Third Annual Kaleidoscope Ball - Halle Berry Received the “Kaleidoscope Award”

Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA celebrated its Third Annual Kaleidoscope Ball on Saturday, May 2, 2015, presented by Harry Winston, Inc., at 3LABS in Culver City.  Academy Award-Winning® Actress, Halle Berry, received the hospital’s “Kaleidoscope Award” from fellow Academy Award-Winner®, Goldie Hawn.  The highly successful event raised over $2 million with over 750 guests in attendance.

 

Halle Berry accepts award at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell pose together on the red carpet at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Halston Sage accepts award at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Kelvin Davis received the hospital’s highest honor, the “Philanthropic Leadership Award,” and rising star, Halston Sage, received the “Young Luminary Award”.  Special guest Chris O’Donnell proudly presented the “Extraordinary Children’s Award” to his friend, Charlie Croxall.  Actress Poppy Montgomery helped host the evening while guests enjoyed a special musical performance by Grammy-Nominated artist Aloe Blacc and old-school hip-hop and rock favorites from top international DJ Michelle Pesce.

Poppy Montgomery poses at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

 

Halston Sage poses on the red carpet at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Mr. Brainwash attends the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

For the first time ever, world-renowned street artists came together and curated a selection of art pieces that were auctioned off in celebration of the evening’s theme, “Los Angeles: An Art-Full City.” Award winning street artist, Mr. Brainwash, collaborated on a piece with Harry Winston that paid tribute to Mr. Winston as “Jeweler to the Stars” incorporating various celebrities over the years wearing the iconic diamond that now lives in the Smithsonian. Mr. Brainwash also created a one-of-a-kind Mattel ride-on car for the auction and each table featured one of his “Life is Beautiful” sculptures, which were also donated.

Halle Berry poses with guest at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Aloe Blacc preforms at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Aloe Blacc poses on the red carpet at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

The evening also featured work from notable artists including, Los Angeles favorite, Robert Vargas, painting live at the event, while internationally acclaimed artists PichiAvo and Shepard Fairey (best known for his wildly popular Obama Hope poster), along with Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Ed Ruscha, Bill Wegman, Charles Arnoldi, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Mike Stilkey, Billy Al Bengston, Sage Vaughn, Charming Baker, among several others, all donated special pieces for this highly successful event. 

Alec Monopoly poses at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Mr. Brainwash attends the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Halle Berry poses at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

The evening, co-chaired by Amanda Brown, Beth Friedman, Chloë Sommer, Marcelle Frey, and Tim Campbell, included a cocktail reception and special dinner prepared by Wolfgang Puck Catering, led by famed chef Wolfgang Puck. Guests feasted on a number of gourmet creations including Truffled Macaroni and Cheese Bites, Smoked Salmon Pizza with Caviar and Dill Crème Fraîche and Roasted Bass with Violet Cauliflower.

 

Chris O'Donnell on stage at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Chris O'Donnell poses at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Art work displayed at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

In conjunction with the 2014 Kaleidoscope Ball, the presenting sponsor, Harry Winston, Inc., announced with the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute the establishment of the Harry Winston Fellowship Fund. As part of the Harry Winston Brilliant Futures Charitable Program, the company is supporting the work of young pediatric physicians and scientists who are conducting research to prevent, treat, and cure disease and illness in children.

Atmosphere at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Proceeds from the dinner benefitted UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute at Mattel Children’s Hospital. Under the leadership of Dr. Sherin Devaskar, Physician-in-Chief, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and Executive Director, UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute, a multidisciplinary team of physicians and scientists are working tirelessly to produce and deliver the finest, most advanced research, treatments, and medicines available for children.

Atmosphere at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

Atmosphere at the Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA Kaleidoscope Ball at 3 Labs in Culver City, CA on Wednesday, April 29, 2015..(Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

About UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute

The UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute (UCLA CDI), founded to save lives and advance children’s healthcare around the globe, drives multidisciplinary collaboration among faculty and ensure a healthy future for children through transformative research. Ranking among the world’s elite, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care for children in a compassionate atmosphere, as well as conducting research that improves the understanding and treatment of pediatric diseases and training the next generation of leaders in pediatrics.

About Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA cares for the physical and emotional well-being of children of all ages, from newborns to young adults. With a dedicated entrance from Gayley Avenue, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA is a "hospital-within-a-hospital," located on the third and fifth floors of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. UCLA's facilities are designed to serve the most critically ill children with sophisticated, compassionate care in an environment that is both welcoming and healing to children and their families. Mattel Children's Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Mattel, Inc., pledged $25 million toward construction of the hospital. For more information, visit Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA online.

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