1,500 supporters, including celebrities, prominent philanthropists, business leaders and elected officials will gather at the L.A. Live Events Deck for “Dream for Kids: The Grand Opening Gala” on Saturday, May 7.
The exclusive black-tie event celebrates the Children's Hospital Los Angeles' 110th anniversary and the completion of its new $636 million hospital building, which opens July 10. Three-time GRAMMY Award winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall will provide the night’s headline entertainment and two-time Emmy award-winner Eric Stonestreet will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Grammy-winner Patti Austin will perform the grand finale with the “Dream for Kids” Ensemble.
Renowned celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck and Nobu Matsuhisa will specially prepare food for the evening. Guests will be surrounded by an interactive atmosphere that honors children, featuring entertainment from more than 175 young artists, including the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, conducted by Richard Kaufman.
Celebrities and elected officials confirmed to attend include Billy Crystal, Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest, Garcelle Beauvias, Melanie Griffith, Mark Feuerstein, honoree Mary Hart, Alex Meneses, California State Senator Alex Padilla and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Red carpet arrivals begin at 5:30pm. For more information and venue directions, click here.