By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/13/2013 - 12:15
Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15, and President Obama is kicking off the month-long celebration in a major way!
The White House will be hosting a concert event honoring Latin music on September 16. There will be performances by Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Lila Downs, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz, Prince Royce, Natalie Cole, Marco Antonio Solis, Arturo Sandoval and Raul Malo.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/26/2012 - 12:26
Known for an artistic soul that flows with the natural rhythms of tradition and nature, Lila Downs is constantly re-mastering the essence of folkloric style music. The 43-year-old, who was born in Mexico and raised in the States, has always drawn on her personal journey for inspiration.
By Grace Bastidas | 08/13/2010 - 08:00
Listen up! The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has joined forces with the Dolores Huerta Foundation and the Mexican Heritage Corporation (MHC) to organize a series of concerts in California that not only honor Latino culture but also spread awareness about the need for immigration reform. That’s something we can get behind.
So mark your calendars:
By Angie Romero | 08/10/2010 - 12:30
Technically, iconic activist Dolores Huerta’s 80th birthday was in April, but she is celebrating in style this Friday, August 13, at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles with an epic concert featuring some of her closest friends. Titled Weaving Moments Together, the benefit concert will unify the progressive social movements Ms. Huerta has championed throughout her extraordinary life, such as human rights for women, immigrant workers, and the gay community.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/19/2009 - 14:01
Last night, the best and brightest Latino stars came out to celebrate the inauguration of President Elect Barack Obama. The Latino Inaugural Gala, co-hosted by Rosario Dawson's Voto Latino organization and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) garnered some serious star power. The list of celebs was a mile long and included, George Lopez, Luis Fonsi, and Lila Downs.
By Monica Herrera | 01/09/2009 - 09:48
The Latino Inaugural Gala is shaping up to be one mega-starstudded affair! Jennifer Lopez is now set to ring in Barack Obama's presidency along with her husband Marc Anthony, who was confirmed with Paulina Rubio as a headlining performer earlier this week.