Tag Archives: Arts
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.Read More »
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...Read More »
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.Read More »
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...
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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...
THE 2015 UPTOWN ARTS STROLL POSTER CONTEST El Concurso del Afiche del Paseo de las Artes del Alto Manhattan 2015
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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..