On Friday, March 18th, “Fab avec Amour” presents… “Couture for Love,” a fashion show fundraiser for breast cancer at the “Little Black Pearl” in Chicago, Illinois. This will be an evening of high fashion, love, poetry and a variety of live musical entertainment. A portion of proceeds from “Couture for Love” will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to help save the lives of many people afflicted with breast cancer.
This exciting event will be hosted by Actor and Comedian Reggie Reg with special performances by Grammy Award winner, R&B Singer & Trombonist Saunders Sermons. Guests will also enjoy the sounds of Poet & Inspirational Rapper Christopher LeMark, rising R&B singer Franklin Williams along with Chuckaluck and the Bass Tribes Band. Throughout the evening guests have the pleasure of visiting various vendor tables, while savoring an assortment of hors d’oeuvres and relishing a cash bar.
Tickets are $45.00 and can be purchased at “Wild & Sexy Fashions” (1537 W. 79th Street in Chicago) , Dee’s Collectibles (252 Lincoln Mall Drive in Matteson, IL) or online here: http://coutureforlove.eventbrite.com/
Doors open promptly at 7pm, Fashion Show & Live Entertainment begin at 830pm and the after party kicks off with DJ Phantom at 11pm.
ABOUT REGGIE REG: Currently known as possibly the best impressionist on the scene, comedian and Chicago native Reggie Reg is quickly making his mark across the nation. This talented comedian, impressionist and actor has been recently seen on HBO’s P.Diddy Presents, “The Bad Boyz of Comedy.” He started the comedy circuit in Chicago performing in venues such as the “Cotton Club,” “Comedy Off Broadway,” “All Jokes Aside,” “TNT Comedy Hook,” the “Regal Theater,” “Riddles Comedy Club,” “ Zannies,” “Barrel of Laughs,” “Isaac Hayes Restaurant,” and “BNJ’s Comedy Club.” Reggie has also participated in several headline comedy tours including the “1999 Bud Lite Def Jam,” the “2003 Kings & Queens of Comedy Search” (produced by Walter Latham Entertainment), and was the “2002 winner of the Tom Finch Miller Genuine Draft National Comedy Search Tour.” To learn more about Reggie Reg, visit: http://reggiereg.net
ABOUT SAUNDERS SERMONS: You’ve heard Saunders Sermons as the trombonist on R&B Singer Maxwell’s BLACKsummers’night, Jay-Z’s “American Gangster” and Laura Izibor’s “Let The Truth Be Told.” This New School musician has also done his share of straight ahead jazz with greats like Roy Hargrove. On his debut album “Classic Delight,” Sermons’ brings to bear all these different influences, from jazz and R&B to hip hop and retro soul. Lilting minimalism not heard since PJ Morton’s near classic debut “Emotions”, this Michael Franks vocal acolyte delivers music as soothing as a cup of chamomile on a blistery winter’s night. To learn more about Saunders Sermons, visit: http://saundersermons.com
ABOUT CHRISTOPHER LEMARK: Chicago native, Christopher LeMark was inspired to write poetry and rap songs through his love and passion for God. Over the years he’s shared the stage with many great artists such Deitrick Haddon
and Kurtis Blow. Today he’s the creator of “The Moment,” which is a diary evolved into what is now called M.O.T.H. (Matters of the heart). M.O.T.H. begins with an unplug set that progresses into a broadway filled stage production. It tells the story of his life while being narrated by the likes of his music. M.O.T.H. is filled with real life characters and played by creative actors combining music and fashion to bring an inspiring story to life. This concept is called a “Choreo Drama.” To learn more about Christopher LeMark, visit: http://christopherlemark.com
ABOUT CHUCK-A-LUCK: Charlie Hosch Jr. is known as the great “Chicago Windy City Bass Legend.” He is also President & CEO of “Bass Tribes” online magazine. ChuckALuck launched “Bass Tribes” out of concern for the lack of documentation of history regarding Afro-American bass players and their active contribution to the music industry. He decided to produce a magazine with a primary focus on Afro-American bass players who never really receive their full recognition. To learn more about ChuckALuck and “Bass Tribes,” visit: http://basstribes.com