SAMBA SOIREE: Kate Moss, Sharon Stone and Kenneth Cole will serve as the event chairs of the third annual amfAR Inspiration Gala on April 5. Brazilian soccer legend Pelé and singer Fergie will each receive an amfAR Award of Inspiration at the event, held once again at the home of Dinho Diniz. Produced by Josh Wood Productions, the gala dinner will feature a fashion presentation and special performances by Dita Von Teese, samba musician Seu Jorge and musician and former Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil. The event is centered on a black-tie-and-athletic theme, with sponsors including Louis Vuitton, Hugo Boss and Iguatami São Paulo. The amfAR Inspiration series encompasses additional events in New York, Paris and Los Angeles and to date has raised more than $6 million for AIDS research.
February 21, 2013