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Hollywood Honors Audrey Hepburn's Heart for Children
Audrey Hepburn Cares Team, Press Release, November 12, 2002

160'x 60' chalk sketch of Audrey on Hollywood Boulevard Longines Watch Company presents "A Heart for Children" a charity gala celebrating Audrey Hepburn's devoted spirit to children and the launch of the Audrey Hepburn CARES Team at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. In honor of the event, a team of 15 artists and group of Hollywood High School art students will take over Hollywood Boulevard between Orange and Sycamore, to create a 160'x 60' chalk art sketch replicating a famous Steven Meisel photograph of Audrey Hepburn surrounded by children. An entertainment filled evening featuring, the jazz inspired Cuban folk music of Omara Portuondo presented by the Buena Vista Social Club; the cuisine of Nobu Matsuhisa; a live Christie's auction of a heart-shaped necklace originally owned by Audrey Hepburn and a silent and private "Timeless Toy Auction," featuring ten limited edition 18kt. Longines watches designed exclusively for the event and celebrity-sponsored toys to be donated to the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Where: Roosevelt Hotel Hollywood, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

When: Chalk Art: Wednesday, November 13th at 8:00 p.m. -- Thursday, November 14th at 5:00 p.m.

Who: The Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, with founding sponsor Longines Watch Company will join together at the Roosevelt Hotel to celebrate "A Heart for Children," a charity event benefiting the Audrey Hepburn CARES Team at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

Anticipated celebrity attendance: Shaune Bagwell, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Maria Conchita Alonzo, Joely Fisher, Dave Koz, Martin Sheen, Henry Simmons, Renee Tayl