EAA Hosts 7th Annual Wine & Wisdom AIDS Charity Event26 May, 2009 By: Billy Gil
The Entertainment AIDS Alliance (EAA) will hold its 7th Annual Wine & Wisdom fundraiser June 23, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Skirball Cultural Center at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. in Los Angeles.
The event features wine tasting, food and this year features a live performance by the Lori Jenaire Jazz Quartet. It is held each year to support Elizabeth Taylor’s Endowment Fund for the UCLA AIDS Institute’s CARE Center, for research on finding a cure for HIV/AIDS as well as provide treatment services to those living with the illness.
The Wine & Wisdom events have raised more than $184,000 for the organization. Sponsors include Paramount Home Entertainment, Warner Home Video, Sony DADC, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Cimaron Group, Saddle Peak Lodge, Macrovision, DreamWorks Animation SKG, SAVVIS and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; media sponsors include Home Media Magazine, Video Business, The Hollywood Reporter and Daily Variety.
Admission, including a gift bag, is $25; a VIP gift bag is available for an additional donation of $100. Tickets are available online at www.entertainmentAIDSalliance.org or at the door. For availability information, call 213/833-6694.
The EAA celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2009. The group, formed by video industry professionals, has distributed more than $4.1 million to more than 200 national and community-based organizations that provide HIV/AIDS research, advocacy and services.