Arts

The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-14 to 10-19

Man, I am still riding high from having taken part in the first ever Uptown Lit Festival, which took place on Saturday, October 19th at the United Palace of Cultural Arts and Word Up Community Bookshop. The event was an unequivocal success. Not only did we have...

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Making their debut, off-stage

Kayla Peña hopped and skipped to special choreography. They were movements of joy. Fitting that the cause of her happiness then would be an imminent encounter with song and dance. Peña and her mother, Kirsys Gómez, are going to go to Broadway, not for one, but for three, shows.

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Enfocado

El enfoque de la nueva exposición de fotografía de la Universidad de Columbia es la ciudad. Sin embargo, su fotógrafo también se puede...
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Dance Theater awarded health grant

McDonald’s Tri-State Owner/Operators awarded the Dance Theater of Harlem, Inc. with a $5,000 grant to support the organization’s “Healthy Dancers/Healthy Families Initiative,” a 32-week program designed to promote healthy lifestyles, educating minorities about wellness and building...

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This theater patron is a saint

El patrón de este teatro es un santo

Javier y Johnny son gemelos, separados al nacer. Nunca se conocieron, pero ambos siempre han sentido la existencia del uno al otro...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 10-7 to 10-12

DigiBunch, one of the nation’s most influential Hispanic communities online, recently announced it’s list of 20 Latino cultural leaders for its 2nd annual Latino Trailblazers video series and I had the honor of being chosen to the select list. This is to date, the biggest honor of my career and I feel extremely...

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Slams, soda, and syrup
Recitales, soda y jarabe

Imagine a store that sells veggie wraps with kale, pumpkin lattés and holds poetry slams. Its walls are adorned with the work of local artists. Sounds like an upscale café?
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Macy’s a la mexicana
Macy’s a la mexicana

Era difícil de decir. ¿Seria debido a su larga permanencia en las populares telenovelas María Mercedes, Marimar y María la del Barrio?
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La Feria en El Alto
La Feria en El Alto

Best-selling and beginning authors rubbed shoulders this weekend at the Feria del Libro Dominicano. The book fair, now in its seventh year, was a three-day...
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Bubble art
Arte burbuja

Tijay, an artist visiting New York from Ghana, was in town for only a few days. In between trips to the Guggenheim and the Whitney, he made sure to...
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No, seriously, this is just for laughs
Solo para reirse

Comedian Jim Mendrinos said friends couldn’t believe he will be performing in a bookstore in Washington Heights. It’s shocking to them that there’s...
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Out for a joust

Princesses, knights and all sorts of mythical creatures roamed the paths of Fort Tryon Park this past Sun., Sep. 29th, for the 29th Annual Fort Tryon Medieval Festival. The event, which is sponsored by the Washington Heights – Inwood Development Corporation (WHIDC) and...

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