LATV To Air Month of Live Performances from LAMC
Posted by Elena del Valle on August 19, 2005
Singled out by The New York Times for its support of the Latin Alternative Genre in a recent cover story entitled “Latinos Say Rock is More Than Just Reggaeton,” LATV will air artist interviews and performances from the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) throughout August. Artists profiled and featured during the special espisodes of “LATV Live” include Coheed & Cambria, Aterciopelados, Javier Garcia, Plastilina Mosh, Natalia y La Forquetina, Sara Valenzuela, Los Amigos Invisibles, and JD Natasha.
The Los Angeles-based bilingual youth network LATV will bring on the rock in August with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and live performances from the recent Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) in
“LATV has been an integral part of the Alternative Latin Music genre and continues to be a great outlet for this music” says conference co-founder Tomas Cookman
With its groundbreaking mix of English and Spanish language music and lifestyle programming, LATV has solidified itself as the leading network among bicultural Latinos in
LATV Live recently won an Imagen Award for Best Television Variety Special, beating out programming from networks like SiTV and Fox Deportes en Espanol. The Awards, presented in 17 categories by the Imagen Foundation, were established in 1985 to encourage and recognize the positive portrayal of Latinos in all media, and to increase Latino representation at all levels of the entertainment industry. LATV had the greatest presence of any network in the category, with nominations for both LATV Live and also Mex 2 The Max.
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