Tag Archives: Uptown Culture

Movies at the United Palace: “The Matrix”

Doors: 4pm; Pre-show: 4:30pm; Movie: 5pm. $15 adults; $8 children 12 and under, seniors, and students. 20 years ago, you freed your mind from the matrix for the first time. On Sunday, June 30, hack back into THE MATRIX to celebrate its 20th anniversary! Experience the mind-blowing visual effects that changed cinema as we know it, on a 50-foot screen with surround sound. Arrive early for a pre-show panel discussion about the film. If the prophecy is true, we’ll see you there!

Brief Synopsis: Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of ”the matrix.” The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano

Director: The Wachowskis

Writers: The Wachowskis

Length: 2 hrs, 16 mins

Release Date: March 31, 1999

The Harlem 100 Quilting Project at Morris Jumel Mansion

Harlem 100 celebration event! Come join us for our first of many activities honoring the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. We are starting off with quilting classes, taught by premier African American quilter/fiber artist Ife Felix, which will honor various luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance, with a focus on those who lived in the neighborhood surrounding Morris-Jumel Mansion. Classes are held every Tuesday from 6-7:30: 5/7/19-6/25/19, ending in a community presentation of the work.

Limit to 15 people per class. Please contact communityoutreach@morrisjumel.org for further information.


All 8 weeks: $80.00 / $70.00 students/members/seniors. Click here for tickets.

Single class: $25.00 / $15.00 students/members/seniors. Click here for tickets.

A one-time materials fee of 10.00 for all participants will be included in the cost of your first ticket.

Chant UP with Gaura Vani at United Palace of Spiritual Arts

The UPSA debuts “Chant UP with Gaura Vani,” a monthly world-music experience of kirtan.  Kirtan is a musical form of storytelling, shared recitation and call-and-response that opens the heart and allows a glimpse of the beauty that lies in our human and spiritual connections.
Join us for a celebration of the ancient, mystical tradition of mantra music. Elevate your spirit and cultivate community through the joyous, sacred sounds of kirtan at the all-inclusive UPSA.