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Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00am to 2:30pm

Join us at the Museum's Fall Benefit for a unique opportunity to tour private art collections at five stunning homes.


A light breakfast will kick off the day, followed by a walking tour to the collections of some of Greenwich Village and NoHo’s most renowned art collectors. The collection hosts, who will be welcoming and guiding each tour, include: Frederieke Taylor, Joel and Zöe Dictrow, Greg Miller and Michael Wiener, Ann Hatch, and Hilary and Peter Hatch. The tour will be followed by an optional lunch and viewing of the collection of James Cottrell and Joe Lovett. 

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Wednesday, November 5, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Kick off the holiday season with a trip on The Bronx Trolley and a free coquito tasting. As part of the 12th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink reminiscent of eggnog, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the New York finals! Presented by the Bronx Museum’s Community Advisory Council and International Coquito Tasting Federation.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Friday, November 7, 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Manuel Valera’s Cuban Express with Sofia Rei

Manuel Valera, Grammy-nominated composer and jazz pianist known for his distinctive Havana sound, is joined by the charismatic Argentinian singer-songwriter Sofía Rei. The program includes Martí en Nueva York, an eight-part song cycle composed by Valera and based on the poems of Cuban writer José Martí. Produced in collaboration with Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts.

 

Location: Lower Gallery

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Saturday, November 8, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Hey teens! Come play Minecraft and inhabit the world of the Hunger Games as you take part in this game jam where you will be a citizen of the Capitol or District 12. Play, negotiate, communicate, and collaborate with your team to keep your health and stay in the game. 

 

The event is free but space is limited, so please RSVP here. For more information, contact Global Kids Inc. at hungercraft@globalkids.org or call (212) 226-0130.

 

Location: The Bronx Museum of the Arts Media Lab

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Saturday, November 8, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Avery Corman, author of the novels Kramer vs. Kramer and The Old Neighborhood, joins us for the next program in our Back in the Bronx series. Corman will share stories and anecdotes, and will screen his film My Old Neighborhood Remembered: A Memoir, detailing his experience growing up in the Bronx. Lunch by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers is included with your ticket purchase.
 
 
Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.
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Friday, November 14, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Bronx Stories aims to challenge stereotypes about the Bronx and provide a platform for voices from the community while encouraging deeper engagement with the arts. Welcoming storytellers, poets, and musicians, the event culminates with an open-mic portion during which audience members perform their own short stories, poems, or songs.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: 2nd floor North Wing and galleries
 

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Friday, November 14 to Thursday, January 15

The Bronx Museum launches a holiday pop-up shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair trade retailer, Concalma The Store, featuring accessories, t-shirts, books, organic coffee, and home goods, as well as Concalma’s iconic handbags. Don’t miss the chance to purchase unique, fair trade gifts for your friends and family.

 

The pop-up shop offers a unique opportunity for shopping fair trade Puerto Rican designer goods this holiday season.

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Wednesday, December 3, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hop off the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Culture Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear "Unveiling Motion and Emotion" by Anabella Lenzu. Exploring the importance of dance, community, choreography and dance pedagogy, Argentinean Choreographer Anabella Lenzu celebrates 20 years of teaching dance through a book of her writings in Spanish and English.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: North Wing Lobby

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Friday, December 5, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Need to add a little pep in your step? Enjoy a night of dance at the Bronx Museum! Join us to see performances by contemporary dancer Christal Brown and Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co., a group that fuses the traditional Afro–Puerto Rican dance bomba with ballet and modern dance. The evening will end with a dance class, taught by Milteri Tucker, founder and artistic director of Bombazo Dance Co.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

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Saturday, December 6, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate the holidays with winter festivities at the Bronx Museum of the Arts! Join us for an afternoon filled with art activities for the entire family! Free for children 12 and under with parent(s) or guardian.

 

Free admission

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Wednesday, December 10, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II presents Navidad Flamenca in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts as part of the 7th annual Flamenco in the Boros Tour. This series of free community performances thrills audiences with the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world from Argentina, and Mexico, to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Through music, carols, and dance, Navidad Flamenca highlights these traditions all united by a single language and reflects the influences of the Spanish culture throughout the Americas.

 

Free admission

Location: Lower Gallery
 

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Friday, December 12, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
1040 Lounge

Celebrating and Promoting the Arts in the Bronx

 

Join us for a screening of American Beatboxer, followed by a Q&A with film producer Richard McKeown and a beatboxing demonstration by the film’s Executive Producer Chesney Snow. Directed by Manauvaskar Kublall and produced by Richard McKeown, this award-winning documentary chronicles the evolution of beatboxing alongside the final day of the July 2010 competition to crown the first American Beatboxing Champion.

 

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Location: North Wing Lobby

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