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Arts & Culture Madison takes the stage (Photo by Elvir Ali)
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by Ellen Levitt Brooklyn teens showcased their musical, singing, dancing and acting skills Saturday night at Murrow High School on Avenue L. At the second annual Brooklyn Sings! InterSing competition, which pit Sing shows from Madison, Midwood and Murrow High Schools, Murrow was triumphant. All three public schools staged entertaining productions that drew a packed crowd…

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Joe Gilette, organizer of the Bergen Beachh, Mill Basin and Marine Park chapter of Relay for Life, sent us a note and some photos of this year’s event, in which they raised approximately $100,000 for the American Cancer Society during their June 7 event. Gilette writes: We recently held our 3rd annual Relay for Life…

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Remember that awesome SING! competition we told you about last month? Brooklyn Sings!, an inter-SING event in which students from Midwood, Madison and Murrow high schools competed against each other for best student-created stage production, took place this past Saturday and students raised more than $20,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society. According to…

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Three major Southern Brooklyn high schools are banding together to hold the first-ever inter-SING! competition, called Brooklyn Sings!, to benefit the American Cancer Society. As any Brooklyn public high school graduate knows, SING! competitions can dominate school culture, bringing in students at every level to plan and produce a musical-production based on a different theme…

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More than 400 participants shook, danced and jumped away the calories during the Relay For Life of Bergen Beach, Mill Basin & Marine Park’s largest indoor Zumba class ever, hosted at the Aviator Sports Complex, according to Record Setter. Organized by “Zumba Daddy,” Joseph Gillette, co-chairman of Brooklyn’s annual Relay For Life of Bergen Beach, Mill Basin & Marine Park,…

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Area residents, their lives touched by cancer, came together to celebrate those who have battled the disease, remember those who lost their lives to it, and pledge to continue fighting to find a cure, during Aviator Sports’ inaugural Bergen Beach, Mill Basin & Marine Park Relay for Life. Featuring live entertainment, food, raffles, and a…

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Live entertainment, food, raffles, and a variety of interactive and fun activities for the whole family will be on tap as the Aviator Sports Complex on Flatbush Avenue hosts its very first Relay for Life for Bergen Beach, Mill Basin and Marine Park, June 2 from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. Admission is free. Live music…

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“Pretty in Purple,” the Relay for Life team that Jessica Rosen — one of our friends (and supporters) from Big Apple Sewer — belongs to just kicked off a new fundraiser that they are dubbing, “Cell Phones for a Cure.” The concept is simple. According to Rosen, “We are collecting old cell phones then donating…