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Monday, May 21, 2001

SING ALONG

Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Virtuoso Singers join Philharmonic this weekend

The fifth movement of Gustav Mahler’s Third Symphony clocks in at just a little over four minutes - less than 5 percent of the gargantuan score’s 1 hour and 45 minutes - but during performances of the symphony by the Brooklyn Philharmonic at the Brooklyn Academy of Music this weekend, that movement is what all eyes and ears will be fixed on. Comment.

PASSION IGNITES PRATT ARTISTS

Seconds after walking into Jack Warren’s Pratt Institute studio, it becomes immediately clear why he and his collaborative partner, Caleb Scott, call their work Combustive Arts. Comment.

NORWEGIAN CONSTITUTION DAY PARADE

Bay Ridge’s 50th annual Norwegian Constitution Day Parade will take place Sunday, May 20 at 1:30 pm, and parade organizers expect more than 10,000 people to march before a crowd of over 100,000. Comment.

A ZEN MASTER

For 15 years, Master Wok has been one of the many Chinese restaurants on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. Six months ago, it became the only restaurant on Seventh that serves both Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Comment.

LIVING MEMORIAL

In creating her "Something Old, New, Borrowed But Not Blue," dance performance scheduled for May 18 and 19 at the Richard Perry Theater at Poly Prep Country Day School, choreographer Marla Hirokawa has drawn on both her artistic preferences and her own past, most particularly her Japanese ancestry. Comment.

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