NYC: Illuminate @ Yotel – September 18

 

On September 18th, NextAid and Solar Sister have joined forces to bring the brightest lights in technology, development and entertainment to celebrate the creation of economic opportunity for women and girls in East Africa. Giant Step has also partnered to bring the incredible night that is Illuminate, an energetic dance party and fundraiser that will light up the city at Yotel New York.

Come partake in amazing night filled with New York DJs, musicians, and spoken word poets, including Anane’ Vega with AmonDrum on percussion, Nickodemus with Nappy G of the infamous Turntables on the Hudson, DJ OBaH, and Mr. V with live performances by Candice Anitra and Wunmi.

Event Details
Illuminate
Sunday, September 18th
5pm-7pm – Reception & Tech4Development Marketplace**
7pm-10pm – Main Event (live performances at 7:30)
10pm-1am – After party

FOUR at YOTEL New York
570 Tenth Ave
New York, NY 10036

Purchase pre-saletickets!
Pre-sale: $20
Door: $30
Brighter ticket: $75
Brightest ticket: $250 (w/ solar goodies!)

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Announcing: YOTEL New York Weekender Series Inaugural Edition, Sat, 6/25 – Sun, 6/26

YOTEL New York is the largest NYC hotel opening in 2011. And Giant Step is welcoming the revolutionary hotel brand stateside with the YOTEL New York Weekender Series, taking place the last weekend of each month through November.

The weekenders will be a unique party experience in three parts; beginning Saturday evening with a late-night, world-class DJ event, continuing for a Latin themed Sunday brunch and closing the weekend right with an early evening sunset soiree.

Part One of the inaugural weekender kicks off Saturday, June 25th, at 10pm, with music by DJ Louie Vega and special performances by Anané (Nulu Music) and Josh Milan, of Blaze fame.

The next day, return for Part Two, a Sunday prix fix brunch of unlimited Latin-Asian small plates and free flowing cocktails at Dohyo for $35 per guest. DJ Bobbito Garcia will provide added Latin flavor, in between exclusive live sets from the legendary Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers. The perfect Sunday continues into evening with Part Three; the massively popular Libation Party, hosted by Manchildblack and Afro Mosaic Soul, and featuring a special sunset DJ set by Ian Friday.

RSVP is a MUST for Parts One and Three, and reservations are strongly recommended for Part Two – the Sunday Brunch. For Sunday Brunch reservations, please call 646-449-7790.

Day 1 RSVP + Info || Day 2 RSVP + Info

Giant Step Presents SVEDKA Sessions #3: An Evening With Diane Birch

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Giant Step presents the third installment of SVEDKA Vodka Sessions: an evening with singer/songwriter Diane Birch and special guest DJ Anané Vega for a not-to-be-missed showcase at Hudson Bar at Hudson.

SVEDKA Vodka Sessions, a concert series brought to you by Giant Step and SVEDKA, brings you the very best bands and emerging artists. The series has already featured Wale with DJ Mark Ronson at Private Park at Hudson Hotel in New York, as well as Peter Bjorn And John and DJ Jason Bentley at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood.

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