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Rock the Block

| April 20, 2012 | Parties

THE PARTY A star-studded street party and charity concert, held at the John Varvatos WeHo boutique and in a tented corner of Melrose and Robertson THE PLAYERS Host John Varvatos, honorary co-chairs Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow, emcee Bill Bellamy, Stuart House founder and Director Gail Abarbanel, guests ZoĆ« Saldana, Emmy Rossum, Adam Shankman, David Spade, Ian Somerhalder, David Schwimmer, Bryan Cranston, Cindy Crawford, Rande Gerber THE HIGHLIGHTS More than 1,500 attendees gathered for an afternoon of shopping, auctions, food trucks and children’s activities to benefit Stuart House, the UCLA Rape Treatment Center’s program for sexually abused children. The biggest draw of the day was a crowd-pleasing solo performance by Grammy-winning artist Dave Matthews. An appearance by American Idol’s Steven Tyler, who posed for photos with eager fans, came in second. THE NUMBERS The sold-out affair raised $700,000, the largest sum obtained in the event’s history. Photos courtesy of Getty Images for John Varvatos


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