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Friday, March 6, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays
The Bronx Museum is proud to welcome La Santa Cecilia, the winners of the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock Album, to First Fridays! La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin Culture, rock, and world music. This event will also feature guided tours of the galleries from 6pm to 8pm and an art-making workshop for kids throughout the event. 
 
Free admission
Location: 2nd floor North Wing
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Thursday, March 19, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge

In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the film Paris is Burning will be screened at the Bronx Museum, followed by a Q&A led by BronxWorks’ Sexual Health Promotion Through Youth Leadership youth as well as a Voguing Workshop led by Visual AIDS artist Kia LaBeija. Presented in collaboration with Visual AIDS and BronxWorks.

 

Free admission and bar
Location: 2nd floor North Wing

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Friday, March 27, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Kicking off the 16th Annual Havana Film Festival New York, The Bronx Museum will host a screening of Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen, followed by a special performance by Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTrance. Music by DJ ASHO. By paying homage to the grand masters of the genre, Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen takes us on a historical journey that traces the history of rumba in New York.


Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: 2nd Floor North Wing

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Sunday, March 29, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Executive Director Holly Block and the Bronx Museum's Board of Trustees cordially invite you to attend the opening of our spring season. Music by DJ Afrika Bambaataa.
 
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
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Wednesday, April 1, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings & Conversations

Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear a reading of excerpts from the book Bronx Memoir Project by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez. The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Bronx Writers Center released the book , an unprecedented collection of over fifty fragments of Bronx memoirs, as penned by the borough's residents, spanning generations, continents, languages, cultures and themes.

Location: North Wing Lobby
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Saturday, April 4, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Author and photographer Arlene Alda joins us for a signing of her new book Just Kids from the Bronx. Alda will share personal anecdotes about growing up in the borough, and read excerpts and sign copies of her book. Rick Meyerowitz, a featured Bronxite in Alda’s book, will be a special guest. Lunch by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers is included in the ticket purchase.


Location: 2nd floor North Wing
Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.

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Friday, April 17, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry inspired by the Bronx and works of art on view at the Museum.  Make your voice heard in our open mic. Produced in collaboration with poet, author, and Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council member Monica Martinez.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: 2nd floor North Wing and throughout the galleries

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