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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.

http://www.bobbysanabria.com/

DIRECTIONS
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.

American Marine in China

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It was a typical thirteenth birthday for Jeffrey Bingham Mead -that is, until Mead’s father walked in to present his son with an Imperial Japanese samurai sword. Little did this young American teen know at the time that it was the beginning of a journey into rediscovering his father’s role as a China Marine after World War II.

FREE FIRST FRIDAYS

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The City Island Chamber of Commerce once again begins another season of FREE Bronx Seaside Trolley on the first Friday of every month from 5:30pm to 9:30pm, leaving hourly on the half hour, from Pelham Bay Station and going to The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum then on to City Island.

Take advantage of special offers when you show your Trolley Card at participating establishments. Only available from the driver on the Trolley.

For more information, please contact the City Island Chamber of Commerce at 718-885-9100 or Paul Klein at 718-885-3090.

http://www.cityislandchamber.org

FILM FRIGHTS

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The New York Premieres of Opening Night film Southbound, The Devil’s Candy, The Pack, and more; plus revival screenings of The Gorgon, starring the late, great Christopher Lee, and Juan Piquer Simón’s Pieces and Slugs

Preceded by a two-day event, HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT, October 27 & 28 The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the lineup for Scary Movies 9, the annual horror fest featuring highly anticipated new thrillers, genre rarities, and special guests, as well as a two-day event to celebrate the release of Kent Jones’s new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.

STUDENTS ONLY

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Don't miss next week's On-Location seminar at Hayden 5 Media! If you would like to attend, e-mail info@cencom.org with your name, school and year (freshman, sophomore, junior or senior).

On-Location: Hayden 5 Media

Wednesday, January 18

3:30 pm

Students Only

The founders of this bustling multi-media enterprise, Milos Silber and Todd Wiseman, first met during freshman year in film school. After graduation, they decided fate had created an ideal partnership and named their media start-up Hayden 5 Media after their dorm at NYU.

Bronx Arts Ensemble

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SUNDAY, APRIL 22 at 1 & 3 pm
THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
The Whitehall | 3333 Henry Hudson Parkway
$6 | Buy Tickets

A new production by Dante Albertie and Lehman Children's Theatre Company, with music arranged by Bill Scribner. A hilarious musical version of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about two weavers who promise a vain Emperor an elegant new suit of clothes, invisible to anyone in the kingdom who is stupid or incompetent...then the fun begins!

FIRE AND RAIN

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Americans in California and Louisiana are hurting. Devastating rains causing severe flooding as well as flaming whirlwinds have caused massive destruction.

Hearst Castle threatened by fast-moving Chimney Fire http://fw.to/yhyg1XH

BBC News - California wildfires: What is a firenado? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37134601?ocid=socialflow_twitter

At least 16 homes destroyed in Eastern Washington wildfires http://kiro.tv/2bauSrp via @KIRO7Seattle

We the People

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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

US Congress is about to take yet another long break This one is called a Summer Vacation.

City Images asks do you think they work long and hard enough for... We the People?

Petition your Congressional Representative and US Senator on all the Issues that Matter to You!

#USRepresentatives #US Senate #USHouse

Bobby McFerrin Podcast

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Bobby McFerrin has spent four decades breaking ground in vocal music. In 2010, he made his Jazz at Lincoln Center debut with his work VOCAbuLarieS. At rehearsals and later backstage, he spoke to us about his introduction to improvisation -- courtesy of Miles Davis and friends. Catch it now on iTunes or at jalc.org/podcasts.

http://www.jalc.org/podcasts/?utm_source=MKTG%3A+JazzStories+Podcasts+Re...

‘HANDS ACROSS THE CONCOURSE’

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HANDS ACROSS THE CONCOURSE is a major event to unite Bronxites in opposition to violence.

On Sunday, April 14, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will join together with thousands of community and clergy members to join “Hands Across the Concourse” in opposition to gun violence and domestic violence.

AMERICAS CUP PRESENTATION

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Captain Dick Sadler, a distinguished family member of one of City Island's Royalty has kindly agreed to share some of his photographs with City Island Images and will be outlining some of his insights at the local Nautical Museum this weekend.

His America's Cup presentation will take place this Sunday the15th at 2 pm. He tells City Island Images that his multimedia presentation will run approximately 1 hour as an audio, slide and video treat. Some of these pix are a short tease and a fair sampling of the topics to be discussed.