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.


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 […]

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Casita Maria’s executive director says goodbye

Sarah Calderon with her Casita Kids.

Sarah Calderon, who had been the organization’s executive director for seven years, stepped down in October.

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Kelly Street neighbors unite around garden

Rob Foster digs in the Kelly Street Garden on Field Day.

The Laundromat Project, a citywide non-profit cultural arts organization, held its annual Field Day last month with the residents of Hunts Point in the Kelly Street Garden as a way to start a new tradition and bring back unity into the neighborhood.

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Ursula Liang: Sports Journalist and Filmmaker

Ursula Liang, director of 9-Man, interviews with BronxNet.

Ursula Liang’s “9-Man,” was screened as part of the center’s Women’s Film Series in September.