Arts

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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The Skivvies suit up
Los Skivvies se preparan

As New Yorkers spend their winter bundling up under layers of clothing, a local comedy-pop musical duo is looking to take it off. The Skivvies present bare-bones versions of famous pop...
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He can do it at Cannes
Caliente en Cannes

Nelson Peña se está globalizando. Su última película, Trabajo, fue nominada recientemente para la selección oficial del Short Film Corner del Festival Internacional de Cine de Cannes 2015 en Francia..
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Mourning Maysles

"It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, following a brief battle with cancer. Albert was a loving husband, father, brother as well as a friend to many. For more than five decades, Albert created groundbreaking films, inspired filmmakers and touched all those...

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MT – Community News 03.11.15
MT – Noticias de la comunidad 03.11.15

El martes 17 de marzo, la Biblioteca de la calle 125 estará celebrando el cumpleaños del renombrado autor de libros para niños, Dr. Seuss, con una fiesta...
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UC Recap – March 2 – March 7

Did you know that the United Palace was featured in NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres special recently? Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for...

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Marjorie’s Melody
La melodía de Marjorie

About 50 people settled into folding chairs in a Washington Heights apartment at 555 Edgecombe Avenue to listen to music this past Sunday....
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Uptown Cabaret

The multi-talented Alex DeSuze returns to the Indian Road Cafe to host the "No Name Uptown Cabaret Second Monday" monthly singers showcase on Monday, March 9th. DeSuze, whose background includes acting, directing and singing at venues...

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Dinner, with a side of drama
Cena y teatro

Lots of New York City waiters hope for a break. For actress Maggie Low, it happened at the restaurant where she works...
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In full flower
A plena flor

Flor de Toloache es la banda de mariachi, conformada sólo por mujeres, de la ciudad de Nueva York. Podría ser la mejor...
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Word Up Community Events
Eventos de la comunidad

Usually taking place every Sunday in the summertime at Anne Loftus Playground at Fort Tryon Park, Gagá Pa’l pueblo is a gathering ...
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Community News 02.18.15
Noticias de la comunidad 02.18.15

So Much to Tell”, con Malika Lee Whitney y los Pickney Players, celebrará los lazos que unen a la comunidad a través de las formas creativas de la narración, la música y el movimiento.
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A heart of cold
Un corazón frío

These recent snow and ice storms have stoked fires – of creativity. So reports Manhattan Times reader – and long-time resident...
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Unlucky in Love

La actríz Elyssa Renée Ramírez, nativa del Bronx, actuará en Unlucky in Love, un musical que toma la noción de romance del día de San Valentín, o la falta de él...
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UC Recap – January 26 – January 31

And the winner is… Get this; the BBC recently polled several prominent US critics to determine what are the greatest novels written so far this century. Out of 156 novels named by esteemed experts, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz came out on top.

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By the book
Al pie de la letra

The word has won. La Casa Azul Bookstore has been awarded a $150,000 grant to continue to foster arts and culture in the underserved...
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Community News 01.28.15
Noticias de la comunidad 01.28.15

On Fri., Feb. 27th, Harlem Opera Theater will salute Black History Month with songs of praise and protest in recognition of the 50th anniversary...
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UC Recap – January 19 – January 24

Thousands of journalists, auto industry personnel, influencers and car lovers from all over the world converged on Detroit for the 2015 North American International Auto Show earlier this month. This show is an immense production, the NYC auto show, which I attend every year seems to pale in comparison. The North American...

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Frieze by the freeze
Fresco por el congelamiento

Evelyn Torres conducía hacia el este por la calle Dyckman hacia Harlem River Drive cuando vio algo que le hizo detenerse...
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Community News 01.21.14
Noticias Comunitarias 01.21.14

Jeffrey M. Sears, PhD, Chief Patent Counsel for Columbia University, will present “Patents 101,” a patent law primer focusing on...
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Strokes of unity
Pinceladas que unen

He estado de luto por la pérdida de mis colegas de París en los trágicos e indescriptibles acontecimientos del pasado miércoles 7 de enero. Ha habido un enorme flujo de imágenes de los políticos...
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I am Paris, I am Ayotzinapa…

Soy París, soy Ayotzinapa…

Se suponía que sería un viaje de inspiración creativa después de un año lleno de proyectos artísticos. Aun así, mientras visitaba París...
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Grace goes high
Los Ángeles en el Alto

Many people invoke angels, but few know anything about them. Historian Danielle Oteri knows her angels.
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MT Community 1.7.14

El miércoles 21 de enero, el Studio Museum en Harlem será la sede de “Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art” a las 2:00 p.m.
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UC Recap – December 29 – January 3

Happy New Year, Folks… As always, 2015 will be all about spreading that Uptown Love. That is our primary objective over here at the Uptown Collective. This coming February 1st marks 5 years of celebrating, commemorating and documenting the past, present and future of Uptown on a daily basis.

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The Dead season comes alive
De vuelta a la vida

Cuando las noches son frías, la gente desea acurrucarse alrededor de fogatas cálidas y brillantes, e intercambiar historias.
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Pasadía en Parranda

El rey no ha dejado el edificio. Jesús “Papoleto” Meléndez, poeta, maestro y dramaturgo, asumirá su lugar principal en la...
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MT- Community 12.31.14

With an improvisation freedom that The New York Times has compared to that of John Coltrane, pianist Renee Rosnes has made a name for herself as an innovative composer, virtuosic player, and band leader...
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MT Community 12.24.14

The Wiz, as presented by The Harlem Repertory Theatre’s Audience Development Committee, Inc. (AUDELCO), will be performed at the ...
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Bonito en el Barrio

La hora de la corte para reinar. El Museo del Barrio organizará nuevamente su 38° desfile anual del día de los Reyes Magos...
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Play and pliés
Juego y pliés

Andrés Cao is a Washington Heights-based dancer who has performed in a string of Broadway hits: Aladdin, Anything Goes and Nice Work if ...
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Word on the rise
Word en campaña

Esta es la temporada para dar. Word Up, la librería de Washington Heights dirigida por voluntarios, ha lanzado una nueva campaña Indiegogo este mes.
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