Posts Tagged ‘Arts’

04/22/18: The Inwood Hill Park Earth Day Festival

04/22/18: The Inwood Hill Park Earth Day Festival

Let’s celebrate Earth Day the Uptown Way. The indispensable NoMAA will be presenting a free bilingual workshop followed by a performance with Enerolisa Y El Grupo De Salve at the Payson Playground on Sunday, April 22 from 2 to 4 pm.


#InstagramUptown: The Heights Loves Cardi

#InstagramUptown: The Heights Loves Cardi

A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Apr 12, 2018 at 1:32pm PDT Related: Cardi B Doesn’t Give A F**k, And Neither Should You | Vibe Viva We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: The Upside Down

#InstagramUptown: The Upside Down

A post shared by Dan Davenport (@dandavenportnyc) on Apr 2, 2018 at 3:28pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Cold World

#InstagramUptown: Cold World

A post shared by NightOwlVisuals (@nightowlvisuals) on Mar 26, 2018 at 11:05am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


UPinion: “We must listen” | Manhattan Times

UPinion: “We must listen” | Manhattan Times

By Mino Lora Photo: E. Abreu Visuals I am a firm believer in the power of young people. They teach me and inspire me every single day; it is clear to me that their compassion, creativity and commitment is unmatchable. The March for Our Lives was the largest nationwide protest in this country demanding gun […]


And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is...

Studying abroad has not dimmed her uptown cred. Miranda Spencer, currently an undergraduate student at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom, has won the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. The Inwood native’s submission focused on the waterways unique to northern Manhattan and various elements of uptown’s inclusive and diverse cultural scene. Her work was […]


#InstagramUptown: Take Flight

#InstagramUptown: Take Flight

A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) on Mar 21, 2018 at 1:58pm PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

“Still in crisis” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Nelliebelle Cordero is distressed. The 41-year-old mother of three came to New York City after her home in Arecibo, Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane María. She arrived in the city last November to stay with family members, but could remain there only very briefly. After applying for assistance from the Federal […]


#InstagramUptown: Snow Daze

#InstagramUptown: Snow Daze

A post shared by Jon Dietrich (@dietrichjd) on Mar 7, 2018 at 4:11pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Get The Picture?

#InstagramUptown: Get The Picture?

A post shared by @the_reddz on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:55am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


How Dapper Dan, Harlem’s Tailor, Mainstreamed “Ghetto Couture” | Fast Company

How Dapper Dan, Harlem’s Tailor, Mainstreamed “Ghetto Couture” | Fast Company

Elizabeth Segran of Fast Company penned an excellent piece on the fascinating career of Dapper Dan. In the 80’s and early 90’s, Dapper Dan was the undisputed king of Hip-Hop couture. Dapper Dan put a Harlem spin on the clothing coming out of the big fashion houses such as Gucci, Fendi, and Louis Vuitton. Everyone […]


#InstagramUptown: From the wrong side of the tracks

#InstagramUptown: From the wrong side of the tracks

A post shared by NightOwlVisuals (@nightowlvisuals) on Feb 12, 2018 at 5:06pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York | NY Times

John Leland of the NY Times penned a must-read article on Uptown super-hero Lin-Manuel Miranda. The piece delves into Lin’s formative NYC experiences as well as the importance of his family in his creative process. Click below for more. Read more: Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Next Lion of New York Related: Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by Dan Davenport (@dandavenportnyc) on Jan 26, 2018 at 4:09pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Reflection Eternal

#InstagramUptown: Reflection Eternal

A post shared by Noel Y. C.🇵🇭🇺🇸 (@nyclovesnyc) on Jan 28, 2018 at 11:25am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Be Great

#InstagramUptown: Be Great

A post shared by David Gonzalez (@104bx) on Jan 18, 2018 at 2:59pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Made In Harlem

#InstagramUptown: Made In Harlem

A sign of the times. For the first time in history, a major luxury brand store has opened in #Harlem: @Gucci by @DapperDanHarlem. With made-to-order garments for your taste and in your specific measurements, I will create your design from your mind, or come up with a design for you. I’ll also have limited edition […]


Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Spread Love: Toys 4 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico may be down but it is certainly not out. Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Toys “R” Us to bring a little joy and magic to the children of Puerto Rico for Three Kings Day on January 6, 2018. They have already blown through the initial goal of providing 10,000 toys […]


Gucci and Dapper Dan Are Officially in Business | GQ Magazine

Gucci and Dapper Dan Are Officially in Business | GQ Magazine

Sam Schube of GQ Magazine gives us a first look at the new atelier from Gucci and the iconic Harlem designer. Get this: Dapper Dan will now be custom making Gucci pieces from a Guccied-out brownstone on Lenox Avenue. Crazy how things have come full circle. Read more: Gucci and Dapper Dan Are Officially in […]


Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Congress: You have the power to help Puerto Rico

Spread Love: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Congress: You have the power to help Puerto Rico

Related: #InstagramUptown: #UptownUNIDOS We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


12/10/17: The People’s Theatre Project Presents We The People

12/10/17: The People's Theatre Project Presents We The People

PEOPLE’S THEATRE PROJECT presents We The People Youth Voices Center Stage Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 5pm Clyde and Helen Wu Auditorium Columbia University Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center 104 Haven Avenue People’s Theatre Project’s community actors take the stage to address social injustice in their world. The event features three interdisciplinary original theatrical […]


An Aspiring Performer Steps Back From the Edge | NY Times

The Neediest Cases Fund By EMILY PALMER He dropped his waterlogged loafers off the roof and watched them fall five stories. Under a leaden sky, raw from a storm the night before, he looked across the cityscape dimpled with apartment lights and inched to the edge. It would be so easy to lean over and […]


Save The Date: 01/27/18 – Rise Up Inwood

Save The Date: 01/27/18 – Rise Up Inwood

Please come out to the venerable United Palace on January 27 for a special evening of hip hop music featuring Andy Mineo in celebration of the work of the Inwood Academy. The Inwood Academy serves students in grades five to twelve (nearly 900 young scholars) and their first class of seniors will graduate this year. […]


Call For Submissions: 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Listen up folks NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2018 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal for artists that make Uptown their home. Not only will you get your work in fronts of untold numbers of your Uptown peers but you will also receive a $1000 honorarium. […]

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