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Celebrity Lookalikes – life of the party!

Looking for Something Different for Your Next Party?

Celebrity Impersonators add a “wow factor” to any event!
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From Oldies  Characters to Novelty Impersonators EncorENTERTAINMENT provides fun, unique & memorable performers to delight your guests

Put lots of Pizzazz into your parties & special events!

CHARLIE CHAPLIN

Chaplin 1A DAY WITHOUT LAUGHTER IS A DAY WASTED” – Charlie Chaplin. Bring smiles to your guests as they are amused by the antics of silent film start Charlie Chaplin. He’ll pantomime and perform sleight of  hand magic to dazzle your guests . Great for 20s theme parties and events.

 

OLDIES CHARACTERS:

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Marilyn, Elvis, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Sinatra, Groucho Marx, Charlie Chaplin, Buddy Holly, Bogie, Mae West, James Dean, Tony Bennett, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball & Desi,

HOLLYWOOD STARS:

Marilyn, Elvis, James Dean, Tom Cruise, Jessica Simpson, Jack Nicholson, Cliff Clavin, Bill Murray, Austin Powers & Felicity, Peewee, The Godfather, Clint Eastwood, Cher, Kramer (Michael Richards), Johnny Depp, (Jack Sparrow) Streisand (guy) Joan Rivers (guy) Morgan Freeman. Columbo(Peter Falk), Borat., Mr T., Woody Harrelson

EncorENTERTAINMENT brings glamour, comedy and heroes & heroines of the silver screen to life at your party!

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MUSIC STARS!Elvis-YG

Elvis,
Michael Jackson,
Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Simpson, Blues Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Donna Summer, Tom Jones, Janis Jopin, Pavarotti, Lionel Richie, Prince, Neil Diamond, John Lennon, , Cyndi Lauper, John Denver, Britney, Gene Simmons, Jimmi Hendrix, .Steven Tyler Aerosmith tribute, Rod Stewart, Beatles tribute, Janice Joplin.

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NOVELTY CHARACTERS:

Batman, Robin, Joker, Catwoman, the Penguin, theBatmanRiddler, Betty Boop, Snow White, Barbie, Elvira, Phantom of the Opera, Superman (Clark Kent), Wizard of Oz characters, Star Trek Next Generation characters, Storm Troopers, Planet of the Apes, classic Halloween & Christmas Characters.

OTHERS:

ObamaDCSideBarack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John Kerry, Tom Brady, Jeff Gordon, Ted Kennedy, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere, Abe Lincoln, John & Sam Adams, Teddy Roosevelt, Colonial Minutemen, Betsy Ross, John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge, George Washington, Uncle Sam, and a few other historical people, Rush Limbaugh, Bill Parcells, Also: Female impersonators, Hawaiian Hula dancers, Mariachi Bands, Jugglers, magicians, psychics, caricature & balloon artists, mimes,. Stillwalkers, Facepainters, Professional Models & actors, Paparazzi Photographers, Mentalists, Comedians.

CALL EncorENTERTAINMENT
508-993-1999
sgrace@encorent.com
www.encorent.com

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EVENT OF THE WEEK: WAYNESTOCK 2013

Sunday, June 9

Waynestock tickets9 HOURS –
3 continuous rooms of music –
27 bands and all for $15!
All monies raised at Waynestock June 9 from 1-10pm will help Wayne Ferreria receive a vitally    needed double lung transplant.

Don’t miss this fabulous concert! Waynestock 2013
Tri-Concert “Waynestock 2013.”  26 bands, comprised of 200 performers and volunteers will provide you with:
Terrific continuous music, on 3 different stages!!!
Various musical genres to suit all tastes
Raffles and fantastic auctions items

The fundraiser takes place from 1-10pm at Seaport Inn and Marina 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven, Massachusetts

MORE INFORMATION:
Phone    (508) 496-9129
Email    donate@wayneferreirabenefit.com
Website    www.WayneFerreiraBenefit.com

You’re ALL invited to come dance, listen to music, bid on wonderful items, see old and new friends and make it a CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND HOPE for Wayne’s bright future and return to a normal life!  All proceeds go to the Wayne Ferreira Lung Transplant Benefit Fund.

The Beat Goes On ….

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Our dear friend, classmate, noted musician and painter from the Greater New Bedford area, WAYNE FERREIRA, has been living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis since 2001.  This disease has rendered him disabled and without the necessary financial reserves, a minimum of $60,000 is our goal to help Wayne with the after care of his bilateral lung transplant.  We urgently need your financial support for this deserving man!

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BAND OF THE WEEK: URBAN BURN

URBAN BURN rocks the house wherever they perform! The band’s eclectic  repertoire is perfect for any event — private parties, weddings, fund-raisers, colleges, festivals and fairs. Members Alex, Brian , and Chris have been life-long fans of Reggae, Funk, and Rock music. Their varied influences are reflected in the band’s diverse set list. From the Reggae classics of Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff, to the Soul anthem’s of Marvin Gaye and Ben E. King, to the iconic Rock hits of Eric Clapton and Jimmy Hendrix, and the current chart topping songs of John Mayer and Bruno Mars… this trio plays it all!!! (Their set list also includes songs from The Police, Parliament/Funkadelic, Prince, The Beatles, Sublime, The Temptations, B.B. King,The Doors, Led Zeppelin… and much more!)

When you’re looking for a band that will please everyone at your event, URBAN BURN is the perfect fit! For booking and more information call:
EncorENTERTAINMENT 508-993-1999

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EVENT OF THE WEEK: PAACA Celebrating 30 Years of Gratitude

Saturday, March 23, 2013

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Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction, Inc., known throughout the South Coast as PAACA, will celebrate 30 years of service to the region at a special event in New Bedford’s Skyroom, 651 Orchard Street, New Bedford MA on Saturday, March 23, 2013.

PAACA has expanded its reach and scope to better serve the community by adding empowerment programs that build hope such as youth development, employment and training, housing, education and support programs.  “That work doesn’t happen without hundreds of volunteers, staff, government leaders, law enforcement, educators, and clergy who have been working tirelessly with PAACA to make HOPE happen.”, said Carl J. Alves, Executive Director.

The celebration begins at 7pm with a diverse mixture of fun and entertainment, featuring R&B band “Urban Burn”.


DJ Biggy is in the house, and a cash bar and delicious heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.  In addition to a terrific raffle, there are great stations where attendees can receive a chair massage, paraffin hand wax treatments by Brenda Gomes,  psychic readings with Georgette, semi-permanent tattoos by Miss Lynne & Roy and much more.

The event is open to the public and tickets ($30) are available online at www.paaca.org or by calling 508.400.1080.


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EVENT OF THE WEEK: Spinner Celebrates! Live Auction & Gala

Friday, March 8

fund logoSPINNER CELEBRATES!  32nd Anniversary Spectacular Fundraising Gala
To Be Held at New Bedford Whaling Museum Friday Evening, March 8, 2013

Spinner Publications will hold its “Spinner Celebrates!” 32nd Annual Fundraising Gala at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Friday evening, March 8th, from 6 to 10 p.m. Highlighting the event will be a live auction of paintings and other works by renowned local artists, antique artifacts, rare books, and collectibles. There will be an open-bar cocktail party catered by Russell Morin Fine Catering; live jazz music by John Harrison and Dori Legge; and a silent auction, followed by the presentation of an original short movie including never-before-seen vintage film clips of New Bedford.Dori & JH 403

Tickets are priced at $75 and can be purchased at www.spinnerpub.com or by calling (508) 994-4564 through March 1st. Supply is limited; early reservations are recommended. Proceeds will support the nonprofit publishing company’s educational projects and new books, including A Picture History of New Bedford, due out in June 2013.

A Live Auction featuring art from some of the area’s most celebrated names will be the primary attraction at the Spinner Celebrates!  32nd Anniversary Fundraising Gala to be held at New Bedford Whaling Museum, Friday evening, March 8, 2013.

Headlining the Live Auction are works from these well-known artists:    Arthur Moniz
Severin Haines                                 Arthur Moniz                               Everett S. Allen
John Gamache                                 John Magnan                             Robert Henry
Robert Duff                                       Chuck Hauck                               Dionysios Skaliotis
Al Doucette                                      Judith Klein                                Anthony Fisher
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Additionally, a silent auction will feature antique objects—such as Pairpoint glass—rare books, signed prints, and gift items from merchants, restaurants, artisans and museums throughout the area.

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Spinner Publications is a New Bedford-based, award-winning publisher of books, videos, and calendars focusing on the history and culture of southeastern New England. Among its most popular titles are Lincoln Park Remembered, A Picture History of Fairhaven, Drifting Toward the Southeast, Portuguese Spinner, Cranberry Cooking for All Seasons, Brick by Brick, Branded on My Arm and in My Soul and the Spinner anthology series, People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts. Perennial favorites are the two calendars, The New England Fisherman and Historic Southeastern New England.  For more information, contact Spinner Publications at (508) 994-4564, visit www.spinnerpub.com, or look up Spinner Publications on Facebook.

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EVENT OF THE WEEK:

February 16th & 17th

HARRIFEST 2013
Celebrates the 10 year anniversary of the Tribute to George Harrison.Feb. 17 George Harrison

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GEORGE HARRISON TRIBUTE PRESENTS HARRIFEST 2013 a festival celebrating the music of the George Harrison and the Beatles, while raising money cancer support charities (Bristol County Visiting Nurses (Hospice) and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Performers include Octopus’s Garden, the Mockers, The Oh Nos, The Cryers, One Sweet Dream (McCartney Tribute), Glass Onion, Rattled (a Wilbury tribute), Thatcher Harrison, Loose Salute, Sherman and the Waybacks and more…… Special guests include Brute Force (the King of Fuh), Shaun Weiss, son of Nat Weiss, the Beatles lawyer, who attended both Ed Sullivan shows, the Shea Stadium show and the Apple rooftop concert, and more… Includes a free after party, singalong/playalong jam at the hotel restaurant, Seaport Grill. Venders include custom Beatle art by For You Glue (the lovely Kathy Joyce), Beatle merchandise from the Nevermind Shop, Liverpool Productions and Steve Freedman’s Beatle’s Collectibles. Saturday, February 16, 2013 the bands begin in the afternoon and run until 11:00 PM. Then everyone is a musician as we start the after party jam!! All players and singers of all abilities welcome to participate. The next morning we will have a special Beatle Breakfast hosted by Cha Chi of WZLX’s Breakfast with the Beatles. Cha Chi will tell stories and trivia, have giveways and show you some rare Beatles memorablia.

Saturday— Doors open at 1:30; Show 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday- Breakfast with Cha Chi 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Seaport Inn & Marina, 110 Middle St, Fairhaven MA. More info: 774-319-3579

Fairhaven, MA is located 4 hours from NYC/NJ, 1 hour from Boston and this is a long weekend!! WHOO HOO! Special Hotel room rate at the Seaport Inn and Marina of $97.60 including taxes and fees !!!! www.seaportinnandmarina.com; Tickets and more information available soon! Please feel free to share this “invite” with all your fab friends!!!

Feb. 17 Harrifest

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