Posts Tagged ‘Latin Music’

The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Let’s Run Away

The Fix: Ron Renaissance – Let's Run Away

A Washington Heights native Ron Renaissance performed in over 30 countries before the age of 25. He is an artist whose work transcends multiple musical genres. If he’s not singing, producing, composing, or playing his trombone you can bet your money he’s tearing up the dance floor. “Let’s Run Away” is the first single of […]


The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

The Dominican Dance Party That Refuses to Die | NY Times

Old-school merengue is still going strong at El Deportivo, one of the last of the great Washington Heights social clubs. By ANNIE CORREAL Around midnight on a recent Saturday, behind a windowless facade on Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights, Radhamés López led his partner, Carmen Faña, onto the dance floor. Dozens of couples danced beside […]


‘Rhythm & Power’: A Little Bling, a Little Politics, a Lot of Salsa | NY Times

‘Rhythm & Power’: A Little Bling, a Little Politics, a Lot of Salsa | NY Times

By JON PARELES Music and dance are inseparable — as they should be — at “Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York,” the exhibition that opened this week at the Museum of the City of New York. It is the museum’s first fully bilingual exhibition. “Rhythm & Power” celebrates the Latin music that was forged […]


Proyecto Next – The Recap

Proyecto Next – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Ismael Rosario & Edwin Supo ProyectoNext is dedicated to bringing to the masses the Latino films, actors, directors and musicians of tomorrow today. With that lofty goal in mind, I have to say that they delivered mightily in their inaugural event that went down earlier this month. The featured […]


Win TIX to the NYC Premiere of The House That Jack Built Courtesy of ProyectoNext

Win TIX to the NYC Premiere of The House That Jack Built Courtesy of ProyectoNext

That’s right people; the good folks at ProyectoNext are giving away tickets to the New York City Premiere of The House That Jack Built on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:30 PM. It’s gets better people, the tickets include an invite to the after-party at the uber awesome YOtel. All you have to do to win […]


Uptown Video: LMP Summer Fest 2013

Uptown Video: LMP Summer Fest 2013

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The LMP Summer Fest Goes Down This Saturday @ La Marina

The LMP Summer Fest Goes Down This Saturday @ La Marina

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A star takes a solo turn in the spotlight | Manhattan Times

A star takes a solo turn in the spotlight | Manhattan Times

Story by Francis Rodríguez Henry Santos Jeter is at the top of his game. And also like his counterpart on the New York Yankees, Santos Jeter makes clear that he can both excel as part of a team and shine on his own. The singer/song-writer, formerly of bachata heavyweights Grupo Aventura, is hard at work […]


Que Lo Que @ Apt 78 Goes Down This Sunday

Que Lo Que @ Apt 78 Goes Down This Sunday

Oh snap, Que Lo Que goes down this Sunday at Apt 78 (4447 Broadway). If you have not been to a Que Lo Que fiesta you are missing out on something monumental. Que Lo Que is akin to an old-school house party with nothing but classic 80’s Merengue, Salsa, Bolero, Bachata & a Live Tipico […]


Que Lo Que @ Apt 78 Goes Down This Sunday

Que Lo Que @ Apt 78 Goes Down This Sunday

Oh snap, Que Lo Que goes down this Sunday at Apt 78 (4447 Broadway). If you have not been to a Que Lo Que fiesta you are missing out on something monumental. Que Lo Que is akin to an old-school house party with nothing but classic 80’s Merengue, Salsa, Bolero, Bachata & a Live Tipico […]


The Latin Grammys Street Party @ Inwood Hill Park – The Video

The Latin Grammys Street Party @ Inwood Hill Park - The Video

Video by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Click here to see the pics of the event. We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Uptown Fiesta: The Latin Grammy Street Party @ Inwood Hill Park

Uptown Fiesta: The Latin Grammy Street Party @ Inwood Hill Park

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) This past weekend, Uptown had the honor of kicking off the national Latin Grammy Street Party Tour at our very own Inwood Hill Park. The neighborhood came out in droves to take part in this celebration of Latino music, culture and heritage. Some heavyweight entertainers […]


Pics From The Que Lo Que Fiesta @ Apt 78

Photography by Ruben Henriquez (@WHRP_Ruben) Click here for the rest of the pics.


A Propulsive Force for Jazz | WSJ.com

By LARRY BLUMENFELD Shortly after drummer Dafnis Prieto moved to New York in 1999, he felt overwhelmed. “To be honest, it wasn’t really my cup of tea,” he said from his apartment in Washington Heights. New York was different from Barcelona, where he’d spent the previous year, and a far cry from Havana, where he […]


What Is MezclaSonic?

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Que Lo Que @ Apt 78 This Sunday

Apt 78 is once again taking it back and digging into the old-school Latin Music vault for some serious classic Merengue, Salsa, Bachata and Perico Ripiao. DJ Smalls will be doing the honors, drink specials and a live band – what more could you ask for? If you want a taste of what to expect […]


Trópico de Sangre – The Review

Trópico de Sangre - The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Trópico de Sangre is more than a movie; it is a riveting, eyes-glued-to-the-screen, journey to a Dominican Republic that most Dominicans my age have only heard about in the stories of our elders. In the Dominican Republic of that era, Trujillo was God. He was omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent. He not […]

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