ArtBLINK Gala 2014

Artists will create spectacularworks of art in the blink of an eye during the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center's annualArtBLINK Gala 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in The Kirklin Clinic, 2000Sixth Ave. South.

{}Seventeen local artists will workwith a variety of media to create masterpieces in 90 minutes that can bepurchased during the silent auction.{}Funds from the Gala go toward theCancer Center's Fund for Excellence, which supports high-priority researchefforts whether for a specific project, launching young investigators incancer research careers or recruitment of new faculty members. A percentage ofthe funds raised will also support patient and family assistance efforts.

As one of Birmingham's premierevents, the elegant evening will also feature a cocktail dinner provided byKathy G. & Company and dancing to the sounds of The Rock Candy Band.Admission is $150 per individual and is available, along with additional information,via or205-934-0282. Dress is black-tie-optional. Valet and deck parking are availablefor guests.