National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Bronx Council on the Arts


Contact Info

1738 Hone Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

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

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston

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Events

New Bronx Culture Trolley Big Read kickoff event with the Bronx WritersCorps Teaching Artists presentation Event

Our WritersCorps Teaching Artists perform in response to the book and open the forum for a discussion on African American politics and culture as pertains to the South Bronx.

Event Location: Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456

Date: Wed, Apr 2, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Baby Steps or Finding Zora: a workshop on taking the first small steps to fulfilling your artistic goals

One of our BRIO winners leads this exciting workshops! Also arranged as a book discussion forum.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

In Progress: Character and Characterization workshop and book discussion

Analyzing character and characterization as applies to Their Eyes Were Watching God. Writing and discussion session.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Tue, Apr 8, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Poetry of the People workshop with Bonafide Rojas

Bronx poet Bonafide Rojas leads this exciting workshop for poets of color and othes.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Laura Alvarez printmaking workshop and book giveaway

Artist Laura Alvarez leads a printmaking workshop and we will be giving away books while she does.

Event Location: Huntington Free Library, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Apr 19, 2014
Time: 12:30pm – 3:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Women in Creative Rebellion - an evening of poetry, workshops and an open mic

Women Bronx poets and activists provide workshops, performances and crafts vending opportunities. Book giveaway table.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, Apr 19, 2014
Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Phyllis Bowdwin and Company with Keynote Speaker Candice Jenkins

BRIO Phyllis Bowdwin and her book club friends perform theatrical responses to Zora Neale Hurston, followed by our special keynote speaker, the professor Candice Jenkins, from Hunter College.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Mon, Apr 28, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

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Community Arts Tuesday Open Mic and book discussion

Performers and actors Chad Carstarphen, Juliette Jeffers, and Jamali Corniel perform original monologues and read from Their Eyes Were Watching God.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Tue, Apr 29, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

In Progress: 2 Workshops - Setting as Character and Excavating Your Past

Charlie Vazquez leads these writing workshop as pertains to Their Eyes Were Watching God, plus book discussion.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sun, May 4, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Big Read Seniors' Performance with live drumming and dancing

The Bombazo Dance Company performs their blend of Afro-Caribbean drumming and dancing for our various seniors' groups. Also, book giveaway.

Event Location: Lincoln Hospital Theater, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Mon, May 5, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Teen Students' Visual Arts Presentation in Response to Their Eyes Were Watching God

The Bronx Writers Center partners with The Point to inspire visual arts responses to Their Eyes Were Watching God, by their teen and young women's arts departments.

Event Location: The Point, 940 Garrison St, Bronx, NY 10474

Date: Tue, May 6, 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Bronx Culture Trolley and Longwood Gallery book discussion

The Bronx Writers Center conducts a book giveaway and book discussion with various students from Hostos Community College.

Event Location: Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451

Date: Wed, May 7, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Fair at the Square book giveaway and read-aloud

Volunteers from the Bronx Writers Center perform read-alouds to the general public and incite a book discussion and free giveaway.

Event Location: Westchester Square, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Sat, May 10, 2014
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

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In Progress: Elements of Suspense workshop and book discussion

Charlie Vazquez leads this writing workshop as pertains to Their Eyes Were Watching God, plus book discussion.

Event Location: 2700 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

Date: Fri, May 16, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 12:00pm

Book: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Big Read Kickoff Celebration!

The Bronx Council on the Arts launches the BIG READ with theatrical readings of Edgar Allan Poe by local actors and writers. This will happen alongside Prof. Ian Scott's large-scale painting exhibit.

Event Location: Longwood Art Gallery, 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451

Date: Wed, Jul 9, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

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