Posts Tagged ‘United Palace’

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Ask Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu why he spends much of his free time volunteering at the Word Up Community Book Shop, he will likely offer a deprecating answer. “It’s a great place to meet women” was one recent response. But the truth is more complex. One recent afternoon, the store was [...]


Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos

Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos


An Orchestra of Little Hands and Big Dreams | NY Times

An Orchestra of Little Hands and Big Dreams | NY Times

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 [...]


Uptown Video: Inwood Park from Los Altos

Uptown Video: Inwood Park from Los Altos


5/18/14: The Warriors @ The United Palace

5/18/14: The Warriors @ The United Palace

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 [...]


11 Foods You’re Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

11 Foods You're Missing Out On In Washington Heights And Inwood | BuzzFeed

There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? For a full self-guided food and historical tour of Washington Heights and Inwood, click here. 1. Dominican Sushi from MamaSushi myri_liz / Via instagram.com MamaSushi stuffs their [...]


Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

Poorly Photoshopped Disembodied Heads Promising Technicolor Adventures

BY Christina Bebeau The moment I walked into the joint, the title song from Hello Dolly! started. Although I had never been to this bar in West Hollywood, I felt instantly at home, as if I were actually Dolly returning to Harmonia Gardens. Eleven TVs were blasting the iconic scene from the movie, one small [...]


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 [...]


Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

Edible Manhattan: A Self-Guided Dominican Food Tour of Washington Heights & Inwood

This article was originally published in Edible Manhattan. By Marissa Finn There’s no shortage of tacos or tamales here in New York, but when’s the last time you had a heaping plate of mangu or a slice of bizcocho Dominicano? By combining Spanish, African and Middle Eastern influences with the foods of the island’s indigenous [...]


‘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 [...]


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 [...]

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