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B.B.’s got talent: District-wide talent show raises $6,200 for Destination Imagination
February 7, 2019 at 10:43 a.m.
The amazing Super Magic Brothers brought enchantment to the stage during the “Blind Brook’s Got Talent” Destination Imagination fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 1. As fourth-grader Atsuhiro Wada pulls a boundless stream of color from a small bag, first-grader Hiroyoshi Wada adds pizazz with jazz hands.
Inspired by The Hunger Games book trilogy, seventh-grader Lauren Sun sings and plays the piano as she performs her original song “Never Disappear.”
Emcee and Ridge Street Elementary School Principal Tracy Taylor coaxes shy kindergartener David Gitkind into taking a bow for the packed auditorium after his piano solo.
Accompanied on the piano by her mother Naoko Ito, kindergartener Sakura Murray shines while singing “Tomorrow” from “Annie.”
The Girly Girls, kindergarteners Clara Mensch (left), Sammy Capon and Zoey Cohn, hold up signs during their dance to Miley Cyrus’s “Party in the U.S.A.” to let the auditorium know the real party is in Rye Brook.
Showing the audience what hip Bollywood style dance is all about, third-grader Akshay Kumar (left) and fourth-grader Darsh Gupta show off their moves.
Talent show or rock concert? Hard to tell once the Rockin’ Lizards take to the stage to jam out to “Summer of 69” by Bryan Adams. From the left: fifth-grader Juan Anton, fourth-grader Jorge Anton, Harrison sixth-grader Ollie Schenk, fifth-grader John Thorn and sixth-grader Grant Klein.
During an intricate traditional Indian Dance, Kathak, seventh-grader Kothari Kunjal uses movement to express the joys of rain.
The Girl Power Dancers pump up the crowd with their hip-hop routine to “Sit Still, Look Pretty” by Daya. Third-graders Hallie Zinn (left), Danielle Elkowitz and Gabby Cavallo have been dancing together for years.
Taking a swing at stand-up comedy, seventh-grader Mitchell Cohen has the auditorium in hysterics over his grandma jokes.
Displaying some crafting skills, seventh-grader Jackson Welde makes balloon animals for audience members who can answer Blind Brook trivia questions correctly.