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Auditions/Rehearsals

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.

Talent Show

Talented girls and boys, ages 5-18. On April 28 at 4:30 p.m. at Lost Battalion Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd. Call 718-263-1163. On April 30 at 4:30 p.m. at Roy Wilkins, Baisley and Merrick Blvd. call 718-276-8686. 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.

Children’s Events

Family Theatre

“The Little Mermaid” at Queens College Colden Center on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.

Kidsclassics

A classical music performance at Queens College Colden Center on Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.

Classes

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.

Concerts

Afro-Cuban Music

On Friday at 8 p.m. at LaGuardia College’s Little Theatre at 47th at Van Dam St. Call 718-482-5151.

Jazz

Mingus and Mahanthappa at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamiaca Ave. Call 718-658-7400 ext.45.

Live Jazz

Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Ache on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Call 718-463-7700 ext. 223.

Organ Recitals

Every Wed. thru April 9 at 12:10 p.m. at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 38th Ave and Main St. Call 718-359-1171.

Pianist

Anita Gelber at the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy. on Aunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-229-2169.

Violinist Kyoko Takezawa

At Queens College Colden Center on Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Call 718-793-8080.

Woodwinds Spectacular

At Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. on Sunday at 4 p.m. Call 718-279-4842.

Dancing

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

Exhibits

Bayside History

“Castle — 6,500 years of Bayside History.” Daily, except Sunday. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten. 718-352-1548.

Chen Zhen Exhibit

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

Creatures by Wangechi Mutu

The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning presents “Creatures by Wangechi Mutu: JCAL 2002 Workspace Artist,” a solo exhibition of recent mixed media works and a new installation that connects fragments of everyday images to create a distinct lexicon of messages. The exhibit will be on display at JCAL’s gallery through April 12. 161-04 Jamaica Ave. Call 718-658-7400.

Emerging Artists From Japan

Located at the Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Ave. Long Island City now through April. Call 718-782-9454.

Flight Research #5

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

Images From the Atomic Front

At St. John’s University, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 718-990-5542 for details.

Kente Cloth Weaving

Dr. Luberya Mays at the Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, from May 3 – May 24. Call 718-990-0700.

Landscapes on Exhibit

Carolyn Obergfell exhibits her artwork at the Windsor Park Branch of the Queens Library, located at 79-50 Bell Blvd., from April 9- May 7. call 718-990-0700.

Latin Jazz

At Flushing Town Hall on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Call 718-463-7700.

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

Paintings on Exhibit

Timothy McGowan’s artwork at the Ridgewood Branch of the Queens Library, 20-12 Madison St. from April 2- 30. Call 718-990-0700.

Pen and Ink Drawing

Held at the Douglaston/Little Neck Branch of the Queens Library, located at 249-01 Northern Blvd. from April 2-30. Call 718-990-0700.

Re: Connections by Nütró

The Queens College Arts Center at the Benjamin Rosenthal Library presents a new exhibit by a group of Russian-American artists entitled “Re: Connections by Nütró” through April 15. A gallery talk and reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.. Thursday. Call 718-997-3770.

Second Antique Chinese Windows and Doors Exhibit

Held at the Crystal Foundation Art Gallery, 31-10 Whitestone Exwy now through April 30. Open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 718-961-7300 x 3116.

Watercolor and Ink Drawing

Orianne Cosentino’s artwork at the McGoldrick Branch, 155-06 Roosevelt Ave. from May 7- June 4. Call 718-990-0700.

Watercolor Painting Demo

By Jada Roland on Friday at 8 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. Call 718-428-1859.

Film

Film Series with Discussion

Queens Musuem of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. All shows begin at 2 p.m. Call 718-592-9700.

April 4 – “The Hospital”(1971)

April 11 – “A Night to Remember”(1958)

April 25 – “All the King’s Men’(1949)

May 2 – “Wonder Boys”(2000)

Forums

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.

Performances

Alvin Ailey/Fordham Student Dancers

At the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd. on Monday at 7 p.m. Call 718-990-0858.

Ballet Hispanico

At Queens Theatre in the Park on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 12 at 2 p.m., and Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. Call 718-760-0064.

Multi-Asian Ethnic Stage

On Friday at 7 p.m. at Queensborough Community College. Call 718-281-5410.

“Priesto”

A magic spectacular at Martin Luther High School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave. on Friday at 8 p.m. Call 718-446-1970.

“Priesto”

On Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. A magic spectatcular at Queen of Angels Auditorium, 44th St. and Skillman Ave. Call 718-786-2990.

“The Four Little Girls”

A Flamenco musical at the Thalia Spanish Theatre, Inc., 41-17 Greenpoint Ave. from April 4 thru May 11 Call 718-729-3880.

Poetry

Jackson Heights Poets

At Barnes and Noble, 70-00 Austin St., on Thursday 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.

Theater

“Broadway in Bellerose”

Presented by St. Gregory’s Theatre Group, 242-20 88th Ave., onThurs., Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. Call 718-224-4439.

“Othello”

Wednesday at 1:15 p.m.,Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m., and Call 718-631-6311.

“The Good Doctor”

At York College Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Rd. on Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., and Tuesday at noon. Call 718-262-2400.

Tours

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.

Workshops

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.

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