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Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

Leonard Nimoy, iconically known as “Spock” from Star Trek, and his wife, Susan Nimoy, have been longtime supporters of the performing arts at UCLA, supporting diverse organizations such as the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, the Hammer Museum, and UCLA’s Artist Fellow Programs. Nimoy was set to attend an artist talk with the executive direct of the Center for the Art of Performance, Kristy Edmunds, on April 10th. Unfortunately, he passed away Friday, February 27th at the age of 83.


As a supporter of the performing arts at UCLA, he will surely hold a special place on our campus. Refunds for the April 10th event are available, though ticket holders also have the option of contributing their ticket expenses to CAP UCLA’s Artist-in-Residence program in Nimoy’s name. 


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