Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts Charity Benefit Circus Couture to Raise Proceeds for Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada Dec. 8
November 20, 2013 by VegasNews.com
Circus Couture presents “Possession(s)”, a unique and extravagant performance, fashion, and art event inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Benefitting the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, Nevada’s only nonprofit outpatient clinic treating kids with cancer regardless of insurance, Circus Couture has been praised by the Las Vegas Review- Journal as “one of the hippest and most entertaining charity nights of the year.”
Pictured: Wayne Skivington (seated) and Jonas Zuniga captivated the audience in 2012 as the duo demonstrated their hand to hand performance during the Circus Couture event (Photo credit: Jerry Metellus Photography, Inc.)
Now in its fourth year, Circus Couture was born with inspiration from performers and employees of shows on the Las Vegas Strip and has grown to include talents from Las Vegas’ most revered fine artists and community leaders. The event features both a silent and live art auction paired with a breathtaking circus spectacle featuring sensational runway fashion. Circus Couture “Possession(s)” was inspired by the idea that a stranger may define us by our physical possessions, but we are most accurately defined by what possesses us and drives our hearts and minds.
“From the outside, Las Vegas appears to be a land of glitter and flash, but this community is so much deeper than that,” says Erica Linz, President of Circus Couture and star of the film Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D. “There is a kinship between those who make this the “Entertainment Capital of the World” and the innovators that give their all to make Las Vegas a place where kids are assured a healthy future. It is an amazing thing to witness when those passions collide.” With their sister fundraising team Cirque du SoBald, Circus Couture has raised well over a quarter million dollars for pediatric cancer care and research.
Tickets for Circus Couture’s “Possession(s)” may be purchased online at www.circus-couture.com or at www.hardrockhotel.com. Tickets start at $35. VIP table reservations may be made by contacting VIP Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 702-732-0952. For additional information on Circus Couture, visit www.circus-couture.com.
Circus Couture is a Nevada non-profit organization raising critical funds for pediatric cancer care and research through annual circus, fashion and art events. Proceeds are donated to the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, the only clinic in the state that treats kids with cancer regardless of their family’s ability to pay for services. Circus Couture works closely with their sister St. Baldrick’s shave team, Cirque du SoBald. Circus Couture is a volunteer only based organization comprised primarily of performers, technicians, and employees from shows on the Las Vegas strip and local fine artists. Circus Couture is a grassroots organization with no affiliation with any company or corporation. @Circus_Couture Facebook.com/Circus-Couture
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