Uptown Arts Stroll – Closing Weekend

Enjoy the final moments of the Uptown Arts Stroll 2010!

Open Gallery – Risa Hirsch Ehrlich
Thursday, June 24 – Sunday, June 27
6/24 (5-8pm) | 6/25 (5-8pm)
6/26 (11am-3pm) | 6/27 (11am-4pm)
Location: 168 Pinehurst Ave. #G-34
Risa Hirsch Ehrlich presents work in clay.
Info: www.RisaClayArt.com

Somewhere Towards the Center
Thursday – Saturday, June 24-26, 7pm
Location: Ft. Tryon Park
A series of outdoor site-specific multimedia dance installations inspired by the aesthetic appeal of labyrinths and their long history in public spaces.
INFO: 646.515.2448 – natasa[at]natasatrifan.com – www.natasatrifan.com

UP Theater Company
Thursday, June 24, 7:30pm
Location: Bread & Yoga, 4951 Broadway (btwn W. 207th & Isham Sts.)
UP Theater Company presents an excerpt from its inaugural play slated for production in October 2010. The excerpt is from the dramatic terrorist prison comedy All the Best Ingredients by James Bosley, directed by Wendy McClellan.
Includes reception and Q&A. Prepare to take off your shoes.
INFO: info[at]uptheater.org

Art at the Inwood Center
Opening: Friday, June 25, 6-8pm
Location: Inwood Center, 5030 Broadway
First Floor Hallway: “Setting”: Photographs from Northern Manhattan’s rooftops at sunrise and sunset by Mike Fitelson
First Floor: “Impromptu”- Local artists spontaneously get together to show their work.
Manhattan Times Newspaper Office “- Suite 801: “What’s Left When All Is Said and Done,” group show of Northern Manhattan photographers.

Poe’s Oval Portrait
Friday, June 25, 7:30pm
Location: Anacaona Theater, Culturarte, 260 Audubon Ave. at 178th St.
Teatro Las Tablas presents: Poe’s Oval Portrait, an adaptation to theater by Hector Palacios. Performed in Spanish by Hector Palacios and Ydaiber Orozco. Directed by Alian Martinez.
INFO: yolannyrodriguez[at]gmail.com – 347.577.3767 – $10/15 at the door – www.ticketderby.com

Book Launch and Closing for Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster’s chronotopes and dioramas
Saturday, June 26, 3pm
Location: Dia at the Hispanic Society of America, Broadway btwn. 155th and 156th Streets
“I would prefer not to”, a talk by Eduardo Lago, will address the continuing multifaceted exchange and collaboration between Spanish novelist Enrique Vila-Matas and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster.
INFO: rsvp[at]diaart.org – 212.989.5566

Mapa de Rutas Book Release
Saturday, June 26, 5:30-8:30pm
Book release of Mapa de Rutas by Chilean writer and journalist Alina Reyes. Since the book was written while traveling between Chile, Mexico and New York, and also walking around New York neighborhoods, the author wants to give the book back to the streets with an art action in Northern Manhattan. The performance begins on the corner of 181st Street and Broadway (by the movie theater) and then the walking book release will continue along the northern sidewalk of 181st Street towards the Hudson River where the activity will end with a picnic under the George Washington Bridge.
INFO: rsvp[at]diaart.org – 212.989.5566

Uptown Broadway’s Weekend Walks – Our Heritage / Nuestra Herencia: The Heights
Sunday, June 27, 12:30-5pm
Location: W. 156th Street and Edward Morgan Place adjacent to Ilka Tanya Payan Park
Community League of the Heights and Broadway United Business presents a day of art and music celebrating the different cultures of the Heights. Dance to the sounds of a live drummer, enjoy an afternoon of folk dancing, and learn about a free neighborhood tour of Trinity Church cemetery and mausoleum.
INFO: www.CLOTH159.org – www.UptownBroadway.org – www.BroadwayUnitedBusinesses.org

Below 220 Art Show
Sunday, June 27, 12:30-5pm
Location: The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens, 116 Pinehurst Ave. (at W. 183rd St.)
Original paintings, photos, prints, jewelry, fabric arts, crafts, all created by people living below 220th St. and priced below $220.
INFO: Mia Heikkila – 212.923.7800 ext. 1732 – Mia4designs[at]aol.com

The Crowded House
Monday, June 28, 7pm
Location: Isham Park (near the Park Terrace East Circle)
Underworld Productions Opera and the Metropolitan Soloists woodwind quintet present a children’s opera by Michael Dutka. The Good Witch Angeline will tell a story of peaceful co-existence with all beings, both animal and human.
(Rain location: Holy Trinity Church – 20 Cumming Street btwn Broadway and Seaman Ave.)
INFO: Gina Crusco – 212.304.1472 – underworldprod[at]gmail.com – www.underworldprod.com

NoMAA Artists’ Salon & Arts Stroll Closing Event
Monday, June 28, 7-9pm
Location: The Garden Café, 4961 Broadway (btwn. W. 207th & Isham Sts.)
Uptown Arts Stroll 2010 Closing Reception.
OPEN MIC OPPORTUNITY: Please sign up before Friday, June 25, 5pm
RSVP Required: 212.568.4396 – info[at]nomaanyc.org – www.artstroll.com

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