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11/17/19: All the Nations Under Heaven Book Discussion

NEW YORK AS A CITY OF REFUGE Rob Snyder, co-author of the new book All the Nations Under Heaven: Immigrants, Migrants and the Making of New York, will speak about how generations of immigrants and migrants have found (and…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Gummi Guides

On this week’s episode, the group welcomes special guest Orlando Leyba to the studio and he talks about his time on NBC’s “Bring The Funny”, the last time he was a guest on the podcast and wanting to open…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Metaphorically Speaking

On this week’s episode, the crew talks about Rachel, Jaime, and guest co-host Carmen Mendoza, performing with Room 28 in The People’s Improv Theatre’s #Sketchfest19. And in the spirit of Halloween, everybody admits to their biggest fears. On “Bochinche…

Uptown Talk: Gimlet’s The Horror of Dolores Roach Season 2

Oh snap people, just in time for Halloween, Dolores Roach is back for season 2. With blood on her hands, the infamous Dolores Roach has fled the recent shocking destruction in Washington Heights and gone into hiding deep under…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – A Whole New Curl

On this week’s episode, the crew recaps Rachel’s recent HERlarious variety show, Jaime and Frank each give their personal reviews of the show, and everyone looks ahead to the upcoming L.A. trip. On this week’s “Ask Bago”, a listener…

UPinion: The Need for Artistic Space Brings a Community Together

BY Liann Herder On 181st Street and Broadway, a line of green scaffolding surrounds the former Coliseum Cinema. A movie poster from 2005 for “Mad Hot Ballroom” still hangs, faded by the sun. Washington Heights and Inwood have been…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – Hoop Dreams

On this week’s episode, Rachel talks about the #TwitterVoices dinner she was selected to attend, Juan Bago tells us how he gets his nourishment at networking events, Jaime and Rachel recount Room 28’s performance at Festival People en Español,…

Uptown Talk: Latinos Out Loud – GENTI-Fried Plantains

On this week’s episode, the crew announces their upcoming live show for the New York Comedy Festival, Jaime goes to a medieval festival dressed as a wizard, Frank talks about Kanye showing up in the Heights, and Rachel describes…