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Blanka Amezkua's Solo Exhibition In Your Absence You Exist Opens

March 1, 2017

Casita Maria is proud to present IN YOUR ABSENCE YOU EXIST by Bronx artist BLANKA AMEZKUA opening March 1 through May 17, 2017 and curated by Christine Licata. Throughout her practice, Amezkua transforms the ways in which society and cultural histories interact. She utilizes traditional and domestic...

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Ready For A Fitness Challenge? Free Zumba® Classes Continue at Casita Maria with Renowned Fitness Instructor Richard Martinez

August 16, 2016

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, located in the South Bronx, will host free Zumba® classes this fall with Richard Martinez, who has been featured in various media outlets such as the Dr. Oz show, BBN3 Zumba Craze Takes Over New York, HealthCorps and on Channel 2 Morning News. Rich is also...

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Major Expansion of Building Community Capacity Program Working With Casita Maria to Strengthen Role in Underserved Neighborhood

August 15, 2016

Nearly $700,000 in public and private funding, including new City money and a $150,000 grant from the New York Community Trust, will support the program in four neighborhoods through 2017.  Groups in Jamaica, Queens, the South Bronx, Northern Manhattan, and East Brooklyn will receive targeted...

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NEA Grants Casita Maria a $10,000 Grant

May 10, 2016

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to announce that The National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this...

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Will Calhoun Solo Exhibition Opens at Casita Maria Gallery

April 20, 2016

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, Dancing in the Streets and City Lore in collaboration with SceneFour and KCC Productions are proud to present multi-Grammy award winning, Bronx musician, composer and artist-photographer WILL CALHOUN’s...

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