Tag Archives: Entertainment

“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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A Rosy Reading
Lectura rosada

It’s read all over. April 23rd is World Book Day, marked throughout the world in different ways. In Catalonia, Spain, it is known as Saint George...
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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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Figures in the Find
Figuras en búsqueda

No son exactamente héroes. En cambio, las acciones de los personajes principales de la última obra de la Compañía de Teatro Up pasan de...
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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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Hunt in the Heights
Caras y Canastas

No little bunny hop here – this was a mad dash. Hundreds of families and children turned out this past Sat., Apr. 8th for a ceremonial...
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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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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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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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Community News – 03.29.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.29.17

Find out what it means to be a global citizen at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum on Thurs., Apr. 6th at 10:00 a.m. This season's theme was...
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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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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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Community News – 03.01.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.01.17

Improve your survival skills at Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Mar. 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The fire-making workshop, led by Urban...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 the landscapes...
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‎No pie need apply
‎Perfección de pastel

Any way you sliced it, it was a sweet story – and a dentist's dream. To mark a series of landmark anniversaries on its campus this year...
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UC Recap – January 9th – January 14th

What happens to a Dream Act deferred? The election of you-know-who has left many immigrants deeply concerned...

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Library proposed as new affordable housing site

Biblioteca propuesta como nuevo sitio de viviendas asequibles

Vivirán los libros – junto con las viviendas. Funcionarios de la ciudad han revelado un plan para remodelar dramáticamente la sucursal de Inwood de...
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Curled up with Celia
Enrollarse con Celia

¿Que fue un icono cubano lo que lo llevó a la atención de las autoridades federales? ¿Que la figura desbordada muestra una...
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Community News – 01.11.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.11.17

Discuta el cambiante paisaje de moda y género en el Museo de la Ciudad de Nueva York el jueves, 12 de enero a las 6:30 p.m. El debate será...
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From Rio to Millrose
De Río a Millrose

It'll be a new runners' high. Northern Manhattan will soon get a close-up look at a slew of recent track and field stars, as 11 gold medalists...
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UC Recap – January 2nd – January 7th

Democracy will never be the same again. Democracy now comes with drums. Guiras y tamboras to be exact. On January 3rd, in the wee hours...

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Spirit Scholars
Espíritus sabios

Fue una gran celebración. Por 38º año consecutivo, el Museo Americano de Historia Natural (AMNH, por sus siglas en inglés) organizó su celebración...
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Community News – 01.04.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.04.17

Laugh it up at the Apollo Theater’s Comedy Club on Thurs., Jan. 12th at 10:00 p.m. Looking to its roots, the Apollo is expanding its programming...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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