Thursday, June 10, 2010


Vegas Media & Friends Invited to Celebrate Launch of Music & Arts Society
in Downtown Las Vegas to Benefit and Educate Youth in Music & Arts

Who’s Who of the Music & Arts Scene Expected for June 10, 5 p.m. Red Carpet Event
To Preview Exhibition of “Spin” Evolution of the DJ
LAS VEGAS, NV, June 6, 2010 – Jesse Saunders, world-renowned DJ/producer, remixer and originator of the musical genre “House Music,” and Evelyn Thompson, artist, interior designer, speaker, visionary and social architect, co-founders of the Music & Arts Society, will celebrate the official launch of their nonprofit organization with a VIP Red Carpet event Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 4 p.m-7 p.m. at The Arts Factory located in 107 E. Charleston Blvd. in Downtown Las Vegas (at the corner of Charleston Blvd. and Main Street)

Mayor Oscar Goodman will be on hand at 5 p.m. to present an official proclamation proclaiming Thursday, June 10, 2010 as “Music & Arts Society” Day in Las Vegas. Guests will be treated to the gourmet foods and libations. Entertainment will be offered throughout the evening.

The VIP party officially launches the Music & Arts Society and presents a Preview Exhibition of the “Spin”, Evolution of the DJ Exhibit, a permanent display which will chronicle the technological advances of the modern DJ from its antiques roots with Thomas Edison in 1877 to modern times. The exhibit will also educate visitors about the pioneers, who paved the way for contemporary DJs, and the new music genre known as House/Electronic Music.

A 501 (c) (3) organization, the Music & Arts Society is dedicated to preserving the historical and artistic foundations of the arts and today’s popular music know as electronic music, which has its roots in the prolific genres of yesterday (i.e. blues, jazz, rock ‘n roll, new rave and disco).

The Music and Arts Society supports the greater Las Vegas community by teaching youth how to navigate the arts and music industries through creative, educational and practical programs, such as “Art of the DJ Clinic, which will officially start on June 9, 2010 at the Electronic Music CafĂ©. Upon completion of the course, students will have mastered the technique necessary to become the artist, known as the DJ, and forge a successful career – which can last a lifetime! To register for classes, e-mail

The goal of the Music & Arts Society is to educate students in all aspects of art and music from song writing, production and mixing to design, distribution and branding using the latest technology available to offering a wide range of training in the visual arts. Students will be trained by the best – world class artists, producers, DJs and entrepreneurs from all areas of the arts and music industries.

Media are invited to enjoy the party and interview VIPs. Please contact Trish Williamson at 702-429-1623 or at for information or interviews. The event will be streamed live on

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