Tag Archives: Arte

“Together we found a way”
“Juntos encontramos un camino”

When I was introduced to what was left of the Loisaida Inc. story six years ago, it seemed to be coming to its end. All that remained...
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Community News – 05.16.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.16.18

Join Paul Sadowski at the Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation on Sat., May 26th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m...
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UC Recap –  May 7 – May 12

The buzz this week was all about the Met Gala. Everybody was talking about the celebrities and their over-the-top fashion choices. Well, in honor of...

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Community News – 05.09.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.09.18

Hike and shoot the sunset at Fort Tryon Park on Wed., May 16th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The park’s pristine view of the Palisades and Hudson River...
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Seeing Kaia
Viendo a Kaia

I wasn’t always a perfect mom. Still ain’t. I check my child, I parent her but I am also her friend. She is one of my reasons...
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UC Recap – April 30 – May 5

Our democracy is facing an existential crisis. The enemies of democracy, decency and diversity have usurped the American Experiment and they are furiously...

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First in File
Primeros en línea

Making history is a common event for David Alexander Paterson. When he succeeded Eliot Spitzer and was sworn in 2008...
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Wadleigh is withdrawn
Wadleigh se salva

It’s a reprieve for Wadleigh. The city has pulled its proposal to cut the middle school grades of Wadleigh Secondary School for the...
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Community News – 05.02.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.02.18

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., May 5th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participate in the special family...
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Retro in El Barrio
Retro en El Barrio

Fue regresar en el tiempo para El Barrio. Los residentes de East Harlem disfrutaron de juegos retro al aire libre como béisbol callejero, tejo...
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UC Recap –  April 23 – April 28

Buddha Beer Bar (4476 Broadway) makes some damn good bar food to complement their deep selection of craft beers. From the wings, to the burgers...

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Community News – 04.25.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.25.18

Get your art on at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Artist Rachel Sydlowski will guide young artists to create abstract...
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UC Recap –  April 16 – April 21

PLEASE do the following. Get on your phone, your tablet, your whatever it is you use to surf the interwebs and go to www.uptheater.org/ to get tickets...

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Hola a Lola
Lola en Casa

"Soy pastelito con salchipapa". El escritor ganador de la beca MacArthur y del Pultizer casi fue usurpado por principiantes...
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Spark at the Shelter
A color en el refugio

Estas paredes ya no estarán en silencio. El Departamento de Servicios para las Personas sin Hogar (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) ha...
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Community News – 04.18.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.18.18

Learn about the ancient earth-shaking and earth-shaping events of the city at Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Apr. 21st from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The...
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UC Recap – April 9 – April 14

Jack Veneno was the man. By far, the most well known Dominican wrestler of all time, Jack Veneno is held in an almost mythic regard by...

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FriENEMY Lines
Líneas Enemigas

When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure...
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Community News – 04.11.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.11.18

Escuche a jóvenes poetas en las Finales del Grand Slam de Urban Word NYC Teen Poetry en el Teatro Apollo el sábado 14 de abril a las 6:00...
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UC Recap –  April 2 – April 7

Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights...

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Senior Style
Estilo senior

Estos modelos tenían elegancia y experiencia. Más de 20 ciudadanos adultos mayores se transformaron en modelos de moda y...
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Rites of Resistance
Ritos de resistencia

Wilhelmina Grant’s grandmother was the strong center of the family. A tall woman, she wore pants and sensible shoes and always had her...
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Community News – 04.04.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.04.18

Explore the digital oyster interactive in the exhibition “New York at Its Core” at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Thu...
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UC Recap – March 26 – March 31

After lengthy and difficult deliberations, we have a winner. Miranda Spencer is the winner of the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest...

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Community News – 03.28.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.28.18

Take part in the Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 7th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The three-acre Heather...
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Water Win
Triunfa el agua

Studying abroad has not dimmed her uptown cred. Miranda Spencer, currently an undergraduate student at the University of...
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Art at Allen: Nutritional Value
Arte en Allen: Valor nutricional

In an urban community vulnerable to the effects of gentrification, the healthiness, availability, and affordability of food are major issues...
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UC Recap –  March 19 – March 24

Washington Heights is on the frontlines of the war on immigrants that Donald Trump is waging. Cinthya Santos Briones, Laura Gottesdiener...

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Community News – 03.21.18
Noticias comunitarias – 03.21.18

Satsang is a spiritual discourse or sacred gathering. Take part at Bread and Yoga on Fri., Mar. 23rd from 6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. The group will...
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UC Recap – March 12 – March 17

On Monday, March 12, Rep. Adriano Espaillat held an Inwood Rezoning Forum where he presented a sweeping vision for the future of...

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Talk of the Town Hall
Revisando la rezonificación

In a sweeping presentation to a packed auditorium, Congressman Adriano Espaillat reiterated support for “truly affordable housing” in Inwood....
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Community News – 03.14.18
Noticias Comunitarias  – 03.14.18

Parents and caregivers are invited to explore the world of ABCmouse.com at the Fort Washington Library on Sat., Mar. 17th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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UC Recap –  March 5 – March 10

OK, folks, trust us on this one. There is nothing like Harlem Eat Up. Just imagine all your favorite food and spirits in one place. Simply stated, this...

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Community News – 03.07.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.07.17

Get weird at the Apollo on Thurs., Mar. 22nd at 8:00 p.m. “Weird Al” Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back...
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Menu Mélange
Mezcla de menú

Fue una congregación culinaria. Marcus Samuelsson, jefe de cocina de Red Rooster en Harlem, y Robert Hohmann, chef ejecutivo de Gaby...
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UC Recap –  February 26 – March 3

When Ligaya Mishan speaks, people listen. For the last few years, Mishan has introduced countless foodies to some of the best-kept secrets of...

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Community News – 02.28.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.28.18

Show off your moves at the Museum of the City of New York’s (MCNY) Alexander Hamilton Disco on Fri., Mar. 2nd from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m...
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UC Recap –  February 19 – February 24

The community came out in force to ensure that their voices were heard at the Inwood Rezoning public hearing on Thursday, February 22. Sherry...

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Uptown for the Swing
Festival de Jazz llega al Alto

It’s a new jazz swing. The jazz standard “Take the A Train” was first composed in 1939, and it became one of Duke Ellington’s signature songs...
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Community News – 02.21.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.21.18

Celebrate the opening of the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art’s new spring show “BIBLIOBANDIDO: Story Eater!” on Thurs., Mar...
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UC Recap –  February 12 – February 17

Our Congressman Adriano Espaillat has decided to weigh in on the rezoning of Inwood. In an exclusive Op-Ed that appeared right here in...

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A Rosa in Harlem
Una Rosa en Harlem

El cambio ha llegado al centro. El Centro Cultural Caribeño Instituto de la Diáspora Africana (CCCADI, por sus siglas en inglés) ha anunciado una...
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Meow Muscle
Músculo del ‘meow’

Tres padres de Inwood piensan que las armas deben ser intercambiadas por gatitos. What If…Love es una serie de cortos que proponen eso...
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Community News – 02.14.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.14.18

Celebrate the 33rd Annual New York Sword Dance Festival at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., Feb. 17th at 3:30 p.m. The museum will...
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UC Recap –  February 5 – February 10

Say it ain’t so. We knew this was coming, but the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) just released a report entitled...

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By the books
Por los libros

Mimi Levin Lieber eligió Molly’s Puppy Tale, y hojeó suavemente las páginas. "Me encanta ver tantos libros", dijo, sonriendo alegremente y gesticulando...
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Canvas of Compassion
Lienzo de compasión

Beauty is revolutionary. Visual artist Andrea Arroyo, probably best known for colorful and lyrical images of goddesses, recently won...
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Community News – 02.07.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 02.07.18

Experience the live musical documentary Soundtrack ’63 at the Apollo Theater on Sat., Feb. 24th at 8:00 p.m. The performance...
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UC Recap –  January 29 – February 3

Oh, snap! Lexiglass is back with some more heat. On the latest installment of their uncut raw Cubetazo mixtape series, Uptown’s own Lexiglass...

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“Be willing to lose”
“Estén dispuestos a perder”

Cuando Junot Díaz compartió por primera vez con alguien cercano a él la noticia de que quería ser escritor, no fue exactamente alentadores...
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