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The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is inviting all Bronxites to attend the opening of the photo exhibit “The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo,” by Joe Conzo Jr.
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Derffner Judaiica Museum's New Hours

The Derfner Judaica Museum will be open for special Sunday hours this month on July 18 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Regular weekday hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Friday until 3:00 p.m.. The Museum is free and open to the public....
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Heroin Stamp Art Project

The Social Art Collective is proud to present Heroin Stamp Project, an exhibition focusing on the branding of heroin in New York City....
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Shepard Fairey & Cope2 In Bronx

Shepard Fairey and Cope2 team up in the Bronx to create a mural combining both of their signature styles....
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DreamYard & Bronx Pro Mural Project

DreamYard and Bronx Pro have partnered to make a mural titled Bronx Booms celebrating the Bronx and OSP's core values....
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Road To Freedom Exhibit In Bronx

A unique art exhibit opens this weekend in the Bronx that focuses on the civil rights movement. ...
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Two Civil Rights Exhibitions

Though more than 40 years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement remains one of the most pivotal moments in American history....
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Rompe Puesto Exhibition At BRAC

Please join us in celebrating the New Year with ROMPE PUESTO, a one-night, celebratory performance event highlighting and deconstructing piñatas created by 22 NYC artists. Participants are invited to take a swing in hopes of collecting the artistic contents inside each piñata....
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Bronx River Art Center Presents Aurora

Bronx River Art Center Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) and the NYC Dept. of Transportation (DOT) are pleased to inaugurate Aurora - a new temporary public art sculpture by Mexican-born, NY-based artist Diego Medina in the West Farms Square neighborhood of the Bronx....
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Bronx Museum Unveils Visionary Art

Seven compelling visions for the future of the Grand Concourse are on view at The Bronx Museum of Arts in Intersections: The Grand Concourse Beyond 100 from November 1, 2009 through January 4, 2010....
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Hendrik Kerstens' Vermeer

Hendrik Kerstens has used his daughter, Paula, as the subject of his photography for many years, but he often portrays her in the tradition of the Dutch masters. Vermeer is an artist that comes to mind....
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Public Art In The Bronx

Public Art in the Bronx, a project of Lehman College Art Gallery / City University of New York, examines the rich collection of public art found in our borough....
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Ready To Sit On Mona Lisa's Face

An interesting pre-production concept has surfaced on the furniture circuit....
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The Bronx Poet An Elastic Paddy

Michael Donaghy, a poet of Irish parentage, had such a complex background it would be facile to claim him as irish in a simple sense - but then, there is no simple sense of being Irish....
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A Flower Grows In The Bronx

Rhonda Heise Asher, a local artist from Washington Heights, is the author of this mellow image of a flower she found in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. She drew the flower while her two children attended the history camp at the Van Cortlandt House Museum....
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Snapshots Of The World & Self

Gabriela Herman hails from Newton, Massachusetts but her photographic palette has been vastly enriched by her experiences living abroad....
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The Pietà - An Artist's Rendering

Almost two years ago, I was sitting on the couch at a friend's place, browsing through her friends' profiles on a popular social networking site when I saw a scaled down image of a painting of a standing female with a tall hat, holding in her arms the wounded body of a male, whose eyes were piercing the empty space between him and the spectator....
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Students Design High Bridge Art Gallery

This past spring, New York City’s Architecture for Humanity chapter (AFHny) partnered with Parsons School of Continuing Education in the spirit of volunteerism to offer a design studio for high school students. Under the tutelage of Parsons teacher, Nick Brinen, and several AFHny volunteers, the students developed concepts for two park shelters located at the entrances of the soon-to-be-reopened High Bridge. Having gained real-world experience and an appreciation for public service, we weren’t surprised to hear that several of the participating students earned scholarships for various design majors at Parsons, FIT, and Pratt. Read on to learn more about their designs!...
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New Bronx Photography Series

The Bronx Museum of the Arts has commissioned the award winning photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao to range throughout the streets, parks, and alleys surrounding the Grand Concourse and create a photographic portrait of the borough of the Bronx as it is today—vital, teeming, and changing....
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El Grito Del Bronx By Migdalia Cruz

This world première by Migdalia Cruz follows bride-to-be Lulu on her wedding eve as she confronts her family's violent history and her brother Papo on Death Row....
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The Moth StorySLAM

The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme, DISTANCE, inspired by Christopher K. Ho: Aloha to the World from the Don Ho Terrace.
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Bronx Recognizes Its Own 2019

Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create works in the literary, media, visual, and performing arts.
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Exhibition: War And Peace In Liberia

By Tim Hetherington And Chris Hondros at the Bronx Documentary Center.
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"Meet And Greet" With Bronx Museum Of The Arts' Executive Director Deborah Cullen

The Board of Trustees of the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Chairperson Joseph Mizzi, and the Bronx Museum staff cordially invite you to meet and greet Bronx Museum Executive Director Deborah Cullen.
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4th Annual Photo Auction Benefit

The Bronx Ducumentary Center's (BDC) 4th Annual Photo Auction Benefit will bring together hundreds of photographers, filmmakers, documentarians, and friends of the BDC for a night of fundraising and celebration. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet internationally renowned photographers and bid on their works.
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Artist Talk & Closing Reception For Moses Ros: Landing / Aterrizaje

The Bronx Museum of the Arts cordially invites you to attend the artist talk and closing reception for Moses Ros: Landing / Aterrizaje.
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First Fridays! Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ayoinmotion...

Carnegie Hall comes to Bronx on September 7, 2018! The Bronx Museum presents in partnership with Carnegie Hall, First Fridays! Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ayoinmotion...
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Bronx Speaks Day Party: An Ode To Hip Hop & Bronx Culture

End Summer at the Bronx Museum of the Arts at Bronx Speaks Day Party: An Ode To Hip Hop & Bronx culture, presented by Bronx Narratives and Funknvibe.
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Bronx Speaks: Dreamers, The Immigration Political Game

Join us for a night of toys and tales around the importance of immigration and the struggle for equity and rights within the American Dream with DREAMers Bintou Darboe and Francisca Carmona Pereda; cultural anchor and owner of King's Gift Shop Zheng Gang Shu and store manager Marcia Lopez; and artist mentor Michael Paul Britto.
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Attacks On The Press: Mexico - A Group Exhibition

In recent years Mexico has become one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists with levels of violence unmatched by any country in the Western Hemisphere. Attacks and threats against journalists and photojournalists are a daily occurrence; assassinations are routine.

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Billy Wharton

is the editor of The Socialist and the Socialist WebZine. His articles have recently appeared in the Washington Post, Monthly Review Webzine, Dissident Voice, The Indypendent, Common Dreams and Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal. Billy lives in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.