An Evening @ The Stage: An Open House & Fundraiser · Sat Oct 22nd 4-7PM

 ATTENTION! Village-Community & good Patrons of the Arts -

Join us for an evening at The Stage on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 4-7pm in historic Leimert Park.

Come out and get to know, or get reacquainted with, this cultural gem in Los Angeles. Your support will ensure it is enjoyed by generations to come.


4-5pm: Get to Know The Stage: Meet its Board Members, Workshop Facilitators, Artists & Supporters

5-6pm: Experience the Talent: Performances by Dwight Trible, Jazz Vocalist and Executive Director of The World Stage; S.H.I.N.E. Muwasi’s Women’s African Drum Circle; The Billy McCoy Band; and other artists to be announced

6-7pm: Mingle: Wine & Cheese Reception

Funds raised at the event will pay for the creation and installation of a new backlit neon sign and operational costs. The suggested minimum donation is $30. Donations in excess of the suggested minimum are welcome and everyone who donates an additional $100 or more will be invited to a private reception and performance at the sign unveiling celebration.

To make a donation online, go to this link (if you were invited by someone specifically, please note their name in the "Add special instructions to the seller" field):

Also, donations may be made at the event or by mailing a check or money order to The World Stage, P.O. Box 8694, Los Angeles, CA 90008. When making your donation by check/money order, please include the name of any person who invited you, thank you.

Open House Co-Chairs: Mari Hashimoto & Diane Robertson
Open House Committee: Rene Fisher, Byron Johns, Pam Ward

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Comment by DojO- on October 23, 2016 at 7:11pm

"My God! Where there's a will there is a way. Thank you LA.
The Open House Benefit for the World Stage in LP was just magnificent! The whole LA arts community showed up big time! My motto is who ever is about the rightious cause are the people that I want to align myself and my efforts with, and I pray that you will continue to align with me, thats really what time it is on this planet today. Somebody say Amen.
We raised enough money to get the sign for the Stage that is designed by the great artist Jameel jones.
Thank You Diane Robertson for letting the spirit lead you and you leading us to make this happen. Big Thanks to
Mari Hashimoto for riding shotgun. Rene Fisher for being Everything!, those of you that know , know. Pam Ward, Kathie Foley Mayer, Shana Mathur , J. Mark Stanley, Bradley Martin, Byron Johns, Calvin Kennedy, Ade Brown, Billy McCoy S.H.I.N.E. Muasi,Derf Reklaw John Beasley,John B. Williams, The Workshop Coordinators and the rest of the World Stage family that keep the wheels turning everyday. Jimmy, Ishmael aah shucks, the list is too big!Ya'll know who you are. there is more work to do. you ready? lets GO!" - Dwight Trible

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