Spoiler warning: Spoilers ahead for Selena: The Series.In Part Two of Selena: The Series, one legend and one legend-to-be meet.The first part, which follows the Tejano singer's life, focused a lot on Los Dinos, a band of family and friends who sang as Selena Quintanilla-Perez's backup.
Selena: The Series Part 2 premieres on Netflix today, giving fans the second chapter in Selena Quintanilla-Perez’s life story.When Selena: The Series Part 1 debuted in December 2020, it revealed just how much the singer’s family factored into her life — almost too much so.
EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO) – The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library will host local poet César L. de León to celebrate National Poetry Month.De León will promote his work and talent, including his poetry anthology Dreaming: A tribute to Selena Quintanilla-Perez.The event will take place on Thursday, April 22 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library.
Today we remember and celebrate what would the 50th birthday of the Queen of Cumbia and Tejano music, Selena Quintanilla Perez!For those of those who had to opportunity to see her perform in Victoria, know that she was electric on stage.Thanks to Victoria resident, Raquel Vasquez, we have this action shot of her performing at the Riverside Convention Center back in 1993.
"Everyone who is an icon in American pop culture today often claims Selena as an icon," says Jaime Dávila, director for "Selena: The Series." Selena fans celebrate on what would have been her 50th birthday Selena Quintanilla Perez, known simply as Selena, would have turned 50 years old Friday. Fans are celebrating the late Grammy-winning singer's life on what would have been a milestone birthday. From college courses on her legacy to fan groups, people continue to enjoy her songs and have streamed her music
Selena, the Queen of Tejano, would have turned 50 today. A San Antonio photographer is sharing his memories on the national stage. SAN ANTONIO — On the 50th anniversary of Selena’s birth, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has acquired a trove of photos of the woman known as the queen of Tejano. “Everywhere you go you see murals painted on the side of buildings. You go into any kind of venue; any kind of club and they’re playing her music,” said photographer Al Rendon, remarking
EMBED More Videos Remembering Selena's legacy as fans pay tribute on her birthday On April 16, 2021, Selena would have been 50 years old. (KABC) -- Selena Quintanilla-Perez, known as the Queen of Tejano is an icon. She lead the way with Spanish language crossover music, and brought that music to a whole new audience. On what would be her fiftieth birthday, fans are honoring her. "I think it's a big celebration. Not just for her but for fans around the world because it gives us a lot of thoughts on what could
Fans and friends muse on where Selena would be today. Happy birthday, Selena. She was just 23 years old when she was killed -- a young, vibrant woman with the world at her bright red fingertips. It's It's almost impossible to imagine her in any other way. Remembering Selena: Vintage photos of Selena throughout her career What would Selena be doing today? Still making music? Showing her designs at New York Fashion Week? Popping up as a giant ladybug on "The Masked Singer" or a coach on "The Voice?" It's a tough
Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by fans ????????????????????????????????????????? Show Caption Hide Caption VICTORIA, Texas – Selena Quintanilla-Perez, known as Selena, would have turned 50 years old on Friday, April 16, also known as “Selena Day.” The Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by her fans, especially on what would have been a milestone birthday. People continue to honor the late Grammy-winning singer’s life by enjoying and streaming her music on several
"Everyone who is an icon in American pop culture today often claims Selena as an icon," says Jaime Dávila, director for "Selena: The Series" Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Selena Quintanilla Perez, known simply as Selena, would have turned 50 years old Friday. Fans are celebrating the late Grammy-winning singer's life on what would have been a milestone birthday. From college courses on her legacy to fan groups, people continue to enjoy her songs and have streamed her music over 213 million times on Spotify this
A national treasure. Literally. 1of3 This image by San Antonio photographer Al Rendon is now part of the Smithsonian.Show MoreShow Less 2of3 Selena's iconic leather jacket was donated to the Smithsonian by her family in 1998.Show MoreShow Less Eighteen photographs of Selena Quintanilla-Perez have been acquired by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The Washington, D.C.-based institution announced the news on April 16, what would have been the singer's 50th birthday. The photos, all of which
The singer was tragically killed on March 31, 1995, just days before her 24th birthday, but is still celebrated and honored more than 20 years later. SAN ANTONIO — The Queen of Tejano and famed South Texas singer, Selena Quintanilla Perez, would have turned 50 on Friday. The singer was tragically killed on March 31, 1995, just days before her 24th birthday, but is still celebrated and honored more than 20 years later. There are several events happening around San Antonio to commemorate the occasion. And don't
Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez. She would have turned 50 today. Selena would have turned 50 today. When she was shot to death on March 31, 1995, she was only 23. I clearly remember when I heard the news. About a month shy of my 15th birthday, I was at a football game, walking around with friends the way teenagers do, and someone called out: “Selena was shot!” The grim news traveled fast, even in Mathis. Just a short drive away, Selena’s killer, Yolanda Saldívar, was in a long standoff with police
April 15 (UPI) -- In the "Selena, The Series Part 2," official trailer Netflix released Thursday, a reporter asks rising Tejano music star Selena how she wants to be remembered.The story is based on the life of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a singer who was so popular she became known as the "Queen of Tejano" music, and whose posthumous crossover album Dreaming of You, became the No.
Karen Brooks was three months into her new job as the night cops reporter, when she stopped by the Caller-Times newsroom earlier than the start of her usual 2-11 p.m. shift.The newsroom was chaotic -- unusual for a Friday afternoon.
She was just 23 years old when she was shot to death in Corpus Christi.AUSTIN, Texas — Selena Quintanilla-Perez was just Selena to the millions who adored her, her music and what she represented to many Latinos in the U.S.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez passed this day in 1995.However, her influence is as strong as ever.In the past couple of years, Telemundo’s El Secreto de Selena and Netflix’s Selena, the series introduced her story and music to a new generation.
Selena may be gone, but she’s not forgotten.And neither are two other famous women who met similar fates.Today marks 26 years since Selena Quintanilla-Perez passed away, and Chris Perez is speaking out.