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October 2016
Free

Bronx Rising! Edgar Allan Poe to a Salsa Beat: El Cuervo

October 22, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Celebrate Halloween early with Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry set to Latin rhythms performed by Bobby Sanabria & Project X, with guest vocalist Jenn Jade Ledesna. Opening poems read by Bronx Council of the Arts’ Charlie Vazquez. Produced in partnership with the Bronx Council on the Arts. Free Saturday, October 22nd Bronx Music Heritage Lab, 1303 Louis Niñé Boulevard, Bronx Performance begins at 7:00 pm, but come early (6:00pm) dressed in costume, and get your portrait taken by Seis del Sur photographer,…

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December 2016
Free

Melrose Holiday Parranda

December 21, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Railroad Park,
Intersection of Courtland Avenue And East 161st
Bronx, 10451
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The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) hosts its second annual Make Music Winter event in the Melrose section of the Bronx, with a procession or parranda, the Puerto Rican tradition of caroling. Based in the music of plena, and other holiday songs from the island, this festive parade will be led by members of the Bronx music and cultural community, including Jorge Vazquez, Jose Rivera, Bobby Sanabria, and Nicky LaBoy among others. It will wind its way through Melrose stopping…

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February 2017
Free

Bronx Rising! Black History Month Double-Header: Afro-Latino Identities

February 17, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Bronx Rising! Double-Header February 17th & 18th! Two evenings celebrating Black History Month with an exploration of Afro-Latino identities in the Americas Friday, February 17th, 7pm @ Bronx Music Heritage Center Film screening of the powerful documentary Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness. A Q&A follows with co-director and multi-disciplinary artist, Bocafloja. The Irka Mateo Folk Quartet provides the music of the Dominican Republic and also showcases the figure of the “Palenquera,” the female maroons of San Basilio de Palenque,…

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April 2017
Free

Bronx Rising! Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series: Balkan Influenced Jazz

April 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Conversations with the Masters, featuring Helen Merrill (Jelena Ana Milcetic), a Bronx-born jazz vocalist who began her career at 845 Club in the Bronx. Now a world renowned singer, she’s performed and recorded with Chet Baker, Gil Evans and Stan Getz, among many others. The event will also feature a performance by Serbian-born jazz vocalist Alma Micic.

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October 2019

Bronx Rising! Halloween: Something to Sink Your Teeth Into

October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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November 2019
$7

Bronx Rising! 100 Years of Lolita

November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Bronx Rising! 100 Years of Lolita  

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March 2020
$15

POSTPONED – Closing event for What We Bring with singer songwriter Diana Jones

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Closing event for What We Bring with singer songwriter Diana Jones Friday March 27th, 2020 @ 7pm Tickets: $15 Click Here to Purchase City Lore 56 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003 Known for her gritty, literary, Appalachian influenced songs recorded by Joan Baez and others, Diana Jones performs songs from her repertoire and her forthcoming album, Song to a Refugee. A spokesperson from an organization that works with refugees will talk about how to get involved. ARTIST BIOGRAPHY Award winning, US…

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November 2020

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Tim Z. Hernandez

November 29, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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June 2021

Urban Explorers Grand Culmination Event!

June 17 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Urban Explorers, an After School and Summer Program Education Initiative with City Lore supported by The Pinkerton Foundation https://citylore.org/education/urban-explorers/ 2020-21 Arts Youth Program @ City Lore JUNE 17TH PRESENTATION 5:00 pm – 7:00pm   Join via Zoom Link https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1xXiYxDsRUucGPSv659Hvw   Program Director/Facilitator: Raquel Almazan Join us in celebrating City Lore’s Urban Explorers by participating in our presentation of the group’s vital artistic production during the semesters October – May 2020-2021 of the academic calendar. We will screen music videos, films…

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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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