#FACinfocus: Jose De Vega Jr., Actor & Choreographer, 55th Anniversary of West Side Story

It’s time to celebrate one of the greatest musicals of all time. Today, West Side Story turns 55! Yes, 55 years ago today, October 18, 1961, the musical film was theatrically released and it received high praise from critics and audiences nationwide.  It became the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won ten gold Oscar statuettes, including Best Picture (as well as a Special Award for co-director Jerome Robbins), becoming the record holder for the most wins for a movie musical. My favorite movie musical at the … Continue reading #FACinfocus: Jose De Vega Jr., Actor & Choreographer, 55th Anniversary of West Side Story

Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Lou Diamond Phillips

Lou Diamond Phillips is the seventh honoree in Bidyo’s new show, Filipino American Hall of Fame and the seventh episode airs this Sunday, October 2nd!  Bidyo is a new YouTube channel created by FilAm Creative.  Bidyo’s mission is to produce and promote content from emerging Filipino American talent.  Subscribe to the Bidyo Channel here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7-cvvEYApGwFOO337gUZuQ    Born at the Subic Bay Naval Station in Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines, the son of Lucita Umayam Arañas (Filipina mother) and Gerald Amon Upchurch (American father), Lou Diamond Phillips have been putting out quality work during his 30+ year career span.  From his breakthrough role as Ritchie Valens in … Continue reading Bidyo’s Filipino American Hall of Fame: Lou Diamond Phillips

Attend FAC’s Filipino Heritage Night at Dodger Stadium; June 17, 2016 @ 7pm

Join the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, June 17, 2016 as they host their 7th Annual Filipino Heritage Night!   RSVP HERE:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1750628778502249/ FilAm Creative’s Special Event Ticket Package includes: – Group Preferred Ticket Seating – Exclusive Dodgers’ Filipino Night T-Shirt (2016 below) – All-You-Can-Eat Pavilion (Unlimited Dodger Dogs, Nachos, Popcorn, Peanuts, Soft Drinks & Water) – Viewing of the Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny’s. – Children 3 years-old and younger are FREE (because they will have a seat in a paid person’s lap.) EVENT DETAILS Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Date: Friday, June 17, 2016 Time: 7:00pm … Continue reading Attend FAC’s Filipino Heritage Night at Dodger Stadium; June 17, 2016 @ 7pm