LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is proud to present the 2nd annual Amigos y Amantes
(Friends and Lovers), an art exhibition and auction to benefit its free
HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention services in Mexico -- in Tijuana,
Puerto Vallarta, Cancun and Chiapas. Showcasing the work of notable and
emerging artists--mostly Los Angeles-based Latino artists -- this lively
celebration of Latino art and culture will take place on Saturday, February
9th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the popular Metro Gallery in Silverlake.
The entrance fee is $25.00 and is applied to first bid. Tickets may be
purchased at the door or online at http://www.amigosyamantes.org.
What: Amigos y Amantes (Friends and Lovers) -- Art Exhibit and Auction
Benefiting AIDS Healthcare Foundation clinics in Mexico
When: Saturday, February 9, 2008*
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Metro Gallery
1835 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Who: Dr. Jorge A. Saavedra Lopez, General Director, National
Center for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS (CENSIDA),
Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Jessie Gruttadauria, Director of U.S. and Latin American
Public Affairs, AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Contacts: Lori Yeghiayan, AHF Associate Director of Communications
(323) 377-4312 mobile, (323) 860-5227 work
*Media Note: Preview of artwork available upon request
Among the over forty artists who have donated work to be auctioned at
this Valentine's Day-themed event are well-known Mexican artist Pedro Diego
Alvarado Rivera (grandson of Diego Rivera), portrait painter, muralist and
illustrator, Miguel Angel Reyes, multi-media artist Diane Gamboa and
painters Linda Vallejo, Yolanda Gonzalez, Alex
|SOURCE AIDS Healthcare Foundation|
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