Posts Tagged ‘Santo Domingo’

No Me Diga! Meet the Cast of the Dominican Republic’s Upcoming Spanish-Language In the Heights | Playbill

No Me Diga! Meet the Cast of the Dominican Republic's Upcoming Spanish-Language In the Heights | Playbill

By Matthew Blank A Spanish-language production of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, which brings to life the characters of New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood, will premiere in November at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Santo Domingo. Featuring a Tony-nominated book by Quiara Alegría Hudes and a Tony-winning score by Lin‐Manuel Miranda, [...]


Uptown Video: Take Me Out to the Ballgame – From Santo Domingo to NYC

Uptown Video: Take Me Out to the Ballgame - From Santo Domingo to NYC

By Arlene Schulman (@ArleneSchulman) Play ball! The baseball fields of Inwood Hill Park come alive during the summer months when local Little League and adult teams hit the diamond. The Inwood Little League sponsors a team from the Dominican Republic each summer and this talented group enthralled the crowds that gathered to watch. Once the [...]


Uptown Video: I Love My Hood Promo

Uptown Video: I Love My Hood Promo

Related: ‘I Love My Hood’: One Artist’s Attempt to Reclaim The Heights | WNYC We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


DR Trip Winter 2011 – The Recap

By: M.Tony Peralta (@peraltaproject) After a 5-year hiatus from the country, I returned back to the land where my parents are from, the Dominican Republic. Throughout 2010 I was toying with the idea of going back to DR. I felt the need to go back and reacquaint myself with the country. Like many first generation [...]


UPTOWN IN BRIEF: WNYC DROPS BY 27 DE FEBRERO FOR A LITTLE BACHATA

BY J L Aronson Superstars such as Bronx-based Aventura may have made bachata one of the biggest selling Latin genres in the world, but here at the 27 de Febrero, one of bachata’s pioneers dutifully performs for local crowds every Friday night in relative obscurity. “Whoever comes to Washington Heights has to listen to bachata,” [...]

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