Atlantis Banquet Hall
3802 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
The Valentine’s Fundraising Red Carpet celebration is a cultural flavored event, with an opportunity for artists, entrepreneurs, new media gurus and entertainment enthusiasts to network and make a difference in minority communities being adequately represented in new digital media.
The Ylse fundraiser is also pleased in honoring education philanthropist Tony Plana, best known for starring as Ignacio Suarez, the widowed father to America Ferrera’s ABCs hit show, Ugly Betty. Among other special guest speakers, director of Content Partnership, Blip, Barrett Garese and 2012 Grammy nominee singer-songwriter,Gustavo Galindo, will highlight the evening with his debut album Entre La Ciudad Y El Mar.
8:00pm: Comedian Cristela Alonzo
Awards ceremony honoring Mr. Tony Plana
Silent Auction, drinks, hors d’oeuvres.
10:30pm:Musical Guest, 2012 GRAMMY Award Nominee
Featuring a conversation with New Media Specialists:
-Barrett Garese, Director of Content Partnerships at BlipTV
-Mark Gantt, Streamy Award winning actor, co-creator of
The Bannen Way web series produced by Crackle.com and
Sony Pictures Television.
Co-hosts:Marlene Forte & Ruth Livier