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South East Film Association Features Jade Esteban Estrada

06-27-2007 06:06 PM CET | Arts & Culture

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Comedian Jade Esteban Estrada has been called the "first gay Latin star" by The Advocate and Out Magazine. . He is the featured member of the Southeast Film Association this month. Photo by FADELA CASTRO.

Comedian Jade Esteban Estrada has been called the "first gay Latin star" by The Advocate and Out Magazine. . He is the featured member of the Southeast Film Association this month. Photo by FADELA CASTRO.

South East Film Association Features Jade Esteban Estrada ”America’s Prince of Pride” turns attention to filmmakers

June 27, 2007 - New York, N.Y. – The South East Film Association has named music, stage and television star Jade Esteban Estrada as its featured member.

Estrada's television credits include appearances on the Emmy-nominated "In the Life TV" on PBS, "Friday Night Lights" on NBC and "The Graham Norton Effect" on Comedy Central. His popular Latin dance music can be heard on the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning police drama, "The Shield" on the FX Network.

Formally the choreographer to television personality Charo and a scratch vocalist for the Back Street Boys, Estrada released his debut CD "Angel" (Vicarious) in 2001 and in 2002 took part in the "Being Out Rocks" (Centaur) CD compilation in honor of National Coming Out Day for the Human Rights Campaign.

In October 2006, Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher paid tribute to Estrada by commissioning him the title of "Kentucky Colonel," the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky that acknowledges outstanding ambassadors of goodwill and fellowship around the world. The Texas native joined other honorary colonels which include Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Bob Hope, Joan Crawford, Johnny Depp, Muhammad Ali and Pope John Paul II.

NBC News calls Estrada “America’s Prince of Pride.” He has performed and emceed 179 pride events worldwide and was the first American artist ever to headline pride events in Iceland and in Denmark.

Tom Sime of the Dallas Morning News calls Estrada, "...funny and irreverent." "Most performers would be happy to have a fraction of Jade Esteban Estrada's career," states Marty Rosen of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Hector Saldana of the San Antonio Express-News calls him "a show biz messiah." Roy Proctor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch calls him "a master entertainer."

For more information visit http://www.sefilmclub.com/2007/06/featured-member-jade-esteban-estrada.html

For further information or to request high resolution artwork or an interview, please contact Greta Golding at vicariouspr@aol.com, call 646-342-8647 or visit www.getjaded.com.

Vicarious Productions produces the shows of national touring artist Jade Esteban Estrada of Comedy Central.

Adam Salazar
Vicarious New York
646-342-8647
www.getjaded.com

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