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Save The Date! The 33rd Anniversary Crowning of the 2021 Queens

33rd Anniversary Miss Asia USA - VPI 2021 Official FlyerSave the Date! The 33rd Anniversary Crowning of the 2021 Queens is Set for Saturday, November 20, 2021 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

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$200.00 VIP is already SOLD OUT.
There are only a few of the $150.00 and $75.00 tickets left!

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The most anticipated event of the year!!
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Masks will be required by City of Redondo Beach which they will be enforcing

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Mabuhay! Catriona Gray from Philippines Crowned Miss Universe 2018

Photo credit to: Miss Universe Organization

Wow 94 contestants from countries and territories and
Asians are breaking barriers and finally been acknowledge and accepted to the american culture as great Diverse community that is contributing so much to the USA. At the Miss Universe pageant competition 3 Asians made it to the final top 10. The three were Miss Vietnam USA and Miss Thailand USA, crowning Miss Philippines USA Catriona Gray as the winner of Miss USA 2018!

On Sunday, December 17, 2018, the 67th Annual Miss Universe pageant, was held on at IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center, Muang Thong Thani Popular 3 Rd, Ban Mai, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand. On the day Catriona Gray from Philippines Crowned Miss Universe 2018.

“Congratulations CATRIONA. You made us FIL AMS so proud. You are an epitome of beauty, intelligence and strength. A true inspiration for all! Mabuhay! Said Virgelia Villegas, CEO and Producer at Miss Asia USA of Virgelia Productions Inc.

The 67th annual Miss Universe pageant was hosted by Comedian and Television Host Steve Harvey along with
supermodel Ashley Graham.
Fashion television personality Carson Kressley and runway coach Lu Sierra provided commentary and analysis throughout the live telecast.

The performer was American singer-songwriter Ne-Yo who sung during the live show.

Catriona Gray, Miss Philippines 2018 is crowned Miss Universe at the conclusion of the three-hour special programming event on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside The Miss Universe Organization. HO/The Miss Universe Organization.

What prizes won Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray.

    • To wear a prestigious phoenix crown, designed by Mikimoto & Co., Ltd., worth $250,000 or P13.2 million. Gray cannot keep the crown after her year is over.

    • As usual a year-long salary as Miss Universe

    • Luxury accommodations in a New York City apartment for the duration of her reign, including living expenses

    • A one-year supply of haircare products and tools from Farouk Systems, the makers of CHI Haircare

    • A shoe wardrobe from Chinese Laundry Shoes & Accessories

    • A personalized face chart and products from MAC Cosmetics

    • Personal services including membership to Gravity Fitness @ Le Parker Meridien Hotel and hair services from John Barrett Salon

    • A modeling portfolio by leading fashion photographers

    • Dermatology and skincare services

    • A professional health and nutrition consultation

    • Dental services

    • Professional representation by The Miss Universe Organization

    • Extensive travel representing sponsors and charitable partners

    • Access to various events including casting opportunities, movie premiers, screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties

    • Personal appearance wardrobe and styling by the official Miss Universe Organization fashion stylist

About Miss Universe Catriona Gray: 
Catriona Gray is passionate about the arts and previously received her Master Certificate in Music Theory from Berklee College of Music. She works closely with Young Focus Philippines, an education based NGO that provides free education and school sponsorships for children in Tondo Manila, one of the poorest neighborhoods within the country’s capital city.

Catriona is an advocate for HIV/AIDS education and prevention after losing a close friend to the virus. She additionally supports Love Yourself Philippines, an organization that offers free testing, education and treatment to those living with HIV/AIDS, and now as Miss Universe, plans to bring more awareness to the epidemic.

The Miss Universe Organization (MUO), an Endeavor company, creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organization’s mission of being Confidently Beautiful. The 10,000 women who participate in Miss Universe programs annually inspire others to pursue their personal and professional goals while making an impact in their communities. The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions provide contestants and titleholders an international platform through dedicated partnerships with global charities, sponsors, and brands. For more information, and to learn more about The Miss Universe Organization’s official global causes, please visit: www.missuniverse.com.

Diversity News Productions Focus on Diversity with Expansion of Diversity Pageants USA

Diversity Pageants calls on other Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusions organizations to join and partner with them by supporting the upcoming 1st annual Miss/Mrs Diversity & Miss/Mrs Diversity News Pageants Crowning Show and Red Carpet event.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Oct. 4, 2016 — Diversity News Productions producer of the upcoming Miss/Mrs Diversity & Miss/Mrs Diversity News Pageants set for November 5, 2016! is calling Government agencies and other Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusions department organizations to join and partner with them by supporting the upcoming 1st annual Miss/Mrs Diversity & Miss/Mrs Diversity News Pageants Crowning Show and Red Carpet event.

Diversity News Productions, an events, film and productions company, today announced the expansion of Diversity Pageants, a company-wide initiative focused on identifying diversity opportunities through a variety of programs, community outreach and lending support to other nationally recognized diversity-focused organizations annual events. With the expansion, Diversity News Productions pageants furthers its commitment of creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive opportunities to foster creativity and innovation in order to help woman from 14 to 75 years to become confident, make new friendships, learn leadership skills, network for new opportunities as well to empower them and pursue leadership roles in our Diverse society.

Government agencies and other Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusions department organizations get involved by supporting Diversity Pageants in purchasing tickets, advertise in the souvenir program or become sponsor of the event. You can get involved by calling: 818-787-1249 or 213-321-9408 or email to: info@missandmrsdiversity.com or sponsor@missandmrsdiversity.com

Diversity Pageants was founded in April 2016, in response to the controversy of no Diversity included in many entertainment award shows, television roles, modeling, media, government roles, movies roles and music, etc.

Diversity News Productions 1st annual Miss/Mrs Diversity & Miss/Mrs Diversity News Pageants Crowning Show Night to benefit AIDS Walk Los Angeles and & Autism Speaks. Diversity Pageants to be hosted by actor and producer Joel Valdez. Diversity Pageants red carpet host is American actress Thushari Jayasekera.

Diversity Pageants crowning show and red carpet event will be held at The Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Agoura High School 28545 W Driver Ave, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 on November 5, 2016 from 5pm to 10pm. The event will feature live entertainment, a red carpet arrivals at 5pm and the show at 7pm.

So make a difference by purchasing tickets now: Tickets sale prices are $45 regular, $55 Reserved (VIP) for Miss/Mrs Diversity & Miss/Mrs Diversity News Pageants Crowning Show and Red Carpet Event. To purchase online regular or VIP tickets go to http://tinyurl.com/DiversityPageants2016

For ticket inquiries only: Call A-PAEC Box Office: (818) 889-8058, ext. 1 The PAEC Box Office hours are: A-PAEC: Mondays & Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30am and during all A-PAEC events.

You can also buy online tickets or hard tickets from the contestants. Please contact them directly to support them by buying tickets and sponsor souvenir ads.  Parking is Free.

Diversity Pageants to feature live performance by Billboard hit recording artist and singer-songwriter Fawn as well celebrities judges such as CBS The Young and the Restless and Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Recipient Actress Kate Linder, Coach to the Starts Bobbie Chance, Hit Recording Artist Fawn, Celebrity Fashion Designer Vida Craddock and Pageant Producer Natalya Korol.

The 1st annual Ms/Mrs. Diversity & Ms/Mrs. Diversity News Pageants has an array of contestants with very unique backgrounds and they’re are the following: Mrs. Diversity News Woodland Hills Marie Bogacz, Miss Diversity News Cabo Verde Carlina Rebeiro, Mrs. Diversity Costa Rica Gisele Rebeiro, Mrs. Diversity Lake Forest Wendy Lynn Adams, Miss Diversity News Oxnard Vanessa Reyes, Mrs Diversity Mexico Claudia Granados, Mrs. Diversity News Los Angeles Silvia E. Garcia, Miss Diversity News Thailand Janey Westbury, Mrs Diversity News Santa Monica Elizabeth Sandoval, Miss Diversity News Reseda Francesca Esker aka Sunshine, Mrs. Diversity Northridge Shaily Baguerian and Mrs. Diversity News San Diego Sharon Doyle.

Steven Escobar is the Founder, CEO, President & Executive Producer of Diversity Pageants.

Some of Diversity Pageants sponsors are Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations, Terrace Studios, Bob Delgadillo Photography, SouthMain Rejuvenation Institute, SkinCare by Galina Capanni, Vida’s Essentials Soaps, Salts & Scrubs, PartyBy5, Designs by Vida, Local Celebrity Los Angeles, Got Anchored Online Magazine, Miss Diversity News Beauty Pageants Magazine, Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News Publications and more.

If you are an accredited media/press outlet and are you interested in covering our event? Please email your Name, Media/Outlet name, Website, telephone/cellular to: worldwidevitalpr@gmail.com

About Miss/Miss Teen/Mrs. Diversity and Miss/Miss Teen/Mrs. Diversity News Pageants: The purpose and mission of Miss Diversity, Miss Teen Diversity, Mrs. Diversity and Miss Diversity News, Miss Teen Diversity News & Mrs. Diversity News Pageants! is to help woman from 14 to 75 years to become confident, make new friendships, learn leadership skills, network for new opportunities as well to empower them and pursue leadership roles in our Diverse society. For more information visit missandmrsdiversity.com

About Diversity News Productions: Diversity News Productions, an events, film and productions company, which is part of the Diversity News Publications Family of Companies such as award winning DiversityNewsMagazine.com, DiversityNewsPublications.com, DiversityNewsMagazineAwards.com, Diversity News TV, award winning Diversity News Radio and more. For more information visit dnproductions.diversitynewspublications.com

About Esteban “Steven” Escobar: Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th and U.S. Naturalized on May 20, 2015) is a multi-award winning American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, entrepreneur, accounts receivable specialist, humanitarian and philanthropist. For more information visit http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4164655 or http://stevenescobar.diversitynewspublications.com/

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The 31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2015 Raised $2,375,946 at Event

Celebrities, elected leaders, and 20,000 other caring people united to raise funds for much needed HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs.

On Sunday, October 11, 2015, MZA Events held their 31st annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles in West Hollywood Park at 647 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

More than 20, 0000 caring celebrities, elected leaders, corporations, small business and caring participants showed unity to raise funds, education, find the cure for HIV/AIDS and awareness for our next generations with new services and prevention programs.

“Today’s high temperatures did not stop our supporters from turning out in massive numbers and raising $2,375,946,” said AIDS Walk Founder and Senior Organizer Craig R. Miller.“Just as they have since the beginning of the epidemic, this inspiring community continues to manifest the commitment, compassion, and power necessary to end AIDS, regardless of the political, epidemiological, or literal climate. AIDS Walk supporters are anything but fair-weather friends. They tough it out with us year after year, no matter what.”

“We are incredibly thankful for everyone who raised funds, showed up this morning, and braved the heat to do the Walk with us,” APLA Chief Executive Officer Craig E. Thompson said. “We are at a pivotal moment in the epidemic. The funds raised through the Walk give us an opportunity to really change its arc by ensuring that people living with HIV and AIDS are getting the support and health care they need while now also being able to deliver health care—including HIV testing, STD screening, and PrEP—to HIV-negative individuals in L.A. County. It’s a pretty powerful combination that will have a real impact.”

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke about the current HIV/AIDS crisis in the city, encouraging everyone to know their status. “We want people to go out there and take advantage of free testing, and to spread the word,” he said. The Mayor also noted his support of the trans community, a population that experiences disproportionately high rates of HIV infection. “We need trans equality in this city and in this country and in this world, today, right now, right here,” said Mayor Garcetti.

Other elected officials in attendance included: California State Senators Ricardo Lara, Isadore Hall, and Ben Allen; California State Assemblymembers Mike Gipson and Adrin Nazarian; Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang; West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tem Lauren Meister, who spoke on behalf of the AIDS Walk host city; West Hollywood City Councilmembers John D’Amico, John Duran, and John Heilman; L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz; and L.A. City Controller Ron Galperin.

The Celebrities in attendance included:, Drew Carey (The Price Is Right), Lea DeLaria (Orange Is the New Black), Kim Johnson & Robert Herjavec (Dancing With the Stars), Chris Kluwe (professional NFL football player), Carson Kressley (Dancing With the Stars), Our Lady J (classical pianist, TV writer on Transparent, and singer-songwriter), Danny Pintauro (actor and HIV/AIDS activist), Jai Rodriguez (actor and musician), Ken Todd & Lisa Vanderpump (Vanderpump Rules), and Nick Wechsler (Revenge).

The Sposato Brothers sang “In My Life,” and Ashley Brown (The Sound of Music at the Ahmanson Theater) closed the program with a stirring performance of “Climb Every Mountain.”
The corporate community continued to show its strong support for the event through team fundraising and corporate sponsorship. Longtime AIDS Walk supporter ABC7 News Anchor Ellen Leyva addressed the crowd. ABC7 returned this year as AIDS Walk Los Angeles’ television broadcast sponsor.
Also in attendance were representatives from the event’s top sponsors and top corporate teams, including Premier Sponsors Quest Diagnostics and Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Grand Sponsors ABC7, the City of West Hollywood, Delta Airlines, Paramount Studios, and Paul Hastings LLP; and Principal Sponsors Albertsons|Vons|Safeway, Macy’s, Crescent Heights LLC, Time Warner Cable, Toyota, and Wells Fargo. Time Warner Cable once again provided free WiFi access to walkers along the entire route, allowing them to fundraise and share their experiences via their mobile devices.

For more information, please visit la.aidswalk.net. To connect with the online community on Facebook, simply join the AIDS Walk Los Angeles Facebook Fan Page. To view exclusive video content, visit the AIDS Walk Los Angeles YouTube channel at youtube.com/aidswalkla. To receive instant updates, follow “@AIDSWalkLA” on Twitter.

Editor’s Note: On behalf of APLA and the thousands of people who benefit from its services, thank you once again for joining AIDS Walk Los Angeles and for your dedication to bringing about an AIDS-free generation.

While they gladly accept donations year-round, you have until Friday, November 6, for funds to count toward your total and to earn Fundraising wards. In the next few weeks, please continue your commitment by collecting 100% of your remaining pledges.

If you were unable to attend AIDS Walk Los Angeles today, we nonetheless appreciate your support.  You can mail in your contributions to AIDS Walk Los Angeles, P.O. Box 933005, Los Angeles, CA 90093-3005.

Thank you again, and see you next year!

Important Editor’s Note: Diversity News Magazine is a proud media partner for the fifth year in a row of AIDS Walk Los Angeles benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. For more information visit http://diversitynewsmagazine.org or Diversity News 3960 for Aids Walk LA

Steven Escobar Private Birthday and New US Citizen Celebration with Award Presentation

Photo credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com for Diversity News Magazine

It was a short notice, but Steven invited over 35 close friends to join him on his special milestones. One was Esteban “Steven” Escobar New U.S. Citizen on May 20, 2015 and his Birthday in September 6, 2015. Steven Escobar Birthdays falls before or on after Labor Day. The other celebration was that on May 20th when he became new U.S. Citizen held at LA Convention Center. So small cozy event was held on September 6, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:45 pm at  P.F. Chang’s China Bistro at Sherman Oaks Gallery.

The persons that attended were Jarvee Hutcherson, President of the Multicultural Motion Picture Association and National President of ASYM, Gisele Rebeiro known as the “Shooter Diva” Celebrity Syndicated Photographer for PartyBy5, PRPhotos, Editor of Got Anchored Online Magazine and Celebrity/Writer for Diversity News Magazine and Splash Magazines and Youth Center Training Development, Entrepreneur, CEO Monique Jackson and Songwriter Kristie Clark. During the event photos where taken.

“I want to thank the surprises I received and the people that I did not expected show up. Now I can see whom are friends that will drive miles to attend my event. I hope to be there for you as well.” said Steven Escobar.

Mr. Hutcherson presented Steven Escobar Certificate of Recognition from past retiree council-member 4th district of LA Honorable Tom LaBonge. The City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition was issued to: Steven Escobar and his media companies, Diversity News Magazine for 6 years of serving and informing the Southern California communities. Diversity News Publications for 12 years of informing, covering and serving Southern California and abroad.

Photo credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com for Diversity News Magazine

Steven got some beautiful gifts and took more photos with friends and guests. The staff at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro at Sherman Oaks Gallery were very attentive and provided great service.

Photo credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com for Diversity News Magazine

After the dinner the after party continues with Steven Escobar and Gisele Rebeiro, Mr. Craig M. at Carlitos Ways Cocktail Lounge. The first drink was compliment of Carlitos Castellanos.

Steven Escobar used this opportunity to take photos of his friends reading his quarterly special print magazine available for ordering at: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/957595

Esteban Escobar is known as Steven Escobar,  Founder, CEO, President and Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, CEO and President of Diversity News Publications.

Photos credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com for Diversity News Magazine

 

31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Kick-Off Celebration at Madame Tussauds Hollywood

On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, AIDS Walk Los Angeles held their 31st Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles Kick-Off Party at Madame Tussauds Hollywood 6933 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 6:30 8:30 p.m..

AWLA special reception kicking off party is the big fundraising weeks leading up to Walk, was hosted by Barrett Foa and Pauley Perrette of NCIS, plus ABC7 News Anchor Ellen Leyva!

Among the hosts there were key speakers such as WeHo Mayor Lindsey Horvath, Nick Wechsler from Revenge, Vallerie D Wagner and many more.

Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served a top Madame Tussauds’ beautiful rooftop lounge. Mingle with AIDS Walk supporters, staff, and volunteers, and stop by the COMMUNITY photo shoot held throughout the evening to get a new AIDS Walk profile pic! A special bonus to a free tour of the exhibit!

About AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA): APLA provides life-saving services for people living with HIV/AIDS across Los Angeles County, including medical, dental, and mental health, as well as HIV testing, prevention, and education programs. APLA delivers care to over 14,000 people annually and is a leader on policy and legislation that affects the HIV/AIDS and LGBT communities. For more information, visit apla.org and aplahw.org.

About AIDS Walk Los Angeles: Since 1985, AIDS Walk Los Angeles has raised more than $79 million for HIV programs and services throughout Los Angeles County, and has grown into one of the largest AIDS fundraising events in the country. In 2014 alone, 25,000 participants, many of whom were members of 1,600 corporate and community teams, raised over $2.2 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles and 27 other L.A. County AIDS service organizations. For more information, view the fact sheet or visit la.aidswalk.net.

Photos credit to: Gisele O/PartyBy5.com & Photo credit to: AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2015

Editor’s Note: Diversity News Magazine is a proud media partner for the fifth year in a row of AIDS Walk Los Angeles benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. For more information visit http://diversitynewsmagazine.org

Jarvee Hutcherson Honored With Lanfa Award Multiculture Awards by LA Nollywood Film Association

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, the Los Angeles Nollywood Film Association honored Jarvee Hutcherson, President of MMPA and ASYM with the Multiculture Awards at the 3rd annual LA Nollywood Film Awards held at Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport 9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045 from 3pm to 12 pm. The 3rd Annual LANFA Awards were produced by King Bassey.

Watch after the stage Exclusive interview by Steven Escobar.

About Jarvee Hutcherson: 
Jarvee Hutcherson, is the President of the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA), oversees a roster of 1,500 members nationwide. Recognized as the Spokesperson and Representative of Diversity issues and inclusiveness within the Television Networks, Motion Picture Studios and production companies. Mr. Hutcherson also serves as National President of the American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM), Committed to the Enrichment and Advancement of Young Musicians Across the Globe! It also funds a mentorship program, Scholarship Endowment for young Musicians between the ages of 13 to 30 years old, and Drug rehabilitation program.

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to our friend Mr. Jarvee Hutcherson for this amazing recognition from LANFA Awards 2015. Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News TV and Diversity News Radio are proud to be media partners of the 3rd Annual LANFA Awards 2015.

For complete coverage visit Diversity News Magazine at http://diversitynewsmagazine.com/ and our YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/diversitynews

Public Book Signing Tour of “Scripted In Heaven” by Lourdes Duque Baron at Scream Famous Clothing

International published book author and award winner Lourdes Duque Baron to continue her book tour in the USA. Book Signing Tour of “Scripted In Heaven” by Lourdes Duque Baron at Scream Famous Clothing Store Set For March 30th.

On Friday, March 22, 2013, The Baron Publishing House Corporation in association with Diversity News Productions/Publications announced that international published book author and award winner Lourdes Duque Baron will continue her book tour in the USA. The general public is invited to come to her book signing of “Scripted In Heaven”, on Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 3:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m at Scream Famous Clothing Store located at 7712 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, CA 90046.

The event will include complimentary h’orderves by Chef Ingrid Bedrosian from Ingrid’s Catering and drinks. With purchase of a book, guests can walk the red carpet and receive an autographed copy of the book. The cost is $55; please bring cash or checks only.
Diversity News TV will have beautiful actress and host Becca Minas interviewing the VIP celebrities. Also, Fil-Am Lorian Fausto from ITV will be interviewing on the red carpet.

Special confirmed celebrity appearances include:

  • Fil-Am & Brit Matthew Parry-Jones

  • Recording Artist, Performer, Singer and DIVA Cynthia Manley

  • Salta Desantiago (Mrs Asia USA 2011 winner)

  • Carlina Rebeiro (Miss Westchester Teen USA 2014)

  • Pamela Wolf (Fashion Designer behind Wolfeep)

  • Anjeli Jana (Miss India Asia USA 2013 and Ms. WeHo CA US 2012)

  • Chillie Mo (Actor/Rapper/Producer/Radio Host)

  • Nicole Kim (Winner of Mrs. Asia USA 2012) and many more.

  • Scripted In Heaven by Lourdes Duque Baron, The Baron Publishing House Corporation and Diversity News Productions wants to thank Canan Ayfer Fraser from Scream Famous Clothing, Matthew Parry-Jones, Celestial Productions, Travis Jourdain from Five Minute Photos, Gisele Rebeiro from PartyBy5.com, Linda Krongold from Diversity News Magazine, Lorian Fausto from ITV, The Robinson Baron Medical Clinic Staff and World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations, Inc.

    About Author Lourdes Duque Baron: Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, is a Catholic baby boomer and the wife of Dr. Robinson V. Baron. Lourdes Duque Baron 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, president of Celestial Productions and founder/president of The Baron Publishing House Corporation. On January 10, 2013 she was nominated for The Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for her book “Scripted In Heaven” On February 12, 2013 she was nominated for the 2013 EOTM Award for her published book “Scripted In Heaven” in the category of Outstanding Literary (Inspirational, True Story, Biography). On February 28, 2013 she won an award for her book “Scripted In Heaven” at MoneyCytec Achiever Awards Night 2013 in New York. For more information visit her IMDB at www.imdb.com/name/nm5505708/

    About “Scripted In Heaven”: “Scripted in Heaven” follows the journey of Dr. Robinson V. Baron and his physical and metaphysical healing. As a stubborn surgeon, he ignores a cryptic warning from an old lady about a supposedly imminent complication with his health. The struggles that follow take him on a journey of spiritual renewal, which leads him to rediscover his true faith and his true love. He seeks for the divine guidance of Padre Pio da Pietrelcina while trials and tribulations test him and his family. His devotion grows, even causing him to embark on a punishing pilgrimage to San Giovanni Rotondo in Italy, despite his fragile health.His mystical metamorphosis is a story of courage, sacrifice, and triumph. It inspires the reader to reflect on his own weakness and makes him long for purpose and truth in his mortal life. To purchase your copy of this book and/or to attend the next book signing please visit for more information http://www.scriptedinheaven.com

    About Scream Famous Clothing: Scream Famous Clothing was started and founded in 2012 by Canan Ayfer Fraser. She was inspired by her friend in London to start her own clothing business in the USA. She has always enjoyed fashion and is planning on bringing clothing and accessories from Europe and other locations from around the world to the USA. Canan Ayfer Fraser knows Los Angeles is a very fashion-forward city, and she is exposed to many fun and unique trends in the industry. For more information visit http://www.screamfamousclothing.com/

    Sources: Examiner.com and The Baron Publishing House Corporation

    Editor’s Note: Article first published on Examiner.com on March 22, 2013 at http://www.examiner.com/article/book-tour-of-scripted-heaven-by-lourdes-duque-baron-at-scream-famous

Lourdes Duque Baron, to host Official “Scripted In Heaven” book signing at Trinitarians of Mary

Book Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, to host Official “Scripted In Heaven” book signing at Trinitarians of Mary on July 29, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm

On Friday, July 20, 2012 World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc.  announced that Book Author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, to host Official “Scripted In Heaven” book signing at Convent of the Trinitarians of Mary located at 3009 East Cameron Ave., West Covina, California 91791 on July 29, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

“Somewhere in the process of putting this book together, I had a self-realization: the lost soul that I desired to save belonged to me. And so, while I penned the simple truth of our great trials and tribulations, I found God speaking to me. I found myself in the middle of a transformation.” said author Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG.

Joining Lourdes Duque Baron will be Mother Lillie and the Sisters of the Trinitarians of Mary at their newest convent in West Covina, California.
Rev. Fr. Ermelindo di Capua from San Giovanni Rotondo is schedule to attend a dedication event for St. Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) on August 25, 2012. Fr. Ermelindo has been Padre Pio’s Italian liaison to the English-speaking world.

She concluded “It was March 16, 2011. I had just finished reading The 33 Doctors of the Church by the Capuchin author Fr. Christopher Rengers, O.F.M. Cap. It was an account of the lives of saints who shaped the hearts and minds of the Catholic Church. In my study, I had a new revelation every time I came to a new page in the book, prompting me to develop this incessant need to turn to the next, to seek out the next revelation. I came to realize how little I knew of my faith and it became clear to me that I have not only been keeping Jesus at a distance, but that I have been offending my Lord for the past 64 years of my life.”

Prior to the official book launch and signing she will be also pre signing and selling her book Scripted In Heaven Hardcover Special Limited Edition! Which will be signed and available for $50.00 plus tax at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE (Next to Staples Center) located at 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90015 on (July 26th to 28th) Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The July 29th event will feature a red carpet arrival, book signing, coffee, cookies and light refreshments will be available for guests. For those people who cannot make it to the official Scripted in Heaven book launching event with Mother Lillie and the Sisters of the Trinitarians of Mary in West Covina, California, can purchase online Special Hardcover Limited Edition for $50.00 + Tax and Shipping at http://scriptedinheaven.com/. The Digital/E-Book also will be available soon.

WHAT: Scripted In Heaven by Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG book signing

WHERE: Convent of the Trinitarians of Mary
3009 East Cameron Ave., West Covina, California 91791

WHEN:  Sunday, July 29, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
1:45 pm to 2:00 pm – MEDIA CHECK-IN
2 :00 pm to 3:00 pm – RED CARPET ARRIVALS
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm – PROGRAM
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – BOOK SIGNING
9:30 pm to 1:00 am – PRIVATE AFTERPARTY
COST: HARDCOVER BOOK $50.00 + tax.

Excerpt from the book Scripted in Heaven by Lourdes D. Baron:
‎”It was not only Robin who experienced a transformation during his miraculous healing from cancer; together we embarked on this life-changing journey, and together, we became a stronger follower of Jesus Christ.
I conceived the idea of writing a book and penning the stories about the physical and metaphysical transformation that took place in my husband’s life when he was finally healthy enough to resume his medical practice.
There were no more check ups, no more medications to take, and therapy was over. For us, we had come to the final point in his struggle and the testament of victory. Now that Robin was healthy and life was normal again, we had tangible evidence of God’s goodness for others to see. We knew the blessing we received was a blessing that had to be shared. Moved, we rallied behind a mission: to lead lost souls to the love of Jesus Christ.”
– Scripted in Heaven, Part III | Conversion

PRESS/MEDIA RSVP: Contact: Alex Leon from World Wide Vital Marketing Public Relations at: worldwidevitalpr@gmail.com or Steven Escobar (Account Executive and Media Liaison) for World Wide Vital Marketing Public Relations at (213) 321-9408.

About Scripted In Heaven:
Scripted in Heaven is a story about the physical and metaphysical healing of Dr. Robinson V. Baron. It is a story of a surgeon who believes he is invincible. When the misguided night of his soul succumbs to the relentless, illicit carnal seductions and lures him to the cesspool of mortal sins, he ‘meets’ Padre Pio da Pietrelcina, who’s been dead for over 29 years, and encounters a saving grace that delivers him from the portals of perdition. For more information visit http://scriptedinheaven.com/

About Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG:
Lourdes Duque Baron, MHA, MSG, is a Catholic baby boomer and the wife of Dr, Robinson V. Baron. Upon embarking on this incredible journey, she has dedicated her life to spreading the message of Padre Pio. For more information visit her official blog at http://scriptedinheaven.wordpress.com/

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Alex Leon, Director of Marketing & PR
World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc.
TELS: (323) 465-3945 or (213) 321-9408

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or

Lou Baron
Phone: (888) 882-9946
Email: scriptedinheaven@gmail.com
Website: http://scriptedinheaven.com/

Kitty Pleasant Interviews Fil-Am Singer Michelle Delos Reyes at Noypitz Restaurant

Exclusive: Kitty Pleasant Interviews Fil-Am Singer Michelle Delos Reyes at Noypitz Restaurant.

After having fun enjoying dinner, couple drinks and Karaoke it was the perfect night to expend on a Sunday in the City of Glendale.

On Sunday, June 24, 2012 our own Kitty Pleasant interviews Singer and Karaoke Host Michelle Delos Reyes at Noypitz Restaurant in Glendale, CA. Kitty asked Michelle Delos Reyes about her life, family, career and community involvement. (Click on the photo to view it larger).

To come see and support Michelle Delos Reyes hosting visit Noypitz Restaurant located at 933 N. Brand Blvd in the City of Glendale, CA 91202 every Wednesday Nights and sometimes on special nights.

Also our own, Steven Escobar, Executive Editor-In-Chief from Diversity News Magazine and Producer of Diversity News TV was among Chris Koplitz from Koplitz Media & Promotions and as well Ms. Mazerati.

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Photos credit to: Koplitz Media & Promotions & Diversity News Publications

Music Artists Who Regularly Attend the World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker draws in poker players from around the world in a quest to win the ever-coveted gold championship bracelet.  As the popularity of poker has grown, players from all walks of life have taken up the game and among them are stars of music industry.  Let’s take a look at some of the music stars that have played at the World Series of Poker.

Rapper and R&B star Nelly has made headlines over the year for playing at the WSOP.  While he hasn’t made big money at the event as of yet, he did make headlines in 2010 when he made Day 2 of the event.  While that is far from the title, making it through Day 1 is a step that literally thousands of players fail to accomplish and it was a good first step.  Nelly is a regular at the poker tables in and around Vegas and he will likely be there this year.

Anthrax lead guitarist Scott Ian has been a regular at the WSOP Main Event for years now and has advanced past Day 1 of the event numerous times.  Ian has actually shown so much promise at the poker tables that he was tutored for a while by professional poker players Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke and even had a sponsorship with an online poker site.

However, the most successful musician to play the WSOP is Godsmack’s Sully Erna.  Erna has been coming to the WSOP for years and actually made the money of the Main Event in both 2006 and 2007.  His best finish was in 2007 where he place 237th.  While that does not sound like a huge accomplishment, Erna still pulled in over $45,000 for his finish.  Of course, that is still a far cry from the $8.25 Million that Champion Jerry Yang took home.

As poker continues to increase in popularity worldwide, don’t be surprised to see more music artist try their hand at the game.  Poker is said to have the adrenaline rush of performing in front of a 100,000 screaming fans, and the Millions at stake doesn’t hurt either.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Article first published on Diversity News Magazine Dot Com now known as DiversityNewsMagazine.org

MMPA and ASYM 12th Annual Hollywood Holiday Celebrity Toy Drive Extravaganza

Photos credit to: Bob Delgadillo

On Wednesday, December 14, 2011 The Multicultural Motion Picture Association and American Society of Young Musicians presented their 12th Annual Hollywood Holiday Celebrity Toy Drive Extravaganza to benefit disadvantaged Children in the Los Angeles County Public Service Agencies and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

“The 12th Annual Hollywood Holiday Celebrity Toy Drive Extravaganza was a huge success! Many thanks to everyone that took time out of their schedule to participate.” said Jarvee Hutcherson, MMPA and ASYM President.

The event was hosted by XAI Verandah Lounge located at 7677 Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, California 90046 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

The requirement by event organizers was to make a donation to their charitable organizations and to take an unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more.

There was a red carpet, dessert table, gift bag given to all attendees at the end of event which included a CD from Izzy Chait title “Izzy Chait Love For The Holidays”.

Photos credit to: Bob Delgadillo

Some of the celebrities and personalities the brought unwrapped toys and the attended the event were Dr. Mark Valinsky, Kitty Pleasant, Juan Hutcherson, Jennifer Murphy, Johnny Venokur and many more.

Also there was a live performance by Izzy Chait and oh course Santa Claus was among the guests.

The Multicultural Motion Picture Association and American Society of Young Musicians are 501c3 non-profit organizations.

Photos credit to: Bob Delgadillo from Bob Delgadillo Photographer

Allison Iraheta of American Idol Season 8 attended The 17th Annual MMPA Oscar Week Student Filmmakers Luncheon

On Friday, March 5, 2010 The 17th Annual Multicultural Motion Picture Association Oscar Week Shttps://web.archive.org/web/20100810080500/tudent Filmmakers Luncheon was held at The Montage Beverly Hills Hotel from 10 am to 2pm.

The MMPA presented students with financial awards for their film projects. The event was hosted by Chris Schauble, KNBC-4 Los Angeles News Anchor.

The students were expected to meet this year 82nd Academy Award Nominees: Lee Daniels, and the cast of “Precious” Gabourey Sidibe, Monique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Anika Noni Rose (The Frog Princess), Aaron Quinn, (The Blind Side) Tom Ford and David Scaerce (A Single Man) Kimberley Myers and Shelly Jo Reesman. The expected celebrities guests were Colin Firth, Morgan FreemanSandra Bullock , Carrey Mulligan, Anna Kendrick, Tami Farrell, Jeremy Renner, Henry Selick, Jon Musker, Ron Clements, Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith, Robert Kenner, Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff, Elise Pearlstein, Stephen Bognar, Gregori J Martin , Tivi Magnusson, Joel & Ethan Coen and more.

Some of the celebrities the attended were Singer Allison Iraheta, Model Sophie Turner, Actress Lily Collins, Actor Quinton Aaron, Ray McKinnon, Model Derek Pratt, Nurse Cherilyn Lee, Actor Lorenzo Lamas and fiance Shawna Craig.

About The Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA):
Is a 501 © 3 non-profit arts that provides scholarships annually to a certain number of qualified film students and trade guild apprentices who have shown dedication and talent for furthering their studies in the cinematic arts. The MMPA’s annual Oscar Week Luncheon is always a highly anticipated afternoon event amid sumptuous mid-day dining where talented young filmmakers intermingle with Academy Award® nominees and studio executives. The MMPA utilizes committed individuals who bring their skills and commitment to schools, as well as youth and civic organizations, where teens and young adults need career mentoring, coupled with equipment and technical support. For more information visit http://www.thediversityawards.org