Monday - Dec 10, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

  • Mexican director wins four Academy Awards

    Mexican director wins four Academy Awards

    The Shape of Water wins best film and best director for Guillermo del Toro by the El Reportero’s wire services Mexican director Guillermo del Toro had a successful outing at last night’s 90th Academy Awards, taking home the coveted best director and best picture Oscars for his film The Shape of Water. The dark fantasy

  • Black Panther breaks records, maintains box office lead

    Black Panther breaks records, maintains box office lead

    by the El Reportero’s news services Disney and Marvel’s Black Panther’ continued an impressive run, adding $100 million in its second weekend in U.S. theaters for a total of 700 million, becoming only the fourth movie to achieve the feat. The film also topped past rivals such as ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ and ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ to claim

  • Punta del Este Festival opens in Uruguay

    Punta del Este Festival opens in Uruguay

    by the El Reportero’s news services The Brazilian film João, O Maestro, by Mauro Lima, inaugurates today the 21st edition of Punta del Este International Film Festival, in Uruguay, where over 50 national and foreign films will be screened. With the award for the career of filmmaker Silvio Caiozzi in the Sala Cantegril, this film

  • Mazatlán Carnival gets increased security

    Mazatlán Carnival gets increased security

    An estimated half a million people turned out for Sunday’s parade by the El Reportero’s news services The Mazatlán Carnival will conclude tonight after five days of celebrations that were marred by a murder on Sunday. But as of this afternoon that was the only incident of violence at the event whose first of two

  • Grupo La Cuneta Son Machin performs in SF and visits El ReporteroTV

    Grupo La Cuneta Son Machin performs in SF and visits El ReporteroTV

    by Marvin Ramírez and the news services of El Reportero This week San Francisco dressed in Cañambuco and Fritanga with the music of a Nicaraguan musical group whose mix of rhythms and names of their songs is already causing musical and cultural sensation internationally. On a long tour of several US states, Grammy nominees, La

  • Mexico’s Aida Cuevas wins Grammy Award

    Mexico’s Aida Cuevas wins Grammy Award

    She is the first female Mexican ranchera singer to win one by the El Reportero’s news services There was a surprise in store for a Mexican musician Sunday at the 2018 Grammy Awards. Mariachi and ranchera singer Aida Cuevas took home a Grammy in the best regional Mexican music album category for her Arriero Somos

  • Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations

    Shape of Water leads Oscar nominations

    The film received 13, including best film, best director by the El Reportero’s news services Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is on a roll. His latest film, already the winner of three big awards, has swept the Academy Awards nominations with a total of 13. Best picture and best director are among the Oscar nominations

  • 142-year old fair is cultural heritage

    142-year old fair is cultural heritage

    León State Fair, one of Mexico’s biggest, runs for 26 days until Feb. 6 by the El Reportero’s news services The government of Guanajuato has decreed that the 142-year-old León State Fair, celebrated annually in the state’s capital, is now part of the state’s intangible cultural heritage. Governor Miguel Márquez Márquez issued the decree yesterday

  • Selena’s final hours reenacted on Murder Made Me famous

    Selena’s final hours reenacted on Murder Made Me famous

    by the El Reportero”s news services With an insatiable American appetite for (in)famous murder cases it was only a matter of time before the murder of Selena Quintanilla in 1995, at the age of 23, would get the cable TV spotlight. Today on December 9, the Reelz Network’s wildly popular Murder Made me Famous turns

  • Major exhibition of artifacts from the Ancient City of Teotihuacan

    Major exhibition of artifacts from the Ancient City of Teotihuacan

    Compiled by the El Reportero’s staff The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) are pleased to premiere Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, the first major U.S. exhibition on Teotihuacan in over twenty years. The ancient metropolis of Teotihuacan is one of the largest and most important archaeological sites in the world, and