City is full of talent

Cecilia Areta

The third annual talent show, “City is Full of Talent”, took place at the Saville Theatre on Feb. 26 from 7 to 10 p.m.

With a total of 22 acts ranging from singing and dancing, to puppet shows and indigenous poetry, City College students demonstrated a variety of talent.

The first place winners were the Holy Bro’s, Theo Rodgers and Dre Da Flame, who performed, “Ain’t No Party Like a Christian Party”.

The second place winner was Browny Lox who amazed audiences with her spoken word performance. The third place winner was The Corps hip-hop dance crew who astounded the crowd with their crisp moves.

All proceeds made from the show goes towards the ASG scholarship foundation.

Tandy Ward, the creator and coordinator of the City College talent show opened the night of talent by singing “Stand By Me” originally performed by Ben E. King. Subsequent to announcing the judges for the evening: Bonnie Peters, Desiree VanSaanen, Farrell Forman, Gail Rodriguez and Cynthia Michalas.

The show featured a variety of acts. Kathy Robb played the trumpet, accompanied by David Bean on the piano. Freddy Lopez performed spoken word. Rachel Goldman performed an original modern dance,

Other talents included Valerie Broesch, who put on a puppet show, and Tudy, who shared Alaskan poetry, Rodney Reyes mystified the audience with magic tricks. Hannah Lynn sang a half- Tagalog, half-English song.

Last but not least, hip-hop duo Temp and Ryan performed an original song that the two musicians worked together to create.

After all performers had demonstrated what they had to offer for the judges, Bruce Underhill, last year’s second-place winner, entertained the crowd by performing two songs with audience participation.

By the time the results were tallied, all the talents danced on stage. Although there were only three winners, all the participants received applause for giving it their all and having the guts to go up on stage and strut their stuff.