Comedy Legend Louie Anderson to Celebrate Anniversary at Palace Station by Feeding the Hungry
October 9, 2011 by VegasNews.com
After more than 200 shows and millions of laughs, iconic comedian Louie Anderson celebrates the first anniversary of his acclaimed show, Louie LOL, inside the Louie Anderson Theater at Palace Station in Las Vegas. To celebrate his first anniversary, Anderson will donate 100% of the proceeds from the Friday, Oct. 14 performance to Three Square food bank. The special performance begins at 8:30 p.m (Photo credit: Neil Visel).
“In celebration of my first anniversary at the Palace Station, I am proud to say that 100% of the proceeds from the Oct. 14 performance will be donated to Three Square Food Bank,” said Louie Anderson. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to help the less fortunate in Las Vegas and certainly don’t need a cake.”
“We are truly honored to be working with someone not only as talented as Louie Anderson, but someone who is as philanthropic as Station Casinos is,” said Station Casinos’ Vice President of Entertainment Judy Alberti. “Our first year of Louie LOL has been an incredible success and we look forward to many more years of laughs with Louie.”
“We are so fortunate to have the continued support of celebrities like Louie Anderson, who share our passion for hunger relief and can help bring this important issue into the lime light,” said Three Square Food Bank President & Chief Executive Officer Brian Burton. “Three Square and our agency partners are serving food to 100,000 individuals monthly, 40,000 of which are children, and simply couldn’t do it without the generosity of companies like Station Casinos and Mr. Louie Anderson.”
Presented by Bonkerz Comedy Productions, Louie LOL at the Louie Anderson Theater is a family-friendly show where guests can catch the esteemed headliner in his intimate showroom. A two-time Emmy award winner, Anderson is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics. The comic’s material relates stories about growing up in the Midwest, being one of 11 children and dealing with an alcoholic father. Anderson constantly introduces new material to keep the comedy timely.
Anderson performs Tuesday through Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $49.95 plus tax and applicable fees for general admission. A VIP package, which includes priority seating and a meet and greet with Anderson prior to the show, is available for $99.95 plus tax and applicable fees. Locals and Station Casinos hotel guests receive a $15 discount on all tickets. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center or The Fiestas or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased online by logging onto www.stationcasinos.com/concerts and www.ticketmaster.com.
Anderson was named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” In addition to starring in his own CBS sitcom, “The Louie Show,” and his own comedy specials for both HBO and Showtime, Anderson has appeared in several films including, “Coming to America” opposite Eddie Murphy. Anderson has hosted the syndicated hit series, “Family Feud” and was executive producer and creator of the two-time Emmy Award-winning animated series on FOX, “Life with Louie.” Anderson is also a best-selling author and has written three books, including the best-seller book “Dear Dad-Letters from an Adult Child” in 1989.
About Palace Station
Palace Station Hotel and Casino features a full array of gaming offerings and six full-service restaurants, including Cabo Cantina, The Grand Cafe, The Broiler, Feast Buffet, Oyster Bar and Food Express. Palace Station is located on Sahara Avenue adjacent to Interstate 15, just west of the Las Vegas Strip at 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Call (702) 367-2411 or visit www.palacestation.com for more information.
About Three Square
Three Square was established to end hunger in the valley by providing wholesome, nutritious food to non-profit organizations that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans in need. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with the gaming industry, businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the CCSD, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 22 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of nearly 16 million meals – per year to more than 600 Program Partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information visit www.threesquare.org.
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