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Marger to perform at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner / Marger se presentará en el National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner

October 9, 2009

Marger to perform at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner

Venezuelan singer Marger has been chosen to perform various songs from her hit album “Como Te Digo” at the famous event on Saturday, October 17, 2009 in support of the LGBT community.

WHAT: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner

WHEN: Saturday, October 17, 2009, 6:30 PM – Midnight

WHERE: Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Avenue; Recognition Dinner guests receive a discounted rate of $229 per night by calling 800.458.8885 and asking for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force group rate.

WHO: Appearing on stage:

·      Rea Carey, Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

·      Steve Adkins, Executive Director, Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and 2009 Eddy McIntyre Community Service Award recipient

·      Lt. Dan Choi, West Point graduate, civil rights activist and 2009 National Leadership Award recipient

·      Reverend James Trapp, president and CEO of the Association of Unity Churches International and 2009 Humanitarian Award recipient

·      U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings from Florida’s 23rd Congressional district

·      Kimona, the enigmatic chanteuse accompanied by pianist, Joe Franco

·      Karen Brown, emcee

·         South Florida sensation, DJ Miik Martorell, will be getting the dance floor sizzling after the Dinner and Program

WHY: The Miami Recognition Dinner is THE premier gathering for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of South Florida.  The event honors LGBT people and their allies who have made a visible and positive impact on the fight for civil rights.  It also serves as a major fundraiser for LGBT organizations.  One-third of the net proceeds benefit the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the country’s oldest national organization dedicated to securing equality for LGBT people and the producer of the Recognition Dinner.  The Task Force donates the remaining two-thirds of the proceeds to the Dade Community Foundation’s GLBT Community Projects Fund, which re-grants the money to local organizations serving the LGBT community.

Additional information is available at www.theTaskForce.org/miami or by contacting Michael Bath, Special Events Manager for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, at 305.576.5010 or mbath@theTaskForce.org.

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Marger se presentará en el National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner

La cantante Venezolana Marger ha sido escogida para interpretar varias canciones de su exitoso álbum “Como Te Digo” en el famoso evento el próximo Sábado 17 de Octubre de 2009 en apoyo a la comunidad LGBT.

QUE: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s 13th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner

CUANDO: Sábado, 17 de Octubre de 2009, 6:30 PM – 12 AM

DONDE: Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Avenue; Los invitados del Recognition Dinner   recibirán una tarifa especial de $229 la noche llamando al 800.458.8885 y mencionando la tarifa del grupo National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

QUIEN: Presentaciones:

·      Rea Carey, Director Ejecutivo, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

·      Steve Adkins, Director Ejecutivo, Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce ganador del Premio Eddy McIntyre Community Service 2009

·      Lt. Dan Choi, graduado de West Point, activista de derechos civiles y ganador del Premio National Leadership 2009

·      Reverend James Trapp, presidente y CEO de la Association of Unity Churches International y ganador del Humanitarian Award 2009

·      Miembro de La Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos Alcee L. Hastings del Distrito Electoral #23 de Florida

·      Kimona, la enigmática cantante acompañada por el pianista Joe Franco

·      Karen Brown, Anfitrión

·         La sensación del Sur de la Florida, DJ Miik Martorell, estará tocando en la pista de baile después de la cena.

POR QUE: Miami Recognition Dinner es la principal reunión de la comunidad gay, lesbiana, bisexual y transgénero (GLBT) en el Sur de la Florida. El evento honora a la comunidad GLBT y sus aliados quienes han logrado un visible y positivo impacto en la lucha por los derechos civiles. También ayuda a recaudar fondos para organizaciones GLBT. Un tercio del total recaudado beneficia al National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, la mas antigua organización Nacional dedicada a defender la igualdad de la comunidad GLBT y productora del Recognition Dinner. El resto de los fondos son donados al Dade Community Foundation’s GLBT Community Projects Fund, que a su vez re-distribuye el dinero a organizaciones locales que apoyan a la comunidad GLBT.

Informacion adicional disponible en www.theTaskForce.org/miami o contactando a Michael Bath, Manager de Eventos Especiales para el National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, 305.576.5010 o mbath@theTaskForce.org.

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India to perform at Divers/Cité LGBT Festival in Montreal

July 30, 2009

India to perform at Divers/Cité LGBT Festival in Montreal

Divers/Cité is a LGBT event whose mission is to present and promote arts and music illustrating and celebrating the value of diversity in a spirit of sharing, solidarity and openness with the world. 17 years of constant growth and expansion has established Divers/Cité as an internationally recognized festival with a loyal following.

Most of our events are outdoors and free. Our programming follows set themes covering a wide range of artistic tendencies that appeal to widely varying audiences. Divers/Cité proudly showcases: modern dance, blues, jazz, pop, Latin, rock, world, funk, ambient, techno and electronic music concerts, drag queen performances, an outdoor film screening and a photo exhibition. The 2009 edition – from July 26th to August 2nd – will offer more than 55 hours of free outdoor performances over seven consecutive days. Divers/Cité boasts the longest running, free outdoor programming of any LGBT event in the world.

Latin superstar India has recently performed in numerous festivals in Italy , Ecuador , Canada , the UK and the US including the Miami Beach LGBT Pride and Viva La Musica. This upcoming Sunday, August 2nd she will be performing at LE GRAND BAL stage in Montreal ’s biggest LGBT event.

Go to www.grandaent.com to find out more!

Upcoming performances:

July 23rd Rome , Italy

July 24th Verona , Italy

July 25th Milan , Italy

July 26th Zurich , Switzerland

August 2nd Divers/ Cité Festival @ Montreal , QC Canada