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Friday, April 17, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Greatest botanical artist featured at NYBG

An exhibition entitled Georg Ehret: The Greatest Botanical Artist of the 1700s opens on April 18 in the William D. Rondina and Giovanni Foroni LoFaro Gallery of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library at The New York Botanical Garden. The spring 2009 exhibition will explore the life and work of one of the greatest botanical illustrators of all time, Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770). This exhibition will gather together for the first time for public viewing magnificent examples of Ehret’s paintings from public and private collections, alongside his published works from the holdings of the Mertz Library. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Benedict’s choir director one-of-a-kind

Ann Myers considers the St. Benedict’s choir family. They’ve been singing and swaying together for so long. Myers has been with the choir for 28 years, and she’s a newcomer. Read more…
Arts

2009 Summer Enrichment Camp open

Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation announces its 2009 Summer Enrichment Camp which will include sports (baseball, basketball, soccer, bowling), academic enrichment activities, swimming twice weekly, field trips including NY Hall of Science, Museum of Natural History, Bronx Zoo, etc., performing and cultural arts, environmental education, and breakfast, lunch and a snack served daily. Read more…
Arts

Riverdale Choral Society presents spring concert

The Riverdale Choral Society will present its spring concert titled Music Of Spain And The Americas. It features Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s exciting Romancero Gitano, a setting of the poetry of Spain’s Federico Garcia-Lorca. Under the direction of John Lettieri, the chorus will perform the Romancero accompanied by well-known guitarist Oren Fader. They will also perform works in Latin and Spanish by Argentine, Mexican and United States composers, both acappella and accompanied by pianists Mavis Pan and Indah Hertanto. Read more…

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Yankee Stadium, Hard Rock open for business

Iris Nunez of Kingsbridge, 55, bounced down River Avenue. Read more…
Arts

Earth and Arbor Day celebrations at NYBG

Celebrate Earth Month at The New York Botanical Garden throughout April as part of the global observance of environmental awareness. Earth Day is April 22 and Arbor Day is April 24, but the garden offers rich programming throughout the month as part of the celebration, including tree plantings, garden openings, new exhibitions, picnics, and poetry. Read more…
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