An Evening with Women was reinvented by Linda Perry in 2009 and produced by Brent Bolthouse. The annual event has featured world-renowned talent including live performances by Christina Aguilera, Cyndi Lauper, Heart, P!nk, Joan Jett, Ozzy Osbourne, Courtney Love, Camp Freddy, Cat Power, Juliette Lewis, Kat Von D, Aimee Mann, Wanda Sykes, Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, Linda Perry, Evan Rachel Wood, Rumer Willis, 4Non Blondes, Margaret Cho, Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, and Gina Gershon along with honoring community leaders including Ellen DeGeneres, Sharon Stone, Renee Zellweger, Billie Jean King, Melissa Etheridge, k.d. lang, Lily Tomlin, The Fosters’ Sherri Saum and Teri Polo and more.
Music superstars No Doubt and Sia both performed intimate acoustic sets and Emmy® Award-winning actress and comedian Sarah Silverman performed a stand-up routine at the annual An Evening with Women celebration on Saturday, May 16 at the Hollywood Palladium.
The event has raised over $4.65 million dollars since 2002 for the vital services the Los Angeles LGBT Center provides to underserved seniors, women and girls, including the homeless youth currently surviving on the streets of Los Angeles.