Posts tagged as: Art

United Palace Begins New Role as Uptown Arts Center

United Palace Begins New Role as Uptown Arts Center

The United Palace, a former movie theater, becomes an uptown cultural center.

Harlem Collective Draws Growing Community of Artists

Harlem Collective Draws Growing Community of Artists

Tucked away above the bustle of Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Floor4Art offers artists a space to work and to exhibit.

Uptown Celebrates 100 Years of Bearden, Harlem’s ‘True Renaissance Man’

Uptown Celebrates 100 Years of Bearden, Harlem’s ‘True Renaissance Man’

Romare Bearden, internationally known for his collages, grew up in Harlem, which is leading celebrations of his centennial.

School to House Artists, Not Classes

School to House Artists, Not Classes

A landmark building will be converted into affordable homes and studios for artists – but not everyone is happy about the plan.

East Harlem Artists Revamp a Cultural Symbol: Dos Alas

East Harlem Artists Revamp a Cultural Symbol: Dos Alas

Local artists and supporters gather at the Dos Alas mural in East Harlem, restoring a cultural landmark after years of deterioration.

“Franco the Great” Paints Christmas in Harlem

“Franco the Great” Paints Christmas in Harlem

As the holidays arrive, street artist Franco Gaskin is out in the cold making Harlem more festive.

Hispanic Society Appeals for Renovation Money

Hispanic Society Appeals for Renovation Money

The Hispanic Society of America, which houses the world’s largest collection of Hispanic art, plans massive renovations.

Dominican, Jewish Youth Unite to Perform

Dominican, Jewish Youth Unite to Perform

The YM/YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood will present a musical about Jewish refugees escaping Hitler and taking refuge in the Dominican Republic in the 1930s.

Budget Cuts Threaten Uptown Arts Organizations

Budget Cuts Threaten Uptown Arts Organizations

After Gov. Paterson vetoed state grants for community organizations, many prominent uptown arts associations have been struggling to raise money.

Dominican Artists Find a Place of Their Own

Dominican Artists Find a Place of Their Own

A new exhibition and gallery space at City College offers Dominican-American artists a chance to express themselves.

Log in / Advanced NewsPaper by Gabfire Themes