BY Michael J. Feeney A Washington Heights artist is using his work to encourage discussion about some touchy subjects in the largely Dominican upper Manhattan community – skin color, hair texture and self-esteem. And it’s become one of the most-talked about and well-attended exhibits in upper Manhattan, organizers said. M. Tony Peralta’s show – “Complejo” [...]
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In conjunction with the recent success of M. Tony Peralta’s current “COMPLEJO” exhibit at the NoMAA Gallery, Palo Mamajuana Tea has teamed up with The Peralta Project to offer one lucky fan the chance to win their very own autographed print from the artist himself! All you have to do to enter is head over [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) At the end of the day, art is nothing if it doesn’t inspire conversation and reflection. That, ladies and gentleman, is exactly what occurred yesterday at M. Tony Peralta’s Complejo exhibit held at the NoMAA Gallery. I took part in and overheard plenty of folks sharing their own personal stories of [...]
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The Sound of Art presents COMPLEJO New York artist M. Tony Peralta delves into controversial territory for his new ‘Complejo’ exhibit. NoMAA Gallery August 4th-25th, 2011 Opening Reception: Thursday, August 4th, 6-8pm Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) The Cornerstone Center 178 Bennett Avenue, 3rd Floor (at 189th St.) New York, NY 10040 212.568.4396 | email@example.com [...]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Briana E. Heard There is something transcendent about witnessing firsthand an artist at the height of his artistic powers. During these periods, artists take a quantum leap forward and everything they produce is breathtakingly better than what they were creating just a short time ago. That, ladies and gentlemen, [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) http://lockerz.com/s/104660277 Pick up today’s @manhattantimes, my poster design Is on the cover & the Uptown … http://tmi.me/aDlMk May 25, 2011 9:05 am via UberSocialReplyRetweetFavorite @peraltaproject M.Tony Peralta I have already heard rumors that this week’s edition of the Manhattan Times is fast becoming a scarce commodity. The reason being is that [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) There is nothing in the world like an Uptown summer. With that said, what would an Uptown summer be without another new collection from the Peralta Project? M. Tony Peralta, the man behind the collection, has been on a tear as of late, winning the Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest recently. [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Yeah! Our boy @peraltaproject has just won the 2011 Uptown Arts Stroll contest!! Go Tony!! http://yfrog.com/h6v2lnj April 25, 2011 7:00 pm via Twitter for BlackBerry®ReplyRetweetFavorite @MTGloria Gloria Pazmino Kudos, are in order, to Uptown Collective co-founder M. Tony Peralta for conjuring up the winning design in this year’s Uptown Arts Stroll [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s that time of the year again. Time to vote for the 2011 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster. This time around, our very own M. Tony Peralta has a design in the running. Call me biased but I think that even though there is some stiff competition this year, Tony’s design is [...]
By: M.Tony Peralta (@peraltaproject) After a 5-year hiatus from the country, I returned back to the land where my parents are from, the Dominican Republic. Throughout 2010 I was toying with the idea of going back to DR. I felt the need to go back and reacquaint myself with the country. Like many first generation [...]
Photography by: M.Tony Peralta (@peraltaproject)
Photography by: M.Tony Peralta “I’m hundreds of miles away and I still can’t get away from the Heights. By the way, check out the hilarious misspelling of Heights.” Postcard from M.Tony Peralta on vacation in DR.
Photography by: M.Tony Peralta (@peraltaproject)
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Polaroid Photos by: M.Tony Peralta (@peraltaproject) First and foremost, I would like to thank Jose Morales for allowing the UC to inaugurate his lavish new establishment, Apt 78, with our first annual holiday party. No lie, Apt 78 is the flyest place Uptown right now – hands down. Everything about the [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Attention last minute shoppers, tomorrow is your last chance to take part in the hyper-local extravaganza that is the Off the Map Market. Tomorrow’s venue is the Audubon Partnership (513 West 207th Street) and the vendors will be in the building from 3 PM to 9 PM. You can pick up [...]
Time: Tue, 2010-10-05 (All day) – Fri, 2010-10-29 (All day) Venue: 3855 Broadway (@ 161st St.), 3295 Broadway (@143rd St.) & 4101 Broadway (@171st St.) Contact Person: 212.413.0828 or 212.568.4396 Latino artists exhibiting artwork in a store front location in Northern Manhattan. Onlookers will have the chance to see the artwork at all times of [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This has been our first summer as the Uptown Collective (UC) and what a summer it has been. Therefore, on the cusp of fall, it is only fitting that we take a look back at the summer that was. We hit up all the great Uptown restaurants, parks, businesses, happenings and [...]
PROBUS FASHION NIGHT OUT Friday, September 10th Starts at 4PM – Probus 714 W. 181st St. PROBUS invites you to come and preview their New Fall 2010 Collection from brands like Timberland Boot Company, Android Homme, G-Star Raw, Diesel and so much more. Also, in Light of Fashion Night Out they will be offering everything In-Store and Online [...]
BY Led Black Parting is such sweet sorrow. With that said, what better way to say So Long to Summer than with a sale/shindig thrown by the Sound of Art (SOA) and the Uptown Collective at one of our favorite retail spots, Nostylgia. The gathered attendees were treated to excellent libations, fine art and good [...]
A lot of times when you tell non-local people you live Uptown (Washington Heights/Inwood), they either never heard of it or they give you the “I’m so sorry to hear that” look or the best one, which is the old “isn’t that in the Bronx.” We are the other Manhattan and we are proud of [...]