Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach Jazz Festival

Long Beach- Rainbow Lagoon was transformed into a jazz oasis this past weekend. The 32nd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival began Friday, August 9-Sunday, August 11, 2019. Attendees enjoyed three days of music, food and health awareness. The Heath and Awareness Pavilion featured inspirational and expert wellness speakers, treatment centers, vendors, healthy food sampling stations.

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FROM HUNGARY TO HOLLYWOOD The Story of a Revolutionary Film

FROM HUNGARY TO HOLLYWOOD

Klaudia Kovacs is a multi-award winning, Hungarian-American Film and Theater Director who works in Hollywood. At the age of 19, she arrived in the United States alone, not speaking English, and with only $200 in her pocket. Today—after directing Oscar “Best Documentary” competitor and eight-time award winner Torn from the Flag, accepting an invitation to present her film to the United States Congress, and being declared “the most successful Hungarian documentary” by the press—she has 35 awards to show for her hard work.

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“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

“MY FATHER BELIZE” FILM TO PREMIERE AT HOLLYSHORTS

HOLLYWOOD – Son of Oakland Productions, 68th & Star Productions, and Luna Ray Films are set to world premiere a new short film, My Father Belize, at the HollyShorts Film Festival in Hollywood California. Leon Lozano (Something Is Killing Tate) directed the film, which shot on location in Belize Central America, featuring a majority Belizean cast and crew.

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Grammy Winner Omar Akram’s Highly Anticipated Album “Destiny” Set for August 9 Release

Grammy Winner Omar Akram’s Highly Anticipated Album “Destiny” Set for August 9 Release

Co-produced by Afanasieff, “Destiny” features an eighty-piece symphony orchestra conducted by Shardad Rohani (Yanni: Live at the Acropolis). Akram has assembled some of the industry’s best musicians and arrangers, including Steve Olive, ( guitar, bass and arrangement), Ramon Stagnaro (guitar), Joel Taylor, (drums), Navid Kandelousi (violin) and Ramon Yslas (percussion). The album was mixed by four-time Grammy winner Dave Reitzas at the iconic Westlake Studios in Hollywood. The album cover was designed by award-winning photographic artist Glen Wexler.

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