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Lin-Manuel Miranda

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…

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…

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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……

Happy New Year Familia!!!

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Save the Station Agents | Manhattan Times

Cut costs, not kiosks. The city’s largest transit union is suing the MTA to block the elimination of 185 jobs for station agents, which would leave more than 400 subway stations unmanned for a portion of each day. TWU…

Farewell 2020 | Bronx Free Press

By Luis A. Miranda. Jr. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Luis Miranda (@vegalteno) How does one even begin to describe the personal impact of 2020? A couple of days ago, my nephew Miguel said the news should begin,…