Italy With Love with Dave Goldman. Enjoy an evening of Italian, Neapolitan and Sicilian music featuring some of the most passionate songs on earth on Thurs., Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Briarwood Branch Public Library, 85-12 Main St., Flushing. 718-658-1680.

Jazz Influences Around The Globe featuring international jazz vocalist Gabriele Tranchina and pianist/composer Joe Vincent Tranchina offers a mixture of blues, jazz and Latin sounds on Sat., Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Branch Public Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., Long Island City. 718-784-3033.

Lou Michael Singing Songs of Sinatra and Others, a concert of music made great by Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Perry Como and others on Mon., Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Douglaston/Little Neck Branch Public Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck. 718-225-8414.

Friends Of Flushing Concert of Miori Sugiyama, a concert of romantic piano compositions will be held on Sun., Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m. at the Flushing Branch Public Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing 718-661-1200.

Feel every beat of her heart as Gladys Knight performs along with the Four Tops on Fri., Nov. 24 and Sat., Nov. 25 at the Westbury Music Fair at 8 pm. Tickets: $50. 631-888-9000.

The Alan Parsons Live Project will appear at Westbury Music Fair with special guest and musical pioneer Gary Wright on Fri., Nov. 3 at 8 pm. Tickets: $32.50. 631-888-9000.

Something Special Big Band will perform at The Queens Museum of Art on Sat., Oct. 28, at 2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission. 718-592-9700.


Future International Dance, using China's oldest musical instrument, the bian quing. The New York Feitian Traditional Art Performing Company explores the art of dance in this unique program uniting ancient dance with dance of the future on Sat., Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Flushing Branch Public Library, 41-17 Main St., 718-661-1200.

Dancing & Live Entertainment

Amazura, 91-12 14th Pl., Jamaica 718-298-6760 DJ Latin, salsa, merengue, Fridays and Saturdays.

Backdraft's, 73-11 Yellowstone Blvd., Forest Hills 718-263-4760 DJ Thursdays-Saturdays.

Bickles, 163-17 Archer Ave. (bet. Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and 165th Street) 718–658-1400. Open mic and jam session Thursday nights.

Calypso City, 121-08 Jamaica Ave. Richmond Hill 718-847-8900 Calypso music Fridays and Saturdays.

Castle Heights, 83-11 Northern Blvd. Jackson Heights 718-898-9584. Heavy metal music.

Charisma, 71-46 Main St., Flushing 718-268-2800. Singles night, DJ Thursdays. Ballroom dancing, Wednesdays.

Cheyenne Roadhouse, 71-46 Main St., Flushing 718-268-2800 Miles Ahead Ensemble, Mondays.

Club DNA, 25-22 34th Ave., Astoria 718-784-1822 DJ Chris “The Greek,” Saturdays.

Club Illusions, 125-22 Merrick Blvd., Springfield Gardens 718-978- 0300. Miles Ahead Ensemble , Fridays Karaoke, 8 p.m. Tuesdays.

Club Pulse, 92-77 Queens Blvd., Rego Park 718-997-8661. House DJ, Thursdays. DJ, salsa, merengue and Latin pop, upstairs, Spanish rock, downstairs Fridays. DJ, hip-hop, reggae, salsa, house and merengue, Saturdays.

Club X Press, 89-25 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica 718-707-7037. DJ, hip hop, reggae, R&B, Latin, gay and lesbian party, Thursdays-Saturdays.

Cooper's Alehouse, 70-26 88th St., Glendale 718-326-7435 Live bands, Fridays and Saturdays.

Crazy Moose Saloon, 40-07 Bell Blvd., Bayside 718-224-0690. Live bands and DJs.

The Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd., Douglaston 718-224-8787. DJ, Latin night, Wednesdays.

F. Scotts, 42-15 235th St., Douglaston 718-225-1866 Jazz Tones, Fridays.

Fuzzy's, 239-21 Braddock Ave., Bellerose 718-347-9843. Live bands.

Hollywood and Main Cafe, 57-33 Main St., Flushing 718-321-9670. DJ Fridays and Saturdays.

Ilusiones, 36-21 Steinway St., Astoria 718-729-6476. Live Latin music Wednesdays-Sundays.

Irish Rover, 37-18 28th Ave., Astoria 718-278-9372 Live music Saturdays, Irish music Sundays

Kilmegan, 60-19 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside 718-803-9206 Live bands.

Krash, 34-48 Steinway St., Astoria 718-937-2400 Alternative dance club, DJ, hard music.

La Kueva, 28-26 Steinway St., Astoria 718-267-9069 Live Spanish rock music.

Melange, 70-28 Austin St., Forest Hills, 718-268-4524 DJ, '70s to '90s tunes, Fridays and Saturdays, and Karaoke, Wednesdays.

Nite of Stars Cafe, 201-10 Linden Blvd., St. Albans 718-978-7001. Miles Ahead Ensemble Thursdays.

Outfield Inn, 79-56 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village 718-326-7496 Live bands.

P.J. Currans, 217 Beach 116th St., Rockaway Beach 718-474-8921. Karaoke Thursdays and Sundays.

Ryan's, 50-02 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City 718-784-5557 Live music, Saturdays, Jam session with The Pick-Up Allstars, Sundays, Karaoke, Wednesdays

Soca Paradise, 205-20 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, 718-464-3600. “Soul plus calypso equals soca,” Fridays and Saturdays.

Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing, 718-358-9355. Open mike Thursdays.

Tropical Paradise Lounge, 103-02 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village 718-465-3535 Miles Ahead Ensemble, Sundays

Voodoo Lounge, 47-29 Bell Blvd., Bayside 718-224-7576 Live bands (sometimes, only New York appearances)

Yeats' Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd., Bayside 718-225-0652. Light music with a live band every other Wednesday night; Karaoke every Thursday, Irish music every Sunday.

Yer Mans Irish Pub, 119-11 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills 718-441-3939. Live bands, Fridays. Karaoke, Sundays and Tuesdays


The Haunted House at Queens Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park will be open on Oct. 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Admission: $5. Free Parking. 718-347-FARM.

The Rockaway Artists Alliance continues its Queens Millennium Festival through Oct. 31 at Fort Tilden in Rockaway. Fifty artists display their work in the picturesque national park between the ocean and Jamaica Bay. 718-474-0861.

The Queens Historical Society presents a Diwali Celebration, the Hindu “Row of Lights” holiday, starting at 3 p.m. sat., Oct. 28 at the Society, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. 718-939-0647, ext. 5.

The Queens Wildlife Center in Floral Park presents “Boo at the Zoo” Sat., Oct. 28. 718-271-1500.

Selfhelp Community Services, lnc., 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing presents an International Harvest Festival on Thurs., Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. The program will include multicultural dance and musical presentations, multi-ethnic entertainment and refreshments. Donation: $2. 718-445-9504. The fifth annual Salute to Russian Jewish Community Festival will mark the ninth anniversary of Druzhba , the only free Russian Jewish magazine. The festival will be held on Sun., Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110 St., Forest Hills. 718-275-3318.

The Willing Workers sponsor their annual Fall Festival on Sat. Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 102-03 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village. It will feature Grandma's Attic, crafts, cakes, new and used clothing, bric a brac, face painting for the children and much more. Rain or shine.

The annual Children's Fall Festival will be at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park on Sun., Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $2. Free parking. 718-347-FARM.

Big Apple College Fair will be held on Sun., Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. at Queensborough Community College. About 150 colleges will be represented and seeking to recruit students. RFK Gymnasium. Free event. 718-631-6236.

Children are invited to wear costumes, visit a haunted house, go on hayrides, visit a petting zoo, and play traditional games at the Children's Fall Festival, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 29 at the Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park. 718-347-FARM.

Haunted walks, crafts, pumpkin decorating, a costume contest, and more highlight the Forest Park Happening, 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 29 at the picnic grove by the bandshell in Forest Park. 718-235-4100.

The Bayside Historical Society and the Bayside Business Association present a “Taste of Bayside,” an evening of culinary tastings from some of the best restaurants in town, at the Society's Grand ballroom at Fort Totten, 208 Totten Ave., from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 26. Tickets are $35. Reservations required 718-352-1548 or 229-2277.

Wine Tasting Dinner will be held on Wed., Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at Montebello II, 2056 Hillside, New Hyde Park. Admission: $55. 516-328-1577.


Queens Theatre in the Park continues its “Interspecies Communication” exhibition through Oct. 31. Free admission. 718-760-0686.

QTP opens a new exhibit Nov. 11 – “Faces,” by Maria Spector, who based the 100 paintings on photographs she took of Queens people in a variety of settings. 718- 361-9849.

“Angels of Deliverance,” an exhibit on the Underground railroad, continues now through Feb. 25, 2001 at the Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing. 718-939-0647.

A new exhibit at Queensborough Community College's Holocaust Center chronicles the life of Dr. Janusz Korczak, director of a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw in the 1920s and '30s. Although he could have saved himself, he chose to accompany his orphans to the Treblinka, the infamous Nazi death camp. 718- 225-1617.

The Afrikan Poetry Theatre continues its exhibit, “Perspective Visions” by Philip Howell, a photo essay, at the Center For Culture, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. 718-523-3312.


The NYC Church of Christ will premiere its new film “You Da Man” at its Men's Forum held at Queens College Colden Center on Sun., Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. Admission: $20, $10, $5. 718-762-5754.

The Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens, Suite 202, Kew Gardens will feature a movie every Tuesday from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Kew Gardens Community Center. 718-268-5960. The Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202, presents a Clark Gable Festival on Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 718-268-2690.

Movie Matinees are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Queens Blvd. 718-268-5960.


Suzanne M. Lodato, PhD, presents Verdi's Shakespearean Operas on Sat., Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Maspeth Branch Public Library, 69-07 Grand Ave., Maspeth. Free admission. 718-426-1240.


Harp Candlelight Cafe Night, with Ellen Uryevick, performing jazz, classical contemporary and Calypso music will be held on Sat., Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Road College Point. Tickets: $15. 718-358-0067.

SFS Community Theatre Group, at the Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd., Flushing is pleased to present Funny Girl on Nov. 4,5,11,12,18,19. Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 3 p.m. 718-897-4413.

International Carnival, a musical performance with Dave Goldman will be held on Sun., Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at Kew Gardens Hills Branch, 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing. 718-261-6654.

Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park presents the Pushcart Players' all-new musical play, Peter and the Wolf on Sat., Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. and l p.m. Tickets: $8, $6,$5. 718-760-0064.

Legendary comedian and actor Bill Cosby comes to Westbury Music Fair at 8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 27. The $50 tickets are available at the box office or through Ticketmaster, 212- 307-7171.

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside presents The Great Theatre of the World/El Gran Teatro Del Mundo on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 p.m. for English performances and on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. in Spanish. Tickets: $20, $18. 718-729-3880.

Philadanco, one of America's premiere African-American dance companies, performs at Queens Theatre in the Park in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for three performances at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat., Nov. 4, and 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 5 Tickets: $27; members $21, $24, $17. 718-760-0064.

Great Filmmakers of the Golden Age, a club which discusses the great films and their creators such as Hitchcock, Ford, Lubitch, Sturges, Minnelli and George Stevens, will meet at The Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108 St., through Nov. 8 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fee: $12, $18. 718-268-5011, ext. 226.


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. Calls all poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights and comedians. 718-424-6494.

Open Mic for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, and comedians will be 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.

What A Century, A poetry reading with Guy Djoken will be held on Sat., Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at Fresh Meadows Branch, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows. 718-454-7272.


The Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra is beginning its 31st season with biweekly Wednesday evening rehearsals at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills. Rehearsals begin at 7:45 p.m. 718-591-3456.


The comedy group Them Again prsesnts 'Pull My Finger' at Queensborough Community College Shadowbox Theater in Bayside at 8 pm, November 9, 10 and 11. Audience participation. 718-352-6629

Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., in Sunnyside, presents Andrea Del Conte Danza Espa

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