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Rising In The Heights

Our event Rising in the Heights is a festival of free monthly outdoor public arts performances curated by Leadlights Ensemble in partnership with Word Up Community Bookshop. The festival celebrates the rich artistic contributions of Latinx and Black cultures and promotes children’s literacy through music and storytelling.

Rising in the Heights (feat. Randy Mason) 
Friday, May 27, 5PM

Rising in the Heights (feat. Rachel Harrington)
Wednesday, June 29, 5PM

​​Rising in the Heights (feat. Luz Maria Mack)
Wednesday, July 27, 5PM

Rising in the Heights (feat. Timothy James Robinson Trio & Jennie Mayfield)
Wednesday, August 24, 5PM

Rising in the Heights (feat. Morgan Boyle)
Friday, September 30, 5PM

Rising in the Heights is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, a regrant program supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

The event is finished.


Apr 29 2022


5:00 pm

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2113 Amsterdam Avenue @165th Street
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria, Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY, USA
Leadlights Ensemble


Leadlights Ensemble

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