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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Support the NextAid Auction

 

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NextAid is an LA based nonprofit, which utilizes the power of music to “support sustainable development projects that serve vulnerable children, youth and women in Africa.” Learn more about the organization’s cause in the above video.

Currently, NextAid is hosting a fundraising auction to support their efforts. Giant Step has contributed a CD package to add to the pool of amazing offerings, including:

- VIP Experience 3 Day Passes to Electric Zoo
- Cruise for two on the Groove Cruise (Miami > Bahamas) on Jan 27-30 2012
- Admission to the SF MusicTech conference
- VIP tix to LovEvolution
- Show tickets and swag package from Bassnectar
- Admission for four plus a bottle services at Cielo NYC
- Dinner for four at LA’s hottest new nightspot Supperclub

Note that the auction ends in a week! Please offer your support prior to the close of the auction on August 31st.

Place your bid on the NextAid Auction Site

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NextAid’s World AIDS Day Campaign (WAD2010)

NextAid, a leading nonprofit organization that harnesses the power of music to support sustainable development projects that serve vulnerable children, youth and women in Africa, has announced its fourth annual World AIDS Day Campaign (WAD2010).

Beginning November 27, 2010, WAD2010 will kick off a multi-date campaign in cities across the world to raise funds and awareness for AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children, youth and women in Africa. Current cities include Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Cape Town, Detroit, Vancouver, and many more. Top dance music artists including Frankie Knuckles, Rocky Dawuni, Mark Farina, Osunlade, Stacey Pullen, Marques Wyatt, Ultra Nate’, Swayzak, and others are all participating in this year’s events. Information about NextAid and the WAD2010 events and related activities can be found at www.nextaid.org/wad2010.

Give Thanks! With DJ Nickodemus and Nappy G

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During these times of family gatherings and feasting, Giant Step along with Turntables on the Hudson want to wish you a happy holiday and ask you to join us in giving thanks for all that makes our lives beautiful!

On Friday Nov 27 at the Sullivan Room, DJ Nickodemus and Nappy G will be rocking the decks in a benefit event for NextAid, so come and dance that turkey induced lethargy off.

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