Mariachi Divas celebrate 7th Grammy nomination for 12th Album
Feb10

Mariachi Divas celebrate 7th Grammy nomination for 12th Album

MARIACHI DIVAS DE CINDY SHEA RECEIVE SEVENTH GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR TRIBUTO A JOAN SEBASTIAN Y RIGOBERTO ALFARO Los Angeles based all-female ensemble, Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, celebrate their 7th GRAMMY nomination for the band’s 12th album titled, Tributo a Joan Sebastian y Rigoberto Alfaro.  The album is nominated in the category of Best Regional Mexican Album (including Tejano).  The 59th GRAMMY Awards ceremony will take...

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Event | Denver Business Awards & Conference and Awards – Oct 7th
Oct10

Event | Denver Business Awards & Conference and Awards – Oct 7th

Hispanic Lifestyle in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month is pleased to announce our Inaugural Denver Business Awards & Conference presented by Wells Fargo Bank, with the support of  Southwest Airlines, Connect for Health Colorado and Aetna Insurance to be held on October 7, 2015. The one day event will feature panel discussions and a luncheon awards program highlighting the achievements of Latino/Latinas owned businesses and...

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2015 MacArthur Fellows – The Latinos
Sep30

2015 MacArthur Fellows – The Latinos

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society. U.S. Programs address issues in the United...

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Latina of Influence | Martha Gonzalez
Mar30

Latina of Influence | Martha Gonzalez

Grammy winning singer-songwriter and University Professor Martha Gonzalez is a 2015 Latina of Influence named by Hispanic Lifestyle. Professor Martha Gonzalez is being recognized for her passion to educate and entertainment our community.  Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 Latinas of Influence will be recognizing Professor Gonzalez and her fellow Latinas of Influence during a luncheon held in their honor on at Latina Conference 2015. Martha...

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Latina of Influence |Stefani Vara
Mar21

Latina of Influence |Stefani Vara

Singer, Model, Entrepreneur, Stefani Vara is a 2015 Latina of Influence named by Hispanic Lifestyle. Stefani is being recognized for her ability to create opportunities to succeed in the very competitive entertainment business.  Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2015 Latinas of Influence will be recognizing Stefani and her fellow Latinas of Influence during a luncheon held in their honor on at Latina Conference 2015. A music industry veteran,...

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2nd Annual Mariachi Women’s Festival
Mar05

2nd Annual Mariachi Women’s Festival

Women’s accomplishments in the field of mariachi music have long gone untold. The “Viva el Mariachi Femenil” Exhibit brings to light this rich history, chronicling over 100 years of women’s engagement and performance in mariachi music both in Mexico and the United States. The exhibit will be open from March 16 – March 21, in celebration of Women’s History Month, at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse and free to the public....

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Episode 11.1 | Role Models and Music
Feb06

Episode 11.1 | Role Models and Music

In this episode we talk with Amazing Race Co-Winner and Hispanic Lifestyle 2014 Latina of Influence Ms. Amy Diaz. We also look in on the music group the Mariachi Divas also recognized by Hispanic Lifestyle as Latinas of Influence (2013). Our interview with Amy took place right after our 2014 Latina Conference featuring our Latinas of Influence.  Amy Diaz of Providence, Rhode Island is the former Miss Earth United States 2009, Miss...

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Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada joins Huston Symphony
Aug15

Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada joins Huston Symphony

The Houston Symphony announced its 101st season dominated by the news of Hispanic music director, Andrés Orozco-Estrada. Born in Medellin, Colombia he began his musical studies in violin and first conducted at age 15 and at 19 years old and speaking only Spanish, Orozco-Estrada traveled alone to Vienna and completed his degree from the renowned Vienna Music Academy with distinction. He will open Hispanic Heritage Month with a...

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People | Recording Artist Juan Pablo Vega
Jun23

People | Recording Artist Juan Pablo Vega

The hit album Nada Personal is the result of a spectacular creative collaboration between rising star Juan Pablo Vega and 5 time Grammy and Latin Grammy winning producer, maestro Julio Reyes Copello Juan Pablo Vega (age 28) was born into a middle class musically gifted family from Bogotá, Colombia. He grew up surrounded by music, as a child he remembers accompanying his Dad’s piano performances at home with a Fisher Price gas station...

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Event | Viva el Mariachi Femenil Mar 2 – 30, 2014
Mar07

Event | Viva el Mariachi Femenil Mar 2 – 30, 2014

Women’s History Month kicks-off at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse with a special exhibit called “íViva el Mariachi Femenil!” that chronicles over 100 years of women’s engagement and performance in mariachi music both in Mexico and the United States. Curated by mariachi musician and Harvard graduate, Dr. Leonor Xochitl Perez, the exhibit portrays close to 15 years of research, photographs, documents, artifacts,...

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