ENTERTAINMENT

An Epic Free Solo Captured on Film

Free Solo: Gripping Rocks & Gripping to Watch Rock climbing has significant history in California, specifically in the Yosemite Valley. Not surprisingly, one of our own has taken the sport to new heights. Alex Honnold free solo climbed the prestigious 3,200-foot wall face of the El Capitan mountain in Yosemite in 2017, as documented in [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Trevor Hall The Fruitful Darkness

Trevor Hall photographed by Emory Hall In The Fruitful Darkness, Trevor Hall has created something extraordinarily rare these days: a concept LP. When listening to this album, other classics of the concept art form and lineage come to mind, such as U2’s The Joshua Tree, The Police’s Synchronicity and even Pink Floyd’s The Wall. Trevor shares with profoundly authentic vulnerability at a new level [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Yoga Rising: 30 Empowering Stories from Yoga Renegades for Every Body

  Photo of Dianne Bondy by Sarit Rogers Photography One of the things I love about the yoga community is the growing conversation about inclusivity, accessibility, and how different bodies are represented in studios as well as within the images and literature. Author, professor, and yoga visionary Melanie C. Klein is the editor [...]

By | October 2nd, 2018|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Mirrors by Sangeeta Kaur

Artist and Singer Sangeeta Kaur Sangeeta Kaur combines classical music with spiritual themes. Sangeeta Kaur is a Vietnamese-American trained opera singer who has performed all over the world. She gravitated to mantra-style singing to bring healing and awakening through music and yoga. Mirrors Mirrors is Sangeeta's third New Age/Classical crossover album. Accompanied by Nicolas Neidhart [...]

By | September 22nd, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Opium Moon Creates Enchanting World Music

Self-titled ensemble debut Opium Moon is a supergroup with meditative soul. Los Angeles-based ensemble Opium Moon produces some of the most enchanting music you'll ever hear. I dabble in music scoring and licensing and immediately thought, "Music supervisors would kill for world music of this quality and beauty.” It brought to mind one of my [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Love’s Door by Shyama Chapin

The daughter of a choir director, Shyama Chapin has been singing as long as she can remember. Her first composition, a piece about Winnie the Pooh, was written on her grandma's upright piano when she was four years old. While surrounded by sounds of prayer, and coffee shop singer-songwriters, she began to notice the dynamic [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Down Come the Walls by Jai-Jagdeesh

Artist Jai Jagdeesh Jai Jagadeesh: Spirituality and Song Actress, classical Indian dancer, photographer, writer and musician Jai-Jagdeesh spent years traveling throughout Northern India. At the time, she was as a musical representative for Yogi Bhajan's foreign education program to further global understanding and practice of the sacred texts of the Kundalini Yoga. She also [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Music|0 Comments

Calling All Earthings Exclusive Clip

The Integratron dome in Landers, CA from "Calling All Earthlings," a feature documentary about the Integratron, 2018 Sharing the History of The Integratron The Integratron is a legendary place in the high desert, outside of Joshua Tree. In order to visit, you have to make reservations, trek down desolate roads, and find it. [...]

By | August 27th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Pick of the Litter Follows Adorable Guide Dogs in Training

Potential Guide Dog Puppies are Adorable in Pick of the Litter If you love dogs and/or humanitarian causes, here is a must-see film that combines both. Pick of the Litter (directed by Don Hardy Jr and Dana Nachman) is a behind-the-scenes documentary about the preparation of guide dogs to serve the blind. Compared to the [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Film|0 Comments

Neosoul Artist Dorian on Practicing Yoga for Everyday Life

photo of Dorian by David Young-Wolff Throughout Los Angeles, there are creative artists who are bringing their yoga practice to life in innovative ways. Neosoul artist Dorian is one of those people. Through his frequent collaborations with teachers, and through his music (self-help set to song), he offers inspiration in all of his work. [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Music|0 Comments