Arts

Bring it on
Mujeres en las Alturas

Why bother building a better mousetrap when it's best used as a canvas? Tammy Rose is a Northern Manhattanite whose work requires her to...
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February 25 – March 2

WHIN By Any Means 3 is now one for the history books. The event went down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and exceeded everyone wildest expectations. Before the show even started, within 1 hour of the doors of the venue opening to be exact, the event was sold out

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Harlem Shake takes Inwood
El Harlem Shake toma Inwood

Brittany Taylor, left, served as the director, and also helped Joel Peterson with his costume. What do Santa Claus, a pink-caped dog, Creeper from Minecraft...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 02-25 to 03-02

WHIN By Any Means 3 is now one for the history books. The event went down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and exceeded everyone wildest expectations. Before the show even started, within 1 hour of the doors of the venue opening to be exact, the event was sold out...

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A view to behold, now to change?
Una vista para contemplarse destinada al cambio

El industrial John D. Rockefeller podría haber sabido cuan preciado era el petróleo, pero también estaba bien conciente del valor de una buena vista: no tiene precio...
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Patria, de cada día

El aroma afilado se cierne. Inclino mi cabeza y acerco mi nariz. Me asomo por encima del borde de la pequeña taza blanca y me atrevo respirar profundamente. El rico perfume es ...In-English

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Nitín: A sweet classic

Got a sweet tooth? The best cure in town is Nitín Bakery. In fact, it is the best cure in two towns. The first Nitín Bakery was founded decades ago in Santo Domingo. “I’d say 45 or 50 years ago,” projected Atilano Blandino. While there is someone in Santo Domingo who knows precisely how old the original Repostería Nitín is, like many legends, the...

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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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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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In the Heights comes home
In the Heights festeja en su hogar

Take the A train from Times Square, the heart of Broadway, and it’s a quick ride to the Heights, the veritable “top of the world.” But it took five years for In the Heights to actually reach
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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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To the last drop: el sancocho vegano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of ...
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Love at home
Amor en casa

El día señalado del calendario para celebrar el amor y la pasión, así como para suspirar por ello, está a la vuelta de la esquina. Según la Asociación Nacional de Minoristas, los estadounidenses ...
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“For when I come to New York City”
“Para cuando vaya a Nueva York”

Two weeks ago Christopher Abeleda, 19, started chemotherapy treatment for his Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. In his room at the hospital...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 01-21 to 01-26

Okay folks, it’s official. The groundbreaking Uptown Hip-Hop showcase, WHIN By Any Means 3, is going down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave). This event is going to be bigger than ever. Swank space, more acts and a bunch of special guests. This will be one for the history books. Not only will it feature the crème de la crème of ...

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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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Celebrating History with Our Kids
Celebrando la historia con nuestros hijos

Ha preguntado a sus hijos qué lecciones de historia han aprendido últimamente? Si el currículo de su hijo se parece al mío, están ocupados con...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 1-21 to 1-26

On a wickedly frigid night, Thursday, January 24th to be exact, Trouble In The Heights, the United Palace and Washington Heights made history. Trouble In The Heights became the first movie in over 40 years to be shown on the silver screen of the United Palace. Over 700 people came from the neighborhood and...

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A new center of care stakes its claim

Un nuevo centro de cuidado establece raíces

Algo está sucediendo. La semana pasada, un transeúnte por la calle 125 habrá notado algo nuevo en la famosa avenida. El alegre y amistoso interior atrae. Entre del frío, y se le ofrecerá café o té caliente. Hambriento?...
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From Lehman to lensman: Reznick goes rogue
Desde Lehman al hombre lente

The photographs show people in poses universal, at work and at play. They are familiar faces. In one picture, for example, we see a man and a woman.
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Ramadan launches Council campaign
Ramadan lanza campaña para Concejal

“Nadie más tiene el resume que tengo yo”. Con esas palabras, Zead Ramadan anunció su candidatura para concejal de la ciudad de Nueva York en el 2013.
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Latin Roots shines light on leaders
‘Latin Roots’ destaca a líderes

The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center was a constellation of Northern Manhattan’s shining stars this past Wed., Nov. 8. Four local leaders were honored by Community Works at the launch of its photographic exhibit “Latin Roots: Washington Heights/Inwood,”...
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Summer comes in December with Dream cast
El Teatro Inwood pone el talento joven en la mirilla

At a recent dress rehearsal at The Pied Piper Children's Theatre in Inwood, there was evident commotion as the group readied for its upcoming production...
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UC Recap Nov 26- Dec 1

The holidays are upon us and while many of us are busy either celebrating, preparing to celebrate or buying gifts for loved ones, there are many in our neighborhood that could use a little Christmas cheer. Enter Operation Toys For Cocktails: From now until midnight on...

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This Month at the Morris-Jumel Mansion

The annual Holiday Concert offers Renaissance and Baroque works by the Mansion’s ensemble-in-residence, Brooklyn Baroque (Andrew Bolotowsky, baroque flute; David Bakamjian, baroque cello; and Rebecca Pechefsky...

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A Room of his own
Su propia habitación

John Elmo’s novel, Room for Enjoyment, isn’t exactly autobiographical. But like the main character, Inwood resident Elmo was a top interior designer for more than 50 years...
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Filing and focused: Ami the Artist

Presente y enfocada: Ami, el artista

Que diferencia hace un año. Lo que comenzó como un amor personal al arte como expresado en el blog “El Salonsito” donde Amilka Vega podría enseñar sus últimos diseños de uñas...
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...

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MT Community 11.28.12

El Teatro de Niños Pied Piper de la ciudad de Nueva York con sede en Inwood presentará la obra de Shakespeare ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Niños entre las edades de 10 a 18 están envueltos...
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At Claudio’s: A master of the trade
En Claudio’s: Un maestro del oficio

Temprano en la tarde, la Barbería Claudio era un tranquilo refugio del bullicio de la calle. Este pasado miércoles, 14 de noviembre, no había televisión, radio y hasta recientemente, ni teléfonos. Solo la luz de otoño filtrándose...
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A temporary amusement in the park

Un parque temático temporero en el parque

If local residents were left scratching their heads this past Friday afternoon as they strolled past or jogged in Inwood Hill Park, one can only imagine what the Lenape might have thought...
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UC Recap: Nov 12 – Nov 17

We started the week with a thought-provoking opinion piece by John Paul Infante on the need to go beyond Marriage Equality legislation and to bring people together so we can better understand each other. Uptown resident, Octavio Blanco, and a few other hardy souls from Uptown and beyond, decided to take part in the grassroots efforts to help out those affected by Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway recently...

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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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A rousing finish for a trusted (and rusted) friend

Bluey no longer graces Inwood streets. The formerly blue 1982 Honda Civic had a dignified send-off Saturday afternoon. Owner Harry Ettling arranged a New Orleans-style funeral for his most trusted and rusted friend. “It’s time,” Ettling said. The car ran perfectly, but the body was giving out.

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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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National Jazz Museum in Harlem July 2012 Schedule

An iconic vocalist with a warm, expressive voice, Helen Merrill's infrequent recordings tend to be quite special with plenty...

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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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KaBOOM! Challenge: Turn playground visits into a free trip to Washington, D.C. By Nancy Bruning, MPH
Reto KaBOOM: Convierta visita a patios de recreo en viaje gratis a Washington, D.C.

¿Cómo le gustaría tener un verano con una variedad de patios de recreo para que su familia corra, brinque y ría?
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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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