News & BlogUpdates from the Build a Better World Foundation
This summer saw the successful debut of the The Unquenchable Flame, a musical drama created by Gina and Russell Garcia about the life of the Tahirih, a 19th century Persian poetess who gave her life so that women might be free from the yoke of oppression . The Unquenchable Flame was performed 7 times between May 24th and June 1st 2019 at Manhattan Beach Studios in Los Angeles. The musical was produced by Build A Better World Productions.
Thank you to Calabasas Style for the wonderful article about our UN International Day Of Peace Concert Event. Thank You to All who participated.
On November 19th, 2017, the Build A Better World Foundation held a joint fundraiser with Full Circle Learning to raise funds for the rebuilding of a school in Laos. The fundraiser featured student performers from the Agoura High School Jazz Ensemble and a song from Build A Better World Production’s upcoming musical drama, The Unquenchable Flame (read more here), sung by Daniel Kohanbash and Capri Corwin.
Below are some photos of the event:
The Build A Better World Foundation is officially a 501c3 organization! On September 21st volunteers, city officials, and friends of the foundation joined us at the Performing Arts Education Center on the campus of Agoura High School for a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. Awards were presented to musicians Bob Alcivar and Bob Porter for a lifetime of service and dedication to music, and the Agoura High School Studio Jazz Combo performed at the reception. Donations were made by the Build A Better World Foundation to the six organizations represented at our launch concert in December 2016: Lide, The Mona Foundation, Earth Citizen Organization, Oceti Wakan, STAR School, and Full Circle Learning. The Agoura Hills Acorn covered the event. Read their report here.