Bronx River Festival: La Sovietika

Bronx River Festival: La Sovietika

Bronx River Art Center (BRAC) in collaboration with the Bronx River Alliance presents La Sovietika for the Bronx River Festival:

 

Saturday July 13th at 3:00pm, Bronx River Forest's Burke Bridge

 

As part of this year's Bronx River Festival, the Bronx River Art Center proudly presents the Caribbean rhythms and dance grooves from our borough's own La Sovietika.

This event is part of the Bronx River Festival a FREE celebration of the Bronx River from 12pm-4pm

Lots of activities on deck for the entire family including:
Free community paddles
Guided Ramble Tours
Nature scavenger hunt
Planting and plant rescue
Free bike loans
Field games
Face-painting
Community resource info
Entertainment
Capoiera Arts...and much more!
No reservation required but get there early for good seating. Since the event is outside, rain dates will be announced 12 hrs before the performances at our website www.bronxriverart.org.

BRAC's unique performing arts events of contemporary and traditional music and dance has been a crowd pleaser with it artistic accessibility and family friendly brand of cutting-edge art.

About the artist of this years line up:

La Sovietika is a Bronx-based ensemble that plays a blend of Caribbean roots music with modern dance grooves. Their live performances are full-on, hip-shaking parties powered by a raw musical sound.

Ivory Nuñez - percussion & vocals
Jorge Subervi - bass & vocals
Danny Guillen - keyboards & vocals
Jose Madera - drums

 

 

Directions:
Bronx River Forest - Burke BridgeBurke Ave & Bronx River Pkwy

Subway:
D train to 205 St, 2 train to Burke Ave

Bus:
Bx41/Bx55 to Webster Ave & E 204 St
Bx25, Bx26 to Kazimiroff Blvd and the Allerton Ballfields
Bx39 to White Plains Rd. Disembark at Burke Ave or Allerton Ave
Bx10, Bx16, Bx30,Bx34 all stop at the D Train, 205th St Station

Car:
Bronx River Parkway to Allerton Ave exit. Turn east onto Allerton Ave. then left onto Bronx Park East. Travel north to Burke Ave. Stairway down to Bronx River Forest is on the left at Burke Ave.

To Access Burke Bridge:

From Burke Ave stairway:
Follow Greenway path straight (west) and go under the Bronx River overpass to Burke Bridge.

From Allerton Ballfields and E 204th St stairway:
A Bronx River Forest Interpretive sign and map is located across from the bottom of this stairway. Turn left onto Greenway path at bottom of stairs. This path tracks back into the forest. Bear right, then left at the fork, follow path through new plantings in the floodplain, and bear right to Burke Bridge.

 

Bronx River Art Center
1087 E. Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY 10460
T (718) 589-5819
info@bronxriverart.org

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GALLERY HOURS:
Wednesday - Friday: 3 - 6 PM
Saturday: 12 - 5 PM
Gallery hours are only in effect during the
exhibition dates.

OFFICE & CENTER HOURS:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10:30 - 4 PM

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DIRECTIONS TO CENTER:  By Train: Take #2 or #5 to West Farms Square/East Tremont. Walk one block east to Bronx Street. By Bus: Take #'s B9, 21, 36, 40, 42, or Q44 to East Tremont and Boston Road. By Car: Take Bruckner Expressway to Sheridan Expressway, and exit at East Tremont Ave. Turn left at the traffic light one block down onto East Tremont. Turn left after one block onto Bronx St. (Cross Bronx Expressway) towards Rosedale Ave, then exit. Turn left onto Rosedale Ave, then take a left onto Tremont Ave. Drive four blocks to West Farms Square.