FREE Online Event! RSVP Here!
May 16 to 21st, 2020
What would it be like to put creatives at the center of the conversation about the future of The Bronx?
We are proud to partner with Jane Gabriels and PEPATIÁN in bringing together diverse cultural and community leaders to talk about issues impacting the future of the Boogie Down, and how arts and culture can be a conduit towards a better tomorrow.
RSVP Required: Please submit the RSVP Form for each event you wish to attend. We will reply via email with a link to the Zoom room.
SCHEDULE of EVENTS:
Saturday MAY 16 @ 6:30pm
Caridad de La Luz + Lady Lee
Presented in collaboration with The Poet’s Passage.
Spoken word artists Caridad de La Luz and Lady Lee perform choice selections of their orginal works, and talk about their current collaboration at Poet’s Passage in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
THE SCOPE: ARTIST FORUM
Tuesday MAY 19 @ 6:30pm
Fana Fraser, Jane Gabriels, Julia Gutiérrez Rivera, Arnaldo J. López, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz Klotz
As the world and normal day life transforms during this pandemic crisis, the time calls for artists to speak on the economy of creativity, the artist resilience, versatility, being an artist, and moving the future of the Bronx with integrated access, equity, and justice. This conversation will look at these issues and the artists who are performing and participating in the Artist Lens | Our Bronx Future.
PAST + PRESENT
Wednesday MAY 20 @ 6:30pm
Ron Kavanaugh with Stephanie Alvarado and Branden Janese
Books Build Community! As society continues to be deconstructed by pandemics and politics, how can we use literary narratives to build community and create spaces that leverage restorative conversations related to gentrification, social justice, women’s empowerment, criminal justice, and racial inequality?
Thursday MAY 21 @ 6:30pm
Caridad de La Luz, Cynthia Paniagua, Julio Figueroa, Rodrick Bell
“Bronx Indigenous, Land & Waters – A Conversation in the Round” is a coming together of shared knowledge from indigenous teachings/perspectives, local waterways & land use in The Bronx. Featuring Caridad de La Luz, Cynthia Paniagua, Julio Figueroa/Drew Gardens, and Rodrick Bell/Bronx River Alliance.