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Macklemore To Be Honored At 2019 MusiCares Concert For Recovery Presented By Amazon Music

BENEFIT TO SUPPORT MUSICARES®‘ ADDICTION RECOVERY PROGRAMS WILL FEATURE JOEL MCHALE AS HOST AT THE NOVO AT L.A. LIVE ON MAY 16 SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 13, 2019) — MusiCares®, an affiliated charity of the Recording Academy™, announced today that the 2019 MusiCares Concert For Recovery will honor multi-GRAMMY® winner Macklemore on Thursday, May 16 at The Novo at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Macklemore will receive the Stevie Ray…

Steven Tyler’s GRAMMY Awards® Viewing Party to benefit Janie’s Fund at Raleigh Studios Hollywood

Iconic music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler celebrated his second annual GRAMMY Awards® Viewing Party to benefit Janie’s Fund with over 500 friends and supporters including Sharon Stone, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Alice Cooper, and more at Raleigh Studios Hollywood. Hosted by Jane Lynch, the exclusive gala featured a live viewing of the 61st Annual…

Interview with Caragan Olles, the Creator Of Bright Young Dyslexics, and the 2018 World of Children Youth Award Honoree!!

Interview with Caragan Olles, an extraordinary high school student making a real impact on other kids of all ages with dyslexia. She is the creator/founder of Bright Young Dyslexics, and the 2018 World of Children Youth Award Honoree!! More info here: https://worldofchildren.org/honoree/caragan-olles/  But first, Q&A! Joanna:  Last year your own math teacher mocked dyslexia in front…

2018 WORLD OF CHILDREN AWARDS CEREMONY & BENEFIT CELEBRATED HEROES FOR CHILDREN

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 01: Anta Mbow, Caragan Olles, Kay Isaacson Leibowitz, Sandy Kemper, Ehsan Mehrangais, Harry leibowitz and Phyllis Keino attend the 2018 World of Children Awards Ceremony and Benefit Honoring Heroes for Children on November 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for World Of Children Awards) Annual…

Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, AT&T and Fresh Films Launch the AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab for Teen Girls

AT&T and REESE WITHERSPOON’S HELLO SUNSHINE TO GIVE GIRLS A CHANCE TO LEARN FILMMAKING THIS SUMMER THROUGH COLLABORATION WITH FRESH FILMS  20 teen girls will spend a week this summer in Los Angeles gaining hands-on experience creating a TV show MAY 8, 2018 – LOS ANGELES –  Though women make up 50% of moviegoers, they represent…

Little Village Foundation Releases Seven New Albums Featuring California’s Foremost Underground Artists

“Nonprofit helps worthy California musicians get wide attention.” –San Francisco Chronicle “[Little Village] label boasts some of the best musicians you’ve never heard of.” –San Jose Mercury News Santa Ynez, CA — Monday, May 7, 2018 — Now in its third year of nationally releasing critically-acclaimed recordings by California’s leading underground artists, nonprofit record label…

Sundance Institute Announces 2018 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows

Sundance Institute Announces 2018 New Frontier Story Lab Fellows Groundbreaking Group of Emerging Media Creatives Convene to Push the Boundaries of Storytelling and Technology Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute announces the six projects selected for the annual New Frontier Story Lab, which supports independent artists working at the cutting-edge convergence of film, art, media, live performance…

The Playing For Change Foundation & International Jazz Day Announce Long-Term Partnership

The Playing For Change Foundation & International Jazz Day Announce Long-Term Partnership; Joint Venture Kicks Off on International Jazz Day, April 30 WASHINGTON, DC, April 27, 2018 – The Playing For Change Foundation is joining with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) International Jazz Day to announce a long-term partnership involving mutually beneficial programs and events. The partnership…

Academy Announces 2018-19 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients

Additional Support Awarded to Film Archives Impacted by Natural Disasters: Cinemateca de Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria and Archivo de Imagenes en Movimiento LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants. In addition to the 51 FilmCraft and FilmWatch…

DANAI GURIRA, PHOEBE ROBINSON & MANISH DAYAL Honored at Reel Works Benefit Gala 2018 | Tuesday April 10 at Capitale NYC

REEL WORKS BENEFIT GALA HONORS CHAMPIONS OF DIVERSITY DANAI GURIRA, PHOEBE ROBINSON AND MANISH DAYAL AT NYC CEREMONY Wednesday April 11, New York, NY—Reel Works celebrated “Champions of Diversity” Danai Gurira, Phoebe Robinson and Manish Dayal last night in New York City at their annual Reel Works Benefit Gala. At an awards ceremony at Capitale,…

Artists, Writers, Filmmakers Among Sundance Institute’s 2017 Art of Nonfiction Fellows and Grantees

Third Cohort of Independent Storytellers Advance Documentary Form via Innovative Approaches New This Year: Nonfiction Critics Fellowship, Fostering New Writing on Documentary Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute’s Art of Nonfiction Initiative welcomes four Fellows and five Grantees, as well as three Nonfiction Critics Fellows, in its third year of granting key creative and financial support…

8th Annual Movies By Kids Screening and Awards Show

8th annual Movies By Kids screening and awards show was held on November 4th, 2017 and was hosted by Ty Burrell of ABC’s Modern Family. Movies By Kids is a non-profit organization who gives underserved youth in the foster care system the opportunity to create their own short films through donated resources and mentorship training. This event gives the kids…

FCANCER ANNOUNCES HOLLYWOOD EVENT AT CREATE NIGHTCLUB WITH DJ KAP SLAP AND BRAVO TV PERSONALITY JAX TAYLOR

OCTOBER 25, 2017, NEW YORK, NY – FCancer, a 501(c)3 registered charity that provides prevention, early detection, and support to those affected by cancer, is set to host its next event on November 17th at Create Nightclub in Los Angeles, California with DJ and Producer Kap Slap and Bravo TV personality Jax Taylor. Since 2015,…

Q&A Interview With Jackie Branfield: Founder and Director of Operation Bobbi Bear

Q&A Interview With Jackie Branfield: Founder and Director of Operation Bobbi Bear. Operation Bobbi Bear is rebuilding the justice system for children in South Africa who have been abused so they can gain access to treatment, recovery, and care. Operation Bobbi Bear acts as a filter between police and children who have been assaulted. Children who…

Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) hosts its 11th Anniversary Benefit Gala

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A Musical Benefit Honoring Actor and Musician Ed Helms and Veteran Teacher Richard Meyer LOS ANGELES – November 17, 2016, – Sunday, December 4, 2016 will be a note-worthy evening as Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) hosts its 11th Anniversary Benefit Gala. Supporters from the music and film community will gather to honor Actor, Comedian and Bluegrass…

FCancer LA raised $50k for FCancer programs! Martin Garrix, Scooter Braun and More Attended

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Last night, FCancer, a cutting edge non-profit organization dedicated to early detection, prevention and providing support to those affected by cancer, hosted FCancer LA #FCELA at Exchange Nightclub in Downtown Los Angeles. The party sponsored by Moose Knuckles, featured music by internationally-acclaimed dance music superstar Martin Garrix. Proceeds from the event benefitted FCancer programs. Additionally,…

Hacker.Fund – NonProfit Teaching High Schoolers How To Code via Hackathons!

Sunday – December 21, 2014 – The Boyle Heights community will be experiencing its first local high school hackathon, gathering 100 students from Roosevelt High School and neighboring LAUSD schools at the Salesian Family Youth Center in Los Angeles for 24 hours of innovation education. The event, titled Code:Roosevelt, will feature workshops that focus around…