Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

06/19/16: Live Jazz – Live Art Experience @ The Morris Jumel Mansion

06/19/16: Live Jazz - Live Art Experience @ The Morris Jumel Mansion

How does a Live Jazz and Live Art experience  sound? Awesome right. Well it get’s better. The event will be a one-a-kind pairing of master artist Andrea Arroyo with Uptown icon and musician, actress and playwright, Ms. Marjorie Eliot. The event is taking place at the venerable Morris Jumel Mansion on Sunday, June 19th at […]


#InstagramUptown: Greetings From El Barrio

#InstagramUptown: Greetings From El Barrio

She knows where she is because she knows where she comes from. El Barrio 116 Street Festival 2016 A photo posted by @lisageenyc on Jun 13, 2016 at 5:36pm PDT A photo posted by @lisageenyc on Jun 13, 2016 at 5:38pm PDT


Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks’s Joint Harlem Vision | The New Yorker

Ralph Ellison and Gordon Parks’s Joint Harlem Vision | The New Yorker

By Vinson Cunningham In the summer of 1947, editors from the short-lived magazine ’47, known since its shuttering in 1948 as The Magazine of the Year, contacted Ralph Ellison—then in the thick of his seven-year labor to complete “Invisible Man”—with an idea for a photo essay on the Lafargue Psychiatric Clinic in Harlem. Established a […]


The Fix: Chazmere – The Album

The Fix: Chazmere - The Album

Real Hip-Hop fiends can now rest easy. Chazmere’s latest opus is now available and it represents a new way forward for NYC Hip-Hop. The album rocks from beginning to end and provides ample food for thought. Stay tuned for a Q&A with the Bronx emcee. Check out the album below and then do the right […]


Uptown Video: A Bike Ride Uptown…

Uptown Video: A Bike Ride Uptown...

Billy Perry and the crew came Uptown for a hellified bike trip through Harlem recently. Click below to check out their antics. Related: Mira CoNYo: A Skate Scene Blossoms Uptown 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.


Jumel Terrace: A neighborhood with a connection to Hamilton—the man and the musical | Brick Underground

Jumel Terrace: A neighborhood with a connection to Hamilton—the man and the musical | Brick Underground

By Marjorie Cohen The Jumel Terrace Historic District is one the most interesting neighborhoods in upper Manhattan, and it happens to be full of history. That’s probably why Lin-Manuel Miranda chose the Morris-Jumel Mansion (for which the area is named) as a setting in which to write parts of his hit musical. That’s right, Tony-darling Miranda wrote two of his […]


Mood Music: Chazmere Ft. ScienZe – Ten

Mood Music: Chazmere Ft. ScienZe – Ten

Boogie down emcee Chazmere is back once again with some serious heat. Chazmere’s album drops on June 10th. Spread that Uptown Love and get it on Pre-sale here. Related: Best of the Boogie Down: Artist Spotlight – Chaz Van Queen


#InstagramUptown – Dyckman World

#InstagramUptown – Dyckman World

A photo posted by SHANER (@nycstreetwalls) on May 27, 2016 at 12:51am PDT 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.


#InstagramUptown – Cliff Dive

#InstagramUptown – Cliff Dive

cliff dive || by @ballerinaproject_ wearing @wolfordfashion #ballerinaproject #wolford #InwoodHillPark #kathrynboren A photo posted by Kathryn Boren (@katieboren1) on Mar 7, 2016 at 8:16am PST Related: The Mysterious Inwood Hill Park Artist Strikes Again Inwood Hill Park Has A New Artist In Residence We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


#InstagramUptown – The Road Less Traveled

#InstagramUptown – The Road Less Traveled

A photo posted by @ydr_photographs on May 12, 2016 at 11:02am PDT 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.


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, […]


Passion Project | Manhattan Times

Passion Project | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen They’ll be packing. On Fri., May 13th, public school students from District 6 and the Urban Arts Partnership will descend upon United Palace for the Annual Urban Arts Festival. For the 12th consecutive year, the Urban Arts Festival will serve as a showcase event to celebrate the positive impact of the […]


#InstagramUptown – #RainyDay

#InstagramUptown – #RainyDay

A photo posted by Sharese Ann (@sharesef) on May 4, 2016 at 5:21pm PDT 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.


A Mom on the Move | Manhattan Times

A Mom on the Move | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen Stephanie Batista’s plight was a familiar one. Like many mothers working outside the home, she was in need of a good day care provider for her daughter. She had been paying high fees to have a babysitter come to her apartment, and the costs were growing prohibitive. Recently, relief […]


Mood Music: Bang – Time Flies

Mood Music: Bang - Time Flies


Spread Love: Catch Wild Style @ The United Palace

Spread Love: Catch Wild Style @ The United Palace

Friday, May 20, 2016 6:30pm doors, 7pm breakdance battle royale, 8pm Q&A, 8:30pm movie United Palace (4140 Broadway @ 175th Street) Tickets: Adults $10 online/$15 at the door; children under 17 not admitted https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10087561 The United Palace is taking you back to 1983 with the classic hip-hop film, Wild Style. Not only will you get […]


#InstagramUptown – Word on the Street

#InstagramUptown – Word on the Street

A photo posted by @aebell on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:53am PDT Related: The Light At The End of the Tunnel 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.


Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

AN AMERICAN DRUM CIRCLE May 5 – May 22 – Thursdays thru Sundays  The Tabernacle Theater (551 Fort Washington Ave.) A young woman and her Nigerian beau become entangled in a web of falsehood. God is the lure. Wealth is the bait. But it’s the family ties that bind. Get Tickets: Spread Love: The UP […]


Mood Music: Cruz – Born & Raised (NY)


Helping homeless youth in Harlem get free prescription glasses | Mashable

Helping homeless youth in Harlem get free prescription glasses | Mashable

by Katie Dupere When Clay Ferguson was jumped in a New York City coffee shop, his attackers stole his phone, his ID and his money. Then, they broke his glasses. Two weeks later, Clay is still jittery, blinking frantically as he looks anywhere but at me. As he recounts the night, he visibly winces at […]


#InstagramUptown – #Prince

#InstagramUptown – #Prince

A photo posted by Will Vaultz (@willvaultzphotography) on Apr 21, 2016 at 9:22pm PDT 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.


The Fix: Camille Safiya – Indigo

The Fix: Camille Safiya - Indigo

Songstress Camille Safiya is back people. Her latest offering, Indigo, is an intimate and introspective 3 song EP that will leave you fiending for more. Miss Safiya is that good. Check out this awesome review of her latest offering from NPR Music.


Mood Music: The Machine – Bonita

Mood Music: The Machine - Bonita


#InstagramUptown – Quietude

#InstagramUptown – Quietude

A photo posted by JAG • j u s t i n g r e e n (@justinstagreen) on Apr 12, 2016 at 6:32pm PDT Related: Happy Birthday To An Uptown Original – The George Washington Bridge Turns 85 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and […]

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