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Celebs Celebrate “Rockn Rolla” Movie Awards Eco Lounge

Fri, June 15, 2012 5:07pm EDT by Russ Weakland Add first Comment
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In celebration of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards sustainable film and television producer Debbie Durkin hosted the “Rockn Rolla” Movie Awards Eco Lounge presented by Gibson Guitar to benefit Music Saves Lives®. The interactive daytime event pampered guests with eco-luxury lifestyle brands and services at the breathtaking historic Pickford Mansion where the Oscar-winning Best Picture “The Artist” was filmed.

Debbie Durkin always has the most unique and awesome gifting suites, so it isn’t a surprise to that she has done it again with the 2012 “Rockn Rolla” Movie Awards Eco Lounge presented by Gibson Guitar to benefit Music Saves Lives®.

Speaking of presenting sponsor Gibson Guitar, they featured live acoustic performances while promoting blood drives for the American Red Cross and Music Saves Lives. Guard a Heart offered celebrities their TruRisk complimentary 5-yr cardiac risk assessment test. Max Mcilwee of The Dirty Hype painted a graffiti art wall sponsored by Agave Underground throughout event that was tagged by celebrity guests and panels were donated to Music Saves Lives, Guard a Heart, Beat Liver Tumors, WOW Youth Poetry Collective, and The AP Live Foundation for fundraising auctions

DJ Spark kept the vibe flowing with cool beats in between the musical performances Poor Man’s Poison, Of Verona, The Command Sisters, The Samuel Smith Band, Pablo Blaqk, Beverly Staunton, Nick Kai, Kim DiVine, Elle Gie & Burning Slow, Yvonne Larson, Echosmith, Todd O, Zac Callison & Delirium, Xander Smith, Bad Suns, John Tatum, and spoken word from the WOW Youth Poetry Collective (WYPC).

Guests included GG (“Shahs of Sunset”), Steve-O, former NBA champion John Salley, Neal McDonough (“Justified”), Shaun Robinson (“Access Hollywood”), former NFL champion Willie Gault (Chicago Bears), US Olympic Medalists Genai Kerr and Omar Amir, Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar), Shaun Toub (“Iron Man”), Penny Davidi-Borsuk (“Chopped” All-Star), Timothy Simons (“VEEP”), Matchmaker Chelsea Autumn, Chef Bernie Guzman (“Housewives of Beverly Hills”), Maria Conchita Alonzo (“Predator 2”), Duncan Penn (“Buried Life”), Wes Ramsey (“CSI: Miami”), Erin Murphy (“Bewitched”), Alex Boling (“Suburgatory”), Alice Amter (“The Big Bang Theory”), Austin Anderson (“Victorious”), Barbara Alyn Woods (“One Tree Hill”), Candace Bailey (“Attack of the Show”), Ryan Boone, Vincent Martella (“Phineas & Herb”), Isabella Barrett (“Toddlers & Tiaras”), Ralph Rieckerman (The Scorpions), Richard Portnow (“Hitchcock”), Ashlee Holmes (“Real Housewives of New Jersey”), and Kristen Ruhl (“She Wants Me”).

Everyone enjoyed healing massages from LA’s Neckwork Expert Absolute Vital Care Bodyworks (LA’s Neckwork Expert), signature cocktails from Agave Underground Tequila totebags from Bling is the New Black; an all American sustainable BBQ from Chef Len and South of the Border Catering, weekend give-aways from DeWitt Place-Chicago, lifestyle tees from Dirtee Hollywood, natural growth inhibitor systems from Dominic Diselle, eco surf prodcuts from EpicSUP (the world’s first full scale eco surfboard production facility), exotic luxury island vacations from Haute Escapes Group, headphones from House of Marley, handcrafted designs for women/children and vintage guitar straps from House of Minerva, vintage glamour one-of-a-kind jewelry from The Lace Project.

And it doesn’t end there, luxury Miami vacations from Miami Escapes, environmentally friendly swimwear from Odina Surfwear, oxygenated mineral water from Oxy Water TM, lifestyle tees from Spenglish, mini cupcakes and cookies from Socially Sweet Events, eyebrow styling and makeup artistry from Stefanie G Fine Cosmetics BH, stylish sustainably produced loungewear/sleepwear from Svala Lingerie, modern ballerina flats from Swyt, Bloody Mary Mix and hot sauces from T’s Organic Hot Sauce and eco bags from Vine Street Market USA. Additional sponsors included sustainable energy bars from Clif Bar, women’s nutritional bars from Luna Bar, sustainable printer Kijani Banners, luxurious blankets for the whole family from Minky Couture, and vegan smoothie mixes from MyVega.

Durkin’s next events are the “Eco Emmys Celebrity Chateau” September 21 & 22 in Los Angeles and “Eco Hideaway” during Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Russ Weakland