February 27, 2009: 2009, Issue 9
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Friday, Feb. 27, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Orchid Show returns to NYBG

Consistently recognized as a “blockbuster” winter flower show for its elaborate and kaleidoscopic displays of orchids, the New York Botanical Garden’s annual exhibition this season offers a new theme, design, and experience, all created by a new designer. The Orchid Show: Brazilian Modern, which runs February 28 through April 12, takes visitors on a stroll through a contemporary Brazilian garden. It’s a can’t miss showcase for garden lovers, modern art enthusiasts, and those in need of a flower fix or one-day tropical getaway to brighten winter blues. Comment.
Arts

Bronx Arts Ensemble jazz concert

Grammy-winning Latin jazz flutist Dave Valentin will appear at the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s annual jazz concert, Sat., Feb. 28 at 8 pm at the Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue, in an exciting evening of pop, R&B, Brazilian music and Latin jazz. Appearing with Valentin will be members of his quintet - Bill O’Connell, piano, Lincoln Goines, bass, Robby Ameen, drums and Richie Flores, congas. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

Bronx Times Reporter

Writer, producer discuss projects

James McSherry, the author of A Clean Street’s A Happy Street, and filmmaker and producer Wayne Gurman, visited eighth grade students at I.S. 192 on Thursday, February 11 to discuss McSherry’s book and upcoming short film project. Comment.
Arts

African Heritage celebration at the garden

On Thursday, February 12, The New York Botanical Garden featured the African Heritage Celebration hosted by Anthony Greene at the Arthur and Janet Ross Lecture Hall and Gallery. The event included Indigo Arts, artist Daren Chambers, storyteller Scottie Davis, urban farmer Karen Washington, poet James Clark Robinson. Comment.

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