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Reading to Kids' 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?
(as of 7/18/11)

• Michelle Ahnn
• Shabeen Anand +1
• Eleanor Axe
• Jason Axe +1
• Norman Axe
• Nicole Barcan
• Natalie Banks
• Elissa Bradley +1
• Kasey Branam +1
• Brent Brehm
• Natalie Bubalo
• Amy Bullock
• Michael Carne +1
• Oscar Chen +1
• Robyn Chew +1
• Sonny Chu
• Nikki Duplessis
• Dianne Falco +1
• Sarah Garbers +1
• Nicole Georgi
• Courtney Guy
• Elizabeth Hall +1
• Kia Hayes
• Matthew Jones +1
• Heather Jonson +1
• Waleed Kamel +1
• Evan Katz +1
• Michael Katz
• Heather Kaminsky
• Nicole Kong +1
• Laurie Leyden +1
• Felicia Linares +1
• Yesenia Lopes +1
• Brittany Love
• Helman Lukito
• Kathleen Lungren
• Nancy Lyon
• Melissa Marghella +1
• Christopher Martin +1
• Mark May
• Philip Meldman +1
• Cynthia Montes
• Minu Nazemi
• Karen Ng +1
• Tania Nunez +1
• Charlie Orchard +1
• Cathy Ostiller
• Nicholas Price
• Brian Rosenstein
• Mariel Rubio
• Ann Schwab +1
• Christina Siebeneicher
• Diana Sjol +1
• Michael C. Smith
• Pamela Smith
• Ryan Smith
• Matthew Smock +1
• Julie Stephens
• Jinn Su
• Jenny Ta +1
• Ashley Tabaddor +1
• Tami Tarnow
• Julie To
• Jonathan Tomlin +1
• Susan Truong +1
• Jerry Tung
• Lizanne Webb
• Sandy Whittall +2
• Michelle Wueste +1
 
• Check out the Silent Auction List below!
If you have additional questions, please call the Reading to Kids office at (310) 479-7455 or email Karen.Kiss@readingtokids.org.
Reading to Kids Benefit
Comedy Night and Silent Auction
at the Hollywood Improv
Hosted by Rachael Harris with

Christopher Titus,
Jackie Kashian, Masha Tivyan, Thai Rivera, Andrew Donnelly
& Chris Millhouse!
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  
• 6:00 Silent Auction begins
  
• 6:30 Dinner service begins in showroom
   • 7:45 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.

BUY TICKETS HERE!


Scheduled to perform:
 

Christopher Titus
(www.christophertitus.com/)

Jackie Kashian
(www.jackiekashian.com/)

Masha Tivyan
(http://mashativyan/Bio.html/ )

Thai Rivera
(http://thairivera.com/)

Chris Millhouse
(http://www.chrismillhouse.com/)
 

Andrew Donnelly
(http://www.effinfunny.com/andrew-donnelly)
 

Host: Rachael Harris
(http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0006713/ )

 
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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:
    ●
ImprovBurger & fries
    ● Grilled Chicken Sandwich & fries
    ● Chicken Tenders & fries
    ● Spicy Chicken Tenders & fries
    ● Mushroom Farfalle
 

Silent Auction Items  
(Last updated 7/19/11)

Lot # Item Description Value Starting Bid
1 Big Bear Lake cabin   Three night stay $675 $250
2 SeaWorld San Diego   4 Tickets $290 $100
3 Disneyland   Two 1-Day Park Hopper Tickets $220 $75
4 Sizzling!   Private class for 10 at the S Factor, the original and most popular pole dancing workout class $550 $190
5 Krav Maga   Self-Defense and Fitness for 3 months $450 $150
6 Universal Studios Hollywood   2 passes $130 $45
7 Malibu Family Wines   Wine Tasting for four $50 $15
8 Skateland/Mountasia   Roller Skating and Miniature Golf Party for 8 $115 $40
9 "Spirit - Stallion of the Cimarron"     Lithograph/Numbered print from the animated film $200 $65
10 Sunset Strip Music Festival   2 Street Festival Tickets $110 $40
11 ZOOED   2 adult 1-day passes for the San Diego Zoo or Wild Animal Park  $80 $30
12 L'Opera Italian Restaurant in Long Beach - $100 Gift Certificate $100 $35
13 Who dunnit???    Keith & Margo's Murder Mystery - Dinner for 2 Suspects $136 $50
14 Little Fish Theatre in San Pedro    2 Anytime Tickets $50 $15
15 Ford Amphitheatre   2 Free Tickets to 2011 Theater Season $75 $25
16 Tommy's and a Movie   2 passes to Laemmle Theaters AND 2 complimentary meals at the Original Tommy's $42 $15
17 The Hollywood Bowl     2 bench seat tickets AND a $50 Gift Card for the Cheesecake Factory $66 $25
18 ZOO 'n  FOOD    2 complimentary passes to the Los Angeles Zoo AND 2 meals at In-N-Out $35 $10
19 Landmark Theatres   2 VIP Guest Passes AND a Certificate for a Free Appetizer at P.F. Chang's $30 $10
20 Cerritos Center for Performing Arts    $50 Ticket Voucher $50 $15
21 LEGOLAND    2 for 1 Child's Admission $70 $25
22 Fashion for Fido    Outfit your dog in this collection of unique and one-of-a-kind canine couture from Wagging Tail , includes leashes and water bowl! $150 $45
23 On Ice    Autographed pics from LA Kings players Wayne Simmonds, Rob Scuderia, and Ryan Smith, PLUS an Official LA Kings Game Puck signed by Davis Drewiske, PLUS a Skating Party at Valley Ice Center with 11 passes for admission and skate rentals $150 $45
24 The Comedy & Magic Club   VIP Pass for 2 - Tuesday to Thursday night $30 $10
25 Say cheeese!   with a gift certificate for professional portrait session at Robert Paetz Photography $250 $75
26 Baseball Fanatic LA Dodgers hat, World Series T-shirt, World Series DVD, and autographed copy of the book "Big Hair and Plastic Grass" by Dan Epstein an award-winning journalist and avid baseball fan. $35 $10
27 The Purple & Gold    Magenta Knight sporty shoes and an autographed Luke Walton LA Lakers Cap $124 $40
28 Playtime!    For the kid in all of us. Imaginarium 150 piece wooden block set, Ultimate Art Supplies & 3D Art Set from Crayola, and "Today I Feel Silly", autographed by author Jamie Leigh Curtis. $110 $35
29 Slimy Bookworm     $20 Gift Certificate for children's books $20 $7
30 Book 'n Bag    $20 Gift Certificate to Skylight Books, a backpack, and three volumes of the "Seaside Adventures of Jack and Benny in Salt Water Taffy". $80 $25
31 Madmen    Season Four on DVD $50 $15
32 DVD Action Mix     "Kick-Ass," "The Forbidden Kingdom," "The Expendables," and a Rob Zombie film "Halloween" (3-disc unrated Collector's Edition) $80 $20
33 The Chix Flix DVDs    "From Prada to Nada," "Whip It," "Madea Goes to Jail," and "The Switch" $80 $20
34 Drama and Docs on DVD     "Rabbit Hole," "Peacock," "The Cove," "For Colored Girls," and "Passengers" $100 $25
35 Spin it!   with DJ Hero 2 on Playstation 3 $100 $35
36 Pamper Yourself!!    Complimentary Bodywork Package, including a 30-minute massage, from Max Health Wellness & Elite Bodywork $180 $60
37 Royal Elastics simple women's yoga shoe - Flonica (Women's Size 6.5) AND two women's yoga t-shirts (s/m) from The Hub $85 $30
38 Royal Elastics super retro women's jogger - Wellfrank (One Women's Size 8 in White and One Women's Size 8.5 in Red/Vegan) $64 $20
39 Royal Elastics super low tech indoor men's shoe - Majesty (Turquoise/White - Men's 9.5) $75 $25
40 Royal Elastics features its best Royal Elastechnology with these men's Escura II shoes (Men's Size 10) $80 $25
41 Call of Duty, Limited Collector's Edition, XBox 360 $55 $20
42 MORE CALL OF DUTY on XBox 360 with "Call of Duty Black Ops," "Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2," and "Call of Duty   4 Modern Warfare" $120 $30
43 Outstanding XBox Collection with "Transformers-War for Cybertron," "Bloodstone 007," "Spider-Man Shattered Dimension," and "Cabela's African Safari" $160 $40
44 StarCraft II "Wings of Liberty" Video Game $50 $15
45 Guitar Hero on WII "Metallica" and "Smash Hits" $60 $20
46 Double Play "Shrek Forever After" on Activision and "Monsters vs. Aliens" on PlayStation2 $15 $5
47 Tony Hawk SHRED Wii game and wireless board controller on Activision $60 $20
48 NASCAR "The Evolution of NASCAR: A Historical Collection" vault book by Deb Williams and "The Ride of Their Lives" DVD narrated by Kevin Costner $60 $20
49 Football Fanatic "America Bowl" by Don Steinberg; Super Bowl XLIV Hat, ID Lanyard, and Patch; Super Bowl XLII Luggage Tag; NFL on FOX Mug; and FOX NFL Sunday from Afghanistan $85 $25
50 Yoga Plus 5 Yoga classes at U Studio Yoga and Fleece pullover jacket (women's XL) $125 $40
51 Sinful New clothing from the Sinful line: 1 tank top and 3 shirts, all women's medium and 1 pair of L sweat pants $200 $50
52 Unconventional In-Studio Photography Session plus 11x14 Custom Print, matted and signed by Unconventional Portrait Photography, Roclord Studio $600 $150