Arts

The world of Ricardo
El mundo de Ricardo

Jenni Ruiza and Jesenia — both actresses, writers, comedians, and Bronx natives — are two very funny ladies. Put them together, and they're quite a formidable pair.
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Berklee in the Bronx

The Berklee College of Music in Boston has helped to produce some of the biggest names in music, including John Mayer, Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, Melissa Etheridge, and Bronxite Bobby Sanabria. In 1991, the College founded the Berklee City Music; its mission is to reach and teach underserved students from fourth to twelfth...

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Los Nutcrackers

A LATINO QUEER COMEDIC CHRISTMAS PLAY WRITTEN BY AWARD-WINNING CHARLES RICE-GONZALEZ & DIRECTED BY CHRISTOPHER BURRIS OPENS DECEMBER 6 AT THE NEW BAAD! BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance proudly presents LOS NUTCRACKERS: A CHRISTMAS...

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“A family album”
“Un álbum familiar”

Bernadette Franco se quedó mirando las antiguas fotografías en blanco y negro de la vida cotidiana en el sur del Bronx durante las décadas de...
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Talking the Bronx 11.13.13
Hablando del Bronx 11.13.13

In keeping with its mission to promote Puerto Rican culture and art as well as to commemorate its 27th anniversary, El Comité Noviembre will host...
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Screenings con sazón
Proyecciones con sazón

Si usted está buscando películas con sabor, está de suerte esta semana. El Tercer Festival Internacional Anual de Cine de la Herencia Puertorriqueña (IPRHFF por sus siglas en inglés) comienza este miércoles...In-English

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On the ground level
A nivel del suelo

En un paseo por el Parque Inwood Hill, Jessica Lagunas, encontró un pequeño huevo azul. Lo llevó a casa y lo guardó en el interior de una caja....En-espanol

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Crayons, and spirits, alight
Crayones, y espíritus, se incendian

Ten years ago, the HudsonViewGardens’ HVG Art Group hosted its first official art exhibit in the co-op building. But the co-op had long been...
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International cinema – sippy cups welcome

Cine internacional, vasos entrenadores y todo

Cine internacional, vasos entrenadores y todo

¡Prepárese para una avalancha! Las familias locales del Bronx que buscan una oportunidad de satisfacer su inclinación cineasta no necesitarán...
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I Love the Bronx – The Baron is Dead

Amo el Bronx – El Barón está muerto

Amo el Bronx – El Barón está muerto

BronxNet y Fornal Films organizaron el estreno de su películaBaron Ambrosia is Dead el sábado 2 de noviembre. El evento gratuito se llevó a cabo en...
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Talking the Bronx 11.06.13

NYC Parks presents Greener Pastures: Celebrating 125 Years of Bronx Parks. The exhibition is being held at The Poe Park Visitor Center until Sat., Nov.16th. The exhibition includes 30 vintage and contemporary photographs mostly from the New York City Parks Photo Archive, as well as vintage postcards highlighting the long and ...

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I Love the Bronx – Sharon and Ruby

Las últimas semanas han sido sobre el artista de grafiti Banksy y su visita al Bronx. Esta semana me gustaría destacar a una artista de grafiti del Bronx...
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Talking the Bronx 10.30.13
Hablando del Bronx 10.30.13

On Sun., Nov.3rd, Luísa Fernandes, 2009’s “Chopped Chef” Champion, is bringing her culinary creativity to St. Catharine's Academy for the academy’s...
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Care, with a brushstroke and a smile

Cuidar con una pincelada y una sonrisa

Cuidar con una pincelada y una sonrisa

6,000 strong. That’s how many volunteers turned out this past Sat., Oct. 19th during the 22nd Annual New York Cares Day, a city-wide day of...
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A Hellfighter, a Jibarito, and a Duke

The Duke of Puerto Rico is coming. While Rafael Hernández was often referred to as “El Jibarito Bohemio,” Bobby Sanabria prefers to call the master composer by another name – “The Duke” – in reference to the artist’s epic range. Hernández, one of the most important composers of Puerto...

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Enfocado

El enfoque de la nueva exposición de fotografía de la Universidad de Columbia es la ciudad. Sin embargo, su fotógrafo también se puede...
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Talking the Bronx 10.16.13

On Sat., Oct. 19th, the Huntington Free Library invites residents to create their own stuffed Halloween ghosts, ghouls, or creatures. Spend the day drawing, gluing, coloring, cutting, and stuffing. Admission to this workshop is free and is opened to the public. Halloween Arts and Crafts with Fran Marino is part of the free series of Third Saturday...

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No words, just print
Sin palabras, todo en impresión

Visitors to the Lehman College Art Gallery’s upcoming show won’t find a common theme. “That’s intentional,” said Susan Hoeltzel, the Gallery's Director.
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A rhythm for all

Dozens of music fans turned out for the First Annual International Music Festival held on Sun., Oct. 6th at Pelham Parkway North and Lurting Avenue. The event was hosted in collaboration with the Morris Park Association, State Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj and...

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Talking the Bronx 10.09.13

"Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera" will premiere at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on Sun., Oct. 13th. The exhibit is a collection of portraits taken by photographer Wayne Lawrence of beach goers in Orchard Beach. Lawrence’s portraits of these summertime regulars are meant to celebrate...

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Macy’s a la mexicana
Macy’s a la mexicana

It was difficult to tell. Would it be because of her lengthy tenure on the popular telenovelas María Mercedes, Marimar and María, La del Barrio? En-espanol

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La Feria en El Alto

Best-selling and beginning authors rubbed shoulders this weekend at the Feria del Libro Dominicano. The book fair, now in its seventh year...En-espanol

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Through traffic, a corridor of art

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

A través del tráfico, un corredor de arte

Hunts Point has one of the highest asthma rates of the city. According to a 2010 Lehman College study, between a quarter to a third of school children in...
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Sun and sorrow
Sol y dolor

Edgar Cortés se encuentra en frente del estudio, con la espalda hacia el espejo mientras observa a los bailarines desplegar sus chales.
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El Museo Del Barrio Presents Super Sábado! Día De Los Muertos

El Museo del Barrio presents its annual SUPER SÁBADO! Día de los Muertos celebration with special performances, community altars, art-making...
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In probation, but not on pause

En probatoria, pero no en pausa

En probatoria, pero no en pausa

Probation officer Esteban Rivera found himself on the spot this past Thurs., Sept. 12th. In the same office where he usually checks up on probationers...
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Writ large on the walls

Escribiendo en grande en las paredes

Escribiendo en grande en las paredes

The walls can speak. New York City is full of tales, some of which are right in front of us. Hundreds of mural and graffiti...
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A veteran Pretty Boy
Un niño bonito veterano

Ismael Miranda ha sido conocido como un niño bonito. Y él está a gusto con eso. “El Niño Bonito de la Salsa,” como el salsero Miranda ha sido conocido...
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Renaissance man at the manse

Hombre del Renacimiento en la mansión

Hombre del Renacimiento en la mansión

The Andrew Freedman Home is a Renaissance building, a broad limestone palazzo set back behind a wide grassy lawn on the Concourse.
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Film fest brings fanáticos

Festival de películas lleva fanáticos

Festival de películas lleva fanáticos

Después de una pausa, el Segundo Anual Festival de Cine Dominicano fue lanzado este año presentando The King of Najayo, una película acerca del...
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Las lagrimas de un ángel
The tears of an angel

La vida de Belén es tan truculenta como una radionovela. Su historia comienza en la película Angelitos negros cuando su propia madre la rechaza por el color de su piel.
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Salsa on the Concourse

The 26th Annual Bronx Puerto Rican Parade proved as colorful and popular as ever with more than 60,000 people lining the Grand Concourse this...
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SummerStage Kids:Free Performing Arts Events in the Bronx

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2013 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 100 free performing arts events at 34 locations citywide. This free festival will run from June 29th to August 20th in the Bronx, exposing New York...

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Fiesta on Fordham

The Citibank branch on East Fordham Road and Creston Avenue is usually a quiet space where patrons and representatives speak in hushed...
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Love Letters on the Wall Story
Cartas de amor en un muro

There was hardly a dry eye in the room this past Sat., May 11th when students from Mount Hope’s Project READY (Resources for Employment...
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Medicine and mariachis

On a recent Friday afternoon at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, the sounds typical of a bustling health care center could be heard in the hallways. The whirring and beeping of medical equipment. Conversation among doctors about patient symptoms.

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