The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE Local 706) will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a special gala evening at The Hollywood Museum on Nov. 3. MAC Cosmetics is the presenting sponsor and The Hollywood Reporter is the official media sponsor of the evening. Red carpet arrivals will begin at 5:30 p.m., cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. with a special presentation at 8 p.m. for the invitation-only event.
The Guild president, Susan Cabral-Ebert, will introduce the evening and McKenzie Westmore, (SyFy’s FaceOff) will serve as the night’s mistress of ceremonies. Special guests include IATSE International president Matthew D. Loeb, and IATSE vice presidents Michael F. Miller, Jr. and Thom Davis. Proclamations from the city of Los Angeles will be presented from councilmembers Paul Koretz, Richard Alarcon and Paul Krekorian, as well as assemblymen Anthony Portantino and Mike Gatto, among others. In addition, the Los Angeles city council has chosen to declare Nov. 3, 2012 as Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists, IATSE Local 706 Day at a special ceremony at Los Angeles city council on Nov. 2.
A look back at Local 706’s history will conclude with a video tribute to its growth and support of its members. The Hollywood Museum, in the historic Max Factor Building reflects Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists’ history where legend Max Factor created the look of many iconic stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball. Attendees of the celebration will enjoy perusing the vast collection of historical make-up and hair stylists’ memorabilia and exhibits honoring and reflecting Local 706 members work in television and motion pictures.