March 18, 2011
Carol Channing, Robert Morse, Rita Moreno and Tyne Daly are among the Broadway veterans who'll be belting out show tunes in "Original Cast 2," a benefit on April 2 to raise money for AIDS Project Los Angeles. Others who'll be reprising numbers from such productions as "Company," "Hello Dolly," "Showboat," "Three Penny Opera" and "Miss Saigon" include Philip Casnoff, Constance Towers, Patrick Cassidy, Jonelle Allen, Carole Cook, Charlotte Rae, Vicki Lewis and Bill Hutton. The 27th annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State Los Angeles.
March 3, 2008
Carole Cook, Donna McKechnie and Justin Guarini will be among the performers paying tribute to composer Burt Bacharach at the Wilshire Theatre in Beverly Hills this weekend at the 24th annual Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event to raise money for AIDS Project Los Angeles. The entertainment will include an adaptation of Bacharach's Broadway musical "Promises, Promises" featuring Vicki Lewis and Daniel Gurwin. "Blame It on Bacharach!"
June 14, 2006 |
The red ribbons gave way to the pink ribbons, which were overtaken by the yellow wristbands -- until light blue ribbons came along. And they've all been shoved aside by the latest color to wash over Hollywood: green. Maybe it's the burnout factor. Or perhaps it's because Hollywood has a short attention span. But as AIDS enters its 25th year, it is no longer The Cause among celebrities. There is also the perception that AIDS now affects only developing nations instead of the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 2006 |
Federal funding for medical and social services for low-income HIV/AIDS patients in Los Angeles County was slashed by $1.9 million in 2006, a 5.2% reduction from last year, according to data released this week by the Health Resources and Services Administration. The county will receive $34.9 million for medical and dental care, as well as food, transportation and mental health coverage for its low-income citizens under the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resource Emergency Act, down from $36.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 2005
More than 25,000 people are expected to take to the streets on Sunday for AIDS Walk Los Angeles, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles and other local AIDS organizations. Streets along the route will be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
May 25, 2003 |
With its confluence of wealth, celebrity and media, Los Angeles is a fund-raiser's mecca, a camera-ready locale for a blowout charity gala, marathon or golf tournament. The sluggish economy, however, has slowed charitable giving significantly, even amid this city's millionaire enclaves. As a result, nonprofits are getting more creative with fund-raisers. And among the most innovative are L.A.'s HIV and AIDS service organizations, primarily because 160 of them are competing for donations.