Entries Tagged ‘los angeles’

George Lopez Travels to Jerusalem; Visits Jesus’ Tomb, Gets Re-Baptized, and Proclaims ‘He is Risen’

Tweet Actor/comedian George Lopez had a spiritual reawakening during his recent visit to Jerusalem. According to photos he posted the 53-year-old visited parts of the region considered holy including the Wailing Wall, the supposed tomb of Jesus, and was re-baptized in the Jordan River. Lopez traveled around the country of Israel mid-November and shared the […]

Why the César Chávez Film “Failed” at the U.S. Box Office

Tweet by Alisa Valdes The question on every Latino’s mind this week? Why is the César Chávez biopic, directed by the amazing Diego Luna and starring powerhouse actors Michael Peña and Rosario Dawson, failing so badly at the U.S. box office? The film had a huge promotional budget and push. Everyone knew it was coming. […]

HBO Orders “The Brink” With Esai Morales TV Series

Tweet The word came down yesterday, HBO has given a series order to the dark comedy The Brink, which means Esai Morales will be the the next Latino President of the United States (his pal Jimmy Smits held that office first on TV). The pilot script was written by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, directed […]

Edward James Olmos to Be Honored for His Advocacy

Tweet Actor and filmmaker Edward James Olmos will be recognized for his work against human trafficking, his support for immigration reform and his fast with Cesar Chavez to call attention to farm worker safety. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will present the “Stand and Deliver” actor with the Lupe Ontiveros Indomitable Spirit Award at […]

L.A. Woman Posts Alleged Police Brutality Video to YouTube

Tweet Aloni Bonilla uploaded one of the close to 82,000 YouTube videos with headlines that promise to show “police brutality caught on tape.” “220lb. OFFICER BEATS UP WOMAN INSIDE A HOSPITAL,” reads the headline for the 20-minute video Bonilla uploaded on March 9, 2013. But Bonilla’s YouTube video is different from most of the videos […]

Eastside record label still spinning out the music

Tweet Rampart Records’ founder had hoped it would become a ‘Mexican American Motown.’ Its current head just hopes it can keep on going. January 08, 2013| By Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times Hector Gonzalez earlier had a career as a TV sound-man, receiving an Emmy award as part of a team covering the 1984 Olympics. […]


Tweet This energetic LA band offers a musical interpretation of the state of the American life from a multicultural point of view. “This record picks up where many artists left off in the early 70s,” says guitarist Michael Sanders. Several Upcoming So. Cal Shows! Vesper Public Relations. — Armed with a powerful and poignant message, […]

Rare Tape of a Radio Show on the Evolution of Chicano Rock Music Found After 40 Years

Tweet   by Joe Ortiz The tape contains music and interviews with Chicano rock pioneers TIERRA, YAQUI, Mark Guerrero and Chicano rock music producer, Art Brambila, which aired 40 years ago on KLOS-FM in Los Angeles, CA. Memories, precious memories! Joe Ortiz, 1st Mexican American to host a talk show on an English-language, commercial radio […]