Friday, June 16, 2006

See Barb in Washington, DC

Renewing the Culture: A View from Hollywood

A panel discussion, featuring:

Barbara Nicolosi of Act One, Inc.

Karen Covell of Hollywood Prayer Network

Michelle Suh of Hollywood Connect

Three Hollywood professionals and entertainment industry ministry leaders discuss
what Hollywood Christians are doing to transform the culture,
and what you can do to help.

When: Thursday, June 29th at 7 pm Where: Mclean Bible Church
Community Room A
Admission is free. 8925 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

Barbara is founder and Executive Director of Act One. She has an MA in Film from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She has been a director of development, a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, and a consultant on many film and television projects. She wrote The Work, a full-length feature set during the Spanish Civil War, for IMMI Pictures of Beverly Hills. Barbara recently co-edited the book Behind the Screen: Hollywood Insiders on Faith, Film, and Culture from Baker Books.

Karen Covell is a TV producer and director of the Hollywood Prayer Network. Her producing credits include Headliners & Legends with Matt Lauer for MSNBC and America's Throwaway Children. Karen and her husband, Jim, have authored two books, How to Talk About Jesus Without Freaking Out and The Day I Met God, both published by Multnomah Press. They speak across America challenging the church to see Hollywood as the world's most influential mission field.

Michele received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern California in Violin Performance. She has performed with artists including Leann Rimes, Rod Stewart, David Benoit, Guns N Roses, Burt Bacharach, composers Lalo Schifrin, James Horner & Michael Kamen, and world renowned classical conductor Zubin Mehta. She has also performed with Christian artists John David Webster, the Kry, and Morgan Grace. With an equal passion for unifying faith-based artists in the arts and entertainment ministry, she has served on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ's music ministry for 12 years, started and led an Industry Women’s Support Group for four years, served as the Assistant Coordinator for Media Fellowship International Los Angeles, coordinated the Hollywood Prayer Network Studio Lot Prayer Walks for five years, and in 2003 through Hollywood Presbyterian Church, started the organization Hollywood Connect, an arts and entertainment ministry helping to equip industry Christians to realize their God-given calling.

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Paul Brahler said...

Being unemployed for almost 4 years while having a host of disorders I must say I am impressed! My father was born in Washington D.C.

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