Host for the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition Twitch Livestream

eSports And Music Stars Come Together For Grammy Music Education Coalition Twitch “Stream To Make Music Matter”

(Press Release from ShoreFire)
Debut Twitch Stream to fund the expansion of K-12 public school music education programs

The GRAMMY Music Education Coalition strives to help music education become a gateway to bridging the gap to improve access for all. To help bridge this gap, the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition has partnered with Morgan Stanley Sports & Entertainment Group and Columbia Records, the first major record label to create a Twitch Studio, to bring this one of a kind event to life. 

The “Stream to Make Music Matter” is a live-streamed event intended to drive awareness of the need to support music education in under-served public schools. On Tuesday, November 12th at 6pm ET viewers will be able to interact and donate to fund the expansion of music education programs to the 3.8 million K-12 students in the US currently without access.  

“Stream to Make Music Matter” is an epic event that includes an all-star Fortnite squad session and interviews from a variety of guests, all in support of funding music education.

More info here: twitch.tv/grammymusiced 

The “Stream to Make Music Matter” event will include:

  • An All-Star Squad lineup led by a dynamic duo from the music and eSports space. Join The Chainsmokers’ Drew Taggart as he skydives into a Fortnite gaming session with FaZe Clan’s Nate Hill and other eSports talent! Twitch Partner LunaLyrik will be the hosts as fans have a chance to interact with Twitch and Music celebrities. 
  • The GRAMMY Award-Winning Chainsmokers have reshaped the indie, dance, and pop music landscape by churning out a streak of platinum hits. 
  • Nate Hill is a triple threat superstar in the making as a Pro Fortnite Player and member of the world’s most popular eSports team FaZe Clan, a fashion model for Ralph Lauren, Gap, and NIKE and as an aspiring singer-songwriter  
  • Donate in order to win Chances to donate and win specialty offerings from signed merchandise from Imagine Dragons and Maren Morris to special VIP concert experiences from HozierThe Chainsmokers and Joyner Lucas, as well as giveaway items including high-end streaming cameras from PTZOptics, wireless Dolby Dimension headphones, and Poly RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition headset and the BackBeat PRO 5100 True Wireless earbuds. 
  • Proceeds will go towards funding music education in underserved and underfunded public schools. Specific funding will go towards learning technologies, instructional materials and curriculum, coaching and mentoring professional development, and more.
  • Conversations with GRAMMY-nominated music producer Louis Bell and eSports host Jennifer “Narz” Vargas discussing Louis’ path to success in the music business and his perspective on music production, with a visit from hip-hop star Joyner Lucas
  • Louis Bell, the new King of Pop music production, is the man behind mega-hits like Post Malone’s “Rockstar” and “Sunflower” and “Havana” from Camila Cabello. Louis made it into an exclusive club by becoming one of only three producers in the history of Billboard to have 20 songs on the Top 100 charts simultaneously.
  • Joyner Lucas, a dedicated philanthropist, innovator, and entrepreneur just launched a groundbreaking SONY backed music app called Tully. His recent releases with other notables like Eminem and Chris Brown have received over 100 Million views on YouTube. 

This experience takes place on Tuesday, November 12, starting at 6 pm ET. Come witness music and eSports collide. “Stream to Make Music Matter” on a new Twitch channel created by the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition, a coalition of over 60 organizations dedicated to music education. 

Click HERE to follow GMEC on Twitch and turn on notifications to get updates when we’re live.

About GRAMMY Music Education Coalition:

The GRAMMY Music Education Coalition, formed in 2017, is a non-profit dedicated to building universal music education participation in elementary and secondary schools nationwide. It is a coalition of over 40 non-profit music education organizations and philanthropies that gathers academics, philanthropists, educators, artists and parents to work together to create dynamic, diverse communities to create and sustain music education

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Thank you to everyone who has supported me through my social, blog, Youtube, streams, or anything I do! Being a full-time content creator has been a struggle since I embarked in August of 2018. Coming into 2019, I am more certain and confident 2019 will be a year for explosive growth! Looking forward to sharing that with you all!

Two Tickets to CAPCOM Live Concert Sept 29th In NYC Giveaway

I am partnering with CAPCOM to give away two tickets to their Capcom Live show, coming to NYC for the first time on 9/29 at Gramercy Theatre! It’s the official Capcom concert, featuring a live rock band and orchestra performing the soundtracks from all the biggest Capcom games including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Okami, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and many more with a giant screen and light show. To enter the giveaway, click the link below! Giveaway ends Friday, Sept 21st. Tickets available at http://www.capcomlive.com

Two Tickets to CAPCOM Live Concert Sept 29th In NYC Giveaway
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Speak On Video Game Addiction Discussion On Games Geek Tech

I speak about the WHO recent classification of video game addiction and what that really means.

Qutee Discussion – “Video Game Addiction: Fact or Fiction?” https://www.qutee.com/q/video-game-ad…

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently added a new “Gaming Disorder” diagnosis, described as a pathological addiction to video games. Breaking things down and offering an alternative perspective, is Psychology and Data Analytics expert in eSports and video games, as well as the founder of GirlGamerVogue.com, Narz.

In this exclusive podcast interview led by GGT Founder Adesina “Desi” Sanchez, Narz explains the psychology behind video game design, how it intersects with Positive Psychology, and offers advice to those who are dealing with an overuse of video games, as well as a less pathological view of why young people are so drawn to them.

Interview page on our site w/links to resources: http://GamesGeeksTech.com/ggt-talk-in…

And bookmark their site, http://www.GamesGeeksTech.com for more inspiring and fun stories on gaming, tech and general geekery, and for their weekly podcast segment, the GGT Talk on The Grindhouse Radio which reaches 3.5-4 million listeners weekly :).

Stay in touch with them by following us @GamesGeeksTech on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Twitch!

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Featured on Games Geek Tech Discussing Gaming Disorder

With this new “Gaming Disorder” diagnosis from the World Health Organization, I thought it was time to roll up my sleeves and get my hands dirty talking about the topic since no one seemed to be trying. Join me this week on Games Geek Tech where I offer a new perspective on video game addition using positive psychology and game design.

Tune in and listen to my 3-min break down starting around the 90-minute mark:

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/53-The-Grindhouse-Radio-27408283/episode/7-12-18-evan-ginzburg-29585514

Stay tuned for the FULL interview which will be aired here and on Games Geek Tech YouTube channel, by Thursday, July 19th.

Be sure to be a part of the intellectual conversation on video game addition on my Qutee.

💢No One Ever Respects Dork Society 👓 NERD CLOTHING

You know when you have a staple top you feel the most sensual in? Happy in? Comfortable in? I do. It has to be this @NERDCLOTHING tank. I can wear this top with legging or just shorts (like in the below pic). During the winter, it’s my lounge shirt and during the summer it becomes a tank dress. I’m super happy I bought this. 👓💕

They also have incredibly amazing packaging for all their products!

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New York Game Award Nominees Announced! Watch It Live Jan 24th

New York Game Award

Super excited for the New York Videogame Critics Circle’s 7th Annual New York Game Award! This year the event will be held January 4, 2018, in New York City. The event will showcase the best video games from all genres hosted by Emmy-Award winning writers from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. 

This year the New York Game Award honors Bethesda’s Todd Howard with Legend Award and build up to the winner of the Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year! Todd Hoard is known for his work in the critically acclaimed Fallout series as well as the brilliantly raved Elder Scrolls series.

Get your tickets here! I will be present at the New York Game Award so be sure to pop by and say hello!

New York Game Awards Nominees

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year

Horizon Zero Dawn

NeirAutomata

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

What Remains of Edith Finch

Wolfenstein 2: New Colossus

Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Super Mario Odyssey

Player Unknown Battlegrounds

 

Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game

Super Mario Odyssey

ARMS

Lego Marvel Superheroes 2

Knowledge Is Power

Sonic Mania

Pinball FX3

A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game

A Normal Lost Phone

Framed 2

Through the Ages

Bury Me, My Love

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp

HQ Trivia

Fire Emblem Heroes

 

Knickerbocker Award for Best Games Journalism

Matt Leone

Laura Hudson

Julie Muncy

Ajay Singh Chaudhary

Astrid Budgor

Gareth Damian Martin

Yussef Cole

 

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game

Cuphead

Walden

Beat Cop

Everything

Pyre

Torment: Tides of Numenera

What Remains of Edith Finch

Night in the Woods

 

Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game

Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Marvel Powers United VR

Polybius

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

Wilson’s Heart

 

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing

What Remains of Edith Finch

Night in the Woods

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Horizon Zero Dawn

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

Destiny 2

NierAutomata

 

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game

Pyre

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

DropMix

Super Mario Odyssey

Persona 5

Destiny 2

 

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World

Horizon Zero Dawn

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Rain World

Destiny 2

What Remains of Edith Finch

Cuphead

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

 

Tappan Zee Bridge Award for Best Remake

Zero Escape: The Nonary Games

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

L.A. Noire: Switch and VR

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Switch and VR

Metroid: Samus Returns

The Walking Dead Collection

 

Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game 

Ashly Burch as Aloy, Horizon Zero Dawn

Valerie Rose Lohman: What Remains of Edith Finch

Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Brian Bloom as B.J. Blazkowicz, Wolfenstein II: TNC

Nina Franoszek as Irene Engel, Wolfenstein 2: TNC

Melina Juergens as Senua, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

 

 

Click here for more information on the New York Videogame Critics Circle, and follow the New York Videogame Critics Circle on Facebook and Twitter.

About the New York Videogame Critics Circle

Based in New York City, the New York Videogame Critics Circle is a not-for-profit organization, stemming from the need for community in the oftentimes cut-throat world of journalism. This multicultural group is comprised of the finest videogame critics, designers, writers, reporters, bloggers and videographers in New York City. Members of the New York Videogame Critics Circle give back to their communities with programs like the DreamYard Project at DreamYard Prep School in the Bronx, NY, offering mentoring, internships, lectures, job information and college scholarships for intelligent, but underprivileged students. The organization also works with The Abrons Arts Center, part of the Henry Street Settlement. There, they hold the annual New York Game Awards, teach courses and bring games and education to community events. They also mentor seniors at O.A.T.S., Older Adult Technology Services, at their tech center in NYC.