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    Eddie Gomez Performing March 4th in L.A

    Eddie Gomez will be performing Tuesday in L.A.  Check him out!  More info on Eddie's performance below!

    Event:
    when: Tuesday, March 4th at 8PM
    Where: The Hotel Cafe,  1623 1 /2 North Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
    Who: Eddie Gomez
    What: Intimate performance by Eddie Gomez (genre: Soul pop)
    cost: $10
     
    Eddie debut single and Music Video: (Someday)
     
     
    Bio:
    Eddie Gomez is an emerging Latino singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon who currently resides in Los Angeles. His soulful roots mixed with contemporary elements of modern music have helped Eddie to refine his distinct sound. Music, entertainment and performing are in his blood, having parents who travelled throughout the country as paid folkloric dancers. Eddie has performed throughout Los Angeles, appearing at the world-famous Roxy Theatre on the Sunset Strip, The Mint, and 5 Towers Stage at Universal City Walk, to name a few. He has appeared on the Today Show With Hoda and Kathy Lee, El Cofi Breik, MundoFox, and several other national and local programs.

    Recent Buzz:

    Perez HiltonListen To This: Don't Cry For Him! - Eddie Gomez is making some really good tunes! It's the blues! With some rock! If you like Nikka Costa, Lenny Kravitz or even En Vogue, then we really think you will dig this!

    Pigeons & PlanesEDDIE GOMEZ – “SOMEDAY” - …bluesy stomp of The Black Keys blended with a little less noise - it's slightly more polite, but that's what makes Eddie capable of more than just dusty, gritty, bluesy rock.

    Kings of A&R: Kings of A&R Picks | Eddie Gomez - Eddie Gomez has become a Kings favorite.

    Oregon Music News: Video of the day: Eddie Gomez – ‘Someday’,

    Teens Wanna Know:Eddie Gomez EP to Benefit Anti-Bullying Cause,

    ArjanWritesHot New Talent Alert: Listen to Eddie Gomez 'Someday'

    Posted in Cultura by on February 28, 2014

    Jovanny Venegas Stars In Novela Educativa: Premiering At East LA College Reception To Inspire Latino Students

    Actor, host, producer Jovanny Venegas stars in the latest Novela Educativa Cultivando Raíces which is set to premiere on Thursday November 14, 2013 at East Los Angeles College.

    The film will premiere during the schools Mixing Arts & Science Technology As A Media Art program, sponsored by the US Department of Education, ELAC, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, LOFT and MESA.

    The film is set to inspire and educate Latino students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) career fields as ELAC reported that those fields in the past ten years have grown at three times the pace of non-STEM jobs, and are projected to continue growing at this pace through the next decade. Meanwhile the college also reported that the field is under-represented by the Hispanic, African American, and women populations.

    In the film Jovanny portrays the role of Ozziel "Ozzie" Garcia, a ELAC student pursuing an Engineering degree struggling to convince his father the importance of a college education. In the film Ozzie's father is very reluctant to him attending college, and rather have his son continue working at his construction company.

    egarding the participation in his second Novela Educativa Jovanny said "I'm very honored to be part of a film that will inspire students to pursue careers that are underrepresented by minorities. Being a college graduate I know the importance of an education as it has prepared me for many aspects in my entertainment career along with life in general."

    At the reception the Keynote speaker will be Scott Stokdyk who is an Academy Award-winner for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for his ground-breaking work on SPIDER-MAN 2 and three-time Oscar nominee, is a visual effects supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks who recently completed supervising the visual effects on Disney’s OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL.

    Commissioner for the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions, and the Chairman of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and founder of its Leaders On Fast Track (LOFT) Innovation initiative to increase the proportion of under-represented minorities in the technology sector and innovation fields Emanuel Pleitez is the guest speaker.

    Jovanny Venegas, Ariana Sanchez and other Cultivando Raíces actors are set to be in attendance at the event which is free and open to the public, with a reception following immediately.

    Event information is below:

    EAST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE
    1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez - Monterey Park, CA 91754
    Recital Hall - S2
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

    This event is free and open to the public. Space is available on a first-come first serve basis. Free parking in Parking Structure P4.

    About Jovanny:
    Jovanny's current work includes playing the club DJ in the Kevin Hart comedy About Last Night (2014). He Co-stars in the Diego Luna supported film The Good Kind (2014). Portraying a record label intern on the FUSE TV series The Hustle. Also working alongside acclaimed Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo in the Jules Stewart directed (Twilight Star Kristen Stewart's mom) film K-11. And staying busy with his at-risk student scholarship program The Look At Me Now Foundation.

    Posted in Cultura by on November 14, 2013

    Teddy Bear Den to Open in Ogden, Utah to Help Pregnant Women in Both Spanish & English

    OGDEN, Utah – Low-income, pregnant women in the Weber County area soon will have a new service when the March of Dimes Teddy Bear Den opens Nov. 13. The public is invited to the grand opening from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Midtown Community Health Center (2240 Adams Ave., Ogden) where they are encouraged to bring a new baby item to help stock the shelves of the den.

    The March of Dimes Utah Chapter has partnered with Weber State University’s Professional Business Leaders (PBL) Chapter to bring the service to Weber County area residents in hopes that one day all babies will be born healthy.

    “We are excited to partner with the WSU PBL Chapter to open the second Teddy Bear Den outside of Salt Lake City,” said Julie Drake, director of program services for the March of Dimes Utah Chapter. “The WSU PBL Chapter saw the need to help pregnant and mothering women in their community and wanted to improve the health of babies.”

    The Teddy Bear Den, a March of Dimes community-based prenatal health program, is designed to promote healthy behaviors during pregnancy. Teddy Bear Den clients earn points toward incentives, such as diapers and baby clothes, by attending prenatal care appointments, making healthy lifestyle choices during pregnancy, participating in prenatal education classes, keeping well-baby appointments and signing up for appropriate social services. The mothers can then redeem those points at the Teddy Bear Den.

    Weber State student members of the PBL Chapter have worked for more than a year to bring the program to Northern Utah. “This project has given students an opportunity to work more closely with area high schools and businesses in the community to gain their support,” said Laura Anderson, WSU PBL advisor. “What I love most about this project are the many ways people can contribute to the Teddy Bear Den.”

    Students in the nursing program as well as Spanish majors collaborated with the PBL members to work with the Midtown Community Health Center to address the needs of its clients.

    Each group of students has responsibilities related to areas of study: PBL students contacted area businesses for donations, wrote grants and coordinated logistics. Nursing students will work at the Teddy Bear Den and interact with clients. Spanish majors are translating promotional materials and providing translation for Spanish-speaking clients at the den. At least six Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapters in area high schools are collecting items for the den. High school students are holding community baby showers, diaper drives and fund-raisers. Students at Northridge High have been strong supporters of the project, and proceeds of their annual “Mr. Northridge” pageant will purchase material for baby blankets.

    Women can participate in the program throughout their pregnancy and continue until their babies are 1 year old. Women enroll in the program through their healthcare provider and referring agencies, such as Weber-Morgan Health Department and Women Infants and Children offices.

    Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter of a million middle school, high school and college students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The organization also has a professional division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators and parents who support the goals of the association. The mission of FBLA-PBL is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career-development programs.

    Posted in Cultura by on November 08, 2013

    Presented During Hispanic Heritage Month, Cervantes Outstanding Educator Award Given to Daphne Dominique

    (HISPANIC.COM) Miami, FL…November 4, 2013: Daphne Dominique, Archbishop Curley Notre Dame 6 to 12 Prep’s Assistant to the Principal and Choral Director has won the Cervantes Outstanding Educator Award.  Presented each year during Hispanic Heritage Month, the award helps pay special tribute to those members of the Miami-Dade County Schools who have made significant contributions to promoting excellence in the education of the area’s Hispanic Students. 

    The awardees were honored at the 16th Annual Cervantes Outstanding Educator Award Ceremony on October 23, 2013 at the Hilton Miami Airport. This event is hosted each year by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fischler School of Education and Human Services and its Hispanic Advisory Board.

    Daphne Dominique was born in Haiti and came to the United States in 1988.   She and her husband have raised their family in Miami and both of their children graduated from Archbishop Curley Notre Dame Prep. Since the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she has assisted her sister with caring for 2 nephews and niece who relocated to Miami – two attend and one graduated from ACND.   She has worked at ACND as the Assistant to the Principal for 5 years ago.

    “Mrs. Dominique has grown to be much more than an employee and has become a part of the very fabric of what ACND is all about – Family,” commented Douglas Romanik, ACND Principal.  “She has served the multicultural families of ACND well over the years through the direction of our choral group the Knightingales, producing numerous dramatic and musical shows each year, and being a mentor to all students who encounter her goodwill and smiling face.   Mrs. Dominique most importantly serves as ACND’s liaison with the Step Up For Students program guiding families through the process so that they can afford a Catholic education.”

    Archbishop Curley Notre Dame 6 to 12 Prep offers Spanish for native speakers and non-speaking students as well as an Advance Placement college credit course.   ACND strives to instill in their students an appreciation and respect for other cultures while giving them a firm grasp in communicative skills that will serve them in real-life situations.

    More information about ACND’s programs can be found at www.acnd.net.

    Posted in Cultura by on November 06, 2013

    11/6 Wisdom Entertainment Seeking Bilingual Singer to Finish a Girl Band in NYC

    Wisdom Entertainment is seeking a singer to finish a girl band. Wisdom Entertainment is looking for someone who can sing lead, in both English & Spanish, harmonize dance & perform.

    Auditions 11/6/13
    in NYC.  

    Email at 
    Vementertainment@gmail.com for more info!
    Visit http://www.wisdomentertainment.co/
    to learn more

    Posted in Cultura by on October 30, 2013
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