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Ben Harper to Headline Fundraiser for New Light India

Ben Harper has signed on to headline an event entitled “An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper,” to help raise money for the nonprofit organization New Light India. The fundraiser is being held at the New York Society for Ethical Culture on Sept. 19 in conjunction with The Force Film Foundation and Lend Your Hands. New…

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Sam Simon Documentary Will Show Fight Against Cancer and For Animals

Fusion has officially announced the documentary project with ‘The Simpsons’ co-creator. Writer, director, producer and animal rights activist Sam Simon has given Fusion an all-access pass to the final months of his life for an upcoming documentary. According to Fusion’s Tumblr page, the film will show Simon’s “powerful and emotional story of his fight in…

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Paul McCartney Signed Guitar Raises Money to Save Elephants

On Wednesday, Aug. 13 bidding began on an auction for a Martin D-28 left-handed guitar, signed by Paul McCartney. This collectors piece was sold for $50,000 and the proceeds will benefit The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) #SaveElephants campaign, which works to increase security for elephants on the ground and to reduce demand for ivory. Along with…

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Jenna Fischer Speaks Out for Elephants

Jenna Fischer, AKA Pam from The Office, has joined forces with PETA to ask the Indiana State Fair to stop offering elephant rides from the Carson & Barnes Circus. In a letter to Indiana State Fair officials, Fischer explains that elephant rides promote the abuse of animals while placing kids in an unsafe environment. She…

The One and Only Ivan

Mike White in Talks with Disney for ‘The One and Only Ivan’

The ‘Year of the Dog’ writer and director is in negotiations to write the children’s gorilla story. Vegan filmmaker Mike White is currently amidst negotiations with Walt Disney Pictures to write the bigscreen adaptation of Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan. The children’s book was published by HarperCollins in 2011 and tells the story…