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Juan Luis Guerra - Literal

Mood Music: Juan Luis Guerra – Literal

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Juan Luis Guerra is arguably the greatest musician the Dominican Republic has ever produced. He is also one of the greatest songwriters of all time, bar none. He is part of a rarefied class of…

Deportation raids reported | Manhattan Times

On alert. President Donald Trump has ordered deportation raids to begin on Sunday in at least 10 major cities, according to published reports. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will begin…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #ICEraids

⁦.@realDonaldTrump⁩ has to come through members of the ⁦@HispanicCaucus⁩ if he expects to terrorize our communities with his #ICEraids and we will NOT be silent. #KnowYourRights pic.twitter.com/qO1ZeYAWod — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) July 12, 2019 We invite you to subscribe…

2012 Uptown Arts Stroll

The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by NoMAA (@nomaanyc) on Jun 29, 2019 at 6:29am PDT The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll was simply stellar. From the opening reception at the United Palace to…

Emon Hassan - Inwood Hill Park

Inwood Art Works launches filmmaker fund | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A new filmmaker fund has been launched to inspire the creation of cinema within the Inwood community. Provided by Inwood Art Works, the grant will allow local filmmakers to access up to $5,000 to fund film…

In The Heights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: In The Heights Movie Magic

.@iamstephbeatz gives us a taste of what to expect from the #InTheHeights movie pic.twitter.com/X45V7zSF9z — AM2DM by BuzzFeed News (@AM2DM) June 28, 2019 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and…

Cafe Buunni

Buunni Coffee seeks to add performance space | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen   The store recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 to purchase equipment including a sound system, LED lighting, a film projector and screen, and a removable platform stage. In its first week, the campaign…

NYS expands marijuana decriminalization | Bronx Free Press

Though time ran out on the state legislature to pass marijuana legalization, lawmakers reached an agreement to further decriminalize the drug before the legislative session expired. The State Senate and Assembly passed a bill on June 20 that would…

Kickstarter Spotlight: A Performance Space for Inwood @ Buunni Coffee

WHAT YOU ARE SUPPORTING: THE BUUNNI PERFORMANCE SPACE will present live performance (music and theater), artwork (fine art and photography), literature (readings and poetry) and social justice and wellness programming (lectures and workshops), with the mission to serve the…