LOS ANGELES -- Nell Carter will host a benefit performance of D.M.W. Greer's acclaimed drama Burning Blue for AIDS service organization L.A. Shanti on Sun, Mar. 29 at 7 PM at the Court Theatre in Hollywood. The event includes a pre-play reception at the Shark Bar Restaurant, 826 N. La Cienaga Blvd. from 5-6:30 PM. Benefit tickets are $50.
The nonprofit L.A. Shanti provides free counseling and education to people affected by HIV, AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses.
For information, call (213) 962-8197.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent