Exclusive: Fall Out Boy, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, The Wanted & More at APCH’s 7th Annual Stars & Strikes Event

The 7th Annual Stars & Strikes Celebrity Bowling and Poker Tournament to benefit A Place Called Home (APCH) hit PINZ bowling alley in Hollywood on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The event was an all-ages high energy atmosphere featuring 34 lanes of bowling action, a No-Limit All-In Texas Hold’em professional-level poker tournament, delicious food, tasty drinks, the excitement of the red carpet and much more.

Funds raised benefitted APCH, a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles that supports underserved inner-city youth and empowers them to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, the arts, nutrition, fitness, college preparation and college scholarships.

Many celebrities such as Fall Out Boy, The Wanted, Chris Brown, Jay Sean, Jason DeRulo, Hot Chelle Rae, Akon, Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Nick Cannon, Jasmine Villegas, T. Mills, Sammy Adams, Midnight Red, Becky G., RedOne, any more were in attendance.

2013 Stars & Strikes sponsors included: Grammy-award winning producer and OneRepublic lead singer Ryan Tedder, Coldplay, Insomniac Productions, Republic Records, Dr. Luke, Kemosabe Records, Prescription Songs, Warner Music Group, 2101 Records, RCA, Todd Wagner Foundation, Wolfiskin, Peer Music, Whole Foods Market, Symphonic Love Foundation & Phase Too, Inc., Interscope, Island Def Jam, City National Bank, Red Bull Records, Capitol Music Group, Pitt Group, Benny Blanco/Matza Ball Production, Reign-Deer Management/W3 the Future, Fall Out Boy, d’Empire/Neuro, and Clear Channel Entertainment, Los Angeles.

Interviews and full photo gallery below.


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Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.