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Saturday was the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month! Yay for you if you were already aware of this, if not read on for a very brief summary of Hispanic Heritage month. Hispanic Heritage Month Hispanic Heritage month is a month long celebration of the history, culture, achievements and contributions... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Spanish Sista
It's Friday! Don't have much time before I leave for Zumba class. Here's what I'm listening to as I get ready. I'm really liking Christina Aguilera's new single Your Body. What a great comeback for Christina. I've always been a fan since her Genie in the Bottle days. Go Christina! Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Last night I finally was able to tune into season 13 of America's Next Top Model via Hulu. I watched all three episodes in one sitting and will be tuning in for the rest of the season. What can I say? I love fashion/beauty reality shows like America's Next Top... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Daddy Yankee is filming a new music video! I have been a Daddy Yankee fan forever even before he was mainstream popular. He was the first reggaeton artist I ever listened to and I remember watching his music videos on Mun2 long before I even understood Spanish. Anyway, after watching... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at Spanish Sista
¡Feliz viernes! Today's Fiesta Friday song is Muevelo Tuti by Duina Del Mar who reminds me alot of Shakira. Not just because she is Colombian. She looks like Shakira, dances well like her and in this song sings the same way Shakira did in the Loca song. At least I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Remember the post about Beto Perez, the creator of my beloved Zumba dance fitness program? Well, before I discovered Zumba and Beto, there was Crunch Cardio Salsa with Giselle Roque de Escobar. I remember when I first purchased it on VHS. I was in eighth grade and it was the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Did I tell you how much I love discovering new artists and new music? Well, while doing one of the things I love doing most, browsing around online, I found a new reggaeton artist named Tailo Paz and his new music video Y Que Más Da. The song has that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2012 at Spanish Sista
I am not a huge video game fan. Well, let me clarify that. I love to play Xbox Kinect fitness and dance games, but that's about as far as my video game playing goes. Despite that, I was really intrigued when I read about the new PS3 game Guacamelee set... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Yesterday I posted a Spanish Sista Top 5 Summer Beach video list. Each music video on the list had to include sunshine, sand, and beautiful beaches. Well after watching the music video for Joel Nuñez's song Cuando Se Cree (When You Believe) I knew that I had to post this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Summer is almost over and I have not been to the beach at all. That really saddens me because I love the summertime and going to the beach is definitely one of the perks of the season. Since I haven't been to the beach this summer, I created a list... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2012 at Spanish Sista
It's Friday and you already know what time it is. Fiesta time!! I meant to post today's song up a while back and although the song is not brand spanking new, it's still just as dance worthy as it was then. Today's song is Pasarela Pasarela by Daddy Yankee and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Here is a new song called Menealo by Juan Luis Juancho. I don't know about you, but this song is very similar to the popular 90's song Wiggle It by 2 in a Room. In my eyes, Menealo is simply the Latin version of Wiggle It. I only had to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Recently, Salma Hayek has been under fire for a controversial comment she made during an interview with Germany's Vogue magazine. I decided to take a look at what Salma said because it is true that many things do indeed get lost in translation. When asked about her role in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at Spanish Sista
When I first heard news about Arthur Hanlon's Encanto del Caribe concert I was so excited. It would be the first concert ever recorded at Puerto Rico's historic Castillo de San Cristóbal in San Juan. Although I would not be able to attend the concert in Puerto Rico, I could... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Spanish Sista
My tagline for this blog is Spanish music, movies y más, yet I have only recommended one movie (Selena) so far. I decided it was time for me to watch a movie in Spanish. I went to Netflix and randomly chose a movie entitled Cayo . I watched the entire... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Spanish Sista
I discovered a new song today!!! I love finding out about new music and artists. This particular song and artist are from a genre that I normally do not listen to. Javiera Mena is a Chilean indie electronic pop artist and she just released the music video for her hit... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2012 at Spanish Sista
It's Fiesta Friday and I have the perfect song for you to shake those caderas! I discovered this song by Puerto Rican duo Dyland y Lenny in Zumba class and since then have been playing it nonstop. I dare you to not dance to this song! Song: Pégate Más Artist:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2012 at Spanish Sista
I really like Mexican pop princess Belinda's new music video for her single En El Amor Hay Que Perdonar. The song itself is very catchy especially the eh oh eh oh part, but the music video is what I like most. Belinda looks amazing, the beach is beautiful, the leopard... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Just got finished reading about the 2012 Zumba fitness conference and I just wish I could have been there. I absolutely LOVE Zumba. It is my favorite fitness program because it combines so many of the things that I love: Spanish, dance, and Latin music. It is a Spanish Sista's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Frankie J is back! Yes, I know I am very very late. I just found this bit of news out while reading the September 2012 issue of Latina magazine last night. When I listened to his new single Tienes Que Creer en Mi I was surprised at the radio friendly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Friday was the last day of summer school and it was definitely bittersweet. I will miss teaching Spanish, but now I am free to blog more. I would like to start back off blogging on a sweet note, so today's post is about a very sweet treat called a Bon... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2012 at Spanish Sista
¿Qué tal amigos? It's been a very very VERY long time since I last posted. I have been super busy with my very demanding summer school teaching position, which I really like by the way. How could I not? I teach Spanish and if you haven't noticed I absolutely adore... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Spanish Sista
¡Feliz viernes! It's Memorial Day Weekend, which means that it is officially the beginning of summer vacation season. YAY!!!! I'm not doing anything particularly special this weekend, but picked a festive party song with a great beat for this week's Fiesta Friday song. This week's song is a reggaeton jam... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Spanish Sista
Nuestra Belleza Latina is over:( Vanessa de Roide was the winner if you are interested. I didn't post a re-cap of the finale because for me it was pretty boring and disappointing. Anyway, if you are looking for a new show to watch now that Nuestra Belleza Latina is over... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Spanish Sista
I was super excited to find out that the second season of Single Ladies premieres on May 28th at 9PM ET. I'm not single, but I will definitely be tuning in for Season 2 of VH1's show Single Ladies. Here's five reasons why we both should be watching the new... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2012 at Spanish Sista