This Year’s #DSAwards to be Hosted by Sophia Bush Will You Get Up and Do Something?

By Betsy Galchutt, Entertainment Reporter

Do Something Awards

VH1’s Do Something Awards will take place on Wednesday, July 31 and will be hosted by the lovely Sophia Bush!

Celebrity presenters will include Malin Akerman, Lucy Hale, Cynthia Nixon, Russell Simmons, Aisha Tyler and VH1′s Jason Dundas.

The Honorees

This year’s celebration will honor Patrick Dempsey, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jennifer Hudson, LL Cool J, and Kelly Osbourne for their works toward social change, as well as one young “do-er” for their efforts to shine on a light on important issues facing the world today.

The five “do-er” nominees include:

For the first time ever, viewers can vote for their favorite Do Something nominee via text.

  • To vote for Sasha text “SASHA” to 38383
  • To vote for Daniel text “DAN” to 38383
  • To vote for Jillian text “JILLIAN” to 38383
  • To vote for Lorella text “LORELLA” to 38383
  • To vote for Ben text “BEN” to 38383

From DoSomething.org

We love teens. They are creative, active, wired…and frustrated that our world is so messed up. DoSomething.org harnesses that awesome energy and unleashes it on causes teens care about. Almost every week, we launch a new national campaign. The call to action is always something that has a real impact and doesn’t require money, an adult, or a car. With a goal of 5 million active members by 2015, DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change. Join us at www.DoSomething.org.

For more information about the show, visit DoSomething.VH1.com.

“Like” VH1 and Do Something on Facebook and follow @VH1, @dosomething, @SophiaBush on Twitter and use the hashtag #DSAwards to talk about the show.

PS. We will be on the Red Carpet getting the Video Interviews YOU want to see!

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4th Annual Thirst Gala Red Carpet

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4th Annual Thirst Gala Red Carpet, a set on Flickr.

Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover the 2013 4th Annual Thirst Gala, supporting The Thirst Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to building fresh water wells and providing developing countries with clean water, at the Beverly Hilton. This year Pauley Perrette (NCIS) and Robbie Brenner (President of Production; Relativity) were honored for their efforts to help fight the global water crisis.

Celebrity Interviews from Event

We interviewed the following celebrities on the red carpet: Angel McCord, Arianne Zucker, Audrina Patridge, Brian Dietzen, Camila Banus, Cassie Scerbo, Charisma Carpenter, Chelsea Kent, Coco Jones, Courtney Merritt, Drake Bell, Drew Seeley & Amy Paffrath, Hannah Hart, Jen Lilley, Jenn Bostic , Josh Sussman, Kirsten Vangsness, Michael Welch, Mike Manning, Natalie Pack, Mollee Gray, Paolo Nilsen, Pauley Perrette, Seth Maxwell, and Tahj Mowry  Click to watch them on our YouTube Channel.

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About the Thirst Project

The Thirst Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to building fresh water wells and providing developing countries with clean water, and their celebrity supporters come together for an evening to honor those that have made a different in the fight against the global water crisis. 100% of all public gifts go directly to funding freshwater wells on the ground. The Thirst Project has given more than 200,000 people in 11 countries safe, clean water. For more info visit http://www.thirstproject.org.

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Enter To Win A Bag Filled With Over $500 of Celebrity SWAG from Oscar Gift Suites

Yes, it’s true, the celebrities do get some great SWAG at the gift suites during the Oscars (and other award shows). We love to go out to interview the celebrities and the vendors who have booths to see what the latest in “haute” couture, jewelry, food, electronics, gadgets and other luxury items.

Oscar Celebrity Gift Suite
Oscar Celebrity Gift Suite

This year we asked the good people involved with these amazing gift suites (six of them to be exact) to participate in a giveaway with us. That’s right, we have enough SWAG to create three bags of some very exclusive items from the people who seek out celebrity endorsements of their items that we see in those magazines on newsstands.

Oscar Celebrity Gift Suite
Oscar Celebrity Gift Suite

You Can Win 1 of 3 SWAG Bags Valued at over $500

It’s easy – we want to know what you think about who’s going to win the Oscars for Best Feature, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Enter Today – Contest Ends 8 PM Pacific on Sunday after the Oscars!

Go to Our Red Carpet Report Website to Start the Entry Process – click here.

Got the celebrity bug?

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Debbie Durkin’s Eco Oscars 2103 Gift Suite

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Click here to view the rest of the photos from Debbie Durkin’s Eco Oscars 2103 Gift Suite, a set on Flickr.

Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover Debbie Durkin’s Eco Oscars 2103 Gift Suite in honor of the 85th Academy Awards nominees. This year’s theme goes with the celebration of 50 years of James Bond and was tied into the Jamaican Tourist Board where Ian Fleming wrote all 14 Bond novels.

The ECO Oscars were also about giving back and were partnered with the charity WE ROCK GREEN MICS, the eco-performance collective from With Our Words, Inc., a 501(c) (3) youth development nonprofit from Stockton, California. Their Green Celebrity Writing Prompts Project hopes to inspire literacy and artistry to raise awareness about ecology. At-risk students from Stockton, California transform eco-themed ideas from stars in the entertainment industry into original performance poetry. For more info visit werockgreenmics.org

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Guests were treated to Coley’s Cuisine who served up tastings of authentic Jamaican foods and signature cocktails including Agave Underground’s “Charlie Sheen” plus The Tennessee Spirits Company poured their three new brands: Jailers™ Premium Tennessee Whiskey, Breakout™ 8 Year Old American Rye Whiskey, and Forbidden Secret Dark Mocha American Cream.

About Durkin Entertainment
Durkin Entertainment is an indie TV/Film production company specializing in TV/Film/Celebrity product placement. LA’s leading sustainable producer, Debbie Durkin, produces a series of Main Event Red Carpet Lounges & Green Suites each year during Sundance, Green Grammys, Eco Oscars, Eco Hollywood Earth Day, MTV Movie Awards ECO Lounge, and Eco Emmys, each lounge benefiting charities. For more info, please visit www.durkinentertainmentgroup.com

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Roger Neal’s Style Hollywood 2013 Oscar Suite Preview of What the Stars Will be Wearing

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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover Roger Neal’s Style Hollywood 2013 Oscar Suite at the L’ERMITAGE Hotel In Beverly Hills. This year they featured the latest Oscar Gowns by Designers Addy Van Den Krommenacker and Shekar Rahate Beverly Hills.

This year our Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, will be wearing couture from designer, Shekhar Rahate on the Red Carpet at the Oscars. Be sure to check back to see more photos of her dress. Find out more about this designer at www.ShekarRahate.com.

Linda will also be wearing a beautiful piece from Erin Fader Jewelry. Erin Fader Jewelry Design creates vintage inspired “timeless treasures” that connect the past with the present. Find out more here at www.ErinFader.com.

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About Roger Neal’s Style Hollywood Suite
Roger Neal and wife Lynn for the past 17 years have produced the most talked about Golden Globe and Academy Awards suites. The RNSH Suites has become THE PLACE for stars to get pampered, select gowns, shoes, handbags and jewelry for the Oscars. The RNSH suite also has a purpose by spotlighting a charity each year. Roger Neal say’s “WE ARE NOT A GIFTING SUITE,” however we do gift stars for coming and supporting our charities. For more info visit rogernealsh.net.

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Green Room Golden Globes Viewing Gala Honoring Julie Newmar Supporting GLEH

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Green Room Golden Globes Viewing Gala, view this set on Flickr.

Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover the The 1st Annual Green Room… A Golden Globes Viewing Party at the legendary Jim Henson Studios supporting the Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing (GLEH) organization.

GLEH presented the fabulous Julie Newmar with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this Golden Globe viewing party where the guests had a chance to win some prizes, take photos in the Project Photo Booth while enjoying decadent hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails at the sponsored bar while experiencing live entertainment by Grammy nominated artist, Sam Sparro.

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About GLEH

The Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing mission is to improve the life experience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender seniors by developing affordable housing, providing comprehensive care, and ensuring, through advocacy and education, a brighter future for the LGBT elder community.

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2012 International Medical Corps’ Annual Awards Celebration

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2012 International Medical Corps’ Annual Awards Celebration, a set on Flickr.

Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, JJ Snyder were invited to cover the Red Carpet at the Celebration of 28 Years of International Medical Corps’ work helping vulnerable communities return to self-reliance at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Be sure to visit our Red Carpet Report site for all the details including photos and interviews here: www.redcarpetreporttv.com.

Watch all the video interviews on YouTube with Auri Maruri, Ewan McGregor, Josh Harris, Larissa Peltola, Q’orianka Kilcher, Margaret Aguirre, Marvin & Karla Smith, Orlando Ruff, Randy & Gussie Fuller,
and Sasha Alexander.

This year, the International Medical Corps’ paid tribute to outstanding honorees whose tireless work and support have enabled them to provide health care and training in the world’s toughest environments. The honorees list included GE for the Global Citizen Award, ELIZABETH MANGA for the Founder’s Award, NANCY AOSSEY the Special Leadership Award, with a special presentation in partnership with Lionsgate Entertainment, JUAN ANTONIO BAYONA, Director, “The Impossible” Courage Award presented by Ewan McGregor and Master of Ceremonies, JARL MOHN.

About International Medical Corps’
International Medical Corps Worldwide is a global humanitarian alliance that comprises the resources and capabilities of two independent affiliate organizations, International Medical Corps and International Medical Corps UK. Together, our mission is to save lives and relieve suffering through the provision of health care and training. With headquarters in the United States and the United Kingdom respectively, we collaborate to maximize resources for the delivery of appropriate relief and development activities.

www.facebook.com/internationalmedicalcorps
twitter.com/IMC_worldwide
internationalmedicalcorps.org

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