Dan Gross: Talk date for Tebow's mom

PAM TEBOW, mom of Broncos QB Tim Tebow, will be the keynote speaker at the Options for Women fundraiser March 20 at the Cherry Hill Crowne Plaza.

The organization denies that it exists to pressure women against abortion, but a woman representing abortionclinicvigil.com emailed friends and supporters of the website asking them to attend the invitation-only benefit.

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Kelly Price: She sang with Whitney Houston at what turned out to be Houston's last appearance.

"We prayer warriors rely very much on being able to offer women alternatives so they can Choose Life!" said the email, a copy of which we saw.

Options offers pregnancy tests and ultrasounds, encourages adoption and claims to help women after they have their babies.

You may recall Pam and Tim Tebow appeared in a pro-life commercial during the Super Bowl two years ago.

Guns in town

Tickets are on sale this afternoon for Guns N' Roses' show at the Electric Factory (7th & Willow) on Monday. The group also plays the House of Blues, in Atlantic City, on Friday. The Philly date was added in part due to local guy Jon Walmer, who used to run Whiskey Dix next door to Electric Factory (now J.D. McGillicuddy's). He suggested to GN'R keyboardist Dizzy Reed that the group play the Factory.

* For the record, we feel obliged to point out that any line-up without at least Slash in it isn't really Guns N' Roses. However, we also saw Axl Rose's current band a few years ago, and they sounded awesome. We're torn.

OUT AND ABOUT * Villanova men's basketball coach Jay Wright had a late dinner after the Villanova/UConn game Tuesday at Davio's (111 S. 17th) with ESPN basketball analysts Jay Bilas, Sean McDonough and Bill Raftery. The group went for a variety of appetizers, steak and pasta and four bottles of expensive wine. Bilas and Wright argued over the check, but Wright paid. * A host of tattoo artists in town for the recent Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention were taped at the Raven Lounge (1712 Sansom) for a pilot of a show called "Tattoo Wives."

Style story

Celebrity fashion stylist Anthony Henderson is just back from Los Angeles, where he styled singer Kelly Price in an Oliver Tolentino dress for the Grammys. You likely saw Price interviewed there about Whitney Houston, because Price was the singer Houston joined onstage at what would be her last performance.

'Teach' upset by cut$

Actor Tony Danza, who taught sophomore English at Northeast High for a year for the A&E reality show "Teach," is back in town tomorrow to talk about Gov. Corbett's proposed budget cuts to city public schools. Danza will join state Sen. Mike Stack; Jerry Jordan, president of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers; Jerry Oleksiak, vice president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association; and Shelly Yanoff, executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth. They'll speak at a rally that begins at 11 a.m. outside school district HQ (440 N. Broad).


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