Friday, July 21, 2006
La Boricua de Brooklyn, Jennie Ortega performed her hit single, Crowded on the set of ABC's daytime soap, One Life To Live.
Jennie Ortega is an 18 year old who received a major recording deal with Hollywood Records after her first real recording, Got What It Takes wound up in the soundtrack and in the movie, Love Don't Cost A Thing. Her album, No Place Like Brooklyn will be making debut very soon. Look out for this talented LATINA!!
It's great to see at least one of the Mainstream television Network is making a visible effort to accommodate it's large Latino viewership. This years ALMA awards were a great example of the influence and importance of us Latinos to the mainstream media. With the addition of Ugly Betty ABC to it's line up we'll be watching.
Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives)
Ugly Betty is one of the most anticipated shows of the year. Estoy loco por ver el show! America Ferrera, Salma Hayek and Vanessa William were in NYC doing a press event with the Association of Television Critics.
Thursday, July 20, 2006
Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Hey LATWEENOS, dying to do something CALIENTE! While staying out of this heat...well latweeno.com is right there with you scouting out, La Onda in NYC and soon on other Coasts too. Tommorow, thursday July 20th New York Citys only Hispanic Museo, Museo Del Barrio, will host an even to bring latinos of all ages together...so Quieres Bailar, Quieres Gosar! come FOR FREE (weeeee lovvvvve freeeee!), starting at 500pm and come out for the 2nd annual LATIN CONNECT "NYC HIP HOP THROW DOWN".....
Basketball without Borders is an NBA sponsored program which gives young people the opportunity to participate in a global basketball development program. It is a community outreach program which promotes leadership,education,sportmanship,and healthy living with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. Basketball without Borders began in 2001 and the camp has featured many former and current NBA players. The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) selects the young players (ages 19 & under) based on their basketball skills, leadership abilities and dedication to the sport of
Basketball without Borders already began this year and is scheduled to be held in four different continents. From June 8-11 the camp was held in Shanghai, China and from June 30- July 3rd it was held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The following are being held in July and September:
- Basketball without Borders Americas (San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 17-20).
- Basketball without Borders Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa, Septmber 6-10).
For more information on Basketball without Borders visit www.nba.com.
El Boricua , Carlos Ponce will be co hosting the Miss Universe pageant, this Sunday on NBC. Carlos will be joined by Nancy O'Dell as co-host and many celebrities guest judges including Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's Carson Kressly. It's gonna be hard to focus on the contestants when the host will be so CALIENTE!
Tuesday, July 18, 2006
So what do you think? Do you like JUANES' new look?Do you think JUANES looks best with long or short hair?? POST YOUR COMMENTS!
Latina atheletes have been underrespresented in the sports world as well as in the media but do not be fooled there are many LATINA athletes out there that you have probably not even heard of. Many Latinas have excelled in their sports and have served as role models for other Latinas and women.
Every week LATWEENO.COM will feature a LATINA athlete of the week. We are very proud to show off some of our own orgullo. We hope you enjoy this segment.
This week the SPOTLIGHT is on:
Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico
Lorena Ochoa began to play golf at a very young age. She use to follow her father around the golf club and soon enough, she began competing at the age of six. In 2001, Lorena became the first golfer and youngest recipient of the National Sports Award which was presented to her by the President of Mexico, Vicente Fox. She has been in the LGPA tour for three years now. She won rookie of the year in 2003 and has had two career victories in the LGPA tour. During her off season she dedicates her time to helping other young golfers and makes appearances around Mexico.
LPGA Tour wins:
- 2004 Franklin American Mortgage Championship benefitting Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Wachovia LPGA Classic Hosted by Betsy King
- 2005 Wegmans Rochester LPGA
- 2006 Takefuji Classic, Sybase Classic
"I feel fortunate to be able to represent my country and to be a role model for kids in Mexico. It is a big responsibility that I take with honor". -Lorena Ochoa
Monday, July 17, 2006
1)Sean Paul ft. Keyshia Cole- Give It Up To Me
3)Don Omar-Salio El Sol
4)Thalia ft. Romeo- No, no, no
5)Beyonce ft. Jay-Z- Dejavu
7)Young Joc-It's Going Down
8)Paris Hilton ft. Wisin y Yandel- Stars Are Blind
9)Wisin y Yandel-Pam Pam
We want to know what songs are you listening to? Who are your favorite artists/groups? Leave us a comment!
Today brings something particulary interesante to do, and everyones doing it...DANCING! so why not get in touch with your roots, or just get some cool new moves for September! Everybody from ages 8-18 can participate in this reventon...so put down the pod and start practicing all those moves you do at home!..........
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre: will Off its summer dance Academy July 31 through Aug 4 at the Preformers Edge, 12995 Old Meridian St., Carmel. THe academy is open ti students age 8-18 . They will recieve trianing from world class professionals and the opportunity to appear with the dance company in its premeiere "SUPERHERO: the story of a man called jesus" in August, Que interesante!...Four fun levels of dance clasees will be available. To register or for more information call (317)846-2441...GOOD LUCK LATWEENOS
There's something trustyworthy about Maria Elena Salinas, because whenever you see her on the Noticias, you know she's a vision of intergrety. Maria Elena Salinas was honored with the Roberto Salazar by the NCLR. Eva Longoria and her daughter posed with her at this event.
El panameno, Mariano Rivera earns his 400th career save yesterday as the New York Yankees sweep the Chicago White Sox. The Yankees' relief pitcher is considered one of the greatest postseason pitchers and is arguably the greatest closer in baseball history. Mariano Rivera is an orgullo Latino! Congrats Mariano!