Events and Attractions

Attraction
Images: 

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.

SHADOWLAND

Attraction
Images: 

This is absolutely a unique artistic performance and a truly visual presentation.

it is called " Shadow Land " and is unbelievable ....... you'll be amazed!

How did anyone think to do this and then figure it out?

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=STK7AZ_Zs_E&vq=large

Pilobolus Dance Theatre "Shadowland"

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=STK7AZ_Zs_E&vq=large

MULTICULTURAL MARKETING

Attraction
Images: 

Calendar of Recommended Multicultural/Diversity Conferences /Events Through Dec - Hispanic Retail 360, ADCOLOR®, DiversityInc, DTC

National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention & Career Fair, July 31- August 4, 2013 Orlando, FL

President John F. Kennedy's Life and Legacy

News

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy approaches on November 22nd, 1963, C-SPAN has aggregated a number of video resources to help you learn more about the day, his life, and the major events of his presidency.

Learn all about the life and accomplishments of President Kennedy in a short biographical vignette, as well as view historical newsreel footage of The Cuban Missile Crisis and President Kennedy’s 1961 Inaugural Speech.

PRESS FREEDOMS

Idea

Nobody understood the value of a free press more than Thomas Jefferson. In 1787 he wrote, “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.”

As president he later wrote, “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper,” he went on to write. “Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.”

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Attraction

SPECTACULAR 2011-12 SEASON ~ Featuring Pop and Latin Superstars

SMOKEY ROBINSON, BOBBY McFERRIN, THE O’JAYS, GLORIA GAYNOR, GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, SONORA PONCEÑA, GRUPO NICHE, TITO NIEVES, LA INDIA & DOMINGO QUIÑONES

CLEAN UP YOUR POLITICAL CAMP PAINS

Idea

When are our so called political leaders going to begin running campaign ads promoting their individual ideas to help our citizens?

Why cant these politicians start developing worthwhile platforms, which will be beneficial to our entire nation and the whole world, rather than attacking each other?

How much longer is this constant mudslinging the dirty political tricks and the constant accusations going to continue?

Which type of Instruction do you need?

Idea

A Journalism instructor, Writing Teacher, Vocal Coach, Singing Instructor, Voice Coach, Politics Instructor, Health Coach, Music Teacher, Violin Instructor, Viola Teacher, Viola Instructor, Guitar Teacher, Guitar Instructor, Bass Guitar Teacher, Bass Guitar Instructor, Cello Teacher, Drum Teacher, Trumpet Teacher, Banjo Teacher, Clarinet Teacher, Accordion Teacher, Saxophone Teacher, Flute Teacher, Ukulele Teacher, DJ instructor, Songwriting teacher, Broadway Singing Instructor, Broadway Singing Coach, Drum Instructor, English Teacher, English Instructor, Chinese Teacher, Chinese Instructor, R

Center For Communication

Attraction

The Tribeca Film Festival and Center for Communication invite you to the Annual Bloomberg BUSINESS OF ENTERTAINMENT panel. This year's topic is Going Global: Will Co-Production Save the Film Industry? which focuses on the recent rise of international film co-production, and explores the benefits and obstacles of this often complex but rewarding strategy.

WHEN: Monday, April 23, 2:30 to 4:00 pm

WHERE: SVA Theater 2 Beatrice, 333 West 23rd Street (b'twn. 8th and 9th Aves.)

FREE. Open to the public; no ticket required. E-mail info@cencom.org if you would like to attend.

Veterans Day

Attraction
Images: 

On November 11, 1919, President Wilson proclaimed: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…"

United States Congress officially recognized the end of World War I when it passed a concurrent resolution on June 4, 1926, with these words:

National Parks Birthday

Attraction
Images: 

The National Park Service's 96th birthday presents opportunities facing our national parks as they near their second century. From the shores of Acadia to the battlefields at Gettysburg, the petroglyphs at Mesa Verde and the bison that roam Yellowstone, our 397 national parks protect and preserve America's heritage.