Spread Love: Uptown Bounce 2016

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Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for the third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to the music of New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, and art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food. See below for more info.

Uptown Bounce

July 27 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

El Museo del Barrio
Simply Antonio  

Wearable art fashion show with FIT & Parsons School of Design
DJ Riobamba spinning Digital Diaspora tunes
Design fashions on paper for a miniature figurine  

The Museum of the City of New York 
Boogie Down to the 70’s  

DJ Misbehaviour spins Disco, Electro, and Freestyle
Roller-skating dancers, hula hoopers, and dance lessons | 

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Uptown Bounce

August 3 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

El Museo del Barrio
Bling it On

DJ Oscar Nñ spins a blend of urban and virtual club sounds with latinx undertones
Design your own fashion accessories
Curator led tour of ANTONIO LOPEZ: Future Funk Fashion

Museum of the City of New York
A Tribute to Prince

Joey Carvello and DJ Woof spin the Purple One’s grooves
Carlos Neto teaches street jazz dance moves  

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August 10 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

El Museo del Barrio
Sew What!  

DJ Riobamba returns with Digital Diaspora tunes!
Weave your own textile using synthetic materials
Live fashion illustrations by Steven Broadway and friends
Join Anderson Zaca for a presentation on his book Block Party NYC Soul or Summer followed by a book signing in La Tienda.  

Museum of the City of New York
NYC’s Greatest Hits

DJ Misbehaviour spins classic New York songs
Karen NG’s dance troupe performs with trumpeter Omar Akil Little
Book launch of Alan Bortman’s Uptown & Downtown: Old Skool Paintings on NYC Subway Maps

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Uptown Bounce

August 17 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

El Museo del Barrio
Fashion Magazine  

DJ Oscar Nñ closes out Uptown Bounce
Create your own fashion zine
Curator led tour of ANTONIO LOPEZ: Future Funk Fashion
Join Ismael “Ish” Martinez, Jr. for a presentation on his book Images of America: Las Villas of Plattekill and Ulster County followed by a book signing in La Tienda. | 

Museum of the City of New York
80’s Dance Party  

DJ Misbehaviour and a special guest spin Hip Hop, Pop, and New Wave
Uko Snowbunny teaches Hip Hop dance  

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Uptown Bounce Summer Nights Series

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