Saturday September 7th 2019
at the world famous Cafe Istanbul Performance Theater
at The Healing Center, 2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Doors open 6.00pm. Proceedings commence 7.00pm sharp
Dress: casual dressy, semi formal, formal, creative black tie
Harry Shearer, longtime New Orleans resident, host of the celebrated radio program LE SHOW for 35 years, famous for his many roles in the animated TV production THE SIMPSONS and the classic mockumentary THIS IS SPINAL TAP, has been awarded the Hollywood South Legends Award at this year's Hollywood South Awards.
Harry was deemed a worthy winner for his multiple and wide-ranging work in all these industries and especially for his 35 years hosting Le Show - a mix of satire, news commentary, music and sketch comedy, which has become a much-lauded institution of public service broadcasting. The program originates from studios on the campus of the University of New Orleans and is syndicated worldwide by WWNO, New Orleans.
Harry Shearer is also known to audiences worldwide for his work on the TV
production THE SIMPSONS, in which he plays a stable of characters; most notably
Mr. Burns, Smithers, and Ned Flanders.
Sell-out expected at 2019 HOLLYWOOD SOUTH AWARDS and NVT 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash
Only the last couple of dozen tickets for this year's Hollywood South Awards are still available, as final preparations are being made for the event.
Celebrities and personalities from the world of movies, theater, voice-over, and broadcasting in Louisiana and Mississippi, including Hollywood South Legends award-winner HARRY SHEARER, will be in attendance at this year's ceremony, which also incorporates the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation.
Also in attendance to receive their Hollywood South Advocacy Award will be LIZ REYES, from Fox8 News, New Orleans, and prolific independent film producer WAYNE DOUGLAS MORGAN. Receiving the new Extras Award will be retired world-famous professional wrestler and international sports commentator PAUL EUBANKS, who has re-invented is his career to become a movie actor and voice-over talent.
The Hollywood South Awards recognize individual talent and commitment to the movie, theater, broadcasting, and voice-over industries in Louisiana and Mississippi; individuals who go the extra mile in giving to their performing and regional community.
The inaugural top award, in 2013, was the STAR PERFORMER AWARD which went to Susie Labry for her outstanding advocacy in support of the Louisiana film and related industries, and whose unstinting commitment was the initial inspiration for the awards series. The winner of the top award last time around, in 2017, was actor and coach Casey Groves for his outstanding service to Hollywood South over a long career.
The 2017 Hollywood South Awards ceremony also saw the introduction of an additional top award, the LEGENDS AWARD, announced in advance, which went to Adella Gauthier and Carol Sutton.
Tickets for the 2019 HOLLYWOOD SOUTH AWARDS and NVT 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash are available now by clicking the icon below. Seats are limited so please make sure to book yours now..!
Buffet (included in ticket)
Guest Speakers & Major Celebs
Party to Sounds, Till Late..!