Arts

UC Recap – May 25 – May 30

As a kid growing up in Washington Heights, before the Internet, my library card was my passport to a world beyond my neighborhood. The local library on 179th street was my gateway to destinations all over the globe as well as a convenient time machine...

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Stroll hits stride
Pa’lante con el Paseo

El viernes 29 de mayo, la Alianza de las Artes del Norte de Manhattan (NoMAA por sus siglas en inglés) lanzó su más reciente Paseo de las Artes...
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Community News 06.03.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 06.03.15

Join fellow neighbors on Sun., Jun. 7th from 12:30 – 3 p.m. for the 4th Annual Spring Clean. Together with Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez, New Leaf Café, La Marina, Dichter Pharmacy, the Department of Sanitation...
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Afropoetics
Afro-poética

Mayra Santos Febres, autora de fama internacional y creadora del Festival de la Palabra de Puerto Rico, estará acompañada por una alineación estelar...
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Tunnel Vision
Visión del túnel

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (NYC DOT) Art Program unveiled five one-of-a-kind murals on Mon., May 18th...
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Barrio Boricua

Lo construyeron y vinieron. Ya fuesen atraídos por el llamado de la bomba en la avenida, por las llamadas a pleno pulmón de Calma Carmona ...
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Solace at Sol
Consuelo en Sol

Award-winning visual artist and lecturer Leroy Campbell will present his latest exhibit, “Historical Backbone: The Resilience and Determination of a People,” at The Sol Studio...
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The Coming of Carnaval
La llegada del Carnaval

El Festival y Carnaval del bulevar Juan Pablo Duarte es un festival familiar de muchas cuadras que comenzó hace dieciséis años, cuando una parte de la avenida St. Nicholas ...
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Cultivating Cultural Attachés
Cultivar agregados culturales

Tomarán los jueves. El programa de Jueves de Adolescentes, una iniciativa para después de la escuela que permite a los estudiantes de secundaria aprovechar las oportunidades disponibles...
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Art-making with Martorell
Crear arte con Martorell

A partir de ahora hasta el 29 de mayo, el reconocido artista puertorriqueño Antonio Martorell será el anfitrión de un taller para artistas para actualizar la pieza De aquí pa'llá/From Here to There...
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MT- Community News 05.27.15
MT- Noticias comunitarias 05.27.15

Join artist Andrea Arroyo on Sat., Jun. 6th, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. as she leads an art-making workshop where participants will create an artwork...
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Long Lives Loisaida
Larga vida a Loisaida

A la calle. Este fin de semana no podrá negar la llamada de las calles, ya que decenas de miles se congregarán en el Lower East Side para...
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MT- Community News 05.20.15
MT- Noticias comunitarias 05.20.15

Please join the East Harlem Neighborhood Study Steering Committee at El Museo del Barrio on Wed., May 20th, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., for a community...
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“A universe of borders”
“Un universo de fronteras”

Venga a explorar el universo de las fronteras durante una velada de cuentos cortos y palabra hablada con cuatro artistas...
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UC Recap – May 11 – May 16

The first annual Harlem Eat Up! Festival took place this past weekend and it was really something incredible. Former President Bill Clinton stopped by and praised Harlem’s vibrant cuisine, culture and spirit. Such well-recognized chefs as Aaron Sanchez, Bobby Flay and George Duran

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Thunder in the Theater
Teatro Thunder

The storm is coming. On Tues., Jun. 16th, The People’s Theatre Project (PTP) will present “The People Storm the Palace,”...
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MNN goes Méndez
MNN va con Méndez

La Cadena del Barrio de Manhattan (MNN por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que Zenaida Méndez ha sido nombrada directora del Centro Comunitario de Medios...
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MT – Community News 05.13.15
MT – Noticias comunitarias 05.13.15

Shred your personal papers for free at the 8th Annual Shred Fest on Sat., May 16th. This event is sponsored by the New York City Department of...
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A Fine Flow
Un buen flujo

The first ever public art project on the El Barrio waterfront has arrived. The Parks Department has announced that East River Flows, a massive public art...
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A Stitch in Time
Una puntada en el tiempo

En noviembre pasado, las noticias de México acerca de 43 estudiantes desaparecidos de la Escuela de Maestros Rurales...
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Spreading the love
Esparciendo amor

La bombardera del amor está suelta. Pero no debe existir pánico, esta astuta fotógrafa solo tiene buenas intenciones...
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PELO MALO (BAD HAIR)
PELO MALO

In celebration of the International Decade for Afrodescendants, join ImageNation Cinema Foundation, the AfroLatin@ Project...
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Community News 05.06.15
Noticias de la Comunidad 05.06.15

Please join the Children’s Aid Society at the East Harlem Center on Sat., May 16th for a community forum on the effects of...
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UC Recap – April 27 – May 2

The Up Theater Company has another incredible play on their hands. Epic Poetry, which runs at the Hebrew Tabernacle (551 Fort Washington Ave @ 185th Street) until May 16th, is a multi-sensory experience. You don’t watch the play; you kind of slowly, almost quicksand like, get drawn into it.

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Classic Cool
Clásicos geniales

Los neoyorquinos jóvenes -y los jóvenes de corazón- disfrutaron de la zona de juegos clásicos de la calle en el 8º evento anual de Juegos Callejeros, el pasado sábado 25 de abril...
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Frida by Feggo
Frida por Feggo

The latest from artist Felipe Galindo, also known as Feggo, reveals him to be in a New York state of mind. By way of Frida. His imminent exhibition at the Mark Miller Gallery features works on...
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Top of the world
En la cima del mundo

Many writers long for solitude. They might crave a little peace and quiet to focus on their craft. This October, Scott Simpson will have all the tranquility he could ever dream of...
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Pedestrian Beauty
Embellecimiento Peatonal

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Art Program has announced the selection of four individual artists and one artist team from...
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The Bard at the Branch
El poeta en la sucursal

Shakespeare pasó por Inwood este fin de semana. Presentada por Jason Kendall y Donna Stearns de Moonbeam.net Productions, “La fierecilla domada,”...
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Community News 04.29.15
Noticias de la comunidad 04.29.15

Head to the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) as, together with City Harvest, they host free cooking demos every first Wednesday...
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UC Recap – April 20 – April 25

The proverbial Uptown Love that we are always talking about was in full effect at the Onward And Upward Benefit shindig that was held at District 12 on April 20th. We as a community came together to support the wonderful work of the Up Theater Company and had a damn good time.

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Member in Miranda
Nombran a Miranda

Lin-Manuel está dentro. Lin-Manuel Miranda, dramaturgo y artista local, ha sido nombrado por el alcalde Bill de Blasio para el Concejo del Subdistrito de Teatro...
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Community News 4.22.15

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Educational Center will present “The Day After MLK,” a live performance art event, which will run from Apr. 24th through May 2nd...
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UC Recap – April 13 – April 18

My good friend, A.J. Sidransky, is a prolific writer. In the last few years, he has had two of his novels published with another one on the way later this year. He has also written a series of well-received short stories. The latest, Mother Knows Best, graced our site this past week.

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Bring the Ballot
Traigan las boletas

His poster board listed pertinent project characteristics, and boasted colorful photographs. Each panel was detailed with small flower and letter appliqués.
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Hanging in Harlem
Disfrutar de Harlem

Bajen del autobús. Ese fue el mensaje, en parte, de la presidenta del condado de Manhattan Gale Brewer, en un reciente evento celebrado en la cafetería...
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On film: Family and faith
Sobre la familia y la fe

Family. Belonging. Community. These are the concepts that local artist and photographer Yael Ben-Zion seeks to portray in a new exhibition affiliated with the YM & YWHA...
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Open House
Puertas abiertas

Era hora de una limpieza de primavera. Después de tomar vacaciones de invierno para las renovaciones, la Granja Museo Dyckman se preparó para su inminente...
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The Power of Place
El Poder del Lugar

For the story of how the Audubon Park Historic District's unusual footprint evolved, join in for a series of two illustrated talks (Tuesdays, April 14 and 21 at 7:30 p.m.)
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MT – Community News 04.15.15
MT – Noticias de la comunidad 04.15.15

Join author/historian Greg Thomas at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on Tues., Apr. 21st at 7:00 p.m. for a thoughtful look into the works of Alain Locke, Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes...
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UC Recap – April 6 – 11

Now that spring has finally arrived, it’s time to get ready for the month long celebration of the arts that is the Uptown Arts Stroll. The Northern Manhattan Arts Allinace (NoMAA) is inviting artists and venues (organizations, businesses, etc.) to participate in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll.

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“A room full of joy”
Sin límites

Arielle Lever is a music believer. No, there is no raging affection for Canadian pop stars. Instead, the Inwood resident knows any one living with a developmental...
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50 Years with El Teatro Campesino
50 años de lucha con El Teatro Campesino

Es el turno del otro Miranda bajo el reflector. Luis A. Miranda Jr., editor de The Manhattan Times y The Bronx Free Press, participará en un inminente programa...
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Spring Flings
Aventuras de primavera

Inwood, the northernmost neighborhood in Manhattan, has so much to offer—especially as the weather warms up. Two subway lines (1 and A) service Inwood...
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Community News 04.08.15

Las solicitudes están disponibles para los programas de Preparación para la Universidad y de Empoderamiento Juvenil de Statement Arts que empezarán en julio.
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From corner to canvas
De esquina a lienzos

Nelson Host Santiago spent years as a street graffiti artist, spreading his moniker "Host One" on murals and tags throughout the city. He now creates...
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MT – Community News 04.01.15
MT – Noticias de la comunidad 04.01.15

The Department of Youth and Community Development is now accepting applications for its Summer Youth program...
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Honing in on hip-hop
Perfeccionándose en el Hip-Hop

The history of hip-hop music and culture, from its modest origins on city streets through its evolution into a worldwide phenomenon, is the focus of...
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MT- Community News 03.25.15
MT – Noticias de la comunidad 03.25.15

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) inaugurates its new gallery space with the exhibition...
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The (s)election of Edwin
La (s)elección de Edwin

And then there was one. Of the nearly 100 votes cast for the Uptown Art Stroll Poster contest, artist Edwin Ureña’s poster garnered a winning margin of votes...
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