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02/22/20: Ms. Lauryn Hill @ The United Palace

Don’t miss Ms. Lauryn Hill live in concert on February 22, 2020 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the historic United Palace, Manhattan’s 4th largest theater and one of five famed “Loew’s Wonder Theatres.” Get TIX: 02/22/20: Ms. Lauren…

UPinion: The Need for Artistic Space Brings a Community Together

BY Liann Herder On 181st Street and Broadway, a line of green scaffolding surrounds the former Coliseum Cinema. A movie poster from 2005 for “Mad Hot Ballroom” still hangs, faded by the sun. Washington Heights and Inwood have been…

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…

Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes Uptown

Woolrich has tapped the iconic Lauryn Hill to be the face of their fall/winter 2018 campaign, “Woolrich: American Soul since 1830.” Shot by photographer Jack Davidson, the pictures show Ms. Hill in the streets of Washington Heights as well…

06/21/18: Dominican Summer Solstice Festival @ Inwood Hill Park

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE: 4:00 Opening Taino Ceremony 4:30 Irka Mateo Folkloric Quartet 5:30 Procession & Ceremony at Spuyten Duyvil Creek 6:30 Gaga Pa’l Pueblo 7:15 Legacy Women Drum Cypher Join IgniVox Productions for their second Annual “Dominican Summer Solstice Festival”…

Hola a Lola | Manhattan Times

Photos by Cristóbal Vivar “I am pastelito con salchipapa.” The MacArthur Fellow and Pultizer Prize-winning writer almost got usurped by the beginners. Before Junot Díaz took to the stage at the United Palace this past Fri., Apr. 13th, a…

04/13/18: Junot Díaz Presents Islandborn @ The United Palace

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, with United Palace of Cultural Arts, is proud to present Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur fellow Junot Díaz, reading from his debut children’s picture book, Islandborn. In Islandborn, Lola’s teacher asks the students to…

12/14/17: The Hip Hop Nutcracker with Kurtis Blow

A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker re-imagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip hop choreography, a dozen all-star dancers, on-stage DJ, an electric violinist and digital scenery. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and…