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‘The People’s Festival’ celebrates resilience of New Yorkers through art today in the Bronx

News 12 StaffSep 06, 2021, 11:33amUpdated on: Sep 06, 2021, 11:33amLocal art event 'The People's Festival' is spreading a message of positivity and celebrating the resilience of New Yorkers through art.Fordham Plaza was the last stop for the festival, and News 12 spoke to several artists and creators who say their work has a deeper meaning than just the appearance."So, for the past three ...

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Editors’ Picks: 10 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Upstate Art Weekend to Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar at the Bronx Zoo

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Tuesday, August 24 Bethany Collins. Photo by Bob Packert, ©2020 Peabody Essex Museum. 1. “Bethany Collins in Conversation With Mollye Bendell” at the Phillips Collection, Washington, ...

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Northeast Bronx YMCA allows News 12 early access to new state-of-the-art center

News 12 StaffAug 22, 2021, 11:04pmUpdated on: Aug 22, 2021, 11:04pmNortheast Bronx community members will have a new place to spend time once the YMCA opens Sept. 7. News 12’s Noelle Lilley got an early look at the facility’s upgrade. It was slated to open last year but was delayed due to the pandemic.The Northeast location is one of two new YMCA locations opening in the ...

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In “Born in Flames” at the Bronx Museum, Artworks Act as Relics – ARTnews.com

Outside the exhibition “Born in Flames: Feminist Futures” is a poetic wall text penned by curator Jasmine Wahi: “You are in the tender belly of the beast. // Cocooned in protective silks. . . . Enveloped in swaths of complexity borne out of a Kali-like maternal instinct:: both coddling and deeply-fiercely protective. // This is the first stop on your journey through an untamed ...

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Bronx Art Association Fosters Greater Inclusivity

By JOSÉ A. GIRALT Doris Cordero, president of Riverdale Art AssociationPhoto courtesy of Doris Cordero When 2020 started, Doris Cordero was thrilled to assume the position of president of the 45-member Riverdale Art Association.  She is the first Puerto Rican to hold the position, but then COVID-19 came along, disrupting the monthly, in-person meetings. Later, on a more personal level, a cancer diagnosis ...

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