Coachella To Be Broadcast on YouTube, AXS TV

first_imgNo tickets to Coachella?  No problem.For the first time ever, both weekends of the Indio, California music and arts festival will be available via the web and TV.According to festival organizers, the first weekend will be broadcast on YouTube, and the second will be air on AXS TV.Hosting both weekends will be Jason Bentley, Music Director of the Los Angeles radio station KCRW.  Coverage will include artist interviews, full sets, a peek behind the scenes and select performances.  This year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will run from April 11th to April 13th and from April 18th to 20th.  Featured performers include Arcade Fire, OutKast, Muse, Beck and many others.  Check out our previous coverage of the upcoming festival here.-Sarah Compo (@sarahcompo)last_img read more

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Millionaire Gives Mansions to Homeless

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreJapanese billionaire, Genshiro Kawamoto, cried as he presented the keys to a multimillion-dollar home to a low-income single mom with 5 kids. “Her family will live there rent-free, but must pay utility bills. He plans to open eight of his 22 Hawaiian homes to poor families for ten years.” (By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press – with photo) UPDATE: An alert GNN reader pointed to this same billionaire’s eviction of 420 California families five years ago on 30 days notice… perhaps he is repenting for his sins. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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Citizens Bank invites nonprofits to apply for Financial Literacy Funding

first_imgCitizens Bank,As part of an ongoing commitment to programs that give people the confidence and tools they need to budget, save, invest and be fiscally healthy, Citizens Bank is now accepting applications from Vermont nonprofits for financial literacy programs that teach good financial practices. Through January 30, organizations throughout the bank’s 11-state footprint are invited to submit an application for up to $50,000 in funding as part of the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money program. Eligible Financial Literacy Activities include:·         Basics of banking and asset building·         Budgeting·         Homeownership counseling·         Foreclosure prevention·         Credit management and repair programs·         Financial management for small businessesIn 2014, Citizens awarded 108 nonprofit organizations more than $1.7 million in contributions through the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative.  In addition to providing funding, Citizens Financial Group colleagues facilitated financial literacy workshops and the program included a social media initiative to celebrate “Money Mentors,” and an online financial literacy resource center(link is external) dedicated to encouraging healthy financial habits.To receive consideration for funding, eligible nonprofits in the communities served by Citizens Bank and Charter One should submit an online application by January 30, 2015. Recipients will be announced in March 2015. For more information on nonprofit programs and services that may qualify for funding, or how to submit an application, please visit www.cybergrants.com/citizens/chcmanagemoney(link is external).Source: Citizens. 1.14.2015last_img read more

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