Columbus, Ohio (PressExposure) June 27, 2008 -- Multimedia star Jade Esteban Estrada will perform on the main stage of Columbus Pride 2008 at 5:30 p.m. in Bicentennial Park in Columbus, Ohio. The Latin pop singer will perform songs from his CD âAngelâ which have been featured on the Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning police drama âThe Shield.â Admission is free. All ages are invited to attend. For more information visit http://www.getjaded.com or http://www.columbuspride.org.
âJade Esteban Estrada has performed at nearly 200 PrideFests all around the world,â states Nic Corbett of the Tallahassee Democrat. âCompellingâ¦Broadway-caliber,â says Michael Grossberg of the Columbus Dispatch.
Estrada, who is the host of the 19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Bravo this weekend, has been featured on âThe Graham Norton Effectâ on Comedy Central and â30 Rockâ and âFriday Night Lightsâ on NBC. He also performed hosting duties at Tallahassee PrideFest 2008 this year. His music video âBella Morenaâ can be seen on YouTube.com.
The Lancaster Eagle Gazette calls him âa Latin sensation.â The Copenhagen Post calls him âa gay Latin icon.â The Fresno Bee calls him âpassionate and sophisticated.â Gene Downs of the Savannah Morning News calls him âa smokinâ act.â
His trilogy of âICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1-3â all opened at the Columbus National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival from 2002-2006.
âJade Esteban Estrada is, without a doubt, one of the best and most important artists San Antonio has ever bred and definitely our ambassador to the world,â states activist Gene Elder of the Happy Foundation.
The television star recently released a designer humor line of bilingual greeting cards, âJade Esteban Estrada for Nos Vemos Greetingsâ in January.
Estrada stars in the upcoming independent film âJosieâ directed by Will Martin.