Tag Archives: Arte

Sounds of Scandinavia
Sonidos de Escandinavia

Sunshine, free music, and a stunning park view. That's what Dorrit Matson envisioned when she helped create the Scandinavian Music Festival ...
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Sanctuary in the cellar
Santuario en el sótano

Typically, the basements within city apartment buildings are not thought of as attractive places.For residents, it's often the site to quickly dump their...
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Sparks in the park

King Lear unfolds beneath a leafy green canopy in Inwood Hill Park. This past Wed., Jun. 5th, Moose Hall Theatre Company kicked off its season of...
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Stroll kicks off

Distinguished figures are not strangers to Morris-JumelMansion, the stately white house on Coogan’s Bluff. George Washington stayed there during...
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Final curtain call for Sosúa
Llamada final a escena para Sosúa

After four years, the revolutionary Sosúa production will put on its final performance. In 2010, The YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and...
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Sharp words and broad swords
Manejo de espada y palabras

Moose Hall Theatre Company’s production of King Lear is cast. And only just a few days after the first read-through, the actors...
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A beacon of hope on Sugar Hill
Un rayo de esperanza en Sugar Hill

En una tarde de primavera sin nubes, un sol radiante brillaba en el cielo azul sobre el techo del lugar del Proyecto Sugar Hill, en la...
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Community News 5.15.13

Hike Training Session Want to lead a hike for the 9th annual Hike the Heights event taking place on June 1st? All community residents are invited to attend a Hike Leader training session on Sun., May 19th at10:00 a.m. Those interested in helping lead a Hike event should gather then at the meeting...

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From a fall, rising into her own
De una caída, levantándose sola

Ponce, who had previously worked at a non-profit that provided programming to the city’s homeless population, was injured at work.
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Return Film to the Palace
Traer de regreso el cine al Palace

Do you want to help return film to the United Palace? If so, come to a community meeting on Mon., May 13th at 7:15 p.m. at the United Palace, 4140 Broadway (enter at Broadway and 175th Street).
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Just A Dream comes to Cornerstone

Inwood resident Aaron Scott is known as a jazz percussionist who has performed with pianist McCoy Tyner since 1988. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, the Opera House of Vienna, and alongside many jazz greats, including Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie and Wynton Marsalis.

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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 4-29 to 5-4

April 29 – May 4 Mark your calendars folks, the Eleventh Annual Drums Along The Hudson: A Native American Festival will take place on Sunday, May 19th, 2013 in the urban oasis that is Inwood Hill Park from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, rain or shine. The festival is a celebration of Native American...

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Call to artists: Ephemeral Arts Project

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) and the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are accepting submissions for the Ephemeral Arts Project, a series of temporary art installations to be on display during June 2013. As part of NoMAA’s 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll, NYRP will host...

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Bound and bothered
Atada y molesta

The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding opens next week at the Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum. The exhibit was created by Camilla Huey...
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Springing into health and happiness

An event planner scarcely needs reason for celebration. Any excuse will do – and spring offers abundant motivation. On Sat., Apr. 20th, event planners who routinely execute weddings, parties, quinceañeras and more got together to plan something a little different: “Let’s Bloom,” a free...

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The Uptown Collective- The recap 4-22 to 4-27

I have a confession to make. Please don’t judge me. I have a thing for the Pumpkin House, which in my opinion is one of the most unique properties in all of New York City And when I say I have a “thing” for the Pumpkin House, I mean I have an unhealthy obsession with the oddly shaped edifice.

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Community News 05.01.13

The New York Police Department’s (NYPD) Community Affairs Bureau is hosting a program called "Cops and Teens Click Together," which teaches...
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And the winner is…

Before the Uptown Arts Stroll approached its 10th Anniversary in June, the decision had to be made. Which of the posters would soon come to stand as the defining artwork for this year’s community celebration of art and artists?

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Women in Action
Mujeres en acción

“Women have always been in action.” So said George Hulse, the Vice President of External Affairs at Healthfirst. On Wed., Mar. 20th...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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¡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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