Tag Archives: Arte

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Lectura Libre

The Uni Project is a nonprofit that creates learning environments in public spaces across New York City. Using custom-designed installations...
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Community News – 07.11.18
Noticias comunitarias – 07.11.18

Vea cómo se desarrolla el drama en Marcus Garvey Park el sábado 14 de julio de 8:30 p.m. - 9:40 p.m. El Teatro Clásico de Harlem...
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UC Recap – July 2 – July 7

Is Stop and Frisk really a thing of the past? Could it be that we have put that nasty relic of racist policing behind us? Nope. Not really...

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“Tired of your tired”
“Cansados de su cansado”

As submitted by artist Rosa Naparstek, the text above the pedestal is a re-write of Emma Lazarus’s poem “The New Colossus” which appears...
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“Our door is open to every person”
“Nuestra puerta está abierta a todas las personas”

En los últimos días, desde que se estableció la política de inmigración de tolerancia cero de la actual administración presidencial...
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Community News – 07.04.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.04.18

La risa se producirá en el Centro Schomburg para la Investigación de la Cultura Negra el miércoles 11 de julio a las 6:00 p.m. Bajo la...
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Community News – 06.27.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.27.18

Cree contenido atractivo en la Red de Vecindarios de Manhattan (MNN, por sus siglas en inglés) el martes 3 de julio de 9:30 a.m...
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UC Recap – June 11 – June 16

Grito Mexican Grill (1555 St Nicholas Avenue) in Washington Heights is one of my favorite Mexican restaurants Uptown. Not...

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Community News – 06.20.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.20.18

Baile en la Biblioteca Bloomingdale el lunes, 2 de julio a las 4:00 p.m. Aprenda la historia, la importancia y la evolución del break...
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Community News – 06.13.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.13.18

Start the summer off right with El Museo del Barrio and Sociedad Records on Mon., Jul. 24th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The collective is presenting...
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Defiant on Fifth
Desafiantes en la quinta

Fue un simple saludo. Una y otra vez, los manifestantes que pasaban frente a la Trump Tower en la calle 56 y la quinta avenida el 10 de junio...
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A Benefit of Blessings
Un beneficio de bendiciones

El Apolo estaba iluminado. El legendario teatro dio la bienvenida a los juerguistas para su 13ª Gala y Concierto Anual de beneficencia de...
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UC Recap – June 4 – June 9

I am writing this recap still in recovery mode after the truly epic bash thrown by the good folks at Presidente Beer and Boiler Room TV to celebrate...

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From Another Era
De otra era

Es hora de dar un salto atrás. La nueva exhibición en la Galería Arsenal de NYC Parks, "1978: El Proyecto de Fotos de NYC Parks/New York Times", está...
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Community News – 06.06.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 06.06.18

Viaje en el tiempo en la biblioteca de Fort Washington el sábado 16 de junio a las 2:00 p.m. La biblioteca proyectará Yours, Mine, and Ours...
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UC Recap – May 28– June 2

Ami V has been on the cutting edge of nail art for quite some time. Washington Heights’ own Ami V boasts a client’s list that includes The Gap, Harper’s...

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“We are here to stay”
“Estamos aquí para quedarnos”

Lloviera o tronara, el festival estaba en marcha. Palpitantes tambores, fuertes bajos y agudos silbidos marcaron el inicio del 31° Festival Anual Loisaida...

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A library fine the way it is
Una buena biblioteca como debe ser

Es interesante leer acerca de todo el amor por las bibliotecas. Es un hecho triste que los administradores de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York...
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Community News – 05.30.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.30.18

Stroll through Harlem with the Museum of the City of New York’s (MCNY) "Radical Routes Tour" on Sat., Jun. 9th from 10:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Get to...
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A Decade of Drama 
Una década de teatro 

¿Cómo superar sus diez? Mientras la organización de arte comunitaria el Proyecto de Teatro del Pueblo (PTP) celebra su décimo aniversario este año, sus...
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UC Recap – May 21– May 26

Disregard the actual calendar; Uptown summers begin with the kick off of the Uptown Arts Stroll. This year, the opening reception of the Uptown Arts Stroll...

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Community News – 05.23.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.23.18

Join the Apollo Education Program for a motivating full day of professional learning about Harlem and the Apollo Theater on Thurs., Jun. 7th from...
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UC Recap May 14 – May 19

There are more dark days ahead for the American Experiment. The future looks bleaker by the hour. The Tyrant is now referring to immigrants...

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“Together we found a way”
“Juntos encontramos un camino”

When I was introduced to what was left of the Loisaida Inc. story six years ago, it seemed to be coming to its end. All that remained...
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Community News – 05.16.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.16.18

Join Paul Sadowski at the Payson Center as he presents a short visual presentation on Sat., May 26th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m...
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UC Recap –  May 7 – May 12

The buzz this week was all about the Met Gala. Everybody was talking about the celebrities and their over-the-top fashion choices. Well, in honor of...

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Community News – 05.09.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.09.18

Hike and shoot the sunset at Fort Tryon Park on Wed., May 16th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The park’s pristine view of the Palisades and Hudson River...
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Seeing Kaia
Viendo a Kaia

I wasn’t always a perfect mom. Still ain’t. I check my child, I parent her but I am also her friend. She is one of my reasons...
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UC Recap – April 30 – May 5

Our democracy is facing an existential crisis. The enemies of democracy, decency and diversity have usurped the American Experiment and they are furiously...

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First in File
Primeros en línea

Making history is a common event for David Alexander Paterson. When he succeeded Eliot Spitzer and was sworn in 2008...
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Wadleigh is withdrawn
Wadleigh se salva

It’s a reprieve for Wadleigh. The city has pulled its proposal to cut the middle school grades of Wadleigh Secondary School for the...
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Community News – 05.02.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 05.02.18

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., May 5th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Participate in the special family...
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Retro in El Barrio
Retro en El Barrio

Fue regresar en el tiempo para El Barrio. Los residentes de East Harlem disfrutaron de juegos retro al aire libre como béisbol callejero, tejo...
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UC Recap –  April 23 – April 28

Buddha Beer Bar (4476 Broadway) makes some damn good bar food to complement their deep selection of craft beers. From the wings, to the burgers...

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Community News – 04.25.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.25.18

Get your art on at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Artist Rachel Sydlowski will guide young artists to create abstract...
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UC Recap –  April 16 – April 21

PLEASE do the following. Get on your phone, your tablet, your whatever it is you use to surf the interwebs and go to www.uptheater.org/ to get tickets...

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Hola a Lola
Lola en Casa

"Soy pastelito con salchipapa". El escritor ganador de la beca MacArthur y del Pultizer casi fue usurpado por principiantes...
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Spark at the Shelter
A color en el refugio

Estas paredes ya no estarán en silencio. El Departamento de Servicios para las Personas sin Hogar (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) ha...
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Community News – 04.18.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.18.18

Learn about the ancient earth-shaking and earth-shaping events of the city at Inwood Hill Park on Sat., Apr. 21st from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The...
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UC Recap – April 9 – April 14

Jack Veneno was the man. By far, the most well known Dominican wrestler of all time, Jack Veneno is held in an almost mythic regard by...

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FriENEMY Lines
Líneas Enemigas

When the #MeToo movement came into the American consciousness last year, I felt like I could finally see a light at the end of the tunnel. I was sure...
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Community News – 04.11.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.11.18

Escuche a jóvenes poetas en las Finales del Grand Slam de Urban Word NYC Teen Poetry en el Teatro Apollo el sábado 14 de abril a las 6:00...
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UC Recap –  April 2 – April 7

Don’t get me wrong I LOVE the NY Times but I am just not rocking with the Hudson Heights moniker for the more affluent parts of Washington Heights...

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Senior Style
Estilo senior

Estos modelos tenían elegancia y experiencia. Más de 20 ciudadanos adultos mayores se transformaron en modelos de moda y...
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Rites of Resistance
Ritos de resistencia

Wilhelmina Grant’s grandmother was the strong center of the family. A tall woman, she wore pants and sensible shoes and always had her...
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Community News – 04.04.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 04.04.18

Explore the digital oyster interactive in the exhibition “New York at Its Core” at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Thu...
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UC Recap – March 26 – March 31

After lengthy and difficult deliberations, we have a winner. Miranda Spencer is the winner of the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest...

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Community News – 03.28.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 03.28.18

Take part in the Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration at Fort Tryon Park on Sat., Apr. 7th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The three-acre Heather...
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Water Win
Triunfa el agua

Studying abroad has not dimmed her uptown cred. Miranda Spencer, currently an undergraduate student at the University of...
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Art at Allen: Nutritional Value
Arte en Allen: Valor nutricional

In an urban community vulnerable to the effects of gentrification, the healthiness, availability, and affordability of food are major issues...
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