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In the Heights

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…

In The Heights

#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…

The Unknown Story of the Dominican Tuskegee Airman

Did you know one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen was Dominican? His name is Esteban Hotesse and he was a part of a group of soldiers who protested racial segregation in the armed forces. We invite you to subscribe…

Lin-Manuel Miranda In The Heights

Uptown Time Machine: In The Heights Final Broadway Show

Our Uptown Time Machine takes us back to January 9, 2011 to the final In The Heights showing on Broadway. Uptown own’s Lin-Manuel Miranda rapped his speech and dropped some prophetic gems. Check it out……

#TBT: Lin-Manuel Miranda in Washington Heights (2008)

A month after his musical, ‘In The Heights’, opened on Broadway in 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda took MTV News on a walk around the neighborhood. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #Facts

2020 really started in 2016. — BosleyBos (@Bosleybos) December 10, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #InTheHeights Drops 06/18/21

The long-anticipated #InTheHeights film will be released concurrently in theaters and on @HBOMax on June 18, 2021! https://t.co/oKw2l2zG3e — BroadwayWorld (@BroadwayWorld) December 4, 2020 We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter & Instagram or…

Tonight: HAMILTON Town Hall

That’s right people, chip in any amount to join the cast of Hamilton for a special grassroots fundraiser. Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, Leslie Odom, Jr., Okieriete Onaodowa, Phillipa Soo, and more.…