Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights Kicks Off In East Harlem

July 18, 2015

uptoen bounce 1Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth kicks off on Wednesday July 22nd, when theMuseum of the City of New York invites one and all to hustle uptown as Operator Emz & DJ Joey Carvello of Mobile Mondays! spin disco vinyl 45s all night.

At 6 p.m. New Style Hustle Maestro Jeff Selby teaches The Hustle while Conga players provide the beat. Artist Kady Perry will decorate the block (the star of the block party) with chalk art. 

Across 104th Street, El Museo del Barrio will open their summer exhibitions with some of the artists from ¡PRESENTE! The Young Lords in New York discussing their work. In the courtyard, Alicia Grullónpresents her interactive performance Pick It!, in which she invites audience members to create signs protesting an issue of their choice. Also outside, enjoy sidewalk shenanigans by FEEGZ and crew. El Café features the musical stylings of DJ Turmix, a specialist in Boogaloo which was a favorite of the Young Lords and their generation; and video projections by Louis Cameron. 

Uptown Bounce is a FREE block party series

For more information, visit Uptown Bounce Summer Nights: The Kick-Off

Operator Emz, DJ

DJ Joey Carvello, DJ

Jeff Selby, dancer

Kady Perry, artist

Alicia Grullón, artist

FEEGZ, artist

Susan Henshaw Jones, Ronay Menschel Director, City Museum

Jorge Daniel Veneciano, Executive Director, El Museo del Barrio

Wednesday, July 22, 6-9 p.m.

 Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio, Fifth Avenue at 104th Street in Manhattan

Visit www.elmuseo.org

Visit www.mcny.org to learn more.

Admission is suggested. For more information on El Museo del Barrio, please visitwww.elmuseo.org.

Photo: Filip Wolak/Museum of the City of New York

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