Innuendos: The Voices of 10 Bronxite Women—Tomorrow at The Andrew Freedman Home (Along With Another Art Show Opening!)

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Tomorrow, Friday, March 6 from 5:30PM – 9:30PM, you’ll get TWO art openings under one roof as the BxArts Factory launches their first exhibition called ‘Innuendos: The Voices of 10 Bronxite Women‘, and the Andrew Freedman Home Artists in Residence II Annual Art Exhibition featuring 15 artists and their works.

Information on Innuendos is as follows:

An Art Exhibition: Innuendos


in•nu•en•do noun \ˌin-yə-ˈwen-(ˌ)dō, -yü-ˈen-\

a statement which indirectly suggests that someone has done something immoral, improper, etc.

an oblique allusion : hint, insinuation; especially: a veiled or equivocal reflection on character or reputation

This collection of works by ten women artists from The Bronx seeks to connect you to the female form. We wish to celebrate women, body and spirit, through metaphors intended to destroy the stigmatism of women’s bodies and to reflect the elegance of the female form through its closeness to the universe.

Innuendos, is a forum for artists and members of the community to discuss the problems women face in this new age, including how our accomplishments continue to be ignored by many members of our society. The works explore and bring light to how the bodies and spirits of women have been affected or negatively influenced by constant sexualization, commercialization and enslavement. The presentation of these conceptual works is also meant to illustrate the different societal elements that have shaped ideas of the female form in an attempt to incarcerate women’s freedoms and power in a patriarchal society.

The art exhibition will take place just in time for Women’s History Month and is defined by a multimedia collection of works that reflect a variety of styles and representations of women. The show is co-curated by Yelaine Rodriguez and Yolanda L. Rodriguez and produced in part by BxArts Factory

Invited artists: Laura Alvarez , Laura N James, Ijeoma D. Iheanacho, Elena Bouza, Sharon Lee De La Cruz, Yelaine Rodriguez, Melan Dolly, Melissa Calderón, Abigail DeVille and Yarisa Colon Espacio Asiray)

Amazing Music by DJ: Cat Fasanella

The show will include Additional Programming:

March 18th: La Pluma y La Tinta: La Pluma: New Voices in the Boroughs: The Bronx, 7:00 – 9:00pm Get Tickets Here:
March 20th: Video/Photo Presentation and Panel: reImagine project by Ijeoma D. Iheanacho, 6:30 – 9:00pm
April 1st: Closing Reception with Artists Talk and Performances 6:30



Oh and don’t forget that you can head over to The Bronx Museum of the Arts for a THIRD event at the same time just across the street as they are hosting a segment of the Armory Show!

The Andrew Freedman Home is located at 1125 Grand Concourse at 167th Street:

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Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.