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Friday, July 25, 6:30 to 9:00pm

Situated in neighborhoods that have historically been, and continue to be, home to many newcomers to New York, City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have come together to celebrate their immigrant communities with a special edition of Bronx Stories. Featuring:
Poet Annecy Baez, Storyteller Donna Bailey, Hip hop artist Intikana, and hosted by Comedian Bill Santiago.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Saturday, July 26, 6:00 to 8:30pm

Local artists use beat poetry, break-dancing, spoken word, and music to tell their stories in this hip hop-flavored series curated by Circa ’95. The night will progress with live performance by different local artists delivering rhythm and rhymes reflecting a Bronx state of mind. Featuring: DJ Enygma, Division X, Flaco Navaja, and Circa ‘95

 

Free admission

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Avenue, Highbridge

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Saturday, July 26, 8:30pm

Experience the Bronx in a new way as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell different stories from each neighborhood. Performances are appropriate for all ages.

 

Free admission

Location: Target Bronx Community Garden, 1025 Anderson Avenue, Highbridge
**This performance will follow the Bronx Raised Series

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Danilo Montanari Editore, A Man, 2013.
Sunday, July 27, 2 to 4pm

A poetry reading, storytelling, and film screening explores the Bronx through the stories of the boxers who are indelibly linked to the borough. Fighters Joshua Clottey, Iran Barkley, Luis Resto, Aaron Davis, and Louis del Valle will share their relationship to the borough through the perspective of their boxing practice. Poet Gabriele Tinti will present his epic songs about boxing and present a screening of a poetry film by Michele Civetta of Quintessence Film. Organized by Gabriele Tinti and Joe de Guardia.
 

Free admission

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Friday, August 1, 6 to 10pm

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film Felix. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Special performance by The Buyu Ambroise's Quintet. Music by DJ Asho.

 

Location: Joyce Kilmer Park, Grand Concourse between E 161 Street and E 164 Street
 

Free admission

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Saturday, August 2, 6:00 to 8:30pm

Bronx Raised
Local artists use beat poetry, break-dancing, spoken word, and music to tell their stories in this hip hop-flavored series curated by Circa ’95. The night will progress with live performance by different local artists delivering rhythm and rhymes reflecting a Bronx state of mind. Featuring: DJ Kid Koi, The Bronx Boys, RDAC BX (Rebel Diaz Arts Collective), and Circa ’95

 

Free admission!

Location: Willis Avenue Community Garden, 401 East 143rd Street, Melrose

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Sundays, August 3, 10 and 17, 10am to 2pm

Celebrate the Bronx's 100th anniversary with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 165th and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

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Photo courtesy of Yoav Litvin
Wednesday, August 6, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Readings & Conversations

Hop off the The Bronx Trolley at The Bronx Museum and hear writer and photographer Yoav Litvin discuss his new book Outdoor Gallery - New York City, a book featuring works created by 46 of the most prolific artists working on the streets of New York City. Yoav Litvin will be joined by Alice Mizrachi, teacher, artist and contributor to Outdoor Gallery.


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

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Saturday, August 9, 11am to 12:30pm

Bronx-born resident Sam Goodman, an urban planner in the office of the Bronx Borough President, will lead an exciting tour of the Grand Concourse. While visiting key sites along this major thoroughfare, Goodman will provide a brief history of the Grand Concourse and explain the development of its diverse neighborhoods and communities.


Free admission
Location: Meet at 11am in the North Wing Lobby of the Bronx Museum

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Sundays, August 3, 10 and 17, 10am to 2pm

Celebrate the Bronx's 100th anniversary with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 165th and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

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Kant Smith, Chain Link House, 2014.
Friday, August 15, 6:30 to 9:00pm

Each year, The Randall’s Island Park Alliance, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, and Made Event present FLOW, an annual summer art exhibition along the shoreline at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. Join us at the Bronx Museum to hear FLOW.14 artists Jessica Sanders, Rob Raphael, Dean Monogenis, and Kant Smith discuss their work.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Sundays, August 3, 10 and 17, 10am to 2pm

Celebrate the Bronx's 100th anniversary with three pedestrian Sundays on the Grand Concourse between 165th and 167th Streets. The center lanes will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun, with free music, activities and programs hosted by art/cultural, civic, health organizations and artists.

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Saturday, August 23, 11am to 2pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites you to the 3rd Annual Senior Society Luncheon! Celebrate the summer with singer Gia Williams, The Jazz Randolf Dancers, music by DJ Woody, lunch and free tours of the galleries.


This event is free but space is very limited, so please RSVP with Miriam D. Tabb by March 15 at 718-681-6000, ext. 135 or mtabb@bronxmuseum.org

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