Music – Nights at Sugar Hill: Annette A Aguilar & StringBeans

Join us for an evening with Annette A Aguilar & StringBeans as they explore the rich and varied rhythms of jazz across the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States. Enjoy a musical workshop at 6:00pm, and form a part of the final performance! All levels are welcome.

Date: Thursday 16 March 2017, 6–8pm

Location: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St Nicholas Ave (at 155th St), New York, NY 10032

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Join us for an evening with Annette A Aguilar & StringBeans as they explore the rich and varied rhythms of jazz across the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States. Enjoy a musical workshop at 6:00pm, and form a part of the final performance! All levels are welcome.

Comparte con nosotros una noche con Annette A Aguila y StringBeans, mientras exploran los ricos y variados ritmos de jazz del Caribe, America Latina, y los Estados Unidos. Disfruta de un taller musical a las 6:00pm, y forma parte del espectaculo final. Todos los niveles son bienvenidos.

Presented by the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling in partnership with NoMAA.

About Nights at Sugar Hill
Nights at Sugar Hill is a new public program series dedicated to highlighting the history and legacy of the Sugar Hill neighborhood and Northern Manhattan. Held every third Thursday evening of the month, and open to the general public, Nights at Sugar Hill features artist’s talks, performances, and conversations with leading Sugar Hill historians.

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Nights at Sugar Hill: Amor y Tango

Celebrate love, friendship, and community with the extraordinary dance duo Daniel Binelli and Polly Ferman. The evening will include a special performance followed by a dance class on the basics of the Argentine dance of tango. Thursday 16 February 2017, 6–8pm.

Celebrate love, friendship, and community with the extraordinary dance duo Daniel Binelli and Polly Ferman. The evening will include a special performance followed by a dance class on the basics of the Argentine dance of tango. FREE!

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Date: Thursday 16 February 2017, 6–8pm EST.

Location: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032.

Hosted by the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling in partnership with NoMAA.

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Inwood Parks grant information session

The Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant Program provides grants of $500–$15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks–approved physical improvements, events and programming in Inwood Hill, Muscota Marsh, and Isham Parks. Join us for an information session on Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 7:30–8:30pm, to learn more about eligibility requirements, past project ideas, and ways you can apply for a grant.

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The Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant Program, made possible by Columbia University, provides grants of $500–$15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks-approved physical improvements, events and programming in Inwood Hill, Muscota Marsh, and Isham Parks. The next deadline is 1 March 2017.

Join the Partnerships for Parks Grants Team at an information session on Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 7:30–8:30pm, to learn more about eligibility requirements, past project ideas, and ways you can apply for a grant. Food will be provided.

What: Inwood Parks grant information session

When: Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 7:30–8:30pm

Where: Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), 5030 Broadway, Conference Room (6th Floor)

RSVP: http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/inwood-parks-grant-information-session/

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NoMAA exhibition: Utopia

NoMAA, in collaboration with NewYork–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, presents “Utopia,” an exhibition of artworks that use art and play as catalysts for innovating urban life. Dates: 28 February – 3 May 2017. Opening: 28 February 2017.

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA), in collaboration with NewYork–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, presents “Utopia,” an exhibition curated by Leanne Stella, Director, Art In FLUX, under the Art In FLUX 2017 curatorial theme, “Re-Imagining a City.”

Location: NewYork–Presbyterian – The Allen Hospital, Main Administrative Corridor, 501 W 218th St, New York, NY 10034

Dates: 28 February – 3 May 2017

Opening reception: Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 6–8pm EST. RSVP »

The artworks in this exhibition use art and play as catalysts for innovating urban life. Through two-dimensional works and an imaginative lens, the artworks reshape or re-visualize parks, playgrounds, streets, public transportation, architecture, food, urban farms and communal places, re-imagining the city with playfulness and whimsy and encouraging peace, community, and egalitarianism.

Participating artists: Gary Conger, Rene de los Santos, Felipe Galindo and Anna Lambert.

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