Posts Tagged ‘Dister’

The Fix: The Machine – Faded

The Fix: The Machine – Faded

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The Fix: Can I Kick It Edition

The Fix: Can I Kick It Edition

Okay folks, Can I Kick It is going down tonight at Dead Stock (2240 Amsterdam Ave). This is a big deal people. Some of Uptown’s most talented artists will be doing their thing alongside the awesome live stylings of Lexiglass, which is made up of Will Glass and Marcelo Alexi. I’m talking about The Machine, […]


Mood Music: The Machine – Bonita

Mood Music: The Machine - Bonita


6/21/14: Celebrate 3 Years of Word Up

6/21/14: Celebrate 3 Years of Word Up

Word Up Books is celebrating their 3rd Birthday on Saturday, June 21st. The B-day bash will include an all-day outdoor concert courtesy of Make Music New York, and visual art courtesy of I Love My Hood.


Uptown Video: I Love My Hood Promo

Uptown Video: I Love My Hood Promo

Related: ‘I Love My Hood’: One Artist’s Attempt to Reclaim The Heights | WNYC We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


‘I Love My Hood’: One Artist’s Attempt to Reclaim The Heights | WNYC

'I Love My Hood': One Artist's Attempt to Reclaim The Heights | WNYC

By Jennifer Hsu : Video Producer, WNYC Interactive Like many long-time New Yorkers, artist Dister Rondon feared his Washington Heights neighborhood was losing its unique character — a byproduct of gentrification and its attendant chain stores and bank branches. Read more: ‘I Love My Hood’: One Artist’s Attempt to Reclaim The Heights – WNYC. We […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Margot’s We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at […]


I LOVE MY HOOD: A Graffiti Stroll Through Washington Heights this Saturday

I LOVE MY HOOD: A Graffiti Stroll Through Washington Heights this Saturday

I LOVE MY HOOD: A Graffiti Stroll Through Washington Heights Art Tour ~ Saturday, June 16 | 2 & 3:30pm Join local artist Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez (FEEGZ) as he leads a tour through Washington Heights focusing on the works of DISTER and other prominent local street artists, examining public street art uptown in both […]


Art in Washington Heights – A Look Back

Art in Washington Heights - A Look Back

Check out this video from 2010 on art in Washington Heights that features our good friends Mr. “I Love My Hood” Dister and Sandra Betancourt of NoMAA. Shout out to the both of them as they have been doing, in their own separate ways, a lot of the heavy lifting of keeping the arts alive […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Miguel Kron Mr. I Love My Hood himself Dister getting inked at Liquid Skin studio (165 Sherman Ave). We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Help Make WORD UP A Permanent Bookstore Uptown! | The Petition Site

The opening of WORD UP marked an exciting day for our community. Since our opening, we have hosted readings by novelists, comic book artists, performance artists, travel writers, zinesters, poets both famous and first-time, English and Spanish, teen and adult; live music free improv, hip-hop, Latin jazz, poetry/performance; informative publishing Q&As; children’s story hours; knitting […]


Word Up Books: A Video Retrospective

Video by Art By Dj Boy (@DjboyNYC) We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Putt-Up @ Word Up Fundraiser This Weekend

Putt Up at @ Word Up Weekend Mini-Golf Extravaganza & Awesome Raffle SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 14th

 12pm to 4pm
 each day
 Astroturf in a bookshop? Well, this ain’t just any bookshop. Putt Up at Word Up is a mini-golf extravaganza, with local artists and kids designing each hole, and with all proceeds […]


Word Up Extension Celebration Tomorrow @ Word Up Books

SATURDAY, JULY 30 1pm to 4pm

 4157 Broadway near 176th Street  YOU’RE INVITED 
to the
 WORD UP EXTENSION CELEBRATION! Remember how Word Up was going to close in mid-July? Delightfully, it has not! We’re still here through the end of September, and hopefully beyond. So it’s time to celebrate!
Come join your neighbors, Word Up volunteers, authors, artists, […]


A Few Words of Praise for Word Up Books

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It was all supposed to end tonight. July 14th was slated to be the last day of Word Up Books but thanks to the people of the neighborhood and their support of this community affirming space and Vantage Residential, we now have an extension until the end of September. While it […]


Word Up Community Book Store Grand Opening Tonight

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Word Up Pop Up Book Shop – Grand Opening Friday June 17th 6 PM 4157 Broadway near 175th Street Like I have said many times before, the future is ours to shape. There is no such thing as impossible. The only limits that exist are only in our individual and collective […]


Dister x La Sala 78 x Sound of Art

Once again, La Sala 78 (111 Dyckman St) shows its support of local artists by allowing Mr. I Love my hood, Dister, to bless its wall with a mural. Brought to you by Uptown’s very own the Sound of Art (SOA), Dister and company broke night this weekend to bring forth some visual eye candy […]


UPTOWN'S DISTER LOVES THE HARLEM HOOD TOO.

BY DeJesus [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVJS_L1ev8o] Uptown based Art entity, SOUND OF ART, recently brokered a deal between Real Estate based firm RIPCO and Uptown’s very own muralist/graffiti artist DISTER. The deal consisted of DISTER bringing some artistic flavor to a RIPCO Harlem community event that took place in one of their empty commercial spaces (which they were […]

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