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People's Theatre Project - Storm The Palace

New theater work examines immigrant lives | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Carmen Barbosa remembers the fear. The 80-year-old Washington Heights resident came to the United States from Cartagena, Columbia in 1981. She wished to start a new life after her husband passed away, and find more consistent…

Call For Artists: Haven Plaza Public Art Project

The indispensable Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NOMAA) has an open call for the Haven Plaza Public Art Project. Columbia University Irving Medical Center in partnership with NoMAA invites artists to submit proposals that creatively address ways to cover 26…

Juan Luis Guerra - Literal

Mood Music: Juan Luis Guerra – Literal

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Juan Luis Guerra is arguably the greatest musician the Dominican Republic has ever produced. He is also one of the greatest songwriters of all time, bar none. He is part of a rarefied class of…

2012 Uptown Arts Stroll

The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by NoMAA (@nomaanyc) on Jun 29, 2019 at 6:29am PDT The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll was simply stellar. From the opening reception at the United Palace to…

About Last Night…

  We did it again Uptown. The 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll opening reception was a rousing success. The event not only honored such Uptown stalwarts as Mino Lora, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Hike The Heights and Obrien Luna, but…

Artist Andrea Arroyo with Lillith and Her Sisters.

Uptown Art: Women’s Lives At Stake

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrea Arroyo (@andreaarroyoart1) on May 22, 2019 at 3:24pm PDT The always-astute Michelle Alexander penned a must-read Op-Ed in the NY Times where she admits to being raped as a…

2012 Uptown Arts Stroll

Tell It From On High

The Uptown Collective is super proud to announce that from now until the end of the 2019 Uptown Arts Stroll we will be taking over the social media platforms of the indispensable Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA). For those…

THE LAST STOP – MR.THIRTY SOMETHING

BY: Ed Ubiera We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – ICU

The good folks at I Love My Hood released another installment in their Humans of the Hood series. This time around they feature local artist ICU. ICU is the prolific artist whose lively and dynamic work can be seen…