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Jacques d’Amboise, a nationally renowned ballet dancer who in later years taught dance for free to many children across teh city, died Sunday at 86. more
The Bronx Arts Ensemble has a new executive director, and her name is Judith Insell. more
It's always a great day for community journalism, but Friday was even more special for The Riverdale Press team after winning eight statewide awards at the New York Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including one of the organization's most prestigious: the Past Presidents' Award for General Excellence. more
Getting back to school hasn’t been easy for many, but it’s been especially difficult for New York City. more
For anyone who has a chance to look across the Hudson River from the Bronx side, it’s a lot of views of the Palisades. But when people from the New Jersey side look back toward us, what do they see? A dozen Cuban-born artists who live on the other side of the Hudson have come together for “Shifting Streams: Twelve Artists by the Hudson River,” bringing a mix of watercolor, photography and more to the walls of Hostos’ Longwood Art Gallery. more
Mass was celebrated a few weeks back at St. Margaret of Cortona Church for Sister Frances Devine, who died Oct. 5 in Dobbs Ferry. She was 102. more
Step aside, Stephane Grappelli — There’s a new jazz string musician in town. And she also happens to be the new artistic director for the Bronx Arts Ensemble. Bronx native and professional jazz violist Judith Insell has reached a new administrative height in a long history of organizational leadership. more
Inside the college’s art gallery — be it in-person or safely through a computer screen — executive director Bartholomew Bland tries to inject as much life as he can into a seemingly dead grounds. more
People are stuck at home, many not able to leave, disconnected from things we take for granted, like groceries and medication. It’s the “new normal” as politicians have called it, life during a pandemic. But Rachel Ngu couldn’t sit idly by. more
Henry Chalfant entered the graffiti scene of 1970s New York not as a painter, but as an artist of another kind. Inspired by the colorful paint that was splashed across subway cars and buildings, Chalfant started taking photographs of what he saw. more
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