Posts Tagged ‘United Palace’

Lin-Manuel Miranda Launches Fundraiser At Iconic Manhattan Theatre | Broadway World

Lin-Manuel Miranda Launches Fundraiser At Iconic Manhattan Theatre | Broadway World

Lin-Manuel Miranda continues his longstanding support of movies at the United Palace in Washington Heights with a $100K donation for a new DCP projection system that will produce a Hollywood-quality image. He will debut the new projector on October 16 with a screening of the original Mary Poppins, which he will introduce. The classic 1964 […]


City’s first orchestra music charter school to open in 2017 | NY Post

City’s first orchestra music charter school to open in 2017 | NY Post

By Carl Campanile In a development that is sure to be music to the ears of city parents, a new, orchestral-themed charter school is scheduled to open in upper Manhattan next fall — the first of its kind in the Big Apple. The Washington Heights and Inwood Music Community Charter School will offer two hours […]


Storm the Palace – The Recap

Storm the Palace – The Recap

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) We came, we saw, we stormed the palace. Hundreds of people came from far and wide to celebrate the community affirming work of the People’s Theatre Project at the magnificent United Palace this past Tuesday. For the people – by the people, succinctly sums up what the […]


Tonight We Storm The Palace…

Tonight We Storm The Palace...

Tonight we will storm the palace. We will storm the palace as a community united as one in the belief that the arts is our very lifeblood. That the arts in all of their wonderful incarnations must be valued, nourished and sustained. Especially in places like Washington Heights, Inwood and Harlem. It is  undeserved communities […]


06/12/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Irka Mateo

06/12/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Irka Mateo

Irka Mateo sings and writes “Mestizo Music” songs inspired by the Taino/Afro/European folk traditions of her native Dominican Republic, the Caribbean and Latin America. Her love of the peasant population– bearers of the ancient culture –led her to travel ten years in the rural areas of the Dominican Republic uncovering and documenting over thirteen genres […]


05/23/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Frank Malloy IV

05/23/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Frank Malloy IV

Frank Malloy IV Monday, May 23 6:30pm doors, 7pm show Performance takes place in the Palace Foyer FREE with RSVP, seating limited to 100. As a West African Drumming instructor for UPCA, and Musical Director at the Harambee Dance Company, Frank takes a unique approach to composing music by using rhythms of the African diaspora […]


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 […]


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 […]


05/09/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Josefina Baez

05/09/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace - Josefina Baez

Josefina Baez Monday, May 9th 6:30pm doors, 7pm show Performance takes place in the Palace Foyer FREE with RSVP, seating limited to 100. Josefina Baez is a storyteller, ArteSana, performer, writer, theatre director, educator, devotee and founder and director of Ay Ombe Theatre (1986-2016). Quite simply she is a genre-bending Dominican dynamo. She is best […]


Op-Led: Uptown Is Feeling The Bern…

Op-Led: Uptown Is Feeling The Bern...

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Bernie Sanders spent the entire weekend spreading that Uptown Love. Bernie kicked off Saturday with a rousing rally at the venerable United Palace in the heart of Washington Heights. While the mainstream press has chosen to focus on the hate, venom and vitriol of the other side, Bernie Sanders has quietly […]


Uptown Video: That’s So New York – The United Palace Theater

Uptown Video: That's So New York - The United Palace Theater

The United Palace Theater, one of the five Loew’s Wonder Theaters of the 1920s, is a sight to behold. To enter it is to be whisked away to a different time and place. It’s sheer opulence and beautifully maintained elegance are almost intoxicating. With that said, check out the awesome video by NYC Media on […]


The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

The Essential Guide to Washington Heights | am New York

By Danielle Valente Real estate prices aren’t the only thing booming in uptown Manhattan right now — so is the Washington Heights art scene. From independent shops to non-profit organizations, the area is bursting with civic-minded creative types. “There are a lot of really engaged people up here — as there should be in any […]


Uptown Video: My Washington Heights – A Guided Tour

Uptown Video: My Washington Heights - A Guided Tour

The good folks at Brick Underground TV take you on a guided tour of Washington Heights with lifelong Washington Heights resident Dennis Golin as the funny and knowledgeable tour guide. From the United Palace, to the Cloisters, to the Shabazz Center and many places in between, the video does a stand up job of properly […]


12/20/15: A Miracle On 34th Street @ The United Palace

12/20/15: A Miracle On 34th Street @ The United Palace

Miracle on 34th Street Sunday, December 20, 2015, 04:00pm The Women of Fox Film Festival Doors open at 4pm; Pre-show entertainment at 5pm; movie at 5:30pm. Pre-show caroling Intro by New York Post Chief Film Critic Lou Lumenick and classic film blogger Will McKinley Where a tuxedo or gown and get in for free! Tickets: $10 […]


Washington Heights ‘Town Square’ Opens to Public With Plans to Host Vendors | DNAinfo

Washington Heights 'Town Square' Opens to Public With Plans to Host Vendors | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A modern “town square” on West 175th Street that is set to house dozens of street vendors finally opened to the public Monday more than two decades after merchants first set up shop in the area. The Plaza de Las Americas, between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue, is now equipped with benches and bistro-style seating, […]


Hip-Hop Nutcracker Returns to Washington Heights Before International Tour | DNAinfo

Hip-Hop Nutcracker Returns to Washington Heights Before International Tour | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS – The Hip Hop Nutcracker is returning to Washington Heights on Nov. 20, and this time it’s taking the world by storm with an international tour. What started out as a simple, Washington Heights holiday event in 2013, has grown to an international event, with the United Palace spearheading the show. […]


11/14/15: 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium – Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs

11/14/15: 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium - Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The 2nd Annual Quisqueya Heights Symposium is going down at the venerable United Palace on Saturday, November 14th from 3 pm to 6pm. Aptly titled Like A Boss: Talking Shop With Young Latino Entrepreneurs, the event will hone in on young Uptown entrepreneurs who are doing big things in their respective […]


The Hip Hop Nutcracker kicks off a 12-city tour with two shows at the United Palace

The Hip Hop Nutcracker kicks off a 12-city tour with two shows at the United Palace

Last year “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” was an experiment – how would audiences respond to hip hop dance being performed to Tchaikovsky’s famous score? But after 5,000 audience members attended two shows at the United Palace in Washington Heights and two sold out shows at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, it was clear that the […]


Uptown Fashion Week: How One Woman Created A Local Global Movement | Forbes

Uptown Fashion Week: How One Woman Created A Local Global Movement | Forbes

BY Brian Rashid When Albania Rosario arrived to the United States from the Dominican Republic at age 18, she came alone. She did not speak a word of English. Not one word. But sometimes, vision speaks louder than words. Sometimes not even a basic lingusitic understanding is needed to achieve greatness. Albania is a perfect […]


6/14/15: “The Collective” Benefit Concert @ The United Palace

6/14/15: "The Collective" Benefit Concert @ The United Palace

“The Collective” Benefit Concert  To Raise $50,000 Towards At-Risk Youth Programs in Northern Manhattan Be an eye witness to history.  Come see the first opera in the 85 year history of the United Palace Theater performed on Sunday June 14th by the American Lyric Opera Company and the United Nations Orchestra. Click here to purchase tickets.


Plaza de Las Americas Reclaims Space for People in Washington Heights | Streetsblog NYC

Plaza de Las Americas Reclaims Space for People in Washington Heights | Streetsblog NYC

by Stephen Miller The city broke ground this morning on a new plaza in Washington Heights set to open early next year. The project will transform an extra-wide asphalt block into a permanent public space hosting vendors and a farmers market. Plaza de Las Americas is located on 175th Street between Broadway and Wadsworth Avenue. The project, which was […]


The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace Featured In NYC Media’s Wonder Theatres Episode

The United Palace is an Uptown treasure. Built during the movie palace boom in the 1920s, the United Palace opened its doors in 1930 as an opulent movie house that transported moviegoers to a lavish, almost otherworldly, setting. Today, the venerable United Palace has become a haven and a hub for the arts and culture […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

United Palace Part II Washington Heights December 2014 http://t.co/a7whNBwpp4 — Jenny Rubin (@jennyjrubin) December 29, 2014 Check out: The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights – The Review In The Heights @ The United Palace – The Recap The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love […]


Uptown Video: The Holiday Turn Up – The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights

Uptown Video: The Holiday Turn Up - The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights

What happens when you take a classic and you add the vibrancy and energy of Hip-Hop, you get The Hip-Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights. Iconic rapper Kurtis Blow took part in the making of a new holiday classic. Check out the really cool video below courtesy of the good folks at Elite Daily. Check out […]

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