Galas & Special Events

Partial list of Special Events:

  • Debbie Allen’s Gala Dinner and Parade in Los Angeles to benefit the Public Library Buildings damaged by the L.A. Riots.
  • Stevie Wonder’s 2nd March on Washington which resulted in a National Holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the U.S. Capitol Grounds and the National Mall.
  • The induction of Dionne Warwick into the Grammy Museum Hall of Fame in Los Angeles with honored guests Clive Davis, Neil Portnow, Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole, Larkin Arnold, Willie Gault and others.
  • 1940’s themed Gala Dinner aboard the U.S. Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, chaired by Barbara Sinatra and featuring Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dionne Warwick, Luther Vandross, & Gladys Knight.
  • The Washington Redskins first Super Bowl Parade organized with the District of Columbia Government, the United States Congress and the States of Maryland and Virginia (over 750,000 people, one of the largest events ever held in Washington, DC).
  • Centric/BET VIP Screenings at the Motion Pictures Association of America, The Grammy Museum and the National Recording Academy (GRAMMYS) New York. The Hosts were MusiCares President Scott Goldman, Centric Network President Paxton Baker, Centric Vice President Jon Marc Sandifer and actor Leon Robinson. Other sponsors were Excel Services and Web Net 1.
  • Charity Gala Golf Outing with Bob Hope.
  • Costume Ball & Casino Night for former Chairman of the House Banking Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy.

Partial List of Production Venues:

  • South Steps U.S. Capitol
  • The Grammy Museum
  • U.S. Aircraft Carrier Intrepid
  • Motion Picture Association of America
  • Lincoln Center
  • The Kennedy Center
  • The Recording Academy, New York
  • Universal Amphitheater
  • Constitution Hall
  • Carter Baron Amphitheater
  • Nissan Pavilion
  • Chastain Amphitheater
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Fox Theaters in Detroit & Atlanta
  • Lakewood Amphitheater
  • Greek Theater