Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

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 [...]


City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center | DNAinfo

City Unveils Renovated Highbridge Park Recreation Center | DNAinfo

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 [...]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)


5/8/14: TEDxColumbiaSIPA

5/8/14: TEDxColumbiaSIPA

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 [...]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #WashingtonHeights

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #WashingtonHeights

#WashingtonHeights http://t.co/fxsvnHiJKL — Oliver Nunez (@OliverNunez) May 2, 2014 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


05/08/14: Arlene Shulman In Conversation With Led Black @ Word Up Books

05/08/14: Arlene Shulman In Conversation With Led Black @ Word Up Books


New Music: Charlie Cruz Ft. Eckz – Dedicated

New Music: Charlie Cruz Ft. Eckz - Dedicated


Uptown Video: Piecing it Together

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 [...]


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 [...]

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