Let’s face it. Going to festivals ain’t cheap. Maybe the ticket price is reasonable, but perhaps you have to fly, or drive states away to get there. You might want to bring provisions, or you might have to pay for food at the venue. You may be investing in a couple new heady organic cotton one-pieces or rave hoods to complete your outfit, and let’s not even mention all the amazingly awesome shiny handmade things…
Berries and JAM
Let’s face it. Going to festivals ain’t cheap. Maybe the ticket price is reasonable, but perhaps you have to fly, or drive states away to get there. You might want to bring provisions, or you might have to pay for food at the venue. You…
Historic in its organic nature, Red Rocks Ampitheater in Morrison, Colorado is the venue on everyone’s bucket list. It’s the only naturally-occurring, acoustically-perfect amphitheater on earth, and they just released their Spring/Summer 2015 line up. If you’ve yet to experience the sounds that rumble between this…
… Lucidity 2015: Kindred Quest . April 10-12 . Santa Barbara, CA … In year four of Lucidity’s six-year story arc, festival coordinators invite attendees on a Kindred Quest and ask participants, “How do we live in the world in right relationship with each other…
At Envision festival the production team is dedicated to being much more than just a music festival. Music is always a high priority but Envision also offers an array of workshops, world class vendors, ceremonies, permaculture practice, organic food and other community building events. If…
7:53am: I arose in a flurry long before my alarm was set to go off. “Today is the day!,” I thought to myself. I was Vegas bound and giddy about it; in just a short amount of time I was going to be in Sin…
Serenity Gathering returns for its second annual event March 19-22, 2015 in beautiful La Jolla, California on the La Jolla Indian Reservation. The new year brings on a new venue for Serenity, and although Lake Zaca was epic indeed, the Indian Reservation is sure to host beautiful…
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,…
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.
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…
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