TONIGHT * FRIDAY, JULY 11 @ 6 pm Pelham Bay Park - Middletown Road and Stadium Ave.
AFRO-CUBAN AND LATIN JAZZ Master percussionist Bobby Sanabria and his band
First appearance at BAE SummerMusic Presented by Councilman James Vacca
Bobby Sanabria is a 7x Grammy nominated as a leader American drummer of Puerto Rican descent who is also a percussionist, composer, arranger producer, documentary film producer, educator and a writer.
Pelham Bay Park is located in the northeast corner of the Bronx and is serviced by the Bruckner Expressway/New England Thruway (I-95) combination. Pelham Parkway serves as a crosstown route to the park.
From the New England Thruway (I-95) South Take I-95 South to the Westchester Avenue exit. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.
From the Bruckner Expressway Take the Bruckner Expressway north and exit at the Lafayette Avenue exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.
From the I-95 North Take I-95 north and exit at the Country Club Road/Pelham Bay Park exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.
From Pelham Parkway, eastbound Take Pelham Parkway eastbound past Eastchester Road and get into the right lane. Go through the next light and make a right turn onto the Pelham Parkway service road. (Be careful not to get onto the Hutchinson River Parkway.) Follow the service road around to a stop sign and under the IRT No. 6 train and head south along the Bruckner Expressway service road. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.
Public Transportation Pelham Bay Park can be reached by the IRT No. 6 train to the last stop; the Bx5, Bx12, and Qbx1 buses to the train station; the Bx29 to the City Island Traffic Circle; or Westchester bus No. 45 to the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. To get to the park take the pedestrian bridge from the train station down to the park side, walk toward the brick building/parkhouse, and go past the back heading straight toward the tennis courts. Once past the tennis courts, the track will be visible. Concert is on the opposite side of the track, next to the parking lot.
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH BACH
Jazz pianist and vocalist Willie Rodriguez
2 pm at Rockwood Drive Circle, Van Cortlandt Park
4 pm at Fordham University's McGinley Center
Georg Philipp Telemann:
"Quartet in G Major for Flute, Oboe, Violin and Continuo"
"Cantata No. 72, Was gleicht dem Adel wahrer Christen"
Johann Sebastian Bach:
"Three Arias for Soprano"
"Trio Sonata in G Major for Flute, Violin, and Continuo, BWV 1039"
Edward Brewe, harpsichord
Virginia Brewer, oboe
Susan Shumway, violin
Jeanne Wilson, flute
Bruce Wang, cello
Thursdays in March offers engaging presentations.
Book signing and reception after the talks.
Tonight -- Maria Sibylla Merian
Thursday, March 14 , 7:30 p.m.
Kim Todd on 17th-Century
Artist and Naturalist
Maria Sibylla Merian
A magazine's colossal journalism meltdown, along with a a terribly flawed piece of reporting the news.
JUSTICE IN BOSTON
Murder trials wrapping up for Aaron Hernandez and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may begin jury deliberations this week.
BASKETBALL: FINAL TWO
College playoff B vs B is scheduled for all to see. The Badgers are playing The Blue Devils, who've beaten them once.
OIL PRICES ARE RISING
A 3 percent increase as demand in Asia picked up. A barrel of oil gained $1.44, to $50.53, in futures trading.
WEST COAST DROUGHT
The final concert, “More Jazz Classics,” featuring music from the Valerie Capers Quartet, will take place this Friday, August 9th.
This band features the classic sounds of Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, George Gershwin, and more. I urge all residents to come out for this last concert until next summer.
If you plan on attending, please enter the park at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue and be sure to bring your beach chair or blanket.
Should it rain, the location of the concert will change to International Caterers, which is located not too far at 3243 Ampere Avenue.
No kidding folks, it was eventually bound to happen this Winter. NYC is about to experience the first snow storm of the season.
A major winter storm will hit the Eastern United States with heavy snow and possibly affect more than 50 million people by the end of the week.
Forecasters are monitoring a major winter storm affecting the Northeast later this week, including the possibility of heavy snow for the urban corridor extending from Washington, DC, to Boston Friday into Sunday.
Now that you've survived Black Friday and dealt with Cyber Monday. The holiday shopping season tradition continues on Tuesday, Dec. 3, with NewsU's Training Tuesday. This is a chance to give yourself the gift of training.
Most parents would agree that having a kind, intelligent, successful and healthy child is a fabulous feeling, but grandkids are truly a blessing beyond any choice of words.
For me, there's a special bond with my grandkids. Our relationship is based on love, fun, appreciation, and pure joy. Personally, I enjoy giving them small gifts that I would have liked when I was their age.
These are my five grandkids, who rock my world. In order from older to younger, they are Elena, Chloe, Sophia, Parker, and Olivia. Four intelligent gorgeous gals and one smart and handsome little guy.
As one of the 11 million undocumented Americans in this country and one of over 500,000 in New York City alone, Jose Antonio Vargas decided to out himself and tell his story to change the conversation about immigration.
DOCUMENTED will be released nationwide in 11 cities across America, and it premiers here in New York City TONIGHT.
The film is a personal glimpse into the complexities of Jose’s immigration status and his life. DOCUMENTED is only in the city for ONE WEEK and don’t miss your opportunity to join us this weekend. Buy your tickets today!
DOCUMENTED | May 2 - 8
For entertaining evenings and crash courses in the evolution of modern journalism, don't miss these Media Movie Series, Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. All screenings take place at 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets).
Newspapers: Pages from the Past
Monday, September 26
BRONX CULTURE TROLLEY VENUES
Meet at Longwood Art Gallery
at Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
Exhibitions: Toys & Games with a Twist
and Stations of the Lost
Interactive Games in the Gallery
BronxArtworks Artisans Collective
Imaginative bronxArtworks creationsin all price
ranges are available for browsing and buying.
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Exhibitions: Guided Tour of Urban Archives: Our Town Pictures of the Bronx by Emilio Sanchez and Lobby-For-The-Time-Being