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December 16, 2017

Among the many delights of the holiday season is the multigenerational dance celebration, Christmas Dreams, being performed this weekend at the Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance’s Howe Theatre. Directed by Islanders John and Kara Curtis, the show will offer four performances and is appropriate for all ages. 

Christmas Dreams follows the journey of a woman who has suffered an unexplained loss, leaving her estranged from her family, with whom she had...

May 15, 2017

The Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance (MST&DA) is ending their spring season with a lively staging of Pippin, presented by the Teen Theatre. 

This coming-of-age musical, which is based on a book by Roger O. Hinson, with music and lyrics by four-time Grammy winner Stephen Schwartz, explores a young man’s search for a meaningful life. The MST&DA production sets the story at a circus, complete with singing, dancing, and acrobatics.

 “The Band of Pla...

March 26, 2017

Ten Island women were honored by Assemblymember Rebecca A. Seawright last week, as part of the Third Annual Women of Distinction Awards, to commemorate Women’s History Month. 

Seawright presented awards to 21 women in all in a ceremony held at Marymount Manhattan College. 

The honorees, which include members of the Roosevelt Island Residents Association, local volunteers, and community activists are: Eva Bosbach, Judy Buck, Mary Coleman, Linda Heimer, S...

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