Showing posts with label benefits. Show all posts
Showing posts with label benefits. Show all posts

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Doug E. Fresh highlights Day 2 of the F*ck Cancer! Benefit for Kid Lucky on Avenue C

Today is Day 2 of the F*ck Cancer! Benefit for Kid Lucky at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space/C-Squat

Per the Facebook invite:

An originator of the art of beatrhyming, musician and activist Kid Lucky will be supported by a community of musicians and deejays in his fight against cancer in a full slate of musical performances September 29 and 30. Suggested donation $20 per person.

The photo above has a list of today's performances, including Human Beat Box Doug E. Fresh, expected on around 7:15 tonight.

The benefit is at MoRUS/C-Squat, 155 Avenue C between Ninth Street and 10th Street.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

About the 'Love Saves the East Village' benefit concert on Saturday

La Palapa is hosting a daylong benefit concert Saturday for the victims of the Second Avenue explosion.

Here are a few details via the benefit's Facebook event page

There is a $25 donation at the door (kids get in free). All money collected at the door and from the cash bar will go to Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES), which has aided displaced residents in the explosion's relief efforts, The Mayor's Fund for the East Village Collapse and individual tenant funds.

The music starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Here's the lineup:

11 a.m. — Willie Vargas
11:45 a.m. – The Go-Kartel featuring Scary Slumber Party 9
12:30 p.m. – Akie Bermiss
1:15 p.m. – Ivan Julian
2 p.m. – Carrie Ashley Hill
2:45 p.m. – Alyson & Tony
2:55 p.m. – Jeffrey Lewis
3:30 p.m. – Laura Cantrell
4:15 p.m. – Steve Shiffman & The Land Of No
5 p.m. – Tigers and Monkeys
5:45 p.m. – Felice Rosser & Faith NY
6:30 p.m. – Steve Almaas & The Crackers

Find more info here.

La Palapa is at 77 St. Mark's Place between First Avenue and Second Avenue.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Bingo-ween tonight at ABC No Rio

From the good people at ABC No Rio:

Books Through Bars Annual Bingo Fundraiser

[Bingo + Halloween = BINGO-WEEN]

WHEN: Tonight @ 7pm
WHERE: ABC No Rio. 156 Rivington St. Lower East Side

Featuring SISTER LOUD MELISSA and D.J. “No Flag” D. Powell

Join Books Through Bars for our annual Bingo Fundraiser!

Books Through Bars provides free reading materials to people incarcerated across America — we're an all-volunteer collective housed in borrowed space, meaning our only overhead costs are postage and packing materials.

Prizes include: $100 tattoo from NY Adorned, IFC year-long membership, magnificent meals at Pure Food & Wine and Caravan of Dreams, sex toys from Babeland!, accordion serenade, membership at Anthology Film Archives, massage, knitted goods, Film Aficionado membership at BAM, Film Forum membership, good eats from Foodswings, tickets to the Rubin Museum, graphic novel package, and more! Costumes encouraged.

Free entry; $1 per card to play. Beverages will be available.

ALL PROCEEDS used to buy postage to send free books to prisoners.
For more info , please visit Books Through Bars

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Books Through Bars is out of money, so....

From the good people at ABC No Rio:

Books Through Bars Bingo

Books Through Bars is out of money, so we're playing cheap/fun/awesome Bingo to pay for postage and keep sending packages full of books to folks incarcerated in America's broken prison system.

It's free to get in, cheap ($1!) to play, and we'll have beer from the Brooklyn Brewery for sale. Plus you'll be playing for totally rad prizes from places like:

NY Adorned Tattoo Shop, Bluestockings Bookstore, Le Poisson Rouge, St. Marks Bookshop, NYC Hall of Science, the Angelika, IFC Film Center, the Beehive Collective and much more.

Dope beats from DJ No Flag, color commentary from the loudest nun you know — basically, you should be there:

Books Through Bars Bingo
ABC No Rio (156 Rivington St), Friday Nov. 6th at 8pm

Read more about the program here.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Benefit Thursday night for Eric "Taz" Pagan's family

The folks at Destination passed along this information...

Tomorrow night, the 3rd Annual Lesser Known Characters Circle Up fundraiser ... "Come on by to find new music, win raffle prizes, and most important let these young adults that they still have tons of love and support."

Seth Weinstein
Josh Weinstein of decibel.
Ali Eskandarian
Jodie Manross
Harold Barnard

Thursday, Sept. 17
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
113 Ludlow St. (between Rivington and Delancey)

Info. via Facebook.