Blue Man Group Hosts A Summer Stock Up Food Drive For Three Square On May 21

BLUE MAN GROUP HOSTS A SUMMER STOCK UP
FOOD DRIVE FOR THREE SQUARE ON MAY 21
Blue Man Group offers free tickets in exchange for food donations

What:
Blue Man Group teams up with Three Square to host the Summer Stock Up food drive where locals can exchange nonperishable food items for a complimentary show ticket.

When:
Saturday, May 21
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:
The Blue Man Group Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas
3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Details:
In support of Three Square, Blue Man Group hosts the Summer Stock Up food drive where locals can bring a bag of nonperishable food items in exchange for one complimentary ticket per person to either the 7 or 10 p.m. performance the same evening and a 15 percent off coupon to the Blue Man Group retail store, while supplies last. All food collected will benefit children from low income homes, who are unable to take advantage of school lunch programs due to summer break.

Three Square’s list of needed items for patrons to choose from:

· Single-serving cereal boxes

· Fruit cups

· Granola and breakfast bars

· Crackers packs

· Cookie packs

· Sunflower seed packets

· Pop-top canned fruit

· Trail mix

· Raisins

Las Vegas supporters unable to attend the food drive can still participate in Blue Man Group’s summer fundraiser to help Three Square. Beginning May 5, locals can use the discount code “3 SQUARE LOCALS 50” to receive 50 percent off Blue and Red Zone tickets for shows Friday, May 20 through Sunday, June 19. Blue Man Group will donate 50 percent of the proceeds raised from tickets purchased, up to $10,000, using the special code to Three Square.

For more information regarding Blue Man Group’s Summer Stock Up program visit www.blueman.com/threesquare. To purchase tickets, call (702) 414-9001 or visit any Venetian or Palazzo Box Office.

About Three Square
Three Square was established to end hunger in the valley by providing wholesome, nutritious food to non-profit organizations that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans in need. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with the gaming industry, businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the CCSD, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 22 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of nearly 16 million meals – per year to more than 600 Program Partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information visit http://www.threesquare.org/.

About Blue Man Group Las Vegas
Wildly popular around the world, Blue Man Group defies simple description. A musical feast? Yes. A roller coaster of comedy? Absolutely. A stunning mix of technology and raw imagination? You bet. It’s all that and so much more. This explosion of color, humor, music, and technology comes to life every night in the custom-built Blue Man Group theatre at The Venetian® in Las Vegas. The show’s contagious energy engages the audience, thrilling adults and kids alike. It’s intense, exciting, interactive and above all – a must-see.

Ticket prices start at $59 plus tax and service fees. Call 702.414.9001 or 1.800.blueman for ticket and show information. Special military and children’s pricing available. Ask about Blue Man Group’s dinner and VIP packages. Visit www.blueman.com/vegas for more information.

About The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond Award and Mobil Four-Star, is one of the world’s most luxurious LEED®-EB Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified resort and convention destinations. Re-creating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, David Spade and Joan Rivers on its premises, as well as extensive convention and corporate services. For additional information, visit www.venetian.com and follow on twitter @venetianvegas.

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