February 7, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – As part of their Anorexia Awareness Week program, UCLA presents a very exciting and educational event, “Body Dysmorphic Disorder Explored,” that investigates the intersection of art and science, bringing together international, multidisciplinary artist Leigh de Vries and leading body dysmorphic expert Dr. Jamie Feusner, Professor-in-Residence in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, at the De Neve Auditorium on UCLA’s Westwood campus March 2 from 6-9pm.… Read More
Joshua Tree, CA – Shakti Fest returns for its sixth year May 13 – 15 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center, in Joshua Tree, CA. Organized by Bhakti Fest who lead the way in conscious festival events, Shakti Fest is unique as a springtime celebration of the divine feminine spirit, described in Hindu philosophy as the ‘dynamic force which moves the universe’. The festival features world famous yoga teachers, Kirtan music stars, wisdom workshops, and a healing sanctuary.
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Excitement is building for Veda MeLA, the first annual urban Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic Arts festival taking place at The REEF (formerly The LA Mart) in Downtown Los Angeles November 7 and 8. The Festival will offer a unique atmosphere with a highly curated offering of classes and vendors for a sophisticated, one of a kind gathering for devotees of yoga, art, wisdom and wellness.
Veda MeLA is proud to announce a world class lineup of Workshops and Immersions, from master teachers including Mas Vidal, Daniel Stewart, Mark Whitwell, Christopher Chapple, Lissa Coffey, Philip Goldberg, Maria Garre, Ricky Tran and other thought leaders in the Vedic sciences of India to lead transformational talks on how this ancient wisdom can be applied to modern living.… Read More
Bhakti Fest, the preeminent sacred music and yoga festival dedicated to bringing spiritual and earthly empowerment to attendees and global recipients of the nonprofit festival’s charitable endeavors, will be returning to the Joshua Tree Retreat Center September 9-14.
Known internationally for hosting a massive lineup of Kirtan musicians, master yoga instructors, and spiritual teachers, Bhakti Fest draws thousands of sacred conscious explorers from the U.S. and around the world. Kirtan and reggae influenced singer/songwriter Trevor Hall, known for his hits “Brand New Day,” “The Lime Tree,” “Unity,” and others will headline the event. Other returning headliners include Grammy nominee Krishna Das who will perform one of his last shows before taking a sabbatical; Jai Uttal, with a high energy reggae and ska-influenced Kirtan set; revolutionary hip-hop artist MC YOGI; and long-time Madonna collaborator Donna De Lory.… Read More
The 2015 DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books, produced by JM Northern Media, has themed the conference “For Mature Audiences Only.” No, they aren’t advising on how to create X rated content, but aiming the forum towards a more seasoned group of musicians, authors, and filmmakers who are transitioning away from corporate supported cultural creation models to a more DIY future. Honoring the best of independent content, the 2015 DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books, is pleased to announce the schedule for its 14th annual event.
“After 13 conferences we noticed that mature artists need somewhat different info than newer creators who have grown up in a more DIY era,” said conference managing director Bruce Haring. We are excited to focus on the challenges faced by over-30 content creators in the market.”… Read More
Of the many exciting aspects of the 2014 Raw Living Expo, taking place January 31 – February 2, 2014 at the Hyatt Westlake Village, the Rawntrepreneurs Business & Marketing Conference on Friday January 31 from 9am – 4pm will be a powerful day of enlightening education, especially for raw foods enthusiasts and heart centered entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business in this billion dollar segment of the food industry.
With a mission to help raise individual and organizational consciousness toward ever more sustainable and regenerative business practices, the conference will educate Raw Foods business people, a.k.a. Rawntrepreneurs, and other heart centered businesspeople, from start-up to succession planning to reflect nurturing relationships with all stakeholders: shareholders, employees, customers, supply chain, distribution channels, local community, society and the environment.
The Rawntrepreneurs Business & Marketing Conference will be a day of ideas and experiences presented by international thought leaders and start-up survivors in the raw food industry and beyond. Topics covered will include publicity & marketing, raw food restauranteurship, public speaking, energy mastery for business success, branding through authentic character, creating systems in business, raw food manufacturing, how to turn your ideas into dollars with web technology and more.
The Rawntrepreneurs Conference will help raw leaders get the leg up on the latest tools, techniques and trainings for getting their powerful message out to the world and creating a successful business around it. The event will also facilitate networking among Rawntrepreneurs and create more cohesion in the raw foods industry.
Speakers scheduled for the Rawntrepreneurs Business & Marketing Conference include noted inspirational presenter and entrepreneur Sheevaun Moran, branding expert Paula Schaper, internationally renowned public speaking and performance coach Jonathan Bender, Living Light Culinary Institute directors Cherie Soria & Dan Ladermann, CEO and New Agreements in the Workplace author David Dibble, Juice Feasting and web sales expert David Rainoshek, noted San Francisco restaurateur Quentin Navia, marketing expert Deborah Tumlinson, leading raw food line Living Intentions founder Josh McHugh and more, all hosted by Chris Whitcoe of Intelligent Coach.… Read More
For the 10 year anniversary of Seattle’s annual Decibel Festival, the world’s premier electronic music and DJ school Dubspot heads to the Northwest from Wednesday, September 25 to Friday, September 27 to add an educational component to the music celebration.
Dubspot will host three full days of free workshops on music production, DJing, mixing, mastering sound design, and modular synthesis as part of the 2013 DB Conference in partnership with Decibel Festival, Ableton and Portland’s Control Voltage.
The DB Conference including Dubspot’s EDU Sessions takes place at the Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122. The full schedule along with detailed information about each workshop is after the jump:… Read More
Just in time for back to school, Dubspot Online, the electronic music school for all citizens of the world, has updated their courses and community to take advantage of the latest Google technology, reflect the most recent versions of the top music production software, and bring in more noted music technology experts as teachers.
Dubspot Online has recently rolled out some savvy uses of Google technology solutions for their students. Instructors’ weekly office hours are now held via video conference on Google Hangouts. This has proved wildly popular with students and teachers alike and has greatly increased student engagement.
Dubspot Online is also using a Google+ community as the main online meeting place where students can find collaborators, share music, get questions answered by peers and teachers, find out about cool events, and find new opportunities like DJ gigs, remix contests, and production work. This enables the online school to function much like its terrestrial counterpart in New York City’s Meatpacking District – as a hub for a scene of creative artists of all levels to interact and artistically support each other.… Read More