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Join us for A Red Carpet Evening at the Fox
Sunday, February 22, 2015

While the stars walk the Red Carpet at Hollywood and Highland, we invite you to walk the Red Carpet at the Fox Performing Arts Center,to watch Hollywood's Award Show LIVE in our hometown!

All guests will enjoy:

  • Gourmet food and Signature beverages
  • Mingle with Celebrity look-alikes
  • “Movie scene” Photo Opportunities
  • Opportunity to win a Broadway Season Ticket Package by predicting the award winners
  • Featured performances by Students at Broadway student groups during commercials
  • Viewing the Awards Show throughout the venue

Our VIP guests, will also enjoy:

  • Red Carpet entrance with Screaming Fans and Paparazzi
  • Red Carpet photos with Celebrity Look-a-likes
  • Joan Rivers “Color” commentary (who will you be wearing?)
  • On-the-Red Carpet commentary by local celebrities
  • Gourmet, themed buffet and Hosted cocktails
  • Private VIP Viewing and Party area (Encore Room and Mezzanine)

Sponsorships still available:

Would you like Joan Rivers to give you a shout-out? She will be there introducing the Sponsors at the event!

Spotlight your company by sponsoring a night of glitzy fun at the Fox Performing Arts Center. Proceeds of this event will support the programming of the Fox Riverside Theater Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the Fox Performing Arts Center through education, outreach, and fundraising through such programs as:

  • Students at Broadway brings youth from local schools and nonprofit organizations to experience the thrill of live performing arts.
  • Seniors at Broadway works through local senior centers to provide tickets to shows.
  • Family Fun Day is held in conjunction with First Sundays, through which downtown arts organizations provide free arts activities for families and children.
  • Partnerships in the Community include Long Night of Arts and Innovation and Give Big Riverside.

If you are interested, contact Cynthia Wright and she can help make it happen! Cynthia Wright CWright@riversideca.gov Enjoy all the beauty and glamour of the real thing, right here at home, at our Fox, with your friends.

Will we see YOU on the Red Carpet?

Standard Guest Tickets $75 each
VIP Guests Tickets: $200 each

Black Tie Optional, but suggested.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

AnotherBrilliantIdea.com
AT&T
Brent & Alice Bechtel, Keller Williams Realty
Bret & Debbie Benninger
Best Best & Krieger, LLP
Bud’s Tire & Wheel Orangecrest
Karen Dicey, Angelica’s Florist
Brian & Vickie Hawley
IBEW #47
William R. and S. Sue Johnson
Chris Manning & Jaybee Brennan
Riverside City Firefighters’ Association
Riverside Rubber Stamp and Engraving
Security Bank of California
Dwight Tate & Kathy Wright
US Towing Consortium, Inc.
HUB International Insurance Service, Inc.

Thanks to our Students at Broadway Corporate Sponsors:

We are grateful to all our Students at Broadway donors, and there is a full list on the site’s donor section. An official Students at Broadway sponsor contributes a minimum of $2,000 to the program.

Welcome to the Fox Riverside Theater Foundation. The Foundation is the non-profit “sibling” of the Fox Performing Arts Center. Our mission is to support the Fox through education, outreach, and fundraising. Our members help us do that by supporting programs such as Students at Broadway, which brings hundreds of local students to Broadway shows and other live performances, and Seniors at Broadway, which works with local senior centers to bring older adults to the theater to experience the enrichment of live performances.

The Fox Performing Arts Center, because it is a municipal entity, belongs to everyone, but not everyone has the ability to buy tickets. The Foundation’s purchase of tickets helps bring those to the theater who might not otherwise be able to enjoy it, while boosting the overall audience development of the Performing Arts Center.

The Foundation receives in-kind support from The City of Riverside and some grant funding, but its primary source of program funding is its Encore Society. Members commit to an annual contribution that includes a number of membership benefits, including VIP receptions in the Tower Room prior to most performances at the Fox Performing Arts Center. For many members, the most important benefit of membership is the knowledge that they are making an investment in promoting one of Riverside’s most valuable treasures and providing performing arts experiences for students and others -- experiences that will ignite the spark of creativity and a love for the arts that has long-term impact for the overall well-being of this community and its residents.

In addition to the Encore Society, there are other giving opportunities, as well as opportunities to volunteer for the Foundation during donor events and outreach events. Please visit the “Become a Member” page on this site, call (951) 826-5769 or email cwright@riversideca.gov to learn how you can make a difference for hundreds of local students and other regional residents.

 

Fox Foundation Board of Directors

Duane R. Roberts (Chairman)...The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

Kelly Roberts (Trustee)...The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa

Beverly Bailey (Trustee)...Stronghold Engineering, Inc.

Margie Haupt (President)...City of Riverside's Arts and Cultural Affairs Division

Howard Golds...Best Best & Krieger, LLP

Brian Hawley...Luminex Software, Inc.

S. Sue Johnson...Johnson Machinery

Andrew Lozano...Plumbing Masters

Claudia Luppino...Bud's Tire and Wheel, Inc.

Christopher Manning...Office of Assembly Member Jose Medina

Brent Mason...City of Riverside's Financial Department

Rose Mayes...Riverside Fair Housing

Jackie Olds...Riverside Community Arts and Culture Advocate

Mary Riewe...Riverside Community Arts and Culture Advocate

Cindy Roth...Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce

Dwight Tate...Waddell and Reed

Mike Vanderpool...Security Bank of California