Monday, April 28, 2008

Los Angeles Celebrates East West Players’ 42nd Visionary Awards

April 28, 2008, Los Angeles: The East West Players 42nd Anniversary Visionary Awards Dinner will be held tonight at the Universal City Hilton with master of ceremonies 'The Three Filipino Tenors'. The East West Players Visionary Awards is an event that salutes artists who have raised the visibility of the Asian Pacific American community through theater, film and television. Proceeds from the evening will benefit East West Players educational and artistic programs.

East West Players 42nd Anniversary celebrates the "Home" that many Asian Pacific Americans in the entertainment industry have found at East West Players. For 42 years, East West Players has been a place for the Asian Pacific American voice to thrive like awardee Carrie Ann Inaba, judge for 7 seasons now of 'Dancing With The Stars.'(Photo at left)

Masters of Ceremonies will be the THREE FILIPINO TENORS namely Lito Villareal, Randy Guiaya and Antoine Diel . This year's honorees include celebrated playwright VELINA HASU HOUSTON and television personality CARRIE ANN INABA (ABC's Dancing with the Stars) and the hot new dance group JABBAWOCKEEZ (pictured at right).

This will be a memorable evening of celebrating the Asian contribution to the performing arts here in Los Angeles.

For more information please call (213) 625-7000.