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Uptown Video: The TODAY Show Visits The People’s Theatre Project

The TODAY Show recently came Uptown for a segment on how Lin-Manuel Miranda’s childhood playground became a stage for kids. The segment featured the indispensable People’s Theatre Project who were instrumental in that endeavor. With that said, click below…

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…

A Decade of Drama | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen How to top their ten? As community arts organization People’s Theatre Project (PTP) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, its directors are working on next-level‎ goals. The Inwood-based group, which offers school-based and public programs designed…

UPinion: “We must listen” | Manhattan Times

By Mino Lora Photo: E. Abreu Visuals I am a firm believer in the power of young people. They teach me and inspire me every single day; it is clear to me that their compassion, creativity and commitment is…

Uptown Video: El Regalo Mágico

Check out this super cool video of the making of this epic masterpiece by El Mac and Celso Gonzalez in East Harlem. The mural depicts well-respected Nuyorican author Nicholasa Mohr. The mural was created as part of a public…

Junot Diaz Word Up Books Washington Heights

Radical Hope | The New Yorker

Junot Díaz penned an absoulte must-read in the New Yorker. Click below and make it happen. Read more: Aftermath: Sixteen Writers on Trump’s America We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page…

People's Theatre Project - Storm The Palace

Storm the Palace – The Recap

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) We came, we saw, we stormed the palace. Hundreds of people came from far and wide to celebrate the community affirming work of the People’s Theatre Project at the magnificent United…