Arts

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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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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A Latter-Day Langston
Un Langston actual

David Ellis is ready for his close up. The 38-year-old City Island poet recently self-published his second book, Honey in Harlem. His...
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Community News – 01.31.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.31.18

Be a part of the conversation at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Tues., Feb. 6th at 6:30 p.m. Documentary photographer...
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UC Recap –  January 22 – January 27

Jon Michaud penned an absolute must-read in The New Yorker on the importance of Coogan’s and how the community rallied together...

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Free Verse
Verso libre

One page. It’s all that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, who has penned reams with In the Heights, Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue...
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In Remembrance: Pamela Palanque-North
En recuerdo: Pamela Palanque-Norte

Desde el sur del Bronx, donde nació la tercera hija del detective del NYPD Manuel Francisco Palanque Sr. y la educadora Lilliemae "Lovey" Palanque...
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Community News – 01.24.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.24.18

The Apollo will host Blackberry Productions’ March On! on Thurs., Feb 15th at 11:30 a.m. The production follows the journey of four attendees from...
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UC Recap – January 15 – January 20

Another Uptown institution, Galicia Restaurant, may soon close if the landlord cannot be convinced to reconsider the lease terms they...

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Community News – 01.17.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.17.18

Witness the legacy of Shirley Chisholm at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Wed., Jan. 24th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The...
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A day wise and wistful
Celebrando con Los Magos y Miranda

Habría tiempo suficiente para política y política. Primero, la hora del cuento. Las familias desafiaron el frío abrasador y se formaron en el...
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Community News – 01.10.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.10.18

Obtenga un poco de tiempo de apego de calidad con su bebé en la Biblioteca Bloomingdale el miércoles 10 de enero a la 1:30 p.m. Los bebés...
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The arts are here to stay
Las artes están aquí para quedarse

When I accepted the job of Chancellor, I knew right away that the arts would be a focal point of my tenure. The arts are not an add-on...
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Parade of Perseverance
Desfile de la perseverancia

Four decades later, the three kings (and queens) still reign. The East Harlem streets will once again be taken over by real camels, giant hand-made puppets...
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Long by the Light
Prolongada por la luz

La que fue la más larga fue seguramente la noche más animada. Grand Central, en el norte del condado, organizó su celebración de las...
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UC Recap –  December 25 – December 30

Happy New Year, mi gente! Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys...

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Community News – 01.03.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.03.18

Take part in the celebration of the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on...
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UC Recap – December 18 – December 23

Okay people, I have the fail-proof remedy for kicking off the New Year right. How does this sound? A hike through the majestic Inwood Hill Park on...

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Community News – 12.27.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.27.17

Take a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park on Sun., Jan. 7th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participants will be guided by horticulturist...
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Community News – 12.20.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.20.17

Join the Studio Museum in Harlem for a kick-off celebration on Fri., Jan. 12th from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The “Last Look” Mixer is a four-day celebration...
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UC Recap –  December 11 – December 16

Angel Salazar began working at Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza when it first opened in 2004. He eventually worked his way up to manager...

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Community News – 12.13.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.13.17

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 5th at...
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UC Recap –  December 4 – December 9

What up people? This is what you need to do. It is a must that you get your tickets for The Hip Hop Nutcracker going down at the United Palace...

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Community News – 12.06.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.06.17

Jazz up your holiday season at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum on Sun., Dec. 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chris Whittaker, pianist, composer...
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UC Recap –  November 27 – December 2

Calling all artists! Listen up folks, NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal...

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Heritage for the Holidays
Herencia en la historia

"Historia", es como Mercedes Molina describió la escena a su alrededor. La mujer de 67 años habló con evidente cariño por "La Marqueta"...
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Community News – 11.29.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.29.17

The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) will be hosting the book launch of Joseph Rodriguez’s Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the '80s on...
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UC Recap –  November 20 – November 25

Luis Ferré-Sadurni of the NY Times penned a simply heartbreaking account of the massive fire that tore through an apartment building...

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Community News – 11.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.22.17

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with Ballet Hispánico, presents a trio of works that draw upon the versatility of the nation’s premier...
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UC Recap –  November 13 – November 18

Super big shout out to GQ Magazine for taking a brave stance and naming Colin Kaepernick ‘Citizen of the Year’. The excellent cover story...

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Geography and Identity
Geografía e identidad

Dos exposiciones gratuitas actualmente en exhibición en cada extremo del norte del condado examinan diferentes aspectos de la identidad de...
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Community News – 11.15.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.15.17

Explore the innards of modern personal computers at the Harlem Library on Tues., Nov. 21st from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Guests will learn the difference...
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Community News – 11.08.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.08.17

Explore the connection with the native peoples of this country at Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Nov. 11th from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Urban Park...
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UC Recap – October 30 – November 4

On October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast and unleashed extensive damage on New York and New Jersey. Some parts of these...

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Motives of Madness
Motivos de la locura

El anochecer en la Avenida Melrose fue íntimo, con un leve murmullo y risas. Los invitados se desplazaban en pequeños grupos en un pequeño...
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Haven in the Halls
Refugio en los salones

Habrá aún más ayuda en la escuela. Más estudiantes de escuelas públicas de la ciudad tendrán ahora un mayor acceso a los servicios de...
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