Monday, March 31, 2008
The Bronx Culture Trolley rolls again on April 2nd with a full evening of free activities and a special launching of CrossBRONX, Bronx Council on the Arts’ New Online Literary Publication. This month’s trolley night also includes a “Meet & Greet” to welcome the new Association of Hispanic Arts Executive Director Bienvenida (Beni) Matías at at the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos along with a viewing of its current exhibition Congos, Guloyas y Altares: Afro-Dominican Images.
The exhibitions continue at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx Museum’s Project Space, Blanka Amezkua’s Bronx Blue Bedroom Project, Bruckner Gallery, and Haven Arts Gallery. There will also be trips to the Alexander Avenue Antiques District and, as always, the night will wind down at J. Maxson’s Bar & Grill with some easy-listening jazz by the Ethereal Jazz Quartet. The Bronx Culture Trolley is a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA).
The launching of the first issue of BCA’s CrossBRONX will feature readings of selected works by some of the contributing writers of its first issue.
CrossBRONX, an online publication, will be published three times per year encompassing the best writing and digital art with a primary focus on Bronx writers and artists, both emerging and established.
For more information, go to www.bronxarts.org.