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#InTheHeights: We Love To See It…

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jon M Chu (@jonmchu) In The Heights director, Jon M. Chu has been posting some Behind-The-Scenes gems on Instagram. Check out this video documenting the first time cast members, Melissa…

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UC Love: The Neutral Ground

Listen up familia, check out the national broadcast and streaming debut of The Neutral Ground on the PBS documentary series POV and pbs.org/pov TONIGHT, Monday, July 5, 2021. The Neutral Ground documents New Orleans’ fight over monuments and America’s troubled romance…

UC Love: SUMMER OF SOUL

Hit up theaters or Hulu right now to catch SUMMER OF SOUL. We simply did not know that in the summer of 1969 some simply stellar talent performed Uptown for The Harlem Cultural Festival, which was filmed in Mount…

Rebel At Rest | Manhattan Times

A new sculpture depicting Margaret Corbin has been unveiled on the upper plaza of David Rockefeller Linden Terrace in Fort Tryon Park. Tomb Effigy of Margaret Corbin by artist Zaq Landsberg will be displayed through June 2022. Landsberg is the…

About Last Night…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Moth (@mothstories) Still on cloud nine. Super honored that I was chosen by The Moth & NoMAA to tell my story on the same stage as of…

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Uptown Video: Tunnel Vision Artist Talk

Our very own Led Black talks with Nelson “cekis” Rivas, one of the artists the DOT, in collaboration with NoMAA, commissioned to paint the 191st Street Tunnel mural. Filmed at Locksmith Bar and Grill by Dyckman’s Diary. We invite…

In The Heights BTS: The Choreography

Here’s an inside look on how Christopher Scott (choreographer), Jon M. Chu (director), and the entire cast and crew created the dance sequences that brought “It the Heights” to life. The Latin dance culture featured in “In The Heights”…

In the Heights: Finding Home & The Importance of Representation

Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses his new book, “In the Heights: Finding Home,” talks about the importance of people feeling seen and how criticism about representation in the film adaptation of “In the Heights” will influence his future projects. We invite…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Time Has Come

Exclusive Behind The Scenes moment: I called cut. And nobody cut. This happened a lot. And it’s when I knew we were capturing something greater than ourselves. The time has come. #InTheHeightsMovie in THEATERS and @hbomax NOW pic.twitter.com/clMMxjNPoO —…

In The Heights: The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) “Washington Heights. Say it, so it doesn’t disappear.” Thus begins the spell. You have just been entranced and about to embark on a raucous, polyrhythmic journey that you will repeat ad infinitum.  While the film adaption of…