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October 2014

South Bronx Culture Trail: Cinemusica City!

October 17, 2014 - October 18, 2014

The South Bronx Culture Trail Festival is coming to Hunts Point and Mott Haven on Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18 with CINEMUSICA CITY! Come join us for celebration of historic concert halls and movie theaters as well as a look into our future generation of talented youth. Along with reanimating long-forgotten South Bronx cinemas and concert halls with larger-than-life projections of music greats such as Tito Puente, La Lupe, Grandmaster Flash and GrandWizzard Theodore, CINEMUSICA CITY culminates in night at the movies…

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$15

No Maps on My Taps with a Tap Dancing Demonstration

October 22, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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This spirited film offers unique insight into jazz tap dancing as an indigenous art form. The spirit of tap in its heyday, shown in rare photographs and Hollywood film clips of the 1930s provides a backdrop for intimate portraits of three surviving “hoofers.” Sandman Sims, Chuck Green and Bunny Briggs tell the story of tap as an expression of black heritage and culture. For all dance afficionados, NO MAPS ON MY TAPS is an indispensable historical record of this distinctly…

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November 2014
$5

Bronx Rising! November: Poemas Pueblos

November 15, 2014 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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The Revolutionary Poems of Julia de Burgos published in Pueblos Hispanos Co-sponsored with BORIMIX and The Association for Puerto Rican and Hispanic Culture, Inc. Poemas Pueblos: The Revolutionary Poems of Julia de Burgos published in Pueblos Hispanos Poetry and music curated by Sery Colon 4pm | Film: Julia, toda en mi (NR) A film exploring the life and literary work of one of Puerto Rico’s greatest poets followed by a Q&A with researcher Carmen D. Lucca 6pm | Poetry &…

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December 2014
$5

Bronx Rising! December: Parranda con Paranda

December 21, 2014 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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A Puerto Rican and Garifuna Holiday Celebration Co-sponsored with the Garifuna Coalition, Inc. Join us for the last Bronx Rising! in 2014! After the rousing success of last year, BMHC and the Garifuna Coalition are please to present the 2nd Annual Parranda con Paranda: A Puerto Rican and Garifuna Holiday Celebration. Featuring Hector “Pucho” Alamo, Lucy Blanco, Braata Productions, Libana Maraza, James Lovell, Bobby Sanabria, Jorge Vazquez, and more! We’ll begin the parranda at El Maestro (across the street at 1300 Southern…

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February 2015

Bronx Rising! February: Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration

February 21, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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FILM SCREENING & DANCE PERFORMANCE Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration 7pm Screening | Living the Hiplife, Dir. by Jesse Weaver Shipley (61min | NR) 8:30pm Music & Dance | K5! Azonto Dancers In honor of Black History Month, join us for a celebration examining the connection between the Civil Rights movement in the United States and the African country of Ghana. Enjoy a screening of Living the Hiplife, “a musical portrait of street…

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May 2016
Free

SBCT Fusion Fest: Endless Effort and Organized K-OZ with BSSWA

May 14, 2016 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education,
928 Simpson St.
Bronx, 10459 United States
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On Saturday, May 14 Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education’s pre-professional dance groups Endless Effort and Organized K-OZ along with the Bronx Studio School for Artists & Writers’ (BSSAW) afro-latin jazz musicians will perform along their own stoops throughout Hunts Point starting at 3:30 from Casita Maria.

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SBCT Fusion Fest: Ni’Ja Whitson and Shariq G. Tucker & the Soundshifters

May 15, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Graham Triangle,
Graham Triangle 138 St. & Third Ave.
Bronx, NY 10454 United States
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At Graham Triangle on Sunday, May 15 in Mott Haven, dancer and choreographer Ni’Ja Whitson will perform a new, site-specific work commissioned by Casita Maria followed by Shariq G. Tucker & the Soundshifters starting at 1 PM. Rain Location: 305 E. 140th St.

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May 2019

Baile Con Mi Madre: Film Screening and Dance Party!

May 12, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! RSVP HERE Bring your mother to City Lore to celebrate the holiday with a conversation about family, tradition, and dance featuring filmmaker (aka City Lore social media manager) Eva Lia Pedriglieri and her mother Luisa Pedriglieri. Followed by a dance party inspired by the film. When else will you have a chance to dance with your mother? Baile con Mi Madre is a short documentary film in which Eva traces the roots and significance…

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December 2019
$15

From the Aures to New York: Indigenous Algerian Dance Workshop and Couscous

December 11, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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From the Aures to New York: Indigenous Algerian Dance Workshop and Couscous Date And Time Wed, December 11, 2019 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST Location City Lore 56 East 1st Street New York, NY 10003 Tickets $15 ($20 at the door) Click HERE     EVENT DESCRIPTION: In Algeria, the Aures Mountains and surrounding Wilayas are home to the Chaoui tribe, one subgroup of the native North Africans of the Maghreb known as Imazighen (singular – Amazigh). Amazigh means…

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July 2021

Bronx Rising! Masking the Seasons: Fiesta de Santiago Feat. Danza Fiesta

July 24 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
438 E 163th ST
Bronx, NY,
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