If you’ve heard of the Disco Biscuits then you’ve probably heard about their otherworldly lasers too. In fact,  the lasers, along with the heavy jams, act as drug – a psychedelic of sorts- which keep fans hooked and coming back for more.  Like chips and salsa, lasers and biscuits were a match made in heaven; a combination so good, one will forever crave them together. Last weekend, the band played a three night run on their…

Berries and JAM

If you’ve heard of the Disco Biscuits then you’ve probably heard about their otherworldly lasers too. In fact,  the lasers, along with the heavy jams, act as drug – a psychedelic of sorts- which keep fans hooked and coming back for more.  Like chips and salsa,…

I had a preconceived notion about returning to Arizona. My last time in the state was not very pleasant: heat, weird laws, and an overall bad experience with some of the state’s people. That said, things ebb and flow and I was optimistic to return…

Gem & Jam is a rare crystal forming in the depths of the desert, ready to be revealed to astonish us all. 1. Gems! Gem & Jam will be taking place February 6-8th in conjunction with one of the largest gem and mineral shows in the…

It’s that time of year again when I find myself headed to the 1st Bank Center. Located in Broomfield, CO about halfway between Denver and Boulder, this enormous venue is in the middle of nowhere. The only other establishments around are a few scattered hotels…

Envision is an annual gathering in Costa Rica that seeks to provide a platform for different cultures to inspire one another to co-create sustainable community and practice yoga, spirituality, art, music, dance performance, education and acknowledge our fundamental connection with nature.

Some Words on Smokes, The New Album from Woo Park Written by Sean Kratzert If you’ve ever had a dream where you were in some distant, futuristic groove-lounge in another galaxy, Woo Park’s EP Smokes is probably what was playing in the background. The group plays…

The crowd roared as the lights came on and they came out in all white Victorian-style suits with elaborate make-up and masks. They were the ghosts welcoming us to “The Afterlife”, the theme for this year. They were also accompanied by singers Rhonda Thomas and Tony White, as well as the Antibalas horns (who were all dressed in this theme as well). Everyone looked great!

A Review of the Inaugural Wild Woods Music and Arts Festival August 8th – 10th, 2014 Page Farm – Croydon, NH Written by Mitch Smith At one point over the course of the sun-streaked weekend, I was standing in the midst of a crowd of…

B-Conscious

Washing your hair; starting your car; cooking yourself dinner….what do these tasks have in common? They are performed on a day-to-day basis and they require full use of your wrists. Every morning we wake up and go throughout our day, usually without thinking, “Wow, my…

In 2014, the United States of America captured dozens of pivotal moments for the global cannabis movement.  As the Communications Project Manager at the ArcView Group- a cannabis investment company and research firm-  I’ve closely witnessed what many around the world have called the “Berlin Wall”…

Morning Gloryville is midweek a.m. rave. It starts at 6:30 am and lasts for four hours. Similar to Ecstatic Dance, it’s a substance free event and promotes a practice of its own called, “conscious clubbing.” Morning Gloryville was founded in 2013 by event organizer Samantha Moyo and contemporary dancer Nico Thomas. Their brainchild began in Shore Ditch, East London and has sprung up in 15 different cities- including Berlin, Barcelona, Dublin, Melbourne, Tokyo and New York- since its inception. The San Francisco chapter I was about to embark on marked this city’s 6th episode.

Sparkle Spotlight

In this edition of Sparkle Spotlight, we beam our glittery rays of light upon Emily Paxhia, Co-Founder of Poseidon Asset Management; the cannabis industry’s first hedge fund.  Not only is Emily helping to pioneer what’s been called the “next great American industry,”  but she’s also a Jivamukti certified yoga…

Beyond his musical expertise, one of the most amazing things about Jason Hann is his commitment to his fan base. Sparkleberry Lane’s network makes up a chunk of fans dedicated to his contribution as percussionist for the String Cheese Incident AND Eoto! Over the years,…

So wait, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, how did that name manifest? Haha we’ve definitely gotten that question before. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is actually a real thing, not a random collection of P-words. B.F. Skinner, the behavioral psychologist, trained pigeons to peck a ball back-and-forth…