June 8, 2007
The public is invited to a free staged reading of "Burning Desire," a new play written by and starring Lou Diamond Phillips. Directed by Wendie Malick, the romantic comedy also features Dan Lauria, Amy Smart and Michael Urie. The reading will take place at 8 p.m. June 18 at the Hayworth Theatre, 2509 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Information: (800) 838-3006 or www.thehayworth.com.
July 8, 1995 |
"Latin Nights: An All-Star Celebration" offers Latino comics and singers at a Universal Amphitheatre performance benefit for the National Hispanic Scholarship Fund, at 8 tonight on ABC. Gloria Estefan, Carlos Santana, Culture Clash, Cheech Marin, Jimmy Smits, Rosie Perez, John Mendoza, Lou Diamond Phillips and Real McCoy join host Paul Rodriguez. The show also features tributes to veterans Rita Moreno and Ricardo Montalban.
September 5, 1990 |
Lou Diamond Phillips of "La Bamba" and "Young Guns II" was hospitalized over the weekend because of bleeding from a tonsillectomy, his spokesman says. The 28-year-old actor was taken by paramedics to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Thursday after losing blood while eating at a restaurant, Eddie Michaels said Tuesday. "He had a tonsillectomy about two weeks ago, and this was what they call residual bleeding," Michaels said. "He actually lost a lot of blood.
May 11, 2007
Lou Diamond Phillips, Richard Schiff, Samantha Mathis, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Larry Gelbart and Robert Wuhl will be among the celebrities to participate in PEN USA's annual fundraiser on May 20, "Forbidden Fruit: Readings From Banned Works of Literature." The program of readings begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The event also will pay tribute to actor and author Kirk Douglas for defending freedom of expression. The public is invited to attend.
September 16, 1994 |
"Sioux City" has the rough outline, at least, of a murder mystery, one in which Lou Diamond Phillips, as a half-Lakota, L.A.-bred yuppie, retreats to the Native American reservation of his birth to solve the puzzle of his natural mother's sudden demise. We're not talking Tony Hillerman here.
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May 11, 1990
Famed Latino rocker Ritchie Valens, whose death in a 1959 plane crash with Buddy Holly is still considered one of the greatest single tragedies in popular music history, will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. A ceremony unveiling the star is set for 12:30 p.m. at 6733 Hollywood Blvd., according to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.