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November 2013 Archives

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Continue Tradition of Sharing Thanksgiving Meal with Homeless

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Continue Tradition of Sharing Thanksgiving Meal with Homeless

Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan, once again offered a beneficent Thanksgiving dinner at their Bongos Cuban Cafe that was attended by about 1,000 mostly homeless people. continue reading »

Filming for “Pele” the Movie Starts in Brazil

Filming for “Pele” the Movie Starts in Brazil

The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro provides the set for the filming of "Pele," a U.S. production in English of the life story of the Brazilian soccer legend, from early childhood to the masterful way he led his team to victory in the 1958 World Cup. continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Jennifer Lopez’  AMA Tribute to Celia Cruz

CHECK OUT:  Jennifer Lopez’  AMA Tribute to Celia Cruz

Check out Jennifer Lopez' tribute to the late, great Celia Cruz. There was a lot of J Lo and not that much Celia Cruz critics say. Many salsa fans were expecting more footage of Cruz and not Lopez' name splashed all the screen. Lopez wore several eye-popping costumes in her 3-minute long performance. continue reading »

Actress Rosie Perez Joins Campaign Encouraging Women to “Rise Above It”

Actress Rosie Perez Joins Campaign Encouraging Women to “Rise Above It”

American actress Rosie Perez is heading a campaign in which she encourages women to be courageous, raise themselves up and keep going even though they're dealing with some hard times in their lives. continue reading »

NUVOtv Network Expands Its Relationship with Mario Lopez

NUVOtv Network Expands Its Relationship with Mario Lopez

The NUVOtv cable network is expanding its relationship with TV personality Mario Lopez. Lopez will develop three new series for the network, and bring a new series ‘Salsa in City’ to production next year. continue reading »

Terry Gilliam Continues on Quest to Make Don Quixote Movie

Terry Gilliam Continues on Quest to Make Don Quixote Movie

American-born British actor and director Terry Gilliam, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, said Thursday he was planning to film his long-awaited adaptation of "Don Quixote" in Spain's Canary Islands, a project he has unsuccessfully tried to complete on two other occasions. continue reading »

Thalia to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Thalia to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Mexican pop star Thalia will receive her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a ceremony on Dec. 5, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced. continue reading »

Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain” to be TV Series on FX

Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain” to be TV Series on FX

Guillermo del Toro’s vampire trilogy “The Strain” has been given a 13-episode order from the FX network. continue reading »

Gisele and Tom Brady’s Former Bodyguards Going to Prison Over Costa Rica Shooting Incident

Gisele and Tom Brady’s Former Bodyguards Going to Prison Over Costa Rica Shooting Incident

The former bodyguards of super model Gisele Bundchen and NFL quarterback Tom Brady have been sentenced to five-years in prison over a 2009 shooting incident in Costa Rica. continue reading »

Eva Longoria Dating President of Mexico’s Televisa, Univision Director

Eva Longoria Dating President of Mexico’s Televisa, Univision Director

It had been reported that Eva Longoria was dating a mysterious Mexican businessman; he is a mystery no more. The mystery man happens to be one of the most high-profile media executives in Mexico. continue reading »

Sergio George’s Salsa Giants Will Perform at 2013 Latin Grammys

Sergio George’s Salsa Giants Will Perform at 2013 Latin Grammys

On Thursday, November 21st at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy(R) Awards in Las Vegas, Sergio George's super-group the Salsa Giants will perform live. continue reading »

Telenovela Villain Karla Alvarez Dies, Age 41

Telenovela Villain Karla Alvarez Dies, Age 41

Mexican actress Karla Alvarez, who was cast in a number of telenovelas with such celebrities as Thalia, was found dead, though for the moment the cause of death remains unknown, according to local media. She was 41. continue reading »

Actress Lis Vega Says She Misses Mexico and Her Heart is Divided

Actress Lis Vega Says She Misses Mexico and Her Heart is Divided

Cuban-Mexican actress and singer Lis Vega told Efe that she misses Mexico, though she also adores the Caribbean atmosphere of Miami where she is currently based, and consequently has her heart divided. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama Hopes His Company Will Open Doors in Hollywood for Hispanics

Wilmer Valderrama Hopes His Company Will Open Doors in Hollywood for Hispanics

The American actor of Venezuelan descent, Wilmer Valderrama, said he has expanded the activities of his company, WV Enterprises, to secure a bigger place for Hispanic culture in the U.S. entertainment industry. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez to Pay Tribute to Celia Cruz at American Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez to Pay Tribute to Celia Cruz at American Music Awards

Singer Jennifer Lopez will pay tribute to late salsa queen Celia Cruz during her performance at the American Music Awards gala, a "fiesta" that this year will have a Latino flavor with Pitbull as master of ceremonies, organizers said. continue reading »