Posted on September 30, 2008 by ccruz25
Since “In The Heights” won the the Tony Award for Best Muscial winning best musical, the cast has been busy showing off their skills. Click on the picture to watch Janet Dacal and Christopher Jackson perform at the 3rd annual Taste of the Heights food fair. Lin-Manuel Miranda — the creator, composer, lyricist and lead male role — introduced the pair.
Free posters that were given away at the performance.
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Posted on June 13, 2008 by ccruz25
El musical “In The Heights” fue nominada en trece categorías para los precios Tony Awards
SANTO DOMINGO.-La comunidad dominicana de Washington Heights, Nueva York, Estados Unidos espera ansiosamente la premiación de los Tony Awards, los “Oscar” del teatro, este domingo, en el que la obra musical “In The Heights,” que trata sobre la dominicanidad, fue la más nominada a trece categorías incluyendo Mejor Musical, Mejor Música y Letras, Mejor Actor en un Musical y Mejor Escenario.
Foto courtesía de Joan Marcus
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Posted on April 28, 2008 by ccruz25
Imagine 181st Street clear of buses and parked cars. Imagine a bike lane. Imagine clean air.
A group of Washington Heights residents, most who live near the busy street, met with representatives of the Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Transit Authority and an urban planning consulting firm to brainstorm solutions to reduce congestion.
Click here for the .pdf of the article published in the Manhattan Times.
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Posted on February 3, 2008 by ccruz25
Not every New Yorker supports their hometown politician. Mr. Luis Cordova, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, would like to see Barack Obama win the presidency.
Click on image for audio slideshow (total running time: 1 min 41 secs)
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Posted on December 22, 2007 by ccruz25
Raggedy Animal learned how to roller-skate a little over a year ago. She wanted to try out for the Gotham Girls Roller Derby League, the women’s roller derby league in New York City. After the rigorous tryouts, the Brooklyn Bombshells drafted the Washington Heights resident.
A college professor by day and roller derby girl by night, Raggedy Animal, who preferred not to use her real name because she did not want her students to recognize her, said that roller derby felt like an addiction.
Click here for a .pdf of the article.
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