To honor the late actor Adam West who passed on at the age of 88 last Friday, the city of Los Angeles will be honoring the actor who portray Batman in the television series between 1966-1968. The ceremony will be held tomorrow June 15. Both the mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck will lit up the Bat signal at city hall starting 9 pm Thursday evening. The announcement was made in DC Comics blog. Here are further details of the ceremony :
The legendary star of the classic Batman TV series, which aired from 1966-68, passed away on Friday, June 9 at the age of 88. In rememberance of West’s unforgettable portrayal of the celebrated “Bright Knight,” Mayor Garcetti and Chief Beck will light the iconic Bat-signal, which will be projected onto the tower of Los Angeles City Hall at Spring Street. Attending Bat-fans are invited to don their Bat-suits and trusty utility belts in honor of West’s signature role as the true crimefighter.
Here are the details of the ceremony:
When: Thursday, June 15
Time: 9:00 PM PST
Location:Los Angeles City Hall, Spring Street Steps: 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
If fans are not able to join in the tribute Thursday night, the West family encourages Adam’s “old chums” to make a donation to the Adam West Memorial Fund for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Idaho-based charity for children diagnosed with cancer and their families, Camp Rainbow Gold.
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