Golden Rainbow Celebrates Las Vegas Entertainment in 23rd Annual ‘Ribbon of Life’ Production Show
June 6, 2009 by VegasNews.com
It’s an all-original, all-singing, all-dancing musical throwback to the heydays of Vegas when Las Vegas-based HIV/AIDS charity Golden Rainbow presents its 23rd annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraising production show. The spectacular will be staged June 28 at 1 p.m. in the Hilton Theater at the Las Vegas Hilton.
The 23rd annual “Ribbon of Life” is a fun dose of old Vegas nostalgia that will have audiences tappin’ their toes and singing along. Scheduled to appear are George Wallace, Human Nature, MTV’s Top Pop Group Mosaic and performers from Chapquist Entertainment, “Fantasy,” “Jersey Boys,” “Jubilee!,” “Ka,” “La Femme,” “Love,” “O,” “Phantom the Las Vegas Spectacular,” “Rich & Famous,” Searcy Entertainment, “Sin City Bad Girls,” “Voci Vegas” and “Zumanity.”
The thrilling show is staged in three acts, celebrating the fun Vegas entertainment traditions of Rock & Roll (complete with Elvis tribute), Supper Club and Motown. Directing are veteran Las Vegas performers Chris Coaley and Shannon Hardin.
Tickets are priced at $250, $200, $150, $100 and $50 and are available now at www.goldenrainbow.org by calling (702) 384-2899. All proceeds benefit Golden Rainbow’s mission to provide housing and direct financial assistance to Southern Nevadans living with HIV/AIDS and to support prevention education. Special room rates are available for attendees at the Las Vegas Hilton by calling (800) 732-7117.
The annual “Ribbon of Life” is a completely original production show. The largest of its kind staged in Las Vegas, the production typically involves more than 200 performers from Las Vegas Strip shows and other theatrical organizations in the city. The show contains all original work that will only be seen in this event. All talent in the show donates their time and talents to the cause, and Las Vegas Hilton donated the theater space.
“Ribbon of Life” sponsors include Las Vegas Hilton, Brendan Theatres, Century 21 MoneyWorld, Fladmo Family Foundation, HouseSeats, The Idea Factory, IGT, Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of the Desert Empire, John Kish Foundation, Orbitz, PR Newswire, Q Vegas, Sin City Real Estate, Southwest Airlines, Steinbeck Communications, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, Vegas.com, VegasAuditions.com and Wells Fargo.
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