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Art of the Brain 16th Annual Gala:
The Art of Friendship
UCLA Schoenberg Hall Auditorium and Courtyard
Saturday, September 26, 2015
6:30 P.M.
Join us on September 26, 2015 to celebrate Art of the Brain's 16th 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 opportunity drawing and special performances.


 For information, please call 310.825.5074.



Corporate Partners


Special thanks to our Sponsors of the 2015 Art of the Brain Gala


Sean Penn
Clint Eastwood
Richard Dean Anderson
Jennifer and Robert Lopata
Afsaneh and Faramarz Yousefzadeh
Ann Ramer
Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown
Judi and Roy Kaufman
The Tsarukyan Family 
Arlene Spiegelman
Barbera Hale Thornhill
Bruce and Melissa Ayres Foundation
Bunny Wasser and Howard Bernstein
Dazy and Kirk Johnson
Hon. Valerie and Robert Fairbank
Jadi and Gy Waldron
Marlene and David Capell
Mary Green and Peter Rooney
The Family of Randi Sutherlin
Joyce and William Bromiley
Art of the Brain wishes to thank all of our sponsors for their support!

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:24:59 GMT (WABC)
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:04:00 GMT (New York Post)
Fisher Foundation Allows Glenview Boy with Brain Tumor to Return to School
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Holiday Partners helps Rock Hill woman diagnosed with brain tumor, aneurysm
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:54:52 GMT (The Herald)
Liquid Biopsy of Cerebrospinal Fluid More Effective in Managing Brain Tumors
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:16:36 GMT (Oncology Nurse Advisor)
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Robot protects 8-year-old with brain tumor from deadly infection
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:06:07 GMT (WNCN)
Baby's Brain Tumor Shrinks After Kiss From Pope
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Thanks to all who took Rock Out Brain Tumors Air Guitar Challenge
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