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2011-05-24 16:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recording Artist Reno Perez will release a much anticipated 4 song EP June 2 at Cosmo's Bar and Grill in Laredo TX at 10:30 p.m. Reno will perform his new songs and there will be a special performance by his dear friend country legend Johnny Rodriguez. Tickets are $25 at the door. Reno Perez is both a vocalist and guitarist who has charted three top five singles [US] on Tejano and Country Charts: Tejanita, Mil Anos, and a Spanish language...

2009-01-20 10:16:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Texas Talent Musicians Association, in partnership with VIVE Tejano, kicks off the 29th Annual Tejano Music Awards with a pre-party celebration WHERE: Graham Central Station 4902 Fredericksburg Rd. San Antonio, TX WHEN: Thursday, January 22, 2009. Doors open at 7:00pm. WHO: Featuring live performances by All-star Tejano artists Jay Perez, Bobby Pulido, Los Desperadoz, Gary Hobbs, Stefani Montiel, Ram Herrera, Rebecca Valadez, Ricardo...

2006-05-03 18:21:45

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Tejano music pioneer Rosita Fernandez, who was better known simply as "Rosita" and was one of the first Mexican-American entertainers to appear on U.S. national television, has died at the age of 88, her family said on Wednesday. Fernandez headlined several national radio shows out of San Antonio in the 1930s, recorded hundreds of songs and was a regular on television in the 1950s performing on programs such as the Ed Sullivan Show. She also appeared...

2006-04-02 17:44:52

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wanted: Hispanic country music star who can sell millions of records to Spanish- and English-speaking fans. "All we need is a hero, somebody the Hispanic community would relate to and who wants to play country music and get a song on country radio," said Mike Dungan, president and chief executive of EMI Group Plc's Capitol Nashville, home to stars like Kenny Rogers and Keith Urban. Appealing to the Latino community has become a priority across...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.