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05/27/21: The People’s Gala

People’s Theatre Project has sparked the possibility of social change in thousands of young people in Washington Heights, Inwood, and the Bronx while delivering ground-breaking professional theatre for audiences across NYC. The People’s Gala: Voices United for the Arts…

In The Heights: The Book

Just so everyone is aware the entire month of June belongs to In The Heights. The film is now set to drop a week earlier on June 11 instead of June 18. Right on the heels of that, on…

¡Uptown Palante! Now On Mondays @ 9 am

Listen up people, ¡Uptown Palante! is back at a new day and time so get familiar familia. Mino Lora of the People’s Theatre Project and our very own Led Black will be helping to start off your week with…

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…

Danza Debuts: A Q&A With Cassie Nordgren

In keeping with the United Palace’s mission of becoming a crucial cultural hub for the neighborhood, Danza Debuts is a next generation dance event. Once of the choreographers involved with the project, Cassie Nordgren, chopped it up with us…

CCCADI Opens Doors to its New Historic Location

Photography: Rex Desrosiers Yesterday evening, elected officials and around 250 VIP guests came together to kick off this weekend’s grand-opening celebration of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute’s (CCCADI) new historic location, the Firehouse on 120 E. 125th…

The Loiza Festival – The Recap

Photography by Mario Carrion “That’s real commitment. These guys are staying put,” affirmed Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, founder and Director of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), one of the Festival’s presenters. She referred to the sea…

Elvis Nolasco - Emmanuel Abreu

Deeply Rooted – A Q&A With Elvis Nolasco

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Video & Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Elvis Nolasco is a man of the people. Despite the awards, the accolades and the acclaim Elvis remains someone who cares deeply about his craft, his culture and his…