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LAGLC's 'An Evening With Women' Performances, Cyndi Lauper and Juliette Lewis- Video

LAGLC's 'An Evening With Women' Performances, Cyndi Lauper and Juliette Lewis- Video

"An Evening with Women” is a fundraising gala hosted by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center at The Beverly Hilton Hotel to raise money for their women's services. This year’s event featured performances by headliner Cyndi Lauper (Memphis Blues), singer/songwriter Cat Power (The Greatest) and musician/actress Juliette Lewis (Conviction), as well as comedy by Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program). Check out these videos of Cyndi Lauper singing "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "True Colors," Juliette Lewis singing "Proud Mary" and Lorri Jean speaking about women who were essential to making the Center into the success it is today. 

"An Evening with Women” is a fundraising gala hosted by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center at The Beverly Hilton Hotel to raise money for their women's services. This year’s event featured performances by headliner Cyndi Lauper (Memphis Blues), singer/songwriter Cat Power (The Greatest) and musician/actress Juliette Lewis (Conviction), as well as comedy by Sarah Silverman (The Sarah Silverman Program). Past performers and attendees include Heart, Pink, Sarah Silverman, Christina Aguilara, Renee Zellweger, Gina Gershon, Sharon Stone and many more. 

Singer/songwriter Linda Perry partnered with the Center to produce "An Evening with Women" after she was honored in 2008, and continues to make the event a success. Lorri Jean, CEO of the LAGLC, spoke about the 40th anniversary of the Center, and revealed recent discoveries about some of the Center's founding women and the key roles they played in making the Center the success it is today.

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center programs and services supported by "An Evening with Women" include women's health and medical, legal assistance, domestic violence prevention & education, cultural programs, self-enrichment courses, social events and discussion groups.

Here are videos of some of the night's speeches and performances, including Cyndi Lauper, Juliette Lewis and Lorri Jean.

Cyndi performs "Girls Just Want to Have Fun":

Juliette Lewis performs "Proud Mary":

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Cyndi Lauper performs "True Colors":

Lorri Jean' speech:

Article Photo by Lydia Marcus

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