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NoMAA 2022 Small Grants for Individual Artists

NoMAA will provide small grants, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to individual artists residing in the neighborhoods of Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem to support original work in the disciplines of the visual arts, playwriting/screenwriting, media, theater, musical…

Call For Submissions: 2022 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Once again it’s on. Listen up familia, the indispensable NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2022 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal for artists that make Uptown their home. Not only…

Black Comic Book Festival Returns January 13—15, 2022

The Black Comic Book Festival Is Turning 10! The 2022 Black Comic Book Festival marks a decade of bringing together animators, Blerds, bloggers, cosplay lovers, fans, families, illustrators, independent publishers, and writers to celebrate Black comic books and graphic novels…

10/09/21: Harlem Arts Stroll

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Harlem Arts Stroll (@harlemartsstroll) That’s right folks, the October Edition of the Harlem Arts Stroll is almost upon us. Harlem Arts Stroll is an innovative collaboration of galleries, art spaces…

Resilience, writ large | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manhattan Times (@manhattantimes) The white-tailed hawk is a large bird of prey typically found throughout the tropical and subtropical climes of the Americas. These days, you can…

UC Love: Doña Mañana @ Riverside Church

View this post on Instagram A post shared by People’s Theatre Project (@peoplestheatreproject) This teaser for the latest production from the indispensable People’s Theatre Project, Doña Mañana is giving us the chills. Get this: The year is 3050. A…

Flux Art Fair - Marcus Garvey Park

“Respect to the Legend” | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Franco Gaskin has given to the streets for over three decades. Now it’s the community’s turn. Gaskin, a prolific muralist and artist better known in Northern Manhattan as “Franco the Great” or “the Picasso of Harlem,”…

07/31/21: Snoeman Art Show @ Avi Deli

View this post on Instagram A post shared by SNOEMAN (@thesnoeman) Snoeman has been absolutely slaying Uptown with some really incredible and inspirational street art. Well, he will be hosting an art pop up with art and merch for…

NoMAA - Immigrant Exhibit - Wsashington Heights

Can I Get A Witness?

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Uptown Collective (@uptowncollectiv) Listen up folks, artist @lizaniacruz is in the process of putting together a fascinating, participatory art project titled 𝙄𝙣𝙫𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙜𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘿𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙖𝙣 𝙍𝙖𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙄𝙢𝙖𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙖𝙧𝙮 for which she is looking…