Philanthropy is such hard work. You want to be a hero, a Good Samaritan, a saint not for yourself, of course! No, no. You just have this desperate urge to help people. But, ya know, youre just, like, so busy and junk. You work almost every day. Plus, ya know, errands. By the time the weekend rolls around, youd like to do some volunteering, but youre just burnt out. You deserve a little you time! The organizers of the PowerHouse Music Festival understand. Well, they would understand if they werent busy actually helping people by organizing a benefit concert showcasing more than a half-dozen local bands, including Lavola, Fourth Dimension, and Luna DLunes. The beneficiary of your largesse ($15 for students and $20 for adults) will be Living Promises Light Up Your Life campaign. Living Promises assists patients suffering with blood-related cancers. The Light Up Your Life program specifically helps by paying a patients electric bill for an established period of time. Basically, you rock the night away and a cancer patient can light the night away. The Powerhouse Music Festival is from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Project at Fat Village (541 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale). Call 954-217-2444 or 954-401-6497. To learn more about Living Promises or to donate directly to the cause through PayPal, visit livingpromises.org.
Sat., Sept. 10, 3-11 p.m., 2011