Saturday, September 15, 2018, revised version of her book Hollywood Latinos Offspring will be presented.
LONG BEACH, CA, USA, September 14, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ —
– The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), the MOLAA Board of Directors and Dr. Lourdes I. Ramos presents respected author/actress, Miluka Rivera who will be presenting the latest revision of her book on Saturday, September 15, 2018. This activist journalist has been a relentless advocate to have Latinos more equally represented in Hollywood, noting that while the Hispanic population in the US grows, the opportunities in Hollywood do not. The evening will be dedicated in honor of the outstanding late actor Raúl Juliá in commemoration of his death. Actresses, Julie Carmen, Ivonne Coll and Liz Torres will be attending the event as well as other local actors.
The event will take place from 2:00 pm to 5:00 PM at the Museum of Latin American Arts (MOLAA).
Miluka Rivera has written 5 books. She is also an actress, a poet and a historian. She was also a journalist, and National Board member and (awardee) of the Screen Actors Guild. Rivera was recently honored with the “Best of our Community” award by noted Comité Noviembre from New York and received the plaque “Orgullo Boricua” (Puerto Rican Pride) from National Conference of Puerto Rican Women SoCal. In addition she was selected among the “Best Latino Literature Writers in Los Angeles, CA” by CBS network (CBS’s Best). In 2010 she received the “Exceptional Woman” award for her contributions to the arts and to the Latino community by La Opinión Newspaper. Rivera was the founder and instructor/ owner of the Kumaras Center for the Arts, Dance & Etiquette, established in Burbank, CA 11 years ago.
Dr. Lourdes I. Ramos states: “Miluka Rivera’s passion and perseverance for Hispanic culture is inspirational. She’s a woman who willfully pushes our culture to the forefront and future. We are pleased to have her at MOLAA.”
Museum of Latin American Art is located at: 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach, Calif. 90802
. Hours: Sun., Wed., Fri. and Sat., 11:00am – 5:00pm, Thursday, 11:00am – 9:00pm
Admission: $10.00 General/ $7.00 Students (w/ID) and seniors (65+) Members and kids under 12 Free. Free Admission every Sunday sponsored by Target
Info: (562) 437-1689 or www.molaa.org.
About the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) The internationally recognized Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) was founded in 1996 in Long Beach, California and serves the greater Los Angeles area. MOLAA is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art. In 2007 MOLAA unveiled its newly renovated and expanded campus designed by prominent Mexican architect, Manuel Rosen. The expansion more than doubled the Museum's size adding a 15,000-square foot sculpture garden.
With its physical expansion complete, MOLAA’s focus is on strengthening its collection, that now numbers over 1,600 works of art and maintaining its position as a multidisciplinary institution providing cross-cultural dialogue.
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