BRINGING HAPPY BACK EXPERIENCE TO DEBUT LIVE FROM
LAS VEGAS JANUARY 31, 2019
The suicide awareness event will utilize art, dance, music and video to promote mental wellness and inspire people to fight for their lives
WHAT: The Bringing Happy Back Experience is a one-of-a-kind, interactive event that will encourage the community to share personal stories, experiences and talents with the sole purpose of helping others find their way back from tragedy, depression or adversity. Las Vegas will unite to assure the rest of the world that their lives matter, empowering people to fight for their lives, ask for the help they deserve, and get their happy back. The memorable evening will be filled with entertainment, education, and empowerment, beginning with a cocktail reception and informative expo including live music and vendor stations – all strategically crafted to motivate and encourage individuals to do whatever it takes to create a healthier and happier life. Over 300 colleges and universities nationwide will be live-streaming the event to boost awareness among students and faculty. A portion of ticket proceeds will benefit the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention.
WHO:A memorable lineup of various locally and nationally recognized talent will amuse guests, including: Brandon Nix of Baz and Rock of Ages, Douglas Crawford of Jersey Boys, Shaun Degraff, Ofi, The Soul Juice Band, Xico Peligroso, Jaclyn McSpadden of Vegas The Show, Anne Martinez of Baz and Alice Steampunk, Ashley Fuller, James Simpson, Paul Johnson, Tom Yankton, former member of the Rascal Flattsand more.
WHEN:The event will take place on January 31st, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE:The Bringing Happy Back Experience will take place at Myron’s Cabaret located inside the Smith Center For The Performing Arts: 361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106.
Why: Event founder and producer Tonya Farrens lost her father to suicide in 2015. The event is taking place in commemoration of his 73rd birthday, as well as a means of taking away the stigma of suicide, and to let people know that it’s okay not to be okay.