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Rebel Diaz creates hip-hop space for South Bronx community

The Daily News profiled social activist rappers Rebel Diaz, yesterday. The rap group was created by Chilean brothers Rodrigo and Gonzalo Venegas and female Puerto Rican rapper  Teresita Ayala. The trio relocated from Chicago several years ago to become hip-hop community activists in the South Bronx.  The Venegas brothers received some notoriety in the summer of […]

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Garifuna teens to honor culture at Bronx pageant

Garifuna teens to honor culture at Bronx pageant

Almost a dozen young women came out for a preview event for this year’s Miss Garifuna Cultural Pageant in the Bronx.

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Mexican immigrants celebrate the Virgin Mary

Mexican immigrants in the South Bronx gather to celebrate the Virgin Mary.

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Living through art

For Soundview artist Lucy Aponte, a troubled childhood lead to a lifetime of art

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The Art of Lyrics

A look at the monthly Art of Lyrics free styling event at The Point.

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Revenge of the music nerd

Ian Rousso is in touch with his inner dweeb.

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From earth science to the main stage

The Kezners met 10 years ago in middle school and they’re still rocking the Bronx.

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Haiti through dance

A recent dance performance at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance celebrated the story of Haiti’s independence from France

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