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Poetry Town Hall At Poe!

Our friends at La Sopa (School of Poetic Arts) are still registering folks for their summer installment of poetry-focused programs at the Loisaida Center in the Lower East Side.
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Getting A Real Feel For Culture

Going travelling? It is important to get an actual feel for the place you will be going. It is all very well to say you have been to some beaches and bars, but there are a whole ton of other things going for the majority of tourist destinations across the world....
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Collection of Sayings / A Real Man

Gold can not be created but the way you get it, it is by washing off all the dirty material that is attached to it. ...
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John Dolgetta Publishes His First Novel "Bronx River North"

Set at an upscale Preparatory School in Bronx, New York at the end of the sixties, Bronx River North is the story of the improbable, yet dynamic relationship of a blue collar local kid and four well-heeled commuters from the suburbs just north of the city. ...
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Collection Of Sayings

To acquire wisdom you have to obtain tons of information. As you are obtaining the information you have to separate truth from lies. In order ...
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New Puerto Rican Day Parade Board Meets

After a state investigation that led to the disbanding of the board governing the Puerto Rican Day Parade, a new board met for the first time Saturday, but it wasn't warmly greeted, as protesters gathered outside the group's office in Bronx....
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28th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today announced the start of the 28th annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest....
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Jacoby & Meyers Recognizes City's Puerto Rican Heritage

In recognition of the rich Puerto Rican heritage abundant in the community they serve through their Bronx, NY office, Jacoby & Meyers, one of the nation's oldest and largest personal injury law firms, sponsored the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade cultural festival. The "Condado de la Salsa" is the official kick-off for the parade....
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Bronx's Own Puerto Rican Day Parade

About 60,000 marchers made their way up the Grand Concourse as part of the 26th Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday....
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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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BP Diaz Marches In Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade

On June 10, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. marched in the 61st Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
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Bronx Book Festival

Bronx Book Festival founder Saraciea Fennell told the media that the inaugural event, which took place on Saturday, May 19, outdoors at Fordham University Plaza, was a great success.
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Music & Arts: SoBro Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos

Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Bronx Music Heritage Center are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos. This fun, family-friendly festival celebrates the rich cultural contributions of the communities that make South Bronx their home.
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Wave Hill Voted The Most-Loved Cultural Institution In New York City

Wave Hill is deeply honored to have been voted the most-loved cultural spot in Time Out New York’s Love New York Awards 2018.
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Celebration Of The 8th “Abrazo Garifuna In New York.”

Council Member Rev. Rubén Díaz, in conjunction with New York State Senator Luis Sepulveda, Assemblymen Marcos Crespo, Victor Pichardo and City Council Member Rafael Salamanca, will celebrate the 8th “Abrazo Garifuna Banquet in New York.” in recognition of Garifuna Heritage Month.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration at the Rambling House in Woodlawn.
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African American Abrazo (Embrace) In New York

You should know that this Friday, February 23, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Maestros Caterer’s, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, in Bronx, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo and Council Member Rafael Salamanca we will be celebrating the Annual “African American Embrace “Abrazo Afro-Americano” in recognition of the Black Heritage Month.
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New Book About A 20th Century “Every Man” Shines Light On Nation’s History & The Greatest Generation

Harry Greissman, raised in 1920’s and 30’s Brooklyn by his immigrant parents, represented the Greatest Generation as he defeated the Nazis in World War II, became the first in his family to graduate college, led the exodus to the suburbs in Westchester, served for 40 years as a “Mad Men” in an anti-Semitic advertising agency, and retired to sunny Florida.
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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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Alma Watkins

EZ Al is a Native American with African and German descent who hails from the Bronx. At an early age she developed a love for music, art, and photography. She has photographed films, videos, fashion and political events. She is inspired by and influenced by talented photographers of today and graffiti artist of yesterday. Her motto is to live life is to love life.