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Students at Upbeat NYC wait to perform.

Street festival highlights need for community center

Art, Culture May 25, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Mott Haven residents are hopeful they can convert an abandoned health clinic into a multi-purpose center that would benefit the community before the city allows developers to get their hands on it.

Artist converts her home into art gallery

Artist converts her home into art gallery

Art March 9, 2017 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

Blanka Amezkua invites artists into her home to exhibit their work for a month and host a workshop and cook a meal for guests.

Waterfront featured in mural and film

Waterfront featured in mural and film

Art, Environment February 20, 2017 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

A documentary by a European filmmaker that follows local artist Linda Cunninham as she worked on a mural about the Port Morris waterfront was aired at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

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