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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Circus surprises East Flatbush kids

Brooklyn: It was non-stop Big Top. Comment

New Kingston wows hometown crowd at New York concert

Music: It was a taste of home cooking, reggae style. Comment

In the vinyl analysis, ‘Record Store Day’ features reggae and dub on platters

Music: These deejays will have the vinyl say. Comment

Caribbean Week comes to New York in June

Manhattan: The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says Caribbean Week New York will come alive in the Big Apple in early June with a celebration of the sights, sounds, color, cuisine and culture of the Caribbean. Comment

Tone it down: Anger workshop to demonstrate how to relieve stress

Brooklyn: Call it a tension intervention. Comment

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Walentas Foundation announces a new round of grants for Brooklyn public schools

Brooklyn: The Walentas Family Foundation announced this week that applications are now open for its Neighborhood School Grants, an annual program to support innovative projects in Brooklyn School Districts 13 and 14. Comment

Friday, April 14, 2017

Griffin awards celebrates the brightest

Jamaica: Honoring some of the best. The Griffin Awards honored four individuals and alumni of Jamaica College at the SVA Theatre in Manhattan on April 8. Comment

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A fest to sweat

Brooklyn: Call it festive fitness. A few hundred health and party enthusiasts got to break a sweat and get down to music, at the first Sweat Fete in East Flatbush on April 8. Comment

Thursday, April 13, 2017

New musical spotlights Caribbean experience

Arts & Theater: The Caribbean American immigrant experience comes forth in a new musical highlighting some common themes of the Diaspora. “Welcome to America: A Caribbean Musical,” is a musical about one undocumented immigrant attempting to find her dreams and learning some life lessons along the way. Comment

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Hamilton, Bichotte hail ‘Raise the Age’

Brooklyn: At least two Brooklyn legislators have hailed the historic “Raise the Age” legislation that had been before the New York State Legislature for over a decade. Comment