Archive for March, 2011

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Subject: A special message from Alex Nester
To all my friends,
As many of you may know, 2011 marks my 10th year of being diagnosed cancer-free– of being a “survivor”. I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around what that means. More importantly, why I did survive. I’d like to think that I was kept here for a purpose, and the only purpose I find is to make music. But not just any music… music that conveys messages of hope, positivity, love, faith, healing… everything that was offered to me at my darkest hour. I want to give all that back.
For my 10 year anniversary, I want to use the gifts God has given me to do something positive and impactful. I’m emailing you today to let you know of a charity event that I am putting on to give back. On Saturday, June 18th, 2011, the world famous Troubadour will kindly open its doors for my event, “#BurnItDown… To Rise Above It!”. It’s a special benefit concert to raise funds for The American Cancer Society & The Marcelle Erian Foundation (a non-profit organization set up by my oncology office to help the un- and under-insured pay for their cancer treatments and medications). It’s because of organizations such as these that I survived and that we are seeing more and more survivors every year. PLUS, I will be releasing and giving away my 2nd album, “BURN IT DOWN”, to all in attendance as a gift for their generosity.
And this is where you come in… I’ve never been good at this, so I’ll just come out with it… I need your help… in ANY capacity. If any of you know people, vendors, sponsors, organizations that would possibly be interested in helping or donating items for auction, talent, funds, ANYTHING for an event like this, please pass this message along or give them my information. If you feel moved to help in any way, I welcome it with open arms. If you know anyone affiliated with the music industry that would like to listen to some good new music, by all means, send them my way! And if you’d just like to show up, I’d love that just as well.
I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the love and support you’ve shown me over the past 10 years and longer.  I couldn’t have gotten to this place in my life without your help. I couldn’t have been a true survivor without your friendship.  I hope and pray that this event makes a difference, and with your help, I know we can.

Alex Nester
phone: 805-750-4376

For more information about this event:


VIDEO update from Japan; How you can help and THE COVE have many friends and extended family in Japan. Our thoughts and prayers are with them throughout this ongoing crisis.
Many of you know that we also had volunteers just a few miles from the epicenter of the earthquake. They witnessed the entire town of Otsuchi reduced to rubble in a matter of minutes.’s Brian Barnes did two interviews with CNN. Watch here:

CNN 1:

CNN 2:

They made it out safely, in no small part due to the overwhelming kindness of the Japanese people they met with along the way. Those people now face continued loss and an uncertain future.

We are dedicated to protecting dolphins and whales, but now is the time for us all to help our dear friends in Japan. As I’ve said from the beginning of our campaign, we are not against Japan or the Japanese people. Our Campaign is not about hate, but about helping dolphins and the people.

We’ve compiled a list of organizations in Japan, or with close connections. If you can, please donate:

Call to Action

Japanese Symbol - We are One


Dear fellow MoveOn member,

I never wanted a handout.

I just wanted to get my nursing degree and build the life I’ve dreamed of. I wanted to provide my daughter with the opportunities that my mother couldn’t give me when I was growing up.

That’s my dream, but I’m afraid my dream is about to die.

Republicans are trying to cut the financial aid I rely on to pay my tuition. Last year, as a student, I couldn’t find steady work and earned less than $4,500. If my financial aid is taken away from me, I won’t be able to afford to get my nursing degree.

Once again I’m going to have to choose between paying rent or buying diapers, between having heat or having enough food for my family to eat. Can you imagine the pain involved in making those choices?

Can you help save my dream? The Senate is on recess, and Senator Dianne Feinstein is home in California. Can you call her in her district office in Los Angeles, and ask her to vote against any budget that makes cuts to education, health care, and Social Security, and puts corporations and millionaires above hardworking Americans like me?


Here’s where to call:

Senator Dianne Feinstein
Los Angeles office: 310-914-7300



Then, please report your call to MoveOn by clicking here:

I recently got a part-time job at Walmart and with that money, along with my student aid, I’m now able to cover all my expenses. I even had enough money to get new glasses for the first time in six years. I’ve struggled to get this far, but I finally feel like I’m going to be able to make a good life for myself and my daughter.

Please, don’t let the Republicans take all this away from me. You see, the cuts they want to make aren’t abstract. And they aren’t limited to student aid, either. They’re trying to cut job training, food aid to women and children, and more. Congress doesn’t seem to understand the consequences to people like me all across the country if these programs are cut.

Can you call Senator Dianne Feinstein, and ask her to vote against any budget that makes cuts to education, health care, and Social Security, and puts corporations and millionaires above hardworking Americans like me?

Senator Dianne Feinstein
Los Angeles office: 310-914-7300

Report your call to MoveOn by clicking here:


Thank you.

–Katryna Wade, Arkansas


Dear Lacy,

There’s a new attack on LGBT rights in California. We need your help to defeat it.

We’re sponsoring a bill, called the FAIR Education Act (SB 48, authored by Senator Mark Leno), that would ensure that all students learn in school about the contributions LGBT people have made to the history of California and the U.S. The Act would also prohibit discriminatory instruction against LGBT people from being included in the classroom. It will make our classrooms a fairer, safer place for LGBT and all youth.

This week when we were at the bill’s first committee hearing, anti-LGBT activists pulled out all the stops. They organized about 40 opponents of the bill to testify. These opponents argued that we shouldn’t teach about Harvey Milk in our schools because being gay had nothing to do with his success or his assassination. They contended that homosexuality is an abnormal medical condition. And one opponent referred to a transgender member of the community as a “so-called man.” It was beyond shocking.

There’s another committee hearing coming up, followed by a floor vote. Opponents plan to increase their attacks to defeat this bill. It will take everything we’ve got to counter them. 

We have to mobilize a whole host of fair-minded and intelligent people to testify in support of SB 48 at the next hearing. We also have to build upon the support of the California Teachers Association and the many other organizations and individuals who are already behind this bill. We have to help legislators connect with the bill’s goals, reach out through the media and online, and more. Please help us do this important work and advance LGBT rights across California.

Research shows that when students learn about LGBT people and the issues that affect us, the rate of bullying drops by 50 percent. When LGBT youth grow up in safe environments, they become confident and strong, and they are much less likely to succumb to depression or even suicide. SB 48 can save lives, if it passes.

We won this round, but the next and final Senate committee hearing will be within the next couple of weeks. We have to ensure that the bill makes it out of committee. 

In solidarity,

Geoff Kors
Executive Director
Equality California

P.S. I testified in support of SB 48, as did Carolyn Laub of the Gay-Straight Alliance Network, also a sponsor of the bill. Our calls for fairness helped us win this vote, but the next one will be tougher.

We Are Laying It Down For Ya :O)


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TODAY 3/23 Join Creators of “Ultimate Underground” Clayton Karush & Lacy (Uncle Earl)
A Coast To Coast Music Jam and Teen R&B/POP Sensation MISHA ROSE & Twirl Entertainment (Mgmt)
Musical Artists: Feel Good, Dehja Coluantono, All Of a Sudden, Jay Clayton, Mokave (Larry Karush), Aellyn Vallis & Misha Rose
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Alex Morissen
Come Celebrate Women’s Month with Uncle Earl this Wednesday 4pm – 5pm (PST) featuring Filmmaker/Photographer Ms. Alex Morissen. 

Musical Guests Include: Stephanie McKay, Rogue, Cynix, Sandra Reaves – Phillips, Ray Naccari, The Mike O Band, Nakia Henry, Lara Johnston, Puscifer, Tricky, Massive Attack and More!

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Wed 3/9 Mr. Richard Lawson :O)

If You Missed it The 1st Time, Tune In & Check Out Our Up Close & Personal Chat On THE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE with Uncle Earl Wednesday March 9th 4pm – 5pm (PST) 7pm – 8pm (EST) Simulcast Around The World at

Tune In & Get Excited As We Lay It Down!!!!!
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