Thrilled to have received el El Diario/La Prensa’s “El Award” 2016 to the most influential Latino men in NYC, along with the likes of soccer superstar David Villa and other luminaries. Gracias for this humbling and inspiring honor! Check out El Diario’s special supplement featuring profile stories about all the honorees – on newsstands on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016!
Thank you Harlem Community Radio – WHCR 90.3 FM in New York, for a fantastic interview analyzing the Puerto Rico economic crisis. It was a joy to share my impressions and knowledge about this very serious crisis, for a special edition of the Harlem Beat news and talk program. Thanks to WHCR General Manager and my fellow Journalism School Graduate Prof. Angela Harden, and the students in her Fall 2016 Radio Journalism Class at CCNY, for such a fantastic welcome and insightful, extremely intelligent conversation about issues that matter. For more information about WHCR 90.3 FM’s programming, check out whcr.org.
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.
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.
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 Villafaña, Telemundo 47 and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, for this exciting opportunity! Can’t wait for Sunday June 12th on La Quinta Avenida.
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!
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.
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.
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
…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!
I’ve started rehearsals for the new Spanish-language production of David Mamet’s “Speed-the-Plow” (Jala-la-Pala), directed by Luis Salgado. Click here to check out the BroadwayWorld article.