ARISE music festival, in it’s nascent third year, is already a Colorado staple. Since 2013, music lovers have worked it into their summer plans- why? Because something magical happens out there in Loveland, and everyone knows it. Last year around this time, a friend offered me a ticket to ARISE and I jumped at the opportunity. I didn’t have anyone to go with, but I knew I’d run into plenty of friends. It was the first…
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ARISE music festival, in it’s nascent third year, is already a Colorado staple. Since 2013, music lovers have worked it into their summer plans- why? Because something magical happens out there in Loveland, and everyone knows it. Last year around this time, a friend offered me…
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Experiencing the music of Dave Tipper is best described as an exercise in mindfulness. It’s the attempt to continuously and steadily balance the sometimes overwhelming cascade of multi-sensory stimulation. It’s the challenge of giving one’s full attention to the movement of sound as it dances…
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A Preview for Shambhala 2015 British Columbia, CA Written by Matt Mayer What started as a 500 person party on a sunny weekend back in 1998 has blossomed into one of the most renowned electronic music festivals in the world. This August marks the 18th…
As the last week of May progressed, excitement grew inside me knowing I’d soon be surrounded by incredible natural beauty, hypnotic music, and smiling faces. Beanstalk was shaping up to be a family affair, as I spoke with dozens of friends making plans to travel…
His name appears on transformative festival lineups around the world. His innovative music inventions are a source of amazement at Burning Man. A leading figure on Sonic Bloom’ s productions team, Jamie Janover is much more than an artist. Bridging the gap between dance parties and personal…
On Friday, August 7th, Wild Forests & Fauna is hosting a celebration and fundraising party from 6-11pm at the Verdi Club, located at 2424 Mariposa Street in the Mission District of San Francisco. Come out and celebrate the protection of Mother Earth’s most divine regions…
As I moved my hand with his, I was in a complete state of flow, ever present and connected to the music. Then, suddenly, he lifted me up and I was free-falling over his shoulder, but somehow I landed gently back on the wooden floor…
Earlier this month, the sun shined warmly on the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO for the second annual NoCo Hemp Expo. Surrounded by panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains, hemp enthusiasts lined the expo’s entrance with excitement for a budding industry. Over 1250 attendees gathered…
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