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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts Charity Benefit Circus Couture To Raise Proceeds For St. Baldrick’s Foundation


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts Charity Benefit Circus Couture to Raise Proceeds for St. Baldrick’s Foundation
Performance and Art event at The Joint concert venue on June 26, 2011

Circus Couture presents a unique and extravagant evening called “The Revolution,” a performance, fashion and art event inside The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. Comprised of performers and employees of shows on the Las Vegas Strip, Circus Couture will donate the proceeds from the event to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

Circus Couture’s “The Revolution” features both a silent and live art auction as well as explosive circus performances intertwined with runway fashion. Circus Couture was born when team Cirque du SoBald, fundraisers for St. Baldrick’s, envisioned a rock ‘n’ roll charity event that would be hip, spectacular and original. In 2010 Circus Couture’s efforts yielded a $105,000 grant to Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada. They are the only clinic in the state that treats kids with cancer regardless of their family’s ability to pay for services. The event was an unprecedented fundraising and experiential success.

“This is a city built on entertainment; it’s what Las Vegas does best. It is also a community with a heart that cares about its children. Circus Couture is a natural extension of both,” said Circus Couture Artistic Director, Erica Linz. “Last year we invented the Circus Couture wheel. This year we send it spinning with a bigger and bolder spectacle to benefit Las Vegas kids. Wait until you see “The Revolution” we have planned.”

Tickets for Circus Couture’s “The Revolution” may be purchased online at www.circus-couture.com. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. VIP reservations may be made by contacting Brett Palmer at vip@circus-couture.com or by calling 702.217.0429. For additional information on Circus Couture, visit http://www.circus-couture.com/.

About Circus Couture
Circus Couture is a Nevada non-profit organization raising money for pediatric cancer care and research. Funds are raised through their annual circus, fashion and art events and then granted to the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada which is the only clinic in the state that treats kids with cancer regardless of their family’s ability to pay for services. Circus Couture works closely with St. Baldrick’s Foundation and their sister fundraising team, Cirque du SoBald. Circus Couture is a volunteer organization comprised primarily of performers, technicians, and employees from shows on the Las Vegas strip. Circus Couture is a grassroots organization with no affiliation with any company or corporation. In 2011, Circus Couture and Cirque du SoBald aim to raise $110,000 to fund the deficit in a grant for the Children’s Specialty Center to continue their programs and bring new life saving treatments to Nevada’s children.

About St. Baldrick’s Foundation
St. Baldrick’s Foundation is the world’s largest volunteer-driven fundraising program for childhood cancer research. It funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization, with the exception of the U.S. government. Since 2000, events have taken place in 24 countries and 50 U.S. states, raising over $68 million. More than 106,000 volunteers have shaved their heads in solidarity of children with cancer, while requesting donations of support from friends and family – each one becoming a walking billboard for the cause. For additional information, visit http://www.stbaldricks.org/.

About The Joint, by Rogue
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a 4,000-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled destination. The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort. It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards in 2010 and 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards. The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with an ongoing roster of legendary artists taking its stage including the first rock ‘n’ roll residency in Las Vegas with Carlos Santana’s Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Motley Crüe, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue is also home to Tiësto In Concert, a groundbreaking live show created exclusively for The Joint featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. For additional information, call 702.693.5583 or 702.693.5000. HardRockHotel.com / TheJointLasVegas.com. Keep up with the latest updates on The Joint via Facebook and Twitter.

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a premier destination entertainment resort in Las Vegas, owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where such acts as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; the luxurious Vanity nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary & Spa; Reliquary Salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise; REHAB, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; The Joint concert venue, home to Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; Poker Lounge; restaurants including Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO, world-renowned Nobu, Johnny Smalls, Pink Taco and Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 diner; numerous cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit http://www.hardrockhotel.com/.

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