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Art of the Brain 15th Anniversary Gala:
The Art of Survival - Honoring Our First Responders
UCLA Schoenberg Hall Auditorium and Courtyard
Saturday, September 27, 2014
6:30 P.M.
Join us on September 27, 2014 to celebrate Art of the Brain's 15th Anniversary Gala.  We will show our solidarity with the courageous men and women facing brain cancer and pay tribute to the unforgettable individuals we have sadly lost.  We will celebrate their talent and zest for life with a festival of gourmet food and wine.  There will also be a fabulous raffle and special performances.



For information, please call 310.825.5074.

Click on the links below to view the invitation and RSVP card:

2014 Invitation

2014 RSVP

For a map, directions and parking information to the event, please click here




Corporate Partners



Special thanks to the our sponsors of the 2014 Gala


2014 Corporate Sponsors

Jennifer and Robert Lopata
Richard Dean Anderson 
Joan and Gerald Doren
Clint Eastwood
Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown
Judi and Roy Kaufman
Ann Ramer
The Tsarukyan Family
Jadi and Gy Waldron
Bunny Wasser and Howard Bernstein
Joyce and William Bromiley
Marlene and David Capell
Leslie Danelian and The Conte Foundation
Valerie and Robert Fairbank
Gold Family Foundation
Karen and George Grengs
Susan and Donald Harris
Benedicta and Geoffry Oblath
Mary Green and Peter Rooney
Arlene Spiegelman
The Family of Randi Sutherlin
Afsaneh and Faramarz Yousefzadeh
Art of the Brain wishes to thank all of our sponsors for their support!

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