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By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Opening up the Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV telecast San Antonio’s Joshua Franco (12-0, 6 KOs) who is trained by Robert Garcia had his hands full against a very tough and game Antonio Rodriguez (8-17-, 3 KOs) of Durango, Mexico going the distance in a scheduled six round bout. Show More Summary

City Council hopeful was no-show at crucial school control vote

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Candidate Robert Rodriguez is under fire for missing a critical vote.

Bob Rodriguez: "We Are Witnessing The Development Of A Perfect Storm"

Authored by Robert Huebscher via, Robert L. Rodriguez was the former portfolio manager of the small/mid-cap absolute-value strategy (including FPA Capital Fund, Inc.) and the absolute-fixed-income strategy (including FPA New Income, Inc.) and a former managing partner at FPA, a Los Angeles-based asset manager. Show More Summary

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, June 25-July 2: California Philharmonic and more

Frida Laura Virella sings the title role in Long Beach Opera’s staging of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s opera about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; in Spanish and English with projected subtitles. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Ends Sun., 8 p.m. $49-$150. (562) 470-7464....

Parents of alleged MS-13 victims speak at House hearing

Parents of two Long Island teenagers brutally slain in an alleged MS-13 killing are urging members of Congress to take action to combat gang violence. Evelyn Rodriguez and Robert Mickens … Click to Continue »

Death haunts Frida Kahlo's long and clumsily winding road to the lyric stage

last monthArts : Culture Monster

When Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s “Frida” had its premiere in 1991 at the American Music Theater Festival in Philadelphia, Frida Kahlo was certainly well known, but not the art-world rock star she has become in the quarter century since. For the hauntingly beautiful Mexican painter, who spent her...

The week ahead in L.A. classical music, June 18-25: Partch, California Philharmonic and more

last monthArts : Culture Monster

Classical Compiled by Matt Cooper Frida Mezzo-soprano Laura Virella sings the title role as Long Beach Opera presents the Southern California premiere of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s opera about renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; in Spanish and English; performed outdoors. Museum of Latin American...

Frida Kahlo’s life was an opera, so why not turn it into one?

One day in the early 1990s, composer Robert Xavier Rodriguez received a request he couldn’t resist: compose a new opera about Frida Kahlo. But the offer was fraught with mountainous challenges. “The producers had been through three composers already,” said Rodriguez, 70, a Texas native with strong Mexican roots.  And the timeline for the project […]

‘Sin City’ TV Show Coming From Len Wiseman and Former ‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Back in 2013, The Weinstein Company expressed interest in bringing the world of Sin City to the small screen. They wanted the show to involve the series’ creator, Frank Miller, and the films’ co-director, Robert Rodriguez. However, they’re...Show More Summary

Sin City Getting Rebooted for TV by a Former Walking Dead Showrunner

Sin City, Frank Miller's landmark comic series that spawned two movie adaptations directed by Robert Rodriguez and Miller, is being turned into a TV series. Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films are developing a TV reboot that will closely follow the comics. Show More Summary

Video Essay Explores the Unexpected Legacy of ‘Grindhouse’

Ten years ago, we returned to the Grindhouse. A love letter to the gory, lurid and grimy exploitation films they personally love, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse was the very definition of a passion project. Released in April of 2007, the double feature film put Tarantino’s Death Proof and Rodriguez’s Planet Terror alongside a handful […]

Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins On Why She Prefers Film Over Digital

Film or digital? This is a conversation that has permeated movie geeks for the past 15 or so years. Ever since the early 2000s when Robert Rodriguez shot Once Upon a Time in Mexico on film, and when George Lucas started pioneering the format, the debate has taken over. Show More Summary

Buy Donuts from Machete -- Or Else

Danny Trejo: man, myth, Machete. The Los Angeles actor most famous for his collaborations with Austin director Robert Rodriguez turns 73 (!) on Tuesday, and it made us wonder: Whatever happened to that doughnut shop he planned to open? Trejo's Coffee & Donuts opens Tuesday on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles, according to Eater. Show More Summary

'Shark Tank' Guest Shark Lineup Announced for Season 9: Alex Rodriguez, Bethenny Frankel, & More!

ABC has announced a lineup of guest sharks to join the upcoming ninth season of Shark Tank! The six main sharks – Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary – will continue to rotate throughout the season. When only four of them are able to appear on an episode, [...]

Actor Michael Parks, known for 'Twin Peaks' and his work with Quentin Tarantino, dies at 77

Michael Parks, a veteran character actor and singer who enjoyed a late-career resurgence on the series “Twin Peaks” and as a go-to for directors such as Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith, died Tuesday at 77. Parks’ agent confirmed his death. No cause was given. Smith, who cast...

Michael Parks Dies: ‘Then Came Bronson’, ‘Kill Bill’ Actor Was 77

Michael Parks, the brooding actor who broke through as television’s first easy rider on Then Came Bronson and resurrected by David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, and Robert Rodriguez as an icon of Hollywood cool, died yesterday. He was 77. His...Show More Summary

Newswire: R.I.P. Michael Parks, Quentin Tarantino and Kevin Smith favorite

Michael Parks, the longtime character actor who was a favorite of directors like Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, and Kevin Smith, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The news was confirmed by his agent, who declined to name a cause of death. Show More Summary

RIP Michael Parks, Genre Actor Dies at 77

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Made appearances in films by Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino The post RIP Michael Parks, Genre Actor Dies at 77 appeared first on

The Great Character Actor Michael Parks Has Died

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Michael Parks, who began his career as a prolific television actor before evolving into a secret weapon for directors like Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, and Kevin Smith, has passed away at the age of 77. He leaves behind a filmography...Show More Summary

New baby monitors offer high-tech peace of mind, and questions

One night last fall, Victoria Rodriguez, a pediatric hospitalist at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, was paged from the emergency room for a consultation on a case. An ER doctor had evaluated a 4-week-old infant, and although he couldn't find anything wrong with the baby,...

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