Justin Blau, the superstar producer and DJ known as 3LAU, has just released Dance Floor Filth 4, his fifth album in five years. Featuring a mashup of material from the likes of Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Incubus, and others, this newest installment in his Dance Floor Filth compilation series can best be characterized as diverse and eclectic. It has something for everyone, with seven mixes/edits ranging from progressive to deep.
The critically-acclaimed artist has also made an impact in the world outside of music. DFF4, released in honor of the second school he's helped build, stands as testament to this. 3LAU has worked vigorously with the non-profit organization Pencils of Promise to promote progress in education in the developing world.
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year, Kate Moss and Stella McCartney have teamed up to support the cause. With the beautiful Moss as the face of the campaign, McCartney proves charity is sexy with a line of eye-popping, fashionable, all-pink lingerie. Priced within a reasonable $40 to $80, all proceeds will be going to a new mammography suite at the Linda McCartney Centre.
The British designer’s mother, Linda McCartney, passed away from breast cancer at the age of 56, the impetus for McCartney’s steadfast will to raise awareness for the cause.
Want to make a difference and dance the night away? Communities in Schools of Miami has a fun way to help. For $30, guests will enjoy a night of Latin-funk fusion sounds by one of Miami’s own. The organization has tapped Miami New Times “Best Latin Band” ‘Sueñalo’ to headline the charity’s concert at Ball & Chain ( 1513 SW 8th St.) Guests will also sip on complimentary cocktails as proceeds are set to directly benefit CIS’ mentoring, tutoring, career counseling, after school, and summer programs throughout Miami Dade County. The Ball will take place on Thursday, October 9th, at 6pm to 9pm.
1.) If you love wine and want to donate to breast cancer research, this is the product for you! This year, a portion of the sales from Rabbit’s Original Corkscrew ($50) in Pink will be donated to Breast Cancer Research. The product features an automatic cork release, it pulls a cork in 3 seconds flat, it works on all bottle sizes and cork types, and there is a foil cutter and extra spiral included. Get your drink on and purchase one of these not only to donate to breast cancer research but to make your life a bit easier as well!
The Movement, which opened in May of this year, is taking Flatiron by storm with its innovative ideas about fitness and charity. When you decide to take one of the various body strengthening classes at The Movement, remember that you aren't just taking care of yourself, but you're helping anyone struggling with a brain tumor. The Movement donates $1 for each person in each of their classes to The National Brain Tumor Society, which is hard at work as well researching brain tumors and looking for a cure.
Love golf? Love food? Love supporting the fight against breast cancer? Then this charity event is for you. On Tuesday, September 23rd, Cristie Kerr, 16-time LPGA champion, and Suzanne Pride Bryan of Pride Mountain Vinyards will be hosting a delicious dinner you won’t want to miss. The dinner will be held at Strip House Midtown to benefit Birdies for Breast Cancer, a nonprofit organization that focuses its efforts on breast health awareness and raising money for breast cancer research. Since its start, Birdies for Breast Cancer, has raised over $3 million dollars.
On Friday, September 5th head over to Wall Miami Beach (2201 Collins Ave.) at 10pm for the Bike for a Cause event, which will be hosted by celebrity designer Kiki Haman. DJ's Skratchy and Liv It Up will be providing hot tunes as exciting raffles take place with all profits going to I Love My Human. It is an event not to be missed!
Last night we were one in the captivated crowd for the Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game that took place at Barclays center in Brooklyn. Presented by CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano, along with Roc Nation Sports, the event was held to aid Sabathia’s PitCCh In Foundation, as well as Cano’s RC22 Foundation, which both seek to boost opportunities for undeserved youth in such areas as education, wellness and fitness.
Join Stage Left Studio as they host the Trades of Hope fundraiser on Monday, August 25th starting at 6pm. Help women out of poverty by buying their beautiful fair trade (which ensures that the women receive fair compensation for their work), quality, handmade products from around the world!
They make wonderful gifts for graduations, birthdays, teacher gifts, hostess gifts ~ something a little different than flowers or a bottle of wine, or just a little something special for you.
As a gift they are unique and beautiful and they give twice – both to your recipient and to the artisans who are helped through your purchase!
In case you have taken residency under a boulder, the latest social media fad involves dumping a bucket of ice water over your head, and then nominating others to follw suit. Seriously. As silly as it may sound, the premise behind it promotes a very good cause—raising awareness for serious disease that may have otherwise been bypassed.
“Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.” The ALS Association has begun the Ice Bucket Challenge, which dares people to either pour a bucket of ice water over their head, or donate. Many people have opted to do both. This promotes awareness while also earning money for research. Donations are at an all-time high and awareness is exponential.