Jun 4, 2022


On Friday, June 3rd, Debbie Durkin’s ECOLUXE Rock ’N Rolla Lounge kicked off Summer 2022 with an event in honor of the MTV Movie & TV Awards and Pride month. 

The covid-safe walk-thru event was held at the historic mountain palace, voted the most romantic restaurant in Los Angeles, Yamashiro Hollywood on the weekend of the awards show.  Yamashiro’s Executive Chef Vallerie Archer served up an amazing array of sushi and Pan-Asian foods. The event was hosted outdoors in Yamashiro’s Garden courtyard and indoors in the Skyview lounge.

Attendees were entertained by DJ William Reed who spun a mix of summer-themes tunes and a live acoustic performance by singer/songwriter Natalie Alava. 

The event featured a media lounge by KNEKT TV which filmed and live streamed this event as a worldwide TV Special. Producer Kent Speakman and Host BJ interviewed all talent on site.

This year’s event was a fundraiser benefiting the Ukrainian Cultural Center of LA supporting the people of Ukraine. 

Attendees including MTV nominated show Dancing with the Stars’ Gleb Savchenko, “Dance Moms” Melissa Gisoni, Emmy winner Terrence Terell, Emmy Nominee Gregory Zarian, “Teen Mom” and NY Times Best-Selling Author Farrah Abrham, and more!

Guests enjoyed and were given an array of luxury trips,complimentary skincare and wellness products, chocolates, wine, tequila and more. Ledvance, the presenting sponsor, offered select celebrities the opportunity to upgrade the lighting in their homes. All attendees were gifted modern and energy-efficient LED lighting(Sylvania) smart lighting products. In addition, Creekside RNR Glamping Atlantic Canada, gifted Nominated talent with Top Tier luxury destination giveaways including 3 nights / 4 days in their 5 star New Brunswick Canada glamping resort, an unconventional retreat style accommodation of fully equipped domes in Atlantic Canada.

Farrah Abraham learns about the Rachel Heller Self Care Mask
Credit: Roxie Fuller

For the beauty lovers Royal Keepers Products gifted all natural, healing hair & skin products; RevealU Skin Care gifted cruelty free, vegan skincare; Rachel Heller “The Self Care Mask” was shared with guests and Kimberlicious Kouture Beauty gifted beauty boxes featuring dessert-themed ice cream body butters made with shea, mango and coconut. On the go concierge wellness company LeBae gifted Wellness Shots, IV Glow Therapy and mini-facials on site.

Gleb Savchenko, Dancing with the Stars, gets a B12 shot from LeBae
Credit: Roxie Fuller

Endangered Species Chocolate gifted hand-crafted dark chocolate and sea salt bars to all attendees. Nothing goes better with chocolate than wine…Casa Luigi Prosecco gifted Premium Sparkling Italian wine in a can for Summer fun! For those looking for a party, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila hosted tequila tastings and gifted talent with complimentary bottles.