Arizona
Gem and Strawberry Jam: 2015 Coverage
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 with the beautiful participants of our festival scene in mind. The 9th annual Gem and Jam Festival, held in Tucson, Arizona, hosted Sparkleberry Lane and thousands of other like-minded festival connoisseurs. It was a weekend incomparable to the hundreds of events one could consider attending and read promotions from. Happening in conjunction with the Tucson...
Forest Full of Fireflies: Firefly Campout 2013
Flagstaff, Arizona is a quaint mountain town with an abundance of beautiful, creative and well-intentioned individuals. The earthly vibration of Soggy Bottom Ranch was the ideal space for this magically mindful gathering. Scattered with chunks of volcanic rock and aromatic ponderosa pines, this private land became a safe haven for many to unwind and blast off into bliss as they explored their inner cosmos of potential. Each year, building on the momentum from the last, Firefly brings new surprises and adventures, and although this was my first time at this particular gathering I felt a familiarity and comfort as though...
Firefly Gathering Preview: A Desire to Inspire
Flagstaff, Arizona will be hosting the fourth annual Firefly Gathering in less than two months. From humble beginnings, Firefly Gathering has more than doubled in its attendance and participation each year. The family grows with the anticipation and excitement for this annual gathering. From June 27th to July 1st Flagstaff’s forest will be occupied with two to three thousand individuals ready to raise the vibration and bask in the blissful epicenter of this small mountain town. Firefly’s Mission: An intentional gathering focused on manifesting our vision of a co-creative, nurturing, and loving community that fosters a healing, healthy lifestyle partnered...
Kaleidoscope Kamp Out: Flagstaff’s Woodland Dance Party
Flagstaff is a quaint little town tucked away in the mountains of Northern Arizona, home of the NAU Lumberjacks, microbreweries and the world’s largest Ponderosa Pine tree forest.  The energy in Flagstaff is super friendly, and its woodsy vibe and constant stream of amazing musical events attract people from all over.  Now that summer is sizzling down to its end, the shows seem to be getting cooler and cooler. This month Culture Shock will be presenting the Kaleidoscope Kamp Out.  Culture Shock is an EDM event hosted monthly at the Green Room and has brought us events like Bassnectar, Mimosa, and Pretty Lights.  KKO...
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