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In The Heights: The Book

Just so everyone is aware the entire month of June belongs to In The Heights. The film is now set to drop a week earlier on June 11 instead of June 18. Right on the heels of that, on…

UC Love: La Brega

If you know, you know. La Brega is not just a way of life but an art form. La Brega podcast ably hosted by Alana Casanova-Burgess sets out to define la brega and what it means to Boricuas. The entertaining and…

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UC Love: Jim Crow in New Clothes

The video above is the best 20 minutes you will spend online today. In fact, the speech is the best maiden speech in the Senate ever. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, whose election in January helped to turn Georgia Blue…

UC TV – Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy

Crack changed Washington Heights like many other communities of color across this country. There was Washington Heights B.C. (Before Crack) and what Washington Heights became after it. Uptown went from being a tough, working class neighborhood to being an…

UC Love: Suave Podcast

Maria Hinojosa is one of our heroes. The pioneering journalist’s latest podcast series, Suave, is one you simply don’t want to miss. The engrossing audio series delves into “the system that sentences juveniles to life in prison, a story…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: God Forbid

Could you imagine where we would be as a country if we would have not elected @JoeBiden to the presidency? — Luis A. Miranda, Jr. (@Vegalteno) March 12, 2021 Our Uptown Tweet of the Week goes to the one…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: Happy Heightsiversary

Happy Heightsiversary, everyone.13 years ago tonight, the opening night crowd was cheering so loud that I couldn't hear the clave beat to start the show. Looked to the wings for help: the cast was cheering too. Still in that…

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#OTD In The Heights Musical Opening Night

On Sunday, March 9, 2008 In The Heights officially opened on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers theater. The rest is, as they say, history. In The Heights would go on to be nominated for thirteen Tony Awards and took…