The 2011 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off June 2nd

BY Led Black (@Led_Black)

Uptown Arts Stroll
Paseo de las Artes
June 2011

Celebrating the Arts in Washington Heights & Inwood

Kick-Off Celebration:
Thursday, June 2, 2011
6-8:30pm
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway (between 165th & 166th Streets)
RSVP: info@nomaanyc.org

The month long celebration of the arts that is the Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off Thursday, June 2nd at the Shabazz Center. The 2011 Uptown Arts Stroll is bigger and better than ever. This time around, the Uptown Collective is an official partner of the extravaganza and we will be providing tons of behind the scenes goodies and super informative content. Stay tuned for more!

The kick-off celebration will feature live performances by Edgar Cortes Dance Theater, Max Pollak & Rumba Tap, The Jan Hus Theatre Troupe, Sita Frederick & Areytos Performance Works and music by Annette A. Aguilar & StringBeans

Honoring:
Artists and leaders for their artistic achievements and contributions to the arts community in Washington Heights & Inwood and beyond:
Manny Perez, Actor & Writer
Rashaad Ernesto Green, Film Director & Writer
Gina Crusco, Artistic Director, Underworld Productions Opera

Information: www.artstroll.com | www.nomaanyc.org | www.manhattantimesnews.com

Produced by:
Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance
Manhattan Times

Sponsors & Partners:
Maestro
Moët Hennessy USA
El Diario La Prensa

Virtuoso
ATAX

Visionary
Hon. Robert Jackson, New York City Council District 7, through NYC Department of Youth and Community Affairs
Columbia University Medical Center
New York Foundation for the Arts
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Vantage Residential
WorkSpace Offices & Studios

Partners
American Place Theatre – Apt. 78 Café & Lounge – Bago Bunch – Boricua College – Broadway Housing/Rio Gallery – Carnaval del Boulevard – The Cornerstone Center – Dominican Women’s Development Center – Hispanic Society of America – Hudson Heights Owners Coalition – JPMorgan Chase Foundation – Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation – The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center – MoMA Community Program – Radio WADO 1280 AM – Stein-Perry Real Estate – Sunday Best Reading Series – Teatro Stage Fest – Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone – Uptown Collective – Washington Heights Business Improvement District – Washington Heights & Inwood Online

Poster by contest winner: M. Tony Peralta

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