Gone are the days when “eco” and “green” characterized off-beat brands and style! On-beat bands and style-loving celebs populated Debbie Durkin’s Eco Emmys Celebrity Chateau, which has become a one-stop event locale for stylish and sustainable living.
In its 6th Year, film and television producer Debbie Durkin’s Eco Emmys Celebrity Chateau is a go-to destination for A-listers and brand-makers alike, promoting green values and giving back.
Guests made donations to charity partners Guard A Heart and Yes Beat Liver Tumors and were pampered and gifted at the breathtaking historic Pickford Mansion in Hancock Park. Guard A Heart, presented by AVIIR Laboratories, provided an artist showcase featuring live acoustic performances by Ryan Boone, Jenni Alpert, Zach Callison, Zhavea, Ralph Dudley, The Almighty Grind, With Our Words, Inc. (WOW) youth poetry collective, Sarah Agajanian, Natalie Gelman, CEEJ, John Fullwood and Of Verona.
Tito's Handmade Vodka - http://www.titosvodka.com
Guests were treated to Tito's Handmade Vodka signature cocktails, a refreshing treat in the Southern California sun.
URBAN FRESH of Beverly Hills - http://www.theurbanfresh.com
Guests enjoyed a sumptuous array of organic sandwiches & salads by URBAN FRESH of Beverly Hills.
BARKCODE Celebrity Pet Lounge - http://www.barkcode.com
Barkcode is an innovative new way to make sure your pet never gets lost, and a portion of the proceeds goes to the American Red Cross. Barkcode…helping your pets home.
Hypnotist John Cerbone - http://www.trance-master.com
Trance Master Productions (TMP) presented World Famous Hypnotist John Cerbone and his Hypnosis Programs.
Odina Swimwear - http://www.odinasurf.com
A favorite feature at the chateau was the men’s and women’s environmentally friendly swimwear collection from Odina Surfwear. Hot and cool!
Tintura Salon Hair Styling - http://tinturasalon.com
HAI ELITE Styling Tools - http://www.hai-elite.com
Celebs were pampered with Tintura Salon Hair Styling, feather extensions and HAI ELITE Styling Tools.
KC Kids Corner - http://kckidscorner.storenvy.com
KC Kids Corner features adorable, quality girls dresses…onscreen or off, she’ll be a star.
AER Premium Electronic Cigarettes - http://www.aercigs.com
AER are the tasty way to satisfy nicotine cravings and beat the odds on cancer.
Michael Foster Designs - http://maf.thinkcreatix.com/scarves/
Men are certainly deserving of equal time for glamour, and Michael Foster delivers color, texture and style with his luxury scarves.
Marsatta Fancy Chocolates - http://www.marsatta.com
Delicious chocolates by Marsatta Handcrafted Organic & Vegan Truffles were onhand, including some interesting information on the process of how their very fine chocolate is made.
KOVART COLLECTIVE - http://www.myspace.com/kovart
Artists from Kovart Collective cover huge canvases while you watch, and some celebs joined in the fun!
The Neckwork Expert Yvonne Larson - http://www.oasishealingcenter.com/content/?p=194
Yvonne’s massage table was constantly booked, and it’s easy to why the Neckwork Expert is so in demand.
Guard A Heart - www.guardaheart.org/
Charity Partners include Guard A Heart, which is dedicated to bringing heart disease prevention and awareness to the forefront of our lives and offered their TruRisk 5 year heart assessment tests. 100% of the money that they raise goes to the cause, not their operations.
Beat Liver Tumors - www.beatlivertumors
Beat Liver Tumors raises awareness about cancers of the liver and "deLIVERs lots of Hope!"
Celebrity guests included Emmy winner Stacey Tookey (“So You Think You Can Dance”), Raphael Sbarge (“Once Upon a Time), GG and Omid (“Shahs of Sunet”), Carolyn Hennesy (“True Blood”), Jamar Rogers (“The Voice” finalist), Kearran Giovanni (“Major Crimes”), Tiffany Hines (“Bones”), Kelly Hyland (“Dance Moms”), Matthew Fahey and Nikki DeLoach (“Awkward”), Richard Portnow (“Hitchcock”), Jake Busey, Keith David (“Cloud Atlas”), David Rodriquez (heavyweight boxer), Erin Murphy (“Bewitched”), Gramma Funk (Grammy nominated singer), Alice Amter (“The Big Bang Theory”), Chase Masterson (“Star Trek”), and Frank Stallone among others.
Other sponsors included LifeSource Water Whole House Water Systems and water bottles (http://www.lifesourcewater.com); Alex Fioroni, The Nutrition Chef (http://www.healthypowertv.com/shows/the-nutrition-chef) served gluten-free vegetable pizza, and launched his Organic Ketchup and Sabor sauces. Delicious!
Contact Producer Debbie Durkin at [email protected] for her next events: "ECO HIDEAWAY" at the Sundance Film Festival Jan.19-21 and “ECO OSCARS” in February 2013.
About Durkin Entertainment: Durkin Entertainment is an indie TV/Film production and Entertainment Marketing company specializing in TV/Film/Celebrity product placement. Credits: K-11,The Expendables, ECO Hollywood TV Special (KCBS-LA), EXTRA! CW Network, The A-List, NBC TODAY Show, Daytime Fox News, Chelsea Lately, Two Jacks, Bonnie Hunt TV Show, Blades of Glory, Rocky Balboa, National Lampoon's Cattle Call, LAPD Hollenback Happy Planet documentary, Walk A Mile in My Pradas, Living With Ed-HGTV-Planet Green, LA Ink, Celebuzz, The Sexiest Women of Reality TV & Calendar, Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, 944 Magazine, Kevin Sorbo's Celebrity Golf Tournament, IFQ Magazine, and Sundance Celebrity Swag Hunt. LA’s leading sustainable producer, Debbie Durkin, produces a series of Main Event Red Carpet Lounges & Green Suites each year during Sundance, Green Grammys, Eco Oscars, Eco Hollywood Earth Day, MTV Movie Awards ECO Lounge, and Eco Emmys, each lounge benefiting charities. For additional information stay tuned for the launch of our new website in summer 2012: www.durkinentertainmentgroup.com