Join The GREATER L.A. CHAPTER of the USNC for UN WOMEN and V-Day on 02.14.13 in a global strike to demand an end to violence.
LA RISING FOR WOMEN
Tickets can be purchased at http://larising-es2003.eventbrite.com/?rank=1
LIVE DJ, Dance Crew, Special V-DAY Drinks, Menu, Photobooth, Body Painting, Raffle/Silent Auction tonight which will include these great items:1. Pella Professional Organizing Package (value $150) 2. Step Shoes! ($100 gift certificate) 3. Vital Hemp (clothing item) 4. Whole Foods Santa Monica (2 items = Spa + Body packages value $250) 5. beingwellbody.com Complimentary Initial Holistic Session including Acupuncture consultation and treatment & nutrition assessment (valued at $155.00) 6. Vision Fitness & Wellness ($250) 7. MS magazines for all!Electrifying Live Performances.
Andrea is so excited to be part of OneBillionRising as the MC for LA Rising! She is a producer, writer and performer with a focus on creating content that entertains, inspires and connects women. Past projects have included the web talk show What Would Men Say? and the one woman show From Seven Layers to a Bikini Top in Less Than Five Hours. Current projects include producing the documentary Le Chiffon, a comedic look at periods, tampons and everything involved with that lovely time of the month as well as producing a video for The Empowher Institute, a nonprofit that provides education support for inner city girls in Los Angeles. Andrea has also worked at The Simpsons, New Line Cinema, Oprah Magazine and other super awesome entertainment companies. You can learn more about Andrea at http://www.andreaschell.com or check out http://shessogreat.com a site where women celebrate women from history, yes. history!
A Kurdish-American writer, spoken-word artist, published poet and columnist who uses poetry and spoken word as a creative response to the atrocities in the world.
DJ Amara, an international DJ well known in the LGBT community has been a long time supporter of women empowerment movements. She volunteers her time to DJ and work events such as The Vagina Monologues, and the Asian Pacific Women's Center, a nonprofit dedicated to providing a safe haven and support services for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence. https://www.facebook.com/DjAmaraFanPage
DJ Nova Jade
Tera "Nova Jade" Greene is an award-winning DJ and film producer, as well as a published writer and poet. She has helped to organize 3-day women's workshop festivals and recently spoke on a panel about "Feminism" in today's society at UCLA. Though growing up she lacked women role models, even a mother's presence in the home, she feels it is important to empower women to stand firmly in their identities and create their own HerStory. http://dj.beatport.com/djnovajade
Erica Gimpel first received international acclaim for her performance as Coco Hernandez on the hit TV series 'Fame'. Since then, Erica has gone on to star in award-winning TV shows including NIKITA, CRIMINAL MINDS, GREYS ANATOMY, HOUSE, ER, VERONICA MARS and most recently TRUE BLOOD. Another of Ericas roles is as a gifted singer/songwriter. Her riveting live debut CD, 'Spread Your Wings And Fly' has quickly become one of CDBABYS top albums in the Jazz/Pop genre. Ericas song 'Spread Your Wings And Fly' (her anthem to women) is featured in the soon to be released indie film 'Hill and Gully'. http://www.ericagimpelmedia.com
An accomplished dancer with a repertoire in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and even the mystic moves of Salsa, Tango and the Waltz. She is also a writer with her first memoir coming out in 2013 describing the story of a young woman and her struggle to overcome sexual abuse. She is a dedicated advocate for women's rights and women empowerment, making it an essential part of her life.http://www.isabellagrosso.com/
Katie is the creator and co-writer of "Broad Comedy," and a musical comedian. She and Broad Comedy have performed internationally, including 3-month smash successes in Los Angeles and Boston, as well as at Carolines On Broadway, Americas #1 Comedy Club in Times Square, and at the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Festival where Broad Comedy won the Pick of the Fringe, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, where they were voted top ten comedy picks by The Fringe Review. She is a blogger for The Huffington Post, and has contributed to O, The Oprah Magazine, and is the author of Improvisation For The Spirit: Live A Creative, Spontaneous, and Courageous Life Using the Tools of Improv Comedy. Her solo show of political and personal satire is currently up at the infamous Joes Pub at The Public Theatre in NYC on a monthly basis. You can see her music videos, subscribe to her podcast, and find out her touring schedule at http://katiegoodman.com
is a 10-piece ensemble that fuses pop, jazz and electronic music with modern and ancient wisdom. Featuring conservatory-trained members who have performed with world-class artists, theKI combines beautiful instrumental arrangements with digital grooves to create movement, dance, and transformative moments of inner reflection. Roxie Sakura, lead singer and member of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter USNC for UN Women, is dedicated to shining light on some of the darkest injustices and inner struggles still facing women today. http://www.theki.me
Ladyfox is Michelle Ann Owens, an LA-based vocalist, songwriter and performer. Her music/vocals have been on numerous tv shows such as CSI: Miami, The Apprentice, Jersey Shore, America's Next Top Model and many more. http://www.ladyfoxmusic.com
Sherryce & Kelly
Billboard DJ/Singer/Producer Kelly Divan & Chart topping EDM music artist Sherryce are making their debut as power house DJ/Vocal duo. 'We make a stand to empower women around the world to live their best lives.' Scheduled for their first collaborative release they are excited to perform at LA Rising for Women. www.Sherryce.com http://kellydivan.com/
The Tribal Dance Jam Collective
Tribal Dance Jam Collective, a community of dancers from the Southern California area, perform tribal style which embodies everything from folkloric-inspired dances to fusion of ancient dance from North India, the Middle East and Africa. Dancers interact with each other while improvising a simple movement vocabulary with the same stylization among all members. http://www.tribaldancejam.com
A Window Between Worlds (AWBW), founded in 1991, is the only national non-profit dedicated to using art to end domestic violence. I CAN WE CAN is AWBW'S newest community art project where everyone can lend a hand, literally, to help end abuse. Professional body painters from A Window Between Worlds will transform your reasons for rising into body art. Join with us and create art on your hands as a symbol of solidarity, a commitment that you will do what you can to help end domestic violence and sexual assault. http://icanwecan.awbw.org
The Joint (Los Angeles, CA)
8771 West Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
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