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BILLABONG'S 4th ANNUAL "DESIGN FOR HUMANITY" with FISCHERSPOONER and KID SISTER

BILLABONG'S 4th ANNUAL "DESIGN FOR HUMANITY"
Fashion, Art and Music Celebrates with headliner FISCHERSPOONER and KID SISTER
To Benefit "Invisible Children" at Paramount Studios in Hollywood
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(Los Angeles, CA.  April 26th, 2010)   Billabong's 4th annual Design For Humanity benefit (www.designforhumanity.com),  to be held on Thursday, June 10th, 2010, is heading to a new location set in the heart of legendary NY streets on the back lot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood. This massive fashion-music-art block party will feature two concert stages, DJ dance parties, a runway fashion show showcasing one of a kind Billabong bikinis, a custom art gallery in partnership with the Carmichael Gallery, live art installations, Hit+Run live t-shirt screen printing, food trucks, a VIP street, and much more.
 
Legendary electroclash duo FISCHERSPOONER (www.fischerspooner.com) will be headlining this year's event for an unforgettable festival of light and sound performance. FISCHERSPOONER's fusion of music, dance, fashion, film and photography makes them a perfect collaborator for this year's event. Chi-town rapper Kid Sister (http://www.kidsistermusic.com/), who seamlessly fuses elements of electro pop, Hip-Hop, and ghetto house will also be taking the stage. DJ's Pase Rock (http://www.paserock.com/), Classixx (http://www.myspace.com/classixxmusic) and Them Jeans (http://www.myspace.com/djthemjeans) will be providing  jams throughout out the night.
 
100% of this year's ticket sales and proceeds from art show and product collaboration auction sales are being donated to Invisible Children (www.invisiblechildren.com), an organization raising awareness and funds for families affected by the long-standing war in Uganda, Africa. Invisible Children rebuilds schools devastated by war, benefiting over 8,400 Ugandan youth in the areas of water and sanitation, books and equipment, refurbishment of structures, teacher support, and technology and power.
 
This year's event is sponsored by Verizon Wireless and Samsung.

 

 EVENT FACTS
 
Date
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Location
Paramount Studios, NY streets Backlot, a 5-acre recreation of the eight distinct areas of the city - Brooklyn, Brownstone, Financial District, Greenwich Village, Lower East Side, SoHo, Upper East Side and Washington Square                           
 
Tickets
Ticket Price: $30 - $50, VIP $150
100% of proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit Invisible Children
Tickets on-sale May 12th - http://www.designforhumanity.com

Details
MUSIC: FISCHERSPOONER, KID SISTER - Headliners to perform a live concert. DJ's Pase Rock, Classixx, and Them Jeans will perform throughout the night before and after bands play.
FASHION: Billabong will feature a high profile catwalk fashion show of limited-edition  one of a kind Billabong bikinis and 2011 swimwear preview.
ART: Custom art gallery in partnership with the Carmichael Gallery, live art installations, Hit+Run live t-shirt screen printing

 

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