Posts Tagged ‘Art by DJ Boy’

09/24/16: The Little Red Lighthouse Festival

09/24/16: The Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Little Red Lighthouse Festival Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with a trip into the Little Red Lighthouse, Urban Park Ranger educational presentations, readings of The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food […]


05/30/15: The Carnaval Del Boulevard

05/30/15: The Carnaval Del Boulevard

The always-incredible Carnaval Del Boulevard goes down on Saturday, May 30th from 11am to 6 pm on St. Nicholas Avenue from 181st to 188th Streets. This event is fun for the entire family. In addition, Mozart La Para will be doing his thing on the festival’s stage. Make sure you are there for one of […]


Jet Blue: Connecting The Dominican Diaspora With Quisqueya

Jet Blue: Connecting The Dominican Diaspora With Quisqueya

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Late last year, several Washington Heights Dominican families were invited to La Casa del Mofongo to ostensibly participate in a documentary about Dominican culture. My wife, our 3 daughters and I, were chosen to take part in the endeavor. We were treated to a simply incredible meal and experience. The icing […]


10/11/14: The 22nd Anniversary Little Red Lighthouse Festival

10/11/14: The 22nd Anniversary Little Red Lighthouse Festival

Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse at the 22nd Little Red Lighthouse Festival! This fun and free event includes tours of the lighthouse with the Urban Park Rangers, readings of the children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, fishing clinics with I Fish NY & DEC, live musical entertainment from Big Apple […]


The 2014 World Maker’s Faire – The Recap

The 2014 World Maker’s Faire – The Recap

BY Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) The 2014 World Maker’s Faire was exactly as it was described on its website, “a festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness.” I heard about it online and through a friend Jennifer Leech, who was selling her own really cool crafts there that weekend. Jennifer is a Washington Heights resident, and a fellow volunteer at Word […]


The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

The Return of the Native | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Ask Emmanuel “DJ Boy” Abreu why he spends much of his free time volunteering at the Word Up Community Book Shop, he will likely offer a deprecating answer. “It’s a great place to meet women” was one recent response. But the truth is more complex. One recent afternoon, the store was […]


Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos

Uptown Video: Fort Tryon Park from Los Altos


Uptown Video: Inwood Park from Los Altos

Uptown Video: Inwood Park from Los Altos


Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) First of all, congrats to our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu for reaching his Indiegogo pledge goal. That is a terrific accomplishment from one of the most humble and hardest working people I know. With that said, you still have a few hours to contribute to the campaign. So if […]


Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

This video by our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu depicts the beauty and majesty of Uptown. Dj Boy has spent the last 4 years capturing the awesomeness of this neighborhood, please donate on the link below to his Indiegogo campaign. Support DJ Boy’s Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


4/13/14: Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

4/13/14: Emmanuel "Dj Boy" Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

Gallery, Film and Party by Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser April 13, 2014 3-6pm – Gallery Reception and Screening 6-9pm – Party with Live Dj Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Price: Gallery and Screening are free to enter. $10 Suggested Donation for entry to Party at 6pm Exclusive RSVP ONLY THROUGH INDIEGOGO $15 entry […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Support Emmanuel Abreu’s, A.K.A. DJ Boy, Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


Uptown Tonight: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Uptown Tonight: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Wednesday, March 19 Doors 6pm; Performances 6:30pm FREE The quarterly presentation by the young people in UPCA’s community arts programs, including the Harmony Program string orchestra, UPCA Circus Arts Troupe, UPCA Youth Drum Ensemble, and WHIN Music Project youth orchestra. (Watch the WHIN Music Project and Drum Ensemble reinvent Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”) The evening’s […]


De El Alto a Jalisco | Manhattan Times

De El Alto a Jalisco | Manhattan Times

BY Robin Kilmer Come May, a familiar face will be missing uptown. Emmanuel Abreu, better known as DJ Boy, has been an omnipresent creative force in Northern Manhattan for years. If you missed him volunteering at Word Up Community Bookstore, collaborating and performing with the People’s Theatre Project, it has still been virtually impossible to […]


Inwood Photographer to Turn Lens on Mexico in Monthlong Photo Residency | DNAinfo

Inwood Photographer to Turn Lens on Mexico in Monthlong Photo Residency | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya INWOOD — Three years ago Emmanuel Abreu immortalized summer in Washington Heights with his pictures. Now, the uptown photographer and filmmaker is getting the chance to do the same thing in Mexico. Abreu, better known by his artist name Dj Boy, has been selected to participate in the 360 Xochi Quetzal artist […]


Uptown Tonight: Gaga P’al Pueblo Photography Exhibit

Uptown Tonight: Gaga P'al Pueblo Photography Exhibit

Gaga P’al Pueblo’s Photographic Songs District Office of Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, 618 w. 177th St. Thursday, February 20th, 2014 6:00 PM Council Member Rodriguez’s office will play host to a spectacular photography show featuring local artists from the Dominican musical and cultural group, “Gaga P’al Pueblo”. The stunning photographs bring to life the joy and […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Picture of the Week: Throwback Edition

Picture of the Week: Throwback Edition


Uptown Artist: Ruth Rodriguez

Uptown Artist: Ruth Rodriguez

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Q. What is your name and where are you from? A. Ruth Rodriguez, “I am Dominican, isn’t everyone?”. Well my family is from Santiago de Los Caballeros, RD. Q. Born and raised? A. Born in New York, and should I really tell you where I was raised? I […]


The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week In NYC Kicks Off Today

The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week In NYC Kicks Off Today

Launched in 2006, the Latin American Cultural Week is an annual New York City wide festival which highlights Latin American dance, film, literature, music, theater, visual and performing arts. Many institutions and artists throughout New York City, including Washington Heights and Inwood, participate hosting presentations of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts […]


The Dyckman Beer Company – Una Vaina Bien

The Dyckman Beer Company – Una Vaina Bien

Words: Led Black – Video: Nelson R. Salcedo – 2nd Camera: Art By Dj Boy – Photography: Emil Baez – Sound: Ray Rodriguez This past summer, the usual Uptown Collective crew of Art By Dj Boy, Ray Rodriguez, Emil Baez, Jon Ullman and myself embarked on a pilgrimage to the brewery where Dyckman Beer works […]


Food, Music and Games on Hand at Saturday’s Little Red Lighthouse Festival | DNAinfo

Food, Music and Games on Hand at Saturday's Little Red Lighthouse Festival | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — New Yorkers will get one last chance to tour Manhattan’s last remaining lighthouse this season, as the 21st annual Little Red Lighthouse festival kicks off Saturday under the George Washington Bridge in Fort Washington Park. The event is a celebration of the iconic lighthouse, which was immortalized […]


Uptown Video: Gagá pa’l Pueblo

Uptown Video: Gagá pa’l Pueblo

Gagá pa’l Pueblo takes place every summer on Sundays in the Anne Loftus Playground on Dyckman Street as well as other places in the Heights and beyond. Gagá pa’l Pueblo is an all-out celebration of Afro-Dominican identity that welcomes, engages and entrances all who take part in it. Check out the truly awesome video below […]


Gagá pa’l Pueblo In Pictures

Gagá pa'l Pueblo In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Gagá pa’l Pueblo takes place every summer on Sundays in the Anne Loftus Playground on Dyckman Street as well as other places in the Heights and beyond. Gagá pa’l Pueblo is an all-out celebration of Afro-Dominican identity that welcomes, engages and entrances all who take part in it. […]

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