Events and Attractions


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.



Winter History & Music
10 musical and historical presentations, Wednesdays at 1 PM. About one hour.
January – March 2012
St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
897 So. Columbus Avenue Mt. Vernon, NY

Wed., Jan. 11, Presenting the public career and life of Alexander Hamilton
Wed., Jan. 18, Mark Morganelli, flugelhorn, Brazilian jazz selections
Wed., Jan. 25, The Great War for Empire: The French and Indian War
Wed., Feb. 1, Sly Blue Band, traditional jazz and swing selections



Event: ASBPE’s Three-part Webinar Series: Multimedia Storytelling for Journalists
When: December 9, 2014, 1:00-2:00pmET / 12:00-1:00pm CT
Where: Online

Huntington Free Library - Reading Room


Huntington Free Library and Reading Room
9 Westchester Square
Bronx, NY 10461

A Night With My Favorites
songs from the 1940's to date

by vocal artist Wil Wright
accompanied by Sound Engineer Roy Mandina

Saturday, April 28 2012
8:00PM - 10:00PM

Donations: $10.00 in advance
$15.00 at the door

Refreshments will be available during intermission

For further information call:
Librarian, Cathy McChesney - (718) 829-7770

Marathon Madness


The big day is almost here... When friends cross the finish line, shaming you for still being in bed after noon.

It's the NYC Marathon, and whether you're in the race, watching from the sidelines or avoiding the entire athletic event altogether, you want to know about it.

The 26.2 mile race begins around 9A in Staten Island, then continues in waves through Brooklyn, up to Long Island City, across the Queensboro bridge, up First Ave to the Bronx and back down Fifth Ave to the finish line at Central Park. LIVE



Meet the Director: Screening of a New Movie LIBERAL ARTS, Followed by a Conversation with Josh Radnor

WHEN: Wednesday, September 5, 7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30)

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

RSVP: visit or e-mail



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See it Again, America


They say history has a way of repeating itself and the following video clips may help to bring this message home.

"See it Now" was an American news magazine and documentary series introduced to viewers by CBS TV. The program aired from 1951 to 1958. It was created and anchored by Edward R. Murrow. Instead of listing his many awards and multiple achievements, we will point out the following quotes and present the following images.



Center for Communication fall season special prices - if you sign up before September 15th!

Once you join the program, you'll have the opportunity to see some of the best independent films of the fall season and hear inside stories from the filmmakers. Here's your chance to see features, documentaries and great foreign films before they open to the public. Check out the exciting list of fall releases, then scroll down to the bottom to download registration form.

The fall program includes eight Thursday evening screenings (Oct. 10, 17, 24; Nov. 7, 14, 21; Dec. 12, 19) at the Directors Guild Theater, 110 West 57th St. (6th & 7th Aves). Two bonus Sunday screenings will also be scheduled. Visit for more information.

Each member will also receive three guest tickets to three Thursday evening screenings of their choice.


Before September 15, 2013: $260.00

After September 15, 2013: $275.00, plus $10.00 REGISTRATION FEE.

(Please note: Not all films will be available and release dates may change).

The Counselor

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.
Director: Ridley Scott
Stars: Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem

Captain Phillips

Action | Biography | Drama | Thriller

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Director: Paul Greengrass
Stars: Tom Hanks, Max Martini, Catherine Keener, Maria Dizzia


Action | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.
Director: Spike Lee
Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley

The Fifth Estate


A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Alicia Vikander, Carice van Houten

Last Vegas


Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Director: Jon Turteltaub
Stars: Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline

August: Osage County

Comedy | Drama

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Director: John Wells
Stars: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney

The Wolf of Wall Street

Biography | Crime | Drama

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jon Favreau, Spike Jonze, P.J. Byrne

Delivery Man


An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Director: Ken Scott
Stars: Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Vince Vaughn, Jack Reynor



An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk

Black Nativity

Drama | Musical

A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
Director: Kasi Lemmons
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Biography | Drama | History

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Director: Justin Chadwick

Dallas Buyers Club


The story of Texas electrician Ron Woodroof and his battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies after being diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and his search for alternative treatments that helped established a way in which fellow HIV-positive people could join for access to his supplies.
Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn

American Hustle

Drama | History | Thriller

The story of a con artist and his partner in crime, who were forced to work with a federal agent to turn the tables on other cons, mobsters, and politicians - namely, the volatile mayor of impoverished Camden, New Jersey.
Director: David O. Russell
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper

Anchorman: The Legend Continues


The continuing on-set adventures of San Diego's top rated newsman.
Director: Adam McKay
Stars: Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate

The Monuments Men


In a race against time, a crew of art historians and museum curators unite to recover renowned works of art stolen by Nazis before Hitler destroys them.
Director: George Clooney
Stars: Matt Damon, George Clooney, Cate Blanchett. John Goodman

Saving Mr. Banks

Biography | Comedy | Drama | Family | History

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Director: John Lee Hancock
Stars: Tom Hanks, Ruth Wilson, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D

Action | Family

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. "Walking with Dinosaurs" is the ultimate immersive experience, utilizing state of the art 3D to put audiences in the middle of a thrilling and epic prehistoric world, where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
Director: Neil Nightingale
Stars: Charlie Rowe, Angourie Rice

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Director: Ben Stiller
Stars: Kristen Wiig, Ben Stiller, Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt

Jack Ryan

Action | Drama | Thriller

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Stars: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh

Lone Survivor

Action | Drama | Thriller | War

Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings." Four members of SEAL Team 10, were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shahd. Marcus Luttrell was the only member of his team to survive.
Director: Peter Berg
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Josh Berry

12 Years a Slave

Biography | Drama | History

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Director: Steve McQueen
Stars: Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Michael Kenneth Williams



Celebrate the start of a New Year at Starving Artist.

LIVE MUSIC - with the "Jazz Man" Lou Volpe

* All you can eat buffet
* Complimentary beer and wine
* Champagne toast at midnight
* Noisemakers! Hats! Lots more!
* Dance floor for dancing!

ALL for ONLY $55 per person

Email for reservations: (or call 718.885.3779)