Night on the Red Carpet: Emagine Hartland hosting celebration for charity

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The new Emagine Hartland presents Night on the Red Carpet, a celebration for charity at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. All proceeds from the theater debut event will benefit two local charities, LACASA Center and Gleaners Community Food Bank.

The public is invited to attend this ticketed event and will receive “star treatment” from the moment they arrive. Valet parking, live entertainment, open bar and hors d’oeuvres, photo ops, stellar films, and concessions will be offered.

This private celebration allows film buffs and movie lovers to explore the 55,000 square-foot facility at their leisure. Guests can view full-length films throughout the evening, or visit any of the 10 theaters to get quick previews of various movies. The theater does not open to the public until the following day.

The Emagine Hartland venue features luxury amenities, including heated electronic reclining seats, which is a first for the Emagine chain in Michigan. All 10 auditoriums are equipped with state-of-the-art viewing technology, 7.1 audio in all auditoriums and pure laser digital cinema projectors, another first in Michigan. The EMAX theater offers floor-to-ceiling viewing and Dolby Atoms Sound.  Every auditorium has stadium seating with unobstructed views.

Emagine is hosting the Night on the Red Carpet event and 100 percent of the ticket proceeds will be shared equally between Gleaners and LACASA. The theater is located at 10495 Hartland Square Drive, Hartland.

Tickets are $75 per person. Purchase tickets online at lacasacenter.org or at the LACASA Collection, 120 W. Highland Rd., Kroger Plaza, Howell. The LACASA Collection is an upscale charity boutique where the public shops for unique finds and all proceeds help local victims of child abuse and interpersonal violence at LACASA Center.

The Night on the Red Carpet opening reception starts at 6 p.m. and the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce will lead a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment and special activities in the lobby area will run until 8:30 p.m. Movies will be shown all evening, with the night’s last runs starting at around 9:30 p.m.

Attire for the event is casual, dressy or theatrical. Guests are invited to dress up as one of their favorite movie characters or film stars. Recognition will be awarded for the most creative ensembles.

Tickets sell out early for Emagine opening night celebrations, so please reserve in advance.


LACASA Center is a locally-based, independent nonprofit that provides critical around-the-clock services for victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization also spearheads community-wide education and awareness programs to help prevent abuse. Learn more at www.lacasacenter.org.

Gleaners Community Food Bank-Livingston Distribution Center, located in Howell, is committed to distributing nutritional, high-quality food to people in need who live in Southeastern Michigan. In 2018, Gleaners distributed more than 43 million pounds of food to neighbors in need. Learn more at www.gcfb.org.

Emagine Entertainment is a Midwest-based company with luxury theaters located in Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The company is recognized for its innovation in guest services and cinema technology, and was the first theatre chain in the world to convert to 100 percent digital projection. Learn more at www.emagine-entertainment.com.


 

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