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Cafecito with Modesto Lacén

April 14 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Date and time

Sunday, April 14 · 11am – 12:30pm EDT


Salud Cerveceria

3306 North Davidson Street Charlotte, NC 28205 United States

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Grab some cafecito and learn about Lacén’s acting journey and his advocacy efforts for more Black talent in front and behind cameras. Audience Q&A to follow.

About Modesto Lacén

Actor, entrepreneur, tv host and teacher with a history of 30 years of uninterrupted work in Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain, Colombia and Dominican Republic.

One of his most important works was his interpretation of Pedro Knight (Celia Cruz’ husband) in the hit Off-Broadway play Celia: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz; which ran for over a year. Lacén reprises don Pedro Knight, from his early youth this time, in the TV series Celia, produced by Fox Telecolombia and Telemundo, released in 2015. Celia has aired with a great amount of success worldwide through Netflix.

His latest projects are Blue Beetle (Warner Bros)The Plane (Lionsgate), the reboot of Fantasy Island (FOX TV)Perfecto Anfitrión (Pantaya) and Puerto Rican films La Pecera (Sundance)Érase una vez en el Caribe and the soap opera Devuélveme la vida (Caracol TV).