Posts Tagged ‘United Palace’

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 [...]


Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) First of all, congrats to our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu for reaching his Indiegogo pledge goal. That is a terrific accomplishment from one of the most humble and hardest working people I know. With that said, you still have a few hours to contribute to the campaign. So if [...]


Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

This video by our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu depicts the beauty and majesty of Uptown. Dj Boy has spent the last 4 years capturing the awesomeness of this neighborhood, please donate on the link below to his Indiegogo campaign. Support DJ Boy’s Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

Walking the Dog to Awaken the Muse | NY Times

By PATRICK HEALY Lin-Manuel Miranda has lived in Greenwich Village, Inwood, Upper West Hell (as he calls a dreary block between the Upper West Side and Hell’s Kitchen) and now Harlem with his wife, Vanessa Nadal, a lawyer, though they are about to move — at long last — to Washington Heights, where Mr. Miranda, [...]


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: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Uptown Tonight: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Wednesday, March 19 Doors 6pm; Performances 6:30pm FREE The quarterly presentation by the young people in UPCA’s community arts programs, including the Harmony Program string orchestra, UPCA Circus Arts Troupe, UPCA Youth Drum Ensemble, and WHIN Music Project youth orchestra. (Watch the WHIN Music Project and Drum Ensemble reinvent Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”) The evening’s [...]


Spend Sundays at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda | Backstage

Spend Sundays at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda | Backstage

By Ruthie Fierberg When Lin-Manuel Miranda drove up to the United Palace Theatre for the second installment of his new monthly film series “Sunday Movies at the Palace With Lin-Manuel Miranda,” he had Rita Moreno in tow. They were billed for a Q&A preceding the showing of the iconic “West Side Story.” “We drove up [...]


2/26/14: Stand-Up Comedy Extravaganza @ The United Palace

2/26/14: Stand-Up Comedy Extravaganza @ The United Palace

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Doors 7pm, performance 7:30pm $15 online, $25 at the door “No Name” co-founder Eric Vetter celebrates two decades of producing “NYC’s Best Damn Comedy / Variety Show” with an anniversary blowout. Known for bringing a multicultural mix of comedy, music and fun to alternative performance spaces throughout Manhattan, Vetter brings an [...]


Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Uptown Film Series Reintroduces New Yorkers to “West Side Story” and a Hidden Cultural Gem | Playbill

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Uptown Film Series Reintroduces New Yorkers to "West Side Story" and a Hidden Cultural Gem | Playbill

By Adam Hetrick “Sundays at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda,” a new film series hosted and curated by the In the Heights Tony winner, launched earlier this year at the opulent United Palace Theatre in Washington Heights. The series kicked off with “The Muppets Take Manhattan,” and such movies as “Manhattan, “King Kong,” “The Warriors” [...]


West Side Story with Rita Moreno @ The United Palace

West Side Story with Rita Moreno @ The United Palace

Sunday, February 23, 2014 4pm doors; 5pm stage show; 5:30pm movie $10 online/$15 at the box office (opens at 2pm); $5 for children under 12 The second installment of “Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda” features the classic retelling of “Romeo and Juliet’ from 1961. 152 min. In English with Spanish subtitles. Master of [...]


Muppets Take the Heights | WSJ

Muppets Take the Heights | WSJ

By Richard Morgan Here’s a pro tip for public speakers: When addressing a crowd of English and Spanish speakers, try speaking Muppet. That’s what Lin-Manuel Miranda did Sunday afternoon when, in his native Washington Heights, his monthly film series had its debut at United Palace Theater, a still-pristine Loews Wonder Theater from 1930. Mr. Miranda, [...]


Introducing Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Introducing Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda

This Sunday, January 12, The United Palace of Cultural Arts (UPCA) kicks off its new “Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda” series with a screening of the beloved children’s classic “The Muppets Take Manhattan.” Miranda, the Tony Award-winning creator of the musical “In the Heights,” has recruited special guests to help introduce “The [...]


Catch “It’s A Wonderful Life” @ The United Palace

Catch "It's A Wonderful Life" @ The United Palace

Based on the success of the “Casablanca” screening on Nov. 17 UPCA will show another classic black and white film on Dec. 22: “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The 1947 film stars James Stewart, Donna Reed, and Lionel Barrymore and was directed by Frank Capra. It is 130 minutes long and will be shown in English [...]


A Hip Hop Nutcracker in Washington Heights @ The United Palace

A Hip Hop Nutcracker in Washington Heights @ The United Palace

The story transplants the classic holiday story to the streets of contemporary Washington Heights and mashes up all of UPCA’s influences. It starts with the original music penned by Tschaikovsky in 1892 and the story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Instead of ballet, the story will be told through hip hop [...]


We’ll always have “Casablanca,” and the Palace

We'll always have "Casablanca," and the Palace

Last week over 1,000 people watched a 71-year-old black & white movie in an 83-year-old theatre and had the time of their lives. Part of that can be chalked up to the magic of the movies, in particular the magic of “Casablanca.” But it was also the continuing yearning people have to find a place [...]


Catch Junot Diaz @ The United Palace

Catch Junot Diaz @ The United Palace

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United Palace Offers Free Film Admission to Dressed Up Moviegoers | DNAinfo

United Palace Offers Free Film Admission to Dressed Up Moviegoers | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The United Palace of Cultural Arts is holding a special screening of Casablanca on Nov. 17, and it’s offering free admission to patrons who are willing to show their love for the film. Patrons who dress up in either tuxedos or gowns will get free admission to the 6 [...]


Dracula Comes To Washington Heights For El Dia Del Los Muertos

Dracula Comes To Washington Heights For El Dia Del Los Muertos

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) On Friday, November 1st – El Dia Del Los Muertos – “Dracula” visits the United Palace as guitar icon Gary Lucas performs the score he wrote for the Spanish version (with English subtitles) of the 1931 classic. Doors open at 7pm, film starts at 8pm. The accomplished musician took some time [...]


Uptown Video: Uptown Fashion Week @ The United Palace

Uptown Video: Uptown Fashion Week @ The United Palace


Uptown Tonight: Uptown Fashion Week @ The Palace

Uptown Tonight: Uptown Fashion Week @ The Palace

Uptown Fashion Week Thu., Sep. 12, 2013 7:30pm Doors Open, 8pm showtime General Admission: $15 online, $20 at the door VIP tickets: $75 online, $100 at the door Join us for an exquisite night of glamour and allure as Uptown Fashion Week comes to the United Palace on Thursday, September 12 at 8pm. Doors open [...]

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