Malibu Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is located in the middle of downtown Malibu and is the premier concert venue and performance hall on the west side of Los Angeles. On Saturday, September 29th, 2007, MPAC presents a benefit concert for City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The concert will feature the finest comedic talent including host Denis Leary and band – The Crown Royals, Martin Short, Bobcat Goldthwait (“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”) cast of Mad TV (Michael Mc Donald, Lenny Clarke, Bobby Lee, Mo Collins, Stephanie Weir, Nicole Parker, Michael Hitchcock, and Tim Bagley), and special performance by The Knack (“My Sharona”). The 500-seat acoustically perfect auditorium has 5.1 surround-sound system making the performances flawless and unforgettable.
Guests will have the opportunity to bid on a wide range of spectacular items in the live and silent auction ranging from autographed guitars from celebrated musicians such as The Knack, autographed sheet music by Aerosmith, and other special surprise items.
Platinum level tickets include a private cocktail party before the show with performers, premier seating and exclusive VIP after-party package for $275 each. Gold level tickets include a private cocktail party and gold level seats for $150 each, while Silver level tickets are available for $75 each and offer reserved seating. Platinum & Gold tickets are available at the MPAC box office by calling (310) 456 – 6722, ext 103 and Silver tickets at www.ticketweb.com. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible and all net proceeds from the benefit will go directly to City of Hope to benefit breast cancer research, treatment and education.
About the Malibu Performing Arts Center:
Co-founder Mary Devine Scott and founder, Gene Shiveley created MPAC as an environment conducive to creating artistic works: environmentally, spiritually, and technically, and helping to provide a way to present art universally. MPAC is a studio and performance facility for writing, creating, performing, podcasting, internet streaming, broadcasting, and recording with enough audience seating for the artist to feel a performance. MPAC expands the definition of venue with creating an environment that is the home of the artist, a place that he or she can come and just hang out if they so wish in a “Creative Utopia.” For more information, please visit www.malibuperformingartscenter.com.
About The City of Hope:
City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest honor bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope's research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, and is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer and urology by U.S.News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit www.cityofhope.org.