HOLA Awards 2016 Honorees Announced!

Yesterday I joined A.B. Lugo, Inma Heredia, Monica Delgado and George Riverón to announce the recipients of the 2016 HOLA Awards.  Honorees include Hamilton’s Javier Muñoz, comedian Víctor Cruz, journalist Sunni Hostin, actor Modesto Lacén, and more.  Don’t miss the awards ceremony on Wed. November 2nd!  For tickets and information, visit hellohola.org.  For the full list of honorees click here.  For more photos of yesterday’s event, held at Repertorio Español, click here.

2016 HOLA Awards Honorees and Awardees Announcement

L-R: George Riverón, Javier E. Gómez, Inme Heredia, A.B. Lugo, Monica Delgado, at Repertorio Español. Photo by Anthony Ruiz.

Actors Fund Workshop: How to use writing skills to make extra $$

Join me and other guests panelists on June 16th, 2016, 5:30 to 7:00pm, in NYC, for a free workshop for actors and all professionals in entertainment, interested in using their writing skills to make parallel income in public relations, social media, fundraising, marketing and other writing-based fields.  Sponsored by the Actors Fund’s Actors Work Program.  I thank the Actor’s Fund for this humbling opportunity to share my experiences as a working actor/producer with an award-winning career as a writer.  For more information about the event and the Actors Fund’s fantastic programs, click here. 

“Enfoque” on Telemundo NY

Check out “Enfoque”, Telemundo NY’s Public Affairs program on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, 11:30am, for a great discussion about the upcoming National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2016.  Hear about the honorees and all the details for the big celebration scheduled for June 12th on Fifth Avenue.  Gracias Allan VillafañaTelemundo 47 and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, for this exciting opportunity!  Can’t wait for Sunday June 12th on La Quinta Avenida.

L-R: Program host Allan Villafaña, Javier E. Gomez and Louis Maldonado (Board Member, National Puerto Rican Day Parade).

L-R: “Enfoque” host and Telemundo Morning News Anchor Allan Villafaña, Javier E. Gomez (as Spokesperson for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade) and Louis Maldonado (Board Member, National Puerto Rican Day Parade).

So happy to see the screen welcoming Louis Maldonado and I to Telemundo Studios in New York. For 20 years now, the Telemundo NY team has treated me like family. I love you guys!

So happy and proud to see the screen in the lobby at Telemundo NY studios, welcoming Louis Maldonado and I.  For more than 20 years, Telemundo NY has been very dear to my heart.  So great to visit the studio once more, and see so many respected colleagues and loved ones!

Interview on ESPN Deportes 1050AM

Check out my interview with legendary NYC Latin radio icon Malín Falú on ESPN Deportes 1050AM.  Very insightful conversation about New York City & State Community, Media, Government, Cultura and Politics.  Airing Sunday, March 13, 2016, 6am, at 1050 AM or by clicking here.  In Spanish.   ///  Chequea mi entrevista con la legendaria locutora radial Malín Falú en el programa de asuntos comunitarios de ESPN Deportes 1050AM.  Escúchalo el domingo 13 de marzo del 2016, por el cuadrante o en internet cliqueando aquí.  Such an honor to be interviewed by one of my inspirations!  ///  ¡Un orgullo ser entrevistado por una de mis inspiraciones!

Javier E. Gómez and Malín Falú at ESPN Deportes 1050AM Studios, in New York City.

Javier E. Gómez and Malín Falú at ESPN Deportes 1050AM Studios, in New York City.


A Photo Peak of the 2015 HOLA Awards!

Check the photos of the 2015 HOLA Awards in NYC, that I co-hosted with Monica Steuer!  Award winners included Benicio del Toro, Selenys Leyva, Alexander Dinelaris, Dascha Polanco, and many more!  Congratulations to all the nominees and honorees, and thank you to the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), for this humbling opportunity to co-host the evening’s program.

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To view more pictures of the entire ceremony and reception, visit HOLA’s Facebook Page.

For information about HOLA’s programming and memberships, check out www.hellohola.org.

Tonight I’m Co-Hosting 2015 HOLA Awards!

Check out the HOLA Awards tonight, co-hosted by yours truly and Monica Steuer, honoring Benicio del Toro, Selenis Leyva, Dasha Polanco, Andy Garcia, Andrea Navedo, Liza Colon-Zayas, and others.  Thank you, Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), for your remarkable work year-round for Latino actors across the country!  http://elblogdehola.blogspot.com/2015/10/meet-masters-of-ceremonies-of-2015-hola.html

Thank You! / ¡Gracias!…

…for a fantastic run of David Mamet’s “Speed-the-Plow” (Jala-la-Pala) in San Juan!  It was a remarkable experience.  Click here to check out the full gallery of photos published by BroadwayWorld (A few photo samples are below).  Thank you Luis Salgado (our awesome Director!), Josean Ortíz at Corralón de San José, fellow actors Éric-Dominique Pérez and Emmanuelle Bordas, and everyone who worked on this project.  And gracias to the amazing audiences, and the proud production partners!

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Actors Fund Work Program Panel: Writing Work

Today, June 18th, 2015, from 5:30 to 7:00pm, I will appear as a panelist in “Writing Work: Social Media, Marketing, Public Relations, Fundraising, Etc.”, a panel discussion focused on how actors can use their writing skills for create rewarding work, and extra income, plus how does writing and work in communications, can fit an actor’s overall career plans.  The event will take place at AFM Local 802.  Free admission and no RSVP necessary.  Just show up!  Also appearing are Matthew Wexler and Lorraine Goodman.  Presented by the Actors Fund Work Program.  For more information about the event, click here!


Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) Open Mic, April 27th!

This Monday, April 27th, I will be singing one song at the Broadway Artists Connection’s (BAC) Open Mic & Mingle Celebration at the Metropolitan Room.  Join me, and a group of other emerging and established Broadway artists, for a fun night hosted by Peter Gregus (“Jersey Boys”).  Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 6:30.  Tickets are $15, plus 2 drink minimum.  For information and reservations, click here.BAC Open Mic and Mingle