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Hip-hop legends say goodbye to Kool DJ AJ

Hip-hop legends say goodbye to Kool DJ AJ

Art, Culture October 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm 0 comments

Moore Houses lost a legendary resident in September when hip-hop icon Kool DJ AJ succumbed to stomach cancer. Other legends of the genre remembered DJ AJ as a humble pioneer of modern music.

An artist from  the collective 2Alas paints a mural at 138th Street and Park Ave.

Past and present intersect through street art

Art, Culture October 17, 2015 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Colorful new murals painted by a duo of Florida artists now adorn a gritty Mott Haven highway underpass, thanks to an international festival aimed at adding color to urban areas.

St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble makes a Bronx stop

St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble makes a Bronx stop

Art, Culture October 9, 2015 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

Grammy winners perform at ‘Subway Series’ The steady whine of the violin, hum of the French horn and vibrations of plucked cello strings merged into the perfect pitch in the lobby of the Bronx Museum of the Arts Wednesday night, as the Grammy-award winning St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble put onRead More

When art meets activism

When art meets activism

Art, Culture September 21, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

“¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York,” an exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and two Manhattan venues, is a cultural and artistic review of the group’s complex history, featuring photographs, videos, posters and publications.

Photographer Ricky Flores, center. Artists

For iconic photographer, imitation is sincerest form of flattery

Art July 23, 2015 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

An exhibit at BronxArtSpace through Aug. 8 combines the work of a renowned Bronx photographer and the paintings of two Brazilian artists who for years admired his iconic photos from afar.

Graffiti gets time in the limelight

Graffiti gets time in the limelight

Art, Transportation July 8, 2015 at 11:25 am 0 comments

“Run Wild,” an exhibit featuring the work of 50 artists at Wallworks Gallery through July 11, is a celebration of graffiti’s most visible era, the 1970s, when it was ubiquitous on subways and buildings around the city.

Troubling photos divide opinions at local exhibit

Troubling photos divide opinions at local exhibit

Art, Culture July 3, 2015 at 10:53 pm 9 comments

A war of words stemming from a Bronx Documentary Center exhibit has erupted over photojournalistic ethics.

‘Gray Lady’ hosts a talk on neighborhood change

‘Gray Lady’ hosts a talk on neighborhood change

Art, Economy June 21, 2015 at 11:31 am 3 comments

Artists and residents gathered for “Shifting Sands: New Dynamics in the Bronx Art Scene,” a panel meant to promote a public conversation about how Mott Haven residents can adapt to rapid development.