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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo In Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.'s invites the public to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Crescent Avenue, between 187th Street and Belmont Avenue.
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Latin American Cultural Week

Uruguayan-American pianist and music director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango ensemble will be in concert on Friday, November 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street in Manhattan. This will be the opening event of the Pan American Musical Art Research’s (PAMAR’s) 7th Annual Latin American Cultural Week in New York City....
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At Bronx Library Center

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in the U.S. each year from September 15 to October 15, 2012. This year's national theme is "Diversity United, Building America's Future Today."...
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Bronx Author Lucian A. Sperta Releases 8th Book

Lucian A. Sperta traverses once again into another area in his current life experiences. He invites us to join him in his journey with Pepper, a rescued cat....
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Lucian Sperta Presents: Missing Time On The 6 Line; Case File # 37914

After six releases in Poetry, four which hit Amazon's Top 100 Hot New Release in Poetry, Mr. Lucian A. Sperta surprises and shocks us with Missing Time on the 6 Line: Case File # 37914....
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University Heights Poets Take To Website

Power Poetry is the world’s first mobile poetry community for youth. It is a one-of-a-kind place, a place where you will get to mix your words with different media and technology....
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Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

Judges have selected five books published in 2011 as finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer-juried prize for fiction. Among the nominees is South Bronx's own Don DeLillo. The list of selected authors follows....
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Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday Celebrated In Bronx

While Charles Dickens is best known for such classics as Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist and David Copperfield, a global festival marking the British author’s 200th birthday this month is spotlighting some of his earlier works in Bronx....
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Emerging New York Poet Lucian Sperta Releases A New Poetry Book Entitled: Dukkha & Hits Top 100 List

Mr. Lucian Sperta arrives with a new book of poetry entitled Dukkha, a name derived from Buddhist philosophy....
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Lucian Sperta's Poetry Books Climb Amazon's Hot Releases List

Two of the author's books made Amazon's best-selling new and feature releases in poetry list. Their titles are El - אל and Yesterday's Rain....
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Presenting Lucian Sperta's Poetry Book Azar'El / עֲזַרְאֵל

In his new book Lucian Sperta writes about his struggles with childhood abuse and trauma. The author explores his need for redemption, spirituality, healing and recovery. The title Azar'El, in Hebrew עֲזַרְאֵל meaning God has helped, was a perfect choice for Lucian as he gives gratitude to God and His love and healing power. ...
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6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by Polly Ferman, announces the 6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America, with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts....
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Bronx American Indian Festival

The Bronx American Indian Festival 2010 was a wonderful event hosted by Mr. Bobby Gonzalez (Taino). Bobby started his festivals in the famous Van Courtland Park in the Bronx, New York....
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Bronx Festival Celebrates Africa

Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus will be the site of a four centuries old African tradition this weekend when it hosts the Akwasidae Festival this Saturday, September 18, 2010....
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The Magic Of Friendship

Dan Foster, a burly six-footer in vintage jeans and a plaid shirt, thumbed six Magic role-playing cards into a fan, stared at their illustrations, collapsed the cards, spread them wide again and clapped them shut....
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Biggest African Renaissance In USA

All is set for the biggest African Cultural Festival in the Empire State in March 2010.Living by its Jesuit principles. Fordham University the only Jesuit University in New York and also finding itself in an area which has the largest concentration of African immigrants in the whole of the United States (Bronx) is bringing Africa to the rest of the world in the United States of America, with an annual African week celebration - African Cultural Festival....
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Connecting Bronx Cultures Luncheon

On Thursday, February 11, 2010, Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, a community based organization, will host a luncheon that will bring together Bronx community stakeholders comprising of clergy, community organizations, and elected officials....
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We Wish You A Very Joyous Kwanzaa!

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration held in the United States honoring universal African heritage and culture, marked by participants lighting a kinara (candle holder). It is observed from December 26 to January 1 each year, primarily in the United States....
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Kwanzaa Celebration In Parkchester

Bring Unity To The Community presents a unique gathering of artistic expression that celebrates our diverse cultures. Every participant will show case a wide range of various cultural artists and stylish vendors' products. ...
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19th Annual Albanian Festival In Bronx

Over 2,500 members of the Albanian-American community will gather for the 19th annual Albanian Festival, a colorful celebration of Albanian music and dance. This is the largest Albanian-American event in the United States each year....
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BP Diaz Hosts “Bronx Jewish Hall Of Fame” Ceremony

On November 29, 2017, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative honored the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, highlighting the rich and extraordinary history of the Jewish community of Bronx.
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BP Diaz Hosts Albanian Heritage Celebration

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official celebration of Albanian culture and heritage in recognition of the 105th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month Celebration

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Puerto Rican Heritage celebration at Bronx Community College. Borough President Diaz honored individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of their community and culture.
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, hosted the borough’s annual PumpkinFest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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Bronx Residents Flock To Stores For Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Some Bronx residents waited until the last minute to find their Halloween costume Tuesday.
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Cops Want To Scare The Hell Out Of Kids

The NYPD is inviting the general public to visit the 42nd Precincts Halloween Haunted Cells today 10-31-17, at 830 Washington Avenue.
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Halloween Spooktacular 2017

The Bronx Borogh President Ruben Diaz, Jr., New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, & Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club invite you to the Bronx Pumpkin Fest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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Congressman Serrano Hosts 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration In Bronx

This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in Bronx with local community groups.
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Italian Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo.

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