The Secret Handshake has teamed up with To Write Love on Her Arms to bring you their official "Summer of Love" tour t-shirt. The band will be donating half of the earnings from the shirt to the organization. Tickets for the tour can be bought here.
Renee Yohe (To Write Love On Her Arms' inspirational figure) is releasing her journals in a new book called Purpose For The Pain. The book is on pre-sale through District Lines and will be shipping on September 1st.
Tomorrow night, Dustin Kensrue (Thrice) will perform a free solo acoustic show at University of California-Irvine, along with a set from Josh Moore. Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, will be speaking at the event with a Q&A session to follow. On Wed., March 12th at 11 a.m., Jamie will also be speaking at Cal State Fullerton. Josh Moore and an acoustic Meg & Diaare set to play.
Update: The chat is now over. A HUGE thanks goes out to Jamie, Michael and Chris from TWLOHA for handling such a busy, loving thread tonight. They've had to say their goodbyes, but next week AP.net will feature another chat with TWLOHA. Anyone who didn't get their question this time around will have another chance. Please check back for more details.
For any of you single folk out there, Valentine's Day doesn't have to suck! At approximately 8 p.m. EST, Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love On Her Arms, will be chatting in this very thread under the username TWLOHAjamie. Come on in to ask questions or just to say to say hi.
Josh Moore (ex-Beloved, Classic Case) has posted a new demo titled "Ghostly Reminders" on his myspace profile; in addition, he will be playing two benefit shows for To Write Love On Her Arms in California in March.
On December 29th in Orlando, FL, To Write Love On Her Arms will present "Heavy and Light." The event will feature acoustic performances by Ronnie Winter (The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus), Aaron Gillespie (The Almost/Underoath), Anthony Raneri (Bayside), and Josh Moore. There will also be a conversation with J.T. Woodruff of Hawthorne Heights. Read the press release in the replies.
Eyeball Records will be releasing Eyeball Awareness Vol. 1 - A Benefit for "To Write Love on Her Arms" on October 16th. The sampler is the first of four, each dedicated to raising awareness of serious issues affecting our community and outlining how fans can get involved to help make a difference. Six thousand copies will be given out at CMJ and another couple thousand over the course of the week. CDs will be included in every purchase from the Eyeball Records store with a portion of all proceeds going to the charity.
01) Baumer - "In Your Stead"
02) New Atlantic - "Cold-Hearted Town"
03) The Number 12 Looks Like You - "Grandfather"
04) Sleep Station - "Always In The Fire"... read more
We will be conducting an interview with the guys from To Write Love On Her Arms on Thursday. Leave any questions you have in the replies. TWLOHA is a great organization which you can find out more about here.