Events and Entertainment
Six-time Grammy Award-winning The Black Eyed Peas is committed to clean energy and promoting comprehensive climate legislation reform on its current tour. The Peas, who performed at Live Earth 07.07.07 in London, announced a partnership with three of our favorite green organizations: Green for All, Rethink, and the League of Conservation Voters.
We're excited to announce that The Parlotones, the highest-grossing rock band in South Africa, will perform live at the Dow Live Earth Run for Water Cape Town on April 18th!
“We are thrilled to be performing at the Dow Live Earth Run for Water in Cape Town and to lend our support to helping solve the global water crisis,” said Khan Morbee lead vocalist for The Parlotones. “As alumni of the Live Earth concerts in 2007, we are proud to be partnered again in another global event aimed at identifying solutions for critical environmental issues.”
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Live Earth, organizer of The Dow Live Earth Run for Water, today announced that Berlin has been selected as a host city – 60 cities and 40 countries are confirmed to host an event – with Bash Events and four.in.one selected to produce the Berlin event and Arche Nova identified as the NGO partner to receive funds raised in Germany. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water is a series of 6 km run/walks (the average distance many women and children walk every day to get water) that will culminate in a water education village taking place on April 18th to raise awareness and funds to help solve the global water crisis.
The Dow Live Earth Run for Water Bali was announced this week at the Culture and Tourism Department on Balairung.
Nearly 100 members of the media attended the hour-long press conference.
Registration for the Dow Live Earth Run for Water is now open in more than 180 cities around the world! Sign up to participate in a 6km run/walk on Sunday April 18th and be a part in the largest global water initiative in history. The Dow Live Earth Run for Water will take place over the course of 24 hours in countries around the world, featuring concerts and water education activities aimed at igniting a tipping point to help solve the water crisis.
Sign up now at http://liveearth.org/run or by clicking on any of the following cities:
The No. 1 ranked American marathon runner in 2009, a nine-time Olympic gold medalist and a professional athlete and fashion model are among the latest supporters teaming up with Live Earth in support of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water – the largest global water initiative in history aimed at helping solve the world water crisis.
Elite athletes Kara Goucher, Carl Lewis, and Jenny Fletcher have announced their participation in the April 18, 2010 events, which will feature a series of 6 km run/walks (the average distance many women and children walk every day to get water), concerts and water education activities taking place in countries around the world.
Since Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake on January 12, killing an estimated 200,000 people, all eyes have been focused on the reeling country and charitable donations exceeded ten million dollars within days of the disaster.
On January 22nd, the entertainment world came together for Hope for Haiti Now, star-studded fundraiser and telethon that was broadcast on all major networks (in the U.S.) and streamed across the internet including here at liveearth.org.
Jessica Biel, Lupe Fiasco, Isabel Lucas, Emile Hirsch, Santigold, Elizabeth Gore and Alexandra Cousteau were among the climbers joining Grammy-nominated musician and philanthropist Kenna for a Summit on the Summit at the top of Africa’s largest free standing mountain early this morning.
After six intense days of hiking and climbing, the group set out for their final trek at 1:30am local time and after nearly seven hours reached Mt. Kilimanjaro's Uhuru peak which generally has only a 75% success rate. Watch a video from day 5 of the climb below.