BRONX COUNCIL ON THE ARTS

Attraction

Monday | April 14 | 6:30-8:30pm
Reinvention Through the Everyday: A Bronx Council on the Arts poetry workshop with Bronx poet Bonafide Rojas. Bronx native and poet Bonafide Rojas will lead this workshop and combined book presentation for his latest title “RENOVATIO,” from Grand Concourse Press. He will discuss how reinvention and renovation have allowed him to not only survive, but to thrive under demanding and challenging circumstances. Bonafide will share his approaches and methods and will share the newest poems created by his alchemical assembling of language. This workshop and combined book presentation will include time for participants to write and share their own original material. Flyer.

Where: BCA @ 2700 E Tremont Ave (at St. Raymond Ave), Bronx NY 10461
Phone: 718-931-9500 x21
RSVP: https://inprogress4142014.eventbrite.com

Saturday | April 19 | 12:30-3:00pm
Printmaking with Laura Alvarez: Be part of Laura Alvarez’s imaginary world of color, fantastic creatures, and fun characters. Using watercolor, block print, acrylics and ink, she recycles anything possible and transforms it into art, and she will show you how to do the same. A fun family event! A visual artist, illustrator and educator, Laura was born in Spain and moved to the Bronx in 2009. Since then she has been involved with different organizations mainly creating and teaching art. Flyer.

Where: Huntington Free Library, 9 Westchester Square, Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: 718-931-9500 x33 (917-972-2386 on day of the workshop)
RSVP: https://041914printmaking.eventbrite.com

Saturday | April 19 | 3:00-9:00pm
Women in Creative Rebellion: Poet and educator Peggy Robles-Alvarado curates this thrilling afternoon and evening full of writing workshops, spoken word performances, local vendors, and a special performance by the Bombazo Dance Company, featuring Afro-Puerto Rican bomba dancer Milteri Tucker and drummers. An electrifying event for sure and not to be missed! This yearly celebration features a multinational lineup of various female artists, and is one of the performance-oriented programs for this year’s Big Read in the Bronx, which honors the African-American writer and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston and her legendary novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God". Flyer.

Where: BCA @ 2700 E Tremont Ave (at St. Raymond Ave), Bronx NY 10461
Phone: 718-931-9500 x21
RSVP: http://041914women.eventbrite.com