People/Events/Accounts: News about Aloft Hotels, Made in L.A. Festival, a New York Party Crasher, and More

COAST TO COAST: Aloft Hotels has partnered with Universal Music Group & Brands to launch Live at Aloft Hotels Homecoming Tour, headlined by U.M.G. artists. The eight-stop tour includes Njomza at Aloft Chicago Mag Mile on August 23; Troye Sivan at Aloft Perth on September 15; Mala Rodriguez at Aloft Madrid Gran Via on October 3; and Dermot Kennedy at Aloft Dublin city on November 20. Other tour stops will be announced at a later date.

COLUMBUS, OHIO: The Greater Columbus Convention Center is now offering organic cotton Aunt Flow tampons and sanitary pads in restrooms. 

LOS ANGELES: The Made in L.A. Music & Arts Festival will take place August 31-September 1 at Golden Road Brewing. 

For information on upcoming events in Los Angeles, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/losangeles 

MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: Palace Resorts has announced a commitment to strengthen its strategic partnerships with tour operators such as Delta Vacations, American Airline Vacations, and Island Destinations. Palace Resorts & Le Blanc Spa Resort brands have decided to no longer be sold through any of the Apple Leisure Group brands, with an agreement end date of August 7. Palace Resorts will continue to honor F.I.T. and group bookings taken as of the official end date.

NEW YORK: Page Six: “A notorious party crasher who used a series of frauds to scam his way into exclusive Manhattan events—including the Tribeca Film Festival—was sentenced Wednesday to two to four years in prison. Priyantha De Silva, 61, copped to one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument as part of a plea deal he struck with Manhattan prosecutors.” 

For information on upcoming events in New York, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/newyork

PHILADELPHIA: The Philadelphia Music Alliance will hold the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame induction ceremony and gala on October 22. The induction ceremony will take place along the Avenue of the Arts and the gala will take place at the Bellevue Philadelphia. 

RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO: The annual Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Riviera Maya event will take place February 14-16, 2020, at Moon Palace Cancun. 

TORONTO: From August 8-9,  Toys“R”Us Canada will host four in-store events at its Richmond Hill, Etobicoke, and North York locations featuring special guest appearances by W.W.E. wrestlers Sonya Deville, Kevin Owens, and Braun Strowman.

With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Beth Kormanik, Michele Laufik, and Ian Zelaya in New York.

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