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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 […]

Art / Culture

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.

Culture / Housing

Bronxites gather to share stories, promote unity

Bronxites gather in a circle to share stories about their borough

Dozens gathered at the Bronx Music Heritage Center last Saturday for story circles and music, for South Bronx Love Letter, an event created to sing the borough’s praises and issue a defiant statement to developers.

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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 […]

Culture / News

Christmas Round-Up

Christmas Round-Up

This year, there are a host of events in and around Hunts Point to help celebrate the holidays.. From free gift-making workshops, concerts, and free family portraits, there are many family-friendly ways to have fun and feel some Christmas cheer.

Culture

Hip-hop is a teaching tool for Chief 69

Nelson Seda, a/k/a Chief 69

Nelson Seda’s idea of a good time is an old-school jamboree. But his version of that includes hip-hop singers, dancers, artists and performers spanning three generations — b-boys and b-girls from the ‘70s to 20-somethings like him, who grew up with hip-hop in their blood.

Art / Culture

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.

Art

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.

Art / Culture

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 […]