Tuesday, November 3, 2009

See filmmaker Spike Lee & help support the Council's Cardinal Manning Center (shelter)



See and hear Spike Lee, one of America's finest filmmakers, at the next ESPN 'Lunch with a Legend, November 24 at Morton's the Steakhouse, 735 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017-2562.

Various memorabilia items also will be raffled, with ALL proceeds benefiting the Council's Cardinal Manning Center (shelter) in Los Angeles' Skid Row.

Lee is well-known for his devotion to the New York Knicks of the NBA. Lee also incorporates something related to baseball in each of his movies. Examples include the New York Mets in Mo' Better Blues and Jungle Fever, Dwight Gooden and Roger Clemens in Do The Right Thing, Willie Mays and Roberto Clemente in Clockers, Reggie Jackson and the New York Yankees in Summer of Sam, and Jackie Robinson in Malcolm X.

For reservations and more information, please click on the Lunch with a Legend link, featuring Spike Lee's photo, on the right side of this blog.

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