An Beal Bocht Cafe is the premiere venue showcasing both Irish and local music, poetry, comedy, theatre and art exhibits.  Our friendly staff serves a hearty menu and tasty drinks to make sure you enjoy your time at our cafe.

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Live Music Schedule

This Week: May 21 - May 27

Tuesday

9pm:  The Bronx's Best & Longest Running Open Mic hosted by Eric Sullivan!

All Welcome!

 

Thursday

9pm: the Cloudy Sky Boys

 

Friday

6pm: Mary Courtney

9pm: Old Rugged Sauce

 

Saturday

9pm: Eric Sullivan & Co.

 

Sunday

4pm: Irish Trad Session feat. John Redmond & Sean Tierney

8pm: Singer Songwriter Session feat Karen Hudson & Matt Keating

 

 

Next Week: May 28 - June 3

Monday

Happy Memorial Day! Open all day.

 

Tuesday

9pm:  The Bronx's Best & Longest Running Open Mic hosted by Eric Sullivan!

All Welcome!

 

Thursday

9pm: the Travelers

 

Friday

6pm: ABB Softball vs. Frankie's Tavern @VCP

6pm: Mary Courtney

9pm: New Moon Acoustic Blues Band

 

Saturday

9pm: Save the Cheerleader

 

Sunday

11am: Tara's Slow Bluegrass Jam (Open to All Pickers & Grinners)

4pm: Irish Trad Session feat. John Redmond & Sean Tierney

8pm: Singer Songwriter Session feat. Richard Young & the Great American Picture Book

Artist of the Month > May

Symbyotic Seeds & Sea - Ayde Rayas

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SYMBIOTIC SEEDS AND SEA:  AYDE RAYAS

I am in awe of the power of seeds and have reverence for the constant treasures of the sea. I am amazed by their relentless and tenacious temperament. They carry the desire and necessity to create...despite all odds. 

 

This body of work is my attempt to honor tiny seeds and nature’s treasures, for everything that they teach us. I have taken time to listen to them, bear witness to their growth and have learned from them. Dandelion seeds, mycelium and seashells are celebrated in these works of art and are the inspiration to this collection. 

 

The textile and embroidery series is influenced by the words of Adrienne Maree Brown in the book titled Emergent Strategies. This book offers a message of hope amidst today’s political climate. It asks us to consider adopting nature’s strategies of transformation and symbiosis as an approach to our own activism and life. 

 

Like dandelions, mycelium and seashells, we too can be resilient and symbiotic. 

We too can regenerate and decentralize! 

 

In my art process I have turned to embroidery and textile art for many reasons. As a Chicana artist I am drawn to and am familiar with this medium. Textile art has a rich history in it’s Mexican roots. This work is an abstracted and evolved version of what my grandmother taught me. 

 

Embroidery is deliberate and mindful and I have drawn insight from the tedious process of each stitch. It has allowed me to slow down. It has become my daily meditation.  These small and portable works became a way to fold art into some busy days. My commute on the 1 train has become my studio and is a holding space for these shapes, concepts and thoughts. 

 

I offer these creative efforts and contemplations with the hope that they inspire symbiotically...like seeds and sea.

 

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An Beal Bocht Cafe Presents:

Old Rugged Sauce