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TONIGHT * FRIDAY, JULY 11 @ 6 pm Pelham Bay Park - Middletown Road and Stadium Ave.
AFRO-CUBAN AND LATIN JAZZ Master percussionist Bobby Sanabria and his band
First appearance at BAE SummerMusic Presented by Councilman James Vacca

Bobby Sanabria is a 7x Grammy nominated as a leader American drummer of Puerto Rican descent who is also a percussionist, composer, arranger producer, documentary film producer, educator and a writer.

http://www.bobbysanabria.com/

DIRECTIONS
Pelham Bay Park is located in the northeast corner of the Bronx and is serviced by the Bruckner Expressway/New England Thruway (I-95) combination. Pelham Parkway serves as a crosstown route to the park.

From the New England Thruway (I-95) South Take I-95 South to the Westchester Avenue exit. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

From the Bruckner Expressway Take the Bruckner Expressway north and exit at the Lafayette Avenue exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From the I-95 North Take I-95 north and exit at the Country Club Road/Pelham Bay Park exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From Pelham Parkway, eastbound Take Pelham Parkway eastbound past Eastchester Road and get into the right lane. Go through the next light and make a right turn onto the Pelham Parkway service road. (Be careful not to get onto the Hutchinson River Parkway.) Follow the service road around to a stop sign and under the IRT No. 6 train and head south along the Bruckner Expressway service road. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

Public Transportation Pelham Bay Park can be reached by the IRT No. 6 train to the last stop; the Bx5, Bx12, and Qbx1 buses to the train station; the Bx29 to the City Island Traffic Circle; or Westchester bus No. 45 to the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. To get to the park take the pedestrian bridge from the train station down to the park side, walk toward the brick building/parkhouse, and go past the back heading straight toward the tennis courts. Once past the tennis courts, the track will be visible. Concert is on the opposite side of the track, next to the parking lot.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

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Saturday, April 28
10 a.m.-1 p.m.Volunteer Garden Clean-up Day

Roll up your sleeves and don your gardening gloves to help us keep the garden and grounds of BPMM looking beautiful.

Light breakfast available. Please wear long sleeves, pants, and sturdy footwear and bring work gloves if you have them.

Garden Clean-Up Day sponsored bycon ed horizontal

Cost Free Registration requested 718.885.1461 info@bpmm.org

Exhibition Talk: Florence Boogaerts

Gardens of the World

Sunday, April 29 Florence Boogaerts
4:30 p.m.

Things go better?

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Eric Clapton may need no introduction, unless you've been living in a cave. May I begin with this septuagenarian guitar hero strolling onstage and then putting his band through its paces in his unique brand of British blues?

https://youtu.be/VmLQes4tmtM

https://youtu.be/bocDpFVhyDw

https://youtu.be/kntzQiaFzOQ

https://youtu.be/tyw8Hg3jpoA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX5USg8_1gA

That Time Eric Clapton Almost Became a Beatle http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/news/a39896/beatles-eric-clapton-la... via @Esquire

Live Jazz Webcasts

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Live Webcasts from Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Live webcasts from Jazz at Lincoln Center will continue on Thursday evenings at 9:30pm EST. If you can't make it in person, be sure to check out tonight's live webcast featuring Trio Da Paz.

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Thursday, August 30

Trio Da Paz: The Music of Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto

http://jalc.org/live/?utm_source=MKTG%3A+Webcasts+8%2F30&utm_campaign=We...

BALLOTS COUNT

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U.S. Senate now has 54 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and one independent. The 2016 election takes place on November 8, 2016. There are 34 seats up in 2016, of which 24 are held by Republicans. Note that 4 or 5 seat shift will represent control.

This 3-part Senate map of the current Senate, make a forecast for the 2016 Senate elections and see the composition of the 2017 Senate based on those predictions.

2016 United States Congressional election involves a total of 435 House seats, which out of are up for election on November 8, 2016. http://www.270towin.com/2016-senate-election/

Digital Public Library America

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Digital Public Library of America, which launches today aims to provide an alternative to Google for those looking for American cultural information online.

Visitors will be able to view, for example, letters penned by George Washington, a copy of the Declaration of Independence in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson, and ambrotype and daguerreotype images of Abraham Lincoln.

MULTICULTURAL ATTRACTIONS

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SEPTEMBER 2013

Sept 18-21, "2013 ADCOLOR Awards & Industry Conference,"
ADCOLOR, Los Angeles, CA. http://adcolor.org/

Sept 19-20, "Network and Affinity Leadership Congress,"

NALC, Chicago, IL. http://www.diversitybestpractices.com/node/9787

Sept 19-20, "7th Annual 2013 Business Leaders Conference & Awards Gala," Diversity MBA Magazine, Chicago, IL. http://diversitymbamagazine.com/event/diversitymba-7th-annual-leadership...

Sept 19-21, "5th Annual Asian MBA Leadership Conference & Career Exposition," Asian MBA, NYC. http://www.asianmba.org

Sept 23, "Here Are All the Black People," Advertising Week, NYC. http://www.advertisingweek.com/calendar/?date=2013-09-26

Sept 24, "Culturally Competent Healthcare," Diversity Inc., Newark, NJ. www.diversityinc.com

Sept 25, "Diversity Achievement and Mosaic Awards & Forum," AAF, NYC. http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=198

Sept 25, "Hispanic Sports Marketing Forum," Portada Online, NYC.

http://www.portada-online.com

Sept 25, "3rd Annual Champions of Diversity Awards Luncheon," The Ohio Conference NAACP, Columbus, OH, http://bit.ly/164HR70

Sept 26, "Uniworld Presents "Listen: The New Multicultural," Advertising Week, NYC. http://www.advertisingweek.com/calendar/?date=2013-09-26

Sept 26, "Total Market: From Ethnicity to Culture," Advertising Week, NYC. http://www.advertisingweek.com/calendar/?date=2013-09-26

Sept 26, "Creating Meaningful Digital Connections with Multicultural Consumers," Advertising Week, NYC. http://www.advertisingweek.com/calendar/?date=2013-09-26

Sept 26, "Engaging Hispanic Consumers Across Language, Markets & Platforms," Advertising Week, NYC. http://www.advertisingweek.com/calendar/?date=2013-09-26

Sept 26, "7th Annual Hispanic Advertising and Media Conference," Portada Online, NYC. http://www.portada-online.com

Sept 26, "Multicultural Mix and Mingle 3.0," Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) and Cable Advertising Bureau (CAB), NYC. https://awny.org/events/detail/event/multicultural-mix-and-mingle-3-0 Contact:Lynn J. Branigan, Executive Director, AWNY, 212-221-7969, lynn.branigan@awny.org

Sept 27-28, "2013 South Asian Media and Marketing Conference and Awards," SAMMA, NYC. http://www.sammaconference.org/

OCTOBER 2013

Oct 1, "Meet the Media: Top Multicultural Editors," PRSA, NYC.
http://prsany.org/meetinginfo.php?id=126&ts=1375910535

Oct 2, 11th Annual Hispanic Television Summit, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, NYC. Contact: Jennifer Ware, 917-281-4718, jware@nbmedia.com.

Oct 2-4, "Fall Broadcast Management Conference," NABOB, Washington, D.C.
http://nabob.org/events_fbmc.html

Oct 2-5, "NAHP Annual Convention and Business Expo," NAHP, Anaheim, CA.
http://www.nahp.org/

Oct 3, "New York City 'Cloud Gathering' Conference 'Innovation, Disruption & Transformation'," Digital Diversity Network, NYC. http://ddno.org/

Oct 3, "The 13th Annual Power of Urban Radio," Kizart Media Partners and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters, Washington, D.C. http://www.nabob.org/

Oct 3-5, "Women of Distinction Summit," Women of Excellence, Beverly Hills, CA. Contact: Info@sherrieburrellconsulting. http://sherrieburrellconsulting.com

Oct 3-6, "2013 Conference & Career Fair," NBPRS, Atlanta, GA.
http://www.nbprs.org/2013-annual-conference.html

Oct 8-9, "27th Annual NAMIC Conference," (as part of Diversity Week), NAMIC National, NYC. http://namic.com/events/index.php

Oct 8-10, "13th Annual Wall Street Summit," NAA, NYC.
http://www.naaonline.org/article.html?aid=640

Oct 9, "25th Annual American Celtic Ball," The Ireland Chamber of Commerce, NYC.
http://www.iccusa.org/events.html

Oct 9, "Annual Sustainability Summit,"
New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council, NYC.
http://nynjmsdc.org/calendar/

Oct 15, "2013 New York Conference,"
Women Leadership Exchange, NYC.
http://www.womensleadershipexchange.com/index.php?pagename=newyork2013

Oct 16, "Talent Development: Diversity-Strategies Event & Special Awards Dinner,"

Diversity, Inc., NYC. http://www.diversityinc.com/events-talentdevelopment-2013

THE O’JAYS

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Featuring original group members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its 33rd season with the return of one the most important soul music groups of the past 40 years, THE O’JAYS, on Saturday, January 11th, 2014 at 8pm. Still going strong, the O’Jays epitomized the Philly sound with their smooth, rich harmonies, elaborate arrangements, and a touch of contemporary funk. With 24 Top Ten hits, including “Love Train,” “Backstabbers,” “Use Ta Be My Girl” and “For the Love of Money,” they have earned ten gold albums, with nine going platinum; ten number one hits; and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

The Bronx Bombers and Lots More for Sports Fans

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City Island's close proximity to Yankee Stadium, along with The NY Mets and other home teams, makes this one of the top cities in the country for major leaguel sports. After all, the Big Apple has a total of nine professional sports teams that make up a list of the who’s who in sports history. Between the Mets, Yankees, Jets, Giants, and the Knicks, New York City also counts some of the most wildly-committed sports fanatics to enjoy these games.

Midsummer Night Swing

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Do you prefer Classic Swing, Disco, Cajun, or Salsa? This NYC open-air participatory dance festival is organized by Lincoln Center and has something for everyone.

The 26th year old three-week festival will spark a new love and features a different live act each night with a dance instructor on hand to teach you a few moves.

Some of the highlights include a disco night with the Loser’s Lounge performing the music of ABBA, the Hot Sardines serving up New Orleans’s jazz, and the fabulous Willie Rosario y Su Orquesta dishing out the salsa on July 4th.

http://midsummernightswing.org/

10/29 @ LEHMAN CENTER

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