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Blog Entries by Nickie Lewis

Barça Midfielder Cesc Fabregas: I’ve Never Thought About Leaving

Spanish international Cesc Fabregas said Thursday that his plan has always been to remain with FC Barcelona, ending speculation about a possible move. continue reading »

Five-Sister Band Las Fenix Now Promoting 6th Album

Las Fenix, a band of five sisters who discovered their singing talent at family gatherings in Texas, are promoting their recently released sixth album in the Regional Mexican genre, a work titled "Heliopolis." continue reading »

Peru’s First White Tiger Cub to Have Exhibit in Lima Zoo

The Huachipa Zoological Park in Lima plans to put Peru's first white tiger born in captivity on exhibit next week, veterinarian Catalina Hermoza told Efe. continue reading »

The Unlikely Popularity of K-Pop in Latin America

Just at the U.S.'s "cholo/la culture" is having a major influence over many in Japan, it seems eastern influence has found its way to Latin America. Though K-pop (Korean pop music) has struggled to makes its way to mainstream r continue reading »

Victor Ortiz, Ronda Rousey to Appear in ‘Expendables 3’

It looks like boxer Victor "Vicious" Ortiz is following up his appearance on "Dancing with the Stars" with a role in the action hero-heavy new film in the Expendables series. continue reading »

Chipotle to Support Educators with “Teacher Appreciation Day” on May 7

Teachers Receive a Buy-One, Get-One-Free Menu Item Tuesday, May 7 - Chipotle is putting teachers at the head of the class this Teacher Appreciation Day with a special “buy-one-get-one-free” promotion. On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, teachers and educators who continue reading »

Guillermo del Toro Bringing Manga Series ‘Monster’ to HBO

Deadline is reporting that horror king Guillermo del Toro has inked a deal with HBO to develop a series based on the Japanese Manga series "Monster" from author Naoki Urasawa. continue reading »

Javier Bardem, US Activist Kerry Kennedy Advocating for W. Sahara Human Rights

Spanish actor Javier Bardem and U.S. activist Kerry Kennedy spoke out here Thursday in favor of expanding the scope of the U.N. mission in the Western Sahara to include monitoring the human rights situation in the disputed territory. continue reading »

Selena Gomez Sings “Baby One More Time” at SXSW, Britney Digs It (VIDEO)

In Spring Breakers, Selena Gomez and her co-stars have a scene in which they sing Britney Spears' "Baby One More Time." During a panel at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) Gomez, Ashle continue reading »

Get the Tissues: Special Needs Teen Scores Thanks to Opposing Team Member (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, a Texas teen with a developmental disability was given a moment he'll never forget. The team manager for El Paso's Coronado High School, Mitchell Marcus, has always be continue reading »

Facebook, Google, Other Moguls Give 11 Scientists $3 Mil Each for Life Science Work

Eleven scientists will each pocket $3 million - almost triple the stipend accompanying the Nobel Prize - as the inaugural recipients of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, announced Wednesday by the Milner Foundation. continue reading »

“Chasing the Sun,” Juanes’ First Book, to be Released in April

In his first book, "Chasing the Sun," to be released on April 2, Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes talks about some of the more intimate aspects of his life that influenced him as a musician and as a person, continue reading »

Busy Guillermo: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ the Musical, Directing ‘Crimson Peak’, Premiering ‘Pacific Rim’

Guillermo del Toro is a busy, busy man. The horror king has a number of projects flying around including the upcoming under-siege flick Pacific Rim, the stage adaptation of his award-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, and his plans to take the reigns on the film Crimson Peak. continue reading »

Queen Sofia of Spain Presents Ibero-American Poetry Award to Ernesto Cardenal

"Poetry is everything, including the Creator of everything. Poetry is God," said Ernesto Cardenal on Thursday after receiving from the hands of Spain's queen the Queen Sofia Ibero-American Poetry Award continue reading »

Season 3 of The Voice: Team Xtina, Team Blake Lose Singers (VIDEO)

Tuesday night's elimination sent two singers home and both Team Xtina and Team Blake took a hit. Bringing the total number of singers down to 10, Adrian Louise from Team Xtina and Michaela Paige from Team Blake were sent packing continue reading »