While it's fun to read about cool event acts, it's far better to see them in action, just as your guests will. As an encore to last week's Photo Gallery on event entertainment, here are videos of the cool acts you read about. Bravo!
Farrington Productions' Alizma is a trio of beautiful Polish triplets who are virtuoso violinists. Their repertoire ranges from the classics to pop and rock along with their own compositions. They also sing three-part harmonies.
Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group combines music, comedy and multimedia theatrics to produce a totally unique form of entertainment; the act transcends language, age and culture barriers. Photo by Ken Howard © BMG.
Brian Olsen's Art in Action
Brian Olsen performs his "Art in Action" technique, which consists of speed painting using his fingers, palms, elbows and up to three brushes in each hand to produce portraits of iconic figures such as Marilyn Monroe and John Lennon.
Cirque Fantastic Concept's Contortionist TwinsContortionist twins Jenny and Sarah from Cirque Fantastic offers an artistic essay on teamwork.
Need some Nirvana? Jonesing for Janet Jackson? Innovative Entertainment developed Club 90 meet the new demand for “all '90s music, all night." Club 90 performs the music of Nirvana, Van Halen, Janet Jackson, Alanis Morisette, Billy Idol and many others.
FLOWERBOMB fuses movement, music, fashion, media and burlesque to create live performance events of startling and dramatic imagery.
Performing for 85 years, the Original Harlem Globetrotters are known for popularizing the fast break, the slam dunk and the three-man weave. Their family-oriented act combines displays of skill with comedy.
Hot on Broadway
Hot on Broadway works exclusively with talent from Broadway’s current blockbusters. The team can customize a program or deliver one of its package shows.
Les Oiseaux du Paradise
Les Oiseaux du Paradis has performed its "aerial ballet" in 21 countries.
Speed-painter Rock Demarco creates vivid, graffiti-style images for clients including Marriott, Planet Hollywood, Canon, FedEx and Walt Disney. The act is well-suited for opening sessions, themed events and other gatherings, management says.
Sing! From T. Skorman
T. Skorman's “Sing!” is a 10-person act in the style of the hit TV show “Glee." The youthful, energetic cast combines the best of “Glee”-style arrangements and choreography; their songlist ranges from Journey to the Black Eyed Peas, Queen to Usher.
String Angels Trio
Also from the Three Waiters, the String Angels trio plays electric violins and covers everything from Bach to pop to rock.
Putting the "old" into old school, The Invictas--who got their start in 1961, a year before the Rolling Stones—proudly call themselves "America's oldest running garage band." Their music is a high-energy mix of '60s and '70s classic rock. For 2011, the band is creating a 50th Rock Show Celebration with Joey Dee and the Starlighters ("The Peppermint Twist").
Part of the "new burlesque" craze, The Lalas are edgy, eclectic and versed in all genres of dance including aerial acrobatics.
Impersonator Tracey Bell
Impersonator Tracey Bell creates "8 Divas in 44 Minutes," channeling Cher, Madonna, Celine, Liza , Gaga and other divas, who interact with guests.
ZFX Flying Effects
ZFX Flying Effects provides safe, personalized performer flying systems in almost any venue, the company says; both automated and manual systems are available. Enjoy more beautiful Photo Galleries from Special Events—just click here.