Originally published on February 7, 2019 in the Pittsburgh Fashion Alert newsletter.
The Pittsburgh Film Office’s 19th Annual Netflix Lights! Glamour! Action! Gala will be held on February 23, 2019 at The Pennsylvanian (1100 Liberty Avenue) from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event is sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and for the first time in 19 years it will be held on a Saturday night. Guests will have access to decadent selections from local restaurants, while enjoying Oscar predictions, live music and dancing.
The local restaurants and participants for this year’s Gala include: Eddie V’s, Pennsylvania Libations, A519 Chocolate, Blume Honey Water, Braddock’s Pittsburgh Brasserie, Con Alma, Double Wide Grill, Eddie Merlot’s, Lidia’s Pittsburgh, Molinaro’s, Monterey Bay, Pittsburgh Smokehouse and Parkhurst.
There are two ticket tiers for this year’s event: VIP tickets at $250 and General Admission at $125. With a VIP ticket guests will be able to gain early access to the party from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. VIPs will also enjoy an exclusive show from Beauty Slap, a performance by Pittsburgh and Broadway legend Lenora Nemetz, complimentary cocktails courtesy of Pennsylvania libations, exclusive catering from Eddie V’s and early access to more restaurant offerings.
Guests who purchase General Admission tickets are welcome to join the party at 8 p.m. and enjoy the many restaurant offerings, cocktails, live performances and more. Tickets are available for purchase via Showclix.
Director of the Pittsburgh Film Office Dawn Keezer explained that the Gala is “crucial in continuing successful operations of the Pittsburgh Film Office and supporting the film industry here locally.” Keezer hopes that many will come to the event in order to support and promote the industry endeavors of the region.
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