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The Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn (CBTB) will keep on dancing. The New York Daily News is reporting that the theater met its goal of raising $19,000 through their Fund Anything internet campaign. When we last reported on the status of the theatre, which was in desperate need of funds following their need for new…

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Donald Trump, billionaire real estate developer and all around media punching bag, might not have many well-wishers in the world but he certainly has friends for life at the Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn (CBTB). “The Donald” donated a generous $2,500 to the CBTB, which has been in vital need of funds since undergoing a…

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The Covenant Ballet Theater of Brooklyn, a non-profit dance academy, needs your help. Needing $19,000 to restore its facilities to pre-Sandy conditions secure a new space, CBT has started a “Fund Anything” donation campaign to raise the money. Here is a description of the problems facing CBT from founder Marla Hirokawa: Loss of vital funding and…

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Our friends from Covenant Ballet Theatre (CBT) and Sean Casey Animal Rescue Project (SCARP) held their first “rescuethon” or dog walk-a-thon on Saturday, May 5, in Marine Park. While the dancers danced and the dogs walked, the rain came down, but that didn’t dampen anyone’s  spirit. Even if the weather was gloomy, the event was anything…

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Come join our friends Covenant Ballet Theatre and the Sean Casey Animal Rescue Project for a great day in the park on Satuday, May 5. Walk your dogs and raise some cash for two local non-profits. But sign up soon, registration ends on May 4. Register online at www.cbtrescueathon.eventbrite.com

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I hear from many of my fellow Brooklynites, usually the Wisconsin-born hipster of the north, that Southern Brooklyn is a cultural wasteland. “There’s no dance. There’s no theater. There’s no music. There’s no food worth a damn.” Frankly, they’re wrong. We may not have much, but what we have is pretty damn “choice.” Last week, my wife and I were…

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(Photo by Ray Johnson) Since 1987, Covenant Dance Studio, now operating as the non-profit Covenant Ballet Theatre of Brooklyn taught dancing to local area students. Recently, they have had to replace their Bay dancing shoes with Midwood ones. Lucie Santoro, Project Manager, said that the move was a welcome one, adding that the school is…