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Monday, May 28, 2012

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Music: Dancewave Dancewave presents “Spring Celebration 2012” featuring a showcase of modern dance performed by Dancewave’s pre-professional youth dance companies ranging in age from 10-19 years at the Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn Campus, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2, 8:00 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit celebration. Comment

Thursday, May 24, 2012


Music: Fresh from the sold-out revival of their 2011 concert season production, Wheel and Come Again, the New York-based Braata Folk singers, under the artistic direction of Jamaican-born actor and singer Andrew Clarke, are turning their attention to their most prestigious assignment to date: representing Jamaica at the 8th World Choir Games to be held in Cincinnati Ohio from July 4 to 14. Comment

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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Arts & Theater: Water Safety The USA Swimming Foundation, The Mount Vernon Y and Dept. of Recreation is holding “Make a Splash: Mount Vernon” Street Fair and Pool Activities hosted by Olympic Silver Medalist Maritza Correia focusing on water safety education and available swim programs, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Mount Vernon YMCA. For more information, visit Comment

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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Music: Artists Studio Tour The 2012 Flatbush Artists Studio Tour will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, noon to 6:00 p.m. in Ditmas Park, and will feature artists welcoming visitors into their homes and studios showcasing their works ranging from acrylic and oil paintings, carved sculpture, drawings, mixed media, collages, and more. Victorian Flatbush is located a few blocks south of Prospect Park. For information, visit Comment

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Carib-American journalists to hold confab in NYC

Trinidad and Tobago: NEW YORK, N.Y.-- The National Association of Caribbean-American Journalists will hold its third bi-annual meeting at The New York Times’ headquarters in New York City on May 31 and June 1, 2012. The theme is “Styling Caribbean Identities: Reclaiming the Past, Building the Future.” Comment

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sun Kulcha

Music: Mother’s Day Concert Join us for an evening of old school Salsa and Soul concert and dance featuring Black Ivory, The Intruders and Zon del Barrio with MC Bob Love of WBLS 107.5 FM at The Louis Armstrong Center, 33-16 108 St., Corona, Queens. Doors open 7:30 p.m. Showtime 8:00 p.m. For information and tickets, call (718) 651-0096 ext. 217 or (718) 565-2170. Parking available. Contributions are tax deductible and benefit Elmcor’s After School and Youth Programs. Comment

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Lynch places 12th in challenge race

Trinidad and Tobago: Coming off a 35:17.8 time for a five-mile challenge race conducted by the Alley Pond Striders, Collin Lynch will take a short journey to East Meadow, Long Island this weekend. Comment

Monday, April 30, 2012

Sun Kulcha

Music: Teddy Bear Clinic Area children are invited to bring their injured and sick teddy bears and other stuffed animals to our Teddy Bear Clinic to learn not to fear the Emergency Room experience and to decrease stress of visiting the ER. The toys will undergo mock triage, medical exams and x-rays by doctors, nurses and other clinical staff, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Montefiore Medical Center, North Hospital, Emergency Department, 600 East 233 St., between Bronx River Pkwy. and White Plains Rd., Bronx. For information, call (718) 920-9000. Comment

‘The Image Maker’

Arts & Theater: The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College will present a double bill of two Bruce Saylor operas: “My Kinsman Major Molineux” (in its New York premiere), and “The Image Maker” based on the verse play by James Merrill in its world premiere. Performances are on May 4 through 6 at the Goldstein Theatre at Queens College. Comment

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Pols introduce campaign finance reform legislation

Westchester: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assistant Speaker Rhoda Jacobs (D-Flatbush) announced recently that they have introduced legislation to bring fair elections to New York. Comment

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Albany touts an affordable housing plan

Staten Island: The New York State Assembly last week introduced a package of bills inended to further expand tenant protections that would ensure everyone has access to decent and affordable housing. Comment

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Cityparks Seniors Fitness program

Staten Island: City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks Seniors Fitness. The Spring 2012 season of Seniors Fitness programs will begin the week of April 30, 2012, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city. Comment

Thursday, April 12, 2012

‘Preservation Oscars’ for N.Y. landmarks

Queens: Brown Memorial Baptist Church, Central Park Police Precinct, Hamilton Grange National Memorial, Rod Rodgers & Duo Multicultural Arts Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral Rectory are among the recipients that will be recognized at the April 25 ceremony at the New-York Historical Society. Comment

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Caribbean Week celebration at Queens College

Queens: A series of stimulating and free events in recognition of Immigrant Heritage Week, April 17-24, is being hosted, for the first tme by the newly formed Queens College (QC) Immigration Studies Working Group, in a joint effort with the Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding and other QC sponsors. Comment

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Tremendous start to Poets and Passion 2012

Arts & Theater: Organizers of the 2012 Poets&Passion literary series, say they are encouraged by the response to the three readings held during the program’s first week. Comment

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