Arts

UC Recap – April 24 – April 29

HealthEquity4BlackLives / Mailman for Equity and Free University – NYC are planning the Heights Teach-In: Uptown Unites for Justice...

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“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Community News – 04.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.26.17

Experience the art and craft of storytelling at The Apollo on Fri., May 5th at 7:30 p.m. The Moth brings together storytellers from...
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UC Recap – April 17 – April 22

I am writing this missive still feeling exhilarated from the massive turnout for the Uptown March for Immigrant Rights. Shout out...

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Car Free Day returns

No wheels for Washington Heights. This coming Saturday, a nine-block stretch of busy St. Nicholas Avenue will be packed with...

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Tweet Take
Tirando con un tuit

Las reglas son simples: mantenerlo limpio y en un tweet. En honor al Mes Nacional de Poesía, la Ciudad de Nueva York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture)...
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UC Recap – April 10 – April 15

It is 2½ minutes to ‘midnight.’ The Doomsday Clock is ticking ever so louder ever since you know who usurped our democracy. Welcome...

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Community News – 04.19.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.19.17

Get to know the city’s wildlife up close and personal on Sat., May 6th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers...
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Community News – 04.12.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.12.17

Head to Fort Tryon Park on Thurs., Apr. 13th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. where “Dr. A” will identify different trees and insects. Participants will...
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UC Recap – April 3 – April 8

Tupac Shakur is now a Hall of Famer. Most people tend to forget that the firebrand emcee was born in Harlem. The child of two Black Panthers...

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Community News – 04-05-17
Noticias Comunitarias – 04-05-17

Ever dreamed of making your own tiny floating vessel like the one in Stuart Little? Become a shipwright at the Museum of the City of...
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Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees
Paseo de las Artes 2017 nombra a homenajeados

El festival anual de las artes de un mes de duración del norte de Manhattan está programado para regresar. El Paseo de las Artes 2017 se...
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A Look at Lenfest
Una Mirada a Lenfest

Es un nuevo destino en el Alto para el arte. El creciente nuevo campus de Manhattanville de la Universidad Columbia continúa tomando...
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UC Recap – March 20th – March 25th

We have a winner folks. Visual artist and painter Alexis Agliano Sanborn of Washington Heights has been chosen as the winner of...

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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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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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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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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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