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...Read More »
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.Read More »
As announced this past Tues., Apr. 30th, the seventh edition of El Museo’s biennial exhibition, La Bienal 2013, will feature work by 35 emerging Latino and Latin American artists, from newly-minted to mid-career, who live and work in New York City metropolitan area. Simultaneously, El Museo is launching RADIANCE: After-Hours at El Museo a free Wednesday night after-hours summer art and...Read More »
The Bronx Academy of Art & Dance (BAAD!) will present its annual spring dance festival “The Boogie Down Dance Series” from Sat., May 4th through Sat., June 1st, at BAAD!, located at 841 Barretto Street in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. The festival features a mix of home-grown Bronx dance and dance from around New York City, and presents a diversity of dance in the Bronx...Read More »
Pretty Pink Pollock is a part of a five-year project which was produced by 100 students in collaboration with artist Ray Felix. The work on display was influenced by the paintings and techniques of Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. Each Pollock tapestry was created with a minimum of thirty...Read More »
Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.Read More »
Rarely do Tennessee Williams, Lady Gaga and Lewis Carroll ever share the same stage. But Michiyo Tanaka, founder of dance company MAD About Dance, is equally adept at combining these disparate influences in her work as a founder and choreographer...
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the borough’s third centenarian celebration to pay tribute to Bronxites who are or will turn 100 years old in 2013. This Bronx Week event salutes seniors from throughout the borough in recognition of their remarkable longevity...Read More »
The School of American Ballet (SAB), the country’s most prominent ballet academy, will hold special free auditions for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 in the Bronx on Sun., Apr. 28th at Bronx Dance Theatre, located at 585 East 187th Street, on the 2nd floor (between Arthur Avenue and Hoffman Boulevard)...Read More »
Wave Hill is all about connecting people with nature, so residents are invited to join its “Drawn to Nature” weekend. Centered around the spring exhibition in Glyndor Gallery—drawings by seven contemporary artists—it invites all to get inspired by the early spring landscape. And it’s a Target...Read More »
Historic preservation consultant Hansel Hernandez will discuss the history of the Grand Concourse, and its present historic buildings, monuments, and architectural heritage on Sat., Mar. 16th at 11:00 a.m. The public lecture is presented by the Bronx Historical Society...Read More »
I Love the Bronx: Evicted!: Hip-hop back on the Streets Yo amo el Bronx: Desalojados: Hip-Hop de vuelta a las calles
Got a sweet tooth? The best cure in town is Nitín Bakery. In fact, it is the best cure in two towns. The first Nitín Bakery was founded decades ago in Santo Domingo. “I’d say 45 or 50 years ago,” projected Atilano Blandino...Read More »
The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Huntington Free Library (HFL) continue their 2012-2013 family-friendly craft workshop series at 12:30pm on Sat., Mar. 16th at Westchester Square’s Huntington Free Library with Doll Making with Alba García...Read More »
Van Cortlandt Park invites those interested in developing useful skills, making a significant contribution to the future of Van Cortlandt Park and the Bronx community to join its “Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Spring 2013 Trail Restoration Crew”...Read More »
A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections...Read More »
The China National Symphony Orchestra will play at the Lehman Performing Arts Center on Sat., Feb. 16th. The orchestra will perform the opening movement from Guan Xia's Requiem for the Earth, written in remembrance of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and Beethoven's Symphony..Read More »
Until the 1940’s, the congregants of St. Augustine Church in Morrisania, South Bronx were mainly German and Irish Catholics. But during the end of the Depression and the beginning of World War II, whites started to leave the area. Incoming African-Americans...
While there might be a lot of talk about the Academy Awards in Hollywood these days, a local group of filmmakers has been sticking close to home, and generating plenty of chatter themselves. Budding and veteran filmmakers have come together to form the Bronx Film Collective...Read More »
Two weeks ago Christopher Abeleda, 19, started chemotherapy treatment for his Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. In his room at the hospital, he is often surrounded by visiting family members—and his guitar and keyboard...Read More »
The Fortune Society is launching new employment services initiative named Project Compass, which serves as an integration assistance program. Project Compass is a free job training and placement assistance program, exclusively for re-entrants in specific neighborhoods, including in the South Bronx...Read More »
In guidebooks, online, on the subway. Anywhere you look, maps are a familiar sight as you navigate the terrain. Still, it's fair to imagine you’ve never seen maps like the ones at Contemporary Cartographies, a new exhibit at Lehman College opening on Tues., Feb. 5th...