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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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Engaging Library Programs

Looking for Something Different for Library Programs?

Bring Exciting New Performers to your LibraryMary Quad

From (as in animal twist balloons) to (as in zany music) EncorENTERTAINMENT provides fun & memorable performers to delight youngsters

It’s time to put some Pizzazz into your Library Events!

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ROFL! LOL! Our hilarious magicians and jugglers will have youngsters laughing their heads off!! Lots of audience participation with a splash of learning thrown in!

 

 

 

MUSICAL PERFORMERS
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Sing-alongs and dancing, hands-on children’s entertainment. Performances are very active, encouraging kids to sing and dance along with the the performers as they entertain with a unique combination of songs,  storytelling and lots of fun.

STORYTIME
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Fairy tales ~ Storytelling
Kids love being entertained while they’re learning! EncorENTERTAINMENT brings the heroes & heroines of kids’ favorite stories to life! Children meet Costumed Characters and Princesses who delight them with stories that encourage curiosity and foster a love of reading!

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KIDS RULE!Mary Puppets 3

Puppets, and clowns and reptiles oh my! All kinds of kids entertainment is guaranteed to bring lots of smiles! Magic, face painting, twist balloons, storytelling. Cuddly animals & cool reptiles. Play equipment.Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course

SEASONAL FUN

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Memorial Day weekend. Fourth of July! Christmas in July. Labor Day. Halloween.School Vacations. We’ve got you covered. Patriotic bands, Uncle Sam, Dracula & witches. Create your own theme if you like  & we’ll fill in the rest.

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

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CAMPGROUND FUN FOR EVERYONE

Looking for Something Different?

Bring Exciting New Performers to your CampgroundUrban Burn 1

From (as in animal twist balloons) to (as in zydeco music) EncorENTERTAINMENT provides fun & memorable performers to please your campers.

It’s time to put some Pizzazz in your Campground Events!

COMEDY SHOWS

ROFL! LOL! Our hilarious comedians and hypnotists will have your campers holding their sides in laughter. Have you ever had your cheeks hurt the next day from laughing so hard? Now that’s comedy. Shows are R rated with a twinkle and comic routines can be tweaked for all ages.

BANDS & DJsDiane Blue

What’s “mo better” than a great band that’s so great you just “can’t sit down!” What type of music  would you like to kick up your heels with? Rock, swing, country, celtic, soul, ethnic, oldies, blues, bluegrass, zydeco. As the Dave Clark Five said… “Any way you want it!”

DANCERSSardis

Itching to shake that booty? You’ll “get down on it” with  lively dance instructions and performances. From the basic, always popular line dancing to Middle Eastern, Hawaiian, and country. We promise to get those wall flowers out onto the dance floor!

KIDS RULE!Mary Puppets 3

Puppets, and clowns and reptiles oh my! All kinds of kids entertainment is guaranteed to bring lots of smiles! Magic, face painting, twist balloons, storytelling. Cuddly animals & cool reptiles. Play equipment.Adrenaline Rush Obstacle Course

SEASONAL FUN

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Memorial Day weekend. Fourth of July! Christmas in July. Labor Day. Halloween. We’ve got you covered. Patriotic bands, Uncle Sam, Dracula & witches. Create your own theme if you like  & we’ll fill in the rest.

 

 

CONTACT EncorENTERTAINMENT

508-993-1999

sgrace@encorent.com

www.encorent.com

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Tips for a Jolly Holiday!

Happy Holidays! 

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EncorENTERTAINMENT helps to make your Holiday JOLLY!

CALL NOW to plan your party! 

Fabulous Holiday Entertainment & expert Party Planning for a fun & memorable celebration!

Please “like” EncorENTERTAINMENT’s Facebook page….
click the link below to “like” us!

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We’ll be posting lots of fun holiday tips and ideas throughout the holiday season! 

Victorian CarolersGo to EncorENTERTAINMENT’s blog for great tips on planning the most memorable Holiday party ever! Victorian Carolers

Just click the Seasonal Fun drop-down menu for festive party theme ideas like:
“A Merry Family Christmas”
“A Very Victorian Christmas”
                                                “A Very Grownup Holiday”
                                                “A Merry Celebrity Christmas”
Holiday Themes

Holiday feeling hectic?
Beat  Holiday Stress with some simple SHOPPING TIPS like: 

*If you work, take advantage of your lunch hour for shopping, organizing, planning etc. Eat lunch at your desk and order online.
* Order online. Select items from magazines, newspapers, TV etc. and order online. You can do a little at a time without the stress of the store traffic.
For more Relaxing Holiday tips Click here

Christmas GiftsAnd here are some DECORATING IDEAS to help make your holiday more enjoyable!

*  Decorate with wrapped presents, glass ornaments, curling ribbon, confetti and other simple items in holiday colors for a quick party boost.
*  Wrap presents early and use them to decorate around the house. Small packages stacked make great centerpieces
*  When you pack up your holiday decorations, label boxes specifically by items and room. It will be easier to decorate in the following year.
For more Time Saving Decorating tips Click herewreath

Our DECORATING TEAM will meet with you to help with your HOLIDAY DECOR to make your planning your holiday more enjoyable and relaxing! We’ll do all the work and you can enjoy the party.

Holiday Entertainment

From Santa & his Elves & Mrs. Claus to the Grinch  EncorENTERTAINMENT provides the best holiday performers to liven your party and make it the most festive ever!

So be sure your first call this HOLIDAY is to EncorENTERTAINMENT!
Enjoy the Season with your family and friends rather than finding yourself stuck in a whirlwind of work and endless decorating!

Call now!

EncorENTERTAINMENT
508-993-1999




 

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ZOMBIE PARTIES – Be Very Afraid!

HALLOWEEN’S CREEPING UP ON  YOU!
Do you have what it takes to hold a ZOMBIE PARTY? YIKES!Zombie 2 crop
Invite creepy
UNCLE FRIGHT to host your Halloween Party…….
if you dare.

He’ll scare your little goblins with frightful zombie games, zombie face painting and “twisted” balloons! It’s spooky monster fun.

Carve yourself a Terror-ific Party. We’re batty for Halloween!

EncorENTERTAINMENT has lots more Bewitching Holiday Treats in store!

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DRACULA MAGIC
BEETLEJUICE
SCARY STORYTELLERS
EERIE FACE PAINTING
MYSTERY HAY RIDES
SHADOW PUPPETS

Call now to reserve your Favorite Monster!

508-993-1999

Check out these UNCLE FRIGHT Videos!

 

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PERFORMER OF THE WEEK: THE EASTER BUNNY

Guess Who’s Hopping Into Town?

I have a hutch…. a rabbit hutch that is…Easter Bunny & Girl
that the Easter Bunny’s paws are ready to hop on over to your party!

For a farm fresh yet wild range rabbit…… Hire the hare for your Easter holiday party!

Easter Bunny Visits to your
Home, Party or Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Bunny visits  for a fun home visit for pictures (with your camera or let us know and we can take them and post on facebook for you)
The Easter Bunny can bring an Easter Basket or you may leave a basket for the bunny to bring in (please let us know when scheduling.)

Easter Parties are also available with Bunny and Party Attendant, please call

508-993-1999

Princess Visits

Every little girl dreams of being a Princess….
Make her dreams come true with a Princess visit!

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A great addition to any party- a fun 30 minute visit which includes a small gift for the birthday child delivered by her favorite Princess. The Princess will pose for pictures with the guests. After pictures, the children will participate in an easy craft before bidding their farewells to the Princess.

Princess Visit (1 Hour)
An enchanting 1 Hour visit from your child’s favorite Princess who will assist with activities and games sure to please your little Princess and all her guests. A special gift will be presented to the birthday Princess. There will be time for pictures and if you’d like the Princess to be there for the Happy Birthday cake, please let us know so she can plan accordingly.

CALL 508-993-1999

 

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EVENT OF THE WEEK: Day Out With Thomas

June 21, 22, 23 & 24Edaville Logo

Day Out With Thomas™ :
The GO GO Thomas
Tour 2013™

Edaville USAa fun family amusement park in South Carver, MA.

This family fun park is less than an hour from both Boston and Providence.
Located at 5 Pine St, Carver, MA 02330
(508) 866-8190

Day longEveryone’s favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank, chugs into Edaville for 12 special dates in 2013!  Take a magical ride on a life-size Thomas.  Spend the day immersed in the storybook world of Thomas and meet his kindly but stern boss, Sir Topham Hatt.  Enjoy great live music and storytelling, Thomas-themed activities and temporary tattoos at Imagination Station as well as unlimited use of 12 amusement rides – all included in your admission.

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Join in on the fun when on Friday June 21 & Saturday June 21,  EncorENTERTAINMENT‘s Mr. Chris’ Kid-Time Music Show will be appearing at Day Out with Thomas  Tank!!! Performances run throughout the day beginning at  10am.  Mr Chris Kid Time Show
You’ve seen Mr. Chris playing for over a decade with the most popular New England children’s bands (hint: he’s “Jammed” with puppets and “Flooked” with the beans)
Now Mr. Chris is performing his own brand of fun, dance and music that keeps kids laughing, clapping and moving!  Oh and by the way… the parents LOVE it too!!
Mr. Chris’ kid versions of great songs like “Three Little Birds” (Bob Marley) and “Yellow Submarine/Octopus’ Garden” (The Beatles) are just a few of the hits that family members of all ages love and enjoy.  Oh, and did we forget to mention bubbles, hand puppets, sing-a-longs, hula hoops, giant beach balls…. whew….. too much fun!!!!!!!!!!
For more information about Mr. Chris’ Kid-Time Music Show contact EncorENTERTAINMENT 508-993-1999

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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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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
Allison Wells

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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