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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.

MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT

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FREE Memorial Day Tent Concert

Sunday, May 25 at 2 pm Van Cortlandt Park Near Broadway and 246th Street

BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE ORCHESTRA
David Gilbert, Conductor
Halley Gilbert, Soprano
Madeleine Manasse, Violin
Papo Vázquez, Trombone

PROGRAM:
Gershwin – Cuban Overture
Duke Ellington – Selections from Sophisticated Ladies
Saint-Saëns – Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Delius – A Song of Summer
Copland – Rodeo
Verdi – Ah, fors’e lui; Sempre libera from La Traviata
Loesser – Selections from Guys and Dolls
Papo Vázquez - Solo pieces

CHAMBER MUSIC SCHEDULE 2011-2012

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 at 3 pm | $25
Home of David Lewis and Anne Ackerley
407 West 246th Street | $25
KELLY HALL-TOMPKINS, Violin
JAY LEE, Piano*
Beethoven - Sonata in D minor, Op. 31 No.2 - First movement
Chopin - Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
Ysaÿe - Ballade (Sonata No. 3 for solo violin, "George Enescu")
Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G minor, Op. 23 No. 5
Hofmann - Octet

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at 3 pm
Home of Geoffrey and Sarah Gund
690 West 247th Street | $25
CHRISTINE DOOKIE, Flute*
IRINA MOROZOVA, Piano
A Concert Dedicated to Johannes Somary
Piazzolla - Tango Etude for flute

ANDY MONTAÑEZ

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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present The Godfather of Salsa, the legendary ANDY MONTAÑEZ: 50 Plus Una Historia En Concierto as he celebrates more than fifty years of performances on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 8pm. Produced by Lehman Center and José Raposo.

“Bronx Woman – Past or Present”

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Toby Z. Liederman will moderate a free discussion
“Bronx Woman – Past or Present”
Sat, March 17th 3pm - City Island Library, located at 320 City Island Avenue NY

Attendees are asked to bring short comments on a Bronx woman or any other choice.

Sunday, March 25, 1pm at City Island Community Center, 190 Fordham Street-
"SHARING OUR LIVES" - City Island's Annual Women's Herstory Month Celebration

City Island’s Annual Women’s Herstory Month Celebration

Sunday, March 25, 2012 – 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
City Island Community Center, 190 Fordham Street, City Island, NY 10464

CUBAN ROOTS

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An Afro-Cuban Coming of Age Story by 2010 BRIO winner for documentary film/video Pam Sporn

Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
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Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (ET)

Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos Community College
450 Grand Concourse
(at 149th St)
Bronx, NY 10451

Powerball Fever

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The dream of instant riches drives Powerball ticket sales by becoming a millionaire thanks to a $2 ticket.

According to Powerball's website, the odds of hitting the jackpot numbers exactly five numbers and the Powerball are 1 in 292,201,338.

Powerball Jackpot drawing has now risen to the highest ever, with the cash prize option estimated three quarters of a billion. So as they say, you've got to be in it to win it.

World's Largest Jackpot: Key Numbers About Giant Powerball Drawing http://nbcnews.to/1UHjqEr via @nbcnews

11/11 Veterans Day

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US Veterans Day is a public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors our military heroes. I spoke with one of my favorite veterans today who has proudly served in the United States Armed Forces. I thanked him for his service and also wish I could personally thank them all, including my late brother.

Classical Music Concert

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Temple Beth El of City Island, is pleased to offer FREE classical music concerts by The Bardekova Ensemble.

Sunday October 21st, 3:00pm performance will include Ellen Bardekoff, (Director & Founder) Donald Mokrynski on clarinet, Richard Paratley on flute, Amy Fraser on Bassoon and Carolyn Clark on french horn.

Sunday November 4th, 3:00pm performance will include Ellen Bardekoff, (Director & Founder) Yasmine Tetenbaum on viola, Darla Coolman on bass and Richard Paratley on flute.

480 City Island Ave.
City Island, NY 10464
www.yourshulbythesea.org

NY BOTANICAL GARDEN

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Mother's Day Weekend Garden Party - Saturday and Sunday, May 11 & 12

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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First Friday Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

Friday, October 4
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

BPMM and the Bronx Music Heritage Center present the renowned Valerie Capers for
an evening of jazz piano.

Dr. Capers, a lifelong Bronx resident, has performed across the country and in Europe
with her highly acclaimed ensemble and a roster of outstanding artists, including
Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria, and Tito Puente. A lifelong Bronx resident who
received her early schooling at the New York Institute for the Education of the