IT WILL BE A MAGICAL DAY ON HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD WHEN CRISS ANGEL IS HONORED WITH A STAR ON THE WALK OF FAME
UPDATE: For Immediate Release: July 12, 2017
WHO: Honoree: Criss Angel
Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO Leron Gubler
Guest speakers: Lance Burton, Randy Couture and Gary Oldman
WHAT: Dedication of the 2,615th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
in the category of Live Performance
WHERE: 7018 Hollywood Boulevard next to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel across the street from the star of Houdini
WHEN: Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. PDT
Event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that illusionist Criss Angel will be honored with the 2,615th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star will be dedicated at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard next to the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and across the street from the star of Houdini!
“Hollywood is a magical place, and when we honor Criss Angel with his own star, the magic will continue to spread! We are very proud to include him on our famous Walk of Fame,” stated Walk of Fame Producer Ana Martinez.
Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler, emcee of the event will unveil the star with guest speakers Lance Burton, Randy Couture and Gary Oldman.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which administers the popular star ceremonies, encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
For more than a decade, Criss Angel has dominated the world of magic as the biggest name on the planet. From his role as star, creator, executive producer and director of the most successful magic television series of all time, Criss Angel MINDFREAK on A&E Network, to his No. 1 best-selling Las Vegas stage shows Criss Angel BeLIEve and Criss Angel MINDFREAK LIVE! (in partnership with Cirque du Soleil® and MGM Resorts), to countless critically-acclaimed television specials and series, best-selling books, top-grossing retail products, music CDs and more, Angel is the most influential and imitated magician of the modern era. Hailing spectacular reviews from outlets such as Bloomberg Businessweek, who called him “the biggest name in Las Vegas magic,” Angel proves time and time again that he is a true force to be reckoned with and the most influential and imitated magician of the modern era.
ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME www.WalkOfFame.com
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. With approximately 30 star ceremonies annually broadcast around the world, the constant reinforcement provided to the public has made the Walk of Fame a top visitor attraction. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce continues to add stars on the Walk of Fame as the representative of the City of Los Angeles. The Walk of Fame is a tribute to all of those who worked diligently to develop the concept and to maintain this world-class tourist attraction. The Walk of Fame is open to the public. No paid admission or assigned seating at star ceremonies. It is understood that the cost of installing a star on the Walk of Fame upon approval is $40,000 and the sponsor of the nominee accepts the responsibility for arranging for payment to the Hollywood Historic Trust, a 501(c)3 charitable foundation. The funds are used to pay for the creation/installation of the star and ceremony, as well as maintenance of the Walk of Fame. Download the official app for iPhones and Android devices athttp://officialhollywoodwalkoffameapp.com
For more than 96 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Jeff Zarrinnam, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2017-18, and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.
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