Laz Alonso
EXCLUSIVE: Laz Alonso on Being Latino & Black in Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 05/06/2011 - 13:15

In the romantic comedy Jumping the Broom (opening in theaters nationwide today), Cuban actor Laz Alonso, 37, plays an African American character in an all-black cast that includes Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Loretta Devine, Mike Epps, and Romeo.

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Introducing: The Male Selena Gomez, Adam Irigoyen
Introducing: The Male Selena Gomez, Adam Irigoyen
By Lee Hernandez | 04/18/2011 - 13:45

13-year-old Adam Irigoyen is one of the stars of the Disney Channel series, Shake It Up. The Miami, Florida native and proud Cubano, spoke to about his role on the hit show, goofing off on set with fellow Latina Bella Thorne, and why he wants to become the male version of Selena Gomez!

Tell us about your character on Shake It Up.

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EXCLUSIVE: Bella Thorne Reveals Why She Doesn't Speak Spanish
EXCLUSIVE: Bella Thorne Reveals Why She Doesn't Speak Spanish
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2011 - 13:30

Bella Thorne is the 13-year-old star of the hit Disney Channel series, Shake It Up and she may just be the next Selena Gomez.

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WATCH: Cuban Idol Contestant Wows J.Lo (and us)
By Lee Hernandez | 01/21/2011 - 10:15

During last night's American Idol New Orleans auditions, contestant Jovany Barreto, a 23-year-old Cuban-American ship builder from Louisiana, belted out a cover of Luis Miguel's Spanish song, "Contigo en la Distanciá" that wowed judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.

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'Robin Hood' Star Oscar Isaac on Playing a Royally Mean White Guy
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 05/11/2010 - 18:00

As the paranoid, self-indulgent King John in Robin Hood, Miami native Oscar Isaac steals every scene he’s in. We recently caught up with the sexy, rising Cuban-Guatemalan actor (you’ve seen him in Che, Body of Lies, All About the Benjamins and The Nativity Story) and asked about playing a mean-ass white guy and jamming with Russell Crowe between takes.

Your performance as King John was fun and scary at the same time. How did you prep for the role?

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Pregnant Angelina Steps Out with Marianne Pearl
By Latina Staff | 04/09/2008 - 09:57

A very pregnant Angelina Jolie made a rare red carpet appearance last night, on the arm of her close friend Marianne Pearl, whom she played in the film A Mighty Heart. The pair stepped out for an event benefitting Vital Voices, a non-profit organization training women in 150 countries for leadership.

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PvD Goes Cuban
By admin | 02/26/2008 - 10:52

German producer/DJ/dance music artist Paul Van Dyk, universally known as PvD,
is back with a new album, In Between, out now. Renowned for his
innovative trance sound, the globetrotting PvD, who this year alone remixed
tracks for both Depeche Mode-"Martyr" and Justin Timberlake-"What Goes Around",
picked Cuba as his inspiration and set it as the breathtaking backdrop for all
the album's artwork. The result? A PvD you've never seen before-one who sips
Mojitos, smokes Cohibas, and rocks Guayaberas. We have to confess, we're loving

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