Music is a unifying force that crosses cultural, age barriers and more. We encourage women to showcase their gifts as an opportunity to bring powerful change.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2012
In an effort to increase awareness of Breast Cancer and stress the importance of early detection and prevention, Next Weekend Productions has joined forces with the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (NABFEME) and Community Based Connections, Inc to present the “Save the Twinz”: Live PINK!™ - Women Who Jam! Benefit Concert on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. In search of the best local and national talent, a virtual casting is open for female singers, musicians and entertainers to showcase cutting edge, vibrant performances. By September 14, 2012, interested participants must submit one song or poem for consideration to suzzette(at)socialmediaforentertainers(dot)com. There is no submission fee.
Co-hosted by Local News 10 reporter Constance Jones and radio personality Tamara Gant, groundbreaking female artists and musicians in jazz, R&B, gospel, hip-hop, neo soul, soft rock and spoken word will be featured.
“We strive to present a benefit concert that brings hope and encouragement to the staggering breast cancer statistics. Florida ranks third in the nation for new cases of breast cancer. Collectively, we can change that,” says Belvit Jordan, event founder. “Music is a unifying force that crosses cultural, age barriers and more. We encourage women to showcase their gifts as an opportunity to bring powerful change.”
“We are delighted to once again partner with NABFEME and some extraordinary local and national artists to bring attention to this important cause,” said Andrea JohnBaptiste, event co-chair.
Tickets are $30. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward General Medical Center, which offers comprehensive healthcare, some of the most advanced technology for breast MRI and digital mammograms, and is the only Hospital in Florida to be awarded the Women Certified Seal of Approval, due to the staff’s certification in and commitment to women-friendly services.
Since 2006, Next Weekend Productions has provided quality community events and customized event planning services for private and non-profit organizations throughout Broward County.
NABFEME is a non-profit organization that promotes the entry, development and advancement of women of color in music and entertainment, and provides a wide range of opportunities for artistic exposure while creating the most favorable conditions for women to promote and market their creative energies.
Tickets to Save the Twinz: Live PINK!™ - Women Who Jam! are available through the Broward Center’s Auto Nation Box Office at 954-462-0222 or online at http://www.BrowardCenter.org. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.