Arts

UC Recap – March 13th – March 18th

Happy belated St. Patrick’s Day people!!! With that said, please go to our site for a trip back into time to the Inwood of 1968...

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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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Stroll in a Stroke
Paseo en una pincelada

Forjó más allá de los cuarenta. La artista y pintora Alexis Agliano Sanborn de Washington Heights, surgió como la elección de los...
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Community News – 03.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.22.17

Converse over coffee with Councilmember Mark Levine on Sun., Mar. 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Community residents are invited...
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20 for 125
20 para la 125

It’ll be more bang for the books. The historic 125th Street branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) is slated for a major overhaul...
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Community News – 03.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.15.17

Traiga a sus niños al Museo Infantil de Arte y Narración Sugar Hill para una tarde de aventura el jueves, 16 de marzo de 10:00 a.m...
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Lights, camera… Inwood
Luces, cámara… Inwood

Two tree leaves meet. They become lovers. What happens to the survivor when one is ripped to pieces? Find out at the Second Annual...
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Grief-stricken, and scribbling
Deshaciendo el dolor

Ella puede ser una autora y una poetisa de las mejor vendidas, cuyas publicaciones han servido como punto de referencia crítico y...
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Community News – 03.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.08.17

Learn about becoming a U.S. citizen at the Inwood Library on Mon., Mar. 13th at 4:30 p.m. Citizenship attorneys will lead the...
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UC Recap – February 27th – March 4th

Shout out to Elle for a stellar photo shoot in Harlem recently. Featuring models Amilna Estevão and Alécia Morais and styled...

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“Best black archive in the world”
“El mejor archivo negro en el mundo”

Hay secretos por todas partes, incluso debajo de las tarimas. Con el recientemente alcanzado estatus hito nacional, recientes renovaciones...
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Money Love
Amor al dinero

Jackie Robinson stealing home plate in the 1955 World Series. Duke Ellington at his piano. Nine black children escorted by 101st Airborne...
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Mourning with a Mission
Luto con una misión

For Wilson Santana, it was Waters of Sorrow. The 1986 documentary series focused on the degradation of marine ecosystems...
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UC Recap – February 20th – February 25th

Last week, 52 years ago, the great Malcolm X was assassinated right here in Washington Heights. While the man made his transition...

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Native Best
Moda original

As Fashion Week comes to an end, so, coincidentally, does the tour of “Native Fashion Now,” the country’s first large-scale traveling...
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Community News – 02.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.22.17

Take part in the guest artist dance workshops at the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center on Sat., Feb. 25th from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Master
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UC Recap – February 13th – February 18th

Okay, do yourself a favor and check out Pop + Pour ASAP. The latest edition to the ever popular Dyckman Strip, Pop + Pour (200 Dyckman)...

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Heard and unblurred
Deshaciendo el silencio

“It’s taking away our humanity.” That’s what Jessica Greer Morris says is happening in light of the prevalence of sexual assault in the...
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Community News – 02.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.15.17

The Apollo will present ‎"Apollo Uptown Hall –Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word" on Sun., Feb. 26th at 3:00 p.m. The interactive...
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UC Recap – February 6th – February 11th

I had the distinct honor of being the first guest on the podcast of the Gotham Philosophical Society. Recorded just prior to the election...

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United Uptown
Agenda del Alto

Rompieron el pan y fijaron la agenda. Una coalición de base amplia, dirigida por organizaciones comunitarias, grupos de defensa e...
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Community News – 02.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.08.17

Learn about the flowers, trees, the birds and the bees at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Feb. 18th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join naturalist...
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Woman’s Work
Trabajo de mujeres

We’ve seen a lot of art made from the ordinary debris of our industrial age. The Dadaists, defying notions of conventional modernist...
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UC Recap – January 30th – February 4th

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“Important strides”
“Grandes progresos”

“It’s long overdue." City Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez spoke recently on the long-delayed, $183 million renovation of the George...
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Community News – 02.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.01.17

Swing by the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center for a night of culture and entertainment on Sat., Feb 25th from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Harlem...
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UC Recap – January 23rd – January 28th

The Trump Revolution was consummated on January 20th. In an ominous speech that was partially written by self-avowed...

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El embeleco EGOT

Los éxitos le siguen llegando a Lin-Manuel Miranda. Con su nominación al Oscar el martes por la mejor canción original de "How Far I Will Go", de la película de animación Moana...
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Express Purpose
Propósito expreso

The evening before Trump took office, artists unveiled a complex response to his election. Conceived and curated by Washington Heights artist Andrea Arroyo...
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Affinity en la Avenida

Será el Día de Duarte. Todos son bienvenidos a la celebración comunitaria este jueves 26 de enero en el Centro de Servicio Comunitario Affinity Health Plan...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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UC Recap – January 16th – January 21st

Well ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have feared is upon us. Barack Obama has been replaced by you-know-who...

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Libre Oscar López Rivera

Viene a casa. Después de 35 años en una prisión federal, el nacionalista puertorriqueño Oscar López Rivera tuvo su sentencia conmutada el martes por el presidente Barack Obama...
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The Scholar’s Spot
El Sitio de Schomburg

Ahora es un caso federal. El Centro Schomburg para la Investigación en la Cultura Negra, una institución de Harlem desde 1925, ha sido designado Monumento Histórico Nacional....
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots, celery and beef for their masters...
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Community News – 01.18.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.18.17

Get closer to nature with your fellow Inwoodites on Sat., Jan. 21st from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The workshop will offer guests the opportunity to illustrate the landscapes...
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Curled up with Celia
Enrollarse con Celia

¿Que fue un icono cubano lo que lo llevó a la atención de las autoridades federales? ¿Que la figura desbordada muestra una...
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Community News – 01.11.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.11.17

Discuta el cambiante paisaje de moda y género en el Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York el jueves, 12 de enero a las 6:30 p.m. El debate será...
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UC Recap – January 2nd – January 7th

Democracy will never be the same again. Democracy now comes with drums. Guiras y tamboras to be exact. On January 3rd, in the wee hours...

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En Foco Fellows
Becas En Foco

Find your focus. En Foco, the arts organization serving supporters of photographers of color, is accepting submissions for its 2017...
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Community News – 01.04.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.04.17

Laugh it up at the Apollo Theater’s Comedy Club on Thurs., Jan. 12th at 10:00 p.m. Looking to its roots, the Apollo is expanding its programming...
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Community News – 12.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.28.16

The Office of Councilmember Mark Levine is hosting a low/no-cost insurance sign up event on Thurs., Jan. 19th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Attendees will...
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Reality Bytes
Bytes de Realidad

Los anteojos están llegando. Como demostró recientemente la presidenta de la Corporación de Desarrollo Económico de la Ciudad de Nueva York...
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UC Recap – December 12th – December 17th

The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a...

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“More than 100 x 35”
“Más que 100 x 35”

It’s a global thing. The financial institution Banco Popular de Puerto Rico partnered recently with the Acacia Network to host a screening of...
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Community News – 12.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.14.16

El Museo Infantil Sugar Hill Está organizando una noche de "rondas" el miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. El evento es una adaptación...
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UC Recap – December 5th – December 10th

We The People – A Social Justice Theatre Festival was an absolute blast. The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) really outdid themselves ...

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First in Craft
Las artesanías en alto

George Halley es un diseñador de modas ganador del premio Coty. El modisto de Washington Heights es conocido por sus vestidos de gala...
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A Profile in Persistence
Un perfil de persistencia

He’s been a military combat veteran, a police officer, an actor, and a singer. The roles have occasionally been real – and sometimes they’ve been...
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Right in the Rendering
Representación plena

La familia de Julio Valdez es de una parte de la República Dominicana donde el Océano Atlántico se encuentra con el Mar Caribe en la Bahía de...
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