Museo Del Barrio

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Cuban born Margarita Agullar has been named as the new director of Museo del Barrio. Her appointment becomes effective in September. Aguilar served in the curatorial department at El Museo from 1998 to 2006, and is currently Vice President and Senior Specialist in Latin American art for Christie’s.

AUGUST 4 FREE EVENT

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Library Green (Rain Location: Ossie Davis Theater, NRPL. Complimentary tickets will be available in the NRPL Lobby at 7 pm)

Events_wizardoz.jpg What could be better than seeing Dorothy, the Tin Man, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Toto, the Munchkins and all the other incredible characters of the beloved 1939 classic – on a two-story high screen and out under the stars!

The fun will begin with a Costume Parade and contest of the best costumes inspired by the movie. Prizes for numerous age and creativity categories – so be sure to join in the competition.

8:00 pm: Costume Contest

Headlines 8/2/11

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ONE TRILLION DOWN. Lot More Cut$ To Come.

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NYC BUILDING DANGERS. Bank foreclosed Properties.

The Central Park & New York International Latino Film Festivals

Announcement

The Central Park Film Festival and the New York International Latino Film Festival kick off this month.

The 9th Annual Central Park Film Festival takes place at Rumsey Playfield. Screenings are free and guests are allowed to bring their own food. Films start at 8pm; gates open at 6:30pm at the Mineral Springs, just north of the Sheep Meadow, mid-park at 69th Street.

Tuesday, August 23: El Cantante, a story about the creator of the salsa movement, Hector Lavoe (Marc Anthony), and how he brought the phenomenon to the United States.

American Legion Lifetime Achievement Award

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The City Island Leonard Hawkins American Legion Post held their annual Clam Bake this weekend. Although all tickets were sold out before the event, the group literally baked in the asphalt paved parking lot of their City Island Avenue headquarters.

Kudos to 88 year old Sargent Emeritus Russell Schaller, who was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by The City Island American Legion. He is seen standing behind and holding his distinguished award. Thanks to photojournalist Cathy Mazzaro for providing these City Island Images.

HIGH LOW PROJECT

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FYI:

Tonight's the big night! Sneak Peak of Sabrina Soto's new show (High Low Project) on HGTV at 10pm EST.

I think it also airs at 7 and 10pm on the west coast. www.hgtv.com www.sabrinasoto.com

Please watch or DVR!

Roberto Soto
Imaginus
Box 147 City Island
NYC, NY 10464
212 300 7492
www.imaginus.biz

www.cimages.me

CITY ISLAND SAYS SO LONG TO MOTHER PATTY

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Mother Patty from City Island's Grace Episcopal Church at 104 City Island Avenue celebrated her final mass with many members of her congregation, as well as well as various well wishers from the City Island community.

Her last religious service was held on Sunday July 31 and she now goes on a well deserved vacation.
Attached is a photo of Mother Patty getting emotional following her Sunday Services.

City Island Images...

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New York City journalist starts online newspaper

City Island has a new web-based paper that is updated daily by an experienced journalist.

Roberto Soto, a City Island resident for the past 15 years and the first news director of News 12 The Bronx, started City Island Images from his Fordham Street apartment about two months ago.

For more of this story, click on or type the URL below:

http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2011/07/25/bronx/bronxtimes-yn_bronx_fr...

Cultural Trolley Tours

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The Bronx Culture Trolley is a project of the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley was initiated in December 2002 to encourage, create and maintain a higher level of arts participation and business development along the Bronx's lower Grand Concourse while promoting the “Cultural Corridor” of the South Bronx as a tourism destination.

Headlines 8/1/11

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US TAX HIKES OR NO TAXES? Who Won, Who Lost - The Rich, or The Poor?

DEBT CEILING DEAL GOES TO THE HOUSE. Economic Calamity Avoided?

WHERE ARE THE JOBS? Political Shell Games or American Theatrics?

$400 MILLION ARENA. Will Nassau Raise Their Highest US Taxes?

911 MEMORIAL. 1 Month To Complete Construction.

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