We had the pleasure of interviewing Sammy Davis Jr.'s widow, Altovise, for our new television show Hollywood Marci, at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. Sammy, arguably the most talented performer ever, got his Star on the street he made famous - Las Vegas Boulevard. Altvoise related how proud she was when all the lights on the Strip were dimmed on the day of his funeral in 1990.

Platinum & Gold tickets are available at the MPAC box office and Silver tickets at www.ticketweb.com. A portion of the ticket price is tax-deductible and all net proceeds from the benefit will go directly to The Midnight Mission. For nearly a century The Midnight Mission has served the Los Angeles homeless population with empathy and respect and made available the necessities of life to the men, women and children of Skid Row, including: food, shelter, clothing, personal hygiene needs, counseling, educational and vocational training, and medical care.