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Review: Create Your Own Budsies!

Do you need an idea for a unique, one of a kind gift that your child will love? One they created themselves? Your child can put their idea on paper and it will come to life in a soft, colorful plush shipped straight to them. This cool gift comes from Budsies! My son created his very own Budsies together with my sister and they came up with an old-fashioned superhero

Frida Kahlo’s Garden at the New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden announces its major 2015 exhibition, Frida Kahlo’s Garden, focusing on the iconic artist’s engagement with nature in her native country of Mexico. Opening on May 16, 2015, and remaining on view through November 1, 2015, the exhibition will be the first solo presentation of Kahlo’s work in New York City in more than 25 years, and the first exhibition to focus exclusively on Kahlo’s intense interest in the botanical world. Visitors

April Events at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

BCA Bronx Culture Trolley Night – Readings & Conversations Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 to 7:30pm Hop off the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Culture Trolley at The Bronx Museum and hear Authored by artist/architect Craig Shillitto and curator Elizabeth M. Grady discuss their artist book-cum-cookbook 10 Dinners in Havana. 10 Dinners in Havana is a richly textured documentation of Proyecto Paladar featuring twenty recipes cooked by paired chefs in Havana, half from

Happy Holidays from Kidaroo

Have you taken a class at Kidaroo yet? At Kidaroo you will find everything from Preschool Rock to Art Scribble classes for your little one. To celebrate the holidays with us, Kidaroo has offered up some great gifts! Kidaroo is giving THREE LUCKY BRONXMAMA READERS a drop in class of any WINTER semester class (AND if you register after the class you can receive 20% off the class price) TO

Winter Classes at Bronx River Art Center

Registration has begun for BRAC’s Winter Classes! Classes begin the week of January 6th through March 22nd (10 weekly sessions) Come in to register in person at ‘2064 Boston Road (near West Farms 2/5 train stop) or Click here to register online! Registration fee: Youth & Teens: $75 Adults: $100   Adults & Teens Classes: Digital Photography (ages 13 & up) Drawing & Painting (ages 13 & up) Cartooning (ages 18

World-Renowned Jazz Pianist Valerie Capers Headlines Bronx Rising! Series at BMHC Lab

Event Details Music: World-renowned Jazz pianist and Bronx Living Legend Valerie Capers Thursday, October 17, 8:00pm Dr. Valerie Capers is a Bronx-born acclaimed jazz pianist and educator.  She obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard, and served on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music and as chair of the Department of Music and Art at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York.  Dr. Capers has

Living in Sequence Exhibition

Saturday, March 23, 2013 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. This event repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 3/9/2013 and 3/30/2013. Living in Sequence is a comic book exhibition celebrating Poe Park’s place in comic history. Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson once created Batman, Robin and the Joker while sitting on a park bench in Poe Park. Living in Sequence will take you on a journey

Children Inspire Design Giveaway

Bronxmama discovered the amazing work of Children Inspire Design at a Million Dollar Baby Event with Momtrends. Their prints are modern and Eco-friendly, and a great piece of art for any room in the house. Artist Rebecca Paragine is all about environmental education and teaching children about different world cultures. Each piece incorporates repurposed paper materials, eco-friendly inks, and biodegradable packaging. As part of our New Years celebration, one lucky

Child and Teen Classes at Bronx River Art Center

Looking for an activity for your child to get into? Check out the classes offered at the Bronx River Art Center for children and teens. They offer cartooning, ceramics, digital photography and more! Classes start in April, so contact them now! http://www.bronxriverart.org/education-youth-programs.cfm#3  

Outside the Bronx: Children's Event

No Longer Empty is a not for profit organization that invigorates communities by transforming vacant real estate into world class, site specific public art exhibitions and programming. They are having a special Children’s event for the Armory show on March 5th and 6th. The event will consist of tours of galleries and artists spaces including Cuchifritos, Artists Alliance  and other spaces in Chelsea and Lower East Side areas. The tours