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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.

“Bye Bye Birdie”

Held at St. Gregory’s Theatre Group, 242-20 88 Ave., on May 15, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. Call 718-347-3707.

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.


For Singles 32-62

At the Holliswood Theatre, 215-16 82 Ave and Bell Blvd., on May 17 and 31 at 8:30 p.m. Call 718-265-6354.


Doors open at 8:30 p.m. at the at the Holliswood Theatre, 215-16 82 Ave and Bell Blvd., on May 17 and 31. Call 718-265-6354.


“Barley Baroque”

An afternoon of period music on Saturday 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.

Haydn’s “The Creation”

By th Queens College Choral Society on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Colden Center. Call 718-793-8080.

Jazz Band Classic

18-member big band led by Ryan Keberle on Sunday 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 at 8 p.m. Call 718-463-7700 x222

Verdi’s Requiem

The Queens Symphony Orchestra at the Queensborough Community College Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 18 at 4 p.m. Call 718-326-4455 x 16.

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 through May.

Fiber Arts Fest

At variety of artists now thru May 24 at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Call 718-520-9642 or go to www.arts4u.org


Kelly Marie Mancuso photo exhibit from May 1 – June 31 at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave. Call 718-478-9569.

Harumi Ori: I Was Here

QMA at the Bulova Corporate Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd., now thru June 19. More info: 718-592-9700 x 147.

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.

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.

Unbroken: An Exhibition of Hope and Determination

At the Rockaway Arts Center running from May 10- June 29 1-4 p.m. Call 718-474-0861 or go to www.rockawayartistsalliance.com

Watercolor and Ink Drawing

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


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.



Annual celebration of the accomplishments of string orchestra programs at Brooklyn and Queens public schools on Tuesday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at P.S. 107, 167-02 45 Ave. Call 718-622-3300.

Flamenco and Latin dance

At the Mainstage Theatre at LaGuardia Community College onSaturday May 31 at 2 p.m. Call 718-482-5151.

Ken Stuart Concert Series

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 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 Monday. Call 718-729-3880.


Jackson Heights Poets

At the Barnes and Noble on 81st St and 35 Ave. on Saturday May 17 at 2:30 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.


Dames at Sea

A musical full of comedy, tap dancing and torch songs at Queens Theatre in the Park on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday 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.

Send Me No Flowers

At the Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkwy, onFriday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 718-631-4092.

The Cemetery Club

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

The Wizard of Oz

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

Side Man

A play that captures the New York Jazz scene on Friday May 9, Saturdays May 10 and 17 at 8 p.m. Matinees on Saturday May 17 and Sundays May 11 and 18 at 3 p.m. at Queens Theatre in the Park. Call 718-760-0064.


A musical revue at the FSF Community Theatre Group , 41-60 Kissena Blvd. on Saturday, May 24 at 8 p.m. and Sundays May, 25 and June 1 at 3 p.m.Call 718-428-8661.

Win, Lose or Die

On Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. 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.

Urban Writers and Poets

Learn how to publish books and cd covers, where and how to start everything, etc. On Saturday May 10 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre. Call 718-523-3312.

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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