Serving Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby, Century City, Trousdale, Brentwood, Westwood

BH Performing Arts Center And Temple Of The Arts’ ‘A Fabulous Night’ Gala To Honor Rabbi David Baron, Stanley Black, Haim & Cheryl Saban

Stanley Black

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 – 8:51 pM

The Beverly Hills Performing Arts Center and Temple of the Arts will present a gala fundraising dinner and concert, “A Fabulous Night,” honoring Rabbi David Baron, founder of the Temple of the Arts and Stanley Black, philanthropist and chairman and founder of Black Equities, on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd.

Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8 p.m. Las Vegas headliner comedian Rita Rudner and The Fab Four, an Emmy-winning critically acclaimed Beatles Tribute Band, will provide the evening’s entertainment

Entertainment industry mogul Haim Saban and his wife Cheryl Saban, an author and advocate for women and children, will also be honored at the event by Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, who will present thecouple with a plaque designating the Saban Theatre in as an historic landmark.

Additionally the Saban’s lobby will be dedicated and named the Stanley and Joyce Black Lobby in honor of Black and his late wife and their latest gift to the theater.

Rabbi Baron said, “Our goal is to raise $1.3 million to benefit our many community programs including our newest children’s screening series for kids in need, which will be part of the Steve Tisch Cinema Center. We are also raising funds to benefit the final stages of preservation, modernization and restoration of the historic Saban Theatre, a national landmark with a rich cultural heritage, as well as treasured gem in the Beverly Hills community.

“For the gala dinner portion of this event we will be taking out some seats in the front orchestra for dining patrons to enjoy the evening up close and personal to the stage with the performers.” The dinner will be catered by Celestino Drago, and the gala is chaired by Gerri Lee Frye.

Individual tickets, which include the dinner and concert, are $1,250 per person. Tables are available at three levels: White Table of 10 for $10,000, Silver Table of 10 for $25,000 or Gold Table of 10 at $50,000. Valet parking will be included.

The gala will include a live auction for two week-long getaways in two separate luxury beachside Acapulco condominiums. A Paddle Auction for the new Children’s Film Project will also be held.

Premium Front Orchestra seats for the concert only are available for $250, $350 and $500 each. Rear Orchestra seats for the concert only are available from $75-$89 each. Mezzanine and Balcony seats for the concert only range from $39-$59 each.

For tickets, call the box office at the Beverly Hills Performing Arts Center and Temple of the Arts at 323-658-9100. For more information, visit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sign up for Breaking News & Alerts