In creating a series of murals, a group of students hopes to call attention to the need to make change and to some of those who have showed the way.
French director’s latest features local high schoolers Academy Award-winning French filmmaker Michel Gondry is known for blending the real and the surreal, but for a group of young people from Hunts Point, his latest movie is an especially intriguing mix of fantasy and reality. Several local teens make their screen [...]
Seis del Sur show emphasizes South Bronx’s vibrancy Among the hundreds of people who jammed the Bronx Documentary Center on Jan. 19 for the opening of the exhbibit “Seis Del Sur: Dispatches from Home by Six Nuyorican Photographers” were many who looked at the photos and saw their own past. [...]
The streets of Hunts Point and Longwood were alive with performers showcasing their Latin heritage through dance and song on Oct. 6. Eighty-eight performers came together as part of PASEO, a long-anticipated street festival, featuring prominent names like Arthur Aviles, who danced on a window ledge, and Ramon Ramos Alayo [...]
A group of young people hopes to leave its artistic mark on a part of Hunts Point not usually noted for its aesthetic appeal: The Terminal Produce Market. After spending the summer working with fitted canvases, the 14- to-23-year-olds plan to hang their work over the half-mile-long concrete wall on [...]
All ten-year-olds need a boost of encouragement, especially those who go on to change the world, believes one fourth grader from Longwood. Shelley Polanco, who will enter the fifth grade at P.S. 333 in the fall, won this year’s Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition, for writing and binding her first novel, [...]