Michael Bernard Beckwith
PBS Television SPECIAL
“The Answer is YOU” Featuring Musical Performance by will.i.am
Taping LIVE at Club Nokia, Thursday, August 20th
WHAT: “The Answer is YOU” – an inspiring and cutting edge PBS TV special taping featuring the teachings of Michael Bernard Beckwith-for broadcast on stations nationwide, beginning in December 2009 .
WHO: Michael Bernard Beckwith, the founder and spiritual director of the Agape International Spiritual Center, a trans-denominational spiritual
community known for its rich cultural diversity, local and global humanitarian programs, and promotion of the arts; author of the award-winning book, Spiritual Liberation; featured in the best-selling book and film, The Secret; has appeared multiple times on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and “Larry King Live.”
*The world famous Agape International Choir under the direction of singer/songwriter Rickie Byars Beckwith. Byars Beckwith, the wife of Michael, has recorded seven original albums and performed with the 150-voice Agape Choir with Grammy-Award winning recording artists John Legend and will.i.am at the Democratic National Convention, at President Barack Obama’s People’s Inaugural Ball, at Lincoln Center, the United Nations, the Jefferson Memorial, CNN Hero Awards, NAACP Image Awards and to sold-out audiences at Royce Hall, the John Anson Ford Amphitheater, and the Getty Museum.
*Emmy and Grammy award-winning singer will.i.am, leader of the Black Eyed Peas with the current #1 song on Billboard. Has performed his historic “It’s a New Day” with the soulful Agape Choir on Larry King Live and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and performs a new rendition here.
*Grammy award-winning co-writer of Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror,” Siedah Garrett, reprises her recent emotionally charged performance of the hit song with the Choir.
Celebrities Attending: Niki Harris (singer), Craig Shoemaker (comedian), Frances Fisher (actress), Suzanne Whang (“Las Vegas”),Vondie Curtis Hall ("ER") , Catherine Oxenberg, Mark Victor Hansen ("Chicken Soul for the Soul"), Lisa Nichols ("Chicken Soul for the African American Soul"), Scott Bakula & Chelsea Field plus more to be confirmed.
WHEN: Thursday, August 20, 2009
Media Check-in: 5:45pm for 7:00 pm taping | 8:15pm for 9:30 pm taping Red Carpet: 6:15pm/8:45pm
WHERE: Club Nokia
800 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015