Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

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Bailon and Her “The Real” Co-Hosts Talk Education with First Lady Michelle Obama

Adrienne Bailon is helping raise awareness for the White House’s education initiatives… The 32-year-old Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian American singer, actress, dancer and television personality and her fellow The Real co-hosts visited the...

Jan 21, 16 • EducationNo Comments »
Lizárraga Mentors Las Vegas Students as part of Latin Grammy in the Schools Program

Lizárraga Mentors Las Vegas Students as part of Latin Grammy in the Schools Program

Poncho Lizárraga is helping the next generation of musicians… The 44-year-old Mexican musician and member of Banda El Recodo recently visited Rancho High School in Las Vegas to mentor aspiring musicians. Lizárraga’s visit was part of the...

Nov 22, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Gonzalez Iñárritu to Lead Panel Discussion at Produced By: New York Conference

Gonzalez Iñárritu to Lead Panel Discussion at Produced By: New York Conference

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu will school people on his process and latest project… The 52-year-old Oscar-winning Mexican filmmaker will be the featured speaker at the second Produced By: New York conference later this month. The headlining panel,...

Oct 13, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Arias Alvarez Wins Spanish Royal Academy (RAE) Award

Arias Alvarez Wins Spanish Royal Academy (RAE) Award

Beatriz Arias Alvarez has earned a royal honor… The Mexican philologist has been awarded the 2015 Spanish Royal Academy (RAE) Award for her research into Mexican colonial Spanish. “I’m the coordinator (of the research), but it’s an award for...

Oct 5, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Pitbull Participates in Nevada-Based SLAM! Charter School Opening

Pitbull Participates in Nevada-Based SLAM! Charter School Opening

Pitbull is ready for an educational grand Slam! The 34-year-old Cuban American rap superstar is lending his image to opening a second SLAM! charter school, this time near Las Vegas. Pitbull, whose full name is Armando Christian Perez, attended a...

Oct 4, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Sandoval Named Artistic Advisor at the Wallis Annenberg Center

Sandoval Named Artistic Advisor at the Wallis Annenberg Center

Here’s your chance to learn from living legend Arturo Sandoval… The 65-year-old Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer is among the masters scheduled to teach at the Wallis Annenberg Center. Sandoval, was the subject of the 2000 television...

Jun 25, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of Music

Iglesias to Receive Honorary Degree from Berklee College of Music

It’s one degree of appreciation for Julio Iglesias… The 71-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter, one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, will receive an honorary doctor of music degree from Berklee College of Music at the...

Apr 19, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Iglesias Partnering with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to Fund Full Scholarship to Berklee College of Music

Iglesias Partnering with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to Fund Full Scholarship to Berklee College of Music

Enrique Iglesias is giving back to the community… The 39-year-old Spanish singer-songwriter is funding a full scholarship in tandem with the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation valued at $200,000 — or $50,000 over four years — for a...

Mar 24, 15 • EducationNo Comments »
Trejo to Compete in Beer Sales Competition at This Week's Cowboys Game to Support ¡Adelante!

Trejo to Compete in Beer Sales Competition at This Week’s Cowboys Game to Support ¡Adelante!

Danny Trejo is ready to sell beer for a good cause… The 70-year-old Mexican American actor and Machete star will go head to head the Discovery Channel’s Richard Rawlings during a friendly beer sales competition scheduled to take place before the...

Sep 27, 14 • EducationNo Comments »
Olmos Participates in Hispanic Scholarship Fund Campaign Aimed at Getting More Latinos Enrolled in College

Olmos Participates in Hispanic Scholarship Fund Campaign Aimed at Getting More Latinos Enrolled in College

Edward James Olmos is telling parents to stand and deliver when it comes to their children and their futures… This Hispanic Heritage Month, the 67-year-old Mexican American actor is among the Latino celebrities making parents aware of the many...

Sep 18, 14 • EducationNo Comments »