Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch Hosts Art Debut of John Lloyd Young 5/23
Sunday, May 23, 2010
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Confirmed celebrity attendees include: Ricki Lake (The Ricki Lake show), Charles Phoenix, Jai Rodriguez (Queer Eye For The Straight Guy), RuPaul (RuPaul's Drag Race), Lesley Ann Warren (Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace), Grammy Winner Allee Willis (The Color Purple, Friends), Tony Winner John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys, GLEE).
FOOD FOR THOUGHT tickets, beginning at $100, available at apla.org
Tony Award-winning actor John Lloyd Young brings his unmatched artistic Pop Kitsch vision to Willis Wonderland, the studio of Grammy-winning and Tony-nominated Allee Willis and home to the world's largest collection of Kitsch.
Willis Wonderland is also a party house-extraordinaire, and Willis is celebrated as an impresario of inspired theme parties and events-as-performance art.
Enjoy an exclusive debut tour of Young's collection and bid on limited-edition pieces of his work. Beer, bourbon and kitschy comfort food will be served. Proceeds benefit APLA programs and services, including the Necessities of Life Program, the nation's largest network of free food pantries for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS.
ABOUT AIDS PROJECT LOS ANGELES (APLA)
AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. With more than 25 years of service, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach. For more information, visit www.apla.org.
ABOUT WILLIS WONDERLAND
Allee Willis is also a social network pioneer and impresario of inspired parties and events-as-performance art. Many of the events (including FOOD FOR THOUGHT) take place at her architecturally historic L.A. studio, a William Kesling-designed Streamline Moderne gem known as "Willis Wonderland," and often called "the house of Atomic Kitsch." It's filled with Willis' various collections, which represent one of the world's largest assemblages of Kitsch. The Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch at AWMoK.com is a social network with galleries, art, music, video and live events. Learn more about Allee Willis at www.alleewillis.com.
Photo Credit: BWW-Staff