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Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the
hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse
   
Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September) at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse. The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley ride and admission to participating venues along its route are free. The Bronx Culture Trolley vehicle is wheelchair accessible.
   

Directions: Hostos Community College is located at 450 Grand Concourse near 149th Street in the Bronx. Take the 2, 4 & 5 trains or Bx1, Bx19 buses to Grand Concourse and 149 Street. More detailed directions.

Group Reservations: Call 718-931-9500 x33 or e-mail trolley@bronxarts.org.

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Wednesday, decEMber 3, 2014

 

ALONG THIS MONTH's TROLLEY ROUTE

5:00-9:00  |  BCA’s LONGWOOD ART GALLERY @ HOSTOS

450 Grand Concourse at 149th St.  | 718-518-6728

  • FROM WICK TO MOTT HAVEN: THE MAGIC REALISM OF IAN CHARLES SCOTT features 26 paintings of which magical elements are a natural part of an otherwise mundane environment that stretches from Scott’s Northern Scotland hometown of Wick to his Hostos Community College studio.
  • 5/150 showcases the artwork of 5 of Scott’s former students — all of whom are now professional artists who got their start in the Hostos Painting Studio in room 150.
  • Bronx Memoir Project Book Release Event
    BCA and the Bronx Writers Center proudly releases the Bronx Memoir Project – Volume 1, an unprecedented collection of over fifty Bronx memoir fragments, as penned by our very own residents.


7:00  | HOSTOS REPERTORY THEATER
450 Grand Concourse at 149th St. | 718-518-4455

  • Outside the Bachx
    Full Circle Productions, a hip-hop/dance/theater company, presents this work-in-progress set to a Bach concerto played by renowned concert pianist Cristina Altamura.

5:00-8:00  |  BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St. | 718-681-6000

  • 5:30-7:30: Readings & Conversations
    Hop off The Bronx Trolley and hear a reading of excerpts from Anabella Lenzu’s Unveiling Motion and Emotion and explore the importance of dance, community, choreography and dance pedagogy.
  • 5:45-7:45: Free Guided Tour of the Museum’s Current Exhibitions
    Here I Am: Photographs by Lisa Leone features photographs that open portals to the people who forged and continue to influence the energy that is hip hop;
    Beyond the Supersquare is an exhibition by 30+ artists and 60+ Latin American and Caribbean influenced artworks;
    Rethinking the Garde Casita features a traditional casita engineered to function off the grid in the event of a citywide disaster;
    In Print / Imprint: Works from the Permanent Collectionfeatures a collection of prints and graphic artworks by artists of African, Asian, and Latin American descent from the Museum’s Permanent Collection;
    Michael Joo: Suture, a culmination of research about Cameron’s Line, the geological rift from Manhattan and the Bronx, through Ridgefield, Connecticut, and ultimately into Vermont.

5:30-7:45  | ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME
1125 Grand Concourse (between 166 & McClellan Streets) | 718-681-6000

  • Suspicious Activity
    This two-person exhibition by Josué Guarionex and Melissa Calderón melds political and ecological concepts with the ritual and symbolic significance of materiality and process.
  • The evening will also include an artist walk-through gallery talk, open studios and live music.

5:30-7:30  |  BRONX DOCUMENTARY CENTER
614 Courtlandt Ave | 718-993-3512

  • Miradas
    Contemporary Mexican Photographers features the work of five Mexican and Mexican-American photographers who focus their lenses on the complex duality of their lives and on the United States itself.

5:30-7:30  |  BRONXARTSPACE
305 E. 140th St., btwn 3rd & Alexander Aves | 718-401-8144 or 718-589-5819

  • Bronx Latin American Art Bienniel 2014
    A group exhibition featuring works by 19 artists.

5:30-8:30  | WALLWORKS

9 Bruckner Blvd. |  917-825-9342

  • POINT. FOCUS. CLICK.
    A group photography exhibition mixing photographers based in the Bronx, photographers
    who use the Bronx as their subject matter and photographers from all over New York
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5:30-8:30pm | CHARLIE'S BAR & KITCHEN

39 Lincoln Ave. (btwn Bruckner Blvd. and E. 134th St) | 718-684-2338

  • Wind down your trolley night with Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen. View the art on the walls, test your trivia knowledge with Wednesday Night Trivia and enjoy their Wednesday night Beer and Burger special.

 

The Bronx Council on the Arts thanks Bronx Tourism Council, Barefoot Wines & Bubbly, Capital One Bank, Crown Trophy of the Bronx, En Foco, Fox Networks, MAS Marketing & Advertising Solutions, Montefiore Medical Center, the Throgg's Neck Merchants Association, and Wellcare for supplying the give-aways for our Bronx Culture Trolley nights.

 


 

A Special Thanks to our Funders and Supporters

The Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts & Culture Tour is a program of:

  • Bronx Council on the Arts
  • Bronx Cultural Card
  • Bronx Tourism Council

It is made possible with funding from:

  • NYC Department of Cultural Affair,
  • NYS Council on the Arts
  • Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation
  • Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.
  • Hostos Community College
  • NYC Council Member James Vacca
  • Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
  • Bronx Delegation of the City Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about the The Bronx Trolley: Arts & Culture Tour, email trolley@bronxarts.org or call 718-931-9500 x33


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