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Tonight: Scientology Gets Its IAS Gala On — Let’s Get Dauntless, Defiant, and Resolute!

IASStillJust two weeks after Scientology held its grand opening for its new quasi-cathedral — the Super Power Building — it’s time for another big party in Clearwater, Florida.

The annual International Association of Scientologists gala is normally held in a tent in England in October. But this year, the tent was shipped over to Florida in the summer, and it stands across the street from the Super Power Building. It will host events tonight and tomorrow as Scientology’s legal slush fund celebrates itself after another year of fundraising.

We’re looking forward to leaked photos of the event because we think we’ll finally get a chance to see the stage backdrop whose schematic we published here more than a month ago.

Those pictures from inside the tent may take a while to surface. In the meantime, we think we may get some reports from the scene on the street this afternoon. So while we wait for those to come in, please enjoy this official Scientology teaser to get you in the mood…



And of course, any time we see the words Dauntless, Defiant, and Resolute, we just have to revisit one of our favorite videos of all time…


(For the newcomers, that’s a song by Chill EB, Scientology’s in-house rapper, which was turned into a video by the youngsters at the Copenhagen Advanced Org.)

We can only hope that Chill makes the scene tonight in Clearwater. If you spot him, let us know!

UPDATE: Look what the team of Mike Bennitt and Mike Rinder did today over Clearwater!


And here’s a short video of the banner shot by Mark Bunker…



Posted by Tony Ortega on November 29, 2013 at 07:00

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