BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by The Imagen Foundation:
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080717/DC28027LOGO ) WHAT: 23rd Annual Imagen Awards Partial List of Confirmed Guest Appearances, Presenters and Attendees: Yancie Arias Melonie Diaz Kenny Ortega Kuno Becker Jorge Garcia Edward J. Olmos Demian Bichir Selena Gomez Lupe Ontiveros Maria Canalas-Barrera Humberto Guida Shalim Ortiz Kate Del Castillo Kathleen Herles Yolanda Perez Culture ClashB Eva La Rue Danny Pino Wanda De Jesus John Leguizamo Danielle Polanco Cote De Pablo Carlos Mencia Santino Michael De Lorenzo Cesar Millan Jimmy Smits Jo De La Rosa Pili Montilla Patricia Riggen Eugenio Derbez Rick Najera Jacob Vargas Leonor Varela * Photo Opps Available to Credentialed Media Only SPECIAL FOUNDATION AWARD HONOREES: -- Tony Plana (Lifetime Achievement Award) -- Rodrigo Garcia (Creative Achievement Award) -- Ligiah Villalobos (Norman Lear Writer's Award) WHEN: Thursday, August 21st at 7:00 PM PRE-SHOW AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT 5:00 - 5:30 PM RED CARPET ARRIVALS: 5:30 - 6:45 PM VIP MEDIA AWARDS ROOM (Open at 7:00 PM to Credentialed Media only) WHERE: The Beverly Hilton 9876 Wilshire Blvd. Beverley Hills, CA 90210
PARKING: Parking located on hotel premises - Partial validation available to ticketed/credentialed guests upon check-in.
BACKGROUND: The Imagen Awards, established 1985, encourages and recognizes positive portrayal of Latinos in all media and increases Latino representation at all levels in entertainment.
The Imagen Awards Ceremony, attended by A-list stars and top entertainment industry executives, is recognized by the Latino community as the pioneer for accessing and developing all levels of talent and excellence. Awards are given in 18 categories.
Past Imagen Awards attendees have included, but are not limited to: Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Smits, America Ferrera, George Lopez, Hector Elizondo, Mario Lopez, Melanie Griffith, Edward James Olmos, Wanda de Jesus, Danny Pino, Carlos Mencia, Constance Marie, and more...
For more information about tickets or media credentials, please visit http://www.imagen.org/ or call Forrest Beanum (310) 804-2591 with questions. Please note: Absolutely no entry will be granted to individuals/crews who have not received prior media credential approvals. Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080717/DC28027LOGOAP Archive: http://photoarchive.ap.org/PRN Photo Desk firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Imagen Foundation
Web Site: http://www.imagen.org/