Posts Tagged ‘Elvis Nolasco’

Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Northern Manhattan’s annual, month-long arts festival is set to return. The 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll will run from May 31 to June 30, showcasing performances and exhibitions by the Northern Manhattan arts community at assorted venues from West 135th Street to West 220th Street. The 15th edition of the Stroll will kick off at the […]


The Top 10 Posts of 2016

The Top 10 Posts of 2016

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) While the countdown to the coronation of you know who draws ever closer, it’s that time of year to take a look back at the Top Posts of 2016. By the way, we are super proud to have been chosen to Brick Underground’s 25 Best NYC Neighborhood Blogs of 2016 List. […]


Deeply Rooted – A Q&A With Elvis Nolasco

Deeply Rooted - A Q&A With Elvis Nolasco

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Video & Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Elvis Nolasco is a man of the people. Despite the awards, the accolades and the acclaim Elvis remains someone who cares deeply about his craft, his culture and his community. Elvis first entered the public consciousness in 1994 when he was cast in I Like […]


ABC’s Newest Drama American Crime Features Local Actor Elvis Nolasco

ABC’s Newest Drama American Crime Features Local Actor Elvis Nolasco

Everyone is buzzing about ABC’s newest Drama, American Crime, which airs Thursday night at 10 pm est. First of all, the series is written by John Ridley, the screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave. American Crime exudes gravitas, grit and nuance. The show takes a long, hard and unflinching look at race, crime and class […]


Dominican Actor Elvis Nolasco Works with Hollywood Director Spike Lee Again in the Film ‘Oldboy’ | Yahoo Voices

Dominican Actor Elvis Nolasco Works with Hollywood Director Spike Lee Again in the Film 'Oldboy' | Yahoo Voices

BY Jessica Medina Elvis Nolasco – Born and raised in New York City, was drawn to entertainment from a young age. He spent evenings dancing to Latin music in his Dominican family home. His love for salsa music led to an interest in break dancing, where he spent nights dancing with the legendary break dancers […]


The Official 179th Street Trailer

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_Imw8dKYb8] For more info: http://179thstreetthemovie.com/


The Being Latino Event @ Heineken Headquarters – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Uptown was definitely in effect at the Being Latino event held at the Heineken Headquarters in midtown recently. First of all, I have to say that Heineken Headquarters is straight up sick, smack dab in the middle of their corporate office is a beautiful full […]


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Live on Stage Tomorrow

The American Place Theater – Literature To Life program presents The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao (Performed by Elvis Nolasco and adapted/directed by Elise Thoron)–the masterfully told Pulitzer Prize-winning epic novel by Junot Diaz that chronicles the life of Oscar de Leon, an overweight Dominican boy growing up in Patterson, New Jersey who is […]


Actor Elvis Nolasco does brief take on ‘Oscar Wao’ – NY Daily News

BY MAITE JUNCO Actor Elvis Nolasco couldn’t put down Junot Diaz’s “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” when the novel came out in 2007. “I fell in love with it,” said Nolasco, who saw members of his own Dominican family reflected in the characters of the multigenerational work that won the Pulitzer Prize. The […]

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