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2009-02-26 17:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan G. Tornoe, a pioneer in the Latino blogosphere and founder of the number one rated news site HispanicTrending.net, has honed in on Austin as the site of his newest blog venture. Tornoe, an Austinite who was one of the first Latino bloggers to interview President Obama before his presidency, has launched the blog Hispanics in Austin found online at http://hispanicsinaustin.wordpress.com/about/ (copy and paste link in browser). Tornoe's blog...

2009-02-17 10:29:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first program to help Latino and Hispanic seniors online is being launched nationwide by Generations on Line, a leader in senior Internet literacy, the non-profit organization announced today. The language barrier is a key factor of Internet usage, according to a 2007 study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Pew Hispanic Center. Only 32% of Latinos who are Spanish-dominant use the Internet. Among people over age 71, only...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) today announced its Tenth Annual NALIP Conference, co-chaired by Columbia University professor/ filmmaker Frances Negron-Muntaner, producer/ executive David Ortiz (WANTED, HELLBOY 2), and writer/producer Ligiah Villalobos (LA MISMA LUNA). The Conference, presented by HBO and the National Latino Media Council, will be held April 17 - 19 in Newport Beach, California. Online registration is...

2009-01-16 14:58:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The MTV Tr3s audience favorite, "Quiero Mis Quinces," is back for a third season full of excitement, anticipation, nerves, temper tantrums, and everything else that comes along with planning a dream quinceanera party. These elaborate fiestas are a coming-out tradition to celebrate Latinas' unique passage into womanhood when they turn 15. The new season of "Quiero Mis Quinces" will feature many surprises for the quinceaneras, including performances by top...

2008-12-03 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move by a Spanish-language pay-television channel, Cine Latino has finalized deals with five of the world's leading film distributors, acquiring more than 90 new titles that include some of the most critically-acclaimed and biggest box office hits of recent years from across the U.S., Latin America, Mexico, and Spain. Cine Latino has acquired major film packages from Sony, Disney, MGM, Lionsgate, and Gussi -- the largest movie...

2008-11-03 12:00:16

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Omar Cruz, the Los Angeles-based rapper intent on bringing Chicano lifestyle to the forefront, has been selected as the next breakout artist in Latin music by MTV Tr3s and will be featured on the network's signature music discovery platform "Descubre & Download" through December 7th. As part of the six week "Descubre & Download" campaign, Cruz's hit single and anthem to barrio struggle and success "To the Top," featuring Frankie J, is available as a...

2008-09-29 09:00:35

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- American Latino TV and LatiNation, the nationally syndicated TV programs for U.S.-born Hispanics, announced today that both shows will debut their new seasons in a record number of cities beginning this weekend, October 4th through 5th. American Latino TV's new season will premiere in an all-time high of 105 cities representing over 92 percent of Hispanic homes and over 70 percent of all U.S. TV homes. LatiNation will be seen in over 85 cities reaching...

2008-08-12 09:00:55

RESTON, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- LatCel, the leading provider of wireless content services in the U.S. Hispanic market, is bringing culturally relevant content to Latino customers in the United States and Puerto Rico by creating a series of Latino portal products developed using the Netbiscuits Mobile Web platform. LatCel's roster of carrier partners includes Sprint, AT&T and Centennial Puerto Rico. The Latino portal will feature special interest channels that will cover a wide...

2008-08-01 00:13:28

By Vianna Davila "It the information gets out there on television, but who really hears it and how much do they hear, and how do they understand it?" Statistically, incidents of cancer are higher among whites and blacks compared with Latinos. But Latinos' survival rates are lower, because their cancers are often diagnosed at an advanced stage, said Dr. Elmer Huerta, president of the American Cancer Society, and the first Latino to hold that position. About 40 percent of the U.S....

2008-07-29 09:00:51

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- American Latino TV (ALTV) and LatiNation, the award-winning, nationally syndicated TV programs, announced today that both shows have garnered key affiliate renewals and will continue into their historic seventh and fifth seasons respectively, beginning the week of September 29, 2008. "Our syndicated shows are coming off a record year of ad sales revenue in what is an otherwise bleak story for other media outlets, providing further evidence that advertisers...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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