Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

05/03/17: Led Black’s Social Media 101

05/03/17: Led Black's Social Media 101

LED BLACK’S SOCIAL MEDIA 101 Wed, May 3, 2017 – 6 pm to 8 pm CLOTH TECHNOLOGY CENTER (2113 B Amsterdam Ave @165 St) Social media has changed, literally, everything. It has toppled governments, upended regimes and cast much-needed light on atrocities across the globe. Events that take place halfway around the world are beamed […]


05/06/17: SOULEVATE: Music to Reawaken Your Body & Soul

05/06/17: SOULEVATE: Music to Reawaken Your Body & Soul

Saturday, May 6, 2017  Doors at 6:30pm featuring an art gallery by Fareed Muhammad, vendors, food and drinks Showtime 7:30 FREE, but RSVP Performers: Oshun Soul Science Lab Annette Aguilar and String Beans Harambee Dance Company MCs: Terry Lovette and Xavier Eikerenkoetter


Rising in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Rising in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Photos by Emmanuel Abreu | Abreu Visuals “¡Trump escucha; estamos en la lucha!” Calling on President Donald Trump to “listen up,” thousands of immigrants and supporters took to the streets of Northern Manhattan on Sun., April 23, to voice opposition to the administration’s immigration policies. People of diverse ages and nationalities filled St. Nicholas Avenue […]


#InstagramUptown: #Uptown4ImmigrantRights

#InstagramUptown: #Uptown4ImmigrantRights

A post shared by Carlos S. Deschamps (@cinematicheights) on Apr 23, 2017 at 11:45am PDT


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by DOT (@dotshotit) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:19am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Parcels of power, packaged with care | Manhattan Times

Parcels of power, packaged with care | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The packages, diligently packed and labeled, reach every corner of the globe. But first they must pass through the hands of women working in concert in a small office in Washington Heights. Stuffed with t-shirts, hoodies and other apparel, the packages are sent to those who ordered items from TeeRico, the officially […]


Bodegas: Living the American Dream

Maria Hinojosa is a powerhouse. She has been properly representing Latinos in the media for over 25 years and she recently became the newest contributor to the indispensable CBS Sunday Morning news show. For her first segment, she took us to the bodegas of New York City for a look at the special place these […]


#InstagramUptown: Solidarity

#InstagramUptown: Solidarity

A post shared by David-Michael Petragnani (@nomadproducer) on Apr 12, 2017 at 11:07am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


How Alice Neel’s Sharp, Compassionate Eye Painted Harlem | The Atlantic

How Alice Neel’s Sharp, Compassionate Eye Painted Harlem | The Atlantic

The artist’s portraits of neighbors, icons, and strangers show a keen and democratic attention to detail. BY LOLA ADESIOYE When, in 1938, Alice Neel decided to relocate from Greenwich Village to Spanish Harlem with José Negrón, a musician and her then-boyfriend, she was making a bold yet potentially career-destroying move. During the early ’30s, Neel […]


The Fate of the Furious Comes To Washington Heights

The Fate of the Furious Comes To Washington Heights

Photos provided by The United Palace of Cultural Arts Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez of the wildly successful Fast and Furious films came Uptown this morning to shoot a Despierta America segment and show some love to Washington Heights. Both stars took turns charming the crowd of hundreds and Michelle spent a considerable amount time […]


#InstagramUptown: Float Like A Butterfly

#InstagramUptown: Float Like A Butterfly

A post shared by k e l l y k a k a l e y (@kellykakaley) on Mar 6, 2017 at 7:09am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


During Prohibition, Harlem Night Clubs Kept the Party Going | National Geographic

During Prohibition, Harlem Night Clubs Kept the Party Going | National Geographic

A witty 1932 cartoon map shows where to find famous musicians, gambling policemen, and a guy selling marijuana. By Greg Miller Prohibition may have put a damper on alcohol sales in much of the United States in the 1920s and early ’30s, but it didn’t stop the party up in Harlem. The map above, created […]


Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Lost/Not Found

Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Lost/Not Found

LOST/NOT FOUND May 3 – 19 The Garret at Fort Washington Collegiate (729 W. 181st Street) In Lost/Not Found, things do not go as planned when three desperate twenty-somethings from Washington Heights “rescue” a missing girl and detain her, while the growing reward for her return offers visions of riches. What they learn about themselves, […]


04/04/17: Free Screening of 1984 @ The United Palace

04/04/17: Free Screening of 1984 @ The United Palace

1984 is required viewing in the initial days of the Trump Tyranny. Tomorrow, April 4, you can catch the film for free in our very own United Palace. The United Palace of Cultural Arts is joining the National Screening Day as over 160 movie theatres across the U.S. will screen the film adaptation of George […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A post shared by 📷🎥Emmanuel 🎮🎧 Abreu 🇩🇴🇺🇸 (@eabreuvisuals) on Mar 7, 2017 at 10:37am PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Iconic theater slated for landmark designation | Manhattan Times

Iconic theater slated for landmark designation | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Put it in the books. After several months of speculation, local Councilmember Ydanis Rodríguez announced he would back a landmark designation for the historic United Palace in Washington Heights. Built in 1930 as movie palace Loew’s 175th Street Theatre, the Thomas Lamb-designed venue had been used mostly as a church since 1969, […]


#InstagramUptown: Our Streets

#InstagramUptown: Our Streets

A post shared by Nelson Noel Salcedo (@ndzine) on Mar 20, 2017 at 6:56am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Fix: I Am Cruz – March Malice

The Fix: I Am Cruz - March Malice


#InstagramUptown: Snow Day

#InstagramUptown: Snow Day

A post shared by Jordan Matter (@jordanmatter) on Mar 16, 2017 at 11:24am PDT We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


03/31/17: Film Screening and Musical Q+A of We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo

03/31/17: Film Screening and Musical Q+A of We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo

El Museo del Barrio in collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York present a free screening of We Like it Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo as part of the Metro Mashup: New York Meets Havana series.  Stay after the film for a special musical Q+A with Latin boogaloo legend Johnny […]


Images of Old-School Harlem, Rapidly Vanishing | NY Times

Images of Old-School Harlem, Rapidly Vanishing | NY Times

By JOHN LELAND Is Harlem coming or going? Evolving into its next iteration or disappearing under the onslaught of change? It depends on whom you ask. For the photographer David Vades Joseph, who grew up in the neighborhood’s Hamilton Heights section, Harlem is an idea that is vanishing daily. “Certain mom and pop stores that […]


#InstagramUptown: Indigenous Lady Liberty

#InstagramUptown: Indigenous Lady Liberty

A post shared by Benjamin Z (@wtstammering) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:53pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


#InstagramUptown: Quisqueya Heights

#InstagramUptown: Quisqueya Heights

A post shared by Nelson Noel Salcedo (@ndzine) on Mar 1, 2017 at 9:42pm PST We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Serving Looks: Elle Comes To Harlem

Serving Looks: Elle Comes To Harlem

Shout out to Elle for a stellar photo shoot in Harlem recently. Featuring models Amilna Estevão and Alécia Morais and styled by Samira Nasr, Elle really did their homework and represented the eternal capital of cool properly. They hit up such iconic Harlem hotspots as the Apollo Theater, The Malcolm Shabazz Market, Sylvia’s and Red […]

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