Power of Love™
ATTEND THE EVENT THAT'S BECOME A NATIONAL SENSATION.
Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry celebrated the 80th birthday of Quincy Jones and Sir Michael Caine
On Saturday, April 13, 2013, the 17th annual Keep Memory Alive Power of Love Gala wowed guests at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The star-studded event raised funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases and multiple sclerosis.
Highlights from the night included heartfelt musical tributes from Chaka Khan and Stevie Wonder, hysterical stand-up comedy from Chris Tucker and nostalgic remarks about the guests of honor from Whoopi Goldberg. At the end of the evening, Stevie Wonder led a "Happy Birthday" serenade to Jones and Caine, followed by an awe-inspiring performance of "We are the World" by the entire celebrity lineup.
Performers and celebrity supporters who attended the event included music and film luminaries: Amy Poehler, Arsenio Hall, Bebe Winans, Bono, Carlos Santana, Chaka Khan, Chris Tucker, Greg Phillinganes, Herbie Hancock, James Ingram, Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Larry King, Marcus Miller, Nikki Yanofsky, Patti Austin, Paulinho Da Costa, Rashida Jones, Siedah Garrett, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), Stevie Wonder, Tom Scott, Vinnie Colaiuta, Whoopi Goldberg, will.i.am and Will Smith.
Follow the Power of Love gala on Twitter with the hashtag #onememory and support brain health research by texting “MEMORY” to 80888 to donate $10, or click here to donate with a credit card.
What is the Power of Love™ gala? Imagine the finest evening of first-rate headliner entertainment, food prepared by celebrity chefs and wine chosen by master sommeliers. Now imagine that same evening in the entertainment capital of the world. Keep Memory Alive's Power of Love™ gala became an annual tradition as one of Las Vegas' signature celebrity events and now attracts a national audience. Chefs have included Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Scott Conant, Todd English, Thomas Keller, Emeril Lagasse, Michael Mina and Wolfgang Puck, with the 2012 Power of Love featured on Bizarre Foods America. Our guests have been entertained by Michael Bublé, Snoop Dogg, Cee Lo Green, Enrique Iglesias, LL Cool J, Lenny Kravitz, Barry Manilow, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder and many other luminaries.
The gala is much more than a party. It's an annual celebration of life that was created to raise money for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health's programs and services. And it's an evening you'll want to remember as you Keep Memory Alive.