ENTERTAINMENT

What it Takes to Plan a Free Trip to Egypt

Documentary Film Free Trip to Egypt’s producer and creator Tarek Mounib talks Transformation   Free Trip to Egypt Producer Tarek Mounib Producer Tarek Mounib had what some people might consider an unusual dream or mission—to bring a group of Americans concerned about what they perceive as an Islamic threat—to meet actual Muslims in [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Lessons from a Free Trip to Egypt

Free Trip to Egypt Showcases a Path to Tolerance through Travel The premise is intriguing. Invite a random selection of Americans who support the Muslim ban to an all-expenses-paid trip to Egypt. We all have heard thatl personal interactions will lessen the fear of strangers, and the documentary Free Trip to Egypt sets out to [...]

By | May 22nd, 2019|Film|0 Comments

The Artistic Transmission of Dance Comes Alive in If the Dancer Dances

Meg Harper and Davalois Fearon in If the Dancer Dances (Monument Releasing) Exploring Artistic Investigation in If the Dancer Dances The heart of dance - just as is with all tumultuous and symphonic forms of artistic expression - is a pas de deux between love and conflict. No better reflection of such coupling [...]

By | May 18th, 2019|Film|0 Comments

The Biggest Little Farm Documents the Inspiring Growth of Apricot Lane Farms

Have you ever dreamed of leaving the city and living off the land, growing your own crops and gathering your own eggs? John and Molly Chester had that fantasy when they lived in a Santa Monica apartment that boasted only a porch garden. Then they actually purchased a 200 acre orchard called Apricot Lane Farms. [...]

By | May 8th, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Knock Down the House Showing on Netflix

In 2018, Candidates Came to Knock Down the House Knock Down the House is one of the poignant and triumphant films ever made. Imagine if a monk in a monastery in India in 1974 had said to a fellow monk, “I’m going to follow around this Steve Jobs kid with a video camera.  He has [...]

By | May 5th, 2019|Film|0 Comments

Michael Mollura Composes Dream Music

Michael Mollura Dream Music composer photo courtesy of Adina Doria Listening to the Sounds of the Unconscious Michael Mollura, PhD, is one of those multi-hyphenate professionals as well as a sincere practitioner of the devotional arts and a longtime personality in the Bhakti yoga spiritual community. He is a person whose degrees and [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Music|0 Comments

Chant with Krishna Das in LA

Krishna Das Photo by Ann Summa The art of kirtan is the sacred practice of repeating the names of god. It is the collective practice of praising all aspects of the divine through repetition, melody, rhythm, and song. Kirtan is a participatory practice in which a concert becomes an event of worship, of [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Don't Show on Home Page, Music|0 Comments

Ayla Nereo Shines in By The Light of the Dark Moon

The Voice of Empowerment: Ayla Nereo By The Light Of The Dark Moon is the sixth album from singer-songwriter Ayla Nereo. Her epic breakthrough is living proof of the power of perseverance and is a portrait of an artist in a moment on the cusp of global stardom. Not only is this her finest recorded [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Music|0 Comments

Satsang Raises Social Consciousness on Kulture

Satsang Photo by Mark Cluney Satsang Combines Eclectic Musical Roots with Meaningful Messages Satsang's music has roots in funk, folk rock, and hip-hop. Overall you'd file them under the category of "raising social consciousness,” along with other artists such as Citizen Cope, Ben Harper, and Michael Franti. Satsang is a superior example of the [...]

By | March 21st, 2019|Music|0 Comments

The Documentary Film Apollo 11 Brings Space to Life

Apollo 11 Delivers Viewers to the Moon We have The Right Stuff, Apollo 13, Apollo 18, First Man, From the Earth to the Moon. Do we need another film about manned spacecraft missions? A resounding yes, it turns out. If the film is Apollo 11. Apollo 11 is an astounding documentary. It is brilliant in [...]

By | March 10th, 2019|Film|0 Comments