Art & Theater Programs

YOUTH POETRY SLAM

Wednesday, May 4 / 5:00-8:00pm Hostos Repertory Theater BCA’s Bronx WritersCorps presents its 15th annual youth poetry slam, “My Words, My Way”, in which young poets perform original poetry raising their voices to reveal the truth of their lives and their dreams for the future. This evening’s slam is hosted by writer/performer Earl Majette and features Abiodun “DUNE” Oyewole of “The Last Poets” and a special performance by SideTrack Boyz. Admission

Kids Comic Con 2011

By: Eric Katechis The original Kids’ Comic Con will host its 5th Annual family friendly comic book and graphic novel convention at Bronx Community College (BCC) on Saturday April 16, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Colston Hall. Kids Comic Con celebrates the genius of youth through free (for 0-17 year olds, adults pay $5.00) art and writing workshops, lots of book and other fun stuff give a

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

NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: CONSPIRARE

Jacobi Medical Center Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7 PM Free Event The Latin words con andspirare translate as “to breathe together,” an attitude reflected in Conspirare’s Grammy-nominated vocal artistry and innovative programming. Audiences are invited to explore this inspiring mix of folk, spiritual, and classical choral repertoire. Free health screenings provided by Jacobi Medical Center will be held in the Rotunda at 6 PM.

Don't Forget: FREE Rooftop Films this Thursday!

P-Star Rising follows Priscilla Star Diaz, an adorable and precocious little girl, who at age 9 tells her single-father, Jesse, “I am going to become a rapper and fulfill your dreams of succeeding in the music business.” When Jesse discovers that his youngest daughter, Priscilla, can rap and perform, he sees redemption for his own failed music career and financial salvation for his family and commits his life to making

Donate to the Bronx River Art Center

The Bronx River Art Center: 23 years strong… and on the move…. In 2010, BRAC reached unparalleled heights in our evolution as an interdisciplinary, community-based Art Center.  After over 5 years of planning and designing an award winning building (New York City Design Commission’s 28th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design), we will break ground in the spring of 2011 on an 18-month complete renovation of our 16,000 square foot facility. We

Workshop Production of the play Quiet Frenzy

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) presents playwright Stacey Karen Robinson, 2009 BCA Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) winner, as she performs her winning play. Quiet Frenzy will be workshopped Thursday, December 9th, from 6:00-8:00pm, at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451. Admission is free and all are welcome. Reservations are recommended, but not necessary. Please visit http://brio12910.eventbrite.com to reserve.