Boogie on the Boulevard
Sunday, August 28, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Get ready to Boogie! On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the last Sundays of each month, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.

 

Boogie on the Boulevard is made possible by New York City Department of Transportation’s Weekend Walks program, and organized by The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Bronx Neighorhood Health Action Center of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, BronxWorks, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx Health REACH, New York Road Runners, and Transportation Alternatives, in partnership with a volunteer committee of Bronx residents.

       

   

 

Activities will include... 

Art-making activities for all ages

Biking

Bollywood classes

Button-making
Face painting

Henna tattoos

Interboro will be installing Ad-Bloc at Boogie on the Boulevard

Knitting classes

Live painting
Open mic – spoken word, poetry, storytelling
Open Studios at the Andrew Freedman Home

Performances by local artists

Picnic

Skating

Street games

Tours of the Grand Concourse

Yoga

Zumba

 

The Keith Haring Foundation – Project Street Beat Mobile Medical Unit of Planned Parenthood of New York City will join us during the event.

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Photo credit: The Bronx Museum of the Arts/Lauren Click
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Photo credit: The Bronx Museum of the Arts/Lauren Click

 

Come inside to taste a selection of snack offerings from local food vendors including:

 

Jhal

Morris Perk

The Empanada Times (truck – not inside)

Partner List 

Andrew Freedman Home
Apryl Cadabra Entertainment Agency

Artist & Craftsman Supply - Bronx 
Bobby Gonzalez
Bronx Children’s Museum
Bronx Health Link
Bronx Museum teaching artists
BronxWorks
BxArts Factory
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

Fire Department, City of New York Office of Community Affairs and Recruitment and Diversity
Fit 4 Life
Gigi’s Life Fitness
Humanistics Dance
Institute for Family Health/ Bronx Health REACH
Michele Brody
Mobile Mondays
Montefiore Medical Center
Mulally Bike Park

New York City Department of Design and Construction

New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
New York City Department of Transportation

Partners for Parks

Planned Parenthood of New York City

Recycle-a-Bicycle

Sam Goodman
St. Barnabas Health System
Transportation Alternatives
United Business Cooperative
Wheeling Forward

MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE OF PERFORMERS (165th Street) 

12:00pm to 4:00pm, between performances 

Mobile Mondays DJs spinning 45's, Funk & Soul & Dance classics $$$Mike & DJ Woof

12:00pm  Bobby hosts spoken word open mic

12:30pm Performance by Lizzie No

1:00pm  Performance by New York Chinese Cultural Center

1:00pm  Tour of the Grand Concourse with Sam Goodman, Urban Planner with the office of the Bronx Borough President (starts at the Main Stage and moves down the Concourse)

1:30pm  Performance by Bonafide Rojas

2:00pm  Performance by Janice Marie Robinson & Friends

2:30pm  Break Dancing Demonstration by Rokafella 

3:00pm  Performance by Movement of the People Dance Company

3:30pm  Performance by Bharati Dance Academy of the Vishnu Mandir

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Fitness schedule on the Great Lawn and fitness block (162nd Street) 

12:00pm to 12:30pm   Stretch & Stroll (New York Road Runners)
12:30pm to 1:00 pm   Obstacle Games (Asphalt Green)
1:00pm to 1:30pm  Cross Fit (Cross Fit SoBro)

1:30pm to 2:00pm   Hula Fitness by Papa Hoops! (Coach Lon)
2:00pm to 2:30pm    Martial Arts (Martial Arts and Bronx Social Center)
2:30pm to 3:00pm    Zumba (Gigi's Life Fitness)

1:30pm to 3:30pm  Rethink your Drink Sugary Drink Display (Children’s Hospital at Montefiore)
12pm to 4:00pm    Bikes Block Striders (Mullaly Bike Park)

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Mobile Mondays! is NYC's all 45's vinyl night every Monday at The Bowery Electric, to save the music, preserve dj culture & keep the vibe & soul of NYC alive. We are Funk & Soul, Disco, Rock & Roll,  House, Pop, Reggae, Rhythm & Blues, & anything else classic & danceable on 45 RPM singles. The MM All Stars include Operator Emz, Joey Carvello, Natasha Diggs, Just Blaze, Misbehaviour, $$$Mike Hosted by Brand Manager Rebecca Lynn.


Misbehaviour's career began in 1989 in London, where she made her mark at two MOBO Award-winning club nights at Hanover Grand and Sub Terrania. Moving to New York in 1999, she promoted her night, “Bubble and Squeak,” at APT. Misbehaviour has been DJ-ing for the world-famous Central Park Dance Skaters for 16 years and is a Mobile Mondays! resident.

 

Joey Carvello is a 1st Generation Disco Deejay starting in Boston in 1974. In 1978 he won a " Billboard Magazine  Disco Deejay Of The Year Award ".  Joey has opened for numerous acts including  The O'Jays, The Trammps, The Village People and The Three Degrees. In 1979 Joey joined Warner / RFC as the Easy Coast Director of Dance Music where promoted, Change, Gino Soccio, Prince and many more. He has continued to execute and develop independent radio promotion campaigns via his Upstream Music Group.

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Photo credit: The Bronx Museum of the Arts/Lauren Click

2:00pm to 5:00pm

In celebration of Boogie on the Boulevard, The Andrew Freedman Home Front Lawn will present Soh Nup EDU, the "GITLIT" Annual Summer Young Music Producers Showcase.


Join DJ SpazeCraft & the Level Up Media Arts participants for a taste of their musical works in progress. it's all original music produced by young artists like Jay Alpha, XIXX, MC Gels, GodsTouch, DTaylurr & Sikeadelik, Oso pnk, LionMilk (LA), Eli Efi from Brazilian cultural org CUFA & surprise guest artists.


Urban Edibles by Chef Kareem Gonzalves, sponsored by the Young Life org. #gitlithiphop #beatbidnezz #hackplaybx #eARThbEATs

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