Word Up – Arrival Stories / Historias de llegadas – Open Mic

A R R I V A L S T O R I E S
Open Mic. / Micrófono Abierto

A celebration of our immigrant stories through community art-making and an open mic! Storytelling, music, poetry, art, and everything in between. All languages welcome!

Hosted by Reza Salazar, with art-making facilitated by Josefina Hernandez.

Food and drink will be available for purchase from Buunni before the event.

This event is part of Uptown Reads, for which the 2019 selection is Angie Cruz’s Dominicana, a novel that was inspired by the arrival story of the author’s mother to Washington Heights.

Presented by Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) and Word Up: Community Bookshop – Libreria Comunitaria, in collaboration with Buunni Coffee Inwood, NYC Small Business Services/Neighborhood 360, and Washington Heights BID.

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2020 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The 18th Uptown Arts Stroll, showcasing Washington Heights-Inwood & West Harlem’s performing and visual artists, will take place throughout June 2020 /
El 18º Paseo de las Artes, presentará a artistas de disciplinas varias de Washington Heights-Inwood y West Harlem, tendrá lugar durante todo el mes junio de 2020.

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 24, 2020
FECHA LÍMITE: 24 DE FEBRERO DE 2020
$1,250 Grand Prize 1st place winner / Gran premio ganador
$500 for 2nd place / 2do LUGAR
$250 for 3rd place / 3er LUGAR

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS / CONVOCATORIA
FOR WASHINGTON HEIGHTS-INWOOD AND WEST HARLEM ARTISTS
Artists must be West Harlem, Washington Heights-Inwood residents (W135th to W155th St from Edgecombe Ave west to the Hudson River), W155th St to W220th St (river-to-river) / Convocatoria abierta a artistas residiendo en WEST HARLEM, WASHINGTON HEIGHTS e INWOOD

HISTORY / HISTORIA
The 18th Uptown Arts Stroll / Paseo de las Artes in Washington Heights-Inwood and West Harlem and the World Premiere of “In The Heights The Movie” takes place Uptown next June. The Uptown Arts Stroll started as a volunteer driven one-day event the Sunday before Thanksgiving 2003 and has grown into a month-long festival celebrating Northern Manhattan’s performing and visual artists. The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) has produced the Uptown Arts Stroll since 2008.
/ El 18º Paseo de las Artes en Washington Heights-Inwood y West Harlem al igual que el estreno mundial de la película “In The Heights” tendrá lugar en el alto Manhattan el próximo junio. El Paseo empezó gracias a un grupo de voluntarios el domingo antes del Día de Acción de Gracias de 2003 y se ha convertido en un festival de un mes que celebra todo tipo de artistas en el alto Manhattan. Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) ha producido el Paseo desde 2008.

REQUIREMENTS / CONDICIONES
Artwork must include the phrase / Incluya en el diseño del afiche : 2020 Uptown Arts Stroll / Paseo de las Artes
Artwork must accommodate 11″x17″ poster, palm card, and various sizes for social media (300 dpi jpg, 4-5mb) / Debe cubrir las dimensiones de un afiche de 11×17 pulgadas (300 dpi jpg, 4-5mb)
Consideration given to unpublished eye-catching original artwork that captures Northern Manhattan’s diverse arts and cultural community. / Se le dará mayor consideración a imágenes originales e inéditas que destaquen las características del alto Manhattan
Artists may only submit one (1) design for consideration. / El/la artista sólo podrá presentar un diseño.
JPEG files must be minimum / Los archivos de imagen deben tener un mínimo de: 300 dpi – 4-5mb
See images of previous winning submissions here / Ver imágenes de afiches anteriores aquí: https://www.artstroll.com/welcome/about-the-stroll/

1st, 2nd and 3rd PLACE WINNER SELECTION / SELECCIÓN DE LOS GANADORES
A panel of distinguished judges from the local arts community will select the grand prize 1st place winner, 2nd and 3rd place winners. / Un panel de jueces distinguidos de la comunidad artística y local seleccionará El 1er, 2ndo y 3er ganador.
The names of the artists will not be submitted to the judges. / Los nombres de los artistas no se someterán a los jueces.
NoMAA owns the intellectual property rights on 2020 Uptown Arts Stroll poster designs for the winner, 2nd and 3rd finalists. / NoMAA es dueña de la propriedad intelectual de los diseños para el 2020 Paseo de las Artes del ganador y los finalistas 2 y 3.

GRAND PRIZE 1st PLACE WINNER AGREES THAT / EL/LA GANADOR/A SELECCIONADO/A ACEPTA QUE
The artist will work with NoMAA to place the Uptown Arts Stroll opening, closing and honorees on the final design. / El artista trabajará con NoMAA para colocar texto adicional que incluye recepción de apertura y cierre y los homenajeados del Paseo en el diseño final del afiche.
The 1st place image will be used exclusively to promote the 2020 Uptown Arts Stroll in print and online. / La imagen ganadora del 1er lugar será utilizada en todo tipo de material para promover el Paseo.

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