BROOKLYN Brooklyn Ballet will be showcasing its first International Summer Intensive with “Summer Dance” on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 6:30pm. 20 ballet students from as far away as Peru, San Salvador and Mexico will show off their skills with an entertaining program that includes excerpts from George Balanchine’s Valse Fantasie, classical variations from Coppelia and new works. “Summer Dance” takes place at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY. For more information contact Christine Tully (718) 246-0146 or email Blitz the Ambaassador and the Embassy ensemble are performing on Saturday, July 24 at 6 pm. It is presented as a part of Weeksville Heritage Center’s Garden Party. The even will take place at the Weeksville Garden (1698 Bergen Street between Buffalo Avenue and Rochester Avenue, Brooklyn). Gates open @ 4pm, music begins @ 6pm and films begin @ 8pm or sundown. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair. For more information call 718-756-5250. For media inquiries please call 718-756-5250 x 312 or email

MANHATTAN The New York City Charter Revision Commission will hold a series of public meetings and hearings across the five boroughs throughout July and August 2010 to discuss and receive public input on the Preliminary Staff Report and Recommendations to the Chair of the Charter Commission, as well as other aspects of the Commission’s work. The Preliminary Staff Report can be found on the Commission’s website at Each issue forum is open to the public and will be streamed live via webcast through the website. The next upcoming event is on Monday, July 26 at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Sate Office Building 163 west 125th street, 8th Floor at 6 p.m
The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center’s Present a concert by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem all Stars, on July 22 at 8.30 p.m. The event will take place at David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets. Admission is free. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. The wichcraft cafe, serving food and drinks, is open before, during and immediately following the performance. More dates for events like this one are displayed on their web site and for more information go to the

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