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Performing Arts Studio to Open in Sunnyside

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Aug. 6, 2012 By Kim Brown Reiner

A performing arts studio is opening in the second week of September at 43-20 43rd Avenue, the location of a former discount store.

Sunnyside Performing Arts will offer ballet and yoga for children and adults, as well as tap dancing, theater, hip hop and karate classes for children. It will also offer Music for Aardvarks, a popular mommy-and-me music class, at the location.

The 550-square-foot space is currently under renovation.

Sunnyside Performing Arts director Yasko Takeno-Williams, who founded Sunnyside Ballet three years ago, said the space will be available for rent when classes are not in session.

“It’s a private business, but we want to involve the community,” she said.

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great addition to the neighborhood! I hope I speak for the rest of the community when I say we need to support more small business like this!


It’s a great idea. At least it isn’t another supermarket, bank, eatery or 99 cent store.


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