Latina of Influence | María Canals Barrera
Mar23

Latina of Influence | María Canals Barrera

Actress, Mother, María Canals Barrera is one of Hispanic Lifestyle’s 2014 Latinas of Influence.  Follow all of our 2014 Latinas of Influence on twitter with the tag #HLTVLC14 María Canals Barrera is an American actress, voice actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Theresa Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place, Connie Torres in Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam, and as the voice of Shayera Hol/Hawkgirl in Justice...

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People | Lindsay Mendez is WICKED
May28

People | Lindsay Mendez is WICKED

Beginning performances on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, Lindsay Mendez will assume the role of Elphaba in the Broadway production of WICKED.  Ms. Mendez has previously worked with both the composer and director of WICKED, having appeared in the 2011 Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell, and, more recently, giving a breakout performance in the world premiere musical, Dogfight, staged by WICKED director Joe Mantello. Ms. Mendez will...

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Singer Jenni Rivera Lives on in the film Filly Brown
Dec10

Singer Jenni Rivera Lives on in the film Filly Brown

Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra (July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, died in a plane crash near Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico, on December 9, 2012. The official statement from the Directors, Producers, Cast and Crew of “Filly Brown”  We are shocked and devastated by the tragic loss of our friend and colleague Jenni Rivera. She was a uniquely talented woman and an inspiration to millions, especially those of us...

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