Posted Jun 17th, 2019
CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH WITH
BEVERLY CENTER x THE ADVOCATE X WORLD OF WONDER
Pride Event to Feature Panel Moderated by Carson Kressley. Music by DJ Cottrell Guidry, Photo Ops, Food, Cocktails, Drag Queen Panels & Much More on June 22 at Beverly Center
WHO: Beverly Center, Los Angeles’ premier shopping and dining destination, in partnership with media partner The Advocate and World of Wonder, will come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community with Carson Kressley, Kim Chi, Violet Chachki, Ginger Minj, and Bob The Drag Queen.
WHAT: For the first time, Beverly Center, The Advocate and World of Wonder are bringing the community a full day of drag queen panels, performances, fun photo activations, music, food, specialty cocktails and more to celebrate PRIDE month.
The event will feature “Tea with the Queens Panel,” a moderated Q&A panel with Emmy Award-winning Fashion Savant, Carson Kressley, can’t-miss performances by America’s favorite queens, makeovers, and more. Attendees will also enjoy music by DJ Cottrell Guidry, specialty bites and cocktails from Cal Mare, and complimentary valet parking via 3rd Street or La Cienega Valet.
Beverly Center x The Advocate x World of Wonder Pride Event is one of the many offerings available at Beverly Center during their month-long PRIDE celebration. Additional offerings include the lighting of Beverly Center’s exterior in PRIDE’s signature rainbow coloring throughout the month of June, and complimentary Friends of Beverly Center Valet Card for guests that spend more than $250 in one day between June 9 – June 23. For additional information, visit https://www.beverlycenter.com/pride.
WHEN: Saturday, June 22, 2019
11:30am: Media Check-In Begins
12:00 pm: Celebration & Cocktail Kick-Off / Red Carpet Arrivals
1:00 pm: Tea with the Queens Panel
Moderated by Carson Kressley
2:00 pm: Drag Performances & More
3:00 pm: Happy Hour
WHERE: Beverly Center (Event located in Grand Court, Level 6)
8500 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048
MORE: ** Please note Beverly Center handle @beverlycenter and hashtag
#BeverlyCenterPRIDE when posting on social from the event **
ABOUT BEVERLY CENTER
With LA’s largest collection of shops and restaurants under one magnificent skylight, the new Beverly Center reflects the diverse styles and tastes of Los Angeles and its many visitors. An unparalleled collection of luxury, contemporary and fast-fashion brands awaits shoppers, including Apple, Balenciaga, Coach, COS, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, G-Star Raw, Gucci, H&M, If & Co., Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Maje, MCM, Michael Kors, Omega, Polo Ralph Lauren, Prada, Saint Laurent, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sandro, Superdry, The Celect, Tiffany & Co., Traffic Los Angeles, Uniqlo, Versace, Wolford, Zara and more. An unmatched restaurant collection includes fine-dining options Cal Mare, Farmhouse and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, and fast-casual eateries Eggslut, Easy’s, Tocaya Organica, LAMILL Coffee, Maragume Udon and Pitchoun Bakery & Cafe. More great additions, including Angler, Akira Back Steak and The Webster, are coming soon. For more information, visitbeverlycenter.com or follow @beverlycenter in social media.
ABOUT THE ADVOCATE
Pride Media is the largest publisher of LGBTQ content in the world., including OUT, The Advocate, Out Traveler, Plus, and PRIDE. With over 50 years of award-winning editorial spanning digital, print, social and experiential, our content shapes the LGBTQ landscape—serving as the go-to destination for our audience across entertainment, news & politics, LGBTQ rights, travel, wellness, finance food & spirits and fashion. By covering every aspect of the LGBTQ experience, Pride Media’s brands use the power of words to inspire the full spectrum of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people to live life with pride.
ABOUT WORLD OF WONDER
For more than two decades, award-winning production company World of Wonder has introduced audiences to new worlds, talent and ideas that have shaped culture. Programming highlights include: Emmy® Award winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1/Logo), “Million Dollar Listing” LA & NY (Bravo), “Dancing Queen” (Netflix), “Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce” (Fuse), and “Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric” (National Geographic); award-winning films and documentaries including upcoming “Liberty: Mother of Exiles,” “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures,” “Menendez: Blood Brothers,” “Inside Deep Throat,” “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “I Am Britney Jean,” “In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye,” “Carrie Fisher’s Wishful Drinking,” “Monica in Black and White,” Emmy-winning “The Last Beekeeper,” and Emmy-winning “Out of Iraq.” Seven of WOW's films have premiered at the Sundance Film festival including “Becoming Chaz” and “Party Monster.” World of Wonder has also created a substantial digital footprint with its YouTube channel WOWPresents (1M+ subs), SVOD digital platform WOW Presents Plus, along with an award-winning blog, The WOW Report. World of Wonder’s bi-annual RuPaul's DragCon is the world’s largest drag culture convention, welcoming 100,000 attendees across LA and NYC in 2018. Co-founders Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey authored The World According to Wonder, celebrating decades of production, which can be found online at http://worldofwonder.net/. Randy and Fenton were honored with the IDA Pioneer Award in December 2014, celebrating exceptional achievement, leadership, and vision in the nonfiction and documentary community, named to Variety's Reality Leaders List in 2017, and chosen for the OUT100 list in 2018 for their trailblazing work in the LGBTQ+ community. World of Wonder was also selected for Realscreen's 2018 Global 100 list, which recognizes the top international non-fiction and unscripted production companies working in the industry today. World of Wonder creates out of a historic building/gallery space in the heart of Hollywood.