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Hollywood, CA: Festival Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Posted on Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 11:47 AM

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Hollywood, California is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hollywood Walk of Fame July 25, 2010 with a day-long "Walk the Walk" festival with tours of Hollywood theaters and studios, as well as live music, performances, movie screenings, and other activities for the entire family.

Four locations around town will be showcasing the five categories of stars on the Walk of Fame: motion pictures, television, recording, radio, and live theater. Restaurants and stores are joining in the celebration by offering discounts, promotions, and giveaways.

The festival will be held on Sunday, July 25, 2010 from 11am - 6pm. The key locations mentioned previously are:

  1. Hollywood & Highland Center, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. -- Inside TV Guide studio; courtyard radio broadcasts
  2. The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd. -- Tour of historic theatre; live music in the courtyard; screenings of Forever Hollywood
  3. Capitol Records, 1750 N. Vine Street -- Inside the famous Studio A; live music outside building
  4. The Montalban, 1615 N. Vine Street -- Stage performances; rooftop soccer competitions

The Walk of Fame was dedicated in November 1960 with 1,500 stars. The first star set was for producer Stanley Kramer (High Noon, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, et al) and the most recent star was for recording group Rush on June 25, 2010. Star #2413 will be laid during the festival for the late Louis Prima (recording).

For more information, click the Read link below to visit the web site for the festival.

Source: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Press Release

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