Synapse & Renisha Clara

Synapse (Alton Lizer) and Renisha Clara are a father/daughter Hip Hop duo of Dine’ Nation of northern Arizona. Their music reached a vast audience, from children to elderly. Synapse began writing lyrics at the age of 17, during high school lunch time “rap battles.” While coping with his early recovery from substance abuse, gang activity, and other negative… Read more »

WELL HUNG HEART

Well Hung Heart is an mostly American Rock band residing in Southern California, founded by Greta Valenti and Robin Davey. Originally a three piece (with Robin playing simultaneous guitar and bass), Well Hung Heart has transformed with the addition of Orange County bassist, Danielle Lehman to the group. Well Hung Heart’s reckless and raw live… Read more »

Jamie Coon

Jamie Coon’s music has been described as “Soul-Pop” and while that is accurate, there’s more to it than that. There’s a timeless quality to her music that comes from a simple recipe of well-crafted, melodic songs performed with feeling & superb musicianship. The Oklahoma native sings her heartfelt lyrics with a soulful delivery that ranges… Read more »

Carolina Hoyos

Stage and film actress and director Carolina Hoyos was born in Washington, DC. and raised in nearby Fairfax, Virginia. Her childhood as a competitive classical concert pianist and elementary school chorus accompanist was enriched with acting and directing after she played a ship captain in her 1st grade play. Her days quickly filled up with… Read more »

4th Native American Sketch Comedy Showcase – Performance Stills

4TH Sketch Comedy Showcase Performance Stills Sunday June 4th 10pm, 10 Native Actors and Actresses performed sketch comedy at the iO West Comedy Club in Hollywood. Thanks for the great work! Sponsored by Council District -13 and City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell. This showcase was established in 2013 to highlight talented Native American… Read more »

THE NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB Meeting With CBS Entertainment Diversity

On June 7th, 2017 Native TV Writers Lab participants met with CBS Entertainment Diversity executives Tiffany Smith Anoa’i and Jeanne Mau. Tiffany and Jeanne discussed the CBS writing programs, industry expectations and the next step for the writers. The participants inquired about representation opportunities, developing industry relationships, and creating new opportunities. Great thanks to Tiffany and Jeanne for… Read more »

2017 Native Youth Media Tours

In 2017, we expanded our Native Youth Media Tour program into a year round opportunity for our tribal partners. Youth from the Morongo Tribal TANF and the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay visited a CBS affiliate and Los Angeles movie studio over the summer as part of their multimedia workshop curriculum. Thanks to our corporate partners… Read more »

THE NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB Meeting With Creative Artists Agency

On June 5th 2017 Native TV Writer Lab participants met with CAA agent Ashley Holland. Ashley discussed her background, diversity and the industry. The participants inquired about representation, developing industry relationships, and creating new opportunities. Great thanks to Ashley for speaking with the group. Sponsored by NBCUniversal, CBS Entertainment Diversity, and HBO. The NATIVE AMERICAN… Read more »

4th Native American Sketch Showcase – Day Four Rehearsals

Day Four Rehearsals – Native Actors wrapped up their tech rehearsal on the mainstage at the Io West Comedy Club. Sunday June 4th 10pm, 10 Native Actors and Actresses will perform sketch comedy at the iO West Comedy Club in Hollywood. Sponsored by Council District -13 and City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell.