The United Palace will screen the seminal 1989 movie Do the Right Thing on Sunday, May 15 followed by a talk back with Uptown superhero Lin-Manuel Miranda and film director, producer, actor, professor, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Spike Lee. FREE tickets will be made available for reservation at www.unitedpalace.org at 9 am on Monday, May 9. Click below for more info.
Check out: 05/15/22: Do The Right Thing @ The United Palace
Once again it’s on. After a two-year pandemic-related delay, the Inwood Film Festival makes its return, picking up where they left off in 2020, with in person programming over four days from Thursday, June 2nd – Sunday, June 5th at the Campbell Sports Center located in Inwood at 218th Street and Broadway.
Check out: Spread Love: 5th Annual Inwood Film Festival
One of the main reasons that this country is reverting to the bad old days is because of Fox News. To get even more specific, there is Tucker Carlson. As a matter of fact, in my house, we replace the first letter of his name with an f. Anyway, The NY Times produced an excellent 3 part series on the rabid right winger who holds so much sway with a significant portion of the population.
Check out: UC Must-Reads: American Nationalist
Gregg McQueen of the Bronx Free Press gave us the wonderful news that “Mayor Eric Adams announced a new initiative to provide free doula services to pregnant women, many providers viewed it as a landmark opportunity to improve birth outcomes in the city’s most vulnerable communities.”
Check out: City’s new doula initiative seeks to improve maternal health outcomes | Bronx Free Press
The Manhattan Times reported on the release of A Know Your Rights Guide On Police Encounters For New Yorkers by The Legal Aid Society.
Check out: Know Your Rights As A Protester | Manhattan Times
Back in 2019, Hypebeast took us inside the multi-million dollar atelier Gucci built for Dapper Dan in Harlem. Shout out to the King of Uptown Style, Dapper Dan, for a storied career that has spanned decades.
Check out: Uptown Video: Inside the Multi-Million Dollar Gucci Atelier in Harlem with Dapper Dan
The Tweet of the Week goes to the one and only George Takei for speaking straight facts.
Check out: The Tweet of the Week: I am a pro-choice voter
Make sure you stop by Buunni Coffee Inwood to catch Uptown Perspectives.
Check out: The Heights Perspective Collective Presents Uptown Perspectives
This summer, DOE and DYCD plan to serve a record number of students through Summer Rising, a free, safe, and fun academic and enrichment program for NYC students currently in grades K-8. Enroll ASAP to get your preferred location.
Check out: Summer Rising Enrollment is Open!
You have until May 9 to apply for the Apollo Theater’s Technical Stage Production Internship for rising seniors attending NYC high schools.
Check out: Uptown Opportunities: 2022 Technical Stage Production Internship Applications Open Now
Nothing says a return to normalcy like a Karaoke Night. With that said, hit up Tubby Hook Tavern (4946 Broadway) every Thursday to sing your little heart out with host DJ Derek Wise.
Check out: Thursday Uptown: Karaoke Night @ Tubby Hook Tavern
We leave you with this back in the day pic of the GWB courtesy of @old.newyorkcity. See you next week familia.
Check out: #TheGramUptown: Build Bridges Not Walls
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