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Festival profiles Latin American photographers

Festival profiles Latin American photographers

Art July 18, 2018 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

An exhibit in Melrose through July 22 is bringing even more Latin flavor to the neighborhood.

Exhibit mixes outsider and insider artists

Exhibit mixes outsider and insider artists

Art July 18, 2018 at 9:21 am 0 comments

A new exhibit at BronxArtSpace offers a glimpse of the variety in the borough’s arts scene, through the work of five artists. 

Photo:  Vanessa Colón Almenas

Age is not a factor for Bronx photography students

Culture July 12, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

More than 30 photos on 15 vinyl panels made up an exhibit on the grounds of the Mitchel Houses in Port Morris at a June 26 opening reception. It was the result of nine months of classes for 13 adult students learning from professionals from the Bronx Photo League.

Photo: Gustavo Huerta

New community center comes a step closer to reality

Culture July 11, 2018 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

For the second straight year, a shuttered medical facility in the heart of Mott Haven was the site of a daylong festival for community members to show pride in their neighborhood.

Exhibit explores Bronx women photographers’ perspectives 

Exhibit explores Bronx women photographers’ perspectives 

Art July 2, 2018 at 8:09 am 0 comments

A new exhibit at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos trains its lens on motherhood, sexuality, immigration and race through the eyes of seven Bronx women of color. 

Preserving the past through storytelling

Preserving the past through storytelling

Culture June 19, 2018 at 9:53 pm 0 comments

An oral history project was showcased at Brook Park last Thursday, to help collect stories from a rapidly-changing neighborhood before they are lost.

Photo: Max Resnik

In their own words: Locals share their stories

Culture June 14, 2018 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

Herald staff spent a week at the Mott Haven Public Library in May, asking people two questions: ‘What do you like best and what do you like least about living here?’

Photo by Sonia Col

Alexander Ave. mosque vandalized again

Police, Religion June 14, 2018 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.