HAPPENINGS
EDM For Sandy Relief

It's really an amazing thing to see the electronic music world jump in to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy in the New York area. With that said, Brooklyn based EDM record label Brooklyn Fire, and NYC based entertainment marketing & PR firm UG Strategies, in collaboration with Live Nation and GBH Events have proudly announced “EDM For Sandy Relief,” a benefit concert for The American Red Cross and Hurricane Sandy victims, in association with Sol Republic Headphones.

Taking place on Monday Nov. 19th, some big names in electronic music will come together at New York City’s famed Gramercy Theatre. Aiming to spread their love for music and more importantly, their love for New York City and those affected by the Hurricane Sandy, the DJs performing at the benefit include the very awesome Tommie Sunshine, Drop The Lime, The Disco Fries, Dances With White Girls, Blaqwell, Alex English and many more!

EDM For Sandy Relief is an all ages event. For more information and tickets click here.

THE HOT SPOT
This Has Gotta Be the Good Life: The Hamptons, August 26th & 27th

From trunk shows to concerts, there will never be a dull moment this weekend in the happening Hamptons. And the best part? Most of these are charity events, so not only will you be having a blast shopping, dancing, and attending concerts, you'll also be helping a cause. Here our are top picks for this weekend.

Friday August 26th

Dallas Productions has brought 25 dealers together, from both the U.S. and Europe to Bridgehampton for a weekend of antiquing and design. The fair will have an extensive range of unique antiques, jewelry and decorative home accents. From Asian to Mid-Century Modern, these top-notch dealers will cater to your every style need. Admission is $5

INDUSTRY NEWS
Sandra Bullock & Demi Lovato Donate $1M

Academy Awards winner Sandra Bullock just gave $1M to the American Red Cross to help with disaster relief. She made the contribution on behalf of her family.

Bullock has always shelled out for relief efforts in the past. She donated $1 million following Haiti's massive earthquake and has been a vocal proponent of rebuilding the areas of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

The Red Cross reports that it's the largest celebrity donation made at this time.

Demi Lovato, fresh out of rehab, also donated $1M to the relief efforts in Japan and encourages her fans to do so. She was spotted in L.A holding the Japanese flag with the words "Please Help" written across it.

CHARITIES
Tech Culture and Charity Fuse


In the wake of the recent earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunami, people around the world have been looking for ways to help and hoping for any news that aid has reached Japan and that efforts are being made to salvage as many people as possible during this dire time.

Although it will take so much more to help the situation and the danger Japan and many places globally face right now is far from over, news from Engadget indicates some aid is coming in from the technology community. Thomas Ricker, writer for the site, expains: