Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Meet Sara Garcia of the Hit Series "Ride" on Hallmark: 7 Things to Know About Her

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist

Canadian actress Sara Garcia is one of the stars of the new western series Ride on Hallmark, where she plays the role of Valeria Galindo. She is also known for her acting work in The Flash on The CW. Read on to find out 7 things to know about her.
Favorite Movies
"I actually watched Ghosted on Apple TV+ with Ana de Armas and Chris Evans but it was really good and really fun," she said. "I love rom-com action dramas, those are my favorite genres there is because they are so fun and exciting, and I also watched Woman King and that blew my mind ."

Tribeca Film Festival 2023 Runs June 7th-18th 2023, Films & Presentations by Emerging and Known Storytellers, Parties, Events and More

The prestigious and groundbreaking Tribeca Film Festival runs from June 7th - June 18th 2023. See a curated variety of new films by established and up and coming filmmakers, hear some enlightening presentations by artists, industry professionals and known actors and get to know more about the film industry. This year features video game projects. Visit the website to obtain tickets for the various events:

Feel-Good Interview Series - Get to Know Emma Samms, Actress, Member of the British Empire and Founder of the Starlight Children's Foundation

By Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Emma Samms, MBE, is known for playing such popular TV characters as Holly Sutton on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” and Fallon Carrington on the ‘80s primetime drama “Dynasty.” 
In 2016, she was made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to charity (especially working with seriously ill and terminal children). In her personal life, she is married to Simon McCoy, a former BBC News broadcaster and journalist.
Favorite Movies 
“Obviously, nothing that I’ve been in because I can’t stand watching myself,” she said with a sweet laugh. “I like ‘The Princess Bride’ because it is magical and charming, and I watch ‘The Holiday’ every Christmas.”

Feel - Good Interview Series: Meet Actor Stephen Huszar: 6 Things to Know About Him

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Actor Stephen Huszar has starred in many TV and holiday films for the Hallmark Channel, Lifetime, and for Netflix. He is known for his recurring role in the "Ruby Herring" Mystery series. He also appeared as the DC comic book character Jared Morillo/Plunder in "The Flash." He also stars in the horror movie "Rabid." 
His most recent Hallmark films include "A Royal Christmas Crush," "Love in Glacier National" and "The Jane Mysteries: Inheritance Lost." Read on to find out six interesting things about him this versatile actor.

Feel-Good Interview Series: Get to Know Drake Rodger of "The Winchesters": 7 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, Powerjournalist

Rising actor Drake Rodger is known for his starring role as John Winchester in “The Winchesters” on The CW opposite Meg Donnelly. He is also known for his work in “The In Between” as well as ‘Quiet in My Town.” Read on to find out some interesting things about the talented young actor. 
On being a part of “The Winchesters,” Rodger noted that he enjoyed filming, especially in New Orleans. “It was a lot of fun,” he said. “I love the cast, the crew, and the story,” he added. Rodger likes playing John due to him being a complex character, and showcasing the different sides of him such as who he wants to be vs. who he is fated to be. 

Friday, June 9, 2023

NYC Event: Acclaimed Tony-Award Winning Singer/Actress Tonya Pinkins to Perform 4 Free Concerts in June 2023 at Little Island in Manhattan

What 's better than seeing a free concert in NYC Tony-Award winner and multi-hyphenate Tonya Pinkins will be a part of the concerts in New York City. She will perform four FREE concerts this month at Little Island in Manhattan. The dates are June 14, 15, 21 and 22nd. Concerts start at 8pm but please visit the website for updates here: Little Island is located at Pier 55 in Hudson River Park West, 13th Street, New York, NY 10014.

Renowned theater actress, Tonya Pinkins is a three-time Tony nominee, winning the award in 1992 for her performance as Sweet Anita in Jelly’s Last Jam. Over the course of her career in theater, she has also been recognized with Opie, Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, AUDLECO, Garland, LA Drama Critics Circle, Clarence Derwent and NAACP Theater awards.  

Friday, June 2, 2023

Soul Doctor Film to Screen Nationwide June 13th, 2023 Presented by Fathom Events and Lisa Simone - Follows Rabbi Shlomo Carlbach and Civil Rights Icon Dr. Nina Simone


Fathom Events and Lisa Simone present the film Soul Doctorthe Broadway movie-musical about the ‘rock star’ Rabbi Shlomo Carlbach, and his relationship with the music and civil rights icon Dr. Nina Simone. 
The special nationwide screenings of Soul Doctor will take place in more than 600 select theaters for one night only on June 13. For tickets and information, please visit Fathom Events.   
Additionally, audiences will be treated with a very special message at the beginning of the film’s new theatrical release by Executive Producer Lisa Simone, who states, “Soul Doctor is a testament to the healing power of music. It is medicine for the soul, plain and simple. The kinship between Nina Simone and Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach demonstrates the influence we can have on each other when we look past our differences. Their impact on each other, and the world as we know it today, remains a beacon of what is possible when we follow our heart’s calling no matter the odds.”