Hairball 2008 Benefits Cancer and HIV/AIDS ResearchHalloween weekend is no time to let your hair down. In fact, top salons are sending the styles sky-high as they battle it out during the region’s top Universal Warrior: Fantasy Hair Competition (formerly COH Hair Ball) on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 8:00 PM, at Voyeur (1225 St. James Place, Philadelphia, PA 19107). Salons will compete in seven different categories for top prizes valued over $5,000. Stylists will gather their “hair-raising” forces and prepare to enter the arena to compete head-to-head (literally) against the best coiffed warriors from all parts of history, time and space. Ten-dollar cover donation goes directly to City of Hope. For more information call 1-800-344-8169, email or visit All guests must be 21 years of age or older with identification.

Vikings, super heroes, alien forces, earth militaries, futuristic commandos and every hair-hopping warrior imaginable pay homage to the real-life warriors fighting cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatened illnesses at City of​Hope. During the night, enjoy special $3.00 you-call-it drinks and the epic battles of good vs. evil performed by Brittany Lynn’s Drag Mafia. The judging panel will include top industry experts, plus our esteemed line-up of celeb judges.

Universal Warrior is the grand finale to the HopeCuts Mid-Atlantic 2013 campaign, which is the largest beauty industry fundraiser in the United States consisting of hundreds of participating salons donating their time and raising funds for cancer and HIV/AIDS research and treatment programs at City of Hope. Salons that raised $200 or more during HopeCuts qualified to compete in the unique competition. In 2013, 175 salons in the tri-state area have participated in HopeCuts with a total of $100,000 raised – with more salons and dollars to come. Thank you to the participating salons and HopeCuts’ Benefactor and Parent Sponsor, Raylon Corporation.

Voyeur Nightclub opens its doors at 8pm to the public. Ten-dollar cover donation goes directly to City of Hope. For more information call 1-800-344-8169, email or visit

City of Hope HopeCuts Fantasy Hair Competition

(Credit William Thomas Cain,

About City of​Hope

This year also marks the centennial anniversary of City of Hope, and they have proudly met this celebratory milestone by making break-through advances in the following areas: Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer Immunotherapy Platform, developed a pioneering cancer drug, COH29 and T Cell Immunotherapy. The work conducted at City of Hope is shared with medical centers worldwide, touching the lives of millions of people everywhere.

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Tweet us your best shots and make sure to come say hi as we’ll be hanging at the door. With cover only $10, how you can resist this unique event?

Disclaimer:  This is a sponsored post presented by City of Hope Philadelphia Office. Facebook, Twitter and Google are not affiliated. Data collected will not be shared.  Philly Loves Fun is not sponsoring or presenting this event.  21 and up only with identification. Drive responsibly. 

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