Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Ind’s Popular Fantasy Hair Show Hits the AcA Stage Aug. 27.


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Sponsor Sharon Moss, Moss Motors; supporting sponsor
Nolan Pellerin, Sir Speedy Printing; media partner  
Shelly Kilburn of Hot 107.9 and KTDY-FM ; and
presenting venue sponsor Gerd Weustemann,
Acadiana Center
for the Arts.
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Supporting sponsor Richard Young, Event Rental

The extraordinary creative energies of six Lafayette hair salons will explode on stage at the new Acadiana Center for the Arts Theatre during The Independent Weekly’s Big Hair ’Do Ball & Benefit. Co-presented this year by The AcA, it’s the city’s most astonishing fashion event and takes place next Friday, Aug. 27. The VIP preview reception starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors open to the general public at 7:30 p.m., and the show will start at 8:30 p.m.
Artists from six salons will weave their magic through the tresses of models representing different fantasy themes chosen by each team of stylists.

Salon sponsors this year include Salon Nivag, Cabelo, The Color Bar, Suave House Beauty Salon, Salon Indigo and Jagged Edge. Guests are encouraged to compete for prizes for Tallest Hair, Wildest Style, Best Group and Best Do. Other sponsors include Moss Motors, Acadiana Security Plus, Sir Speedy Printing, Event Rental, HOT 107.9 and KTDY-FM. Show producer is the team of Bob Pastor & Company.

In addition to the high-energy runway show, ticket-holders will be treated to hors d’oeuvres from several of the city’s leading restaurants and an after-show dance party. A limited number of VIP tickets are available with extra perks, including a preview reception, reserved seating and complimentary cocktails. Supporting restaurants this year include Tsunami, Artmosphere, Poupart’s, Prejean’s, Crowne Plaza, Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro, Don’s Seafood, Don’s Seafood Hut and a la Carte. A cash bar will be available, as will complimentary styling stations for those who want to add a little something extra to their own ’do at the event.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit PASA — The Performing Arts Society of Acadiana. VIP tickets are limited at $75 each. General admission tickets are $45 each. Tickets are available at participating salons, The Independent Weekly and may also be ordered by FAX or e-mail. Ticket order info is available at www.theind.com; click IndEvents. For more information, contact Event Coordinator Robin Hebert by phone at (337) 769-8603 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Kristen Holmes Andrepont; Salon Indigo, Jessica Taylor; Suave House Beauty Salon,
Gavin Welch; Salon Nivag and Brennon Prestenbach; Jagged Edge Salon
Sitting Left to Right: Catherine Goudeau; The Color Bar, Courtney Kunau-Davis;
Salon Indigo, Catrina Dworaczyk; The Color Bar, Julie Underwood; Cabelo ,
Marissa Slocum Pahal; Salon Nivag,  and Sheila Chouest; Jagged Edge Salon

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