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 »
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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 »
An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free nutrition health and wellness festival...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 »
Stress Awareness Month—Take Our Family Pledge
Mes de la Concientización Sobre el Estrés—Tome Nuestra Promesa Familiar
A joint effort at Union Community Health Center Un esfuerzo conjunto en el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union
This coming Fri., Apr. 19th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., the Bronx Museum of the Arts will present an Open House of its new exhibit Solace on the Line. A year ago, Todd Heisler, a New York Times staff photographer who has won two Pulitzer Prizes for photography, and Susan Hartman, a journalist...Read More »
Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
If you are walking down 116th Street in El Barrio, you might not have noticed at first that you are hungry. But you will. Even if you’ve just finished a full meal, the chances are your appetite will stir again. All along the busy thoroughfare, as the sun warms the sidewalk, food street vendors...Read More »
This past Thurs., Apr. 4th, The Acacia Network celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Andrews Avenue Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) facility, the latest addition to Acacia Network’s services for people with developmental disabilities.Read More »
Me gusta mucho escuchar historias de vida de las personas. Recientemente tuve una conversación con un taxista que me recogió cerca de Fordham. Él dijo que vino a Nueva York desde México a mediados de 1970...
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...
Student Gabriela Grande was the first ever culinary student from Monroe College to compete at the American Culinary Federation’s Northeast Regional Conference, held at the Turning Stone Hotel in Verona, NY.Read More »
In early April, Wave Hill still has the full-on vistas west to the Hudson and Palisades, offset by carpets and carpets of Glory-of-the-snow, crocus and other ephemerals spreading at visitors’ feet. But by late April story shifts up to the trees, by then blossoming...Read More »
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 »