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Lin-Manuel Miranda Live at the Oscars This Weekend

Lin-Manuel Miranda Live at the Oscars This Weekend

Oscar® nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. “We’re thrilled to welcome these world-class artists…

Chef Aaron Sanchez to Join “MasterChef” TV Show

Chef Aaron Sanchez to Join “MasterChef” TV Show

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Aarón Sánchez will join Chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi as the third judge throughout Season Eight of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF, premiering Summer 2017. A James Beard Award-winning chef, Sánchez is chef/owner of Mexican restaurant Johnny Sánchez, with locations in New Orleans and Baltimore. He co-starred on “Chopped” and “Chopped Junior,” and is the author of two cookbooks – “Simple Food, Big Flavor: Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours” and “La Comida del Barrio.” An active philanthropist, Sánchez launched…

Dominican Newspaper Mistakenly uses Alec Baldwin SNL Photo in Donald Trump Story

Dominican Newspaper Mistakenly uses Alec Baldwin SNL Photo in Donald Trump Story

El Nacional, a major newspaper in the Dominican Republic, issued an apology Saturday after readers realized a photo of Donald Trump, used for a story on U.S. – Israeli relations, was actually Alec Baldwin portraying Trump on SNL. According to the paper, the mistake went “unnoticed” due to a “mix-up of photos.”   The paper officially…

Falling in Love with failure

Falling in Love with failure

On this Valentine’s Day, let’s forget about the roses, just for a minute. Let’s take a step back from the champagne and put down the chocolates. Amid all this talk about love and relationships, I have a proposition to make: I think it’s about time we settle down and seriously start to court FAILURE. I…

Junot Diaz’s “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” in One Book, One New York Initiative

Junot Diaz’s “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” in One Book, One New York Initiative

New York City is proud to be the creative capital of the world,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “The One Book, One New York initiative provides the perfect opportunity to bring City residents from all five boroughs together through reading. This initiative will inspire New Yorkers to unify in their appreciation of the written word and…

Massive Protest by Latinos, non-Latinos & Small Businesses In Support of  “A Day without Immigrants”

Massive Protest by Latinos, non-Latinos & Small Businesses In Support of “A Day without Immigrants”

Today as part of “A Day without Immigrants” protest, thousands of local businesses are closed today, and many employees are staying home and skipping work as well. “It’s going to hurt a lot of businesses and especially the economy,” said one Ramon De La Cruz a small business owner in Brooklyn.  “But it’s for a…

Prominent DC Chef Closing his Restaurants in Protest of “A Day Without Immigrants Strike.”

Prominent DC Chef Closing his Restaurants in Protest of “A Day Without Immigrants Strike.”

Chef José Andrés has announced that Zaytinya, Oyamel, and all three locations of Jaleo will be closed on Thursday because of the “A Day Without Immigrants Strike.” Andrés,  pulled out of his planned restaurant at Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel because of the president’s comments about restaurants in the DC area.   The strike is in response to the nationwide ICE raids ordered…

Hispanic Leader Geisha Williams Named New CEO and President of PG&E Corporation

Hispanic Leader Geisha Williams Named New CEO and President of PG&E Corporation

As part of a leadership succession plan, the Board of Directors of PG&E Corporation today elected Geisha Williams, 55, as Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation. Williams is currently President, Electric of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, PG&E Corporation’s utility subsidiary. Tony Earley, Jr., 67, currently Chairman, CEO and President of PG&E Corporation,…

Actor transforms himself into female celebrities by using makeup techniques he picked from Youtube

Actor transforms himself into female celebrities by using makeup techniques he picked from Youtube

A 30-year-old actor and TV host, Paolo Ballesteros, is a specialist in transforming himself into female celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lawrence, and Julia Roberts. Believe it or not, there’s no Photoshop involved; Paolo uses only wigs, makeup, and colored contact lenses to complete the unbelievable transformations. Paolo is the…

Buy your Car in a Vending Machine! (FOR REAL)

Buy your Car in a Vending Machine! (FOR REAL)

With all that can be purchase online these days, imagine buying a car online? Never mind sites and apps like True Car and Car Max, but actually purchasing a car of your choice as if you’re ordering something on Target, JC Penney, or Staples, using the “pick up in store” option. The Phoenix-based used car…