Posts tagged "Jennifer Lopez"

Latin music ignored in the Grammy show

Latin music ignored in the Grammy show
The best Latin music performance of Grammy night was by Jennifer Lopez. How is that possible if she wasn’t even there? Lopez starred in a few commercials – one for female razors and another for stereo equipment that aired during the broadcast. But the sad point is that Latin music was not given a featured... Read more »

Honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe on her feast day Dec. 12

Photo by Teresa Puente, Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico City During my 1970s adolescence there were few famous Latina actresses or singers, like Jennifer Lopez or Salma Hayek, who made curves cool and Latinas fashionable. The first major image of Latina womanhood that I discovered was on a childhood road trip with my family to Mexico.... Read more »

George Lopez is the first Latino host on late night

This week comedian George Lopez became the first Latino to host a late night talk show. Yes. It’s 2009. Latinos are more than 15 percent of the U.S. population and Lopez is the first Latino to get a major gig on late night TV (airing on TBS at 10 p.m. central). On his second show... Read more »