Arts & Entertainment Listings


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.

Forest Hills Symphony

Wed. nights 7:45-10 pm in the auditorium of the Forest Hills Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. 718-591-3456.

Musical Revue

St. Gregory’s Theater Group will hold auditions for its 25th anniversary musical revue held in April. Auditions are Feb. 26-27, 6 to 9 p.m. in the church basement. Sing a song from a Broadway show. West side of Cross Island Pkwy and 88th Ave., Bellerose. Call 718-347-3707.

Oratorio’s Spring Show

The Oratorio Society of Queens, under the artistic direction of Maestro David Close, is rehearsing for the annual Spring Concert May 16 featuring Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” and opera and Americana favorites. Rehearsals are at 7:45 p.m. every Monday at the North Presbyterian Church, 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Flushing. Newcomers are asked to arrive at 7:30 p.m. No choral experience is necessary. Prospective members must be able to carry a tune and undergo a simple “listening.” For additional information on rehearsals and concerts, call 718-460-0726 or visit www.queensoratorio.org.

Queens Symphonic Band

Announces openings: Percussionists, horn and piccolo. Meetings at Queensboro Community College Wed. nights at 7:45 pm. Call the band secretary at 516-887-2730 evenings for more information.


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. 718-361-5649.

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.


Blues Night

Featuring vocalist/guitarist Keith “The Captain” Gamble” at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Feb. 27 at 8 pm in the Little Theatre on Van Dam St at 47th Ave. Call 718-482-5151 for tickets.

Carletti String Quartet

At the Parlor Art Gallery, 39-20 Douglaston Pkwy., on Sunday, March 7 at 4 pm. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 718-229-2169.

Faculty Showcase

Violinist Jennifer Axelson will perform at the Brooklyn Queens Conservatory of Music faculty showcase Saturday, March 6 at 8 p.m. 42-76 Main St. Call 718-461-8910.

Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra

On Sunday, March 14 at 2 pm at the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd. For tickets call 516-785-2532.


Featuring choirs of Amity Baptist Church, guest church choirs, soloists and speakers. On Sun., March 7 at 4 pm at Amity Baptist Church, 164-18 108th Ave.

Long Island Youth Orchestra

On Sun., Feb. 29 at 7:30 pm at the Tilles Center, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Northern Blvd. For further information or tix call 516-676-7131 evenings and weekends.

Marcy Rosen

At Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. on Sat., March 27. Rosen, a member of the Mendelssohn string quartet, will be joined by some of her students for an evening of string quartet and string transcriptions.

Messiah Festival of the Arts

Pianist Oxana Mikhailoff will perform selected classical works at Messiah Lutheran Church, 42-15 165th St. March 6 at 5 p.m. Call 718-949-8763.

Opera & Song Classics

Musica Reginae vocal performers Julie Miller, Jann Degnan, Mark Duffin and Vaughan Fritts will sing from Gustav Mahler’s “Songs of a Wayfarer” with tales by Ned Rorem, Charles Griffes, Fiona Macleod and Aaron Copland. Featured music will be by Mozart, Rossini, Bizet, Giordano, Verdi and Puccini. The concert will be held Sunday. March 14 at 4 p.m. at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., and is part of Musica Reginae’s Accolade Concert Series. For more information call 718-279-4842.


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., 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. for beginners and intermediate. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.

Israeli Folk Dancing

Every Mon. at 7:30 pm at Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke. For more info: 718-380-4145.

Line dance lessons

Fri., 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy. 718-423-8174.

Line Dance Lessons

Every Thurs. 7:15 p.m. with advanced, intermediate and beginner levels. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy. Call 718-225-6750.

New dance program

Kew Gardens Community Center introduces a new dance program with Elaine Nester Fri. from 1 p.m. 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



A celebration of 25 years of the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Exhibited until Feb. 28. Gallery Hrs: Tues.- Sat. 1-6 pm.


Works by Rajkamal Kahlon about the stereotypical images of South Asians within the Western imagination. At the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave. Running thru March 17. 718-658-7400.

Discomfiture of Presence: A Multiple Piece by Olga Alexander

At the Queens College Art Center, 6th Floor of the Rosenthal Library, running until April 1. Gallery Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9 am – 8 pm and Fri. 9 am- 5 pm. Call 718-997-3770 for further information.

Fashion 50

Illustrator Elizabeth Mabie Elcik will hold an exhibit celebrating 50 years as an illustrator at the Cedar House Gallery, 70-10 Grand Ave., March through April. Call 718-478-9569.

Garden Arts

The work of Tong Jie, a talented artist from China, will be on display at the Crystal Foundation Art Gallery, 31-10 Whitestone Expy through March 17. The gallery is open weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 718-961-7300.

Kiki Smith: Prints, Books and Things

At the Museum of Modern Artnow running until March 8. You can call 212-708-9400 for detailed Museum information.

Living with Chekhov

The International Resource Center Gallery is presenting an exhibit of engravings by Russian artist Nikolai Polyushenko depicting the house of Russian novelist Anton Chekhov. The gallery is on the third floor of the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. Call 718-661-1200.

Long Island City Artists Members Exhibition

At Queens Theatre in the Park running through March 31.

Monika Goetz: Indefinite Blue

The Queens Museum of Art presents “Indefinite Blue,” an atmospheric site-specific installation by Monika Goetz, that transforms the museum’s elevator into a mirrored cube that infinitely reflects and extends the elevator’s interior. For more information call 718-592-9700 or go to www.queensmuseum.org.

Musical Artistry

At the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. Running from March 1 – April 2. Gallery Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. and Sat. 1:30 to 2 pm.


Alone in a Crowd: New York Movies

Every Mon. at 2 pm in the Theatre of Queens Museum of Art. 718-592-9700

March 22 – Dead End – 1937

March 29 – The Naked City – 1948

April 12 – The Apartment – 1960

April 19 – Moscow on the Hudson – 1984

April 26 – La Ciudad – 1998

May 3 – Manhattan – 1979

May 10 – West Side Story – 1960


Queens Cultural Forum

Queens Council on the Arts will hold a free event for individual artists and cultural organizations at the Queens Museum of art Saturday, March 6, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. This networking opportunity will also feature performances and refreshments. Call 718-647-3377, Ext. 17 by March 1.

Writers Forum

Writers asked to bring one original work to share. Fourth 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.


Free Art Making Workshops

At Queens Museum of Art from 2-4 pm. 718-592-9700.

Painting: The Still Life – Wed. March 24, 31 and April 14 and 21

Printmaking – Thurs., May 6, 13, 20 and 27

Painting: The Landscape – Wed., June 2 and Thurs., June 10



The Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave., presents the music and dance extravaganza “Tangomania!” through March 28, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Call 718-729-3880.

Tribute to our Ancestors

The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 176-03 Jamaica Ave. will hold a performance entitled A Tribute to Our Ancestors featuring the Joy of Performance Workshop Ensemble. from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 718-528-7715.


Open Mic Nights

Every First Tues. of the month at Flushing Library (Rooms A&B), 41-17 Main St. For further information, Call 718-661-1200.


Buried Child

At Queens Theatre in the Park on March 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 8 pm. and March 7 and 14 at 3 pm. Call 718-760-0064 for further information.

The Butler Did It

Parkside Players production of “The Butler Did It” runs Feb. 27-March 6 at 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., and 2 p.m. Sun. at Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Tpke. Call 718-497-4922.

Detective story

By Beari Productions on Friday, Feb. 27 at 8 pm, Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 pm and Sunday, Feb. 29 at 4 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 63-70 Dry Harbor Rd., Middle Village. Call 718-736-1263 for further information.

Funny Girl

Marathon Little Theatre Group’s production of Funny Girl will be held Saturdays, March 13-27 at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays March 14-28 at 3 p.m. at Marathon Jewish Community Center, 245-37 60th Ave. Call 718-428-1580.

Love Letters

Douglaston Community Theatre presents A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Feb. 27, 28, Mar. 5, 6 and at 2 p.m. at Zion Church Parish Hall, 44th Ave. off Douglaston Pkwy. Tickets $12 ($10 seniors, kids) 718-482-3332 (reservations honored until 15 min. before curtain).

Noises Off

SJU’s Chappell Players present “Noises Off” Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Little Theater at the Queens campus. Call 718-990-2451.

Odd Couple

The Minstrel Players of East Northport present the Odd Couple Feb. 28 through March 14, 34 Irving Johnson St. Call 631-754-4246.

The New Hardware Store

The Caribbean American Repertory Theatre will come to the Black Spectrum Theatre, in Baisley Pond Park Feb. 28 and 29. Call 718-974-6487 or 212-963-6459.


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 x 17.

Queens Jazz Trail

Visit the neighborhoods, clubs and museums of and about America’s Jazz Legends. First Sat. of each month, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 718-463-7700.


Art for Teens

Mon. from 4:30-6:30 pm at the AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. Call 718-520-9852 with any questions.

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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