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Hollywood Walk of Fame Celebrates 50th Anniversary



The Walk of Fame celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2010 and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is planning numerous events to mark this important anniversary.

 

“WALK THE WALK” – COMMUNITY FESTIVAL CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME,

SUNDAY, JULY 25 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

Live music, performances, movies and more at four key locations and throughout Hollywood Special Walk of Fame ceremony for the late Louis Prima with a performance by Louis Prima, Jr. and the Witnesses with a special appearance by Lena Prima at 11:30 a.m.

 

Hollywood celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with “Walk the Walk” on Sunday, July 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This day-long festival is Hollywood’s “open house” with tours of iconic Hollywood theatres and studios, as well as live music, performances, movie screenings and activities for the whole family. Events have been scheduled throughout Hollywood, many are offered free or at a deep discount for this one day only. Four key locations – Hollywood & Highland Center including the TV Guide studio, Egyptian Theatre, Capitol Records and the Montalban Theatre – will showcase the five categories of stars: motion pictures, television, recording, radio and live theatre – and of course the Walk of Fame itself. Many restaurants, retailers and attractions also are joining in the celebration offering discounts, special menu items and giveaways. Information stations will be located at the four locations with free programs outlining the schedule of events and participating businesses and attractions. Thousands are expected to join in and “Walk the Walk,” visiting the stars that transformed a Hollywood sidewalk into a historic, international icon.

 

The schedule of events is as follows:

 

Sunday, July 25
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. – Special Walk of Fame Ceremony for the late Louis Prima in front of The Montalban Theatre, 1617 Vine Street.

 

LOCATIONS:

 

Hollywood Walk of Fame – Hollywood Boulevard, Vine Street and beyond Hollywood & Highland Center, 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
• Inside TV Guide studio; courtyard radio broadcasts

 

The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.
• Tour of historic theatre; live music in the courtyard; screenings of Forever Hollywood

 

Capitol Records, 1750 N. Vine Street
• Inside the famous Studio A; live music outside building

 

The Montalban, 1615 N. Vine Street
• Stage performances; rooftop soccer competitions

 

Details, map, program of events, and regular updates on activities and participating businesses at www.WalkofFame50.com

 

CONTACT: All media requests should be directed to Karen Diehl at (310) 473 -8090 or kdiehl@cswpr.com

 

November 2010 – You can’t have a 50th anniversary of the Walk of Fame without a grand Gala. Plans are moving forward to hold the Gala in November to mark the date of the completion of the Walk of Fame. More information will be forthcoming. Learn how you can celebrate with us and become a Friend of the Walk of Fame!  Contact info@hollywoodchamber.net

 

SOURCE: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

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