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May 2014 Archives

Aleks Syntek’s New Album Focuses on Romance

Aleks Syntek’s New Album Focuses on Romance

Mexican singer Aleks Syntek has a summer full of work ahead of him with the U.S. launch of his new album. The disc, "Romantico Desliz," seeks to "praise human goodness and get back to believing in people," the artist told Efe in an interview. continue reading »

“La Jaula de Oro” Takes Home 9 Ariel Awards

“La Jaula de Oro” Takes Home 9 Ariel Awards

"La jaula de oro" (The Golden Dream), which tells the story of three impoverished Guatemalan teenage migrants who try to make their way to the United States via Mexico, dominated the Ariel awards, the Mexican film industry's equivalent of the Oscars. continue reading »

Colombian Actress Sofia Vergara Breaks Off Engagement to Nick Loeb

Colombian Actress Sofia Vergara Breaks Off Engagement to Nick Loeb

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara said she and fiancee Nick Loeb broke up after a four-year relationship. The 41-year-old "Modern Family" star said in a post on WhoSay, a Web site used by celebrities, that she and the businessman ended their engagement. continue reading »

Imperial Russian Ballet to Perform “Don Quixote” in Mexico

Imperial Russian Ballet to Perform “Don Quixote” in Mexico

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company will perform a work based on Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes's classic "Don Quixote" in Mexico next month, organizers said. continue reading »

Mexico’s Cuaron Says He Has No New Projects Lined up Following “Gravity” Success

Mexico’s Cuaron Says He Has No New Projects Lined up Following “Gravity” Success

Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, who won the Oscar for best director for "Gravity," said that at present he has no plans "of any kind" to make a new movie. continue reading »

Don Omar Brings Urban Music, Drag-Racing Festival to South Florida

Don Omar Brings Urban Music, Drag-Racing Festival to South Florida

Puerto Rican reggaeton singer-songwriter Don Omar is bringing his DragMania Music Fest to the South Florida city of West Palm Beach this weekend. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Ricardo Arjona Prepares for International Release of New Album

Guatemala’s Ricardo Arjona Prepares for International Release of New Album

Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona said here that he's ready to take his "Viaje" (Trip) around the world, that being the title of his latest disc. continue reading »

J.J. Abrams Invites “Star Wars” Fans to Donate to Unicef, Enter to Win Film Role

J.J. Abrams Invites “Star Wars” Fans to Donate to Unicef, Enter to Win Film Role

The director of "Star Wars: Episode VII," J.J. Abrams, has invited fans of the epic space saga to donate money to Unicef and enter a drawing for the chance to appear in the upcoming film. continue reading »

Joint Mexico-U.S. Animated Film “El Americano” Coming to Theaters in 2015

Joint Mexico-U.S. Animated Film “El Americano” Coming to Theaters in 2015

"El Americano 3D," billed as the first major U.S.-Mexican animated co-production, will be released in the first quarter of 2015, Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

Kate Castillo &La Reina del Sur Star Asks Families to Stay Away From Elephant-Abusing Circus

Kate Castillo &La Reina del Sur Star Asks Families to Stay Away From Elephant-Abusing Circus

This morning, in advance of Ringling Bros.' and Barnum & Bailey Circus' first show in Mexico (on May 28), actor Kate del Castillo sent a letter on PETA's behalf asking Arena Monterrey and Arena Ciudad de México not to host the cruel circus again. In her letter, del continue reading »

Chicago’s 7th Annual Alcyone Festival Set to Feature Play by Mexico’s Sabina Berman

Chicago’s 7th Annual Alcyone Festival Set to Feature Play by Mexico’s Sabina Berman

Chicago’s Halycon Theatre will feature the work of Sabina Berman, the award-winning Mexican playwright amongst others at its 7th Annual Alcyone Festival. continue reading »

Almodovar Believes a Film’s Success is Not Dependent on Awards

Almodovar Believes a Film’s Success is Not Dependent on Awards

Pedro Almodovar returned Saturday to Cannes as producer of "Wild Tales" by Argentina's Damian Szifron, a film competing for a Palme d'Or that the Spaniard doesn't believe it will win, but also believes that a movie "doesn't have to win a prize for it to take off." continue reading »

Pitbull, JLo Releases Video of official World Cup Song (VIDEO)

Pitbull, JLo Releases Video of official World Cup Song (VIDEO)

Pitbull premiered on his official YouTube channel the official song of the World Cup in Brazil, "We Are One (Ole Ola)," which he sings together with Jennifer Lopez and Brazil's Claudia Leitte. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Films “Ora por Mi” Video in Puerto Rico

Daddy Yankee Films “Ora por Mi” Video in Puerto Rico

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee filmed in his native Puerto Rico the music video for his next single, "Ora por Mi" (Pray for Me), a song he describes as a resume of his life as an individual and as an artist. continue reading »

Televisa Bringing Vargas Llosa’s “La Fiesta del Chivo” to TV

Televisa Bringing Vargas Llosa’s “La Fiesta del Chivo” to TV

Mexican media giant Televisa announced the start of shooting on a television series inspired by Mario Vargas Llosa's "La Fiesta del Chivo," a novel about Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo (1891-1961). continue reading »