Monday, October 2, 2017

Prime Latino Media Salón (October 2017) - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: It Takes A Village

NYC monthly series for independent Latino multimedia-makers,
actors & musicians
@ The Green Room in New World Stages 

Join us at
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 • 7-10:30pm
“A support network to advocate, promote & advance independent mainstream & bilingual Latino projects in English & Spanish”

More than ever we need to get together as we support from Puerto Rico to Mexico. This defines us as a community of Latino multimedia-makers, actors & musicians. This is the year of “Latinos Unidos!” And these interviews embody individuals doing for our Latino community: whether it’s self-funding a film festival, pioneering theater from the Bronx to Manhattan and investing in the musical education of our youth. Join us as we feature proven & inspirational storytellers and partake in networking, conversation and drinks within our community in 2017 of “Latinos Unidos!”

7-8pm: Networking
8-9pm: TÍO LOUIE Reporta: Interviews Filmmaker & Artistic Theater Director
9-9:30pm: Musical Interview & live performance, “Salón Unplugged”
9:30-10:30pm: Networking

  Moderator: TIO LOUIE/Louis E. Perego Moreno, Founder/Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón & President, Skyline Features
     Interview #1/Multimedia-maker: Danny Hastings, filmmaker in his own right, Producer in NY of Official Latino Short Film Festival, Oct. 6-8, 2017.
     Interview #2/Actor: Rosalba Rolón; actor, director, and playwright. Founder of Pregones Theater newly merged with Puerto Rican Traveling Theater.
     Interview #3/Music: Arturo O’Farrill, born in Mexico & raised in NYC, he is a Grammy award-winning Afro Latin jazz pianist, composer and educator.


Location:  Green Room, New World Stages, 340 W. 50th Street (bet. 8th & 9th aves.), NYC
PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón November 2017 with NY Women in Film & TV
Danny Hastings @dannyhastings & @officiallatino
Born in Sacramento to Panamanian and Mexican parents, he is director, editor, photographer, actor, writer with over 20 years experience. Hastings has directed major label artists’ music videos, experiencing over 1 billion YouTube hits and shooting over 150 album covers. He directed, wrote, produced and acted in the comedy, The Love Potion. Danny founded The Official Latino Short Film Festival, showcasing over 128 short films written, directed and produced by U.S. Latino filmmakers from all over the USA, eight international films and 10 from the US Diverse Community. This year’s theme is Guerrilla Filmmaking, taking place from 10/06-08th at LATEA Theater. Interview:


Rosalba Rolón    @rosalbarolon &        @pregonesprttArtistic Director of Pregones /Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, with venues in the Bronx and the Broadway District. She is a seasoned actor, director, and dramaturg specializing in adaptations through ensemble work for musical theater and plays. Some of her work includes Dancing In My Cockroach Killers, The Red Rose, Flybabies and Harlem Hellfigthers On A Latin Beat. National collaborations include Betsy-with Appalshop’s Roadside Theater/KY and Brides-with fellow actors in Belgium and the Slovak Republic. Recently showcased an explosive production of, I Like It Like That – A Musical to raving reviews. She is an appointed member of the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee, working towards the 2017 NYC Cultural Plan.

Interview #3: MUSICIAN

Arturo O’Farrill

A five-time Grammy award-winner, he is a pianist, composer, and educator. He began with the Carla Bley Big Band then went on to develop as a solo performer with artists ranging from Dizzy Gillespie to Wynton Marsalis. He directed the band that preserved his father’s music, the Chico O’Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra and traveled with them to Cuba, returning his father’s musicians to his homeland for performances at the Havana International Jazz Festival. Arturo’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra continues the tradition every Sunday night at Birdland. He founded the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, a not-for-profit devoted to performance, education & preservation of Afro Latin music.

Host/Moderator: PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón
Louis E. Perego Moreno/@TioLouie
Founder & Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA, the largest network on the East Coast of independent Latino multimedia-makers, actors and musicians in bilingual Latino and mainstream media, digital and entertainment. A Social Impact Producer and Educator who for 36 years owns Skyline Features, a bilingual (English/Spanish) multimedia and educational production company developing documentaries, television programming and advertising commercials.

FACEBOOK Group: Prime Latino Media
Twitter: @PLMSalon
Vimeo: TioLouie
Join the following Professional Networking Group:

·      Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)

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