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Friday, February 1, 2019

Highmark Presents, "Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action!" 2019

It's that time of year again, when Pittsburgh celebrates the accomplishments of the Pittsburgh Film Office! 
“Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action!” Gala, sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will be held on February 23rd, from 6 PM - 11 PM at its new location, The Pennsylvanian.  Also debuting, a new night for the Gala, Saturday, to allow for Oscar predictions.

Guests will walk the red carpet under the Pennsylvanian's rotunda to gain entrance to this elegant event. 

Cuisine will be featured from area restaurants including Eddie V’s, A519 Chocolate, Blume Honey Water, Braddock’s Pittsburgh Brasserie, Con Alma, Double Wide Grill, Eddie Merlot’s, Lidia’s Pittsburgh, Molinaro’s, Monterey Bay, Pittsburgh Smokehouse, and Parkhurst.

Richard Parsakian, Production Curator and owner of Eons Antique Fashions, explained “The Pittsburgh Film Office places a spotlight on local assets for bringing the national film industry to Pittsburgh, we will showcase a young, talented fashion designer, Brian David at this year’s gala who will elevate what red carpet glamour is all about.”  Brian describes his designs as "Luxurious fabrics and classic couture techniques, which give a refined, polished look to my vintage inspired collection."

VIP Patrons, will receive early admittance from 6 PM to 8 PM and have exclusive access to performances by Beauty Slap, and legendary Pittsburgh/Broadway performer, Lenora Nemetz.

Under the direction of Dawn Keezer, who has served the Film Office for the past 24 years, the PFO has assisted in over 260 feature films, television series, and commercial productions.  The impact on our local economy has been astounding, with over $1.2 Billion brought into to our region.  

Tickets are available at Showclix at $125 for General Admission, and $250 for VIP access.

Although the venue has changed over the years, the Hollywood theme, beautiful gowns, and a night of pure entertainment, are a constant part of this event.  Below are photos from past "Lights!Glamour!Action!".  Look forward to seeing you on the red carpet!

Dawn Keezer

Nancy Mosser and Katie Shenot

George Long and Amy Merlo
Jennifer Manypenny

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