It’s not even June yet, but that hasn’t stopped Whedonopolis.com from posting the invitation to all of Southern California fandom to come see the fifth annual charity benefit screening of The Guild, the creation of actress/producer Felicia Day and Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Each year the event, run by Fandom Charities Inc., a 501c registered charity organization, draws hundreds of people for an evening of fun with not only the fan-favorite web series but many of the people involved in the creation of them as well. It’s very much like a sci-fi convention that lasts for a single evening, and these events typically include people arriving in costume dressed as their favorite heroes or villians (some of which they invent themselves), and the creative talent from the shows. Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion both made appearances last year to the delight of fans, and the event raised thousands of dollars each for the popular fandom charity Kids Need To Readthat helps provide inspiring books to underfunded schools, libraries, and literacy programs across the United States, especially those serving disadvantaged children.
The show chooses a different charity each year to support.
Last year it was held at a movie theater in North Hollywood – the year before at a hotel in Universal City. This year it’s going to be at a major Los Angeles landmark called Barnsdall Park, home of Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Hollyhock House”.
Details of the Show are As Follows:
- Where: Barnsdall Art Park – 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027
- When: Saturday, October 27, 2012 – 7:30 PM, Doors open 6:00 PM
- Tickets: $20 – Includes our collectible, interactive Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Goodie and Swag Bag
- Free on-site parking. Near public transport.
The doc had to get his bling by turning gold bricks into cumin-scented secret sauce, but for a mere $1 per ticket, you can enter our drawing to win cool and fabulous prizes! The more you enter, the better your chances to win, and proceeds will go to charity (as yet to be determined). Tickets for the drawing will only be sold at the theatre.
Sing along to the special Open Caption digital version of the web masterpiece. No buffering pauses guaranteed.
Please note: The Guild has some harsh language, so please plan accordingly if you plan on bringing children.
Come as your favorite villain, hero, sidekick, henchmen or hammer. Goggles welcome!
Whedonopolis is a project of Fandom Charities Inc. (501c3), and has the unusual additional property of collecting talented like-minded individuals together, fans and pro alike, for the betterment of all.
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