The Psychiatric Education and Research Foundationis holding a musical educational event featuring a presentation by Dr. Richard Kogan.

Kogan will be exploring the impact of psychological factors and psychiatric illness on the creative output of George Gershwin with piano performances including “Rhapsody in Blue” at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church (1343 Ocean Park Blvd.).

The 2015 PER Advocate Award will be given to Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Edmund D. Edelman.

Registration begins at 7 p.m. and the program starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at www.perfoundation.org. $75 general admission, $25 for students. There will be light refreshments before and after program.

For more information, email Mindy Glazer at MGlazerPERCoord@aol.com.

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