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I'm Mark & I've Been a Fame fan since 1982. This blog is dedicated to the incredibly talented cast of the show and is a place to share music, videos and pictures. To contact me please send emails to: mark1814uk@googlemail.com

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Monday, 3 July 2017

Fame News!



It's a big month as the Fame cast perform their first America concert since 1985 on July 13th at the Troubadour at 8.00pm.

The $250 VIP tickets sold out so a 2nd level of VIP tickets at $175 were added but these have also sold out.

Tickets currently available are:

General Admission $55 &

General Admission Plus After show Party $100

Get your tickets now and help make the event a sell out in aid of the Actors Fund.

Buy Tickets


As we aren't attending we are relying on you guys to keep us informed with what happened and to share your video and pictures.  Anyone who wants to do that Please contact me at mark1814uk@googlemail.com.



Billy Hufsey said on Facebook

I am so excited to reunite with my fellow cast members from Fame. This is such a talented group of performers. It will truly be an honor to stand on stage with ...them once again. I am very blessed.

 Hope you all can come out to this historic event and help support an amazing charity: The Actors Fund.
https://www.facebook.com/theactorsfund/



Now that the crowd funding for the Italian Reunion Concert has ended successfully. The remaining Tickets for the Show on December 2nd at Salsomaggiore Terme are available for general sale. There are no packages, as that was just for the crowdfunding tickets for the show are available at 30, 35 and 40 Euros from:

Online Boxol.it

By Phone:

Tourist Information Salsomaggiore Terma I.A.T.
(hours 9.30-12.30 and 15.30-18.30)
Tel. + 39 0524 580211


Tourist Information Via San Michele countryside - near fidenza village I.A.T.
(hours 10.00-20.00
Tel. + 39 0524 335556


For People with Disabilities it is advisable not to buy online but contact one of the tourist Information offices or write Ger Onlus famereunion@geronlus.org

 
 
Meanwhile on Kids from Fame Media we will continue to celebrate the U.K. broadcasts of Season 1 and The episode of the month is "The Big Contract" from season 6 and posts start for that on 17th July.
 
 
The latest issue of the Kids From Fame Media Magazine will be posted on 26th July. We will also have a new feature as we look back at the success of the Kids from Fame Singles and Albums in the U.K. as we start posting the U.K singles and later on Album charts highlighting how the various releases we doing on a weekly basis.


As "Pretty Little Liars" came to an end Nia Peeples has joined the cast of "The Fosters" for season 5 which starts broadcasting in the U.S. on July 11th 8/7c on ABC Family and Freeform.

Nia also announced on Facebook that she was taking a 2 month Sabbatical to Peru.

Nia said: As most of you know, I have been on walkabout for the past 2 years. Walkabout historically refers to a rite of passage during which one would journey into the wilderness for a time to listen, and basically, return to the essence of who they are. And I am so grateful for your company as I have traveled. For me, it has been a profound experience, each and every day offering up opportunities to identify and release ways of being that no longer serve me or humanity to the fullest potential.

For most of my friends and family it has seemed radical: living day to day without planning, not producing much, nowhere to go, nothing to get or achieve, very few goals. In this western world of “achieve, achieve, achieve,” this is Radical indeed. And yet most of my friends desire the experience themselves. Deep within, “Radical” is calling them, because radical actually means a return to ones roots or origin. And our greatest desire is to embody our inner truth and our unique expression of it. 

 
In a few days, I am headed to Peru. Then I will be tucked away in nature for a couple of months, completely unplugged and off grid as much as possible to listen more deeply and to complete “Confessions,” if the inspiration springs forth.
I will be silent on Social Media during this time, but please know that I will be sending you loads of love and light from wherever I am. There may be some updates, but only through email.

If you’d like to be notified upon my reemergence or receive periodic updates on my whereabouts, please sign up here.
I love you like crazy!
Sincerely,
Nia


Erica Gimpel spent her birthday at the beach and had this to say on Facebook:

Thank you for all the birthday calls, texts, emails, cards, songs over the phone, and the numerous Facebook messages, they all touched my heart. I truly felt the love... What I've come to see, feel, and know is... What truly matters most is the treasured connections and friends I've made along my life's journey. I am deeply and truly grateful. And to those of you who had to walk a few miles to find us on the beach, thank you. 

 As I begin my new year around the sun, I am grateful it started at one of my favorite places, with some of my favorite people, beholding the first sunset of my New Year.... This holds great meaning for me. Peace and Much Love Always💜💜




 Do you want to have lunch with Debbie Allen? Here's your chance.

Lunch with Legendary Actress, Broadway Star, & Choreographer Debbie Allen in Los Angeles

From directing Broadway productions to creating beloved characters and choreography on television, Debbie Allen has done it all. Hang out with the multi-talented artist over lunch.

From the stage to the screen, Emmy and Golden Globe-award winning actress Debbie Allen has created some of the most enduring characters — and choreography — of all time.

Perhaps most famous for her role as Lydia Grant in the film and television versions of “Fame,” Debbie earned multiple Emmys for her work as the show’s principal choreographer. Her long list of Broadway credits includes West Side Story and Sweet Charity and she directed a production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 2008. Today, a new generation of fans recognize her as Catherine Avery on “Grey’s Anatomy.” A passionate proponent of the arts, Debbie is a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

This prize is for a charity auction in aid of ACLU of Southern California

You can bid on this event at If Only

Minimum Bid is $1000

The Auction ends July 19th, 2017 at 12:00pm PT

Details
  • Lunch for 2 people with Debbie Allen in Los Angeles, California
  • Photo opportunity with Debbie Allen
  • Lunch duration will be approximately 1 hour
  • Debbie may bring a guest
  • To be scheduled in 2017 on a mutually agreed upon date
  • Restaurant location to be determined; dietary restrictions will be considered
  • Winner is responsible for cost of lunch for the group, including tax and gratuity
  • Background check required 
  • This experience must be redeemed within 1 year of the auction closing date
  • Transportation and accommodations are not included
  • This item may not be resold or re-auctioned in any circumstance


Jesse Borrego guest starred in an episode of "Fear the Walking Dead" last month which have won him rave reviews.


Michael Delorenzo is currently working on new music to be released later this year.



Have a great Month,

Mark



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