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Hot Acts for 2015



?Songbird? might be the best word to describe Emily Hearn. With a charmingly melodic voice, the 24 year-old singer/songwriter from Griffin, Georgia delivers relevant lyrics over irresistible melodies that captivate wandering ears. In April of 2010, Emily independently released her debut EP, Paper Heart. Emily Hearn?s first full-length album, Red Balloon was released to iTunes and stores in January of 2012. Emily?s newest full-length release, Hourglass, will be released in Spring 2015.

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Named Campus Activities Magazine?s ?Hot Comics? in 2009 and one of Variety?s ?Top Ten Comics to Watch,? Loni has starred her own Comedy Central special, is a co-host on the CaféMocha Radio Show, and the Author of ?Love Him or Leave Him-- But Don?t get Stuck with the Tab.? Loni has also be seen on shows such as CHELSEA LATELY, PREMIUM BLEND, THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO, VH1?s I LOVE THE 70?s/80?s/90?s, and COMICS UNLEASHED.

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Operation Glow was the first mobile paint party EDM concert for hire in the United States. Using gallons of UV paint shot through the air, foam pouring from the stage, confetti falling from the sky, and UV bubbles rushing through the extra space, Operation Glow gives you an addictive adrenalin rush the partygoers like to call ?OG.? Forming in Chicago, IL and invading the Midwest is just the start of the rage. Operation Glow comes with many special effects to make sure the party never stops. The organic UV paint is certified safe, water based, edible and washable!

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Jordan Klepper is currently a correspondent on THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART. On the show, he?s tackled topics such as College Football Unions, Obamacare, Crimean invasions, and being naked with personal information written across his chest?all for the sake of comedy/news. Jordan has also appeared on IFC?s BUNK, MTV?s ?I Just Want My Pants Back? and BTN?s ?FRIDAY NIGHT TAILGATE. In addition to acting, he has also written for many shows including MTV2?s CHARLAMAGNE & FRIENDS and OFF THE BAT.

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Following his diagnosis with bipolar disorder at age 16, Ross turned his experience into an opportunity to educate others. Ross has spoken to over one million students about the importance of mental health, and through his personal story and expertise, provides a positive example to empower them to seek help. His natural ability to make difficult topics comfortable for large groups of people has helped him reach students nationwide, and has earned him credibility as an expert author and blogger for The Huffington Post.

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Joe Pera is from Buffalo, NY, now living and performing in NYC at clubs such as Caroline's, The Stand , UCB Theater and MoMA PS 1. described his measured and engaging delivery by saying, " hear something delightfully subversive and twisted coming from Pera's voice onstage -- despite it's tone and timbre, which suggests a down-home folksiness.? Joe created and hosted 'The Pancake Breakfast Critic' web series for MTV Other and appeared on Comedy Central's 'Adam Devine's House Party' this fall.  As soon as he finds a wife, he will probably move back to Buffalo. 

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Jimmy Tatro is a comedian, filmmaker and YouTube personality. On his channel "Life According to Jimmy", Tatro mixes sketch comedy with his own spin on observations of everyday life. Tatro is particularly skilled at poking fun at college stereotypes, awkward situations, and a whole range of everyday comedic circumstances. Jimmy made his feature debut in Grown Ups 2 with Adam Sandler and had a supporting role in 2014?s summer box-office hit, 22 Jump Street.

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VH1 calls him ?The best Stage Hypnotist on the planet? Michael C. Anthony's show is an avant garde blend of the human psyche and eye popping theater. Michael has recently been cast as ?The Hypnotist? in Illusionists 2.0 which is the largest touring illusion show in the world. Michael?s award winning act has been one of the most popular acts in college entertainment history.



If you are looking for a young, dynamic speaker who will motivate and inspire your audience, then consider bringing Justin to campus. Students emerge from his programs excited, energized and ready for the challenges that face them in their college community. He is passionate about helping students do the right things and formulate action plans for their lives and campus communities. Students will be impacted by his energy, enthusiasm, and encouragement long after his keynote ends.



GlowRage is bringing the Ultimate Paint Party Experience to college campuses around the world with our "PaintU - The Ultimate Campus Party" tour! PaintU combines our washable water based neon paint, the hottest DJ?s, massive production elements, BlackliteFX and hundreds of partygoers to create a full-blown party experience. After doing over 300 shows in the collegiate & club markets the company has mastered every facet of throwing a professional, safe, and well attended event. Though PaintU has never showcased in the college market, on a conference-by-conference basis PaintU is one of the top booked acts. The paint washes out, but the memories last forever.

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Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton are real life best friends. Frangela was recently seen fighting of bugs and Speidi on NBC?s I?m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, they were on Oprah?s ?Funniest Stand Up?s in the Country? and known for their commentary on VH1?s Best Week Ever as ell as the hit film: He?s Just Not That Into You. Frances and Angela are regular ?Pop Cultural Pundits? on NBC?s The Today Show and Dateline. Frances is in Disney?s Hannah Montana. Angela is in the Happy Madison films Strange Wilderness, Mardi Gras and House Bunny. She can also be heard in the animated film: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.

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Chloe Hilliard is a larger than life comedian. Well, that's because she's 6'1 and rocks a killer afro.  Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in a large Hasidic Jewish neighborhood, Chloe has spun her unique experiences into side splitting laughs. In 2013 she made her stand up TV debut on AXSTV's "Gotham Comedy Live", in 2014 was a top 30 finalist on NBC?s ?Last Comic Standing?, and will be showcasing at NACA Nationals in February ?15

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