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Bronx Council on the Arts


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1738 Hone Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718/931-9500
Fax: 718/409-6445
http://www.bronxarts.org

The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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Events

Big Read Kickoff at Ian Charles Scott Magic Realism art exhibit/book giveaway

We kick off the Big Read with this special art exhibition opening and will be informing the general public about all the coming Big Read events that will be coming for Oct/Nov 2014. Book giveaway too!

Event Location: Longwood Art Gallery, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Wed, Oct 1, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

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Westchester Square NYPL Children's Craft Workshop and Joel McDaniels performance

The Bronx Writers Center visits our host library to conduct a children's craft workshop with Rosemary Rivera followed by a special performance by storyteller and actor Joel McDaniels, based on themes of Poe!

Event Location: 2521 Glebe Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Oct 4, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

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Bobby Gonzalez Taino Zen book release party

Bronx poet Bobby Gonzalez will launch his new book of Bronx poetry, Taino Zen, and will discuss how Edgar Allan Poe's poetry has influenced him. Book giveaway and discussion.

Event Location: 1738 Hone Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Oct 4, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Poetry for Poe's Sake Workshop/Book Discussion with BRIO winner Orlando Ferrand

Guest poet and BRIO winner Orlando Ferrand visits with the Bronx Writers Center to conduct a workshop on the forms and techniques employed by Edgar Allan Poe in his unforgettable poetry.

Event Location: Bronx Council on the Arts, 2700 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Oct 11, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Women Respond to Poe Writing Workshop/Book Discussion

BRIO winner Peggy Robles Alvarado leads this workshop of readings, writing prompts and female reactions to the great works of Edgar Allan Poe, including a book discussion.

Event Location: Bronx Council on the Arts, 2700 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Oct 18, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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The Outsider's Perspective writing workshop

Charlie Vázquez will lead participants through this workshop and book discussion aimed at analyzing alienated and marginalized voices. Book give away as well.

Event Location: Bronx Council on the Arts, 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Oct 18, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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David Houston's Murder, Madness, and Poe

Actor David Houston takes on the role of Edgar Allan Poe and delivers this exciting theatrical performance at the dynamic Bronx Library Center in the Fordham disctrict where Poe once lived.

Event Location: Bronx Library Center, 310 E Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

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Bronx Historian Gary Hermalyn on Poe

Bronx historian Gary Hermalyn talks about Poe and the Bronx that he once lived in, a Bronx that is no more.

Event Location: Bronx Library Center, 310 E Kingsbridge, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Wed, Oct 29, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Day of the Dead Dance Celebration at BAAD!

The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance hosts this exciting multicultural evening of dramatic readings and dance performance based on and dedicated to Edgar Allan Poe.

Event Location: Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, 2474 Westchester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Nov 1, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Dramatic Irony Writing Workshop/Book Discussion

Charlie Vázquez, director of the Bronx Writers Center, hosts this exciting writing workshop that focuses on the use of dramatic irony in the terror and suspense genres.

Event Location: Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Sat, Nov 8, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Keynote Presentation "Poe in the Bronx" with historian Angel Hernandez

Bronx historian Angel Hernandez presents "Poe in the Bronx", a keynote lecture on the life of Edgar Allan Poe in the Bronx, the last years of his life.

Event Location: Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Sat, Nov 8, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

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Noir Atmosphere Writing Workshop/Book Discussion

Charlie Vázquez, director of the Bronx Writers Center, conducts this exciting writing workshop that examines the elements of noir aesthetic in fiction. What is noir atmosphere and how can it be cultivated in fiction writing?

Event Location: Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Elements of Terror and Suspense Writing Workshop/Book Discussion

Charlie Vázquez, director of The Bronx Writers Center, visits the Poe Park Visitor Center in the historic Fordham District to conduct this workshop on literary strategy as employed by the master, Poe himself.

Event Location: Poe Park Visitor Center, 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

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