Jimmy Kimmel Shares Adorable Health Update After Son’s Heart Surgery

The 3-month-old is “doing great.”

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‘Uptown Bounce’ Free Block Party Celebrates ’80s and ’90s in East Harlem

 Visitors will have free access to exhibitions from 6 to 9 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 9. Visitors will have free access to exhibitions from 6 to 9 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 9. View Full Caption

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EAST HARLEM — This year’s Uptown Bounce block party is all about the past. 

Musicians who defined an era — like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and George Michael — will be celebrated through exhibitions, art and dance classes, as well as music spun by a number of DJs that will take over The Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio each Wednesday night starting July 19.

The community will have free access to all the events and both museums, which are located next

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Staff Diversity Will Be Factor in How City Funds Arts Groups, Mayor Says

 Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at a press conference announcing Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at a press conference announcing “Create NYC” at Materials for the Arts in Long Island City on July 19, 2017. View Full Caption

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LONG ISLAND CITY — The city will begin considering the demographic makeup of arts organizations when deciding which groups it will fund, in an effort to encourage more diversity in the city’s cultural scene, the mayor announced Wednesday.

Starting this year, art and cultural institutions vying for city grants will be asked to share what they’re doing to address “equity and inclusion” as part of the

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Uptown Celebrates the 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival

 The Dominican Film Festival opens Tuesday, July 25 with the award-winning film “Carpinteros/Woodpeckers. The Dominican Film Festival opens Tuesday, July 25 with the award-winning film “Carpinteros/Woodpeckers.” View Full Caption

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WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dominican Film Festival is back in its sixth year of celebrating filmmakers and works that reflect the history, culture, and relationship between the Dominican Republic and the United States. 

The festival, produced by Cine-Art Entertainment, this year will feature 70 movies throughout six different venues in Washington Heights, Harlem, Inwood and Midtown.

The films highlight many subjects relevant to Dominican communities in the Caribbean island, New York City, and Haiti, from street vendors in Manhattan to the significance of

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Whole Foods Market Opens Harlem Store [Gothamist]

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The city’s newest Whole Foods debuts July 21st in Harlem at 125th Street and Lenox Avenue, nearly five years after the grocer announced the new store. As with all of their new stores, the company will mark the occasion with a bread-breaking ceremony Friday morning at 8:45 a.m., followed by the official door opening at 9 a.m.

A solid roster of local food makers will be stocking the shelves of the new store, including several who operate out of the Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator. Overall there will be 20 Harlem brands stocked at what is the company’s

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The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents The Three Musketeers at Marcus Garvey Park

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is back this summer with their newest production, The Three Musketeers which will be presented for FREE outdoors at the Richard Rogers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem from July 9-30.

Opening night is on Sunday, July 9 at 8:00pm!

The classic swashbuckling story by Alexandre Dumas is an action-packed adventure for the whole family! The Three Musketeers follows the escapades of the brave d’Artagnan, who seeks to join the legendary Three Musketeers- the cynical Athos, the vain Porthos and the priestly Aramis- in order to defend the honor of the King and Queen

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Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio Uptown Bounce summer block parties

July 12, 2017

Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio Uptown Bounce summer block parties

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Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for the fourth annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties. Dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, and art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

The events are free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. Includes Museum admission.

Wednesdays, July 19 + 26 / August 2 + 9

Rhythm & Power
Wednesday, July 19, 6:00 pm

Explore the cultural fusion that defines New York-style

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50th Annual Loiza Festival in El Barrio July 28 – July 30

The Loíza Festival in El Barrio

Presented By Los Hermanos Fraternos De Loiza & Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, the 50TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL SANTIAGO APÓSTOL DE LOÍZA EN EL BARRIO will be held at East 109th Street Between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue.

Festival Santiago Apóstol De Loiza En El Barrio, fondly known as the Loiza Festival in El Barrio, celebrates the African influence of Loiza, Puerto Rico in New York City’s East Harlem neighborhood. Looking to pay homage to the traditions of the homeland left behind, the Perez family from Loiza Aldea founded the community-based organization Los Hermanos Fraternos de Loiza and the festival itself.

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What I Love: Andy Blankenbuehler, ‘Hamilton’ Choreographer, at Home in Harlem

When the choreographer finally got his dream house, it was during a nightmarish time in his life.

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Big City: SoHa in Harlem? The Misguided Madness of Neighborhood Rebranding

Real-estate interests are hoping to rename a portion of Upper Manhattan. Some politicians aren’t having it.

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