A BUSY SUMMER FOR JANE OWEN PR
Jane Owen PR has had a very busy summer filled with celebrity and charity events. Since the month of May, JOPR has successfully planned and produced a dozen events in the Los Angeles area.
Along with producing events these past few months, long-term client Adam Rodriguez starred in Magic Mike, featuring Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum. Rodriguez toured the talk show circuit including, The Talk, Access Hollywood, E! News, Good Day LA, and Young Hollywood. Adam was also featured in several magazines including Men’s Fitness, Latina Magazine, Padrisimo Magazine, Urban Gentleman Magazine, among others.
Along with Rodriguez, JOPR represents Estella Warren (Planet of the Apes), Amber Dixon Brenner (Savages), Taylor Armstrong (Real Housewives of Beverly Hills), and singer/actress Samantha Mumba. JOPR also houses a fashion show room which includes pieces from Julia Clancy, Jill Milan, Jerri Moore, Eva Minge and Candy Ice Jewelry. These designers have been worn recently by Annalynne McCord, Vivica Fox, Emma Watson, Carmen Electra amongst others.
In early May, JOPR helped produce “Countdown To Cannes,” a pre-Cannes Film Festival party held at Club Confidential in Beverly Hills. This networking event sponsored by Liberty Entertainment Insurance, brought together some of the industry’s best including Steven Saxton (CEO, Chairman and Founder of Hollywood Studios International)
A couple weeks later JOPR produced the “Wines By Wives” Launch Party at the Lexington Social House in LA. Founders of this celebrity wine club and stars of The Real Housewives of Orange County, Vicki Gunvalson and Tamra Barney were present as well as Ashley Hebert (The Bachelorette)
In August, the agency helped produce “The Big Easy Juke Joint” sponsored by the Aid Still Required Foundation and benefiting the New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward projects. Cassie Scerbo (Make It or Break It), Kaitlyn Dever (Last Man Standing), and Drew Seeley (High School Musical) came to show their support as well as Chris Noth (Sex and the City) who was a member of the Host Committee.
Towards the end of summer, JOPR joined up with Creative Visions Foundation and helped produce “Turn On LA!.” This special night honored a few inspirational activists in the media. Award presenters included Director Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight Rises), Tom Shadyac (Bruce Almighty),actress Maria Bello and Lindsay Price.
A couple days later, JOPR produced the beautiful “Life is Love” gala, hosted by 90210’s star Annalynne McCord and benefiting the Somaly Mam Foundation. The event took place at a private home in the Hollywood Hills. Activist Somaly Mam was also present along with co-stars of McCord’s, Shenae Grimes and Jessica Stroup to name a few.
In early October, the agency assisted with “The Luxury Review” at the Petersen Automotive Museum. The event featured the finest & most unique jewelry, watches, hand-built boats, private aviation, beauty products, wine & spirits and the unveiling of the new Limited Edition Ducati Monster Diesel Motorcycle as well as the latest Fisker Motorcar.
JOPR then managed the publicity for a completely different event near downtown Los Angeles. “Piece Fest” was a music and street art festival to benefit Pico Union Housing and Graff Lab. The event was sponsored by Everyday Tomorrow Pictures and graffiti battle TV show “The Chosen One.” Executive Producer of the show, David Arquette attended the event as well as Kelly ‘Risk’ Gravel and Corin Nemec.
JOPR’s most recent event was the “Project Save Our Surf” Eco Chic Fashion Show, during LA Fashion Week. The event was held at the Edgemar Theater in Santa Monica. Actress Daryl Hannah was present to make a special introduction and supermodel Janice Dickenson, actresses Sunny Mabrey and Amber Dixon Brenner were just some of the many to attend the fashion show.
Looking forward, JOPR is preparing for “Fashion Houston 2012”. This will be the third year for the fashion festival and Jane Owen PR has been with them since the beginning. The event will bring fashion’s best designers and lines to Houston for a week-long festival. Zac Posen, BCBG Max Azria, Jerri Moore, and many more are set to showcase their latest lines. JOPR is looking forward to being involved for the third straight year and the fashion festival is set to be bigger than ever. JOPR will also be handling Domingo Zapata’s upcoming event at the Bowery Hotel in Miami for Art Basel as well as Tiffany Hines’ Christmas Event benefiting Toys For Tots.