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Art

Jack-of-all-trades opens Longwood gallery

Ray Serrano in his new gallery on Dawson Street.

Serrano Galleries will open on Dawson Street shortly after the new year.

Art / Culture / Environment

Using Art to Make Change

Participants in "Art Sustains" broke into groups to discuss how art can influence public affairs.

The goal of “Art Sustains” was to work toward recognition of Hunts Point as a cultural district.

News

A waterfront love motel for bugs

The Love Motel for Insects at The Point CDC's Riverside Campus appeals to bugs all night long.

They check in, then stay as long as they like A section of Hunts Point now glows at night – and not from neon signs. The latest addition on The Point CDC’s eco-friendly Riverside Campus along the Bronx River is a glow-in-the-dark sculpture that attracts insects and encourages plant growth. […]

Art / Environment

Young artists take aim at a concrete wall

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 […]

Environment / News / Parks

Parade captivates Hunts Point for ninth year

Parade captivates Hunts Point for ninth year

Clad in insect wings and paper mache masks, over 400 revelers paraded through Hunts Point to Barretto Point Park in the neighborhood’s annual Fish Parade on Saturday, June 16, to celebrate on the peninsula’s waterfront for the ninth straight year. Artist collective TATS CRU served as grand marshals for this […]

Art

New exhibition celebrates the Bronx

DAZE'S 'Further' features warm colors and a hair dryer with a framed picture of the Virgin. Photo by Marisol Diaz/Courtesy of The Riverdale Press

Once known as the “home for poor millionaires,” an elegant mansion on the Grand Concourse has burst to glittering life as the home of a new art exhibit featuring 32 artists whose work meditates on the Bronx’s past and future.

Education

Reading takes center-stage in Hunts Point

By Kimberly Devi Milner The Point CDC kicked off its second year in the national literacy initiative, The Big Read, on March 2nd, with Julia Alvarez discussing her acclaimed 2004 novel, “In the Time of the Butterflies,” via Skype.  

News

Hollywood comes to Hunts Point

Hollywood comes to Hunts Point

For several weeks in August and September, the heavy black doors of the Live from the Edge Theatre at The Point Community Development Corp. concealed a Hollywood studio. Crew and equipment crowded the auditorium, bustling about the business of movie making.

Art

“Outsiders” sculpt and paint unique stories

“Outsiders” sculpt and paint unique stories

An exhibition at Mott Haven’s BronxArtSpace gallery in August showed off the work of four local artists who have used different art forms to transcend stereotypes about people with disabilities. Jose Rivera grew up an orphan on the streets of San Juan. At the age of 14 he enrolled at […]