The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where author Monica S. Martinez will read excerpts from Seasonal Husband, followed by a Q&A. Martinez takes the reader on a journey of a young woman trying to find herself in the midst of an abusive relationship.
Free admission and refreshments (donations suggested)
Location: North Wing Lobby
About the author
Published author, CEO & Founder of Tantalizing Productions, and creator of the poetry group, The Tantalizing Angels, Monica S. Martinez has released several books including a collection of short stories entitled "Tantalizing Erotic Thoughts and Encounters." Her poem "Insecurity" was used in Fairfield University for their Domestic Violence program in 2012. Her work has been published in Unidos Magazine and Posh, just to name a few. Monica is the National Poetry Award winner of 2014 for Best Erotica Spoken Word.
Public and Community Engagement Programs are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation. Beer has been donated by Bronx Brewery.
THE BRONX TROLLEY is a project of the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. Making a cultural loop through the lower Grand Concourse and in other sections of the Bronx, it provides an innovative way to travel free while giving Bronxites and tourists alike the opportunity to sample several of the area’s hottest cultural attractions, dining establishments and entertainment venues. For more information or to get details on riding the FREE Bronx Trolley click here.
WHERE DO YOU PICK UP THE TROLLEY?
First Wednesdays Trolley begins at 5:00pm with a meet and greet reception with wine, soft drinks and hors d’oeurves at the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos which is located at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse & 149th Street (easily accessible by the 2, 4 & 5 trains and the BX1 & BX19 buses). The trolley departs from Hostos at 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm, making a cultural loop through the lower Grand Concourse, dropping off riders at their selected stops and picking them up at the next go-around.