Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama Announces 2013 Theme "Fashion In A New Light" And Performances By Sheryl Crow And Cirque Du Soleil®

Fashion Show Fundraiser Features Fall Collections from Calvin Klein, Diesel, Rachel Rachel Roy, Tommy Hilfiger, and more at the Orpheum Theatre on Sept. 19


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, July 31, 2013

San Francisco, CA - Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama, the iconic fashion show and HIV/AIDS fundraiser, celebrates this year’s theme Fashion in a New Light with captivating performances by multi-talented singer, songwriter and producer Sheryl Crow, daring troupe Cirque du Soleil® and Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star winners The Summer Set. The legendary San Francisco event will highlight the best of fall fashion from Calvin Klein, Diesel, Rachel Rachel Roy, Tallia Orange, Tommy Hilfiger, Weekend Max Mara and Macy’s newest Impulse collection Maison Jules. The charity event, benefitting AIDS Emergency Fund, Glide Foundation and Project Open Hand, celebrates 31 years of fashion and compassion for HIV/AIDS on Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Orpheum Theatre, with an after-party immediately following at the Asian Art Museum.

This year’s theme, Fashion in a New Light, takes us on an illuminating journey of fashion through the varied lenses of history, culture, science, technology, and of course, music. Starring in this year’s event is Sheryl Crow, who received widespread acclaim when she exploded onto the music scene with her seven-time platinum debut album, “Tuesday Night Music Club,” and continued her success with the release of seven studio albums, each charting Top 10, and four albums hitting multi-platinum. Her current chart-climbing hit single, “Easy,” is off her forthcoming new album due out in September.

In addition Cirque du Soleil, a group that has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in more than 40 countries on six continents, will bring their high-quality artistic entertainment that will invoke the imagination and provoke the senses. Featuring eight unique shows in Las Vegas and one in Orlando, Cirque du Soleil will showcase its Las Vegas productions at Macy’s Glamorama. Also set to perform is Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star contest winner, The Summer Set, originally formed by two Arizona-based brothers and now a five-member punk rock group that started out writing tunes inspired by Jimmy Eat World and The Format.

About Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama
This year marks the 31st anniversary of Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama, the charitable fashion event of the year in San Francisco and Los Angeles that combines fashion, musical entertainment, dance and technology in a fully integrated, theatrical 60-minute show. The iconic event, which was co-chaired by longtime champion of the cause, the late dame Elizabeth Taylor, has raised awareness and more than $31 million for HIV/AIDS charities, organizations and research projects in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Past musical performers include Robin Thicke, Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars, Far East Movement, Macy Gray, Ne-Yo and many more.

Tickets to the event start at $75. An exclusive American Express presale begins on July 25 for cardholders. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Aug. 1. All tickets can be purchased at www.macys.com/glamtickets. For more information, visit www.macys.com/glamorama.



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