US: A Virtual Disco Party, San Francisco's New Safety Pledge, and More

NATIONAL: Gabrielle's Angel Foundation will hold a virtual disco-theme event on Sept. 15 with performances from Chaka Khan, Gloria Gaynor, Patti LaBelle, and more. The Studio 54-inspired evening will raise funds for cancer research and include a luxury online auction on CharityBuzz.com. 

KNOXVILLE, TENN.: Graduate Hotels has opened the 112-room Graduate Knoxville. The hotel's Saloon 16 can be rented for private events; it holds 159 people. 

LOS ANGELES: Russell Harris Event Group has teamed up with UgoVirtual to launch a new virtual event platform. The offering has a set of custom virtualized event tools, plus aggregated data opportunities, trackable ROI, and other solutions for virtual and hybrid events. 

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

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Travel, the city's official DMO, is recommending that visitors sign the new "Safe Travel Pledge." Launched on July 29, the 10-point pledge outlines health and safety guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, such as wearing a mask in public, maintaining physical distance, following local public health orders, and more. 

SAVANNAH, GA.: The Savannah College of Art and Design will host its SCAD Savannah Film Festival virtually from Oct. 24-31. The event will feature screenings, live Q&As, competitions, and other digital events. 

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