Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

#InstagramUptown: Ya Se Jodio La Vaina

#InstagramUptown: Ya Se Jodio La Vaina

A video posted by Nelson Noel Salcedo (@ndzine) on Jan 3, 2017 at 12:58pm 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: The Best of 2016 Edition

#InstagramUptown: The Best of 2016 Edition

A photo posted by Steve Booke (@stevebooke) on Jan 4, 2016 at 8:36am PST


Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Game-Changing Year

Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda's Game-Changing Year

For the first installment of ABC News’ “Game Changers”, Robin Roberts came Uptown to chop it up with the incomparable Lin-Manuel Miranda.


Mood Music: Imported Natives – Major

Mood Music: Imported Natives - Major


The Harlem Hip at Lenox Saphire | The New Yorker

The Harlem Hip at Lenox Saphire | The New Yorker

By Nicolas Niarchos There are two reasons Phil Young is an uptown legend. First, for his work as a florist: for many years, he ran the Carolina Flower Shop, one of Harlem’s oldest and most beloved stores. Second, for his drumming: in the early sixties, when Phil was in his teens, his band won a […]


#InstagramUptown: Aproveche Joven

#InstagramUptown: Aproveche Joven

A photo posted by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Dec 19, 2016 at 5:18pm 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.


Spread Love: Uptown Stories 2017 Semester Open For Registration

Spread Love: Uptown Stories 2017 Semester Open For Registration

Uptown Stories believes that writing is an essential tool for self-expression, critical thinking, and academic success. Based in upper Manhattan, their not-for-profit program offers small-group writing workshops for children ages eight to fifteen, led by master teachers and professional authors. Uptown Stories tries to ensure their programs are accessible to all children by making tuition […]


The Heartbeat of Our Being, in Black and White | NY Times

The Heartbeat of Our Being, in Black and White | NY Times

By Maurice Berger The pictures accompanying Adger Cowans’ essay in a new monograph on his work are not his professional photos, but snapshots from his personal life: his childhood home, a group portrait of his mother’s relatives in their Sunday best, and Mr. Cowans cradling his godchild. These pictures affirm the importance of photography not […]


#InstagramUptown: #Facts

#InstagramUptown: #Facts

A photo posted by Carlos Deschamps (@cdmaster245) on Dec 14, 2016 at 5:24am 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.


The Year of Hamilton

The Year of Hamilton

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Hamilton cultural juggernaut continues to conquer. How do you cap off a year that includes 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical, a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album as well as a Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Not too mention being one of the most successful and buzzed about Broadway […]


12/19/16: UP Theater Presents A Special ShowingUP of Half-Baked Holiday Cheer

12/19/16: UP Theater Presents A Special ShowingUP of Half-Baked Holiday Cheer

ShowingUP is UP Theater’s on-going celebration of uptown artists. A scene, a story, a sketch, a dance, a song, a poem, a rant. Guaranteed to be Half-baked & Bran’-spankin’. UP Theater presents A Special ShowingUP of Half-Baked Holiday Cheer Monday, December 19th @ 7:00 pm Holy Trinity Church (20 Cumming Street)


#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

#InstagramUptown: Tunnel Vision

A photo posted by Cole Thompson (@inwood_cole) on Dec 8, 2016 at 4:35pm PST Related: The Light At The End of the Tunnel Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal – The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on […]


12/12/16: The Big Quiet @ The United Palace

12/12/16: The Big Quiet @ The United Palace

On the evening of Monday, Dec. 12th, The Big Quiet is coming to the United Palace. Celebrating unity in a divided time, 3000 people will join together in a mass meditation and sound experience facilitated by a 10 person team, followed by string musicians, acoustic acts, the cosmic drum, a powerful choir and live DJs. […]


#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

#InstagramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls

A photo posted by 🇩🇴E.R.J 🇩🇴 (@81_filmz) on Nov 29, 2016 at 7:05am 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.


Photo Essay: The Beauty of Black Joy | Salon

Photo Essay: The Beauty of Black Joy | Salon

BY Peter Cooper I didn’t set out to find Black Joy, rather Black Joy found me I found it in the slight upward bend of a smile The moment right before and after a breath The spark in the eye Black Joy I found it when I went back for the photo that I almost […]


The Classic Comeback | Manhattan Times

The Classic Comeback | Manhattan Times

It’s time to get cracking – again. A groundbreaking holiday show which became an instant New York City classic will make its return next month. The Hip Hop Nutcracker combines the beloved Russian ballet’s classic story elements and Tchaikovsky’s famous score with hip hop dancing, while setting the story in modern day Northern Manhattan. The show returns for the […]


A Young Black Girl’s View Of Harlem At The Height Of The Great Migration | The New Yorker

A Young Black Girl's View Of Harlem At The Height Of The Great Migration | The New Yorker

By Emily Raboteau Mildred Harris was born in South Carolina in 1926. She moved to Harlem as a baby, when her parents, Eddie and Jessie Mae Harris, joined the wave of African-Americans fleeing the South as part of the Great Migration. Mildred and her siblings—there would eventually be eight children altogether—grew up moving from building […]


Uptown Tonight: Help the City Spend $30 Million on Highbridge Park

Uptown Tonight: Help the City Spend $30 Million on Highbridge Park

Our very own Highbridge Park was chosen as one of five parks across NYC to receive $30 million in city funding for improvements thanks to the Anchor Parks program. It’s get better, you, yes you, can help to decide how the money is spent. It all goes down tonight from 6:30 – 8:30pm at the […]


#InstagramUptown: The Little Red Lighthouse

#InstagramUptown: The Little Red Lighthouse

A photo posted by Isaac.N (@saacery02) on Nov 15, 2016 at 3:43pm 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: St. Nick

#InstagramUptown: St. Nick

A photo posted by Tommy (@silent_witness_nyc) on Nov 18, 2016 at 9:01am 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.


Time Travel Tuesdays: A Curbside Sermon From Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Curbside Sermon From Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker | NY Times

The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker served as chief of staff for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 1960 to 1964 and spent nearly four decades as the pastor of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, in Harlem. In this photo, from April 5, 1970, he is taking his message to the streets. Although it […]


THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER with Special Guest Kurtis Blow to Hit NY Metro This December | Broadway World

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER with Special Guest Kurtis Blow to Hit NY Metro This December | Broadway World

The Hip Hop Nutcracker with Special Guest MC Kurtis Blow will play three NY Metro area shows as part of a 23-city North American tour on Saturday, December 3 at United Palace, NY (Shows at 2pm and 7pm) and Saturday, December 17 at NJPAC, NJ (Show at 3pm). The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary dance […]


#InstagramUptown: Inwood Hill Park

#InstagramUptown: Inwood Hill Park

A photo posted by James Peltzer (@james.peltzer) on Nov 9, 2016 at 4:05am 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: #DancersAfterDark

#InstagramUptown: #DancersAfterDark

A photo posted by Jordan Matter (@jordanmatter) on Sep 20, 2016 at 6:12pm 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.

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