Posts Tagged ‘Bennett Ave’

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

That’s right people. The 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll kick-off is taking place on Wednesday, June 1st 2016 at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. This year’s honorees are Wilhelmina Obatola Grant, Felipe Galindo, Ellen Baxter and Carol Ward. The program will be emceed by Carol Jenkins, Emmy Award-winning TV anchor and journalist, […]


Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For this year’s submissions for the poster contest, artists are asked to incorporate these elements into their proposed art work: Theme: Arts and history in Northern Manhattan. Include “Uptown Arts Stroll, June 2016” in […]


Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 – Call For Applications

Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 - Call For Applications

That’s right folks. You now have until February 21st to submit your application to be a part of the 2016 Higher Ground Festival. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights & Inwood artists together to network and create interdisciplinary, stage-based collaborations produced by the festival and presented locally during the annual HG Premiere Performance.    For more […]


Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

That’s right people. The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. The Higher Ground Festival goes down on Saturday, June 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights and Inwood artists together to network and experiment with interdisciplinary collaborations premiered locally; simultaneously celebrating the neighborhood […]


Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

This summer is shaping up to be a doozy. The first annual Higher Ground Festival is going down on June 27th as part of the always grand NoMAA Uptown Arts Stroll. The HG Festival is looking for artists of all stripes to take part in this community-affirming, cultural extravaganza. That means: music, dance, visual, spoken […]


3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

NoMAA invites the community to vote for the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster at an Artists Salon on Monday, March 16th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at 809 Restaurant, 112 Dyckman Street, between Post Avenue and Nagle Avenue. Join us for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.


Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For more info: Call for artists: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest | Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.


Keen craft and care | Manhattan Times

Keen craft and care | Manhattan Times

Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi Stained glass made of paper. Match sticks with personality. A man clutching his careworn face. The work on display at the Northern Manhattan Art Alliance’s (NoMAA) current show is vast in both scope and originality. “Women in the Heights—Reflections on Creating” is the fifth annual show devoted solely […]


Uptown Cartoonist’s Whimsical Work to Grace Art Stroll Posters | DNAinfo

Uptown Cartoonist's Whimsical Work to Grace Art Stroll Posters | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Twenty posters were submitted, but it’s Felipe Galindo’s that will be featured this summer. Galindo, a 159th Street resident who has drawn cartoons for The New Yorker and Reader’s Digest, was voted the winner of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Uptown Art Stroll poster contest Monday night, netting the […]


Uptown Tonight: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest Finale @ Shabazz Center

Uptown Tonight: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest Finale @ Shabazz Center

“A good community is a good local economy. It depends upon itself for many of its essential needs and is thus shaped, so to speak, from the inside.” Wendell Berry Okay folks, later today, 6 to 8 pm to be exact, many of the artists, stakeholders and members of the community will converge at the […]


Uptown Tonight: Women in the Heights Opening Reception

Uptown Tonight: Women in the Heights Opening Reception


Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Okay folks, you have until Friday 21 February 2014 at 5 pm to turn in your submission for the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll. Just in case you didn’t know, the Uptown Arts Stroll is a month-long celebration of Uptown Arts and culture. The winner will receive $500 greenbacks as well as exclusive graphic representation on […]


Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance is pleased to announce the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll — an annual festival featuring more than 170 arts and cultural events across Washington Heights and Inwood during the month of June. For this year’s submissions for the poster contest, artists are asked to incorporate into their proposed art work the […]


Notes From The Stroll…

Notes From The Stroll...

BY R. L. Gatton Thus far, the tenth annual Uptown Art Stroll confirms the Washington Heights community as an away-from-the-center of art in New York.  A small sample of work reveals new ways in which artists are examining themes central to the lived experience of north Manhattan. In the early evening of Thursday, June 6th, […]


Fort Washington Photo Exhibit Captures Life From Uptown, Across the Country | DNAinfo

Fort Washington Photo Exhibit Captures Life From Uptown, Across the Country | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel HUDSON HEIGHTS — Hudson Heights residents have less than a week to take advantage of the outdoor photo gallery that has been gracing Fort Washington Avenue this month. The exhibit, “Stepping Out,” is on display through June 30 on the fence outside Fort Washington Collegiate Church on Fort Washington Avenue and […]


The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off – The Recap

The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off - The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Okay folks, the 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll has officially kicked off. The incredibly awesome ceremony was held at the venerable Morris-Jumel Mansion (65 Jumel Terrace) on Friday, May 31st and was attended by such luminaries as Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes. The […]


The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off Tonight!

The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off Tonight!

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This is a big deal folks. The 10th Anniversary Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off at the venerable Morris-Jumel Mansion (65 Jumel Terrace) tonight at 6 pm. This year’s Uptown Arts Stroll features 177 events occurring in 62 venues across Washington Heights and Inwood. You already know the motto, “Spread Love It’s […]


Uptown Artist: Andrew Short

Uptown Artist: Andrew Short

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. First of all, congrats on the winning design. How does it feel to know that your design will now become ubiquitous? A. We’ll I’m a little overwhelmed to be honest. I’ve never really won anything such as this before so it’s a little surreal. I’m extremely honored for my work […]


Uptown Tonight: Vote For The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster

Uptown Tonight: Vote For The 2013 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster

Monday, April 8th from 6-8pm Inwood Center 5030 Broadway (corner of 214th St) For more info: http://nomaanyc.org/ Related: The 2012 Women in the Heights Opening Reception @ NoMAA In Pictures The 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception @ Arka Lounge The 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off – The Recap We invite you to subscribe to […]


Call For Submissions: 10th Uptown Arts Stroll Anniversary Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 10th Uptown Arts Stroll Anniversary Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) is pleased to announce the Uptown Arts Stroll 2013 — an annual arts festival featuring more than 100 arts and cultural events across Washington Heights and Inwood during the month of June. This year, we will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Uptown Arts Stroll. As part of this […]


Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance highlights ‘celebrations’ in 4th annual ‘Women in the Heights’ exhibition | NY Daily News

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance highlights 'celebrations' in 4th annual 'Women in the Heights' exhibition | NY Daily News

Exhibit, on display through April 18 at NoMAA, features 26 uptown artists in celebration of Women’s History Month By Jheanel Walters / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS An impressive array of unique and colorful artworks from 26 women artists in Washington Heights and Inwood is now on display at the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance. Now in […]


Harlem artist mounts an exhibit in Morris-Jumel Mansion uptown, where George Washington slept | NY Daily News

Harlem artist mounts an exhibit in Morris-Jumel Mansion uptown, where George Washington slept | NY Daily News

BY Clem Richardson Artist Andrea Arroyo unveils ‘Women Unbound’ in the historic Washington Heights mansion, used as a headquarters by Washington during the Revolutionary War. Andrea Arroyo was rummaging through the Morris-Jumel Mansion attic and came across a bit of brass bearing the following inscription: “A Madame EB Jumel, Paris, 1815, Napoleon.” “Napoleon” is, of […]


The 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception @ Arka Lounge – The Recap

The 2012 Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception @ Arka Lounge - The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) In addition to this past Saturday being Nutcracker Awareness Day, it was also the closing reception for the best Uptown Arts Stroll ever. That fact that you can have 2 great events within blocks of each other speaks to the breadth and scope of the Uptown […]


Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception this Saturday @ Arka Lounge

Uptown Arts Stroll Closing Reception this Saturday @ Arka Lounge

Ok, so how do you rightfully bring to an end the best Uptown Arts Stroll ever? With an über awesome closing reception at Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway). The good folks at Remezcla, the Bago Bunch and the Uptown Collective have teamed up with NoMAA to put the cherry on the top of the 2012 Uptown […]

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