From My View as Host: San Diego Latino Film Festival

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Photo by Amanda San Martin

This year, the San Diego Latino Film Festival celebrated its 25th Anniversary! This is very impressive! The Festival started as a student film festival and grew into what it is today, an eleven day film festival, with more than 160 films, 20,000 plus attendees, the Sabor Latino – Food, Beer & Wine Festival, plus lots of events, red carpets, parties, press conferences, and of course the participation of many filmmakers and celebrities! It has become one of the largest film festival’s in the country! It is one of the largest Latino entertainment events in the nation! I have been hosting the Festival for four years. The first year, I Continue reading

Ever Wonder What a Gala is like? Join Us at 25th Awards Gala & Concert

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I will never forget the first gala I went to in San Diego. I was about 23 years old and was a volunteer for the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Through my volunteer work at the Chamber’s events, I became friends with the organization’s Manager. We have remained good friends to this day. One day, she invited me to a dinner. I had no idea who we would be seating with or how nice the event would be. It was an event in a high rise hotel in La Jolla. We were seated at the Continue reading

San Diego Latino Film Festival Media Kick-off Party

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Before I was the Host of the San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF), I was a media sponsor of the Festival for about eight years through my position as Community Outreach & Publicity Manager at ABC10 and Azteca San Diego 15 television stations. Even before my position at the television stations, I was a supporter of the SDLFF through a Continue reading

Primavera Fashion Show & SD Latino Film Festival Premio Corazón Ceremony

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As part of the San Diego Latino Film Festival’s events, Fashion Valley hosts a runway show. This year’s Primavera Fashion Show will be held tomorrow, Friday, March 24,
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San Diego Latino Film Festival Media Kick-Off Party

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The San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) is in full swing at Fashion Valley shopping center this week! I am honored to be the Festival Host & Ambassador! It’s been fun…and lots of work, which is why I haven’t been able to post as often as usual lately. Between the Festival and preparing for our baby’s arrival (I am Continue reading

Jingle Fest at Westfield Plaza Bonita this Saturday – FREE Family Fun

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Let’s start the Holiday celebrations! Join us at JINGLE FEST this Saturday, December 12, from 1:00pm- 5:00pm, at Westfield Plaza Bonita! It’s a FREE event for the entire family! I am looking forward to co-emceeing the event with radio dj Mario Alberto, from Pulsar 107.3. There will be a FREE surprise gift for Continue reading

Join Us at Fall Fest at Westfield Plaza Bonita: Free Family Fun & Fall Fashion Shows

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For more than eight years, I have been volunteering as emcee at events at Westfield Plaza Bonita and Westfield Mission Valley. The events are always fun and free to the public! There is also a charity cause linked to the events. This Saturday, October 24, I am looking forward to co-emceeing the Fall Fest at Westfield Plaza Bonita, along with radio personality Continue reading