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Give it up for the Bronx! Events May 9-19


This year the Bronx will be celebrating its 41st Annual Bronx Week. What is unique about Bronx Week? It's a 10 day (May 9-19) celebration showcasing the best the Bronx has to offer.

At the Bronx Library Center (the central library of the Bronx and NYC's premier green building) a Bronx-centric week awaits—featuring some of the top talents and events of the Bronx.

May 9, Thursday at 11 a.m.
Film Screening: From Mambo to Hip Hop: a South Bronx Tale
Followed by a Q & A session with Producer Elena Martinez.

May 10, Friday at 6-8 p.m.
Bronx International Film Festival - Bronx Week Screening

May 11, Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Chamber Music Concert by Members of the Bronx Symphony Orchestra

May 18, Saturday at 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
The First Annual Bronx Literary Festival
A day of books, music and fun for the entire family.

May 18, Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
Highlights of Bronx History by Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan
Prof. Ultan has written extensively on Bronx history.

To see more events for Bronx Week, please visit

If you're interested in researching Bronx History, please visit the Bronx Library Center.


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