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As the lights went down and the spotlight hit the ‘stage,’ the crowd screamed in anticipation for the different performers to come out. People pushed each other to get to the front to see Lenny Herrera, who hosted the event. After Lenny did a comedy skit mocking a few lucky (or unlucky) BSGE students, Oliver Ponce and Jimmy Turturo came out and got the crowd riled up by playing ‘Dialogue with the Star’ by In Flames. They played the metal song flawlessly on the guitars and dedicated the song to all the girls in the crowd with braces.
Next came Dominique Coticchio and Tiffany Callegari who sang covers of two songs by Alanis Morissette. Their amazing vocals along with the acoustic guitar got the crowd really pumped. After an introduction by Lenny, Sammy Levine’s band, Heroes came out and did a great cover of ‘Buddy Holly’ by Weezer. Then was Rajiv Mahajan, BSGE’s French teacher who played his acoustic guitar while he sang two original and extremely soulful pieces—the latter of which was aptly dedicated to the people of Haiti.
The night got more and more exciting as other performers performed different genres of music, which definitely reached out to