iPOP! Concert Series to Benefit Starlight Children's Foundation in Hollywood

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Young Talent From Nickelodeon's "True Jackson VP" and "The Twilight Saga Series" And "So You Think You Can Dance" Will Perform To Raise Money for Starlight

iPOP! is so excited to have this amazing line-up of dancers and singers perform at the iPOP! Concert Series

iPOP! (International Presentation of Performers) is excited to announce its line-up for their iPOP! Concert Series that will take place on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. The iPOP! Concert Series is part of the convention's commitment to raise money via donations and a silent auction for a specific charity each year and this year's new recipient will be Starlight Children's Foundation, which for more than 25 years has been dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

Talent from Nickelodeon's True Jackson VP, Twilight and So You Think You Can Dance will be on stage to sing, dance and perform their hearts out to inspire the young kids and teenagers who are attending iPOP! to also perform in front of top talent agents, managers, producers and casting directors. The special concert evening will include a VIP silent auction cocktail party before the concert and an autograph session with the concert's top talent afterwards. Attendees of iPOP! and children and families from Starlight will all have a chance to meet the stars from Nickelodeon and Twilight in person.

The iPOP! concert will includes performances by Nickelodeon True Jackson VP actress (http://www.nick.com/shows/true-jackson-vp/) and Starlight StarPower Ambassador (http://www.starlight.org/starpowerambassadors) Ashley Argota and Booboo Stewart who plays Seth Clearwater in The Twilight Saga Series.    Booboo Stewart debuted in Eclipse and will have a larger role in the final installments of the Twilight Saga Series. The iPOP! Concert Series will also have two different dance troupes perform, The Rage Boyz Dancers and The Mini Rage Dancers. These hip hop dancers from Los Angeles have been taking the dance world by storm with their show stopping dance technique and wow factor. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30FoOHTd234. Hip hop singer from Los Angeles, Colton B. will also be performing along side the dancers.

The management team, the Jonas Group, is sending their newest upcoming teen sensation group to perform as well. This pop band, Savvy consists of six talented young singers who were discovered by Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Group and in their short time together the group has already started a television show entitled The Wannabees. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PZD6c34IsQ&feature=related

"iPOP! is so excited to have this amazing line-up of dancers and singers perform at the iPOP! Concert Series," says iPOP! President, Joseph Beauchamp. "iPOP! loves to watch young talent on stage shine and this year is no exception. We're thrilled to welcome Twilight's Booboo Stewart and Nickelodeon's Ashley Argota. We're also committed to raising as much money as possible for Starlight."

International Presentation of Performers, iPOP! has introduced close to eight thousand talented children, teenagers and young adults to the most respected agents, managers, producers and casting agents in the business today. Past iPOP! participants have gone on to sign with Elite, Ford and Wilhelmina Modeling Agencies and have worked on campaigns for Calvin Klein, Macy's, Dolce & Cabanna and Abercrombie and Finch. iPOP! actor auditions have led to national commercials for Liam Kade who shot for Eggo and Domino's Pizza and for David Cleveland who shot for General Mills Cereal and McDonalds. Other iPOP! graduates like Doug Brochu can be seen on television starring in Disney Channel's Sonny With A Chance with Demi Lovato and Yin Chang can be seen on the CW's Gossip Girl. Other iPOP! participants can be seen on the big screen such as Shelby Zemanek who starred in Angels & Demons with Tom Hanks or Laura Kesling who starred along side Adam Sandler in Bedtime Stories and Devon Conti who played alongside Angelina Jolie.
About Starlight Children's Foundation™

When a child or teenager has a serious medical condition, everyone in the family is affected. For more than 25 years, Starlight Children's Foundation has been dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. Starlight's programs have been proven to distract children from their pain, help them better understand and manage their illnesses, and connect families facing similar challenges so that no one feels alone. Through a network of chapters and offices, Starlight provides ongoing support to children, parents and siblings in all U.S. states and Canadian provinces with an array of outpatient, hospital-based and Web offerings. Programs are also delivered internationally through affiliates in Australia, Japan and the United Kingdom. To learn more visit http://www.starlight.org

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