February 3, 2011

Community Open House- You're Invited!

You’re invited to attend a community open house to celebrate the opening of Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists on Sunday, February 6 at 2:00 pm. The exhibition will be open to the public from 2:00-6:00 and will feature a DJ set by participating artist Xaviera Simmons from 3:00-5:00. There will be kid-friendly activities, including a print-making craft, as well as refreshments. A free shuttle to the Bronx

CALLING BRONX TEENS FOR POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE’S TEEN IMPACT CENTERS

Bronx teenagers, ages 14 to 19, can sign up now for the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Teen Impact Centers in the Bronx. Through local partnerships with schools, faith-based institutions and community centers, PAL provides Bronx young people a safe haven to interact with their peers in sports and recreation programs, participate in team-building activities, attend Crime Prevention Workshops and showcase their creative skills in arts workshops. During the week, youth

A NEW PLAY WITH STRONG BRONX TIES

  Look out for a new Off-Off-Broadway Play: The Guido Monologues “Evolution of The Italian Americans”The play might be in Manhattan, but the majority of actors are from the Bronx! The majority of the team are either BRONX BORN and raised,  several still reside in the Boro.In fact three of the six Monologues in the Play revolve around the characters experience of growing up in The Bronx. Valerie Smaldone who was

BRONX WEEK 2011

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr that Bronx Week 2011 will be from May 12 – May 22. The Borough’s Annual Celebration of Pride is an 11-day Celebration. This year’s Bronx Week features the best of The Bronx, with theme days devoted to Business, the Arts, Youth, Health and more In addition to the Bronx Week Parade, the Grand Finale Celebration includes a Music, Food & Arts Festival and Celebrity

Stop 'N' Swap in the Bronx this Saturday!

As 2011 begins, so does the annual ritual of cleaning out the old and beginning anew.  Familiar resolutions of being more organized and having a smaller environmental footprint raise the same question: what to do with all this “stuff?” GrowNYC, a local environmental non-profit, offers one solution with Stop ‘N’ Swap events which will span the five boroughs in January and February.  The community is invited to bring unwanted but