TONIGHT: Benefit To Help Save Raymond Theatre!

posted by Patrick Crowley on July 9, 2005 at 1:03 pm

PASADENA, CA — The Friends of the Raymond sent us a note about tonight’s benefit for the Raymond Theatre. If you live in or near the Los Angeles area, don’t miss this event!

Friends of the Raymond Theatre have worked 17-years and gathered 7,000 people around the world to stand behind preservation of Pasadena’s historic Raymond Theatre. With just a month or more left to preserve the theatre, entertainment organizations are artists from all over Los Angeles are setting up benefits to help raise much needed funding to do what is legally possible to stop demolition.

The first event is being produced by promoter Richard Becker for Friends of the Raymond Theatre is on July 9th at C.I.A in North Hollywood. We are also encouraging others who would like to donate to help raise money through a benefit to please contact Friends of the Raymond Theatre at: (818) 541-9522 or

Or make a direct donation to:

Friends of the Raymond Theatre
P.O. Box 91189
Pasadena, CA 91109

or (our account e-mail address is: )

Glitter, glamour, girls, music and comedy — it’s all here in THE BONNIE DELIGHT REVUE

Encore performance to help save Pasadena’s Historic Raymond Theatre

TONIGHT! Saturday, July 9, 2005 at 9 p.m.


California Institute of Abnormalarts
11334 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood CA

For just $10 American, you can see

  • The cool lounge singing of Tony Bisby Jr.
  • The hilarious comedy of Coco and Penny
  • The amazing music of Lo-Fi Sugar
  • The spellbinding belly dancing of Princess Nadjah
  • The red-hot bagpipes of Orion McCabe
  • The eerie theremin of George Earth
  • Our jovial emcee, Mr. Shecky Greenblatt
  • The star of our show, the queen of burlesque
    herself, Miss Bonnie Delight
  • And much more!

Come to our extravaganza and travel back with us in time to 1957, a simpler time when America was driven by the military-industrial complex, people drove huge cars that guzzled lots of gas, women were very sexy and the president was a Republican, and… hey… hey, wait a minute…!

We’re doing a mid-show auction to benefit the historic Raymond Theatre! Bring a little extra money and help save the Raymond Theatre!

California Institute of Abnormalarts (CIA)
11334 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood CA
Saturday, July 9, 2005
Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m.
Full bar, food, ample street parking


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