Mondays Dark With Mark Shunock benefits His Love Street
The August edition of “Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock” took place on Monday, August 18th, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.The evening titled “Soul Funkdafied” featured singers Earl Turner, Clint Holmes, Chadwick Johnson, Skye Dee Miles, former “Supreme” Mary Wilson, LV Tenors, Lisa Mack, (Gladys Knight's brother and lead “Pip” Bubba Knight, former America's Got Talent winner Michael Grimm, Raiding the Rock Vault’s Paul Shortino, Comedian Drew Thomas, Eric Jordan Young, and others. Following the success of last month’s CLASSIC VEGAS night, 100 percent of the ticket proceeds from the August show will benefit the local charity, HIS LOVE STREET.
Red carpet arrivals included: Stephanie Vehon, Morea Reveen, Anthony Cools, Chris Phillips and Lydia Ansel of Zowie Bowie, John Katsilometes, Jerry Jones, Maren Wade, Cheryl Daro, Maxine Gaines, Marc Love Chemerys, Jennifer Romas, Liz Clark, Lorraine Fidler, Jeff Civillico, Jenny Tolin, Janet Paige, Brittany Nance Gazzara, among others.
Every month Shunock gathers an eclectic cast of guests including stars from Hollywood, the Strip, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment - and a lot of laughs. “Mondays Dark” partners with a different Las Vegas-based charity to raise money each month for that charity, between ticket sales and silent auction items. Previous charities to benefit from Mondays Dark include Opportunity Village and AFAN (AID FOR AID of NEVADA), Nevada SPCA and the St. Therese Center HIV Outreach, The Shine Family Foundation, and The Miracle League of LV.
Mondays Dark has won recognition as Las Vegas Weekly’s Best of Vegas 2014, “Best Place to Party with a Performer” and from Seven Magazine’s Best of the City, “Best Entertainment Scene Humanitarian/Fundraiser”.
The theme for the next edition of Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock is “Gone Country” to benefit the Douglas J. Green Memorial Foundation.