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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-21 to 10-26

Halloween is upon us and vampires have invaded the neighborhood. Well, sort of. Vampire in the Heights is a short film currently in pre-production written by and starring Frank Medina. We posted a selection of pictures from the project by Hansel Sanchez and featuring Wanda Perez and Leslie Ramirez as...

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A love letter to letters
Una carta de amor a las letras

On his first day of school in Puerto Rico, Luis Gutiérrez was shocked to learn he did not know his own name. Growing up in Chicago, he said he...
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The Real Gilmore Girl
La verdadera chica Gilmore

Algunos dicen que el arte imita a la vida. Berda Gilmore dice que la vida imita al arte. Su propio matrimonio estaba en problemas cuando...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-14 to 10-19

Man, I am still riding high from having taken part in the first ever Uptown Lit Festival, which took place on Saturday, October 19th at the United Palace of Cultural Arts and Word Up Community Bookshop. The event was an unequivocal success. Not only did we have...

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This theater patron is a saint

El patrón de este teatro es un santo

Javier y Johnny son gemelos, separados al nacer. Nunca se conocieron, pero ambos siempre han sentido la existencia del uno al otro...
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Studio stroll
Paseo de estudios

El 10º paseo anual de arte sería una celebración menor sin la oportunidad de pasear por los estudios y espacios de trabajo de muchos artistas...
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Sounds of Scandinavia
Sonidos de Escandinavia

Sunshine, free music, and a stunning park view. That's what Dorrit Matson envisioned when she helped create the Scandinavian Music Festival ...
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Sanctuary in the cellar
Santuario en el sótano

Typically, the basements within city apartment buildings are not thought of as attractive places.For residents, it's often the site to quickly dump their...
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Sparks in the park

King Lear unfolds beneath a leafy green canopy in Inwood Hill Park. This past Wed., Jun. 5th, Moose Hall Theatre Company kicked off its season of...
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Stroll kicks off

Distinguished figures are not strangers to Morris-JumelMansion, the stately white house on Coogan’s Bluff. George Washington stayed there during...
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At fourteen, full circle
Círculo completo a los catorce

Early in his theatrical career, Ted Minos worked at the Roundabout Theater. The theater's founder Gene Feist considered producing Shakespeare's King Lear.
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Sharp words and broad swords
Manejo de espada y palabras

Moose Hall Theatre Company’s production of King Lear is cast. And only just a few days after the first read-through, the actors...
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From a fall, rising into her own
De una caída, levantándose sola

Ponce, who had previously worked at a non-profit that provided programming to the city’s homeless population, was injured at work.
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free...

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Community News 05.01.13

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Community Affairs Bureau is hosting a program called "Cops and Teens Click Together," which teaches...
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February 11 – February 16

On Monday, February 11th the Tony Award-winning musical, In The Heights, came home for a one-night only performance on the 5-year anniversary of its Broadway debut. In The Heights put our neighborhood on the map all those years ago and here it was, actually playing in our community...

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Pop-up Make-Up
Maquillaje Pop-up

Professional make-up artist Jessica Fermin is hosting a pop-up shop event to highlight a new line of Motives Cosmetics: “There’s going to be a lot of...
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MT Community News 02.20.13

The Washington Heights and Inwood Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting this Thurs., Feb. 21st at 8:30 a.m. at the Isabelle Geriatric Center.
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Looking good, for a good cause
Verse bien por una buena causa

Seguro, el centro de la ciudad puede atraer a los amantes de la moda cada mes de febrero, con nombres en negrita y besos en el aire, pero el Alto Manhattan tiene su propio estilo para celebrar.
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“Rough and magical”
“Áspero y mágico”

When one of the world’s most prestigious awards was bestowed upon her, Quiara Alegría Hudes was among the last to know. The playwright and educator...
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The launch of United Palace of Cultural Arts

The United Palace’s new non-profit cultural program was launched this Thurs., Oct. 25th with an evening’s arts collective and interaction that included presentations, performances and the presence of key partners such as Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance...

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Community News 08.01.12

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program and led by Abreu Fellow' 11 David Gracia...

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“This is truly precious, truly being rich.”
“Esto realmente es un tesoro, realmente ser rico”.

“This is the only place I can come and feel free,” said Ada Maldonado. “This is a gift I thought I’d never receive.”
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In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda returns to Broadway
In the Heights’ Lin-Manuel Miranda regresa a Broadway

En el verano del 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda fue protagonista de su primer espectáculo en Broadway, saliendo a...
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Free and Cheap – Any Day of the Week
Gratis y Barato – Cualquier día de la semana

There may not seem there is much in the way of formal celebrations to note in August – no big Independence Day fireworks and the like...
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What a mother: an artist revels in personal themes
Que madre: un artista revelado en temas personales

Para algunos, la perspectiva de emprender cualquier importante proyecto de trabajo mientras simultáneamente cuida a...
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ALL ME: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert

Dir. Vivian Ducat, 2011, 75 min. Curated by Sylvia Savadjian and followed by a Q&A with director Vivian Ducat and artist Winfred Rembert

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“Endless possibilities”: the work of Teofilo Olivieri
“Posibilidades infinitas”: la obra de Teófilo Olivieri

Teófilo Olivieri juzga un libro por su cubierta. A él no le preocupa lo que hay en el interior. El destruye las páginas y las...
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¡Que Viva Broadway!
Que Viva Broadway!

Para aquellos cuyo concepto de ir al teatro significa decidir solo entre palomitas de maíz o dulces, los organizadores de...
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Theater, but no show, at the United Palace Theater
En el ‘United Palace’ : Teatro sin Espectáculo

The United Palace Cathedral was packed this past Tuesday afternoon. Standing ovations? Check. Musical performances? Check...
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Washington Heights social worker wins public television award

Social worker Jennifer Wortham of Washington Heights won first prize for her documentary “A Workshop in the Delta” at...

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Living fast and furious, and making art the same way

Rider Ureña, a young Dominican artist, is not obsessed. Not with Facebook, or You Tube, or any such platforms of communication...

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“Abstract/Abstract” debuts

Artists Unite will soon be having its third art show at the Berkshire Bank on 187th Street and Pinehurst Avenue this Mon., May 14th...

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“A New Play”: Looking close, finding self, making art
“A New Play”: Mirando de cerca, encontrándose a si mismo, haciendo arte

Se dice que la pintura correcta, puede iluminar un cuarto. En el Pabellón Russ Berrie en la Avenida St. Nicholas, el frente del...
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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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