Tag: Bronx Musical Heritage Center

Come Party With the Bronx Musical Heritage Center In Melrose With A Big Block Party

Enjoy outdoor festivities on a car-free street as WHEDco and the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) shut down the streets for live performances, face painting, games, free health screenings, arts activities, and much more! Lets wrap up the summer in proper block party fashion.

Melrose Community Meeting This Thursday To Discuss Findings of WHEDco & Bronx Health Reach Community Survey

WHEDco and Bronx Health Reach invites you, on Thursday, September 25th from 5:30PM – 7:00PM at DreamYard Project located at 1085 Washington Avenue (at 165th Street), to learn about the findings of the survey and give feedback on their findings.

As many Melrose residents and those who work here may recall, last year from Fall ’13 to Spring ’14 WHEDco and Bronx Health Reach conducted a survey which collected data from 1,000 people who live and or work within Melrose Zip Codes of 10451, 10455 and 10456. The survey asked many questions from health issues to safety to what types of amenities the community would like to see in the area.

Join Welcome2TheBronx For: ¡FUEGO! A Townhall Discussion About the Burning of the Bronx

Join Welcome2TheBronx and a roster of distinguished folks this Friday, September 12th to talk about the burning years of The Bronx. Event description is as follows:

A panel discussion about the tragic events and misguided policies that almost led to the complete destruction of a major U.S. city and the residents who decided to stay and fight to re-claim their neighborhoods and brought them back from the ashes of neglect, economic opportunism and political indifference. Panelists include:

Boogie Down Booth Gives Folks A Spot To Sit & Listen To Music On Freeman Street

Thanks to Elena Martinez of the Bronx Musical Heritage Center folks will have a spot to sit while waiting for the bus — and enjoy a variety of musical selections specially curated by Martinez herself.

Located at the Freeman Street Subway Station on the 2/5 line on the corner of Southern Boulevard and Louise Niñe Boulevard, ‘Boogie Down Bench’ is a project intended to give life to otherwise dormant spaces throughout the city and was one of the projects selected, specifically in areas under the subway El, bridges and overpasses.

Seis Del Sur Returns With A New, Contemporary Exhibition

Saturday, January 19, 2013, was the night that the South Bronx came home. Seis Del Sur opened their first ever exhibition as a collective at the Bronx Documentary Center. The opening night and subsequent 6 weeks of programming was record-breaking for these 6 Nuyorican photographers from the South Bronx. It was an event filled with, laughter, tears of both joy and sadness.

Now, 18 months later, join Seis Del Sur at The Bronx Musical Heritage Center this Friday July 25th as they launch their latest exhibition, this time showing contemporary work.