Take a behind-the-scenes trip up to the NXNE Festival in Toronto with the super talented songstress Camille Safiya. Check out this really cool short on the trials, tribulations and triumphs of a star in the making.
#TORRONYC founder Rodney Torres (@rodneytorresnyc), pivot to fakie in #WashingtonHeights. Artwork by… http://t.co/KTPNUIPykH — TORRO! SKATEBOARDS (@TORRONYC) July 15, 2014 Check out: Mira CoNYo: A Skate Scene Blossoms Uptown 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.
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By MONIQUE O. MADAN Paul Kirby waved his baton at the group of musicians gathered in the cavernous United Palace Theater in Manhattan on a recent Saturday. Sweat cascaded down his brow as the string orchestra played in front of him. “Stop, stop, stop! Shorter and more crisp,” Mr. Kirby said. He tapped the baton [...]
Word Up Books is celebrating their 3rd Birthday on Saturday, June 21st. The B-day bash will include an all-day outdoor concert courtesy of Make Music New York, and visual art courtesy of I Love My Hood.
Uptown’s own Smoothini AKA The Ghetto Houdini was on America’s Got Talent this week and completely blew away the judges. Keep an eye out for the former Marine turned magician as he continues to amaze and astound.
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Sunday, May 18, 2014 4pm doors; 5pm stage show; 5:30pm movie $10 online, $15 at the door The fifth installment of “Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda” features the 1979 cult classic about gangs gone wild. 92 min. In English with Spanish subtitles. Master of Ceremonies Lin-Manuel will introduce the movie with a [...]
Journey of a Female Comic chronicles the highs and lows of a Latina actress/comedian as she struggles to make it in Hollywood. It’s a comical portrayal of what it takes to achieve success in a town where people confuse fame with greatness, with an all-star cast of some of the greatest Latino Actors in Hollywood. [...]
By Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) From the Dyckman Houses to Dyckman Street and points north to the end of Inwood, neighborhood residents stand in solidarity with the 300 girls abducted from their boarding school in Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. “They’re our girls,” said one woman from the Dyckman Houses, a public housing [...]
We asked the people of the Bronx, if there is a difference between Street Art and Graffiti? The Bronx is the birthplace of Hip Hop, breakdancing and Graffiti “bombing” as documented in: Style Wars. We here at Project Bronx also asked Bronx residents if Street Art hurts or helps the community? Do art murals hold [...]
By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Highbridge Park Recreation Center is open for business — and thanks to a just-completed renovation, it will now stay open year-round. The city’s Parks Department, elected officials and representatives from Parsons The New School for Design joined northern Manhattan residents Monday to unveil the overhauled recreation center, which [...]
Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)
The 2nd annual TEDxColumbiaSIPA event will take place at the Miller Theatre (Broadway at 116th St.) on the Columbia University campus on May 8th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. The function will feature 12 inspiring speakers and performers organized around the theme, Think Smaller. Highlighted speakers this year include Grammy-nominated musician Matisyahu and New York Times [...]
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This is a short documentary about three uptown NY moms with autistic sons who were interviewed about their daily experiences and what its like to raise their child. Shot by Jose “Lozer” Alfonseca Edited by Jonathan “Audubon” Perez We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow [...]
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 [...]