By Erika Ramirez | 03/08/2011 - 13:30
Sofia Vergara is starting out the year right! Comcast recently announced Vergara as their spokesperson for their cross-platform entertainment experience, XFinity TV in Spanish. XFinity TV offers programming with Spanish-language choices on TV, On Demand and online. As part of their offering, Comcast also introduced a Spanish-language entertainment portal which offer hundreds of Spanish movies and shows.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2011 - 23:33
Sandra Bullock (last year's Oscar winner for Best Actress) presented the award for Best Actor at tonight's Academy Awards. And even though we were hoping she would say the words "Javier Bardem," Bullock called out the predicted frontrunner instead: Colin Firth, who played King George VI of Britain in The King's Speech.
By Lee Hernandez | 02/11/2011 - 15:45
Is a Spanish version of Juno headed to the big screen? Not exactly.
But Michael Cera, who is perhaps best known for his role as the awkward and nerdy lover of orange-flavored Tic-Tac’s in Juno, is taking up Espanol as a second language for his latest flick.
By Johanna Ferreira | 02/09/2011 - 14:25
-We can’t say we were that surprised when TMZ dug up this video of Xtina nailing her Star-Spangled Banner rehearsal. We probably just got a little overwhelmed, especially with the finalization of her divorce settlement with soon-to-be-ex hubby Jordan Bratman.
By Grace Bastidas | 01/20/2011 - 15:00
Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Shakira are just some of the Latin artists that have successfully crossed over into the English language market, paving the way for the many musicians who dream of stardom on U.S. soil.
But the reverse has become increasingly popular, with singers switching to Spanish after hitting the big time. Check out some of the performers that have fine-tuned their voices in español—capturing a whole new legion of listeners in the process.
By Lee Hernandez | 01/19/2011 - 15:15
It's been months since Selena Gomez recorded her hit song, A Year Without Rain in español, and now the 18-year-old singer has announced (via her Twitter page) that she's working on a Spanish-language album. "Can't wait for ya'll to hear the Spanish record :-) it's sounding so cool," tweeted Gomez.
By Grace Bastidas | 01/10/2011 - 08:00
When Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sariñana made her Spanish-language debut in 2008 with the album Mediocre, critics went mad over the 25-year-old, gushing about her gorgeous vocals and thoughtful lyrics in one jazzy song after another. To top it all off, she received both Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations—no small feat for a first album.
By Johanna Ferreira | 12/15/2010 - 17:00
In late November, the Royal Spanish Academy (more appropriately, La Real Academia Española or RAE) set some new rules regarding our beautiful native language. The RAE is the official royal institution responsible for regulating the Spanish language. It was established in 1713 and is based in Madrid, Spain, though it is affiliated with national language academies in twenty-one other Spanish-speaking nations, including the U.S.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/01/2010 - 14:16
It all started over the holiday weekend when former Miss Universe Alicia Machado took to her Twitter account to speak out on the recent trouble brewing between North and South Korea. Unfortunately, she sent out a message that read: "Tonight I want to ask you to join me in a prayer for peace that these attacks between the Chinas do not make our situation worse."