LOS ANGELES, Calif.-Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama 2012 invades Downtown Los Angeles honoring three decades of fashion and compassion with this year's theme The British Invasion: The Music Then. The Fashion Now! at the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, September 7, at 8:00 p.m. This iconic event, which also wows audiences in Minneapolis, Chicago and San Francisco, brings together musical performances, fall fashion, dance, celebrity supporters and the most glam after party in town for one unforgettable evening-all to benefit longstanding partners AIDS Project Los Angeles and Project .
Headlining the event is multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer and musician Robin Thicke, who will perform an acoustic three-song set. Known for such hits as "Lost Without U" and "Sex Therapy," Thicke has written and produced songs for more than 20 gold and platinum albums and most recently was featured on the ABC reality singing series "Duets," where he served as a show superstar. Chart-topping pop duo Karmin, who shot to fame through their collection of YouTube cover songs, will also take the stage. They most recently released original tracks "Brokenhearted" and the rap-fueled "I Told You So" from their debut album "Hello." Also set to perform is Macy's iHeartRadio Rising Star contest winners Megan & Liz, two Nashville-based 19-year-old twin sisters penning infectious and inspiring pop anthems that have resonated with an entire generation of fans.
Fall collections featured on this year's runway include Bar III, Calvin Klein, Diesel,Material Girl, Rachel Rachel Roy, Sean John, Tallia Orange, and the runway debut of the exclusive, limited-edition Nicole Richie for Impulse collection (available in select Macy's stores and on macys.com on September 12).
Following the show, the evening continues downtown at the After Party at California Mart with a nod to British culture, food and design. Guests
About Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama This year marks the 30th anniversary of Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama, the charitable fashion event of the year in Los Angeles and San Francisco that combines fashion, musical entertainment, dance and technology in a fully integrated, theatrical 60-minute show. The iconic event, which was co-chaired by longtime champion of the cause, the late Dame Elizabeth Taylor, has raised awareness and over $30 million for HIV/AIDS charities, organizations and research projects in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Past musical performers include Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars, Far East Movement, Macy Gray, Ne-Yo and many more. Tickets to the event start at $75 and go on sale July 25 at www.macys.com/glamtickets. For more information, visit macys.com/glamorama.
Tickets to the event are $75 -- $1,000 and are available at www.macys.com/glamtickets. Admission to the After Party is included with the purchase of $250 or more ticket. Visit website for tax-deductible information. VIP and corporate packages can be purchased through Blue Room Events at 877-252-7814 or www.blueroomevents.com/glamorama .
Our Sponsors A special thanks to the Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama 2012 generous sponsors: American Express, LUNA, Office Max, MAC Viva Glam, Patrón, See's Candies, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, 102.7 KIIS FM, The Advocate, as well as to the after party partners: Along Came Mary, San Antonio Winery, California Market Center, Lagunitas Brewery and Smartwater.
About Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama Passport began as an awareness-raising fashion show in Macy's employee cafeteria in 1982 and has since grown into one of the largest and longest-running HIV/AIDS events of its kind. The fashion benefit, with the help of the Macy's Foundation, has donated more than $30 million to HIV/AIDS services, prevention, education and research. For more information, visit www.macys.com/glamorama.
About AIDS Project Los Angeles AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. With more than 25 years of service, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach. For more information, Visit AIDS Project Los Angeles
About Project Angel Food For life, for love, for as long as it takes-Project Angel Food. Project Angel Food's mission is to nourish the body and spirit of men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. Volunteers and staff cook and deliver free and nutritious meals, prepared with love, throughout all of Los Angeles County, acting out of a sense of urgency because hunger and illness do not wait. Project Angel Food
About Macy's Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy's stores and macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for epic events like Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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