*February is going to be jammed with some great events and star studded events, including the 25th annual amFar’s New York Gala on the 9th.
The event includes appearances from Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight and Elton John! The four legendary singers will reunite to perform a special rendition of their 1986 hit song, “That’s What Friends Are For,” written by Carole Bayer Sager and Burt Bacharach
The black tie gala will honor those who have made major contributions toward the fight against AIDS.
Held on the eve of New York Fashion Week, the affair will begin with cocktails, followed by dinner, a live auction of luxury items, and a special tribute to this years honorees: former President Bill Clinton, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, and two of the foundation’s co-founders, Dr. Mathilde Krim and legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor, reports Black Voices’s Karu Daniels.
In the past, the event has raised over $3 million and has honored some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Diddy, Whoopi Goldberg, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Woody Allen, and so many more.
The event will take place at Cipriani Wall Street on Feb. 9.
The photo above: (Circa 1986) Gladys Knight, Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick, Carole Bayer Sager, Elton john and Stevie Wonder.