By Dan Koday | 03/05/2014 - 13:00
On Sunday night, while most people were watching the Oscars, I was taking in the new circus dance performance Queen of the Night. Why, might you ask, would I give up all the fun that goes along with critquing red carpet dresses and watching live as John Travolta flubbed Idina Menzel's name? Because (as I can now officially confirm), Queen of the Night is truly the hottest ticket in town!
By Latina Staff | 08/14/2013 - 14:31
This kid knows how to move! If you haven't seen this amazing bar mitzvah video from November, prepare to be dazzled. Dallas native Sam Horowitz gets down to J.Lo and Pitbull's single "Dance Again," with a lit name board in the back (after he descends from a chandelier, of course).
By Jill Pankow | 02/13/2012 - 10:57
Latinos made their presence known at last night’s 54th Grammy Awards. One of several stand-out performances of the night was Bruno Mars’ nod to the 1960s belting out “Runaway” off of his Grammy nominated Doo-Wops & Hooligans. The vivacious part-Puerto Rican donned a dazzling gold blazer and was backed by a full band as he crooned and danced for the crowd. Mid-song Mars asked the audience to rev up their excitement shouting, “Yo, tonight we celebrate.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/11/2011 - 10:00
We’re completely enamored with Romeo and Usher’s performance last night at the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. The part-Boricua, part-Dominican bachatero took the stage with the R&B superstar to perform their hit collaboration “Promise.”
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 16:36
Earlier this week, we introduced you to Ziah Colon, the Boricua who stars in the highly anticipated remake of Footloose. Directed by Craig Brewer, the film centers on Ren McCormack (Kenny Wormald), a city kid who moves to a small Georgia town where dance and rock music are banned – and decides to shake things up with a dosage of teenage rebellion.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 11:05
Kenny Ortega has a new project in the works – and it centers on Latinos! The director of Spanish descent will serve as executive producer to a Latino family drama being developed by NBC, according to Deadline.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/04/2011 - 09:15
On last night’s Dancing With the Stars, part-Salvadorian J.R. Martinez delivered a performance that got audience members on their feet—and moved him to tears. The 28-year-old soldier-turned-actor and the other show contestants were challenged to choose a song to perform to that reflected the most memorable year in their lives. During a 2003 deployment in Iraq, Martinez suffered burns that covered 40 percent of his body after driving a Humvee over a landmine.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/03/2011 - 12:16
Gloria Estefan Week may be over, but there is still a lot that the Cuban American legend is celebrating these days. For one, the 54-year-old singer released her highly anticipated album Miss Little Havana last week and her first single “WEPA” is soaring up the charts!
By Mariela Rosario | 09/28/2010 - 15:30
Camilla Belle makes a hysterical cameo in this Funny or Die spoof of the Dirty Dancing movies that dares to ask the question: What would happen if Baby was learning the potentially deadly dancing art of capoeira instead of the foxtrot and cha-cha? Check out the silliness below:
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/28/2010 - 16:00
When we heard that in Toy Story 3, Buzz Lightyear, the charmingly self-deluded, overconfident toy space ranger does a Spanish-style dance and woos Jessie the doll with unabashed romanticism, all while speaking silky Spanish, we thought, ‘Uh-oh, here we go: Hollywood’s Latin lover stereotype strikes again.’