Mike Epps is scheduled to host a benefit dinner and concert to support Assemblies
in Motion (AIM), an international Arts Education non-profit organization founded
by Leila Steinberg and the late Tupac Shakur.
Sponsored by Quincy Jones
and others, the benefit dinner and concert aims to provide support to the international
AIM organization and Steinberg’s "Rose From Concrete" Arts Education
The exclusive charity event
will feature a cocktail reception and a five-course dinner prepared by world
famous chef Nicola Mastronardi and performances by Mike Epps and AIM artists.
A silent auction will also
be held during the charity event. Some of the items for the silent auction include
a private dinner in your home with Chef Nicola Mastronardi, an original poem
handwritten by the late Tupac Shakur while studying with Steinberg and a painting
by young urban artist Capone.
AIM was founded with the
intent to utilize the personal voices of artists through song and spoken word
to educate, heal, communicate, and transform the world.
Through the program, Steinberg
runs a weekly artist workshop where through her innovative teaching techniques;
artists create music and spoken word pieces, which in turn become AIM's teaching
Steinberg has also been
credited as being very influential in shaping Tupac’s persona in the early
stages of his career. He was a student in the program when it was located in
She was also instrumental
in introducing and connecting Tupac with Digital Underground.
Proceeds from AIM's first
annual benefit dinner, will benefit AIM's Arts Education and rehabilitation
programs in schools, community centers, foster homes, and youth authority facilities.
The charity event will be
held at Vincenti Restaurant in Brentwood, CA on Wednesday, October 26th.
For more information on
AIM and this event call (310) 860-5188.