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  • January 19, 2018

    Tarab Together – Free Family Workshop at the Library

     

    Tarab Together Free Bay Ridge Arab Singing and Dance
     

     

    FREE & OPEN TO ALL, NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED, DROP INS WELCOME

     

    Workshops are held monthly on Saturdays: Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, 2:30 pm -3:30 pm – attend one or all. On January 20th, you will learn a portion of the song Lamma Bada Yetathanna through singing, vocalizing rhythm and dance.

     

    Bay Ridge Public Library
    Multipurpose Room (2nd Floor)
    7223 Ridge Blvd, Bklyn, NY 11209

     

    This family series welcomes all in a participatory workshop focusing on the sung Arabic poetry (al muwashahat) of medieval Al Andalus. In each session, Bay Ridge teaching artists, multi-instrumentalist Zafer Tawil, and dancer Nicole Macotsis, will lead participants in identifying the rhythm, singing and understanding lyrics, and dancing basic steps to one of the most commonly known muwashahat in the US: Lamma Bada Yatathanna (When She Began to Sway).

     

    About the Teaching Artists:

    Zafer Tawil is a renowned Palestinian musician from Jerusalem, who has mastered oud, violin, and qanun, and the full range of Arab percussion. He has accompanied both Arab music greats such as Simone Shaheen and western pop stars such as Sting; and is also a composer and music educator.

    Nicole Macotsis is a folklorist specializing in Arab traditions; she is also a dancer. In partnership with Arab American New Yorkers, she develops public programs such as So You Think You Can Dabkeh and Tarab Together: Sing and Dance bil ‘Arabi. www.instagram.com/traditioninmotion

     

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    January 19, 2018

    Family Havdallah & Tu B’Shvat in Bay Ridge 1/20/18

     

    Havdallah and Tu BShvat Bay Ridge January 20, 2018
     

     

    Say goodbye to Shabbat, welcome the week, and celebrate New Year for the trees! ?? All ages welcome to  free event! ???? Enjoy stories, play time, arts & crafts, music, and refreshments. ???? Saturday, January 20 @ 4:30 – 6:30 PM at the Bay Ridge Jewish Center at 405 81st Street, Brooklyn.  All Welcome!

     

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    January 19, 2018

    St. Finbar Flea Market – February 4th

     

     

    Saint Finbar Flea Market is on February 4, 2018 (mistake in year in the photo above…..how many people are still writing 2018?)

     

    Saint Finbar 138 Bay 20th Street in Brooklyn 

     

    To rent a table at the flea market: (718) 236-3312  rectory@stfinbarbrooklyn.org

     

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    January 18, 2018

    Filming in Bay Ridge on January 19, 2018

    The Good Copy is filming in Bay Ridge on Colonial Road in the 70’s on Friday, January 19th.

     

    Filming in Bay Ridge January 19, 2019

     

     

    Tony Danza and Josh Groban are in the story.  They were filming in Bay Ridge in December too. In November, Blue Bloods filmed in Bay Ridge and in August, Mr. Robot filmed in Bay Ridge.

     

    On January 21st, The Good Cop is filming in Gravesend – around Avenue Y and Z around Matchpoint.

     

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    January 18, 2018

    Huge Fire 2162 Bath Ave – Tile Store in Bath Beach

    Fire January 18, 2018 Bensonhurst Bath Beach Brooklyn

     

    Fire January 18, 2018 Bensonhurst Bath Beach Brooklyn

     

     

     
     

     

    The Tile Store at 2162 Bath Avenue had a huge fire today, January 18, 2018. The fire fire spread to other stores. Thankfully, the FDNY put it out and there were no injuries.

     

     

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    January 18, 2018

    Brooklyn Tennis Academy Open House 1/27

     

    tennis Bay Ridge

     

    Questions – Call Steve 718-745-7776

     

    * St. Ephrem’s Church is located at Bay Ridge Parkway and Ft. Hamilton Parkway. Look for our scout holding a tennis racket near the corner.

     

    Sunday, February 4th – Open House in Gravesend at Most Precious Blood 70 Bay 47th St

     

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    January 18, 2018

    Get Tickets to Bay Ridge’s Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast, the play will be performed in Bay Ridge on February 2nd – February 11th

     

     

     

     

    You can buy tickets online here

     

    18 piece orchestra!!

     

     

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    January 18, 2018

    Free Movie at Saint Pats – January 21st

     

    Saint Patrick’s is having a free moving on January 21st at 2:00 pm.

     

     

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    January 17, 2018

    Broadway Tickets Deal

     

    20at20 is a bi-annual, 20-day program that makes $20 tickets available to most Off-Broadway shows. Head to the box office 20 minutes before curtain and mention 20at20 to get a $20 ticket to the show. Click on the “Shows” tab to discover your next off-Broadway adventure! 

     

    Yes, they even have Avenue Q on the list – worth seeing!

     

     

     

     

     

    ALSO BROADWAY WEEK 2 FOR 1 – THEY STILL HAVE LION KING!  

     

    Get 2-for-1 tickets with code BWAYWK or upgrade tickets ($20 more*) with code BWAYUP

     

     

     

     

     

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    January 17, 2018

    Valentine’s Day Dance at OLG – Feb 9th

     

    Valentine’s Dance at OLG – All welcome!

     

     

     

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    January 17, 2018

    Mathylde Frontus – Possible Assemblywoman

    Mathylde Frontus Bay Ridge Coney Island Assemblywoman

     

    Kadia Gobia wrote about another candidate that is considering a run for Pam Harris’ seat, Mathylde Frontus.

     

    Pam Harris isn’t going anywhere, of course. History has shown us that the corrupt stay as long as they can to collect as many paychecks as possible.

     

    See story here

     

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    January 17, 2018

    Bay Ridge Ballet – Boys Too

     

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