Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Summer Garden Festival at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Here is information about a cinema, music and fashion festival taking place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. For any one who has not seen "City of God" by Frenando Meirelles, I highly recommend the film. It is one of my top 10 of all times.

Gregory
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Summer Garden Festival
Friday, Sep 9, 2011 at 6:00pm - 12:00 midnight
Join the festivities as MBSCC & Vishiva Real Management, in collaboration with The Bronx Museum of the Arts, present "Urban Nights of Cinema, Music, & Fashion" --an eclectic showcase of film, live music, and art.
The festival takes place August 26, September 9, 23, & 30. Click here for details.

MUSIC
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Retumba
Afro-centric Music, Jazz
Retumba is a unique all female dance and music ensemble that celebrates the human spirit with universal rhythms and resounding music.

FILM
8:45pm to 12am
City of God by Frenando Meirelles (2002, 130 min)
Rocket, a young boy growing up in a notorious Brazilian slum world navigates through its inherent dangers in search of love and his dreams. His passion to become a photographer propels him forward but will it be enough to escape the karmic chains of poverty, family violence and turf wars?

WHERE
Freedman on the Concourse
Andrew Freedman Home
1125 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10452

Admission
$20.00
$15.00 for Bronx Museum members. Tickets must be purchased in advanced. Click here.
Food and refreshments available for purchase.

Hosted by Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council & Vishiva Real Management
For complete festival details visit http://vishiva.org

1 comment:

SEMS Library Lady said...

This looks really fun! My daughter is moving back into her dorm today at Fordham, so I sent her the info. Thanks for sharing!