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JPR OMNI  New York

Press Release

December 27, 2013 - 6:00p EST

For Immediate Release


Edinburg Arts Day Welcomes Broadway Actor Gabrielle Ruiz Home

Gabrielle Ruiz Edinburg, Texas native and Broadway Actors returns to her hometown of to teach two classes at the 2014 Edinburg Arts Day.

The Edinburg Arts Foundation will be holding the 2014 Edinburg Arts Day which will feature established Broadway Actor and Edinburg native Gabreille Ruiz.  This free event to Middle School, High School and College Students will be held at The Edinberg Boys & Girls Club Gym January 4, 2014.  For reservation information please contact Rebeka Gonzalez at 956.607.6858.  There will be a general question and answer period afterwards.

This event is made possible by a generous contribution of the Edinburg Economic Council, friends of the Edinburg Arts Foundation in association with the City of Edinburg Texas and the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library.

From the Library’s website: “The Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library (DMSML) was name after Marine Lance Corporal Dustin Michael Sekula. Dustin was the first Edinburg native to be killed during Iraqi Freedom War; he was 18 years of age when he lost his life defending our country.

As the public library for the City of Edinburg, we strive to empower our community through various services and programs and we acknowledge that education is the key to individual success. Therefore, we actively promote early literacy programs and encourage lifelong learning and the continued quest for knowledge.

The DMSML through Edinburg Arts encourages, promotes and celebrates the Arts of our community.”

Ms. Ruiz is returning to Rio Grande Valley to promote the previously announced film Sex, Love & Salsa at the McAllen Public Library on January 2, 2014.  This separate event includes a reception catered by Frida’s Cantina and Grill, a viewing of the film and an intimate talkback with Ms. Ruiz, the film’s director and producers.  Tickets can be purchased at; $16.00.

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- Edinburg Art Foundations’ Edinburg Arts Day and Sex, Love & Salsa not associated.

- Sex, Love & Salsa to play the Rio Grande Valley Press Release 2013DEC10 - (

- Inquiries for Ms. Gabrielle Ruiz are being handled by her publicist JPR Omni New York, 917.362.0616

- Additional Information from the Edinburg Arts Foundation: Rebeka Gonzalez, 956.607.6858

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