Issues: Arts and Culture

Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force Update!

After the Joint Senate Hearing on the Elmendorf Reformed Church (EFC) African Burial Ground on March 19th, the office of Senator José M. Serrano and the rest of the Colonial African Burial Ground Task Force, co-chaired by Reverend Patricia Singletary and Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, have been meeting regularly to work toward the reclaiming, preserving, and official recognition of the burial ground. As the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is considering redeveloping the site in question, the area requires a series of environmental reviews, including an assessment of known and potential cultural resources.

August 4, 2010
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Senator Robach Takes Part in Puerto Rican Parade

On Saturday, July 31, Senator Robach took part in the Puerto Rican Parade in downtown Rochester. The parade started at Liberty Pole Way and ended at Frontier Field, the site of the Puerto Rican Festival, which ran from July 30th until August 1st. The theme for this year's parade was Recordando Nuestros Pueblos (Remembering our Hometowns). For more information on the Puerto Rican Festival, click here.

August 2, 2010
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FREE Movies Under the Stars Featuring "Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs"

Join Senator Peralta to watch "Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs" under the stars on a giant inflatable screen!  

Showtime is 8:30 PM.

August 27, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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SENATOR LAVALLE CELEBRATES WITH CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (far right) visited the Children’s Museum of the East End’s (CMEE) 2nd Annual “Under the Sea” Summer Family Fair where (l-r) museum Director Steve Long, Pirate Ryan O’Toole, and Mermaid Lauren O’Toole were happy to strike a pose with the Senator. 

July 27, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Joins Brooklyn's Premier Artists and Leading Environmental Groups to Sponsor an "Eco Art Community Festival" in Brooklyn's Prospect Park

On Sunday, July 25, 2010, NYS Senator Eric Adams will proudly join dozens of artists, vendors, and leading environmental groups to promote ‘greener’ habits and eco-friendly practices at the “Eco Art Community Festival.” (Senator Adams will appear at noon and be available to the media.)

July 23, 2010
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SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES 17 SUMMER CONCERTS

State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced his 2010 Summertime Symphonies. The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Senator Klein's office at 718-822-2049. See attached PDF for full details.

 

Monday, August 2nd - 7:00 PM

Philip James Orchestra

Pelham Gazebo, 20 5th Avenue, Pelham

Rain Location: Daronco Town House, 20 5th Avenue, Pelham

 

Tuesday, August 3rd - 7:00 PM

Just Nuts

49th Precinct Night Out Against Crime

Pelham Parkway North & Wallace Avenue

 

Wednesday, August 4th - 7:00 PM

The Bronx Wanderers

Loreto Park, between Haight & Tomlinson Avenue, Morris Park

July 22, 2010
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Jason Nazarro Concert

Rain Location: St. Barnabas Elementary School, 413 E. 241 St., Woodlawn

 

August 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Roxy Perry Concert

New Rochelle YMCA, 50 Weyman Avenue, New Rochelle

 

August 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The Marvelettes Concert

Rain Location: PS 121, 2750 Throop Avenue, Bronx

August 31, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Alive n Kickin’ Concert

Rain Date: September 1st, Ambrosini Field, Winters & Centre Street, City Island

August 30, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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FRANKIE AVALON CONCERT

Rain Location : PS 83, 950 Rhinelander Avenue, Bronx

August 26, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Wade Preston Concert

Rain Location: Bronxville High School Auditorium

August 25, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 19, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Strawberry Fields Concert

Rain Location: Tuckahoe Community Center 71 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe

 

August 18, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Godfrey Townsend Concert

Rain Location: PS 14, 3041 Bruckner Blvd., Bronx

August 17, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Alive n Kickin’ Concert

Rain Location: Mount Vernon Armory 144 North Fifth Ave, Mount Vernon

 

August 16, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Celtic Cross Concert

Rain Location: St Barnabas Elementary School, 413 E. 241 St., Woodlawn

August 12, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Risky Business Concert

Rain Location: Tuckahoe Community Center 71 Columbus Avenue, Tuckahoe

 

August 11, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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