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Author: Dan Guarino

Rhapsody Players Ready To Rock ‘One-Night Only’

A big sound is coming to Rockaway this Saturday, November 26, at 8 p.m., as the Rhapsody Players hit the Rockaway Theatre Company stage for a post-Thanksgiving celebration in song. The eight accomplished vocalists and six-piece band will be performing powerhouse hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and more at RTC’s Post Theater at Fort Tilden, with all tickets available directly at the door. For the group, it marks a welcome return. “We’ve got to do a show in Rockaway,” said the Player’s John Heffernan recently at a Bay Ridge benefit concert. Speaking to many Rockaway friends and fans who came out,...

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Attention: ‘A Few Good Men’ Comes To RTC

Things take a dramatic turn as “A Few Good Men” opens at the Rockaway Theatre Company at Fort Tilden on Friday night, November 4, at 8 p.m. The riveting drama involves two Marines on trial for murder where the official story may not be the whole the truth. The play and later film version, starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, were written by Aaron Sorkin, best known for television’s “The West Wing.” RTC’s whip-tight drama runs November 4-20, with Friday and Saturday showtimes at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Veterans and active-duty service personnel will be admitted free on Veteran’s...

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Another Broad Channel Mardi Gras in the Books

This Labor Day, Cross Bay Boulevard was filled with several hundred enthusiastic spectators as Broad Channel celebrated Mardi Gras with its own colorful homemade parade. Featuring hundreds of marchers with creative costumes and whimsical floats, off from West 10th Road about 1:30 p.m. Turning around at West 17th Road, it headed back north to the Broad Channel Athletic Club field. There, a post-parade party followed with music and food awaited, with a huge waterslide and a bounce house for the kids. Mardi Gras originally started as a farewell to summer celebration in once seasonal communities...

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