Jill Pankow

Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes
Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes to Give Sandy Relief Concert in New York

Come the end of the month, Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center will be heating up, and all for a great cause.

Musicians Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes will play together on one stage in an effort to help the victims of hurricane Sandy not only in spirit, but in finances as well. The much anticipated concert to be held on Saturday November 24, 2012, has promised to donate 100% of the money it raises to the American Red Cross.


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Blake Jenner, Cory Monteith and Kevin McHale channel Grease on Glee
Cuba Lovin': Blake Jenner Channels 'Grease,' (And John Travolta) on 'Glee'

Glee’s own Blake Jenner is set to take on a new role in Thursday night’s episode.


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Sonia Sotomayor on Sesame Street
Sonia Sotomayor Stops by 'Sesame Street,' Cuteness Ensues

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave a shout out to Latina girl power when she visited the set of Sesame Street recently to talk about careers.

“A career is a job that you train for and prepare for and plan on doing for a long time,” explained the Puerto Rican Judge to Abby Cadabby. Even though Prince Harry remains on the market, the Sesame Street character must have still been a bit confused about what a career is when she expressed her interest in starting a career as a princess.


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Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Kathy Rodriguez
Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Kathy Rodriguez

Columbia University researcher Kathy Rodriguez is helping families of young people diagnosed with cancer cope during their time of stress and uncertainty. This University of Florida graduate is using her interest in medicine, knowledge of language and passion for people to better her community. In the future she hopes to attend medical school, but at this point in time we are impressed with the work she is already doing to make the lives of those around her less painful.


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Darlene Caamaño Loquet Makes Films for Latinos, By Latinos!

Hollywood power player Darlene Caamaño Loquet is making waves in the Latino community as President and COO of Nala Films which she co-created. Nala Films is a financing and production company that empowers audiences by making films for Latinos by Latinos. Her most recent project is the much anticipated Spanish-language comedy Casa De Me Padre starring Will Ferrell, Diego Luna and Garcia Bernal to be released March 16th.


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Introducing 'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Star Cierra Ramirez
Introducing 'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Star Cierra Ramirez

Enchanting young Latina Cierra Ramirez will be the newest student in school when ABC Family’s hit Secret Life of the American Teenager returns for its spring premiere at the end of this month. The Houston native will be joining the cast as pregnant teen Kathy who lives with her grandmother. Lead actress Shailene Woodley, who plays Amy on the show, will serve as a kind of mentor for Kathy who plans on putting her unborn child up for adoption.


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Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Joleen Rivera
Inspiring Young Latina of the Week: Joleen Rivera

University of Wisconsin law student Joleen Rivera has already put her vast knowledge and infinite passion to good use by aiding the U.S. Latino population. When she completes her degree this year, she plans on leaving a long-lasting legacy for her community. The Puerto Rican academic is dedicated to challenging existing laws that hinder the progress of Latinos in this country. As a result of her commitment to social justice, Rivera is this week’s inspiring young Latina!


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Introducing Ricardo Laguna
Introducing Ricardo Laguna

For fans of BMX the name Ricardo Laguna is synonymous with greatness. With over a decade of riding experience he has competed in the X Games, participated in shows nationwide and in 2004 was named the Best Latin-American Dirt Jumper. Starting March 14th, he can add television star to his ever growing list of accomplishments with Tr3s premiere of The Ricardo Luna Project with executive producer Wilmer Valderrama.


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Introducing Mexico-Based DJ Trio 3Ball MTY!
Introducing Mexico-Based DJ Trio 3Ball MTY!

The Monterrey, Mexico–based DJ trio 3Ball MTY is quickly soaring to stardom, causing a stir near the top of the Billboard Latin charts with their album Inténtalo. The group, comprised of Erik Rincon, DJ Otto and Sheeqo Beat, is being credited as the new face of tribal guarachero music. Their Mexican rave beats are a catchy combination of Cumbia, Latin House and Afro-Cuban sounds coupled with vaquero-inspired dance steps.


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WATCH: What is it Like to Be Both 'Black and Latino'?
WATCH: What Is It Like to Be Both 'Black and Latino'?

With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones.  People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic.


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