Buzz Lightyear's Killer Paso Doble
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.’


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So You Think You Can Dance Like Latinos? Guess Again!
By Lee Hernandez | 06/22/2010 - 15:30

Some of the most talented contestants in the history of Fox's incredibly popular So You Think You Can Dance—like Jeanine Mason and Janette Manrara—have been Latinas! So it doesn't surprise us that five (that’s right, cinco!) of this year’s top 10 contestants are Latin.

We’ve assembled them all here for your viewing pleasure, along with a few reasons why we think each has a shot at winning season 7 of SYTYCD, which airs Wednesdays at 8pm EST. Who will you be rooting for?


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Shall We Dance? A Conversation with Legendary Flamenco Dancer Joaquin Cortes
By Angie Romero | 05/14/2009 - 15:30

A while back, I told you about the first time I saw Joaquin Cortes dance on TV. I was 15, living in Rome, and I had a thought: “This is one of those great moments I’ll never forget.” And tonight, when I go see his show at the Beacon Theater here in NYC, I just know I’ll get those same butterflies. Dance has always been, and will always be, my first love.


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