Art

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.

Latin American artists on display

Latin American artists on display

Art, Culture September 30, 2016 at 6:32 pm 0 comments

This year’s Bronx Latin American Art Biennial features ten artists from Latin America and the Bronx. This year’s exhibit centers on the artists’ creative process.

Art extravaganza gets mixed reviews

Art extravaganza gets mixed reviews

Art, Culture August 15, 2016 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Glitz, glam, and nostalgia were on display in Port Morris for three days this weekend, as the neighborhood played host to the “No Commission NY Art Fair,” and a small group of protesters was on hand to say hello.

Edgy exhibit opens at BronxArtSpace

Edgy exhibit opens at BronxArtSpace

Art, Culture June 22, 2016 at 11:24 am 1 comment

A new exhibit at BronxArtSpace features four textile artists who use domestic materials such as yarn and fabrics to recreate pieces representing serious themes like war and gentrification.

By Samali Bikangaga. Bronx Documentary Center Michael Kamber at the newly opened Tim Hetherington Library.

New library opens at Bronx Documentary Center

Art, Culture May 24, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Documentary Center has opened a photography library to celebrate the legacy of the late Tim Hetherington, a British photographer and award-winning filmmaker who was tragically killed covering the front lines of the war in Libya at the age of 40.

Picture us: Melrose poses for portraits

Picture us: Melrose poses for portraits

Art, Culture February 15, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Documentary Center held its fifth annual Valentine’s Day Portraits event on Feb. 14, drawing residents looking to take advantage of the offer to have their photos taken by a professional photographer to commemorate the special day.

Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Art, Culture December 23, 2015 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

Aviva Davidson announced her retirement after 17 years as executive director of Longwood-based Dancing in the Streets.

Concourse Plaza Hotel honored

Concourse Plaza Hotel honored

Art, Slider December 14, 2015 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

Artists whose works were featured in an exhibition at the long-defunct Concourse Plaza Hotel came to share tales and observations of the area’s former grandeur and present challenges at the show’s closing on Dec. 13.