Denver Film Society hosts Edward James Olmos, Richard Montoya, Nicholas Gonzalez for “Water & Power” opening night

The Denver Film Society / CineLatino

    The Denver Film Society (DFS) is proud to announce special guests Edward James Olmos (Producer), Richard Montoya (Director) and Nicholas Gonzalez (The Purge: Anarchy, Sleepy Hollow, Grimm) will attend CineLatino on behalf of the Opening Night film Water & Power on September 25. The film, a Sundance Lab Project and official selection of the LA Latino Film Festival and San Diego Latino Film Festival, revolves around twin brothers nicknamed "Water" and "Power (Gonzalez)" from the hard
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Obama Cabinet member to announce SBA PRIME Grants in NYC

SBA LOGO (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Small Business Administration)

    On Monday, September 15th, U.S. Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, a Member of President Obama's Cabinet will be in New York City to announce SBA PRIME Grants across the country, including 16 states and the District of Columbia. She will be joined by the House Small Business Committee Ranking Member, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez. PRIME grants are intended to help qualified community-based organizations provide training to small businesses with five or fewer employees
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Día de Los Muertos comes to Coachella

The inaugural event, whose tagline is "honor the dead…celebrate the living," will also include large art installations in key locations throughout the park. (PRNewsFoto/Rodri/Luz Entertainment)

    Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, a long standing Latino holiday with indigenous roots dating back to Aztec times, has taken its place in mainstream culture boasting festivities worldwide. Though traditions may slightly differ among cultures, the holiday (typically taking place from Oct. 31-Nov. 2) commemorates the dead and brings families together in enjoyment of life. In keeping with this celebrated tradition, Luz Entertainment in conjunction with the City of Coachella are proud to
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ABC News and Univision presidents to discuss impact of Hispanic millennials at Hispanic Television Summit

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  James Goldston, President of ABC News, will join Isaac Lee, CEO of Fusion and President of Univision News, for a lively discussion about the growing impact of Hispanic millennials on the television industry during the 12th Annual Hispanic Television Summit on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The interview will be moderated by Alicia Menendez, host of Alicia Menendez Tonight, an irreverent weeknight news program on Fusion. The Hispanic Television Summit is recognized
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Georgia Latino Film Festival kicks off third year with influencer red carpet event

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    To ensure that Latino filmmakers have a platform  to network, grow  and promote their work, Jose Marquez, CEO of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA), and Lance Robertson, CEO of the Black Latino Council, created  the Georgia Latino Film Festival during Hispanic Heritage Month in 2011. “Now in our third year our footprint has expanded exponentially,” says Marquez. “We have film submissions from all over the country, Mexico, Columbia, Puerto Rico,
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Lynda Lopez to speak about Hispanic television’s role in immigration discussion

Lynda Lopez, Hispanic TV Summit Web site (

    Lynda Lopez, news anchor, reporter and television producer, will discuss the role that Hispanic television can play in showing the human face of immigration and other issues facing Latinos. Ms. Lopez will be joined by Paul Cuadros, the journalist-turned-soccer coach and the inspiration for NUVOtv's soccer-themed documentary series, "Los Jets" at the 12th Annual Hispanic Television Summit on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. This annual event is recognized as
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LATINAS THINK BIG announces Google as title sponsor of innovation summit


    LATINAS THINK BIG today announced the sponsors for their inaugural LATINAS THINK BIG™ Innovation Summit. The event's title sponsor is Google, and will take place at Google's headquarters on October 3rd. Google will also livestream the event on Google+ Hangouts on Air, so people can attend virtually. Co-sponsoring the event are Wells Fargo, Ford, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Farmers Insurance, Boden PR, and the Ivy League Project. According to the LATINAS THINK BIG Web site, the summit
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PRSA Miami to hold roundtable discussion with Ana Veciana-Suarez


  The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Miami Chapter will host a roundtable discussion with author and columnist Ana Veciana-Suarez on September 9th at 9:00 a.m. in Coral Gables, Florida. Ana Veciana-Suarez is a syndicated columnist and feature writer for The Miami Herald, and the author of several books.Her books include Flight to Freedom, a young adult novel, and Birthday Parties in Heaven: Thoughts on Life, Love, Grief, and Other Matters of the Heart, a collection of essays. Her previous
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Boatbuilders’ conference will host session on engaging Hispanic community


    Targeting and engaging new or underserved audiences, including the Hispanic community, will be the main topic at a special session of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 1. The session is sponsored by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, which has a well-established Hispanic outreach campaign, and co-sponsored by Soundings Trade Only. “According to RBFF, the growing Hispanic community will comprise 20 percent of the
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