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.
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.
June 2, 2012 |
If the success of History's recent miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys" is any indication, it's still tough to beat a good tale from the frontier. Whether emanating from an iPhone or a 90-inch flat screen, there's something about hoofbeats stirring up mountainous mulch and men in big hats meting out justice that twangs the American heartstrings deep and true. Though set in the modern west, A&E's new law enforcement drama "Longmire" hits many of the same notes. A place of flat plains edged with pine-crowded mountains, Absaroka County, Wyoming, still answers to its sheriff, one Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor)
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.
May 27, 2012 |
Katee Sackhoff is rough, tough and buff. At least, that's how millions ofsci-fi fans know the statuesque blond actress from"Battlestar Galactica," on which she played hotshot fighter pilot Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace for four seasons. Coming back to TV for the contemporary western crime drama "Longmire," Sackhoff will still flex her muscles, just in a slightly different way. Her character is a transplanted Philadelphia detective, Victoria Moretti, who's wrestling with her new life as a small-town deputy in Wyoming.