Award-winning Talk Show Host Janice Edwards of Bay Area Vista TV and former NBC 11 Public Affairs Director and former Host of KBHK's Black Renaissance will be Mistress of Ceremonies
CJ Cullinan of DNA #16 served again as the gracious mistress of ceremonies
for the evening.
Mistress of Ceremonies
, Dawn Hall Cunneen, Partner with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch, LLP, presented awards and recognized honorees who have been instrumental in supporting the outreach efforts of HNC, a non-profit organization that provides end-of-life care to terminally ill patients and bereavement support to their families.
This is a group of five extremely skilled and talented performers who balance the visual outrageousness you may most likely associate with Priscilla Queen of the Desert with highly toned acrobatic skills from a leading alternative circus troupe - and all done with splendid banter from the mistress of ceremonies
, Dallas Dellaforce, who holds the show together.
It's the extra rosary I said," joked mistress of ceremonies
Carolyn Serra-Grenier, who gave a detailed description of parade participants from a flatbed truck in front of Mac's Diner, across Shrewsbury Street from the park.
The announcement was made during a celebration at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum with over 1,000 children, parents and grandparents in attendance, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Barbara Waiters, who served as the mistress of ceremonies
at the family-friendly event.
The Festival kicked off with an opening ceremony where the Jury president Robert De Niro was praised by the Mistress of Ceremonies
, Mélanie Laurent.
As the crowd, which included Jeff Goldblum, Jon Voight, Gil Gates, Avi Lerner and Consul General of Israel Jacob Dayan, headed out to the valet, mistress of ceremonies
Lainie Kazan wished everyone a "lila tov" (good night in Hebrew).
Mistress of Ceremonies
for the event will be television personality Sian Lloyd and the after dinner speaker will be television and radio comedian and best-selling author Tony Hawks.
mistress of ceremonies
Michelle Morial; Elaine Steele, executive director of the Rosa Parks Foundation, who accepted the award for civil rights honoree Rosa Parks; Michael Critelli, Urban League board chairman and chairman and CEO Pitney Bowes; local leadership honoree Ella Bully-Cummings, Detroit police chief; justice honoree Kamala D.
Don't think: Kevin Kline, Wynton Marsalis, Placido Domingo and mistress of ceremonies
Sarah Jessica Parker will add glamour to lure in ballet-hating yahoos.
She will serve as mistress of ceremonies