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Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld surprise David Lynch Foundation comedy benefit

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6 July 2012

An all-star lineup of comedians honored legendary talent manager and producer George Shapiro with the David Lynch Foundation's first annual ''Lifetime of Bliss Award'' during DLF's Night of Comedy, which was held in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 30. The gala was a benefit to support teaching the Transcendental Meditation® technique to veterans with PTSD, at-risk students, and abused women and girls.

Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, honoree George Shapiro, Russell Brand, and David Lynch at the 'Night of Comedy' tribute to Mr. Shapiro, hosted by the David Lynch Foundation in Los Angeles June 30.

The tribute to Shapiro, 80, a beloved figure in the entertainment industry and a 30-year TM meditator, featured stand-up routines by Russell Brand, Sarah Silverman, and Garry Shandling with surprise appearances by Jerry Seinfeld (George has been Seinfeld's manager for over 30 years) and longtime friend Jay Leno. The comedy benefit drew substantial press coverage for the Foundation, including articles in Variety and the Los Angeles Times.

DLF online 'celebrity adventures' auction closes July 12

In other David Lynch Foundation news: Review your screenplay with David Lynch . . . meet Jerry Seinfeld or Ringo Starr backstage after a show . . . attend a private yoga class with Russell Simmons . . . take a guitar lesson with a Grammy-winning musician . . . . These 'dream come true' experiences and many more—and the opportunity to help provide Transcendental Meditation to people in need—are available through DLF's online auction, which closes July 12. All proceeds support the good works of the David Lynch Foundation.

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© Copyright 2012 David Lynch Foundation

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