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Tues Feb 24 | No Longer Empty – OPEN HOUSE EVENT @ OLD BX BOROUGH COURTHOUSE

Please join No Longer Empty on Tuesday, February 24, 12-2:30 pm, for a Community Open House inside the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse.

The event is organized as an opportunity for community members to learn about No Longer Empty’s upcoming art exhibition at the Old Courthouse called “When You Cut Into the Present, the Future Leaks Out” (April 23-July, 2015) curated by Regine Basha, and to identify opportunities to collaborate with neighboring socially-and-culturally engaged organizations on ancillary programming and events.

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Laura Napier | Video Profile

Project for a Street Corner (WTC PATH)

A group of high school students and artist stand in a circle during the midst of the evening commute. Over the span of twenty minutes, the performers’ circle shapes a regular stream of commuters into a smaller, then wider column. The circle gets broken as individuals walk through it.

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Call for Art – Sign design contest for Bronx residents, deadline March 11

YOUR CHALLENGE: Create a logo for “The Bronx 5K” campaign for use in print and online. The poster will be used to promote more local growing sites for the peppers and for the Hot Sauce itself.

The sign should visually represent the Bronx, urban gardening or any of the unique aspects of the borough. Even better, use all three elements or whatever else you, the artist, deem relevant. No one is better than Bronxites to tell people what is happening in the Bronx!

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March 4 – 8 | Bronx Arts Alliance – Bronx Speaks: Making Place Exhibition

March 4 – March 8 | Opening Reception – Friday, March 6 from 6-10pm

Bronx Museum of the Arts – 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York

Bronx Speaks: Making Place is the latest exhibit presented by the Bronx Arts Alliance (BxAA) in concert with New York Armory Arts Week. It highlights the cultural diversity of artwork created and exhibited within the Bronx featuring US and International Artists from 20+ Bronx arts organizations as selected by a curatorial committee.

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Feb 20 – Mar 14 | BAS – Turn Up the Volume Exhibition, Jane Dickson and Joseph Lewis

Join us for the opening of Turn Up the Volume featuring the work of Jane Dickson and Joseph Lewis next Friday, February 20th 6-9PM at BronxArtSpace.

February 20 – March 14 | Opening Reception: 6-9PM Friday, Feb 20
Artists Interviewed by Sergio Bessa: Wednesday, Mar 11, 6:30-8:30PM

The exhibition is open Thursday and Friday 12:00-6:30PM

BronxArtSpace – 305 E 140th St, Bronx, New York

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Bronx Brewery Call for Art – February 22 Event

CALL FOR ART: Craft Beer, Food and ART in a fun setting!

The Bronx Brewery will be hosting a one day gallery event for Beer Week on Sunday February 22 from 12pm to 6pm.

They are looking for local artists working in a variety of styles and media, to set up 1-3 of their original works for public viewing during this special event.

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Feb 5 – April 24 | Lehman College Art Gallery – The Gee’s Bend Tradition Exhbition

Exhibiting Artists:
Louisiana Bendolph, Mary Lee Bendolph, Loretta Bennett, Leola Pettway, Loretta Pettway, Qunnie Pettway, and Tinnie Pettway

Gee’s Bend is a rural, predominantly African American community southwest of Selma, Alabama, located on a peninsula created by dramatic bends in the Alabama River. This exhibition examines the ongoing aesthetic practice of artists rooted in the Gee’s Bend tradition.

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Thurs Feb 19 | BMA – 1040 Lounge: Escape Route Exhibition Tour

Thursday, February 19, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Bronx Museum of the Arts – 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York
www.bronxmuseum.org

Join artist Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave and curators Isaac Aden and Joseph Ayers for a special tour of Escape Route: Paintings and Drawings by Jeffrey Spencer Hargrave followed by a reception.

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Feb 6 | Photos from BCA/Longwood Opening Reception

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Check out some photos from BCA/Longwood Arts Project opening reception for Lasting Legacies and Dubbed: Lady K Fever Exhibitions!

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Philippe Safire | Video Profile

In his work entitled Last Summer, Philippe Safire explores the theme of memory and dreams. This multimedia installation is suspended in the middle of the exhibition space.

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