Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

United Palace debuts new movie screen with showing of the 1933 film King Kong | NY Daily News

United Palace debuts new movie screen with showing of the 1933 film King Kong | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney This King Kong helped save the day. “In the Heights” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda greeted Washington Heights moviegoers Sunday by donning a gorilla suit for a showing of the 1933 film at the United Palace. More than 700 guests watched the film on the theater’s new screen, installed two weeks before the [...]


‘In the Heights’ Creator Vows to Wear Gorilla Suit to King Kong Screening | DNAinfo

'In the Heights' Creator Vows to Wear Gorilla Suit to King Kong Screening | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Lin-Manuel Miranda isn’t monkeying around when it comes to raising money for the United Palace. The Tony Award-winning creator of “In the Heights” is promising to don a gorilla suit Sunday in an effort to help the Washington Heights events space scrape together enough money to buy a new [...]


Uptown Video: Does The Bronx TURN UP?

Uptown Video: Does The Bronx TURN UP?

This week Adam Levine-Peres asked people of the Bronx if they listen to Hip Hop and if they know what the popular phrase “TURN UP” means. Is it TurnT Up? Is it Turned Up? & finally Can we turn down? Check out: The Best of the Boogie Down: Project Bronx


4/27/14: Palace of the Apes – King Kong Comes Uptown

4/27/14: Palace of the Apes - King Kong Comes Uptown

Sunday, April 27, 2014 4pm doors; 5pm stage show; 5:30pm movie FREE! “King Kong ain’t got expletive on me,” are the famous words of corrupt cop Alonzo Harris, played by Denzel Washington, from the film Training Day. Well, sir you are wrong. On April 27th, the 4th installment of Sunday Movies at the Palace with [...]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Wallace Flores (@opus1ny)


Uptown Video: Crazed Man Survives Being Run Over By Train

Uptown Video: Crazed Man Survives Being Run Over By Train

No bueno – not sure how this dude made it out alive but he is one lucky crazed drug addict. The video taken on the 175th street A Train Station on December 28th 2013, shows an emotionally disturbed young man on the train tracks while some of his friends try to rescue him from certain [...]


Uptown Video: The Mixtapes EP Documentary

Uptown Video: The Mixtapes EP Documentary

Imagine working over a year on an album and just weeks before the release date your laptop crashes, erasing the songs you’ve perfected. This is what happened to artist/producer Dominante earlier this year. When his latest album, The Mixtapes EP, was about to be released his laptop crashed. In the The Mixtapes EP documentary the [...]


4/13/14: Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

4/13/14: Emmanuel "Dj Boy" Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

Gallery, Film and Party by Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser April 13, 2014 3-6pm – Gallery Reception and Screening 6-9pm – Party with Live Dj Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Price: Gallery and Screening are free to enter. $10 Suggested Donation for entry to Party at 6pm Exclusive RSVP ONLY THROUGH INDIEGOGO $15 entry [...]


Uptown Video: Nueva York Presents Dominican York @ Dyckman Bar

Uptown Video: Nueva York Presents Dominican York @ Dyckman Bar


New Music: Charlie Cruz – Full Metal Jacket

New Music: Charlie Cruz - Full Metal Jacket


Monday Mood Music: Rubi Rosa – One Question

Monday Mood Music: Rubi Rosa - One Question


Kraftwerk 3D at New York’s United Palace Theatre | Consequence of Sound

Kraftwerk 3D at New York’s United Palace Theatre | Consequence of Sound

Story & photos by Robert Altman (@VideoDoc) As so much of mainstream music moves toward the EDM spectrum, it was a special treat to get to hear and see where in many ways it all began. Kraftwerk. Depeche Mode, New Order, and recently Daft Punk should probably be sending part of their royalty checks to [...]


New Music: BeatsBySone – Trap Edition 2

New Music: BeatsBySone - Trap Edition 2


Kraftwerk in Concert at the United Palace Theater | NY Times

Kraftwerk in Concert at the United Palace Theater | NY Times

By JON PARELES Kraftwerk, the German band whose music predicted pop’s electronic future back in the 1970s, hasn’t forgotten an old-fashioned precept: A concert is a physical, spatial event. Even as all sorts of experiences — arts, communication, commerce — migrate to two-dimensional computer screens, “An Evening With Kraftwerk: 3-D Concert” played up the sensations [...]


Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

Op-Led: The Crusade Against La Marina & the Dyckman Resurgence Continues

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Here we go again! Now that the bad weather is finally starting to break and the light can be seen at the end of the proverbial tunnel, the forces of obstruction have once again decided that their voices are the only ones that matter as it relates to the future of [...]


4/7/14: An Evening with Author Junot Díaz @ Columbia University

4/7/14: An Evening with Author Junot Díaz @ Columbia University

As part of the Writing Lives Series at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, author Junot Díaz will read from his work and discuss his writing. Diaz will be in discussion with Alondra Nelson, Professor of Sociology at Columbia, and Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia. Junot Díaz was born [...]


New Music: Glory – Uptown State of Mind

New Music: Glory - Uptown State of Mind


City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year | Streetsblog

City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year | Streetsblog

by Brad Aaron Last year Mayor Bloomberg announced that the long-awaited restoration of the car-free High Bridge would be completed “by 2014.” Work began soon after, and the Parks Department tells Streetsblog the rehab is slated to wrap before the year is over. “While we estimate that the construction will be completed in December of [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #TBT In The Heights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #TBT In The Heights

#TBT Closing Heights on Broadway. I feel a fair amount of the feelings in this montage. https://t.co/oY0gwCaaKj — Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) March 27, 2014


Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Uptown Video: Annoying Sh*t People Say

Check out: Uptown Artist – Chloe Michelle Fischbach


Indiegogo Spotlight: Raise a New Screen at the Palace

Indiegogo Spotlight: Raise a New Screen at the Palace

Summary The United Palace is a spectacular, 83-year-old deluxe movie theatre at Broadway and 175th Street in Washington Heights where nearly everything in the interior is gilded. Beyond the elaborate foyer lies the third largest theatre in Manhattan, with 3,400 seats. In 2013, thanks to over 450 contributors just like you, the nonprofit United Palace [...]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Support Emmanuel Abreu’s, A.K.A. DJ Boy, Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


Uptown Tonight: Face Out – Bird of Paradise by Raquel Cepeda @ Word Up Books

Uptown Tonight: Face Out - Bird of Paradise by Raquel Cepeda @ Word Up Books

Bird of Paradise by Raquel Cepeda Thursday, March 20 @ 7 PM Word Up – 2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th St. Born in Harlem and raised (mostly) in Inwood to Dominican parents, award-winning journalist, cultural activist, and documentary filmmaker Raquel Cepeda is the author of Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina. Equal parts memoir [...]


Uptown Video: Latino Stereotypes for DUMMIES

Uptown Video: Latino Stereotypes for DUMMIES

In response to the lack of Latinos on Saturday Night Live (SNL), the Comedy Girls ask Lorne Michaels the question all Latinas have been asking since 1975 – Why are there Still No Latinas on SNL? Check out: http://thecomedygirls.com/

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