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Spread Love: The New York Latino Film Festival

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Un verano en Nueva York is about to get that much hotter. The 16th Annual New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) returns August 12th through the 18th. NYLFF is the premier urban Latino film event…

Uptown Video: La Soga 2 Teaser

The homie Manny Perez lit up social media this week when he posted the La Soga 2 teaser on his IG. It seems hard to believe that the first film came out in 2010. Well, we will all have…

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UC Must-Reads: Am I an American?

Ibram X. Kendi is brilliant. The scholar, activist and author recently penned a must-read piece in The Atlantic that goes to the heart of the patently racist comments made by Tyrant Trump about the four tenacious Congresswomen known as…

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Uptown Video: Mayor Pete Buttigieg Gets Uptown Certified

Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg came Uptown to Dyckman to chop it up with the Bodega Boys. There are hookahs, brown-bagged whiskey bottles and a sushi roll called La Chapiadora involved. Believe us folks it is downright hilarious. Check…

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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…

Heights comes Home | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar Un montón. It’s how many times he – and so many others – cried. As creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes (with their families), joined by film director Jon Chu, and a host of…

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…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Carlos S. Deschamps

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features the homie Carlos S. Deschamps. Carlos is an incredible photographer and an awesome person. Check out his IG feed @cinematicheights ASAP. You already know the…