Squaw Valley USA and  Porters Present a Night of Snowboard Film Premieres, Music, and  Charity


With the  donation of gently used winter jacket or snow pants, get ½ price  admission and 20% off coupon to Porters

[Squaw  Valley USA] September 18, 2009 – The anticipated 2009  snowboard film VIDEOGRASS is premiering at the Olympic Village Lodge  in Squaw Valley on Saturday, September 26. A special showing of  BozWreck 3000 and a live performance by The Fiz will follow.  Admission for the premiere is $10, or $5 with the donation of a  gently used winter jacket or snow pants. Donated winter outerwear  articles benefit families in need in the Tahoe Truckee community  through the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation's "Community  Christmas" program. The VIDEOGRASS  Premiere is at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley. Doors open  at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 at the door.  However, premiere-goers who donate a winter outerwear item  (snowboard jacket or pants) receive ½ off admission and a 20% off  Porters coupon. Winter Outerwear items must be clean and in good  condition. All donated items benefit families in need in the  Tahoe-Truckee Community. Following the  showings of VIDEOGRASS and BozWreck 3000, the 21 & up crew can  stick around for live music with The Fiz. The Fiz is frontman-ed by  Squaw Valley pro snowboarder Eric Messier, who also has a segment in  VIDEOGRASS. The cash bar during the film and after-party are 21  & up only. All premiere-goers who want to drink at the bar  during the film and stay for the after-party must be 21+ and have  valid I.D. In a sea of  cable cams and helicopter filming in videos today, VIDEOGRASS was  formed to focus on raw snowboarding, real personality, and  progression. When iconic pro shredders Mikey LeBlanc, Nima Jalali  and Darrell Mathes started VIDEOGRASS they hand-picked their wish  list of pros and ams, regardless of sponsors or money. The result is  a snowboard film that takes the phony out of snowboarding! VIDEOGRASS  features the undeniable talent of Darrell Mathes, Eric Messier,  Keegan Vailaka, Aaron Bitner, Laurent Nicolas Pauquin (aka. LNP),  Luis Paradise, Nick Dirks, Jonas Michilot, Ben Bilouq, Justin  Bennee, Nico Droz, Jordan Mendenhal, Jake Olson-Elm, Desiree  Melancon, Laura Hadar and Mikey LeBlanc. VIDEOGRASS  sponsors include Ashbury, Holden, Coal, Bonfire, Skullcandy, Ride  Snowboards, Vans, Airblaster, Nike Snowboarding, High Cascade,  OnBoard Magazine, DC, Snowboarder Magazine, The Commune, and Salomon  Snowboards. The teaser for  VIDEOGRASS can be viewed at .   Squaw Valley  USA is scheduled to open for its 60th winter season on November 21,  2009. The most up-to- operation and event schedules, season pass  information and live mountain cams are available on . For Great Lodging Specials Call 866-366-7261

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