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05/04/19 – The Renaissance Tour & Laugh With No Limits

In our never-ending quest to put y’all on to cutting-edge cool stuff happening Uptown, a brand new experience is coming to Harlem. Hit up youngatlasofficial@gmail.com for more details and tell them the Uptown Collective sent you. Just know that…

05/10/19: Tales of Washington Heights: Los 90s/The 1990s

The 90’s was a wild era in the history of Uptown in general and Washington Heights in particular. At that time Washington Heights was the epicenter of the wholesale and retail drug trade for the region. Folks came from…

Uptown Films: The Dominican Dream

The Dominican Dream is a portrait of the Dominican community of NYC in the ’80s and ’90s, seen through a loving family whose youngest son, Felipe Lopez, became the top ranked high school basketball player in the nation and…

Spread Love: Gastor Almonte’s Immigrant Made

Gastor Almonte is an award-winning stand up comedian, storyteller, writer, host and he is funny as hell. Mr. Almonte’s debut comedy album, Immigrant Made, is a must listen. Mr. Almonte weaves uproariously hilarious tales of growing up Dominican in…

05/04/19: Dominicanish – First Annual Dominican Writers Conference

That’s right y’all the first annual Dominican Writers Conference is going down on May 4, 2019 at the NAC Building of City College (160 Convent Avenue). We’re talking writing workshops, panel discussions, manuscript reviews, author readings, networking and so…

Miss Rizos - Mi Pajon

Indiegogo Spotlight: Miss Rizos Salón New York City

A Word From Carolina Contreras My name is Carolina Contreras, a Dominican activist and social entrepreneur. Over 4 years ago we created Miss Rizos Salón, an afro-curly safe haven that empowers, celebrates and educates thousands of women, men and…

West-Side-Story

Open Casting Call: West Side Story

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NYC locals who are interested in working as extras on the upcoming Fox Pictures feature film WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Steven Spielberg, which will be filming in NYC June-September. Looking for men, women,…