Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Dec. 19, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Lehman College chorus presents concert

On Sunday, November 7, Lehman College and the 150-member Community Chorus performed their free Winter Concert in the Lehman College Performing Arts Center. The show was directed by Lehman Professor Diana Mittler-Battipaglia and accompanied by the Lehman Symphony Orchestra. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Organ showcase

Showcasing one of the oldest working organs in the country, Dr. Jan Piett Knijff performs classical music and holiday favorites, in a special concert, at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, in Mt. Vernon, NY, on Sun., December 21, at 2 pm. Dr. Knijff, the St. Paul’s concert organist in residence, will be accompanied by soprano in the recital on the 1833 Erben pipe organ. At 1 pm, storyteller and author Stephanie Mita shares seasonal tales and legends. Admission is free and refreshments are provided. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Island Nautical Museum goes back into commission

When the façade and entranceway for the City Island Nautical Museum caught fire in a suspicious blaze in 2007, those in charge of the more than 40-year-old society vowed to rebuild. Now, the City Island Historical Society’s Nautical Museum has been brought back into commission. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

School choir performs during stamp release

The U.S. Postal Service issued the 42-cent Christmas and holiday stamps at the 2008 Fall Postage Stamp Mega Event at Madison Square in late October and Preston High School’s Gospel Choir provided music for the celebration. After being asked to perform last year by Dr. Katherine Tobin, a member of the post office’s governing board and former Preston Board member, the choir was invited back and sang both traditional holiday music and gospel hymns. Dr. Peggy Morton is the choir’s faculty advisor and Senior Ebony Pulley serves as the group director. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

La Strada brings NYC-style food, service to Bronx

One restaurant in the Bronx entering into its second year of service continues bringing fine Italian cuisine to neighborhood. Read more…

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