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Kathy Griffin, Helena Bonham Carter, Other Stars to Attend Upcoming AIDS Fundraiser, Art Auction Event Saturday at Bonhams
<p>Press Release</p>
June 29, 2012

WHAT: ART PROJECT LOS ANGELES: Celebrities, Los Angeles Arts Community Come Together to Bid on Art and Fight AIDS at Third Annual Art Auction, Red-Carpet Gala

WHEN: Saturday, June 30

-- 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM -   Celebrity Red-Carpet Appearances and VIP cocktail party. (To reserve your place on the red-carpet media wall for this portion of the event, please call media contact listed below.)
-- 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM - VIP & General Admission guests attend cocktail party, bid on art during live and silent auctions, enjoy hosted bar, hors d'oeuvres

WHO: Celebrities scheduled to appear include (in alphabetical order):  

Roy Bank (Are You Smarter Than a 5(th) Grader?), Helena Bonham Carter, LeVar Burton, Jackie Collins, Tommy Davidson (In Living Color / Mad TV), Richard Grieco (21 Jump Street / Booker), Kathy Griffin, Cloris Leachman, Alex Lombard (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Adrienne Maloof (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills), Alfred Molina (Chocolat, Raiders of the Lost Ark), Michael Moloney (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), Mark Ordesky (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring), Pauley Perrette (NCIS), Catherine Tate (The Office), Judy Tenuta, Kari Whitman (Celebrity Interior Designer), Marni Wing.

All celebrities will attend Saturday evening's reception.

WHERE: Bonhams
7601 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046

ART PROJECT LOS ANGELES tickets, beginning at $50, available at

Media Parking: Broadcast vans may use street parking in front of 7575 Sunset Blvd. All other media may use complimentary event valet parking, available to the front of 7601 Sunset Blvd.

MORE: Guests will bid on art by well-known and emerging local artists at the third annual ART PROJECT LOS ANGELES. Auction items will include works by notable artists such as Picasso, Warhol, Schnabel, Haring, and Ruscha. This premier, red carpet event benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and is presented by international auctioneers Bonhams and Hamilton-Selway Fine Art Gallery.The event's featured artist is Michael Becker.

With an estimated 60,000 people currently living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles, APLA's direct care and prevention programs are more important than ever before. The funds raised from ART PROJECT LOS ANGELES will help APLA provide low-income Angelenos who are living with HIV/AIDS with food, dental care, mental health services, and so much more. Funds raised will also support APLA's crucial HIV prevention, testing, and advocacy work, which seek to end new infections among those at highest risk and to defend government funding that those who are HIV-positive depend on to remain healthy.

Sponsors: Bonhams, Clear Channel Los Angeles Radio, Entertainment AIDS Alliance, Fiat, Hamilton-Selway Fine Art, Metrosource Magazine, Michael Becker, Peroni, Red Diamond, and Smirnoff Vodka.

Media Contact
Kristen Hellwig

/PRNewswire -- June 29, 2012/

SOURCE  AIDS Project Los Angeles

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