Tag Archives: Arts

Back to basics
De vuelta a lo básico

Luego de pintar las calles de East Harlem por años, el muralista James De La Vega – parte filósofo, parte artista del graffiti...
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Raising the roof to break through
Levantando todas las voces

It only takes a few minutes to turn an audience member into an activist. That’s the premise of People’s Theatre...
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Telling her story
Contando su historia

La Liga de Broadway Viva Broadway y el United Palace de Artes Culturales en Washington Heights son anfitriones de una...
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“A miniature industrial revolution”

“Una revolución industrial en miniatura”

Jerry Castaños spent hours watching sci-fi TV shows when he was a kid. The Replicator captured his imagination. An advanced...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 2-3 to 2-8

It is Black History Month people! Did you know that Washington Heights boasts a world class educational and cultural space dedicated to the late great Malcolm X and his valiant fight for civil and human rights? The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational...

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Harlem Pride mural on display at EmblemHealth

Mural Harlem Pride en exhibición en EmblemHealth

The newest art piece to commemorate Harlem’s vibrant and cultural community can be found inside EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care, located at 215 West 125th Street.
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Celebrating at Carter
Celebrando en Carter

On Thurs., Jan. 30th, seniors at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program in East Harlem celebrated the Year of the Horse with...
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“The March” in the Park
La Marcha en el Parque

“The March” is on. The Parks and Recreation Department is commemorating Black History Month with "The March," an exhibit exploring...
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2014 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest

Concurso de carteles del Paseo de las Artes 2014

La Alianza de las Artes del Norte de Manhattan se complace en anunciar el Paseo de las Artes 2014, un festival anual con más de...
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Reynaldo’s Real Fiction
La ficción real de Reynaldo

A Reynaldo García Pantaleón no le gusta imponer el significado de una pintura al espectador. Por lo general comienza con una...
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“The band makes me look good”

“La banda me hace ver bien”

Long accustomed to hearing his classic songs reverberate through the streets, local residents might have been surprised to see artist Rubén Blades (pronounced “blades,” as in English) himself...
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Scribble Away
Garabatear

Los niños son artistas naturales. Eche un vistazo a sus paredes en las que pondrán dibujos hechos de crayones, pintura y...
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The Phoenix rises at Saint John the Divine

Celebrated artist Xu Bing, famous for live installation art pieces such as Silkworm Series, The Net, and Monkeys Grasping the Moon, has brought his new exhibition, Phoenix, to the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in Morningside Heights.

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When opposites attract
Cuando los opuestos se atraen

En una de las imágenes de la última exposición de Yael Ben-Zion, dos copias de 'El Principito' están juntas, una en francés y otra en hebreo.In-English

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Fine art in favor
Favorecidas las bellas artes

When football meets fine art, it’s a great day for everyone—especially children. This year’s Harlem Fine Arts Show features Jocks in Smocks. En-espanol

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Community Events 01.08.14

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance has extended the deadline for its Arts Stroll Poster Contest to Fri., Jan. 10th at 5:00 p.m.
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Celebrate Creativity
Celebrar la creatividad

January is International Creativity Month, and no one knows real ingenuity like moms. Here are just few ideas to help get your family's ideas flowing.
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-23 to 12-28

This is our last missive of 2013 folks and I cannot overstate what an honor it has been writing this column for the last 4 years. The Manhattan Times is an Uptown institution and having this weekly forum in addition to the website has helped us tremendously in expanding the Uptown...

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El Hombre Complejo
El Hombre Complejo

‘En plein air.’ La expresión en francés significa “al aire libre”, y es típicamente utilizada para describir el acto de pintar al aire libre.
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 12-16 to 12-21

It’s official people; Washington Heights and Dominicans are #1. Well…. sort of. It turns out that according to the newly released report, The Newest New Yorkers, published by the Department of City Planning; Washington Heights has the largest number of foreign-born people of any city neighborhood...

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Feggo and Frida
Feggo y Frida

Frida Kahlo está molesta. A pesar de que Felipe Galindo, caricaturista de The New Yorker, vivió en Coyoacán durante ocho...
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Decoding Encadenada
Descifrando Encadenada

Todo el mundo sabía que Catalina Bravo estaba teniendo un romance. Todo el mundo, excepto su marido. Francisco Bravo...
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Putting the “art” in charter
La escuela creativa

"We believe in forming well-rounded students.” Spoke like a true principal. For Dr. Vasthi Acosta, who ism indeed, head of the...
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Call for submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest

Convocatoria de propuestas: concurso de carteles del Paseo de las Artes 2014

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll — an annual festival featuring more than...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 11-25 to 11-30

Our Time Travel Tuesdays post takes us back to a story that was first published in The NY Times on May 15th, 2009. Imagine you move into an apartment that unbeknownst to you happens to be the former stash house of a now deported drug dealer with ties to a crooked cop. It gets worse.

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“A family album”
“Un álbum familiar”

Bernadette Franco stared at the decades-old, black-and-white photographs of everyday life in the South Bronx during the 1970's, 1980's and...
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Headed up with Going Down
Subiendo con Going Down

Chris Campanioni wears many hats. Journalist, model, teacher, poet ― Campanioni has all of these roles on his resumé, and recently...
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Goddess at the Center
Diosas en el Centro

Las diosas están de vuelta y esta vez bendiciendo el Centro Shabazz. La última exposición individual de Andrea Arroyo, su tercera este año, es...
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On the ground level
A nivel del suelo

En un paseo por el Parque Inwood Hill, Jessica Lagunas, encontró un pequeño huevo azul. Lo llevó a casa y lo guardó en el interior de...
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Screenings con sazón
Proyecciones con sazón

Si usted está buscando películas con sabor, está de suerte esta semana. El Tercer Festival Internacional Anual de Cine de la Herencia Puertorriqueña...
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Crayons, and spirits, alight
Crayones, y espíritus, se incendian

Ten years ago, the HudsonViewGardens’ HVG Art Group hosted its first official art exhibit in the co-op building. But the co-op had long been...
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Taking root, seed by seed

Tomando la raíz, semilla por semilla

El símbolo más fácilmente identificable de la isla de Manhattan es probablemente el que la mayoría de los viajeros ven diariamente: el mapa del...
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International cinema – sippy cups welcome

Cine internacional, vasos entrenadores y todo

¡Prepárese para una avalancha! Las familias locales que buscan una oportunidad de satisfacer su inclinación cineasta no necesitarán viajar...
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At the crossroads of art and activism

En la encrucijada del arte y el activismo

La vida de los artistas y de los inmigrantes resuena entre sí. A menudo se consideran a sí mismos como extranjeros, con frecuencia no se...
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Lights on Broadway
Luces sobre Broadway

It all started with a slice of pizza. Julian Kaiser walked out of his favorite pizzeria at 189th Street and Broadway a few years ago and realized that the...
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A found fortune
Una fortuna encontrada

Lilli and Charles (née Carl) are the lucky ones. On the morning of Nov. 8, 1938, Lilli Meseritz’s 72-year-old grandmother answered the door.
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“It brought out the magic”

Steven Gil had one word to describe Cinderella: “Awesome.” His mother, Sonia Gil, was surprised that her teenage son would ascribe such a word to the aspirational tale of a young woman seeking her Prince Charming. Though, to be fair, she did not know what to expect when she came to see the...

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A love letter to letters
Una carta de amor a las letras

On his first day of school in Puerto Rico, Luis Gutiérrez was shocked to learn he did not know his own name. Growing up in Chicago, he said he...
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The Real Gilmore Girl
La verdadera chica Gilmore

Algunos dicen que el arte imita a la vida. Berda Gilmore dice que la vida imita al arte. Su propio matrimonio estaba en problemas cuando...
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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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Summer of Reading
Verano de lectura

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Sounds of Scandinavia
Sonidos de Escandinavia

Sunshine, free music, and a stunning park view. That's what Dorrit Matson envisioned when she helped create the Scandinavian Music Festival ...
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Sanctuary in the cellar
Santuario en el sótano

Typically, the basements within city apartment buildings are not thought of as attractive places.For residents, it's often the site to quickly dump their...
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Sparks in the park

King Lear unfolds beneath a leafy green canopy in Inwood Hill Park. This past Wed., Jun. 5th, Moose Hall Theatre Company kicked off its season of...
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Stroll kicks off

Distinguished figures are not strangers to Morris-JumelMansion, the stately white house on Coogan’s Bluff. George Washington stayed there during...
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Taking a hike – take 9
Haciendo una caminata, ahora por 9 años

Throw together giraffes, paint, children and Spanish visitors on a brilliantly warm day. Sound confusing? Not if you happen to have spent time...
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No simple answers
Sin respuestas sencillas

If Shakespeare ever created a manual on how to play the parts, no one has ever found it. It’s up to the actors to determine how to create the roles.
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