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On March 25th, the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Hammer Museum at UCLA will present a celebration honouring Elton’s 70th birthday and the 50th anniversary of his songwriting collaboration with Bernie Taupin. This is also a special fundraiser to support the charity’s lifesaving work as well as cultural programs at the Hammer Museum.

The Presenting Sponsors are Neuro Drinks and Diana Jenkins and AEG Presents.

Held at the Hammer Museum and hosted by actor Rob Lowe, the gala will feature a performance by Lady Gaga and other surprise guests.

The celebration is chaired by David Bohnett, Richard Buckley and Tom Ford, Sir Lucian and Lady Caroline Grainge, Diana Jenkins, Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Jay Marciano. The dinner will be designed by Craig’s Los Angeles.

Space for this benefit is limited. To inquire about ticket and table purchases, please call Andreas Schwarz at 212-219-0670 or email