(New York, New York - September 20, 2012) On Monday October 22nd Winner of America’s Next Top Model, Season 6, Dani Evans, and Ford Model/ Founder of Art in Motion, Monica Watkins, will host a concert at The Gramercy Theatre, 127 East 23rd Street in New York City, to benefit the children of Haiti via The Love and Serve Haiti Music Project; a collaboration between HAUP (Haitian Americans United for Progress), Pou Soley Leve, Kaya Luxury Events, Art in Motion, Dani Evans, Black Book Management, Free Integrated Media and Avery James Designs. A private cocktail reception featuring sponsors Reco Denim and Avery James Designs will precede the concert from 6:30-8:30pm. The concert from 9pm – midnight will feature DJ-GetLive, Ro James, Bridget Kelly and Wynter Gordon. Tickets are $20 for the concert and $100 for the VIP reception before, available via www.thegramercytheatre.com.
The program partners are passionate about enriching and empowering the lives of children living in poverty in Haiti. Through the Love and Serve Haiti Project, American and Haitian musicians will lead workshops that will teach and feed over 400 children in Haiti at the Pou Soley Leve Schools December 28th – 29th, 2012.
About HAUP (Haitian-Americans United for Progress): HAUP is a not-for-profit community based organization that helps low-income families and individuals to live healthy and productive lives. HAUP was initially founded in 1975 to promote the welfare of Haitian refugees and immigrants. Since its founding in 1975 it has broadened its cope and reach to meet the needs of all its constituents regardless of nationality, ethnic origin or background. www.haupinc.org
About Pou Soley Leve: ’For A Rising Sun’ is a Haitian Donation charity that seeks to promote child development and bring positive change in the lives of the people of Site Soley. www.pousoleilleve.org
About Kaya Luxury Events: K.A.Y.A. creates and produces events, such as Paradise Sensation, as a platform to bring awareness to its goals of enhancing social and academic enrichment.
About Art In Motion: A movement created by model/artist/
About Dani Evans: Danielle "Dani" Evans is an American fashion model and philanthropist. In May 2006, she won Cycle 6 of America's Next Top Model. Her prize was a contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics, a modeling contract with Ford Models and a photoshoot for Elle magazine. She has been featured in InStyle, Teen Vogue, Paper Magazine, O Magazine, Essence, Victoria Secret's Pink campaign, Converse, SAKS, Macy's and Garnier Fructis.
About Black Book Management: Black Book Management is a creative firm representing musicians and visual artists providing its clients with a liaison between their artistic vision and the business world. www.blakbookmedia.com
About Free Integrated Media: Keith White graduated Law School in 2001 and started as a Prosecutor in The District Attorney's Office. After leaving the DA's Office, White began working as Independent Counsel for A.R. Bernard, a city leader. White also started his own firm where we practiced Entertainment Law and his firm represented clients like Ron Artest, Shaquille O'Neal, F.E.D.S. Magazine, DJ Envy, Rockwilder, and others. In addition, Keith White has personally represented the New York Billy Graham Organization and Christian Cultural Center as well as worked with NYCHA, HPD and HUD to develop and build affordable housing for thousands of disadvantaged members of the New York City community. White has subsequently left the firm, stopped practicing law and started a management/consulting business Free Integrated Media. Free Integrated Media is the global brand manager for several artists, labels, and writers and is responsible for the writing or production on platinum and gold records from Jennifer Lopez, Mary J Blige, Beyonce, Ciara, Wynter Gordon, and others. www.freeintegratedmedia.com
About Reco Jeans NY: Reco Jeans is a sustainable denim company that specializes in a unique manufacturing process using renewable fibers. They start by collecting denim scraps from factory floors and hauling them off to a reprocessing facility where they seek out the strongest fibers to reweave them into fresh denim yardage. Reco Jeans production uses LESS water, LESS pesticides, and generates LESS landfill waste making their customers effortLESSly stylish. 30% of each sale on the night of the event will go towards the Love & Serve Haiti mission. www.recojeans.com
About Avery James Designs: Named after the founder’s son, Avery James Designs (AJD) LLC is a Brooklyn grassroots label that produces unisex accessories, which are designed with the modern gentlemen and the collegically chic women in mind. With the first 4 bag silhouettes set to debut in November 2012 AJD is offering a chance to pre-order on the night of October 22nd in which a generous portion of the each purchase will go towards the Love & Serve Haiti mission. www.averyjamesdesign.com
For more information on the pre-concert reception please contact Monica Watkins via Monica@ArtinMotionShow.com.
Interviews, pictures, and press tickets available upon request; please address inquiries to Ross@OpenlyUnconventional.com.