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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.

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.

Talent Show

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.

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.


“Barley Baroque”

An afternoon of period music on Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 90-04 175 St. Call718-739-7452.

“Cypreco” of America

Unique folk music and songs from Cyprus on Saturday May 17 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, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Floral Park, 35 Verbena Ave. Call 516-354-4969.

Gospel Music

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

Haydn’s “The Creation”

By th Queens College Choral Society on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. at the Colden Center. Call718-793-8080.

Jazz Band Classic

18-member big band led by Ryan Keberle on Sunday, May 11 at Queens College at 2 p.m. Call 212-581-5933.

Jazz Live!

Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, on Friday, May 9 at 8 p.m. Call 718-463-7700 x222

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 at 8 p.m. Call 718-658-1021.

Women of Jazz

At LaGuardia Community College on Saturday, May 17 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


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 now through May.

Flight Research #5

Rosemary Laing at the Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd. running thru. May 8. Call 718-956-1819 x. 13.


Kelly Marie Mancuso 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 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 www.satchmo.net.

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 Buddist philosophy has become instrintsic 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.

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

At Queens Musuem of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Friday at 2 p.m. the “Wonder Boys”(2000) Call 718-592-9700.


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.


Cinco de Mayo

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

Ken Stuart Concert Series

At the East Flushing Library on Monday 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.

Quan Yin 2000

A one-woman dance/musical based on a traditional buddist story at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave, on Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. Call 718-658-7400.

“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.


Jackson Heights Poets

Reading at the Barnes and Noble on Austin St. on Wednesday at 7 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.

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 Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Call 718-747-2611.

Dames at Sea

A musical full of comedy, tap dancing and torch songs at Queens Theatre in the Park on Friday, May 9 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, May 11 at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 14 at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 18 at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

Karaoke Night at the Suicide Shack

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

Send Me No Flowers

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

The Cemetery Club

A comedy by Ivan Menchell at the Douglaston Community Theatre on Fridays, May 2, 9 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Saturdays, May 3, 10 and 17 at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-3332.

The Odyssey

At Queensborough Community College on Thursday at 10 a.m. and Friday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 8 p.m. Call 718-631-6311.

The Wizard of Oz

At the Long Island Cultural Arts Studios, 48 Atlantic Ave, Lynbrook on Saturdays and Sundays May 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31 at 2 p.m. Call 516-599-1982.

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.


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 Arts

Developing opportunites for emerging arts on Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Call718-229-1323.

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