2-Day Monroe Festival Set in Hollywood

"Hollywood Remembers Marilyn," a two-day commemoration of the life, achievements and legend of Marilyn Monroe, begins Sunday with a re-dedication of Monroe's Walk of Fame Star at 11:30 a.m. on Hollywood Boulevard, just east of Highland Avenue.

From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. there will be a costume, art, photo and artifacts exhibition and a Monroe (and Hollywood) collectibles sale Sunday and Monday, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. A Monroe look-alike contest will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the hotel.

On Monday, when Monroe would have been 66, there will be a birthday gala at 6 p.m., also at the hotel.

Information about the Monroe celebration, sponsored by the Hollywood Roosevelt in association with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce: (213) 466-7000, Ext. 8888.

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