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Salsa Legend Blades To Give Personal Collection To Harvard

14th January 2009

Legendary salsa singer/actor RUBEN BLADES is donating his entire collection of recordings, concerts and liner notes to Harvard University. The seven-time Grammy winner, 60, has agreed to hand over his personal archive, including rare recordings...

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Gibson Plans Back-to-back Panama Projects

9th March 2007

MEL GIBSON is planning a lengthy trip to Panama for back to back movie projects. According to sources, the APOCALYPTO moviemaker is planning a remake of 1950s thriller PANIC IN THE STREETS and a new...

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Paul Simon Returns With New Musical

28th January 2005

PAUL SIMON's music is back on stage in a new Florida musical, seven years after the singer/songwriter's last theatrical venture was a flop on Broadway, New York. THE SOUNDS OF SIMON, which features SIMON...

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Ruben Blades Named As Tourism Minister For Panama

15th August 2004

Panamanian salsa star RUBEN BLADES has been named as his native country's new tourism minister. Blades, who failed in a presidential bid a decade ago, is a personal friend of president-elect MARTIN TORRIJOS and...

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Hayek Takes Directorial Bow In New Movie

16th July 2003

Hollywood actress SALMA HAYEK only decided to work on her upcoming TV movie THE MALDONADO MIRACLE because she couldn't find anything better to do. The stunning FRIDA star makes her directing debut on the...

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Ruben Quits Hollywood For Panama Law

14th July 2003

Movie star RUBEN BLADES is giving up acting to return to his native Panama and become a lawyer. The 55-year-old MO' BETTER BLUES and PREDATOR 2 star earned two law degrees in Panama 30...

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