Nat Chediak to win the 2015 ArtesMiami Lydia Cabrera Award

Nat Chediak, world cinema expert, award-winning music producer and author, will receive the ArtesMiami Lydia Cabrera Award on Friday, July 24th, at 12:30 p.m. at Fleming’s Restaurant in Coral Gables, Florida. A winner of Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, Chediak founded the Miami Film Festival and made it one of the most successful film festivals in the world. He also produced El Arte del Sabor, which won the Grammy and Latin Grammy, as well as Lágrimas Negras, with Fernando Trueba (winner of the Oscar). The release sold more than one million copies. He is the co-author of the lyrices to the theme of Chico & Rita, the 2012 Oscar nominee for Best Animated Film. Chediak currently serves as director of programming at the Coral Gables Art Cinema.

The event is co-presented by Biltmore Parc and U.S. Century Bank with ArtesMiami, Inc. Internationally renowned writer Carlos Alberto Montaner and President of ArtesMiami Dr. Aida Levitan will introduce Mr. Chediak.

To reserve for the event ($125 per person), please contact info@artesmiami.org. Space is very limited and reservations must be made in advance.

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Community, Culture, Charity was the theme surrounding the 10th annual charity luncheon honoring 12 Latinas and a Latina Pioneer in from Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County that took place on Friday, August 12th at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida.  Bank of America in partnership with Latina Style Magazine, the nation’s leading magazine for Hispanic women, were sponsors once again.  Co-sponsoring was Nielsen, the world’s leading provider of marketing information, audience measurement, and business media products and services.  Continue reading