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Uptown Festivals

05/19/18: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Fela-bration

Fela Kuti is an international symbol of resistance along the mold of the late great Bob Marley. In his native Nigeria in particular and West Africa in general, Fela Kuti reached an almost mythic status. Fela Kuti spoke truth…

Spread Love: Culture Hub

The good folks at Inwood Art Works are re-purposing the former Cliff Club into Culture Hub, a pop-up community arts center that will be open for the entire month of June. Culture Hub is part of a vacant space…

03/15/18: Inwood Film Festival Opening Night Benefit

Once again it’s on. The Inwood Film Festival is back and bigger and better than ever. This year the festival boasts 24 short and feature films to be shown in nine screenings. The festival kicks off with a benefit…

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09/09/17: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Pop + Shop

This is the proper way to bid farewell to summer. Join the Sweet Spot Festival and Grow NYC, in partnership with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling and Broadway Housing Communities for #SecondSaturdays at Sugar Hill…

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08/12/17: The Sweet Spot Festival Presents Pop + Shop

Join the Sweet Spot Festival and Grow NYC, in partnership with the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling and Broadway Housing Communities for #SecondSaturdays at Sugar Hill Greenmarket! Participate in a full-day of outdoor fun, music, interactive…

A Toast to Fort Tryon Park

A Toast To Fort Tryon 2017 – The Recap

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) A little drizzle could not put a damper on the festivities. The annual Toast To Fort Tryon benefit bash did not, as usual, disappoint. Event goers were treated to fine wines, delectable food and…

06/26/17: Film Works Alfresco – Los Sures

This is one installment of the Film Works Alfresco series that you don’t want to miss. Los Sures beautifully documents the neighborhood of Los Sures (Williamsburg) in Brooklyn in the early 80’s. Make your way to Gaelic Field in…

A Toast to Fort Tryon Park

07/13/17: A Toast to Fort Tryon 2017

It’s that time of year again folks. A Toast to Fort Tryon will take place on Thursday, July 13 at 6 pm and you absolutely need to be there. This awesome event is an annual rite Uptown and raises…

Film Works Alfresco debuts in Inwood | Manhattan Times

A free outdoor summer film series has launched in Inwood Hill Park. Film Works Alfresco is a curated film series that will present both independent and popular films that have local relevance and cultural significance to the Northern Manhattan…