Tag Archives: Northern Manhattan

Evening Drawing Sessions (December) @ Recirculation

Thursday, December 1, 2022 – 7:00pm to Thursday, December 29, 2022 – 8:30pm
RECIRCULATION A project of Word Up
876 Riverside Drive (near 160th St.)
New YorkNY 10032



Join us on Thursday evenings in December for drawing sessions that explore dry media, facilitated by local artist Reynaldo García Pantaleón at Recirculation, a project of Word Up.

December 1, 2022
December 8, 2022
December 15, 2022
December 22, 2022
December 29, 2022

Sessions are free but we encourage donations to help programs like this.

In compliance with Word Up Community Safety guidelines, all attendees for this event must remain masked at all times.

Recirculation, a project of Word Up Community Bookshop, is located at 876 Riverside Drive (near 160th St.) in Washington Heights, NYC. You can take the 1 train to 157th St., A/C train to 163rd St., and the M4 and M5 to Broadway and 159/160th.


  • All attendees ages 2 and older must wear a mask at all times when indoors at the store and during events at Word Up and Recirculation.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Word Up Community Bookshop reserves the right to cancel events for any reason, including but not limited to safety concerns.

CODE OF CONDUCT: Please note Word Up has a zero tolerance policy for harassment or intimidation of any kind during any event, virtual or in-person. Please read our Safe Space Policy for more information. Anyone violating these rules will be expelled from the event at the discretion of the organizers. Please report all harassment to events@wordupbooks.com immediately.

PHOTOS & RECORDING: Events may be recorded, and video and photos may be posted on our website, social media, and elsewhere. If you would prefer not to be visible, please let a Word Up team member know.

PRIVACY: Registrants will be added to the Word Up mailing list. Your contact information will never be shared or sold. You may unsubscribe or update your subscription at any time.

ACCESSIBILITY: Recirculation is a wheelchair-accessible space with one ramp from the street level down to the store. Most of the shelves are on wheels and can be moved to provide additional access. The bathrooms are not yet ADA compliant and do not yet have a changing table but are gender neutral. The events are mic’d for sound and videos are captioned when possible. Free ASL interpretation is available for most programs upon request. Please email events@wordupbooks.com to request interpretation as early as possible. If you have specific questions about the space or how an event can be made more accessible to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@wordupbooks.com.


Word Up: Noname Book Club

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (and 165th Street)
New YorkNY 10032


Welcome to Noname Book Club

We’re an online/irl community dedicated to uplifting POC voices. We do this by highlighting two books each month written by authors of color. In addition to building community with folks across the country we also send our monthly book picks to incarcerated comrades through our Prison Program.

The New York meet-up will be at Word Up Community Bookshop Librería Comunitaria in Washington Heights.

Find out how to join: https://nonamebooks.com/

November Pick:

Intimate Direct Democracy: Fort Mose, the Great Dismal Swamp, and the Human Quest for Freedom By Modibo Kadalie, Andrew Zonneveld (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Modibo KadalieAndrew Zonneveld (Introduction by)
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9798985668209
Published: On Our Own Authority! – March 15th, 2022

NoMAA: #TheGramUptown

#TheGramUptown Virtual/Visceral is a social media-sourced photography exhibition, featuring 60 of the best Uptown photographers on IG and highlighting the beauty, history and vibrancy of Uptown Manhattan.

Artist Talk: Thursday, December 8, 6-8pm. Hours: Tuesdays & Saturdays 12-5pm. Closing: January 14, 2023

NoMAA Gallery, 4140 Broadway (inside United Palace first floor annex)
Produced by The Uptown Collective and the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance

LMCC: 2023 Arts Center Residency & 2023 SU-CASA Open Call Now Open

LMCC is thrilled to announce the Open Call for the 2023 Arts Center Residency & 2023 SU-CASA!

📣The Arts Center Residency offers 4-month residency on Governors Island to New York City-based artists currently in need of studio space and interested in short-term residencies focused on experimentation, ongoing development, and being in dialogue with fellow residents. Process-based and self-directed artists and creative practitioners are well-suited to apply!

📣SU-CASA offers community arts engagement and places individual artists at senior centers across Manhattan. Artists interested in facilitating community-based arts learning sharing arts experiences with older adults are welcome to apply. Applicants comfortable in leading projects in Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese are highly encouraged!

⭑ Applicants are welcome to apply to both programs, if eligible

⭑ Application deadline for both programs: Tuesday, December 13th, by 5 PM EST

Join us at Virtual Drop-in Hour on Tuesday November 29, 2022 at 3 PM EST. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide clarity for both programs.

Sign-up here: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwucOyqqDkiEtPYk_NVYA1sdKRZ5UjEwODB


Visit https://lmcc.net/resources/artist-residencies/ or Email us at ArtRes@lmcc.net