Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Estefan Named to the Berklee College of Music Board of Trustees

Estefan Named to the Berklee College of Music Board of Trustees

Gloria Estefan is joining the Board… Berklee College of Music has announced that the 58-year-old singer, songwriter, actress and businesswoman and her husband Emilio Estefan are the newest members of the school’s board of trustees. The...

Jul 3, 16 • EducationNo Comments »
Iberia Airlines Sponsors Paco de Lucia Scholarship at Berklee College of Music

Iberia Airlines Sponsors Paco de Lucia Scholarship at Berklee College of Music

Paco de Lucia’s legacy will live on… Iberia Airlines is sponsoring a new scholarship in the name of the late Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer and producer at Berklee College of Music, open to guitarists from Spain or Latin America....

Jun 30, 16 • EducationNo Comments »
Bledel Joins Michelle Obama to Promote Let Girls Learn Initiative

Bledel Joins Michelle Obama to Promote Let Girls Learn Initiative

It’s a special White House moment for Alexis Bledel… The 34-year-old half-Argentinean American actress appears in a video with First Lady Michelle Obama, which was posted on Twitter. It’s part of the ramp up to the return of Gilmore Girls...

Jun 27, 16 • EducationNo Comments »
Martínez Iturriaga Named Executive Director at Berklee Valencia

Martínez Iturriaga Named Executive Director at Berklee Valencia

María Martínez Iturriaga is ready to direct, so to speak… The Spanish educational leader has been appointed executive director of Berklee Valencia in Spain, Berklee College of Music’s first international campus. Iturriaga, a native of Spain,...

Mar 31, 16 • EducationNo Comments »
Bailon and Her

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 »