Time once again to check in with Star Trek’s first captain, William Shatner. First up watch live video of Bill’s Horse Show Charity event for Saturday Night (6:30 PM Pacific). Plus we have news on Bill injecting himself into Canadian politics and video of Bill discussing a "Charlie Sheen secret." Finally, find out how you can see Bill with big celebrities reading Shakespeare in LA next week.
LIVE VIDEO: Watch Shatner’s Charity Horse Show LIVE Sat 6:30 PM
Watch Bill Shatner LIVE with Sheryl Crow live in concert on Saturday, April 30 (6:30 PM Pacific ), at the 21st annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show broadcast live on Stickam (see below). Singer-songwriter Jessica Sokolove will also perform. Viewers will have the opportunity to make donations throughout the webcast to help support the organization’s charitable programs.
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Shatner fights for Canadian seals
Canadian-born William Shatner stepped into Canadian politics this week. On Monday Canada holds federal elections with prime minister Stephen Harper’s conservative party trying to hold on to power. And in the height of the campaign season, Shatner (on behalf of PETA) wrote a letter to Harper calling for the end the government’s financial support for seal hunting. Shatner argues that not only is the seal hunting "cruel," but the government support of the hunters is wasteful. The letter concludes:
At a time of massive budget cuts in Canada, when many Canadians are struggling just to pay their bills, the government continues to defend this dying industry because both the Conservative and Liberal parties crave the region’s seven swing seats in Parliament.
Shatner tries to inject seal hunting funding into Canadian election politics
Shatner joins big celebs for UCLA Shakespeare reading May 9
William Shatner is part of an all-star cast for the "Simply Shakespeare" reading of The Merry Wives of Windsor at UCLA’s Royce Hall on Monday May 9th. Bill will be joined by Reba McEntire, Christina Applegate, Kenneth Branagh, Faith Hill, Eric Idle, Arte Johnson, Eugene Levy, Tim McGraw, Martin Short, Tracey Ullman, Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks.
Tickets for the performance costs $95 and $175. Details at uclalive.org.
VIDEO: William Shatner Shares Charlie Sheen Secret
Does William Shatner reveal the secret to Charlie Sheen’s next career move to his Australian audience at his recent appearance in Melbourne?