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
*BronxMama Nicole Perrino is one of the panelist! The Bronx is celebrating Social Media Week NY with a panel discussion with local bloggers and journalists. This event is from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the PeaceLove Cafe, 617 Melrose Ave. Free admission. For more info, visit here.
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.
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
Rooftop Films returns to the Bronx’s Bruckner Bar and Grill with Gabriel Noble’s gritty, heart wrenching documentary P-Star Rising. 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 her a star. We follow the father-daughter duo through the grit and glamour of the music industry, capturing
An awesome first time ever Bronx Food Summit is happening on May 1st. The summit is a day long event about eating well in the Bronx. The summit will serve to bring together Bronx residents, food lovers, food justice advocates, local businesses, schools and community organizations to discuss options for healthier food and better living in our borough. There will be hands on workshops and informative seminars to teach teach participants