Russell Simmons Will Throw One Heck of an Art Party on Saturday

Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons, founders of the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, will celebrate their 12th annual ART FOR LIFE East Hampton benefit gala on Saturday, July 30th at Russell Simmons East Hampton estate.

And you will not believe how many celebrities have confirmed that they will attend. The event will honor Mary J. Blige,  Edward Norton, Tamara Mellon, Kimberly B. Davis and Oz Garcia. It will be hosted by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien and Star Jones will serve as the Rush Kids Auctioneer.

There will also be a “mentalist” there named Lior Suchard who is world reknowned, and there will be a performance by Jennifer Hudson. Gwyneth Paltrow, Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou will serve as Honorary Chairs.

All of the money raised at this event will support thousands of underserved New York children. Close to 800 industry leaders from the entertainment, arts, business and philanthropic communities attend the event each year.

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