Assuming that you don’t melt by tomorrow as per our third heatwave of summer ’17 (because we might), there are a few happenings that you can add to your agenda this weekend. Saturday, the Bronx Brewery is having a party and where there’s cold beer there’s good times and relief from the heat. But, if you’re looking for something more low-key, popcorn and chill at movie night on Fordham plaza… Read More
Clear your schedules. The summer solstice might have been Wednesday, but the summer kick offs are happening this weekend. From a pop up shop at a chicken spot and backyard beer and bbq vibes to a healthspo block party and boozy after pride party, it’s all going down uptown this Saturday and Sunday. Keep reading to see which of these events you should be adding to your calendar. Saturday.. Read More
This weekend bring your inner artist to The Bronx Museum. All you need is two hands: on for drawing and one for drinking with South Bronx-raised artist Ivan Velez. International food tours company Feast On History is also hosting 2 tours featuring some of Arthur Avenue’s most classic food stores and bakeries like Vincent’s Meat Market, Calabria Pork Store and Addeo Bakery with samples and tastings from each site visited. Continue.. Read More
“Get ready to Boogie! On May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2016, the last Sundays of each month, the center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond from 12-4pm.
Boogie on the Boulevard is made possible by New York City Department of Transportation’s Weekend Walks program, and organized by The Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Bronx Neighorhood Health Action Center of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, BronxWorks, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx Health REACH, New York Road Runners, and Transportation Alternatives, in partnership with a volunteer committee of Bronx residents.” – The Bronx Museum
Although this street fair is scheduled for multiple dates this season, you won’t wanna miss the kick off this Sunday featuring a special surprise!
Photo Credit: Kareem Gonsalves via Bronx Museum
“Bronx-based artist Michele Brody presents CommuniTea, a performance series featuring a shared tea service during which participants share loose-leaf tea with the artist and relate their stories, memories, thoughts, poems, and reflections, to be transcribed onto repurposed tea stained paper filters.
CommuniTea is part of Brody’s ongoing, interactive, community-based Reflections in Tea art project. The filters collected during each CommuniTea will be woven into a fluttering room-sized quilt, which will be on display at The Bronx Museum of the Arts through May 29th for the duration of Brody’s exhibition Reflections in Tea.” – Bronx Museum
- Saturday, April 16, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
- Saturday, April 23, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
- Wednesday, May 4, 4:00pm to 7:00pm as part of The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour
Admission: Free, Tea provided by SerendipiTea
“Save your holiday shopping for the Bronx Museum’s Holiday Market Weekend! In collaboration with FromtheBronx.com, The South Bronx Farmer’s Market, The Point, and The Bronx Beer Hall, the Bronx Museum welcomes more than 25 local artists, artisans, farmers, bakers, brewers, and more for a holiday market that is not to be missed. The evening ends with a popular holiday themed flamenco performance by dancers from Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II, an annual Bronx Museum tradition.”
Saturday, December 12, 11:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, December 13, 11:00am to 6:00pm
Check for updates here.
“As part of the 14th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional coconut-based Puerto Rican holiday drink, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the 2015 New York finals! ID required to taste and vote. Presented by the International Coquito Federation.”
When: Thursday, December 10, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Where: Bronx Museum Lower Gallery
The wait is over for The Bronx Museum’s first ever cafe. Wednesday, August 9th, the museum’s XM Cafe—a name chosen through the public competition they held earlier this summer—officially opened for business. XM Cafe, made up of a food center and table seating for visitors, is located in the first floor lobby of the museum. As promised the menu offers sandwiches, wraps and salads in vegetarian and non-vegetarian options, as well.. Read More