‘Heroes’ Cast Teams Up With Autism Speaks For All-Star Benefit Concert

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Autism Speaks, the cast from NBC's "Heroes," the Band From TV and "Heroes" composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman have teamed up to increase autism awareness and help raise funds for autism research at the first ever Heroes for Autism fundraiser.

The one-night-only, star-studded concert event will take place on Sunday, April 19, 2009, at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Heroes for Autism will kick-off with a VIP cocktail reception and silent auction featuring art work designed and created by the cast and crew of "Heroes." Guests will then enjoy a concert performance by the Band From TV, featuring Greg Grunberg, Adrian Pasdar, James Denton, Jesse Spencer and Bob Guiney and a special performance by "Heroes" music composers Wendy & Lisa with an all-star band and surprise guests to headline the evening.

For more information on the event, visit: www.heroesforautism.com or www.autismspeaks.org/sponsoredevents

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