Tag Archives: Arts

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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Artspace, Inc. wins Historic Preservation Award

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has announced that seven distinctive historic preservation projects received 2014 New York State Historic Preservation Awards. Among them was Artspace, Inc., a national nonprofit organization in Northern Manhattan that creates living and work space for artists.

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MT- Community 12.10.14

Integrity Harlem will host “A Rainbow Christmas” celebration at the historic African American Saint Philip’s Episcopal Church on Fri., Dec. 12th...
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UC Recap – December 1 – December 6

I am writing this newsletter still in awe of what I just witnessed, right here in Washington Heights, at the venerable United Palace. The Hip-Hop Nutcracker was quite simply fantastic. The New York City debut of the show exceeded all of my expectations. Just image Tchaikovsky's classic score augmented by some of the most imaginative and innovative hip-hop choreography you will ever see.

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Blow by blow with Kurtis

When it comes to being a pioneer, Kurtis Blow has got it covered. The Harlem-born legend was the first rapper signed to a major record label, the first to embark on a national concert tour, and notched the first gold record in rap history with The Breaks in 1980. Several decades into his career, Blow is still forging new ground.

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The Beatbox Ballet
El ballet beatbox

They're bringing the Blow. The United Palace of Cultural Arts (UPCA) has crafted a holiday treat, made especially for...
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Spice on the screen
Especia en la pantalla

Justo cuando usted se dirige al estante de las especias para preparar platos decadentes tanto dulces como salados, llega un poco de inspiración cinematográfica...
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“A force of nature”
“Una fuerza de la naturaleza”

Marcus Burke hacía una investigación en una habitación remota del Palacio de Liria de Madrid en la década de 1970 cuando una elegante mujer entró en la habitación. Ella preguntó si Don Rodrigo, el mayordomo, había regresado...
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THE 2015 UPTOWN ARTS STROLL POSTER CONTEST
El Concurso del Afiche del Paseo de las Artes del Alto Manhattan 2015

Para las propuestas de este año del concurso del afiche, se les pide a los artistas que incorporen estos elementos en su propuesta de arte...
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Community News 12.03.14

Únase a "In The Mix", de Harlem Pride, en el Hotel Aloft Harlem, para la segunda colecta anual de juguetes en beneficio del Departamento de Pediatría del Hospital Harlem.
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Boricua BLOOM

Four Nuyorican poets will come together as part of the “BLOOM: The Reading Series at Hudson View Gardens”. All four poets have been involved with the...
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Hamilton in the Heights
Hamilton en the Heights

In celebration of its 250th anniversary, Morris-Jumel Mansion is teaming up with The Public Theater to present a special benefit performance of Hamilton...
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Y undergoes major renovations
La Y experimenta renovaciones importantes

The YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood ("the Y") has served uptown community members at its Nagle Avenue location since 1956. Soon, it will serve up some added polish...
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Artists for “After Afropolitan”
Se buscan artistas para “After Afropolitan”

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is looking for artists to submit work to be considered for an upcoming exhibition, titled “After Afropolitan...
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MT Community 11.12.14

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will host a dramatic reading of Joan Didion’s memoir Blue Nights, a follow up to her National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking...
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UC Recap: November 3 – November 8

For those that don’t know, bodegas are so much more than simply places that sell anything from produce, to meat, to beer, to cigars and condoms. Bodegas are neighborhood institutions...

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Shaping self, in the shot
Dándonos forma en la foto

No shots of Kim Kardashian’s prosperous posterior appear in the latest photography exhibit of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA)...
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MT Community 11.05.14

Join the Schomburg Center for a screening of Rehad Desai's film Miners Shot Down in the second installment of the Center’s...
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UC Recap:October 20 – October 25

The Holidays now have a new Holiday Spectacular. Hip-Hop legend Kurtis Blow will be making his way Uptown to take part in The Hip-Hop Nutcracker at the United Palace on Sunday, December 7th at 6pm...

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Halloween Fun for Everyone
Diversión de Halloween para todos

Halloween, tan divertido y emocionante como puede ser, también presenta grandes retos para las familias de niños con autismo y/o trastorno del proceso sensorial...
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Vendy en El Barrio

The Vendy Awards, in partnership with East Harlem’s La Marqueta, will bring local food vendors into the historic commercial area. For five Sundays...
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Dyckman Farmhouse Fall Festival

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum will be hosting their annual Fall Festival this Sun., Oct. 19th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The Farmhouse, located on the corner of 204th Street and Broadway, will offer guests a number of exciting free events. Guests will be allowed to tour the 230 year old house...

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Que bonitas banderas
Qué bonitas banderas

Eran cincuenta en la Quinta. Miles de neoyorquinos se alinearon a lo largo de la Quinta Avenida el pasado domingo 12 de octubre para conmemorar el aniversario 50 del Desfile del Día de la Herencia Hispana..
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Where paths cross, providence follows
Caminos cruzados seguidos por la providencia

Cuando Lourdes Carrasco tenía 11 años, regresó a la República Dominicana durante un verano y obtuvo una cédula o documento de identidad. Decía "blanca"...
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Fitting and fighting
Ejercitarse y luchar

October is Breast Cancer awareness Month, which seeks to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for its prevention and treatment.
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Festival brings cinema to children
Festival lleva el cine a los niños

Luces... cámara...niños. Por sexto año consecutivo, KidCinemaFest, un festival de cine dirigido específicamente a niños y sus familias, está de vuelta en la ciudad de Nueva York.
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Pop UP puppets
Títeres Pop UP

Thurston lies on a bed of nails. Ivan, with his iron-clad stomach, swallows swords. Boris has spiral telephone cords for arms, making him a natural acrobat.
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Gone Girl
Perdida

Ghosts, insanity and repressed sexuality are just some of the themes Henry James explored in his 19th century novella, Turn of the Screw...
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MT Community 10.08.14

During his three terms as mayor of Curitiba, Brazil in the 1970’s and ’80’s, architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner sought to transform...
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Stoking new fires
CCCADI prepara nuevas oficinas centrales

¿Quién dijo que no se puede conseguir mucho en estos días por un dólar? Una antigua estación de bomberos en el Este de Harlem estará ...
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Milongas y más

Cuando la pregunta es "¿Bailamos tango?", la respuesta es un entusiasta "¡Sí!". El festival Shall We Tango de la ciudad de Nueva York...
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