Dave Chappelle's Block Party Celebrated By Shaving Heads
'Hair-raising' Block Party contests to offer groomings and cash prizes to celebrate one of the boldest and baldest comedy talents around.
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Posted by Dave
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6/9/2006 7:10:43 AM

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What: In celebration of the June 13, 2006 DVD release of "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" Unrated Edition, hair-raising "SHAVE LIKE DAVE" block parties will take place across the country.

Just in time for the hot summer season, men and women are invited to shave their heads to celebrate one of the boldest -- and baldest -- comedy talents around (actual resemblance to Dave Chappelle not required).

Bald-wannabees are encouraged to attend their local block party to sign up for on-site grooming. Five contestants will be selected at random in each city for a complimentary shave. In addition to winning a new hairstyle (or lack thereof), participants will win DVD players, cash gift cards and Universal Studios Comedy DVD packs featuring "Dave Chappelle's Block Party."

When: The local block parties take place on June 13th, 2006. See below for specific times and locations.

Where: "Shave Like Dave" events to take place in the following cities: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Detroit, Tampa, Dallas, Boston, Seattle, Baltimore, Long Island, St. Louis.

About "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" DVD

Comic superstar Dave Chappelle takes his explosive humor and raw energy to the vibrant streets of New York City in a new, unrated version of "Dave Chappelle's Block Party," coming to DVD June 13, 2006. With over 20 minutes of additional material not shown in theaters plus more than 45 minutes of bonus features, viewers have a chance to go behind the scenes of the most outrageous event of the decade.

Directed by Academy Award(R) winner Michel Gondry ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"), "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" follows the comedian as he treats a Brooklyn neighborhood and a group of unlikely out-of-towners to a hilarious, no-holds barred, once-in-a-lifetime celebration. The unforgettable daylong party that results features a lot humor, as well as a historic showcase for today's most influential musical artists, including Kanye West, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Common, Jill Scott, the Roots plus the legendary Fugees, who reunite for the first time in eight years! "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" is a front-row seat for what Dave Chappelle calls "the best single day of my career!" Also available in the original R-rated edition, the DVDs are priced at $29.98.

BLOCK PARTY LOCATIONS:

Planned and hosted by local radio stations, the "Shave Like Dave," events will take place at the following locations:

Los Angeles: Best Buy
10799 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA
3PM - 4PM
Hosted by: KKBT 100.3 FM

San Francisco: KMEL 106.1 FM
1717 Harrison St (Intersection of 13th & Harrison (across
from Best Buy)
San Francisco, CA 94103
10AM - 12PM

Philadelphia: Sneaker Villa
1231 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
11AM - 1PM
Hosted by: WUSL 99.7 FM

Detroit: Blockbuster
3496 Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48207
3PM - 5PM
Hosted by: WHTD 102.7 FM

Tampa: FYE Music
237 Westshore Plaza (Inside Mall)
Tampa, FL 33609
12PM - 2PM
Hosted by: WBTP 95.7

Boston: Best Buy
CambridgeSide Galleria
100 CambridgeSide Place
Cambridge, MA 02141
5PM - 7PM
Hosted by: WJMN - 95.4 FM

Seattle: KUBE 93.3 FM
KUBE Parking lot / studios
351 Elliot Ave. W.
Seattle, WA 98119
10AM - 12PM

Baltimore: WERQ 92.1 FM
WERQ Parking lot / studios
1705 Whitehead Road
Baltimore, MD 21207
2PM - 6PM

Long Island: 101.7 FM
WBEA Parking lot / studios
249 Montauk Highway
Amagansett, NY 11930
10AM - 12PM

St. Louis: Best Buy
12410 St. Charles Rock Rd.
Bridgeton, MO 63044
4PM - 6PM
Hosted by: WHHL 104.1

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