Colbie Caillat to Headline T.J. Martell Foundation's Artworks for the Cure Benefit, 10/12
The T.J. Martell Foundation (www.tjmartell.org), announced today that two-time Grammy winning singer songwriter Colbie Caillat, will headline and perform at the charity exhibition Artworks for the Cure at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Saturday October 12. Emmy-winning journalist and host of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family," Mark Steines is confirmed as the Master of Ceremonies.
Sharing the stage on Saturday night with both Caillat and Steines will be recipients of the Spirit Of Excellence Award. This honors innovators in entertainment and other industries for their professional leadership and humanitarian spirit. This year's Honorees are Spotify CEO & Founder Daniel Ek, Atom Factory Founder/CEO TRoy Carter whose management clients include Lady Gaga and John Legend, Universal Music Group's President of Global Digital Business Rob Wells and Catherine An, Managing Partner House of An (Crustacean Restaurant) and Founder of An Catering & Tiato Restaurant.
Two-time Grammy winning singer songwriter Colbie Caillat caught a generation's imagination with her first hit single "Bubbly", which become one of the best-selling digital tracks of all time. Her most recent studio album ALL OF YOU netted Caillat her sixth platinum single with Brighter Than the Sun, which was featured in more than 20 films and television shows and helped launch Oprah's OWN Network. Caillat will have a new album out this fall.
From small town Iowa to the red carpets of Hollywood, Mark Steines has established himself as one of the most trusted and charismatic figures in entertainment news. During his 17-year tenure at "Entertainment Tonight," Steines interviewed 100s of A-list actors, producers, musicians and athletes. In October 2012, he joined Hallmark Channel to host the new daytime series "Home & Family." Steines and his co-host Cristina Ferrare entertain and inform their audience daily with an array of entertaining and relevant lifestyle topics, do-it-yourself projects, cooking, celebrities and experts.
Artworks For The Cure is a very contemporary offbeat, eclectic and sometimes irreverent charity art show that features the work, from street to studio, of over 100 painters, sculptors, photographers and mixed media artists from around the globe. A strong focus of the show will be on street art. The visual works of major music artists and the work of prominent rock photographers will also be on display and for sale at auction. The event will run over three days, each with its distinct features.
*Friday evening, October 11th, will feature a Meet The Artists Reception with many of the artists present. In addition to the art, there will also be a celebrity DJ, live music, wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres.
*Saturday evening, October 12th, features the Spirit Of Excellence Awards Dinner and a cocktail reception, art viewing, music, Awards presentations, and live and silent auctions.
*Sunday afternoon, October 13th, Artworks For The Cure continues with art, music, wine, beer and gourmet food trucks.
Artworks For The Cure is presented by American Airlines and the Universal Music Group. Other major event sponsors include Accenture, Code Advisors, Live Nation, Mediacom, Microsoft, Spinlet, and the Wasserman Foundation.
Artworks For The Cure benefits the T.J. Martell Foundation to continue its funding of innovative cancer research at twelve top research hospitals in the United States. In Los Angeles, the Foundation funds pediatric cancer research at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
The event is open to the public. Tickets may be purchased online at www.2013artworks.org or by calling 310-449-7627.