IdeasCity > Bronx > Schedule

IdeasCity Bronx takes place from 2–Sundown on Saturday 9/21 at Concrete Plant Park. Stay tuned for schedule updates!


Location Key 
Forum: outdoor stage
Cloud: inflatable structure
Garden: waterfront workshops
Street: marketplace booths 
Boat Launch: water access
Promenade: fishing boardwalk


2:00 PM | Welcome | Forum
by V. Mitch McEwen, IdeasCity Curator

2:00–3:00 PM | Opening Keynote  | Forum
Ecologies of Coexisting
Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman

2:00–all day | Interactive Booths | Street
Featuring activations by the Bronx River Alliance, BronxMóvil, Brown Girl Recovery, Concrete Friends, DreamYard, Joshunda Sanders, The Laundromat Project, No New Jails NYC, Swale, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, and more.

3:00–4:15 PM | Panel | Forum
Live stream dialogue and music organized by South Bronx Unite and Taller La Comunidad Goyco in San Juan. Featuring Libertad Guerra, Mychal Johnson, Monxo Lopez, Hector “Tito” Matos, Ed Morales, and Mariana Reyes Angleró

3:00–4:15 PM | Panel | Cloud
Land & Housing
Organized by Oscar Oliver-Didier. Featuring Jessica Clemente, Gregory Jost, Arline Parks, and Susannah Schindler

3:00–4:15 PM | Workshop | Garden
New Resources: Health, Pleasure, Abundance  & $$$$$$$
Somatic movement workshop by NIC Kay and Marquita Flowers

3:00–6:00 PM | River Tours | Boat Launch
led by Rocking the Boat

3:30, 4:30, 5:30 PM | Read-Aloud | Street
by Joshunda Sanders of her book I Can Write The World

4:15–4:30 PM | Interlude | Forum
Performances curated DreamYard

4:30–6:00 PM | Panel | Forum
A starter method to deconstruct or at the very least examine the intricacies of what whiteness actually is
Organized by Xaviera Simmons. Featuring Cherise Fanno Burdeen, Allison Freedman Weisberg, Clarinda Mac Lowe, William Powhida, and Patrick Rowe

4:30–6:00 PM | Performance | Cloud
Putting Culture Back Into Agriculture
Storytelling performance organized by Coco June. Featuring Cami Cush, Tyrell Holland, Jazmin Jackson, Sarah Josephine, Roya Marsh, Amina Sade, and Shaneek Steele,

4:30–6:00 PM | Workshop | Garden
Black Space: Pyramid Workshop
Design build activity facilitated by The Black School and youth collaborators from the Bronx Museum of the Arts

6:00–7:00 PM Forum
Closing Keynote: Bottoms Up Movements
Destiny Cruz, Ayisha Entien, Jon Gray, and Chelsea John

7:00–Sunset | DJ Set | Promenade
The Dance Pit