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TENACIOUS D JOINS WILL FERREL AND FRIENDS FOR EVENING OF COMEDY AND ENTERTAINMENT TO BENEFIT PETE CARROL'S "A BETTER LA"

Dec 16, 2009
<p align=&#34;center&#34;><em>Stars from <strong>Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!</strong> just added to join Demitri Martin, Aubrey Plaza, Rob Riggle and Nick Swardson on stage Feb. 20</em></p> <p>December 16, 2009</p> <p><strong>Los Angeles (December 16, 2009)</strong> Comedian and musician <strong>Jack Black</strong> with vocalist and guitar player <strong>Kyle Gass,</strong> better known as American rock acoustic duo <strong>Tenacious D,</strong> have just been added to &#34;Make It Better&#34; an evening of stand-up comedy and entertainment on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 8 p.m. at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Also announced today is the addition of stars from <em>Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job</em>!, <strong>Tim Heidecker</strong> and <strong>Eric Wareheim</strong>. Hosted by actor/comedian <strong>Will Ferrell</strong>, <strong>&#34;Make It Better&#34;</strong>, will also include performances by comedians <strong>Demetri Martin, Aubrey Plaza, Rob Riggle </strong>and<strong> Nick Swardson</strong>. As an extended part of AEG's continued efforts in the Season for Giving, the STAPLES Center Foundation will host the &#34;One Night Only&#34; event. </p> <p>Tickets are still available and are priced at $45, $79.75, $150 and $250. There is an eight ticket limit per person. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, <strong>charge-by-phone (800) 745-3000</strong><strong> </strong>and at <a href=&#34;http://www.ticketmaster.com/&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.ticketmaster.com</a>. Sponsorship packages and VIP tickets are available by calling Levi, Pazanti & Associates at 310-201-5033. </p> <p><strong>STAPLES Center Foundation</strong> has established a number of partnerships in the Los Angeles community to assist charities in raising funds and awareness for their organizations with a special emphasis on the low-income neighborhoods surrounding the arena. The Foundation has donated nearly $10 million in financial and in-kind support to our nonprofit partners, helping to reach those in need. </p> <p><strong>A BETTER LA</strong>, founded by USC football head coach Pete Carroll, is a 501(c)(3) that unites local leaders from the private, non-profit, social service, faith-based, education and law enforcement sectors. We are committed to supporting Los Angeles communities in their goal to reduce violence by empowering change from within. By mobilizing the knowledge and skills within a community to inspire its individuals to dream, work and play without fear, we believe it is possible to build a better Los Angeles, one community at a time. For more information about A Better LA visit <a href=&#34;http://www.abetterla.org&#34; title=&#34;http://www.abetterla.org/&#34; target=&#34;_blank&#34;>www.abetterla.org</a></p> <h2>Media Contacts</h2> <p><strong>Michael Roth</strong><br /> <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a><br /> (213) 763-7712</p> <p><strong>Cassandra Zebisch </strong><br /> <a href=&#34;mailto:[email protected]&#34;>[email protected]</a><br /> (213) 742-7155</p>