Author: bewhoyouareproject

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    Tony Matteucci Records Drums For “How To Fly!”

    Here’s the sneaky footage recorded at Pawnshop Studios where Tony Matteucci is recording drums for “How To Fly” – a song by Tara Samuel about co-operation and imagination!

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Meher Steinberg Rocks The Piano on Fear or Love!

    Meher Steinberg Rocks The Piano on Fear or Love!

      The fabulous Meher Steinberg rocked out on the piano today recording our latest song, Fear or Love!

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: “Fear or Love” – New Song Begins!

    “Fear or Love” – New Song Begins!

    A new song began here at Into the Black studios yesterday, one that sends a message to kids (and everyone!) to choose love over fear. Tara put down a quick […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Be Who You Are Production Underway! Valerie Records “Postcard From Hawaii!”

    Be Who You Are Production Underway! Valerie Records “Postcard From Hawaii!”

    Thank you so much to everyone who donated to our campaign before Christmas!! We had fun making endless photos and videos to keep you entertained : ) And now the […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Holiday Hello From Tara & Paula! 4 Days Left on Indiegogo!

    Holiday Hello From Tara & Paula! 4 Days Left on Indiegogo!

    Four more days to donate to our kids’ album with a message! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0RWYuDemKM&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Feel Good Friday Video! Jackson & Tara Being Who They Are!

    Feel Good Friday Video! Jackson & Tara Being Who They Are!

    7 lucky days Left!!! Contribute now! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saHo_nxwoYc&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 10 Days Left! Holiday Video!!

    10 Days Left! Holiday Video!!

    Watch our holiday video and please support our campaign! Give here: http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpn2p4P5jhY&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 11 Days Left! Still Time To Contribute! : )

    11 Days Left! Still Time To Contribute! : )

    Monday LAUNCH VIDEO Hello, from Be Who You Are! 11 DAYS LEFT of our campaign – and THANKS to you fine people, we are poised to get to 10K! Please […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Sapna & Eric Have An Important Message For Kids!

    Sapna & Eric Have An Important Message For Kids!

    Sapna & Eric have an important message for kids! Help us make this album! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4ZrbvIDBdA&w=420&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 6-Year-Old Felix Being Who He Is!

    6-Year-Old Felix Being Who He Is!

    6-year-old Felix supports the Be Who You Are campaign by telling us what he thinks it means to be who you are! Give now! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8RS5umV6mQ&w=420&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Featured Artists of BE WHO YOU ARE! Bob Dylan style…

    Featured Artists of BE WHO YOU ARE! Bob Dylan style…

    “Subterranean Homesick Blues presents: THE RECORDING ARTISTS of BE WHO YOU ARE.” (Bob Dylan coached us, off-camera.) Two More Weeks of our Be Who You Are campaign! Please jump in. […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 7-Year-Old Quincy Being Who She Is!

    7-Year-Old Quincy Being Who She Is!

    7-year-old Quincy tells us what she thinks it means to be who you are! Support our Indiegogo campaign at http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLE2thKUgHg&w=420&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 2-Year-Old Huxley Being Who He is!

    2-Year-Old Huxley Being Who He is!

    Huxley supports our BE WHO YOU ARE campaign! Please give at http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare “I’m Huxley,I play drums!” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Wf_PBjkjSk&w=420&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Rae Being Who She Is!

    Rae Being Who She Is!

    3-year-old Rae tells us what she likes to do. Donate to our BE WHO YOU ARE campaign! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz2sNL9km7o&w=420&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: 4 Year Old Harris Is All About The “R” In Be Who You Are!

    4 Year Old Harris Is All About The “R” In Be Who You Are!

    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SLrDvq4VNE&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Actress Enuka Okuma Says One Little Thing Drives Us To Be Who We are

    Actress Enuka Okuma Says One Little Thing Drives Us To Be Who We are

    What is one thing that drives us to be who we are? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OLafinJMio&w=560&h=315] Make this album with us & visit our Indiegogo fundraising page now! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Amaru Loves To Draw

    Amaru Loves To Draw

    Amaru loves to draw, but some kids at school say he’s no good. Does he listen? No! He just keeps practicing, because he knows he’s getting better and better. BE […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: WATCH THIS HILARIOUS LIFE-CHANGING VIDEO!  CLICK TO CONTRIBUTE!

    WATCH THIS HILARIOUS LIFE-CHANGING VIDEO! CLICK TO CONTRIBUTE!

    JOIN US at our Indiegogo Campaign Headqarters and join is in making this album! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k17w-8JWRvQ&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Rory Being Who He Is!

    Rory Being Who He Is!

    Watch this 3 year old being who he is! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dhFHYpSpUI&w=560&h=315]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Indiegogo Update! Producer / Performer Richard Duguay Speaks!

    Indiegogo Update! Producer / Performer Richard Duguay Speaks!

    Be Who You Are musician/producer Richard Duguay, introduces Into The Black Studio, and talks about his reasons for writing, producing & performing in Be Who You Are! Give what you […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Indiegogo Update: We passed the $1,000 mark!!

    Indiegogo Update: We passed the $1,000 mark!!

    THANK YOU SO MUCH to all our generous supporters!!! Be an early contributor and ride the wave of momentum! http://igg.me/at/bewhoyouare Violet talks about what she thinks it means to be […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: We’re Launched!  Watch Our Sensational Video!

    We’re Launched! Watch Our Sensational Video!

    Visit our Indiegogo page and make this album happen with us!!! BE WHO YOU ARE INDIGOGO!

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Launching November 10th

    Launching November 10th

    Greetings from Be Who You Are Headquarters! We’re officially launching our IndieGoGo Kids’ Album campaign! Tune in Monday November 10th for our sensational kick-off video!  

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Ezra Keats Honors Kids With His Art

    Ezra Keats Honors Kids With His Art

    Tara and I took Rory and Violet to see the Ezra Keats exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center last weekend and it was magical. Ezra Keats won the Caldecott Medal […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Electric Cellist Being Himself!

    Electric Cellist Being Himself!

    Here is a guy who really knows how to express himself! This incredible street performer Maston Smith plays live at the Palm Springs Village Fest. Here is a short clip […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Fun With Ahead With Horses!

    Fun With Ahead With Horses!

    This past Saturday was the 33rd Annual Children’s Demonstration & Fun Day for Ahead With Horses, an organization that uses therapeutic vaulting to help differently-abled kids advance with their physical, […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Fun With Bubble Rollers!

    Fun With Bubble Rollers!

    Paula’s daughter Violet had never seen Bubble Rollers before! This was definitely something original for the ‘new experiences for kids’ file. Check it out! Their tagline is ‘Walking on Water’ […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Can’t Afford A Life Coach? 5 Lessons You Can Learn From Your Kids

    Can’t Afford A Life Coach? 5 Lessons You Can Learn From Your Kids

    The Be Who You Are project includes parents. If you are one, how long have you been a grown-up? Long enough to know what it means to hold down a […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: You are the most beautiful on the inside.

    You are the most beautiful on the inside.

    Spring is here, and Be Who You Are is BLOOMING, people. So are all of ¬†you kids, friends, neighbors, moms and dads who are on board, making music with us, […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: Paula & Tara Yuk It Up At Their Interview For BWYA Album Trailer!

    Paula & Tara Yuk It Up At Their Interview For BWYA Album Trailer!

    We finally got the set perfect and our hair just right (ha!) and were ready to film our interview portion of the Be Who You Are album trailer in which […]