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Art of the Brain 14th Annual Gala:
The Art of Healing with Family Traditions

UCLA Schoenberg Hall Auditorium and Courtyard
Saturday, October 5, 2013
6:30 P.M.
Join us on October 5, 2013 to celebrate Art of the Brain's 14th Annual 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.


$300/person by 9/9/2013
$325/person after 9/9/2013
$5/Raffle Ticket

 For information, please call 310.825.5074.

Click on the links below for the invitation and RSVP card:







Corporate Partners


2013 Corporate Sponsors

Gy and Jadi Waldron 
Jennifer and Robert Lopata
Joan and Gerald Doren
Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown
George and Karen Grengs
Judi and Roy Kaufman
Ann Ramer
Richard Dean Anderson
Joyce and William Bromiley
Marlene and David Capell
Danelian Family
Clint Eastwood
Dr. Xiao-Tang Kong and Honglin Du
Geoffry and Benedicta Oblath
Arlene Spiegelman
Bunny Wasser and Howard Bernstein
Art of the Brain wishes to thank all of our sponsors for their support!

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