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About Last Night…

  We did it again Uptown. The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll opening reception was a rousing success. The event not only honored such Uptown stalwarts as Mino Lora, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Hike The Heights and Obrien Luna, but…

Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes Uptown

Woolrich has tapped the iconic Lauryn Hill to be the face of their fall/winter 2018 campaign, “Woolrich: American Soul since 1830.” Shot by photographer Jack Davidson, the pictures show Ms. Hill in the streets of Washington Heights as well…

06/21/18: Dominican Summer Solstice Festival @ Inwood Hill Park

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: 4:00 Opening Taino Ceremony 4:30 Irka Mateo Folkloric Quartet 5:30 Procession & Ceremony at Spuyten Duyvil Creek 6:30 Gaga Pa’l Pueblo 7:15 Legacy Women Drum Cypher Join IgniVox Productions for their second Annual “Dominican Summer Solstice Festival”…

Hola a Lola | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar “I am pastelito con salchipapa.” The MacArthur Fellow and Pultizer Prize-winning writer almost got usurped by the beginners. Before Junot Díaz took to the stage at the United Palace this past Fri., Apr. 13th, a…

04/13/18: Junot Díaz Presents Islandborn @ The United Palace

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, with United Palace of Cultural Arts, is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur fellow Junot Díaz, reading from his debut children’s picture book, Islandborn. In Islandborn, Lola’s teacher asks the students to…

12/14/17: The Hip Hop Nutcracker with Kurtis Blow

A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker re-imagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip hop choreography, a dozen all-star dancers, on-stage DJ, an electric violinist and digital scenery. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and…

10/29/17: Night of the Living Dead @ The United Palace

Zombies are returning to the United Palace with a lust for human flesh! Pre-show includes a tribute to the director, George A. Romero, who passed away in July of this year, a Halloween costume parade on stage, and a…

09/23/17: Danza Highbridge Festival

The Danza Highbridge Festival is UPCA’s annual dance festival in the drained swimming pool at Highbridge Park, celebrating traditional and cultural dance styles. Featuring works by: Arielle Rosales of House of Duende Katie Drablos Karla Puno Garcia Milteri Tucker…