Tag Archives: Entertainment

Boo at the Zoo: Dragons and Dinosaurs

By popular demand, Dinosaur Safari extended through November 3. New komodo dragon exhibit to open at Zoo Center. Safe, family-friendly...
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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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Talking the Bronx 09.18.13

The Butterfly Lovers For more than three decades, The Shanghai Ballet has performed for audiences around the world with its repertoire of folk-infused Chinese ballet and classical Western masterworks. For the company’s Bronx debut, audiences will be given the opportunity to see the Chinese folkloric equivalent of Romeo and Juliet, a love story...

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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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Model Man
Hombre Modelo

Marvin Cortez, 20, is a history-maker. Cortez is one of eight male models to join America’s Next Top Model, in which models compete against one... En-espanol

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En grande con La Parada Dominicana

En grande con La Parada Dominicana

En grande con La Parada Dominicana

Cuando Felipe Febles anunció hace más de 24 años que quería iniciar un desfile dominicano del Bronx, no fue tomado muy en serio. In-English

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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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Summer Reading – Make It an Adventure

Lecturas de verano – Conviértelas en una aventura

Lecturas de verano – Conviértelas en una aventura

“Aw, Mom, why do I have to read now? School’s over!” How many parents get that reaction when they ask their early elementary school-age child...
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Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market

Rooftop Films en la Terminal Market del Bronx

Rooftop Films en la Terminal Market del Bronx

Celebrate the summer with Bronx Terminal Market and Rooftop Films Tuesday, July 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Mark your calendars...
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Pride on parade
Orgullo en el desfile

Cynthia Sinchi stood on tiptoes as she tried to get a glimpse of the floats and marchers on Fifth Avenue at the 56th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sun., Jun 9th.
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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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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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Talking the Bronx 05.15.13

Bronx Literary Fair The Bronx Library Center, located at 310 East Kingsbridge Road, will a host a Bronx Literary Fair on Sat., May 18th from 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event is free, and will feature: • Peter and the Wolf Puppet Show by Garces Puppeteria at 12:00 p.m. • “How to get published in literary...

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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 05.08.13

The Bronx International Film Festival will screen short films shot in or about the Bronx at the Fordham Library Center at 310 East Kingsbridge Road (at Briggs Avenue) on Fri., May 10th between 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Admission is free. Films to be screened include Docket 32357; You Have the Right to an Attorney;

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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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In the KNIC of time
Patinando hacia el final

Lucy Paxos y su esposo abrieron Capital Diner en la esquina de Kingsbridge Road y la Avenida Jerome en el 1970. Ella dijo que era un tiempo bueno para...
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Sweet game of hardball
Dulce juego del béisbol ‘duro’

Hardballers got an opportunity to shine on Fri., April 19th at the Bronx Middle School Hardball Kickoff at Macombs Dam Park. Two teams, Urban Science Academy and Bronx School for Law and... En-espanol

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I Love the Bronx: St. Paul’s turns 131

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

Amo el Bronx: St. Paul cumple 131 años

No hay escasez de lugares de culto en el Bronx. Sea cual sea su creencia religiosa, hay un lugar para usted en nuestro condado...
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Not just fun and games
No sólo diversión y juegos

Cuando el hijo de Melissa García, Elijah, tenía cinco años, le dijo a todos sus amigos en el jardín de niños que quería ser paleontólogo. "Sonaba como un...
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Wave Hill Events

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...

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Bunnies and Angels
Conejitos y ángeles

El pasado viernes 29 de marzo el Centro Comunitario de Salud Union (Union Community Health Center) celebró su sorteo anual de canastas de Pascua para sus pacientes pediátricos...
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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.
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The Kids Are Out – Now What?
Los Chicos Están Fuera—Y Ahora Que?

Seguro, los chicos están disfrutando de su Receso de Primavera. Y porque no habrían de hacerlo? Es una semana y media fuera de la escuela.
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WAVE HILL EVENTS

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...

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On the rocks, and winning
Al hielo y ganando

The play’s the thing that will capture the conscience of the king, said Hamlet. It is also the thing that, thanks to a distinctive playwriting
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I Love the Bronx: Memories

Of this new time in her life, Martell says, “I have never felt so alive!” Martell writes of how the shops that populate our streets offer us snapshots of our own lives, and that of a neighborhood.
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Talking the Bronx 03.06.13

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...

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I Love the Bronx: Evicted!: Hip-hop back on the Streets
Yo amo el Bronx: Desalojados: Hip-Hop de vuelta a las calles

Last year, I was invited to attend an event held at the hip-hop community center the Rebel Díaz Art Collective at 478 Austin Place and East 149th Street.
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Learning with a smile
Aprendiendo con una sonrisa

Una tarde reciente, Earl Childs entró en el Bronx Library Center, ubicado en East Kingsbridge Road. Se dirigió a un espectáculo colorido... In-English

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Making “Blue Waves” in the Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Haciendo ‘Olas’ en el Bronx

Last year, many of them couldn’t swim at all. Now youngsters making up the BronxWorks Blue Waves swim team will be among more than 1,000 children from 12 teams competing for individual medals...
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Big-time chance with a stake in the Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

Gran oportunidad con una apuesta en el Bronx

"Creo que pagué por este lugar", dijo Melvin, inspeccionando el espacio a su alrededor. En su voz, había un toque de soberbia, y tal vez incredulidad. Melvin, residente del Bronx y visitante...In-English

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I Love the Bronx: The state of the borough
Yo amo el Bronx: Estado del Bronx

El presidente del condado del Bronx, Rubén Díaz, Jr. dio el discurso del Estado del Condado el martes, 20 de febrero en la Escuela Superior James Monroe. Cientos de personas se reunieron incluyendo a los oficiales electos, familiares, amigos, seguidores y miembros de la comunidad del Bronx...In-English

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Talking the Bronx 02.27.13

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...

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Talking the Bronx 02.20.13

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”...

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