Issue: Spring 2012

Last Page: The 26th Annual Charlie Awards

The Hollywood Arts Council’s 26th Annual Charlie Awards honor significant contributions to the arts and Hollywood.  This year’s  luncheon will be held Thursday, March 29th in the historic Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel site of the first Academy Awards presentation.  The Charlies will be emceed by ABC7’s entertainment reporter, George Pennacchio.

George Pennacchio emcees

This year six awards will be presented by our celebrity guests.  Tickets to be luncheon are $100.  For additional information, please call (323)871-2787 or visit

Above: James Burrows receives the Television Arts Award, Cirque du Soleil's IRIS receives the Entertainment Arts Award, and Eric Garcetti receives Special Recognition

Hollywood Center Studios will receive the Hollywood Arts Award

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre will receive the Theatre Arts Award

The San Gennaro Festival will receive the Cultural Arts Award

The Hollywood Arts Council is an action-oriented 501©3 non-profit organization that works for the benefit of the Hollywood community through the arts.  Its programs for youth in the community include Project S.O.A.R. (Students Overcoming All Risks), an after-school art program conducted in six Hollywood area elementary schools, and the annual Children’s Festival of the Arts, held the second Sunday of August at Paramount Pictures.

The Hollywood Arts Council is a membership organization open to all who recognize that the arts and culture of this community are unique in their variety and influence on the industry that bears its name.  Membership contributions are tax-deductible and are available in the following categories:  Individual $25; Business/Organization $50; Corporate $250.