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September 2010 Archives

Teatro Luna’s Landmark 10th Anniversary Season Expands with Exciting New Projects

Teatro Luna’s Landmark 10th Anniversary Season Expands with Exciting New Projects

Teatro Luna's Landmark 10th Anniversary Season Expands with Exciting New Projects! NEW, ORIGINAL WORK, AND TIMELY STORIES TAKE THE STAGE AS TEATRO LUNA’S continue reading »

Founder of U.S.-Mexico Border Hospital Amongst 10 Finalist for CNN Hero Award (VIDEO)

Founder of U.S.-Mexico Border Hospital Amongst 10 Finalist for CNN Hero Award (VIDEO)

Guadalupe Arizpe de la Vega, founder of the FEMAP foundation is one of the ten CNN Hero Award finalists. Guadalupe’s organization is addressing border health issues for those living along the border in poverty. continue reading »

Oscar de la Hoya to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Multiple Talents (VIDEO)

Oscar de la Hoya to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Multiple Talents (VIDEO)

Leading television industry publications will present the 2010 coveted Lifetime of Achievement in Hispanic Television Award to Oscar De La Hoya, the Olympic gold medalist (1992), continue reading »

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

COMMUNITY: Man Looks “Beyond” to Make Lives a “Bitty” Better

Within the Chicago neighborhood of Little Village, the Midwest’s largest Mexican-American population, there’s something going on. Things, and people, are changing. And that’s exactly what Rob Castaneda, Executive Director of Beyond the Ball, is trying to do. continue reading »

Julia de Burgos, Celebrated Puerto Rican Poet, Honored on U.S. Stamp

Julia de Burgos, Celebrated Puerto Rican Poet, Honored on U.S. Stamp

Julia de Burgos, one of Puerto Rico’s most celebrated poets, was recognized by the Postal Service today on a 44-cent stamp at the Teatro Tapia, one of the oldest drama stage buildings in the U.S. An award-winning writer and journalist, Julia de Burgos takes her place among honorees in the Postal Service’s Literary Arts series and with 75 other Hispanic-themed stamps. continue reading »

New York Fashion Week Bedazzled by Latino Designers

New York Fashion Week Bedazzled by Latino Designers

As Fashion Week concludes today in New York we saw some of the best designers highlighting their Spring 2011 collections and amongst them were many Hispanic and Latino designers you should get to know if you don’t already. continue reading »

Placido Domingo to be Honored as Latin Grammy’s Person of the Year

Placido Domingo to be Honored as Latin Grammy’s Person of the Year

Opera star Placido Domingo has been named Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy and will be honored at the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony to be held on November 11, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas continue reading »

Rosa Rios: Sixth Latino To Occupy U.S. Treasurer Office

Rosa Rios: Sixth Latino To Occupy U.S. Treasurer Office

Rosa "Rosie" Gumataotao Rios, a first generation Mexican American, was raised in Hayward, California by her single mother along with her eight siblings. When old enough, to help her mother, Rios took a job processing books at a library warehouse working long hours and often having to do her homework in the early morning hours. continue reading »