Sam Sarpong & Vanessa Curry hosted Hearts for Hope Luncheon & Fashion Show benefiting Union Rescue Mission
Nestle awarded Service Award at the Hearts for Hope Luncheon & Fashion Show 2013.
On February 9, 2013, the Hearts for Hope Fashion Show & Luncheon was held at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village located at 2 Dole Dr, Westlake Village, CA 91362 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This grand event was held to benefit the “Union Rescue Mission’s Hope Gardens Family Center.
With all the supporters who came out to contribute, this will help women and children. Hope Garden’s Family Center is a transitional living and permanent housing facility designed for women and children. The facility provides a comprehensive program to help self-empowered independent living in 12-36 months. At the end of the program, the goal is for head of household to have a stable income and move in a home on their own. It is a great program that helps the women and children in need to get back on their feet. With monies raised, the center can continue to assists those who are in the program.
The event started at 10:00 a.m., featuring a photo area for guest to have their picture taken, silent auction, celebrities interviews, fashion show, and vendors displaying their products for guests to bid on the silent auction. Many companies contributed items to be auctioned off at the event to help support this great organization.
Many contributors were able to select from goods such as wine, baskets full of goodies, hotel stays, airline trips, hotel resorts stay, autograph items such as a baseball, and purses. Also a various vendors displayed their goods to be purchased. Selections such as jewelry, wine, dresses, blouses, and glass ware were many to choose from and take home.
Once the silent auction ended, people started to head towards the ball room to be seated for lunch. The Mistress and Master of Ceremony Vanessa Curry who is a solo artist and professional dancer, and Sam Sarpong who is an actor, supermodel, host, singer and an entertainer were introduced.
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Nestle, named one of the most admired food companies who provides quality brands and products from nutritious meals and baking traditions made delicious was honored with the “Heart for Service Award Honoree”. Also, Bente Christensen and the Get’ Er Done Team was also awarded the “Hearts for Service Award Honoree”. Bente is a TV Production Designer who has worked on a variety of TV shows. The “Get Er’ Done” team is a group of the Bente’s family, friends, and professional associates that makes a difference n the lives of the women and children that live at the Hope Gardens’.
“Rebecca Taylor” and “VINCE” designers had models walk the runway to show some of their spring collection. Rebecca’s designs were natural colors ranging from blue, brown and white dresses and short pants. Cool material was a best fit for her spring collection. A little sparkle added made it look dressy for a special event. “VINCE” cool blazer jackets and casual pants made the male models look chic and ready to hit the town. Jeans never go out of style, so just adding a jacket or blazer makes an outfit look stylist, and can be worn anywhere and anytime.
Overall, the committee, Board of Directors, staff, and contributors were pleased that many funds were raised today to help in continuing the programs at the “Union Rescue Mission’s Hope Gardens Family Center”. If you would like to contribute, please feel free to go to their website at www.urm.org. Make a difference and give to those in need.
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Ivette Saucedo Ms Spain crowned “Queen of the Universe 2013” and Golsa Sarabi Ms Iran Wins Queen of the Universe Award
Golsa Sarabi Ms Iran Winner of the Queen of the Universe Award and Top 13 of the Top 15 pageants at the 1st Queen of the Universe Pageant 2013.
At the Saban Theater located at 8440 Wilshire Boulevard, in Beverly Hills, California, 90211. The “Queen of the Universe” 2013 took place on January 27, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The event featured a red carpet section and VIP room with drinks and appetizers. Ticket prices for the event were from $35 to $40. The event was hosted by Pili Montilla and Melissa Marty. There was special music performance by Denise Quinones and Melissa Marty.
Infinity Media, Inc. presented this lavish event at this popular venue. This spectacular event was produced by Academy Award Nominee, Michael Ohoven and Joyce Giraud. The pageant is an international beauty pageant created to inspire women to become role models in the community.
Queen of the Universe 2013 benefiting charities were UNESCO (the United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization), and Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts.
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Five exciting nervous contestants stand forth in front of the judges to be asked a specific question, but only one can be selected to be the winner of this prestigious award and title.
This year the gorgeous Ivette Sausedo from Spain was crowned and selected by the judges to be the next “Queen of the Universe 2013”. What an honor it is to represent the world as “Queen of the Universe”. She was presented the crown and awarded many prizes that were contributed by many sponsors. Ms Romania is the 1st Runner-up of Queen of the Universe and the 4th (Ms. Israel), 3rd (Ms. Australia), 2nd (Ms. Mexico) came as top runner-up pageants.
Every year, pageants are presented to unite beautiful ladies that make a difference in the world we live in. The contestants are advocates who promote education, beauty, create awareness, and join forces to help their communities. This event brings forth their beauty, talent and culture. A winner is selected by judges who feel that this unique individual best fits as a mentor to advocate and give to back to the community. The lucky winner should have good heart who loves to give back and work with charities around the world. Also, to be a role model who can contribute their time to help others make a difference.
The judges take their time to view the contestants, ask the ladies questions, and examine their beauty before they decide who will be the unique individual who will best fit the role of “Queen of the Universe”. All the contestants are unique in their own way. They all have contributed in building a better world, contribute to our society and supporting legit non profit charities.
Being that the pageant took place in California, it would have been excited if Tara Rice from USA had won. However, pageant winners are not selected that way. Many contestants find their way to be selected to compete for this great honor, the confidence and experience they all gain. For instance, we present Golsa Sarabi from Iran. She started her acting and modeling from John Casablancas Company in Vancouver, Canada. She then decided to move back to Iran to follow her passion in acting. Performing in plays and short movies gave her talent and experience to move back to the United States in 2009. She also focused in fitness, mind & body. It brought her to accept the privileged to represent Miss Iran in the “Queen of the Universe” pageant 2013. The talents these ladies bring forth set a great stage to be presented to compete in a great event such as “Queen of the Universe” pageant.
The judges, contestants, sponsors, family and friends made this event possible. Everyone contribute their time and efforts to support these fantastic ladies to become all they can be. Good luck to all the contestants. You are all winners!
Photos credit to: Alireza Kia from Alireza Kia Photography, Gisele Rebeiro from PartyBy5.com and Stella Gomez from Disco Stella’s Pics.
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Editor’s Note: Special Coverage Story Written By Stella Gomez and Esteban Escobar aka Steven Escobar contribute to the reporting.
NAMM Presents Excellence Award for Music In Advertising to Goodby, Silverstein & Partners at 2013 NAMM Show
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners honored for Chevy Sonic TV commercial featuring OK Go.
Anaheim, CA (January 27, 2013) – Once a year, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) turns the spotlight on some of the most creative, engaging ads that feature music instruments and music making. The 2013 winners of the NAMM Excellence Award for Music in Advertising are Goodby, Silverstein & Partners for their Chevy Sonic ad, titled “Let’s Do This/Needing-Getting/OK Go.” The ad features members of the band OK Go driving a car rigged to play music with a little help from hundreds of guitars, pianos, and percussion instruments positioned along the driving course.
The presentation made at the 2013 NAMM Show held at the Anaheim Convention Center took place in front of 4,000 music-industry leaders at a breakfast session on the final morning of the four-day event. A. Eicoff & Company with UnitedHealthcare / AARP ad titled “Playing for Keeps” and Wieden & Kennedy’s “Music Teacher” for Target took home the day’s other top honors.
The winners were chosen from dozens of campaigns created in the last year for mainstream brands that feature musical instruments and music-making technology such as synthesizers and DJ mixers. The nominees’ spots promoted a vast array of products – from cars to credit cards – and incorporated everything from custom guitars and homemade drums to a human-body-powered one-man band. View a montage of the nominees here.
The trophies are actual musical instruments – ukuleles – that have been customized with one-of-a-kind artwork by California-artist Tyler Warren.
“Companies seem to use musical instruments in their ads because music-making elicits a positive feeling with consumers,” said Joe Lamond, president and CEO of NAMM. “It is gratifying to see people playing music to communicate these messages, and a clear reminder of music’s power to move us.”
The NAMM Excellence Award for Music in Advertising celebrates a burgeoning trend in television advertising. Increasingly, music – particularly musical instruments and music-making technology – is moving into the spotlight when it comes to television advertising. From the frenetic guy who serenades Chase Freedom Card users on his blue guitar to the music teacher playing the keyboard as he riffs on what back-to-school supplies kids might need from Target, musical instruments are key to many memorable campaigns.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $16.3 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM’s activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 8,500 Member companies located in more than 87 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org, call 800-767-NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTu
Sources: NAMM/The Lippin Group
Stevie Wonder named Mayor of NAMM Show; Musical Innovation hits the 2013 NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center
Recording artist Stevie Wonder receives proclamation declaring Wonder as Mayor of NAMM at the 2013 NAMM Show.
The NAMM Show 2013 takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center, located at 800 West Katella Avenue, in Anaheim, California, on January 24-27, 2013. The show gives vendors all around the world the opportunity to come to California to present their products for all to see. Exhibit booths are located at Level 2, Hall E, Hall D, Hall B, and Arena. If you are an artist, musician, singer or just a seller, the NAMM Show is the perfect place to be this weekend. Many walk the halls at the Convention Center to see all types of musical instruments, disc jockey equipment, lights, and all sorts of gadgets for your enjoyment and profession. At The NAMM Show, you will find almost every musical instrument you can think of. You can imagine all the talented people who came out to support the show.
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Every year, the vendors go out of their way to showcase spectacular equipment for any buyer (s). Demonstrations were given, and also people had the opportunity to pick up an instrument to feel it and test it out for themselves. Every where you walked, you got to experience hearing the sounds of equipment played by spectators, prospect buyers and talent musicians.
Many band players, recording artist, producers, etc., came out to support The 2013 NAMM Show. Guests got to meet & greet, take pictures and get autographs of their favorite talent (s). The show was a great way to network and meet people who love music just like you. The 2013 NAMM Show honored American Idol’s Randy Jackson, Grammy winning producer, musician, and Television Personality with the highest honor, the “Music for Life” award on January 24, 2013.
It is amazing in how musical instruments have changed over the years. Companies such as Bad Seed came out. Bad Seed introduced all new range of Custom Metal Body Guitars. Also Gibson Guitars who continues to made a great product showcase the entire line of Les Paul Collection. Etymotic Research, an innovator in hearing wellness solutions introduces the MP915 earplugs which activates automatically, allowing natural hearing and provide automatic protection from both loud, sustained music and sudden, loud percussive sounds. Gobbler, announced the release of its integration within Avid Pro Tools software. The unique integration enables media or sessions of any size to be shared directly from within the Pro Tools interface. Casio revealed a new game-changing digital piano. This piano sets the stage of a professional music space for any piano players. Emotiva Pro, presented a Stealth 8 Precision Bi-Amplified Active Studio Monitor. This monitor delivers exceptional efficiency and low noise. Also Capturing Couture launches a brand new collection of guitar straps for children. By attending, you will also get to view many other companies and their products.
What ever you desire when it comes to instruments and equipment, you can view it all at this popular 2013 NAMM Show at the Convention Center in Anaheim. It is a great way to get close to the newest, stylish instruments and technology in today’s professional market demands.
The NAMM Show gathers 95,000 members of the music product industry from around the world to preview new product debuts from thousands of brands across every category. Learn more about the 2013 NAMM Show at http://www.namm.org/
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM’s activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 8,500 Member companies located in more than 87 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit www.namm.org, call 800-767-NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter and YouTu
Sources: Lippin Group/NAMM
Dennis Haysbert to be in-show Announcer during Two-Hour Live Broadcast to air on
Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m. EST on NBC.
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 22, 2013) – The NAACP announced today that comedian, author, radio and talk show host, Steve Harvey will host and Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Wanda Sykes and Tony Goldwyn will be part of an all-star line-up to present at the 44th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. In addition, Dennis Haysbert will be the in-show announcer during the LIVE broadcast from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed) on NBC.
“I’m honored to be hosting the 44th NAACP Image Awards, and celebrate the variety of film, TV, literary, music contributions, and special honorees this year. We’re live on stage, got great things in store for the night!” commented Mr. Harvey.
The NAACP Image Awards are being produced by Reginald Hudlin and Brad Lachman. Bill Bracken will serve as Supervising Producer and Byron Phillips as Producer. The production team also includes Tony McCuin as Director and Melanie Massie as the Talent Executive.
Nominees for the NAACP Image Awards are determined by the number of entries received by the deadline. To be eligible, projects must have had a national distribution date between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012. For the 2012 voting period, over 1,200 submissions were received by the artists, managers, publicists, production companies, record labels, studios, networks and/or publishers. From those entries, a nominating committee of 300 industry professionals and NAACP leaders from across the country select five nominees in each of the 53 categories. Those results were announced at a press conference. To determine the winners, the members of the NAACP vote via a secured online site. The results are tabulated by the Image Awards auditors, Bert Smith & Co., and the results are confidential until the envelope is opened LIVE on stage during the NBC telecast on Friday, February 1, 2013.
Event sponsors include: FedEx, UAW/Chrysler, AT&T, Hyundai Motors, Wells Fargo, General Motors, Walmart, Bank of America, Walgreens, Gilead Sciences, AARP, Ford Motor, Anheuser Busch, Pepsico.
About The NAACP Image Awards:
The NAACP Image Awards is the premier multicultural awards show. It celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net/
About the NAACP
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information visit http://www.naacp.org/
Sources: NAACP and The Lippin Group
Author Lourdes Duque Baron Joins Matthew Parry-Jones at Matthew Parry-Jones Singing & Laughter II Concert
On Saturday, December 22, 2012 Fil-Am and British Matthew Parry-Jones held his Singing & Laughter II Concert at Celebrity Center 5930 Franklin Avenue in Hollywood, CA 90028 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets for the event were $25 per person.
Some of the notables in attendance among the fans and friends were Fashion Designer and Producer Boy Lizaso, Published Book Author Lourdes Duque Baron, Mrs Asia USA 2011 Salta Desantiago, photojournalist Norma Jean A. Eustaquio, actress Linda England and many more.
“This was a priceless moment. Matthew Parry-Jones, you are so handsome and Mrs. Asia USA 2011 Salta Desantiago you are simply so gorgeous.” said International published book author Lourdes Duque Baron from Scripted In Heaven. Also Singer/Actor and Entertainer Matthew Parry-Jones said “The success of my concert last night (12-22-12) at Hollywood Celebrity Centre is a credit to my brother Jeremiah who, I haven’t seen. He left to join the angels of GOD before I was born. I didn’t see him but he will live in my heart forever. The concert was done for him “Jeremiah’s Foundation” who will continue to feed hungry children in the Philippines. Join me in feeding hungry children. With all my love to you.”
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Before the concert Lou’s Baron entourage of about 30 friends and supporters came to the event, they all had dinner at five star restaurant name Palm’s Thai Restaurant located at 5900 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, CA 90028.
“Matthew was truly awesome. His a great entertainer. He has his unique style. I think that kid is overflowing with sheer passion and I will not be surprised to see him rise to the top. He has the “IT” factor for such a young guy, a 12-year-old! he made my lovelies his fan.” said Minessa Balgos Joaquin.
The event featured red carpet arrivals, interviews, live performances by special guest Kaitlyne Grace Dizon, Dan Dizon and Vic Lelis. Matthew Parry-Jones Singing & Laughter Part II Concert was presented by LA Sound Machine Productions and Jeremiah’s Foundation. The concert was directed by Matthew’s mother Evelyn Parry Jones and produced by Dan Dizon.
The event was to help raise money for The Jeremiah’s Foundation and the proceeds to be donated to ABS-CBN’s Sagip Kapamilya for the typhoon Pablo in the Philippines.
About Lourdes (Lou) Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, is a community leader, international published book author of Scripted in Heaven, beauty queen (3rd runner-up for Mrs. Asia USA 2011 representing the Philippines), producer, philanthropist, president of Celestial Productions and founder/president of The Baron Publishing House Corporation. Lourdes Duque Baron is a Catholic baby boomer and the wife of Dr. Robinson V. Baron. For more information visit http://scriptedinheaven.com/pages/author.html
About Matthew Parry-Jones:
Sky’s the limit for this 12 year old Philippine born young dreamer. Matthew Parry-Jones is a star who sings out his heart and soul to listeners around the world and helps sponsor youth programs. Matthew enjoys modelling, dancing, singing and acting. But there is one thing he truly enjoys most as his career develops. “I enjoy when I get to perform and make people happy”.
Matthew’s career had launched just before he was a year old. This half Filipino, half-British rising star was featured in Huggies commercial filmed and shot in the Philippines. That was just the start. He became a part of a nationwide search competition for the best looking baby where thousands of entries were mailed and Matthew happened to be judged one of the “10 most attractive babies in the Philippines”.
Matthew thinks, what he’s doing is part of his normal life and he is enjoying it. He developed his performance skills with the help of his mother who is a performance Coach Specialist. At seven, Matthew began performing at small Karaoke pubs in England. When the family moved to the United States, he continued to pursue his growing career. For more information visit http://matthewparry-jones.com/
Photos credit to: Stella Gomez from Disco Stella’s Pics for Diversity News Magazine.
Dr. Baron’s Medical Clinic Staff Private Christmas Dinner Party at Cafe Sierra Hilton Universal City
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 Dr. Baron’s Medical Clinic held their annual Staff Private Christmas Dinner Party at Cafe Sierra Universal Hilton Hotel located at 555 Universal Hollywood Drive in Universal City, CA 91608 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
The event featured all you can eat from Sierra Cafe known as ”The Only Las Vegas Style Seafood & Prime Rib Buffet in L.A.” Café Sierra is located high atop the Hollywood Hills inside the gleaming tower of Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City next to the world renowned Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal City Walk.
Published book author Lourdes Duque Baron, Dr. Baron’s wife autographed various books of Scripted In Heaven for special guests including Dr. Baron’s medical interns.
Among the guests were Fashion and Producer Boy Lizaso, medical doctors, Diversity News Magazine photographer/writer Stella Gomez and Dr. Baron’s Medical Clinic billing and collections staff. All the guests, friends and family of the Baron’s appear to enjoy each other companies.
Photos credit to: Tzuming Sun for Diversity News Magazine published by Diversity News Publications.
Editor’s Note: Story to be updated soon with names of most of the attendees please come back soon. Thank you.
On Thursday, November 29, 2012 it was the second and last preview press day at 2012 LA Auto Show inside the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event was held at Los Angeles Convention Center located at 1201 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California. The press days were Wednesday, November 28 from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm and on Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Going to LA Auto Show is an unforgettable experience because you meet new colleagues, check out the latest gadgets, features on new cars. One of the very noticeable things this year at 2012 LA Auto Show as “The Media Pit Stop” sponsored by AutoTrader.com. The service, the food and the gifts were very good. More major media sponsors should do more activities to keep the media entertain and taken care of.
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About the Los Angeles Auto Show:
As the first major North American auto show of the season, the 2012 LA Auto Show will host some of the industry’s most important new vehicle debuts and set the tone for the rest of the year. The dates are Nov. 28 and 29 for press and Nov. 30 – Dec. 9 for the public. Following Press Days, the show becomes one of the best attended public auto shows in the world. To receive the latest show news and information, follow the LA Auto Show on Twitter at twitter.com/LAAutoShow, visit the Facebook page at facebook.com/
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Editor’s Note: Our independent media outlets Diversity News Magazine and Diversity News TV are so happy to be part of history for the second year in a row and be approved to attend one of the biggest second Auto show in the country. We want to thank the producers, the publicists, the sponsors, our media colleagues and oh course Thank you to our team of photographers, reporters/writers and videographers.
The World’s Top Auto Designers and Makers Featured at 2012 LA Auto Show during Press Days-Day One at LA Convention Center
Every year, the Los Angeles Convention Centers located at 1201 Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California presents the LA Auto Show. Automotive designers and makers will present their new custom designs. Press Days were held from November 28 – 29, 2012 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. The public viewing dates this year are November 30, 2012 to December 9, 2012. A great selection of green and advance technology innovation and fuel-efficient vehicles are among those ready to be viewed for your pleasure.
All through the Los Angeles Convention Center halls, layout of extremely beautiful automobiles will be displayed for viewing. It will be a great opportunity for those who are looking to buy a new vehicle. Automotive companies such as Toyota, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Acura, Jaguar/Land Rover, Porsche, Fiat, Ford, Kia, Nissan, Chevrolet, BMW, Subaru, Audi, Mini, Bentley, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Shelby/Galpin Auto Sports, Saleen, Sprint, Buick, and Cadillac presents their specs, functions, and details for each car.
A great selection of cars brings forth hybrids such as the Acura ILX Hybrid, electric plug in vehicle by Chevrolet Volt, a micro car classic Fiat 500e, luxury EV by Fisker Karma with a electric motor delivering torque paired with a range four cylinder engine, upscale and premium multiple vehicle by Honda 2013 Civic Sedan, clean diesel SUV equipped with collision prevention assist by Mercedes-Benz GL 350 Blue Tec, electric subcompact hatchback for Mitsubishi i-MiFV, smart phone app to active controls including remote activation by Nissan Leaf, micro-car with improved Li-ion battery technology by Smart EV, dash-mounted camera assistance for Subaru Outback, a all-electric RAV4 groundbreaking electric vehicle by Toyota, turbocharged 1.4 liter four-cylinder engine by Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.
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Now days, buyers are interested in purchasing electric, hybrid, clean diesel and fuel cell vehicles. With that in mind, the automotive industry designs vehicles to best fit your desires. All types of great functions such as front crash mitigation, adaptive cruise control, radar-based object detection systems, blind spot monitoring and more are a great fit for any family. The most important thing, safety is the key issue for every individual who gets in a new luxury car.
BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz and Subaru are amount those who have accepted the challenge to use their innovation to explore a new annual design in innovation.
The BMW Group DesignworksUSA designed a modular structure and drone technology that enhanced both teamwork and accessibility. The main structure can deploy three drones.
General Motors has created a new electric vehicle system, the Volt Squad, with cutting edge technologies. Honda Advanced Design has created the CHP Drone Squad, a vehicle-based-system for 2025 designed to work efficiently and seamlessly in the harsh environment. Mercedes-Benz created the most environmentally friendly SUV. Subaru debuts the cutting-edge SHARC (Subaru Highway Automated Response Concept). SHARC highway patrol vehicles will provide an innovative, affordable, and environmentally conscious solution for 24-hour highway monitoring, protection, and rapid emergency response.
Even if you are not in the market to purchase a vehicle, the LA Auto Show will still be a great experience for all to enjoy. Keep in mind all the wonderful vehicles you can select from when you are ready to invest in great car technology. This year’s line up promises great innovation for all.
The event is sponsored by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Nielsen Automotive.
Photos credit to: Stella Gomez from Disco Stella’s Pics for Diversity News Magazine.
Independent Photographer Receives the 2012 LA Music Awards Producer’s Choice Award for “Career Achievement in Photography”
While The Hollywood Music in Media Awards moves their awards venue from Hollywood and Highland Complex to The Fonda Theater. They were couple blocks away from the Award show that everyone is talking about it in Hollywood and that have created a huge BUZZ for the “LAMA’s”.
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 The 22nd Annual Los Angeles Music Awards and 6th Annual Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards were held at Avalon Hollywood nightclub located 1735 Vine Street Los Angeles, CA 90028 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
“It was a great honor to be selected by the Producer’s Choice Award for “Career Achievement in photography”. I would like to thank those on both sides of the velvet ropes for their help. From the celebrities who have welcomed me and the many other fine photographers who have helped me learn how to be the photographer that I am today. I love being part of this community and being awarded this honor is more than I ever would have thought possible.” said Bob Delgadillo, award recipient and Diversity News Magazine contributor photographer.
Bob credits his mother for showing interest in photography, because she was the family historian and photographer. Nothing professional but she would snapshots of every family gathering going back to the 1940′s. Bob started taking photos and learning to develop film and making prints back to his junior high school days in the early 60′s. His interest continued on as an amateur hobbyist level with film until digital photography took off in the mid 2000′s. The advent of digital photography and the Internet now made it easy to do great photography at a economical cost. More importantly the ability to share your work with other professional photographers through the Internet was key to reawakening his interest in photography. He soon graduated to a DSLR camera and started posting on photo sharing sites and got great feedback and encouragement to move my photography into the professional level.
“Congratulations to Bob Delgadillo Recipient of 2012 LA Music Awards Producer’s Choice Award for “Career Achievement in Photography”. Bob is a very humble professional. You can count on him to photograph beautiful pictures, and capture those memorable moments. He works well with others, and gets things done in a timely matter. His photography work and friendly demeanor deserves to be recognized for all his hard work and dedication”. said Colleague, writer/reporter and photographer for Diversity News Magazine Stella Gomez.
“The hours are long. For every hour of shooting an equal amount of time, I spent processing hours after the event and everyone has gone home. I work on the computer trying to get them up by the next morning so that they can see what they looked like at the event. The pay is minimal at best. Usually just enough to pay for parking and gas or gear that needs replacing. The real reward comes from taking that priceless photo of a person at a special event that they will always treasure. What other job can one do that does that for their clients?” concludes Mr. Delgadillo.
Also on a press release by the event producers they stated that: Longtime Hollywood photographer Bob Delgadillo, a stalwart at red carpet events around the city, received a Producer’s Choice Award for “Career Achievement in Photography”
About Bob Delgadillo:
Robert D. Delgadillo better known as “Uncle Bob” Delgadillo at Celebrity events in Hollywood. He is a full time employee for CBS as Engineer and Event Photographer for Diversity News Publications publisher of Diversity News Magazine.
Bob have been working in the entertainment industry for over 40 years. Primarily as a technical design engineer. He have worked in the technical engineering design field at CBS Television City Studios in Hollywood for the past 20 years.
He have 2 brothers and 2 sisters. His younger brother Rocky Delgadillo was City Attorney for the City of Los Angeles for 8 years and was the highest ranking Latino to hold public office in Los Angeles City until Antonio Villaraigosa became mayor. Bob is married to Lucy Luo and have one son named Tyrone Delgadillo who is in the US Navy and is a chief Petty Officer. He is also proud grandfather of his one grandson named Khy Delgadillo who is 9 years old. Born in Glendale California and have lived in the greater Los Angeles area continuously to present day.
He have taken numerous photos of Photos of stars which includes: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Kathy Griffin, Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freman, Matt Damon, Meggan Fox, Julia Roberts, Robert Downey Jr., Snoop Dogg, Jessica Biel, Rebecca Gayheart, Anne Hathaway, Demi Moore, Aston Kutcher, David Duchovny, Bruce Willis, Emma Heming, Mickey Rourke, Zoe Saldana, Ron Jeremy, Jonas Bros, James Caan, Kendra Wilkinson, Hank Baskett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sylvester Stallone, Michael Bolton, Stephanie Pratt, Ryan Gosling, Minnie Driver and many many more. To view Bob’s photos visit his Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/Bob.Delgadillo.Photographer
About LA Music Awards & F.A.M.E Awards:
The Los Angeles Music Awards, founded in 1991 by industry expert Al Bowman, honors the rising stars of independent music and gives them a platform to move towards commercial success by creating a Hollywood media event that generates high profile publicity.
The Los Angeles Music Awards has been a valuable asset for furthering the professional careers of musicians and artists for over two decades. For more information on the awards, visit: http://www.lamusicawards.net/
Sources: Diversity News Publications, lamusicawards.net, http://mi2n.com
Logo credit to: LA Music Awards
Photos credit to: Bob Delgadillo from Bob Delgadillo Photograpy and Mollywood Photography for Diversity News Magazine published by Diversity News Publications.
Editor’s Note: Here at Diversity News Publications publisher of Diversity News magazine we are so proud of Bob Delgadillo accomplishment and we wish him the best on his photography career. Yes we really wanted to be there for him to celebrate on the special night with him, but we hope next year to be at the 2013 LAMA. We want to add that we support independent music/movie awards events as we are an independent media outlet.