[09/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
UPN's "America's Next Top Model" Jumps from City to City with the "Top Model Top Stars" Tour

[via press release from UPN]


"Top Star" Models Include: Winner Naima Mora From Cycle 4 And Winner Eva Pigford From Cycle 3

Keep your eyes and ears open because UPN's AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL is set to tour the country with ten "Top Model Top Stars" from previous cycles, who will strike a pose in the following cities: New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Dallas, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. During the week-long tour, the models will dazzle the cities with public appearances, autograph sessions, television appearances and radio interviews.

The models include winner Naima Mora from cycle 4 as well as winner Eva Pigford from cycle 3. Other models include Shannon Stewart from cycle 1; Shandi Sullivan and Mercedes Shorte from cycle 2; Tocarra Jones, Amanda Swafford and Ann Elaine Markley from cycle 3; as well as Keenyah Hill and Kahlen Rondot from cycle 4.

The "Top Model Top Stars" Tour kicks off on Monday, Sept. 12th in New York City when ELLEgirl and UPN team up for the Wal-Mart's "Dare To Be You" Fashion Week Show, which will give the girls a chance to strut the catwalk in the heart of Times Square. The girls will then divide up into two teams of five, forming a North Tour and South Tour, which will each visit different cities during the tour. The two tours will eventually meet up in Los Angeles on Friday, September 16th to attend some Emmy Award festivities. Finally, Shannon Stewart, Amanda Swafford, Tocarra Jones, Mercedes Shorte and Shandi Sullivan will regroup on Tuesday, September 20th and move onto Las Vegas to complete the tour.

The North Tour involves cycle 4 winner Naima Mora, as well as Shannon Stewart, Ann Elaine Markley, Tocarra Jones and Shandi Sullivan, who can be seen in the following cities:

Boston � Tuesday, September 13

Chicago � Wednesday, September 14

San Francisco � Thursday, September 15

Los Angeles � Saturday, September 17

Las Vegas � Tuesday, September 20 (Shannon, Tocarra and Shandi)

The South Tour consists of cycle 3 winner Eva Pigford, as well as Amanda Swafford, Kahlen Rondot, Mercedes Shorte and Keenyah Hill who can be seen in the following cities:

Philadelphia � Tuesday, September 13

Atlanta � Wednesday, September 14

Dallas � Thursday, September 15

Los Angeles � Saturday, September 17

Las Vegas � Tuesday, September 20 (Amanda and Mercedes)

Public Appearances include:

Boston at 2:00-3:45 PM - Autograph signing at DSW (One Worcester Road, Framingham, MA)

Philadelphia at 3:30-5:30 PM � Meet and Greet at Strawbridge's (Cherry Hill Mall)

Chicago at 1:00-3:00 PM � Meet and Greet at DSW (Belmont & Clark location)

Atlanta at 3:30-5:00 PM � Autograph signing at Bella Voi

San Francisco at 3:00-5:00 PM � Autograph signing at the Sony Metreon

Dallas at 4:00-5:30 PM � Autograph signing at North Park Center

Las Vegas 1:00-3:00PM � Autograph signing at CBS Television City in the MGM Grand

For more tour information please go to www.upn.com.

  [september 2005]  


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