Disco in-fern-o! Roller-dance party glides into Prospect Park

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BY NOAH HUROWITZ

The Brooklyn Paper

It’s Friday Night Fever!

Coney Island roller-skating diva Diana Carlin, known to many as Lola Star, is reviving her People’s Playground roller-disco parties as a weekly, Friday-night event at Prospect Park’s roller rink, starting on July 11.

“My goal is to bring the magic of Coney Island to Prospect Park,” Carlin said. “That’s who I am and where I’m from.”

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside will have a different theme every week, and Carlin encourages attendees to dress up so they can compete in costume contests with “fabulous prizes.”

The inaugural Dreamland disco night on July 11 will be “Flashdance”-themed and later motifs will include Ziggy Stardust, Xanadu, and “Moulin Rouge.”

Burlesque performer Helen Pontani will be on hand each night to teach attendees a series of theme-appropriate dance moves.

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