10th Annual GLAD Benefit

Tue

Sep

18

2012

Event Image for 10th Annual GLAD Benefit
  • ASL
  • English
West Hollywood, CA
at House of Blues

From Sep 18 - 6:00 pm to Sep 30 - 10:00 pm

Hosted by GLAD and Ken Paves


 

Red Carpet Benefit Event for GLAD

GLAD logo

The 10th anniversary of this annual tradition is sure to be talked about for years to come! 

The Domino Effect
Sustaining the chain reaction to equal access

GLAD makes equal access possible.  Let’s support this great organization and their work creating the domino effect from equal access to more jobs, entertainment & quality of life for the deaf and hard of hearing.  

Attire: Red Carpet / Cocktail - No caps, tennis shoes, t-shirts, jeans allowed.

Cost: $100 per person, limited tickets available - Buy now!

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TEEN TRYOUTS

We are looking for teens 13-18 year old to sign with either Rachel Crow, Romeo Testa, and/or Camyrn.

Come on and try out for the opportunity of a lifetime!!

Sign Up Form / More Information

DON'T MISS THIS EPIC EXTRAVAGANZA! 

 

Get Photographed 

Get dressed up and have your picture taken by professional photographer Tate Tullier from 6:00-7:15 p.m.! First come, first served. Party photographers will take candid shots through the evening.

Photos will be available online for download. 
You might end up with the photo of a lifetime!

Entertainment Program & Scrumptious Appetizers

House of Blues StageGet amazed by the performances of talented artists, and enjoy the appetizers served up by the acclaimed House of Blues kitchen.  

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Buy tickets now!

Real-time captioning provided during the program by Caption Colorado and Interpreters by LifeSigns, Inc.

 

Who Will be On Stage?

Ken Paves headshot Ken Paves
Celebrity Stylist

@kenpaves
KenPaves.com

 

Michael Spady Headshot

Michael Spady
Actor

@IMDB

 

Amber headshot
Amber Zion
Actress

@amberzion
AmberZion.com

 

Romeo headshot Romeo Testa
Singer / Guitarist

@romeotmusic
Viddy.com/romeotmusic

 

Rachel Crow

Rachel Crow
Singer

@iamrachelcrow
RachelCrow.com

 

Sean Forbes Sean Forbes
Rapper

@seanforbes
Sean on Facebook and You Tube

 
 

TL Forsberg TL Forsberg
Singer

@tlforsberg
TLForsberg.com

 
 

Harlow GoldHarlow Gold
Dance Group

@HarlowGoldShow
HarlowGoldShow.com

 

John Maucere with Paul RaciJohn Maucere & Paul Raci
Comedians

@John Maucere
JohnMaucere.com

WendyJacob "Kujo" Lyons
Wendy "Wenrock" Lam
Dancers / Aerialists

LuxAeternaDance.com
Lux Aeterna on Facebook

 

Antoine Dancing in Red Light Antoine Hunter
Contemporary/Classical Dancer

UrbanJazzDance.com
Antoine on You Tube

 

 

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Interested in Sponsoring or Advertising at this Event?

There are excellent publicity opportunities available, starting at $50.

Click here for more information.

ABOUT GLAD

Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) ensures equal access of the deaf and hard of hearing community to the same opportunities afforded their hearing counterparts.

GLAD has been improving the lives of the deaf and hard of hearing since its creation as a volunteer organization in 1969 and is committed to the philosophy, "of, by, for and with the deaf and hard of hearing."

GLAD is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Tax ID #95-2677094

Ken Paves continues his support of Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) by participating in the 10th Annual Benefit on Sunday, September 30 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.! After the successfully entertaining event last year, we look forward in continuing to have Ken Paves’ energy and enthusiasm in support of the deaf and hard of hearing community.

 

GLAD LogoGreater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness

Dr. Patty Hughes, Rachel Braver, and Elizabeth Luttrell have been working hard to put together this event, working closely with the entertainment team to put together an epic benefit worthy of a 10 year anniversary!

 

The Entertainment Committee
 

Ken Paves
Host

Dubbed by the media as the "hottest hairdresser in Hollywood," Ken has been a regular guest doing unparalleled makeovers since 2003 on The Oprah Winfrey Show as well as contributing and writing for Oprah.com, he has also performed makeovers for America's Next Top Model and The Biggest Loser.  He starred in the reality show, The Price of Beauty where he and Jessica Simpson traveled around the world to discover true beauty. 

Ken is fluent in ASL, has supported GLAD for years, and is very proud to host this benefit.

 

Jules Dameron
Creative Director

One of, if not the most well known deaf film directors, Jules has a long list of film credits. She has directed numerous film shorts, music videos in American Sign Language, consulted as an American Sign Language Master, and she's worked with Marlee Matlin, Sean Young, Ed Gale, Michael Monks, Sean Forbes, among many others.

The founder of Deaf Women in Film and a major supporter of GLAD, she looks forward to being an integral part of creating a live entertainment production that is accessible to all.

 

Elise Whitworth Elise "Lisi" Whitworth
Entertainment Coordinator / Promoter

Known for her vision and passion for her projects, and advocacy for accessible technology, Elise worked in the events industry for over 15 years, with a six year break where she focused on web development contracting and her family.  She has returned to the events industry with a vengeance!  

Born and raised in Southern California, Elise is thrilled to support GLAD and work with Ken and Jules to make this an unforgettable event!  

 

Hannah Smith
ASL Teens Coordinator

Hannah Smith was first exposed to American Sign Language (ASL) in high school, instigating a deep passion for Deaf culture and ASL. After graduating, Smith attended Brook College and studied Fashion Design. Despite a strong love for Art, her heart never left the Deaf community, and continues to remain very involved. Smith has an Associates Degree in Communications from College of the Desert and has studied ASL at Western Oregon University.

She is currently enrolled in California State University, Northridge’s (CSUN) prestigious interpreting program while maintaining a GPA of 3.71 with continued recognition on CSUN’s Dean’s List. Smith is married and lives with her husband and son in Santa Clarita, CA.

 

Questions? Contact us!

Entertainment Program & Scrumptious Appetizers

House of Blues StageGet amazed by the performances of talented artists, and enjoy the appetizers served up by the acclaimed House of Blues kitchen.  

Subscribe to email updates 

Buy tickets now!

Real-time captioning provided during the program by Caption Colorado and Interpreters by LifeSigns, Inc.

 

Who Will be On Stage?

Ken Paves headshot Ken Paves
Celebrity Stylist

@kenpaves
KenPaves.com

 

Sean Berdy Headshot
Michael Spady
Actor

@IMDB

 

Amber headshot
Amber Zion
Actress

@amberzion
AmberZion.com

 

Romeo headshot Romeo Testa
Singer / Guitarist

@romeotmusic
Viddy.com/romeotmusic

 

Rachel Crow

Rachel Crow
Singer

@iamrachelcrow
RachelCrow.com

 

Sean Forbes Sean Forbes
Rapper

@seanforbes
Sean on Facebook and You Tube

 
 

TL Forsberg TL Forsberg
Singer

@tlforsberg
TLForsberg.com

 
 

Harlow GoldHarlow Gold
Dance Group

@HarlowGoldShow
HarlowGoldShow.com

 

John Maucere with Paul RaciJohn Maucere & Paul Raci
Comedians

@John Maucere
JohnMaucere.com

 
Jacob Dancing in Blue Light

Jacob "Kujo" Lyons
B Boy Dancer & Aerialist

LuxAeternaDance.com
Lux Aeterna on Facebook

 

Wendy Wendy "Wenrock" Lam
Dancer / Aerialist

LuxAeternaDance.com
Lux Aeterna on Facebook

 

Antoine Dancing in Red Light Antoine Hunter
Contemporary/Classical Dancer

UrbanJazzDance.com
Antoine on You Tube

 

 

.... and more! Come back again for further updates.

 


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Buy tickets now!

Information for Press & Media

twitter icon
Official Hashtag: #gladhob

Secondary Hashtags: #redcarpet and #equalaccess

MEDIA PASS APPLICATIONS 

Media may apply for credentials from now through Sept 28. Please carefully review the following rules and procedures before applying for credentials.

AREAS OF ACCESS

RED CARPET

The 2012 GLAD Benefit at the House of Blues, hosted by Ken Paves, will again feature a star-studded red carpet to kick off the evening's festivities. National and local media are invited to cover the red carpet, which runs before the live show from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. PST on Sunday, September 30.

***The red carpet is the only opportunity media will have to obtain direct interviews with talent.***

WORKING PRESS ROOM

Instead of a traditional press room, a designated area will be provided for media interested in working throughout the live production. Media are invited to watch the show, live blog, file stories and download images in this space. There will not be opportunities for talent interviews, still photography or b-roll footage. Interviews should be conducted on the red carpet and footage will be provided the week after the event.

PHOTO SEATS

There will be limited access for photographers at the event. For those media we are unable to accommodate, we will post free, downloadable images and e-mail you with access.

We will attempt to award as many media passes as space will allow; however, we may not be able to grant every request. Consideration for media credentials is based upon a number of factors, including previous coverage of events and audience. 

Thank you for your interest in covering the event!  

MEDIA PASS - APPLY NOW 


Guests on the VIP list will be walking the red carpet, engaging with media and reporters, and enjoying access to the VIP section at the event.

VIP passes are by invitation only.  Contact us if you think you should be on the invitation list.  

Interpreters will be provided for deaf and hard of hearing VIP guests.

PUBLICIST PASSES

Publicists may apply for credentials now through Sept 28. Please carefully review the below before applying for credentials and note that we can only accommodate one publicist for each act appearing at the event.

AREAS OF ACCESS

RED CARPET

The event will again feature a star-studded red carpet to kick off the evening's festivities. 

WORKING PRESS ROOM

Instead of a traditional awards show press room, a designated area will be provided for media interested in working throughout the live production. Media are invited to watch the show, live blog, file stories and download images in this space. 

Can my celebrity walk the red carpet?

All performers, presenters and nominated artists should participate in the GLAD House of Blues Red Carpet.

For any additional talent requests, artists must meet all of the following criteria in order to walk the carpet:

1. He or she must have a ticket to the event.
2. The celebrity must have a credentialed publicist/representative present to walk them down the carpet.
3. Celebrity must be listed on IMDB or have a substantial social media following.
4. Requests must be cleared in advance by the committee.

Thank you for your interest in the event!

PUBLICIST PASS - APPLY NOW

Contact the Event Host

Tickets, PR, Sponsorship
Rachel Braver, GLAD Inc
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 478-8000 Voice/TTY
(323) 550-4226 TTY
(866) 932-8553 Videophone (VP)

Entertainment, Volunteers
Elise Whitworth, Committee

The form below will send an email to both Elise & Rachel
Phone: 323-550-4274 -

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