Duran Duran Members Collaborate With Road Recovery To Raise Money For At-Risk Youth
Road Recovery is an organization dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities. It provides teens with mentorships and real-life opportunities to team up with famous musicians and actors to present live-concert events and recording projects. In past projects, teens have teamed up with actor and comedian, Denis Leary, Metallica's James Hetfield, and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. The most recent collaboration was with 80's supergroup Duran Duran's John Taylor & Roger Taylor and Road Recovery's youth, who have created a song titled "No Rewind".
Road to Recovery With Actor And Comedian Denis Leary
Actor, author, comedian and voice-over extraordinaire, Denis Leary has gotten involved with the organization to help change lives.
Metallica's James Hetfield on How Music Saved his Life
Road Recovery supporter James Hetfield of Metallica sits down to discuss a variety of issues and overcoming adversities like shame and doing things he isn't proud of. Music has saved his life by giving him an outlet to write, express himself, and come to terms with is past.
Slash Helps At Risk Teens Find Their "Road To Recovery"
Slash, formerly a member of Guns N' Roses, talks about how the programs at Road Recovery help teens 'get out of a funk.' Whatever their situation, music and performing can help teens overcome addiction and adversity.
Hear Duran Duran Duo's 'No Rewind,' Penned by At-Risk Youth Band
Duran Duran's John Taylor and Roger Taylor have shared a new track titled "No Rewind," which the duo created in collaboration with at-risk youth. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-duran-duran-duos-no-rewind-penned-by-at-risk-youth-w451294
TV personality and mother of 2, Marysol Castro shares stories that highlight the good in the world! This week Marysol shares feel-good stories including a ball pit that has its community smiling and a deserving lunch lady who gets an unbelievable surprise, as well as a couple other unexpecting stories that you have to see to believe! Watch the full video now at www.onlygood.tv!
Barbara Ann Michaels, known as 'Jester of the Peace', is a wedding officiant who specializes in unique, one-of-a-kind wedding ceremonies. In this video, Barbara weds Sharon and Eli, a lesbian couple throwing a vibrant rainbow themed wedding in Central Park!
We all love win-win situations, right? Well, an initiative of the Humane Society of Broward County (HSBC) that we're featuring today takes it to the next level: it's a win-win-win!
Art classes allow young people to express themselves in important ways. Unfortunately, arts education is disappearing from schools in America; since 2008, 80% of school districts have cut funding for art programs. Simultaneously, student creativity scores have dropped. Fortunately, there are people and groups out there fighting to keep arts education present and vibrant in schools across the country.
Tennis is a popular and fun pastime, in that it requires mental focus and athletic ability. But due to the cost of equipment and court time, lots of kids never get the chance to try their hand at the sport. Leaders of the Junior Tennis Champion Center (JTCC) recognized this cost challenge, and decided to do something to change it. In 2009, JTCC launched a Community Outreach initiative, with the goal of introducing underserved kids in Prince George's County, MD, and Washington, DC to tennis. And the program has become an indisputable success.
What's more fun than watching a fashion show? How about a fashion show featuring incredibly cute dogs??
Jim Curtis is an award-winning health industry pioneer. But reaching the pinnacle of success, as he has today, was no cake-walk. Only after accepting the curveballs and challenges that life threw his way could Jim find happiness and thrive in his career.
The inaugural Universal FanCon (FanCon) is the first large-scale, 24-hour, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, the diversity of fandom, the true needs of those who love pop culture and a celebration of the differences that make us strong. Hosted at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD, April 27-29, 2018, FanCon's mission is to create a sense of belonging by providing authentic connections and experiences through fan-centric parties, programs, panels and partners.