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Reading to Kids' Fourth Annual Comedy Night at the Improv will feature hilarious comics, a Silent Auction, and a night of fun with Reading to Kids!

 

Who's Attending? (200 as of 4/21/08)
(200 total tickets)

• Christian Aguilar + 1 guest
• Elizabeth Alexander + 1 guest
• Camille Alick
• Elizabeth Anderson
• Lara Anderson
• Alba Aparicio
• Shane Arney + 1 guest
• Emily Baskin + 1 guest
• Gabriela Benitez + 3 guests
• Michelle Bennett + 1 guest
• Kathryn Bermoy + 1 guest
• Michelle Bernarding
• Ben Bolanos
• Dalet Brady
•
DeEtta Breitwieser + 1 guest
• Shanna Burbank
• Maria Butler
• Michael Byerts + 1 guest
• William Campbell
• Abe Casavi
• Judy Casavi
• Julie Chau
• Jamie Chazen + 1 guest
• Rose Chea + 1 guest
• Robyn Chew
• Thom Daniels + 1 guest
• Deanna Davalos + 2 guests
• Shaleen Desai
• Pat Endo
• Raul Fernandez
• German Flores + 1 guest
• Felicia Garcia
• Natalie Gaza
• Lacey Giles
• Felicia Grant
• Debbie Greenberg + 1 guest
• Tom Grey
• Kirstin Harper-Smith + 1 guest
• Jen Hecker
• Cathy Hernandez + 1 guest
• Joanna Hess + 1 guest
• Heather Holmes + 1 guest
• Jennifer Johnson
• Sarah Johnson
• Matthew Jones + 1 guest
• Dawn Joyal
• Ronald Joyal
• McKenzie Kaiser + 1 guest
• Evan Katz + 1 guest
• Michael Katz
• Ingrid Kerscht
• Cathy Kersh + 1 guest
• Todd Koerner
• Jennifer and Jeffrey Kolterman
• Sarah Kolterman
• Ben Kucinski + 1 guest
• Jessica Kurland
• Paula Kurlich + 2 guests
• Gary Labin
• Laurie Lammens + 1 guest
•
Ahmie Lasola + 1 guest
• Jeremy Lawson + 1 guest
• Joselyn Lee
• Wendy Lee + 2 guests
• Jenny Liem
• Abrey Lopez
• Pearl Lu
• Chris Martin + 1 guest
• Ruben Martinez + 1 guest
• Tiffany Martinez
• Tracy Mattson + 1 guest
• Mark May
• Scott McLane + 1 guest
• Philip Meldman + 1 guest
• Teri Melson
• Kathleen Moran
• Meghan Moran
• Cindy Moriel
• Julie Moskovitz
• Nora Navarro
• Carrie Nitkin + 1 guest
• Joni Novosel + 1 guest
• Ali Oktay
• Christine Oppenheim
• Cathy Ostiller
• Philline Parlan + 1 guest
• Nidia Peralta
• Kim Powers
• Sarah Quiggley
• Gerardo Quintanilla
• Anna Ramirez + 2 guests
• Daniel Reed + 2 guests
• Ana Rey
• Juan Reyes + 1 guest
• Victoria Reyes + 1 guest
• Arlene Reynolds + 1 guest
• Erica Rowe
• MariaElena Rubio + 1 guest
• Melissa Sandoval
• Steven Sapir
• Michael Schneidereit
• Ann Schwab + 1 guest
• William Serna + 1 guest
• Bijal Shah
• Ruchira Shah
• Jennifer Shanley + 1 guest
• Theo Shu
• Marisol Silva + 1 guest
• Adam Sostrin + 1 guest
• Jennifer Stentz
• Jeanette St. John + 2 guests
• Lacey Strachan
• Jinn Su + 1 guest
• Jenny Ta + 2 guests
• Ashley Tabaddor + 1 guest
• Stuart Teichner + 1 guest
•
Aniruddha Tekawade
• Jessica Tillson
• Cece Tio + 1 guest
• Cesario Tio
• Jessica Tritsch + 1 guest
• Jerry Tung
• David Vo + 1 guest
• Hudson Walker
• Jared Watanabe
• Michelle Wells + 1 guest
• Jennifer Wolbranksy
• Naomi Yodkovic
• Susan Yoshimura + 2 guests
• Colin Young
• Devra Zabot
• Alyse Zigman
 

Wait List 
 (22 as of 4/22/08)

• Thomas Ray
• Blanca Valle + 1 guest
•
Suzanne Snell + 1 guest
• Alice Song + 1 guest
•
Rochelle Hartson
• Jane Castillo + 1 guest
•
Leilanie Lasola + 1 guest
• Jessica Urabe + 1 guest
• Todd Koerner
• Gabriel Martinez + 1 guest
• Douglas Hearns
•
John Zabala + 1 guest
• Zev Feldman + 1 guest


Click here to be added to the waiting list.
If you have additional questions, please call the Reading to Kids office at (310) 479-7455 or e-mail Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org.
Reading to Kids Benefit
Comedy Night and Silent Auction
at the Hollywood Improv
with
Carlos Mencia,
Eric Schwartz, Shang, Mark Serritella, Joy Gohring & Naro!
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  
• 6:00 Silent Auction begins
  
• 6:30 Dinner service begins in showroom
   • 8:00 Stand-up Comedy Show
Place: Hollywood Improv  (View website)
8162 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 651-2583
Tickets:





 
$35 (includes dinner in the showroom)
*** Guests must be 18 and over.
***Tickets are nonrefundable.
Tickets are sold out.
Click here to be added to the waiting list.


Scheduled to perform:
 

Carlos Mencia
(www.carlosmencia.com)

Joy Gohring
(www.joygohring.com/)

Naro
(www.myspace.com/naromak)

Mark Serritella
(www.markscomedy.com/)

Eric Schwartz
(www.suburbanhomeboy.com)

Shang
(www.iamshang.com/)
 

Host: Ali Oktay
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Dinner & Seating: Seating is first come, first serve.

Dinner will be served in the showroom between 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.  Dinner includes Tossed Greens w/ Sweet & Sour Vinaigrette and choice of entree:
    ●
Cheeseburger & fries
    ● Grilled Chicken Sandwich & fries
    ● Chicken Tenders & fries
    ● Spicy Chicken Tenders & fries
    ● Mushroom Farfalle
 

Silent Auction Items  
(Last updated 4/16/08)

Lot # Item Description Value Starting Bid
1 2 roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines $800 $250
2 Big Bear Cabin Getaway $500 $150
3 1 night stay with breakfast for two at the Los Angeles Marriott Downtown $375 $100
4 1 night stay at the Omni Hotel $150 $50
5 2 passes to the "Dancing with the Stars" finale on May 20th, 2008 Priceless $150
6 4 VIP tickets for a "Wheel of Fortune"  taping at the Sony Studio Lot Priceless $25
7 4 tickets plus parking to either Disneyland or California Adventure $263 $100
8 Magic Castle pass for up to 8 people $120 $40
9 "Friend Level" Membership for 1 year from American Cinematheque $150 $50
10 2 tickets to Universal Studios $128 $40
11 2 passes to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia $120 $40
12 Lunch at the Warner Bros. Studio Cafeteria plus a 10 cent tour of the main lot, a visit to the Warner Bros. Museum and the Central Perk Studio Store for up to 4 people $60 $20
13 "Member for a Day" certificate from the Skirball Cultural Center including free family admission $60 $20
14 2 Passes to San Diego Zoo OR Wild Animal Park $57 $20
15 2 passes to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach $42 $20
16 2 guest passes to the Huntington Museum and Botanical Gardens $40 $15
17 2 tickets to the Los Angeles Zoo $20 $10
18 Tickets to a performance of "A Chorus Line" at the Ahmanson Theatre on Friday, June 13 at 8 p.m. $170 $60
19 2 tickets to a summer show at the Shakespeare Festival in Los Angeles, including dinner for 2, 1 parking voucher, and 1 bottle of wine $108 $40
20 4 tickets to a performance at the Colony Theatre $168 $60
21 2 tickets to a performance of the 2008 Summer Season at the Ford Amphitheatre $50 $20
22 2 preview passes to the Pasadena Playhouse $50 $20
23 4 tickets to the July 18, 2008 concert "In the Heat of the Night" from the Pasadena POPS Orchestra $200 $50
24 2 tickets to a summer concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater from the Pacific Symphony Orchestra $140 $50
25 Voucher for 2 tickets to the Hollywood Bowl $60 $20
26 2 tickets to a concert for the 2008-2009 season from the Pasadena Symphony $60 $20
27 2 tickets valid for 2 admissions for a show at the Ice House Comedy Club $66 $20
28 1 comedy club pass for 2 from the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas $50 $20
29 2 tickets to a Groundlings show $43 $20
30 2 movie passes and a $25 gift certificate from ArcLight Theatres $53 $20
31 2 Loge Level Dodgers/Rockies Tickets and parking pass for June 2, 2008 $142 $50
32 UltraZone Laser tag party for 15 people $240 $75
33 Kingpin bowling party at Lucky Strike Lanes for up to 16 people $250 $75
34 4 tickets to a Los Angeles Avenger game at the Staples Center $224 $50
35 4 Dodgers Vouchers $48 $20
36 SpeedZone Voucher $20 $10
37 1 Month of Unlimited Kung Fu lessons from White Tiger Kung Fu $220 $50
38 5 passes for yoga classes at Santa Monica Yoga $70 $25
39 A week of unlimited yoga from YogaWorks $17 $10
40 2 Personal Training Sessions with Paula D $150 $50
41 Complimentary haircut or conditioning treatment from Irene Vaksberg $75 $25
42 Flirt Salon - $25 Gift Certificate, bath oil, and scented soaps $75 $20
43 Flirt Salon - $30 Gift Certificate and RevitalashMD $130 $25
44 A gift basket of OPI products $250 $75
45 Dinner and a Movie 1: Gift Certificate to the Cheesecake Factory and 2 Pacific Theatre Movie Passes $45 $20
46 Dinner and a Movie 2: Lunch/Dinner for two at The Counter and 2 Mann Theatre Movie Passes $50 $20
47 Dinner and a Movie 3: Gift Certificate to Roy's Restaurant and 2 Laemmle Theatre Movie Passes $70 $25
48 Dinner and a Movie 4: Gift Certificate to Mimi's Cafe and 2 Mann Theatre Movie Passes $45 $20
49 Dinner and a Movie 5: Gift Certificate to Louise's Trattoria and 2 Pacific Theatre Movie Passes $45 $20
50 Dinner and a Movie 6: Dinner for four at La Cabana Restaurant  and 4 Pacific Theatre Movie Passes $110 $40
51 Dinner and a Movie 7: Gift Certificate to Bubba Gump Shrimp Company and 2 Laemmle Movie Passes $70 $25
52 Brunch for two at The Smoke House Restaurant $50 $20
53 Langer's Deli Gift Certificate $50 $20
54 Taste of LA Fast Food: 4 food vouchers for Original Tommy's, 4 $10-Gift Certificates to Pink's Hot Dogs, 4 Guest Passes to In-N-Out Burger, and 2 In-N-Out t-shirts $100 $35
55 Buffet for Two at Pechanga Resort & Casino $30 $10
56 Martini Basket $100 $35
57 iRobot Roomba $330 $100
58 Pair of semi-precious pearl earrings from Anna Renee Jewels $65 $20
59 Private Voice or Acting Lesson with Frankie Ann $250 $75
60 Portrait session by June Czerwinski $300 $75
61 80 GB Video iPod Classic $249 $100
62 30GB Video iPod - Orange with Lifetime logo $150 $50
63 30GB Video iPod - Orange with Lifetime logo $150 $50
64 Disney Gift Basket including Sony Digital Video Camera Recorder, 4 GB iPod Nano, DVD's and much more! $859 $200
65 "Sex and the City" Package - The Complete Series and more $270 $100
66 "Entourage" Package $210 $75
67 "The Wire" Package $210 $75
68 "Deadwood" Grill $100 $35
69 FOX Package $250 $50
70 DreamWorks Animation Kids Package, including items from "Shrek", "Bee Movie", "Flushed Away", and "Madagascar" $250 $50
71 "Dreamgirls" DVD and soundtrack $35 $15
72 Universal Package: "The Skeleton Key" DVD signed by Iain Softley, "Something New" DVD signed by Sanaa Hamri, "Prime" DVD signed by Ben Younger, the Sixth Season of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, "King Kong" DVD signed by Peter Jackson $200 $50
73 "King Kong" 2-disc Special Edition DVD signed by Peter Jackson + soundtrack $75 $25
74 "Brokeback Mountain" DVD signed by Ang Lee $50 $20
75 "Serenity" DVD signed by Joss Whedon + soundtrack, bag, and handkerchief $75 $25
76 "Cinderella Man" DVD signed by Ron Howard + soundtrack $50 $20
77 Saturday Night Live Package: Complete First Season, Lost and Found - SNL in the 80s, The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse, The Best of 06-07, The Best of Cheri Oteri $100 $30
78 Northern Exposure - The Complete Series $135 $35
79 Miami Vice - The Complete Series $135 $35
80 American Gangster Package: 3-Disc Collector's Edition, Score, Soundtrack, and Backpack $60 $20