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Spotlight Sessions April 8th 2010

As featured on Catch a Vibe: your guide to black culture and going out in London

On April 8th 2010, The Spotlight Sessions returns to London, taking over Vibe Live, upstairs from the mighty Vibe Bar on Brick Lane, holding a night to raise awareness and funds for The WAYout Project

The Line up of musical artists for the night is: Benin City , Shean Williams  Kelli-Leigh , Belle and Shuanise 

The event is hosted by DJ Su-Prize with music supplied by Nemo (Uniq Beat DJs)

You can view photos of previous Spotlight Events here: June 2009 | August 2009 | October 2009

About the WAYout Project:

WAYout is working in Sierra Leone providing educational and production facilities and resources, such as music studios, training in arts and media, and film facilities, providing opportunities to young people which will lead to their progression into music, film and other educational and employment opportunities.

Their current projects include Street to Street, supporting street youth to make video diaries of their lives to communicate with kids in the UK; the WAYout scholarships allowing disadvantaged children to gain scholarships to the country’s only music academy; and the WAYout creative hubs – a series of creative hubs with WAYout Macs set up to support young people to create music and film.

Their new fundraising appeal is ‘A Quid for the Kids’. They are asking for a minimum of £1 per fortnight (so actually 50p per week) – its small, but if all their readers donated this amount then they should be able to open their first centre by the end of this 2010!!

For information on how to set up a direct debit, email them here info@wayoutarts.org. or you can donate at the WAYout website http://wayoutarts.net/

Weblinks: WebsiteFacebook: MySpace: Twitter: YouTube: Movie:

 

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Music Is Life PR and WAYout would just like to say a big big BIG thank you to everyone that came down to the event, everyone who helped out with the promotion of the event and the guys at 333. We hope you enjoyed the night and all the artists that performed, as well as the WAYout film that was shown during the night.

 We will be back very very soon with another great event so please keep you eyes and ears open for more on that…

 In the meantime, please feel free to get in touch with us to give us feedback on what you loved / hated / wanted more of / less of or just to say HI!! You can even email us on mislife@gmail.com

 Below you will find loads and loads of links for the artists that performed, the WAYout Project webspaces as well as our own fanpage – hope that you join up, stay in touch and tell your friends about Music Is Life PR!!

 Again, thanks to all of you who came, and if you missed it, you missed OUT! 😉

Pictures and video to come soon, but for now, here are some links for you all to check!

 Belle http://www.myspace.com/bellerhythmbooze
Joker Starr http://www.myspace.com/jokerstarr
Madame Pepper http://www.myspace.com/therealmadamepepper
Jesse Gamage http://www.myspace.com/jessegamage 

Music Is Life PR www.myspace.com/musicislifepr / www.twitter.com/musicislifepr / http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=148767662766&ref=mf#/pages/Music-Is-Life-PR/105181977877

WAYout http://www.wayoutarts.net / WAYout movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M553I2IXZKU /

 The Furious (Itch FM / WAYout Project) put together a guest mix for DJ Edu, featuring some of the hottest artists in SL – and you can check it out here http://soundcloud.com/uniqbeat/thefurious-2007-01-27t12-49-41-08-00 And you can download it directly from here http://www.sendspace.com/file/f8e6th

 PHEW!!

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