Macy’s Glamorama 2013 Coming to the State Theatre Friday

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This Friday you can experience one of the most fabulous events of the year in Minneapolis and help support Children’s Cancer Research Fund at the same time.  August 2nd is the big  night for Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2013 at the State Theatre at 8pm.  The theme this year (the 22nd!) is Fashion In A new Light, with a show headlined by Sheryl Crow.  There will also be a performance by Cirque du Soleil, showcasing its Las Vegas productions, and by Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star contest winner The Summer Set, a five-member punk rock group.

The Fashion In A new Light theme is brought to the stage with sophisticated lighting and visual effects, including the show backdrop made up of Eighty LED panels comprised of more than 725,000 pixels and totaling nearly 500 square feet.  Featured collections will include Jean Paul Gaultier, Philosophy, Rachel Rachel Roy, TALLIA Orange, Tommy Hilfiger, Weekend MaxMara, Diesel, as well as a first look at Macy’s newest Impulse collection, Maison Jules. Makeup and hair by Spalon Montage and Lancôme will complete the looks.

The fun doesn’t stop after the show, but continues at the after-party on the 8th floor of the Macy’s Downtown Minneapolis store. The illuminated party space will feature utra-cool sponsor lounges and guests can interact with fun activities. Delicious culinary creations and special libations accompany a night of dancing to the soundscape of K-Twin 96.3’s DJ Dan.

The event benefits Children’s Cancer Research Fund and their clearly defined goal: to cure childhood cancer. The organization is the largest single contributor to the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, a world-wide leader in pediatric cancer research. Their support enables researchers to continue their pioneering efforts in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of childhood cancers. Many discoveries funded by the organization have revolutionized the way childhood cancer is treated worldwide. Throughout its 22 years, Macy’s Glamorama has contributed nearly $5.0 million to Children’s Cancer Research Fund. For more information, visit ChildrensCancer.org.

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Ticket Information
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through CCRF by calling 952.893.9355 or visit www.ChildrensCancer.org/Glamorama. Tickets can also be purchased at the State Theatre Box Office, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1.800.982.2787 or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets range in price from $75 to $1,000.

Macy’s Glamorama and Social Media
Follow along with updates on Twitter @Macys #Glamorama. Also, Macy’s is holding a “What Makes You Feel Glam?” Instagram Contest*. Upload a photo to Instagram of yourself looking glamorous and include #macysglampic in the caption. The winner will win a $1,000 Macy’s gift card. *Void where prohibited. Ends 8/17/13. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Puerto Rico, 18 years and older except employees of sponsors. For more information, visit www.macys.com/glampics.

Get Glam All Month Long: Macy’s Glam Pass
Shop, save and support a great cause with Macy’s Glam Pass – available for purchase for $10 in all Minneapolis area stores from July 11th through August 11th. Purchase the Glam Pass and receive 15 to 20% off for an entire in-store shopping day and $10 off of a future $50 purchase made between August 12th and September 2nd. For each Glam Pass purchased, $5 will benefit CCRF.

Glamorama Cocktails for a Cause
Interested in an early taste of the Glamorama after-party? Visit Macy’s Oak Grill from July 22 to August 18 and indulge in Patrón cocktails: the Patrón Paloma, Outside Living and Basil Patrón. $1 from each Glamorama cocktail will benefit CCRF.

Sponsors
Macy’s gives special thanks to the following partners for making this exciting event possible:
Founding Partner – American Express
Signature Partner – Luna
Supporting Partner – Patrón

Disclosure: I will be attending Glamorama as a guest of Macy’s. Any opinions expressed are my own.

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