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Thursday, July 1, 2010

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 50TH ANNIVERSARY


NOTE: This report comes from Ann Dandridge, cousin of the late, great Dorothy Dandridge, whose star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is pictured at the left.

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. As of now, plans are being formulated for the following major projects:

July 2010 – The Chamber is planning for a street festival to allow the community to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Walk of Fame. Events will hopefully be scheduled to celebrate each of the five categories which the Walk of Fame honors.

PUBLIC INVITED TO CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME, SUNDAY JULY 25TH
WALK THE WALK OF FAME DURING THE “FESTIVAL OF THE STARS”

HOLLYWOOD – Spend a day in Hollywood this summer and join in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The “Festival of the Stars” on Sunday, July 25th will offer fun and free activities for the whole family from 11am – 6pm throughout Hollywood. The Festival is honoring the Walk of Fame with entertainment, tours and events at four key locations – Hollywood & Highland Center, Egyptian Theatre, Capitol Records and the Ricardo Montalb├ín Theatre – showcasing the five categories of stars: live theatre, motion picture, television, recording, and radio, and the more than 2,400 stars immortalized on the walk. This day long festival is Hollywood’s “open house” with tours of iconic Hollywood theaters and studios, as well as live music, entertainment and activities for children. Come walk “the Walk” and relive the glory of the stars that transformed this sidewalk into a historic, international cultural icon.

WHAT: “Festival of the Stars” Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- Live entertainment, tours, and 50th Anniversary themed activities
- Details, map and program of events will be posted soon

WHEN: Sunday, July 25th, 11am - 6pm

WHERE: Hollywood Walk of Fame – Hollywood Boulevard, Vine Street and beyond
- Hollywood & Highland Center Including the TV Guide Studio
- Egyptian Theatre
- Ricardo Montalbán Theatre
- Capitol Records"

MORE INFO TO COME.

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