Arts in the Gardens Event Calendar

unnamed (1)New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have partnered up again to present a season of free arts programming in three NYRP community gardens in the Tremont, Mott Haven and Highbridge neighborhoods of the Bronx. From June to August Bronxites can enjoy a calendar of performing arts in a natural, outdoor setting. The event series will feature a mixed line-up of family-friendly events, including movie night series; hip-hop, music, and break-dancing performances; ice cream socials; poetry readings; mural installation, and more.

The Arts in the Gardens series includes the following events. Dates and locations are subject to change. Participants should visit www.nyrp.org/calendar for most up-to-date information. View the PDF booklet here:

NYRP’s Arts in the Gardens_FINAL_Bronx

 

 

Bathgate Community Garden 1818 Bathgate Ave, Tremont

 

Color the Bronx

June 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17

See two local artists create community murals live! You’re also invited to create your own take-home masterpiece.

Lady K Fever
June 1, 3, 4, & 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm
June 51:00-3:00pm

 

Dister
June 10, 12, 13, 15, 17 – 10:00am-12:00pm
June 1111:00am-1:00pm

 

Mural Unveiling Celebration

Fri, June 19, 2:30pm-5:00pm

Celebrate public art and imagination with an afternoon of creative activities! We’ll unveil the completed murals and enjoy performances by Circa 95 & friends.

Featuring: DJ Enygma, the Rhyme Factory (MC’s, Vocalist and Poets), Atlas (MC), Pete Colon (MC), Aurora Barnes (Vocalist) Circa ’95 (Hip-Hop)

 

Ice Cream Social

Fri, August 21, 2:00-3:30pm

Mix, mingle, and indulge this afternoon, featuring entertaining by Jazzy Randolph Dancers and others. *Intended for ages 60+.  All ages welcome.

 

Target Bronx Community Garden 1025 Anderson Rd, Highbridge

 

Bronx Bards

Thursdays, June 11, 25, July 9, 23

Enjoy readings and performances by writers and artists born or residing in the Bronx. This innovative series will showcase everything from music, poetry and fiction to performance art, film and dance.

 

Thu, June 11, 6:00-7:30pm

Talk on Latin music in the Bronx by Bobby Sanabria, Grammy-nominated drummer and percussionist

Poetry reading and performance by Sandra Maria Esteves, the godmother of Nuyorican poetry

 

Thu, June 25, 6:00-7:30pm

Reading by fiction writer and Bronx Writers Center Director, Charlie Vazquez

Performance by artist Susana Cook

 

Thu, July 9, 7:30-9:00pm

Alethea Pace (Dance Solo)

Macdara Vallely, director of Babygirl (2012) and other films (Talk, Reading, and a Short Screening.)

 

Thu, July 23, 6:00-7:30pm

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto, writer and performer

Circa ’95, local hip-hop duo

 

From Mambo To Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale (2006, Not Rated)

Thu, June 18, 7:30-9:45pm

Part of The Bronx Museum’s 1040 Lounge, this film shows the dynamic musical life in the South Bronx in the 40s through 70s. Preceded by music by DJ David Medina.

 

Movie Night

Fri, July 24, Nothing But a Man (1964, Not Rated)

Starts between 8:00 and 9:00pm at sunset

*This screening will start with two short films from the Ghetto Film School.

 

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip-Hop Series

Sat, August 8, 6:00-8:30pm

Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip-hop-inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories. International Hip-Hop, featuring: DJ Polarity, Atiyya (Vocalist), Delacebia (MC) MC Maniphes (MC) Eli Efi (MC) Circa ’95 (Hip-Hop)

 

Movie Night

Sat, August 8, ALL THE LADIES SAY, (2010, Not Rated)

Starts between 8:00 and 9:00pm at sunset

*Followed by a short discussion with the director, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia.

 

Ice Cream Social

Thu, August 20, 2:00-3:30pm

Mix, mingle, and indulge during these afternoons featuring entertaining by Jazzy Randolph Dancers and others.

*Intended for ages 60+.  All ages welcome.

 

Willis Avenue Community Garden 378 Willis Ave, Mott Haven

 

Baila Bomba with Bombazo Dance Co!

Sat, June 13, 3:00-4:30pm

Learn Afro-Caribbean dance with the Bombazo Dance Company, a group that fuses the traditional Afro-Puerto Rican dance bomba with ballet and modern dance.

 

Make Music NY

Sun, June 21, 3:00 -7:00pm

Plan this as a stop on your citywide tour of live music events taking place all day. For more events, visit www.makemusicny.org.

3:00-4:15pm       Yosvany Terry Quartet

5:00-7:00pm       Los Monstritos

 

Movie Night

Fri, July 10, Raising Victor Vargas, (2002, R)

Starts between 8:00 and 9:00pm at sunset

*This screening will start with two short films from the Ghetto Film School.

 

2nd Annual “Bronx Raised” Hip-Hop Series

Sat, August 1, 6:00-8:30pm

Curated by Circa ’95, local artists use hip-hop-inspired spoken word, music, and break-dancing to tell their stories. Taino Hip-Hop, featuring: DJ Fred Ones, Intikana (MC) La Bruja (MC, Poet and Vocalist), Circa ’95 (Hip-Hop)

 

Movie Night

Sat, August 1, Bongo Barbershop (2005, Not Rated) and 5 Grandmasters (2014, Not Rated)

Starts between 8:00 and 9:00pm at sunset

*Followed by a short discussion back with the director, Charlie Ahearn.

 

Ice Cream Social

Thu, August 27, 2:00p-3:30pm

Mix, mingle, and indulge during these afternoons featuring entertaining by Jazzy Randolph Dancers and others. *Intended for ages 60+.  All ages welcome.

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