In Love With Bolero with Eloy Cepero Thu, Aug 21th 6PM CST

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Click to hear the show Thursday at 6pm CST

Co Hosting: Monica Rosales, Executive Director of DocMiami.org

Eloy Cepero is an avid music collector, historian, and TV and radio show host.  His top rated “Grandes Leyendas Musicales” (Great Musical Legends) has aired nerly 200 shows on three different local tv stations.  For the past 5 years, he has been hosting a radio show by the same name on WWFE, La Poderosa, Saturdays from 12 to 1 PM which, to date, has aired over 250 radio shows.

Since 2008, at the University of Miami Institute of Cuban and Cuban American Studies (ICCAS), Eloy heads a living history project, also  named “Grandes Leyendas Musicales”, where once a month he interviews important figures of Cuban music before a live audience, about their lives, experiences and contribution to music.   These interviews are preserved both at ICCAS and the Cuban Heritage Collection of the University of Miami for future use by anyone wanting to research the music, musicians and times.

His first published book, “Cuba 1902 – 1962, a Journey Through Postcards” was a best seller and was followed by “Cuba 1898 – 1915, a Journey Through Postcards”.  His latest book “Tales of a Cuban Family from Bahia Honda to Iceland, Memories of a Pedro Pan,” has been well received and he recently collaborated with 30 other Cuban exiled writers, on “Cuba, an Epic Journey” depicting the rise of the Castro regime and the last 50 years of the Cuban exile in the U.S.

We’ll be discussing his latest work, “In Love With Bolero”

Through The Lens with Jose Luis Martinez and Andres LaBrada 4/5/2014

Jose Luis Martinez and Andres LaBrada

Looking Thru the Lens

Co Host: Monica Rosales of DocMiami

Special guests: Born in Brooklyn, New York, Andres LaBrada, after being handed a Nikon F SLR camera from his parents as a child, began a lifelong journey in the medium of photography and film. After mastering cinematography at the University of Miami’s Cosford cinematography and film studies, Andy went on to direct and produce productions featured at film festivals across the United States & United Kingdom. With his lifelong passion in Photography and years of working in the film medium, Mr. LaBrada now uses the techniques of film/video production in his photography collection.

Jose Luis Martinez began his career in the Miami talent industry as a booking agent. In Los Angeles, he worked on a motion picture production desk at International Creative Management (ICM), where he had the opportunity to support several Academy Award winning clients. Upon returning to Miami, Jose Luis worked with the Miami International Film Festival to help plan and execute its 25th edition; an eleven-day event that featured world premieres and A-list stars. Upon returning to Miami, Mr. Martinez worked with the Miami International Film Festival to help plan and execute its 25th edition; an eleven-day event that featured world premieres and A-list stars. Jose Luis also works to help shed light to human rights issues in Cuba.

You are all invited to see and listen how “through the lense” these artists bring reality into full view.

Ladies Night with Monica Rosales, Ida Haendel and Giselle Brodsky 3/18/2014

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Ida Hendel

Co Host: Monica Rosales, executive Director of DocMiami.

Ida Hendel She was a child prodigy. At 4, she began formal studies with Miecyzslaw Michalowicz at the Warsaw Conservatory, where she won its gold medal in 1933. She then pursued training in Paris and London with Flesch and Enesco. She attracted notice in London when she appeared as soloist in the Brahms Concerto under Sir Henry Wood’s direction at a Proms concert. During World War II, she gave many concerts for Allied troops. Her career was the subject of the CBC-TV documentary IDA HAENDEL: A VOYAGE OF MUSIC in 1988.

And Giselle Brodsky the founder, director and chief artistic advisor of Patrons of Exceptional Artists, Inc. a foundation dedicated to the support of exceptionally gifted performing artists. She is also the co-founder and artistic director of the Miami International Piano Festival where she oversees all music events. Her track record for finding and presenting exceptional artists has been impressive and she is widely recognized as an authority figure in the field of classical musical.

Beginning February through May, Sugar Sand Park will welcome this one-of-a-kind documentary film festival experience. Tickets are $5.00 per film and can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box Office at Sugar Sand Park at 561-347-3948, or online. Each film begins at 7:00 pm, and the films are not yet rated, so adult supervision is required. To learn more about DocMiami International Film Festival, visit www.docmiami.org.