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Arts & Entertainment Listings

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Auditions for “Some Enchanted Evening, The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village. Needed: 2 Males Baritone and Tenor, Age 22-35; 2 Females – Soprano and Mezzo, ages 22-35; 1 Female – Mezzo, any age. 736-1263.

Oratorio Society of Queens, under the direction of David Close, invites singers to join in its 75th anniversary celebration. Mondays, 7:45 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, Flushing. No choral experience necessary. 460-0726.

Community Singers of Queens welcomes all voices for its spring concert. Mondays, 8-10 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St., Flushing. 658-1021.

Youth choral group for ages 9-16. Tuesdays, 4:30-6 p.m. The Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

Adult choral group. Tuesdays, 7 p.m. The Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

Senior Theater Acting Repertory welcomes seniors interested in acting. Wednesdays, Fridays. 347-2310 or Stan Guttman at 224-2729.

Barbershop Harmony Society Queens chapter seeks men who enjoy singing. Rehearsals Wednesdays, 8 p.m. 74-15 175th St., Flushing. 468-8416.


Kids’ painting workshops. Tuesdays, 4-6 p.m. The Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills. 520-9842.

Portrait class. Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston. 428-1859.

Drawing and painting. Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills. 520-9842.

Portrait drawing for novices taught by Esther Kirchevsly. Thursdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.

Chinese painting. Fridays, 1 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.

Drama/acting for kids. Ages 10-12, Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; ages 13-17, Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.


Tuesday Morning Music Club features classical chamber music by professional musicians. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Douglaston Community Church, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway. 224-2597.


Brazilian composer/guitarist Bruno Pataro, Saturday, 2 p.m., South Ozone Park Branch, 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard. 529-1660.

70's Soul Jam, Fri., April 19, 8 p.m., Westbury Music Fair. 631-888-9000.

2nd Annual St. John's University Performing Arts Concert, Thursday, 7 p.m., St. John's University's The Little Theatre. 990-6258.

The Little Park Across the Street, Sunday, 2 p.m. Colden Center Queens College. 544-2996.

Myth, Legend and Folklore, Sunday, 4 p.m., LeFrak Hall, Queens College. 326-4455.

“Jazz for Connoisseurs” featuring the legendary organist Jimmy McGriff and Jazz violinist John Blair as the opening act on, Friday at 8 p.m., Flushing Town Hall's. 463-7700.

David Krakauer, Sunday, 3 p.m., Queensborough Community College Theater, as part of the College's Professional Performing Arts Series. 631-6311.

Roberta Salshutz, Sisterhood Temple of Israel of Jamaica, Holliswood, Thursday, 1 p.m. 776-4400.


Line dance lessons. Fridays, 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8174.

Country line dancing classes. Mondays, 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9:30 p.m. intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

Israeli and folk dance class with Rae and George Nemoviche. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sisterhood of Bay Terrace Jewish Center. 428-6363.

Ballroom dancing. Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Charisma Ballroom, 71-46 Main St., Flushing. 268-2800.

Irish dancing lessons with all-Ireland dancing champion Niall O’Leary. Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Yeats’ Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd., Bayside. 212-726-1602.


Fashion Show Dinner Dance, Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Glenridge Sr. Citizen Center, 59-03 Summerfield St., Ridgewood. 386-5136.

Queens Jazz Trail tour. First Saturday of month, 10 a.m. Three-hour tour departs Flushing Town Hall. Jazz music and videos of America’s jazz legends performing played on trolley while tour guide Cobi Knight explains jazz history in Queens. 463-7700.


Louis Armstrong's World Wide Tours, April 22-June 28, Louis Armstrong Archives, Benjamin S. Rosenthal library, Room 332, Queens College, CUNY, Flushing. 997-3670.

Reclamation, through April 20, AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitian Ave., Forest Hills. 520-9842.

The Art of Long island City, The New Western Frontier, through Sept. 29, Flushing Town Hall. 463-7700.

“Living Together, Growing Together” features works by artists from The Living Museum at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. Through July 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

“Designing the Future: The Queens Museum of Art and The New York City Building” features work of architects, designers who worked on the building. Through July 7. Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 592-9700.

Oral History Exhibit. “Bayside was a Wilderness Then: Voices from the Black Community Revisited.” Officers’ Club, Fort Totten, Bayside. Reservations required. 352-1548.

“The Teheran Children” tells story of 900 Jewish children who escaped Nazi-dominated Europe. Through June 30.

Queensborough Community College, library basement, room 30, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside. 281-5770.

“Trolleys of the North Shore.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.

“Castle — 6,500 years of Bayside History.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 352-1548.


Queens College Spring Music Festivals, Tuesdays 10 a.m.-noon, QC Lefrak Concert Hall of the Aaron Copland School of Music.997-3802.


Women Writers Forum invites artists to share original pieces. Fourth Saturday of month, 2:15 p.m. Sofa Cafe, Astoria. 274-9585.

Writers Forum. Writers asked to being one original work to share. Fourth Saturday of month, 1 p.m. Palladium, Astoria. 274-9585.


Singer/Actor Ken Stuart, Saturday, 3 p.m., Queens Public Library South Hollis Branch, 204-01 Hollis Avenue. 465-6779.

Cole Porter and George Gershwin, Saturday, 2 p.m., Queens Public Library Douglaston/Little Neck Branch, 249-01 Northern Boulevard, 225-8414.

Barbara Eden, The Odd Couple-The Female Version, Friday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 3 p.m., Westbury Music Fair. 631-888-9000.

Brazilian Breeze with Debora and John Watts, Saturday, 7 p.m., Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

The Coffee Trees, Sat., April 20, 8 p.m., Queens Theatre In The Park, Flushing. 760-0064


Open Mic Night with emcee Robert Dunn, featured performer Denis Gray. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 23-80 Bell Blvd., Bayside. 631-9060.

Poppenhusen Poets Platform. Open mic for poems, prose, Haiku, limericks, lyrics. Second Sunday of month, 7 p.m. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.

Open Mic. First Monday of month, 7-9 p.m. Caffe Greco, 79-08 37th Ave., Jackson Heights. 424-6494.

Open Mic Night for poets, musicians, singers, actors, playwrights, comedians. First Thursday of month, 7-9 p.m. Starbucks, 41-02 Main St., Flushing. 424-6494.


Witness for the Prosecution, April 19, 26, 8 p.m., April 20, 27, 8 p.m., April 21, 28, 4:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 15-43 149 St., Whitestone.

Uncle King Arthur evenings April 13, 19, 7:30 p.m., April 13, 14, 20, 21, 2:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Parish House, 85 Greenway South, Forest Hills. 793-2236.

“The Mousetrap”, Theatre A La Carte on April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27, 8 p.m. and April 14, 21 and 28 at 3 p.m. at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy, Douglaston 631-4092.

Once Upon A Time, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of New Hyde Park, 300 Hillside Drive South, New Hyde Park, April 12,13,19, 20, 8 p.m., April 14, 21, 3 p.m. 229-6298.

You Can’t Take It With You. The Colonial Players of Hollis Woods Church, through April 28, Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3:30 p.m. 740-9400.


The Acting Workshop of Queens. Mondays, 7-10 p.m. Forest Hills Adult Center at Forest Hills High School, 67-01 110th St. 263-8066.

Life Drawing Sessions teaches drawing with a live model. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Women’s Studio Center, 43-01 21st St., Long Island City. 274-9585.

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