Post Tagged with: "Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education"

Art / Culture

Marking the South Bronx’s culture

Chat Travieso Yeju Choi PLAY BRONX

Proposals for South Bronx Culture Trail markers will be presented at Casita Maria on Saturday, Dec. 13. The public can vote for its preferred markers until Jan. 7.


Aug. 28 Back to School Giveaway at Casita Maria

School supplies will be given out on a first come first serve basis for 200 students at Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education on Thursday, August 28 between 5 and 7 p.m. at 928 Simpson St. Children must be present in order for parents to pick up the supplies. […]


11th Annual Fish Parade highlights youth

PS 48's marching band at the 11th annual Fish Parade.

The 11th annual Hunts Point Fish Parade made its way through the streets of the peninsula to Barretto Point Park, kicking off summer on the peninsula.

Art / Culture

An exhibit a-head of its time

A student tries on a headdress at "Ancient Futures."

Fantastic wigs and headpieces transform the human head in “Ancient Future,” an exhibit featuring the work of Jasmine Murrell at Casita Maria through April 3.

Culture / Education

Gifts aplenty at Casita

Santa came early at Casita Maria this year.

Santa slid down the chimney more than a week early with toys for Hunts Point kids who’ve been good.


Casita Maria awarded $450k grant

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education has been awarded a $450,000 grant from one of the city’s top philanthropic organizations to help equip its performing arts space. The 80-year-old Longwood-based organization will receive the funding from the Ford Foundation over two years. The grant money is also aimed to […]


Show honors hip-hop greats

GrandWizzard Theodore spins at The Bronx Revolution and the Birth of Hip-Hop.

Casita Maria threw a birthday bash for hip-hop in a multimedia extravaganza on Oct. 5.

Art / Culture

Hunts Point celebrates its Casita

Flor de Toloache performed at the South Bronx Culture Trail Block Party at Casita Maria on August 3.

Casita Maria threw a day-long block party, the latest event in its South Bronx Culture Trail, to commemorate eight decades of service to the young people of Hunts Point and Longwood.


Latin music legend memorialized in Longwood

Percussionist Candido Camero and pianist Larry Harlow, seated left to right, were among several living salsa legends who came to honor the memory of Arsenio Rodriguez in Longwood on June 6.

From now on, Dawson Street between Intervale and Longwood avenues will also be known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the godfather of salsa.