Friday, March 27, 2009

Event Reminders: TGIF!

Bronx Revolution Party @ Bruckner Bar & Gallery
This month's indie rock party and show featuring The Kezners, Boombox Repair Kit, Adam Underground and DJ Xio is tonight, 3/27, at 10pm at Bruckner Bar & Gallery. Bands, bar, djs, dancing, art, drink specials... What more could you ask for? Cost is $7, or $5 if you bring a copy of their flyer with you. Click here for more info.

Bronx Green-Up Workshop
'Creating a Children’s Garden' - This hands-on workshop will provide ideas and steps on creating garden spaces for children. Learn how to build a safe learning environment that is fun for kids by helping us start a children’s area at this community garden. RSVP recommended. Send an e-mail to or call 718.817.8026. Saturday, March 28 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Fordham Bedford Lotbusters • East 193rd Street and Bainbridge Avenue. Click here for more info about Bronx Green-Up.

Orchid Show Concert and Café Scientifique
Saturday, March 28, 5 p.m. - Come early to spend the afternoon strolling through a lush tropical Brazilian garden at The Orchid Show: Brazilian Modern, then join WQXR’s Annie Bergen for a live broadcast of Argentinean pianist Mirian Conti in the magnificent Arthur and Janet Ross Lecture Hall. After the concert, converse with Garden experts such as Marc Hachadourian, Curator of The Orchid Show, at Café Scientifique, an informal discussion of the exhibition and research at the Garden. Concert begins at 5 p.m., immediately followed by the reception. All attendees receive a complimentary glass of wine. Advance purchase strongly suggested. Click here for tickets.

Forever Freestyle Three @ Lehman
Popular freestyle artists from the late 1980s will perform chart-topping hits like "Party Your Body," "Show Me," "Come Into My Arms," "A Day of my Life Without You," and "Where Are You Tonight." Performance will be tomorrow, 3/28, at 8pm. Tickets range from $50 to $35. Click here for more info.

Cabaret & The Concourse Concert @ Wave Hill
Sunday, 3/29, 2pm - More vitality than any stage can hold, Barbara Brussell is a Grand Concourse of energy. Songs from The Fantastics, Carousel, and New York New York spotlight her high-school-date excitement, with a new song by Ray Jessel. Tickets: $15 Member; $24 Non-member; $21 Student and Senior 65+. Advance purchase recommended; call 718.549.3200 x385. Click here for more info. Also, click here for info regarding this weekend's Family Art project at Wave Hill.

Free Dance Performance @ Lehman
BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM) announces its 30th anniversary performance, Defining Diversity, and founding director Islene Pinder’s 80th birthday celebration performance at Lehman College’s Lovinger Theatre, March 30, 2009. The New York City-based company promotes a new vision of contemporary dance fusing ballet and modern with Balinese theatre and diverse cultural dance styles. The specially designed program was created for the occasion to highlight a variety of traditional dance styles, guest artists and companies, and BALAM’s cutting-edge fusion repertoire. This free performance is open to the public and presented by the Freshman Year Initiative at Lehman College with Phyllis Cash, Coordinator for Special Programs. Performance begins at 11am. Click here for more info.


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