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New library opens at Bronx Documentary Center

Michael Kamber, Co-Founder of the Bronx Documentary Center.

The Bronx Documentary Center has opened a photography library to celebrate the legacy of the late Tim Hetherington, a British photographer and award-winning filmmaker who was tragically killed covering the front lines of the war in Libya at the age of 40.

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Local photojournalist trains lens on Boricua contemporaries

Andrew Boryga for Ground Truth Project: Bronx Millenials

A new photo series by local photographer Edwin Torres, uses striking black-and-white portraits to contrast the strength and determination carried by Puerto Rican millennials like Hunts Point native Andrew Boyrga, in the face of the island’s uncertain economic future.

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Jazz Fest hits the roof!

Jazz Fest hits the roof!

Commuters looked on from the elevated Freeman Street subway station. Passersby spontaneously grabbed dance partners on the street. And those just making their way down Louis Niñé Boulevard this past Saturday stopped in their tracks. They were all gazing up to the roof of the Northpoint Medical Facility, where Bobby […]

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Reflections, Memories, and The Grove

bronx art article Three women artists working in New York City whose work ranges from photography to sculpture to conceptual installations will have their work showcased at the Bronx Museum of the Arts from now until June. Artists Jill Baroff, Michelle Stuart and Michele Brody are showing currently; painter Valeri […]

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Casita Maria’s new director brings intimate knowledge of South Bronx

Haydee Morales, executive director of Casita Maria

Casita Maria’s new executive director comes to Hunts Point with an extensive resume that includes policy and community initiatives abroad, as well as locally.

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Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Director of Dancing in the Streets announces retirement after 17 years During her long career as a program and events organizer, Aviva Davidson loved working with people who were unlike her. Most, she said, were either black, Latino or simply “out-of-the-box.” The thing that surprised her the most, however, was […]

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Seis Del Sur Art Exhibit: Barrios

Taken by David Gonzalez

“Barrios” features the work of the Seis del Sur photographers collective, and will run until March 16 at the King of Juan
Carlos 1 of Spain Center, 53 Washington Park South. It is free and open to the public
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Photography club keeps the art form accessible

Giacomo and David Delgado at work.

By encouraging photography of Bronx scenes and organizing free exhibitions at which to display the resulting work, the group seeks to improve residents’ appreciation of their borough.

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Gallery hosts last night of art show; Arts Trolley makes rounds

Acrylic on canvas, courtesy of Betty Soto Sanchez

Hostos Community College’s Longwood Art Gallery will hold a closing reception for an exhibit of the paintings of Jorge Soto Sanchez on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 9 – coinciding with the First Wednesday Bronx Trolley. The late Nuyorican artist is getting his first major exhibition, titled “Homenaje,” in […]