Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes 10-Year $1 Million Commitment to National Theater Institute for Minority Scholarships

Lin-Manuel Miranda is helping the next generation of theater stars… The 40-year-old Puerto Rican composer, lyricist, singer, actor, producer and playwright’s Miranda Family Fund has made a 10-year $1 million commitment to provide scholarships...

Mar 5, 20 • EducationNo Comments »
Aracely Jimenez to Speak on Climate Change at SXSW

Aracely Jimenez to Speak on Climate Change at SXSW

Aracely Jimenez is bringing a little Sunriseto the Lone Star State… With SXSW just weeks away, the annual confab has added more featured speakers and keynotes to the 34th edition of its conference which takes place March 13-22, including a...

Mar 4, 20 • EducationNo Comments »
Maná Launches Scholarship Program to Benefit Latino Students

Maná Launches Scholarship Program to Benefit Latino Students

Maná is helping the next generation… The legendary Mexican rock band has announced The Maná Scholarship Program to benefit Latino students who want to achieve their dream of furthering their education. In partnership with their Selva...

Sep 10, 19 • EducationNo Comments »

Guillermo del Toro to Hold Master Class on Scary Storytelling at San Diego Comic-Con

Guillermo del Toro ready to hold class… The 54-year-old Mexican filmmaker, a two-time Oscar-winner for The Shape of Water, is heading to San Diego Comic-Con.  Del Toro, who produced the CBS Films/eOne Entertainmen tthriller Scary Stories...

Jul 2, 19 • EducationNo Comments »

Luis Fonsi Named an All-Star Ambassador for New Grammy Music Education Coalition Campaign

Luis Fonsiis raising awareness about music education… The 40-year-old Puerto Rican singer/songwriter has been named to the Grammy Music Education Coalition’s (GMEC) national campaign on behalf of its new All-Star Ambassador program....

Feb 7, 19 • EducationNo Comments »
Guillermo del Toro Announces Scholarship for Aspiring Mexican Filmmakers

Guillermo del Toro Announces Scholarship for Aspiring Mexican Filmmakers

Guillermo del Toro is ready to help the next generation of Mexican filmmakers… The 53-year-old Mexican writer-director, who won two Oscars earlier this month, has returned to his hometown of Guadalajara with some news. After his...

Mar 11, 18 • EducationNo Comments »
Sonia Sotomayor Helping Develop Civics Education-Related Video Games

Sonia Sotomayor Helping Develop Civics Education-Related Video Games

Sonia Sotomayor is raising the game of children nationwide… The 63-year-old Puerto Rican Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, the first Latina to serve in that role, is helping develop video games to mold the minds of young...

Dec 27, 17 • EducationNo Comments »
Carlos Vives Partners with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation for Berklee College of Music Scholarship

Carlos Vives Partners with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation for Berklee College of Music Scholarship

Carlos Vives is helping the next generation of musicians… The 56-year-old Colombian singer-songwriter has partnered with the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to provide financial support to an accepted student at Berklee College of Music toward a...

Dec 18, 17 • EducationNo Comments »
Luis Fonsi Joins Voices with Charly Black for “Party Animal” Remix

Luis Fonsi Joins Voices with Charly Black for “Party Animal” Remix

Luis Fonsi is ready to party… The 39-year-old Puerto Rican singer has joined forces with dancehall artist Charly Black on a new rendition of the dancehall-pop anthem “Party Animal.” Unlike Fonsi’s global smash “Despacito”...

Sep 16, 17 • EducationNo Comments »
Shakira to Open New School, Institución Nuevo Bosque, in Barranquilla

Shakira to Open New School, Institución Nuevo Bosque, in Barranquilla

School’s in session for Shakira… The 40-year-old Colombian superstar is opening a new school in her native hometown of Barranquilla. Shakira’s Pies Descalzos Foundation is joining forces with FC Barcelona Foundation and La Caixa, a...

Mar 30, 17 • EducationNo Comments »