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The Hair O’ The Dog Celebrates 19 Years – Info & Ticket Link

The Hair O’ The Dog
Celebrates 19 Years
 Philadelphia’s Swankiest
Black Tie Affair Set to Offer another Year of Top-Level Talent and
Entertainment
  

PHILADELPHIA,
Jan. 8, 2013- 
The
Hair O’ The Dog, Philadelphia’s Swankiest Black-Tie Affair, will commemorate 19
years on Saturday, January 19 at The Loews Hotel. The festivities
will begin at 8 p.m. with a VIP Press Preview featuring top shelf
libations along with gourmet butlered and stationed hors d’oeuvres that will be
available throughout the gala. 
This
year’s celebration, which runs from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., is a modern Disco
theme, and Marisa Magnatta from 93.3 WMMR’s Preston and Steve Show will serve
as host. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit charity Friends Are By
your Side, founded by famed hairstylist Martino Cartier. The organization
consists of a network of salon owners, stylists and beauty industry experts
devoted to helping women and children suffering from hair loss as a result of
cancer treatments. Friends Are By Your Side helps them maintain control of
their appearance while fighting cancer by providing wigs and salon services
free of charge.
For
a second year, The Hair O’ The Dog will recognize one woman battling cancer for
her courage and perseverance by crowning her The Queen O’ The Dog. This year’s
Queen O’ The Dog, Ashley Smyk of Philadelphia, will be crowned at the gala by
Jessica Billings, Miss Pennsylvania USA 2013. Additionally, as part of this distinction,
she will receive a VIP package to The Hair O’ The Dog that includes an elegant
gown, a full makeover with hair styling from Martino Cartier and spray tanning
courtesy of Julie Dorenbos and Susie Celek of Skin Palette Salon, limousine
transportation to the event compliments of Luxury Limousine, among other
prizes. The Queen O’ The Dog runner-up, Susan Forte, also will receive two VIP
tickets to the party.
Created
by Dan Cronin and Rob Molinaro of Chorus Communications 19 years ago, The Hair
O’ The Dog has continued to grow in popularity and exclusivity, and now many of
Philadelphia’s elite attend annually to wag their tails off to top-level
entertainment. “This year’s Hair O’ The Dog promises to be one of the best
events yet to occur in Philadelphia,” said founder Dan Cronin. “We have an
intense mix of talent, art and décor that will surely please those in
attendance.”
This
highly anticipated event will feature live music from local band Split
Decision, which has risen to the top of the market by playing many of the
area’s most popular night spots. Along with Split Decision, The19th Annual
Hair O’ The Dog will feature one of music’s hottest DJ’s, Enferno, who will
perform his Live Remix Project which includes an intense LED light show
provided by Vu Productions. Recently named number one on Billboard.com’s Next
Big Sound 25 chart, DJ Enferno tours the world to perform as a one-man band. He
has also served as Madonna’s DJ on her 2008-2009 Sticky & Sweet world tour.
Additionally, some of Philly’s best DJ’s will join DJ Enferno and will include
DJ Eddie Tully, Perry Angelozzi and Royale.   

Entertainment
for The 19th Annual Hair O’ The Dog continues with Jewelz
Entertainment, who will present elaborately costumed entertainers, strolling
tables and shadow box dancers that will bring out the event’s disco theme. For
those looking to own a memory of this year’s gala, Pop artists Glenn Stevens
and Perry Milou will create a live painting together that will be available for
auction with a portion of the proceeds going to Friends Are By Your Side. 
For
those who want to ‘party til the bark of dawn’, the official Hair O’ The Dog
After Party will kick off at G Lounge, Philadelphia’s sophisticated nightlife
destination. Admission is complimentary to all ticket holders; however, space
is limited on a first come first served basis. DJ Ghost will open the official
after party, and DJ MikiWAR of The Manufactured Superstars will headline.
Purchase of bottle service in advance of the after party is strongly suggested,
and guarantees admission. Bottle service reservations can be made by
calling 215.749.2251.
To
purchase tickets and learn more about The 19th Annual Hair O’
The Dog, visit http://www.hairothedog.com/index.html.
About
The Hair O’ The Dog
Hair
O’ The Dog was created in 1995 by longtime friends Daniel Cronin and Robert
Molinaro. Dan and Rob are also the co-founders of Chorus Communications,
a Technology Consulting firm located in Philadelphia. The event attracts
thousands of party goers and is considered the longest running black-tie affair
in the country. Held each year at an exclusive venue, a portion of the event
proceeds are given to various local charities such as: Big Brothers, Big
Sisters, The Garden of Reflection (PA’s official 9-11 memorial), The National
Constitution Center, Habitat for Humanity, Project H.O.M.E., Friends of Memorial
Hall Fund, the Sunshine Foundation, The Great Guy Group, The Bethesda Project,
and Friends Are By Your Side.
About
Friends Are By Your Side

Friends
Are By Your Side is a consortium of Beauty Industry Leaders, Salon Owners and
Stylists committed to providing wigs and salon services free of
charge to women undergoing treatment for cancer. Celebrity Stylist,
television personality and salon owner Martino Cartier is the founder of
Friends Are By Your Side. Martino was deeply touched and inspired by a dear friend’s
brave fight against and triumph over cancer. By watching women going through
treatment, he realized how difficult it could be for many to afford hair
replacement. That is why members of Friends Are By Your Side are committed to
providing these free services to all women irrespective of their financial
circumstances.