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Book Reading: The Chasers by Renato Rosaldo

09/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

World in Verse: A Multilingual Poetry Reading

09/17/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Anonymous by Scott Jacobs

09/13/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

#DominicanReaders Book Club with Ayendy Bonifacio

09/13/2019 - 3:15am


09/12/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Kid Lit

09/08/2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Open Mic Night

09/06/2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Dominicana Book Launch with Angie Cruz

09/05/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Book Launch: Born Here, From There

08/24/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Write with JP Infante: The Prose Poem

08/24/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

LMCC Clínica de Subvención / Grant Clinic

08/22/2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Lanzamiento y firma de libro con Paola Tejada/Book Reading and Signing with Paola Tejada

08/17/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Bacá: a book launch, reading, & live music/Bacá: puesta en circulación, lectura, música en vivo

08/16/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Growing up Black and Latinx: A conversation on Youth, Race, and Immigration

08/11/2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Kalisha Buckhanon, Reading and Signing Speaking of Summer

08/09/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Book Launch: Pablo Cartaya's EACH TINY SPARK

08/07/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Amor a la Poesía/For the Love of Poetry

08/04/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Giveaway: We Come as Girls, We Leave as Women

08/03/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Write with JP: A Guide to Writing Micro-Fiction

07/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

C@P Book Club: Willie Perdomo

07/26/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

(Lit) Literacy

07/17/2019 - 2:00pm to 07/19/2019 - 4:30pm

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo - Day 2

07/14/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Uptown Stories Summer Reading

07/12/2019 - 12:30am to 07/26/2019 - 1:30pm

Cuéntamelo todo

07/10/2019 - 5:30pm to 08/07/2019 - 7:00pm

Workshop: Bookselling Basics

06/30/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Speak for Yourself: Tips for an Effective Nonfiction Book Proposal

06/30/2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings Day 2

06/30/2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Workshop: Making Book Events

06/29/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings Day 1

06/29/2019 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

Firma de libros y presentactión de la colección Lazy

06/27/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Broad Views on Broadway Book Exchange

06/26/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Play Reading: An Accident

06/23/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club: With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo - Day 1

06/23/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Femmes of Color in Comics: Reading + Panel

06/22/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Up Theater's Reading of the Mueller Report

06/22/2019 - 2:00pm to 06/23/2019 - 7:00pm

A People's History of Fake News with Danny Haiphong

06/22/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Launch: Summer Comics Show

06/20/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Declaraciones II: Crafting the Artist's Life

06/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Census 2020: Making New York Count w/ NYC Census Director Julie Menin

06/17/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Word Up's 8th Birthday Party - (Full Schedule)

06/15/2019 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, mujer transgresora universal

06/14/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

All the Nations Under Heaven: A Public Conversation about Immigration Past & Present

06/10/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Special Story Time with Debbie Gonzalez

06/08/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Open Mic with Jason Rosario

06/07/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Retablos: Octavio Solis & Todd London in conversation

06/02/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Side Defects Book Release Party

06/01/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Reinventado Exhibition Opening

05/30/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Zen and Art of Good Bullshit: Stories from the Boricua

05/29/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Literary Happy Hour

05/28/2019 - 6:00pm

New York City Charter Revision w/ Commissioners Sal Albanese & Sateesh Nori

05/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Kay Blake's Some Kind of Tomorrow

05/19/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Printing Hudson River - Workshop by Inju Kaboom

05/17/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry & Vashti Harrison

05/14/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lectura: Acuerdos y desacuerdos

05/11/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Don’t Touch My Hair Reading Series: Sara Borjas, José Olivarez, and Andrés Cerpa

05/11/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Encuentro de revistas literarias

05/11/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

“Dominicanish” The Dominican Writers Conference 2019

05/04/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Tres escritoras americanas - 7ma lectura

04/28/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

White Powder Fences Author Reading and Signing

04/28/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Write with JP Infante: Which Genre?

04/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A Book Release: Para adolescentes, premenopáusicas y especialistas de la salud (cuentos) by Zaida Corniel

04/26/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

An Interactive Reading with Alexandra Franzen

04/25/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Book Talk and Performance: Why School Integration Works

04/20/2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Exhibition Opening: Printing Hudson River

04/19/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition: Printing Hudson River

04/19/2019 - 12:00pm to 05/19/2019 - 6:00pm

The Upper Manhatta(n) Project

04/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Word Up & BCRW present Cherríe Moraga in conversation with Claudia de la Cruz @ The People's Forum

04/07/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Getting to Know Yourself for Better Sex & Relationships

03/29/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Summer 2018 Anthology Publishing Party

03/23/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Story Time: Grandpa Stops a War by Susan Robeson

03/23/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Chula" Book Release (Day 2)

03/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

"Chula" Book Release (Day 1)

03/21/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Don’t Touch My Hair Reading Series

03/16/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Lost Inwood, with authors Cole Thompson & Don Rice

03/14/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Soldanela Rivera presents View For Death

03/09/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Book Talk: A Radical Faith by Eileen Markey

03/07/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Creating Comics Rooted in Activism and Personal Experience

03/03/2019 - 1:00pm to 04/28/2019 - 3:00pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/27/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

No Name 25th Anniversary

02/26/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Monster Maria: A Children's Book Reading & Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

02/24/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Raccoon: A Jazz Concert

02/22/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Mercy G's The Awakening of My Senses Book Launch

02/21/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Building upon the Foundation: Organizing 101 with BYP100!

02/17/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

31 Days of Praise Volume 2. Book Launch Event

02/16/2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ser(es) Latin(x): Love & Magic VI

02/15/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/13/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Reading: "I AM" in the Heights

02/06/2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Exhibit: I AM "in the heights"

02/06/2019 - 12:00pm to 02/28/2019 - 9:00pm

The Heights/El Alto Artists' Conversations

02/02/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Conversations on Self-Care + Book Celebration

01/27/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Melania-Luisa Marte Reading & Q+A

01/25/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm


01/24/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Penning the Stars with Carolina Pichardo

01/19/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Masculinidades prohibidas

01/18/2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tony Wood and Keith Gessen in Conversation

01/16/2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Song a Week Showcase

01/13/2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Book Reading with author Hilda Eunice Burgos

01/12/2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

01/11/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Dan's Solo CD Release Ft. Special Guests

01/06/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Writing Our Lives Reading & Celebration

12/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

JP Infante in Conversation with Julian Randall and Gabriel Ramirez

12/20/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Lectura de literatura peruana / Peruvian Literature Reading

12/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Adoptee Stories: Too Much Soul and Mixed Koreans

12/17/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Exhibition Opening: The Heights / El Alto Printmaking Project

12/16/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Word Up's Year-End Party/Fiesta de fin de año!

12/14/2018 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

12/14/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

VIII Jamming Poético en NY

12/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Black Doll Project: Asserting the Love and Power of Our Blackness, Our Negritud(e)

12/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Readings

12/09/2018 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Luis "El Terror" Dias Street Naming Celebration

12/08/2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Open Mic Dance Party

12/07/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

12/07/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Proyección: Luna en llamas por Fabián Soberón

12/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Noches de Poesía en el Alto Manhattan/Poetry Nights in Upper Manhattan

12/05/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Elizabeth Acevedo book signing at Word Up

11/30/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Marianela Medrano & Annie Finch in conversation: A Poetic Dialogue

11/29/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

We the News Story Circle

11/25/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The Business of Art - facilitated by Wendy Angulo

11/17/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

The Business of Art

11/17/2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Crossing Broadway Book Discussion

11/11/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

11/09/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

11/02/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Pumpkin Tales

10/31/2018 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Exhibition Opening: Reframing Immigration

10/28/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

10/26/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reading: Jasminne Méndez, Yesenia Montilla, & Roberto Carlos Garcia

10/25/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Nelly Rosario in conversation with John Paul Infante

10/21/2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Everyday People + Uptown Stories Anthologies Celebration

10/20/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Three American writers – 6th reading

10/18/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Pedro Mir Symposium | Simposio Pedro Mir

10/13/2018 - 1:00pm to 10/14/2018 - 5:00pm

Radix Media Reading: Aftermath

10/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Presentación: Corazón de hojalata por Margarita Saona

10/07/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Grants for the Arts Workshop by Angela Abreu

10/06/2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

10/05/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Connor Coyne’s Urbantasm

10/04/2018 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Comic Book Launch: Camouflage #1 and Big Boss Comic!

10/04/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Rap Dad: Juan Vidal, Hanif Abdirraqib, & Carvell Wallace in conversation

09/30/2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Too American to be Dominican. Too Dominican to be American: The Community Identity Crisis

09/29/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

La Pluma y la Tinta and Dominican Writers present Blind Date with a Book

09/28/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Local Authors Present/Escritores del vecindario presentan: Mary Ely Peña-Gratereaux & Roberto Bello

09/27/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Northern Manhattan Community Land Trust Open Meeting

09/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Pros[e] Poem as Memoir: Writing workshop facilitated by John Paul Infante

09/22/2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Péinate: Hair Battles Between Latinx Mothers and Daughters

09/21/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

ESPAÑOL para jóvenes bilingües / SPANISH for bilingual youth

09/16/2018 - 11:00am to 11/18/2018 - 2:00pm

We the News Newsstand

09/15/2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

VII Jamming Poético

09/14/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

09/13/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Grant-Writing Clinic / Clínica de escritura para subvenciones

09/10/2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Lectura: Kasztelan, López Medin, y Salas Hernández

09/08/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

09/07/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Stories I Would Tell A Million Times: A Show of Nonfiction Comics Narratives

09/06/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Literary Collectives In Conversation: A Panel hosted by Fractious Press

08/17/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Reading: Darnell L. Moore's No Ashes in the Fire

08/15/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Local Authors Present / Escritores del vecindario presentan: Francis Mateo, Annabelle Gonzalez, Max "Drlacxos" Cueto

08/11/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Monsters Are Us

08/10/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

08/09/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: True Lies: Writing Fiction

08/03/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

ZONED OUT!: Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City

08/02/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Callaloo Kids 3 Summer Tour-HARLEM

07/28/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: The Nature of Poetry

07/27/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Todo Parecía: poesia contemporanea

07/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Girls Rising

07/24/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

07/20/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Love War Stories: Ivelisse Rodriguez in conversation with Jennifer Baker

07/19/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Creating Otherworlds

07/13/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Free The Arts Jam

07/12/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Living Room Sessions Open Mic

07/06/2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Meetup before Keep Families Together Rally

06/30/2018 - 9:00am to 9:15am

Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic

06/29/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Open Conversation on Puerto Rico, Gaza, and Solidarity

06/29/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Community Forum On ICE and Solidarity

06/27/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: It's Your Thing

06/24/2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Jump Up and Write

06/24/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: The Elements of Fiction

06/24/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Pow! Comics (2:30pm class)

06/23/2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Uptown Stories Presents: Pow! Comics (12:15 class)

06/23/2018 - 4:30am to 5:30am

Proyección de película/Screening: Who Am I?/¿Quien Soy?

06/22/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Word Up 7th Birthday Party

06/16/2018 - 11:00am to 11:00pm

Book Talk with David Nazario

06/15/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Stars Over Latin America

06/15/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm