The Hip Hop Nutcracker – Support NoMAA

The Hip Hop Nutcracker
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Tchaikovsky’s music, hip hop dance, and holiday magic for the entire family.

United Palace of Cultural Arts presents

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Sunday 7 December 2014
Doors 5 p.m.
Show 6 p.m.

Tickets: $10–$100

Location: United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th Street. Tel: +1 212 568-6700 x41

See the United Palace’s new holiday show and support NoMAA!

The best seats for the new production of “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” are in the lower loge, offering the best view and acoustics. They are on sale for $50-$100.

For every ticket purchased by NoMAA supporters half of the money will go to NoMAA. The other half will help pay for SONOS Chamber Orchestra, the Washington Heights–based ensemble that will play live during the performance. And since the production is being ticket sold really supports three great uptown arts organizations.

And we’ll even waive the service fees!

To take advantage of this offer and support NoMAA:

  1. Click the link:
  2. From the calendar click the 6 p.m. start time on 7 December.
  3. Click “Let me pick my seats from a seating chart.”
  4. Click the blue lower loge seats on the theatre map.
  5. Pick the Orange, Blue, or Green seats you want.
  6. Click the drop-down box for the type of seat you want (the NoMAA one!).
  7. Click “Add.”
  8. On the right side of the screen (you may need to scroll) click “Add to cart.”
  9. On the next screen click “Checkout.”
  10. On the next screen if you want to donate $10 or more, we’ll give a ticket to a community member who can’t afford to purchase one.
  11. Click continue.
  12. You will be asked to set up an account.

For more information, contact NoMAA at +1 212 568-4396.

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NoMAA Newsletter – 4 December 2014

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Call for artists: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. Submission deadline: 17 February 2015, 5 p.m. EST.

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists.

For this year’s submissions for the poster contest, artists are asked to incorporate these elements into their proposed art work:

  • The central theme is how do we get uptown? Take the ___ uptown (i.e., train, bus, etc.).
  • Include elements of uptown’s diverse arts and cultural scene.
  • Include “Uptown Arts Stroll” in the design.


  • Artist must be a Washington Heights–Inwood or West Harlem resident (West 135th to 220th Street).
  • Artist may submit only one (1) image for consideration.

Submission requirements

  • Entry must be a high-resolution (300 dpi with 2,440 pixels) JPG (above 3–4 MB), EPS or TIFF file, without the artist’s name.
  • E-mail entry must include:
    • Artist’s full name (first and last)
    • Artist’s brief bio or artist statement
    • Address
    • Phone number
    • E-mail address
    • Art work title and media
  • Entry must be submitted by email to by 5 p.m. EST, Tuesday 17 February 2015.

Finalist and winner selection

A panel of distinguished judges, drawn from the local arts community, will select the finalists. Consideration will be given to eye-catching original and unpublished images that reflect the elements identified above.

Selected finalists agree to:

  • Bring a hard copy of the image (do not include artist’s name), on foam or paperboard, 24 inches by 18 inches, to exhibit at the NoMAA Artists’ Salon on Monday 16 March 2015 at 809 Restaurant, 112 Dyckman Street, where the winning image will be selected by community vote.
  • Agree their images will be utilized in any way to promote the community vote at the NoMAA Artists’ Salon.

Selected winner agrees that:

  • The selected image will be used in the poster that will represent and promote the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. NoMAA will work with you to include additional text in the Uptown Arts Stroll poster such as dates, contact information, sponsors, etc.
  • Allow image to be used in any publications with the following dimensions:
    • Poster: 11 x 17 in.
    • Brochure: 6 x 10¾ in.
    • Postcard: 5½ x 8½ in.
    • Other marketing and promotional materials
  • Allow for full color and B&W reproduction.

Grand prize winner receives:

  • $500 honorarium
  • Exclusive graphic representation throughout the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll
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