A return to the roaring good times of opulent fashion, decadent delicacies and lively entertainment will be a hotsy-totsy evening for all at Wheeling & Dealing for the After-School All-Stars, a Gatsby-themed night at the legendary Petersen Automotive Museum on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm.
Top poker players, esteemed Angelinos and celebrity supporters including Jamie Gold (2006 World Series of Poker Champion), Damian Whitewood (Dancing with the Stars), Stephen Martines (Vampire Diaries, and soon to premiere on USA’s Burn Notice), Prophet (record producer, 2101 Records recording artist), LaLa Romero (recording artist), Austin Brown (recording artist), Jessi Malay (recording artist) and others to be announced soon, will be gaming for a good cause while being transported back to a Jazz Age Los Angeles with classic automobiles, trains and lots of whimsical memorabilia from the era.
Tickets are on sale now here, with VIP admission for $500 and general admission for $250. Proceeds from the event will benefit the thousands of at-risk youth served by the award winning programs made possible by After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles.
Gatsby-chic guests will enjoy charitable gaming and a live poker tournament featuring the Dealer Dolls, a costume contest, lively DJ entertainment, and decadent era-themed cocktails and delectable bite sized hors d’oeuvres provided by Bite Catering Couture. High roller poker tournament and dolled-up costume contest guests will have a chance to win exciting prizes including: a 3-night stay at the Halekulani Hotel in Oahu; 2010 Jade Valley’s Domaine Membership Reserve; Box Seats to the Hollywood Bowl; 2010 Blackbird Vineyards “Arise” Proprietary Red Wine along with a certificate for wine tasting and gallery experience at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley; LA Dodgers VIP Suite experience; LA Kings and LA Galaxy tickets; LA Clippers signed basketball, Dancing with the Stars celebrity training package with David Waters; fashion accessories from TOMS, BCBG, Swedish Hasbeens, and more. Additionally, original artwork from several of the After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles students will be on display and available for purchase during the evening’s silent auction.
2013 Wheeling & Dealing for the After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles sponsors include: MCL Fresh, Revolution K-12, and Eva Universe, and more.
Founded in 2002 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and with noteworthy support from Program Ambassador Kobe Bryant, After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles (ASAS-LA) is a leading after-school provider whose programs educate, enlighten and inspire thousands of students each day through after-school activities centered around academic support; health, fitness and nutrition; the visual and performing arts; and youth leadership and community service learning.
The organization brings innovative, cutting-edge academic and enrichment programs to K-12 students that contribute to reducing drug use, crime and violence, while increasing their safety during the after school hours. ASAS-LA serves over 8,000 students daily across 44 schools located in deserving areas throughout LA County.
ASAS-LA is proud to partner with globally respected Executive Producer, Christine Hansen and Thirty-Three Productions, Inc., to bring the Wheeling & Dealing for the All-Stars event Dream to Reality.
For more information on After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles, sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.la-allstars.org.