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Entertainment, Reviews, Sporting news, and other tid bits
Ugly Betty is cute
By Al Carlos Hernandez
Most American Latinos were proud to know ABC’s Ugly Betty, Salma Hayek’s adaptation of the popular Novella that debuted last week, and were very impressed at the big budget major network effort. ABC, based on the success of George Lopez is amiable to bringing quality Latino flavored programming to its prime time line-up, and for the first time for Latinos, being in a line up is a good thing.
¡ASK A MEXICAN!
SPECIAL RIP-OFF EDICION
Dear Mexican: How can you explain the disparity between Japan and Mexico? Japan is a nation a fraction the size of Mexico, with zero natural resources, suffered a devastating war of four years that included two atom bombs, yet has reached the highest in educational achievements, technological advancements and economic power.
For the Vecinos
Getting Fresh Up in the Hills
By El Vecino
If you’d have told me last week that I’d be sitting in the patio of a posh kick back like Fresh Seafood Restaurant and Bar in the midst of La Jolla grandeur, munching on some ahi burgers and sipping on fine wine, I’d have said, “Yeah, just let me finish this Adalberto’s bean and cheese burrito real quick.”
Tequila, Mexico’s beverage
Tequila Expo 2006 in Tijuana features more than 300 brands.
By Pablo Jaime Sainz
Without a doubt, tequila is Mexico’s most popular drink.
El tequila, la bebida de México
La Tequila Expo 2006 en Tijuana presentará más de 300 marcas.
Por Pablo Jaime Sainz
El tequila es la bebida mexicana por excelencia.
Participó la Joven Estudiante Laura Isela Alvarez Como Princesa en las Festividades Septembrinas
Por: Paco Zavala
La jovencita de 15 años de edad Laura Isela Alvarez Egurrola, participó en las pasadas Fiestas Patrias que se realizaron en la Presa Rodríguez de Tijuana, B.C. en el evento “Señorita Independencia”, en el que fue coronada como princesa el pasado mes de septiembre destacándose por su belleza.
“Hago cine nómada”
Cineasta mexicano Alejandro González Iñárritu decodifica a “Babel”
Por Jose Daniel Bort
Con tan solo tres películas, el cineasta mexicano Alejandro González ha sido capaz de alcanzar un nivel que muchos directores de cine soñarían durante toda su vida. Desde que “Amores perros” impresiono a críticos y públicos en general con su mezcla de historias y personajes sacados del corazón de México, el director no ha parado de hacer o promocionar su trabajo.
¡TIC TAC TIEMPO!
Teatro Izcalli presents Chicano Rehab y Mas!, a series of different actos on various issues (like racism, sexism, the representation of Latinos in Hollywood, and higher education) relevant and important to the Chicano/Chicana experience. This outrageous comedy inside the Chicano mind takes place Friday, Oct 6th, and Saturday, Oct 7th, 2006 at MAAC Commuity Charter School (1385 3rd Ave) in Chula Vista. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10.00 For more info contact us at: 619-336-8376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lopez Establishing Herself with U.S. Soccer
By John Philip Wyllie
In the twenty odd years of its existence, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has seen a lot of great players come and go, but until recently there has never been a Mexican-American player among them. That changed in March of 2005 when University of Portland defender, Stephanie Lopez made her debut against Denmark in the Algarve Cup. Since then, she has added six additional caps including one last weekend against Chinese Tapei at Carson’s Home Depot Center.
Bermudez Hopes to Realize the Dream of His Father
By John Philip Wyllie
Years ago, Hugo Bermudez Sr. dreamed of becoming a professional cyclist and made the physical and financial sacrifices necessary to realize that dream. Shortly before entering his first professional race his racing bicycle was stolen and his plans were dashed. Times were tough back then and raising enough money to replace the stolen bike was pretty much out of the question. So his racing dreams got put on the back burner and in favor of getting an education, raising a family and making enough money to support that family comfortably.
By Lyn Sherwood
Juan Antonio Adame Triumphs in Tijuana
An excellent herd of bulls from Celia Barbosa and two triumphant performances by Mexican matador Juan Antonio Adame were the highlights of the corrida de toros, celebrated Oct. 1, in the Hurtado family’s “Beautiful Bullring by The Sea.”