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Auditions

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

Art Shows

The Jackson Heights Art Club is presenting its 2nd Annual Juried Art Show and Sale in Jackson Heights from Fri., Nov. 3 through Sat., Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The artist members will be showing their newest and best works. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served and the reception is free and open to the public at the The Europa Gallery, 84-15 37 Ave., Jackson Heights. 718-729-7828.

Carnivals

An International Carnival with Singer/guitarist Dave Goldman, lights up the stage with a potpourri of popular and classic folk songs from a variety of different countries will be held on Sat., Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Hillcrest Branch, 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 718454-2786.

Comedy

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.

Concerts

All Saints Lutheran Church, 164-02 Goethals Ave., Jamaica will have a Choir concert on Nov. 19 at p.m. with a wine and cheese reception to follow. 718-360-4710.

A Clarence Irving Concert will be held on Sat., Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica. 718-990-0858.

The Best Of Sinatra with The Linda Ipanema Trio will be held ob Thurs., Nov. 2 at the Middle Village Branch, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave. 718-326-1390.

Duo Cavatina featuring flutist Carol Shansky and guitarist Seth Himmelhoch will be held on Sat., Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Seaside Branch, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park; 718-634-1876.

Pushkin In Music featuring Russian-born soporano Inna Dukach with pianist Julia Dussman will be held on Wed., Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. 718-661-1200.

Lou Michael Singing Songs Of Sinatra And Others on Sat., Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Auburndale Branch, 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing. Enjoy this concert of music made great by Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Perry Como and others. 718-352-2027.

Dixieland And Straight Ahead Jazz with the Linda Ipanema Trio will be held on Sat., Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at the Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Boulevard. Featuring favorites like “Jelly Roll,” “Shimmy Like My Sister Kate,” “Lulu's Back in Town,” and a medley of classic jazz selections. 718-229-1834.

The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Boulevard, will hold Festive And Joyous Concert One World Music Festival, celebrating Jewish diversity and community and their folk music traditions, featuring Pete Seeger, world-renowned folk singer and composer and Paul Suchow, award-winning composer and guitarist on Sat., Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. 718-263-7000, Ext. 208.

African-American Classical Music, with The Cliff Lee Duo. will be held on Mon., Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Baisley Park Branch, 117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica. 718-529-1590.

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 Beethoven 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.

Traditional Italian Folk Music presented by I Giullari di Piazza, a company of actors, musicians, singers and dancers reviving the theatrical and musical traditions of Southern Italy will be held on Sat., Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City. 718-721-2462.

Let's Get Away From It All! with Rosa Santoro & Friends will be held on Sat., Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Jackson Heights Branch, 35-51 81 St., 718-899-2500.

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.

Yesterday And Today with the Charles Carrington Trio, featuring classic rhythm and blues will be held on Mon., Nov. at 7 p.m. at the Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Parkway. 718-849-1010.

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

Exhibits

The Center For Culture The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica presents An Art Exhibit Opening “My Haitian Diary” by Francois Rides Garcia Wine & Cheese reception on Sun., Nov. 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Free admission. 718-523-3312

Queens Borough Community College's Holocaust Resource Center and Archives will present “Janusz Korczak's Warsaw.” The exhibit, now through June 30, 2001 at the center, traces the career of Janusz Korczak in Warsaw until his death at Treblinka in August 1942 at Queens Borough Community College, 222-05 65th Ave., Bayside. Narrative text, photographs and document. 718-225-1617.

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.

Films

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.

Opera

Opera: Works Of Puccini And Verdi with soproano Teresa Mazzilli. will be held on Sat., Nov. 4at 2 p.m. at the North Hills Branch, 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-225-3550.

Performances

Funny Girl will be presented by the SFS Community Theatre Group Nov 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19 at the Free Synagogue of Flushing. 718-897-4413.

Peggy Cone And Her Gentlemen perform The Big Three: music of Gershwin, Porter and Mercer on Tues., Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at the North Hills Branch, 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-225-3550.

A seven-performance run of Sueno, Jose Rivera's modern adaptation of Pedro Calderon de la Barca's mystical and romantic classic Life Is a Dream, will be presented by the QCC Department of Speech and Theatre Arts on Nov. 4, at 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at 2:15 p.m., Nov. 9 at 8 p.m., Nov. 10 at 8 p.m., and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 718-631-6311.

The Queensmen Chorus of the Barbershop Harmony Society presents “Jolson 2000” at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at the Immaculate Conception Center, 7200 Douglaston Pkwy. 718-381-8689.

The Middle Village Branch of the Queens Library, 72-31 Metropolitan Ave., presents the Best of Sinatra with the Linda Ipanema Trio Thurs.Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. Frank Sinatra favorites like “Fly Me To The Moon,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Witchcraft,” and more. 718/326-1390.

Several branches of the Queens Library offer performances on Sat., Nov. 4:

Auburndale Branch, 25-55 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing, 2 p.m., Lou Michael singing songs of Sinatra and others. Music made great by Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Perry Como and others. 718-352-2027.

Dixieland and Straight Ahead Jazz with the Linda Ipanema Trio2 p.m. Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Blvd. Featuring favorites like “Jelly Roll,” “Shimmy Like My Sister Kate,” “Lulu's Back in Town,” and a medley of classic jazz selections. 718-229-1834.

International carnival singer/guitarist Dave Goldman lights up the stage with a potpourri of popular and classic folk songs from a variety of countries. 2 p.m., Hillcrest Branch 187-05 Union Tpke., Flushing. 718/454-2786.

Opera: Works of Puccini and Verdi with soprano Teresa Mazzilli 2 p.m., North Hills Branch, 57-04 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck,718-225-3550.

Traditional Italian folk music by I Giullari di Piazza, 2:30 p.m. Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, presents a company of actors, musicians, singers and dancers reviving the theatrical and musical traditions of southern Italy. They will perform traditional music including 16th century Neapolitan villanellas (love songs), authentic tarantellas, love serenades and lullabies. 718-721-2462.

Smooth Jazz with the Charles Carrington Trio. 2:30 p.m. Woodside Branch. Smooth Jazz with the Charles Carrington Trio. Featuring the music of Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Horace Silver, Najee as well as innovative original compositions. 54-22 Skillman Avenue; 718-429-4700.

Duo Cavatina featuring flutist Carol Shansky and guitarist Seth Himmelhoch. 2:30 p.m. Seaside Branch. Enjoy an afternoon of light classical music of Mozart, Ravel, Giuliani, Telemann and modern compositions from North and South America.116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park; 718-634-1876.

Let's Get Away From It All! with Rosa Santoro & Friends. 2:30 p.m. Jackson Heights Branch. Enjoy a concert of best-known songs from each decade in a century of Broadway musicals. Music from Victor Herbert, George M. Cohan, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers and Andrew Lloyd Webber will be performed. 35-51 81 Street; 718/899-2500.

Also at the libraries:

Yesterday and Today with the Charles Carrington Trio, Mon., Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. Woodhaven Branch, featuring classic rhythm and blues with selections like “Close to You,” “Ooh Baby, Baby,” “Somebody Else's Guy,” and more. 85-41 Forest Parkway, 718-849-1010.

An afternoon of Sephardic Jewish Culture. Sun., Nov. 12, 1:30 p.m. Flushing Library. The intellectual and spiritual delights of the Sephardic Jews. “After the Expulsion: the Odyssey of the Sephardic Jews,” by Rabbi Marc D. Angel of Congregation Shearith Israel, the historic Spanish and Portuguese synagogue of New York. At 3:30 p.m.: “Treasures of Sephardic Songs,” by Gerard Edery, singer/guitarist. 41-17 Main Street; 718-661-1200.

Carnegie Hall/Citibank Neighborhood Concert Series, Mon., Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Richmond Hill Branch. Featuring The Flying Neutrinos, a swing group which started performing on New Orleans streets in the early 1980s. 118-14 Hillside Avenue; 718-849-7150.

The Friends of the Whitestone Branch present S.T.A.R., the Senior Theater Acting Repertory. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Thurs., Nov. 14, 3 p.m. Whitestone Branch. 151-10 14 Road; 718/767-8010.

Pushkin in Music, Wed., Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. Flushing Library. featuring Russian-born soprano Inna Dukach with pianist Julia Dussman. 41-17 Main Street, 718-661-1200.

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.

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.

Poetry

The Center For Culture The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc., 176-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica presents A Poetry Workshop “Poetry Events Coordinator” Led by Darren Kefere Lions, founder of “Wordstock International” on Sat., Nov. 4 8, and 11 from 4 p.m, to 6 p.m. Donation: $5. 718-523-3312

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.

Open Mic Night , Poets, performers, dancers, storytellers and writers will have the opportunity to appear in the spotlight for seven minutes on Mon., Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. 718-661-1200.

Rehearsals

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.

Theater

An Afternoon Of Theater, The Friends of the Whitestone Branch present S.T.A.R., the Senior Theater Acting Repertory on tues., Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. at the Whitestone Branch, 151-10 14 Road, Whitestone. 718-767-8010.

From The Script will be held on Sat., Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Forest Hills Branch, 108-19 71 Ave. Forest Hills. Open to writers, actors, and the general public. 718-268-7934.

The FSF Community Theatre Group presents “Funny Girl”, about the life and music of Fanny Brice, at the Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena Blvd., Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, and 19. Call 718-428-8681 or 516-354-3017.

The improvisational comedy group, Them Again presents “Pull My Finger,” by Andrew Lloyd Sondheim, with audience participation, at the Shadowbox Theater at Queensborough Community College in Bayside at 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 10, and 11. Tickets $12, $8, $6. QCC students free. Reservations: 718-352-6629.

The final two performances by the Colonial Players of “Harvey,” Mary Chase's enduring tale of a man and his visible-only-to-him rabbit, are at 8 p.m. Fri., Nov. 3 and Sat. Nov. 4 at the Hollis Woods Community Church, Bell Boulevard and 82nd Avenue. 718-740-9400.

“Butterflies Are Free” from Theatre a la Carte continues at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy. at 8 p.m. Nov. 3, 4, 10 and 11, and at 3 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12. Call 718-631-4092.

The East End Players of Temple Sholom continue their production of “Meet Me At Joe's, ” a musical revue about looking for love at a singles' bar, at 8 p.m. Nov. 2, 4, and 9, and at 3 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12 at the temple, 263-10 Union Turnpike, Floral Park. Call 718-740-4268.

The Forest Hills Branch of the Queens Public Library, 108-19 71 Ave., presents “From the Script” by the Script Theater Company and workshop. The company performs original brief vignettes. Saturday, November 4, 1PM. Open to writers, actors, and the general public. 718/268-7934.

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