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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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    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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    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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    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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  • Entertainment

    A Brisk Bago en Bodega
    Bago en las Bodegas

    Michael Díaz, also known as his alter ego Juan Bago, is on tour. And he is relying on quarter waters, the popular, candy-colored juice drinks, to get...
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  • Arte

    Catch Rider takes off
    Catch Rider despega

    Do aspiring rappers from the South Bronx and a 14-year-old girl from a small Appalachian town have much in common? Novelist and Bronx resident...
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    Renaissance man at the manse

    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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    “A fun day”

    Even the rain couldn’t dampen the Bronx spirit. Hundreds braved a steady drizzle to welcome home former Bronx natives Ellen Barkin, Robert Abrams and Miguel Angel Amadeo into the Bronx Walk of Fame. During this year's induction ceremony, held on Sun., May 19th, Barkin...

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  • Arte

    Playing to win

    9-year-old Nia Teruel sported a tiara, a long, white dress, pink lipstick, and a big smile. She only dresses like this on special occasions. “I don’t like to get dressed up,” she explained.

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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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    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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    EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

    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...

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    Talking the Bronx 05.01.13

    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...

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    Pretty Pink Pollock at Poe Park

    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...

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    Spare time, make change

    Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.

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    MAD About Dance flies high
    MAD About Dance vuela alto

    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...
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    Paying Tribute to 100-Year-Old Bronxites

    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...

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  • Education

    In her own words
    En sus propias palabras

    "Las palabras son muy, muy importantes". No se podría esperar menos de una maestra de escuela, que se emociona en los días que pasa enseñando a 30 alumnos de segundo grado.
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    Talking the Bronx 04.03.13

    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)...

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    Going big at Kips Bay
    Kips Bay va a lo grande

    The auditorium of the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on Randall Avenue is about to undergo a massive transformation. It’s going to the Heights – and it’s a family affair.
    En-espanol

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