Art

Startup stirs excitement in Port Morris

Startup stirs excitement in Port Morris

Art, Culture February 1, 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

The launch of Bronx Narratives was the occasion for a packed house at the recently opened Gun Hill Tavern on 133rd Street on Saturday, January 28th.

Day of Outrage demonstration at the Jay Street-Borough Hall subway station following the Howard Beach verdict on December 21, 1987 in which three defendants were found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Michael Griffith who was beaten and chased by a white mob onto a highway where he was struck by a car.  © Ricky Flores

Photo exhibit documents dissent

Art, Culture January 25, 2017 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

As mass protests against the new President sweep the nation, a new photo exhibit is underway at the Bronx Documentary Center to remind New Yorkers that dissent is in the city’s DNA.

New channel offers closeups of Bronx life

New channel offers closeups of Bronx life

Art, Culture January 22, 2017 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

“We want to create content that is both driven by the Bronx and also for the people of the Bronx,” said Gillian Todd, the venture’s co-creator and producer.

New book honors trade workers

New book honors trade workers

Art, Culture November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

The book is the Bronx Photo League’s first collective project, created over the summer, and documents the small business workers of the Jerome Ave. section of the Bronx through photos.

Gallery showcases immigration through the eyes of Latina artists

Gallery showcases immigration through the eyes of Latina artists

Art November 3, 2016 at 10:10 am 0 comments

It takes closer inspection of a familiar figure that resembles the Virgin and Child to see that a painting of an immigrant mother and her son actually hangs on the walls of BronxArtSpace in Mott Haven. The painting, “The Virgin of Guadalupe Crosses the Rio,” by the artist Nitza TufiñoRead More

New gallery aims for interactive feel

New gallery aims for interactive feel

Art October 17, 2016 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

It’s not just the art that makes Haven SBX unique—the potluck dinners held Sundays to lure new patrons into the gallery help set it apart.

New series featuring Bronx artists kicks off

New series featuring Bronx artists kicks off

Art October 4, 2016 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Artists, pedestrians and performers danced in the heart of Mott Haven on Oct. 1 in celebration of the launch of an ambitious new outdoor cultural project.

Residents hope to transform closed treatment center

Residents hope to transform closed treatment center

Art, Culture October 2, 2016 at 8:11 pm 1 comment

Residents at a public gathering on Oct. 1 at BronxArtSpace said yes to converting a shuttered health care facility into an arts facility, and no to housing or another methadone clinic.