ROJO is an annual fundraising event hosted by The Wall Las Memorias Project at the historic 1920s Art Deco inspired, Cicada Restaurant located in Downtown Los Angeles. The event features an evening of food tasting from eight of the finest restaurants and bakeries in Los Angeles, live musical entertainment from legendary and local musicians, and plenty of dancing. Proceeds from ROJO help fund programs and services carried out throughout the year by The Wall Las Memorias Project.
Special community heroes are also honored that night for their contribution to HIV and AIDS awareness. Past honorees include L.A. Dodger, Andre Ethier; TV News Anchor, Laura Diaz; Filmmaker and actor, Benjamin Bratt; the late television and stage actress, Lupe Ontiveros; and Director of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Division of HIV and STD Programs, Mario Perez.
For information about this year's ROJO event, click here.