LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The tenth annual Lightning in a Bottle music and arts festival has released the long awaited lineup for the Lucent Temple of Consciousness featuring awe inspiring speakers such as best-selling author of Conversations with God Neale Donald Walsch, Unified Field physicist Nassim Haramein, plant medicine expert Dennis McKenna, plus many more impressive exhibits of yoga instruction, dance & movement, discussion panels, holistic talks, workshops, chefs, and interactive art to be showcased across the Temple’s multiple stages.
At Lightning in a Bottle, the Lucent Temple of Consciousness provides a sacred space for transformative enlightenment at Lighting in a Bottle by day. By night, festival goers can experience audio/visual exploration through music and ritual performances including world and ethnic dance, belly dance, ecstatic dance, and unique circus arts. Nearby structures house the expanded Learning Kitchen which will morph into a silent disco by nightfall, a newly amplified Healing Sanctuary, Mystery School, and the Meditation Temple Lookout up on the hill.
With two expansive yoga tents, Yoga OM and Yoga Namaste, participants can reawaken their body and mind with over 30 world renowned yoga teachers and freely dance and move with Ecstatic Dance and Movement. Interactive art at this year’s Temple will also offer an integrated, engaging experiences with the Healing Sanctuary
New this year on the main stage, an opening night film screening features unreleased documentary about Russell Brand called “BRAND: A Second Coming”, where he dives head first into drugs, sex, and fame in an attempt to find happiness. Further panels discussing Sustainability in Business, Love Sex and Porn, and Thriving as an Artist, will enlighten the mind’s eye throughout the weekend.
To get a glimpse of what to expect of the “redinfied” Temple at this year’s Lighting in a Bottle, see full lineup listing below. For more information about The Lucent Temple of Consciousness, visit http://lightninginabottle.org/experience/temple-of-consciousness/.
Neale Donald Walsch – Best-selling author of Conversations with God, Nassim Haramein – Unified Field physicist, Dennis McKenna – Plant medicine expert, Dream Rockwell – Festival founder, Roger Steffens – Bob Marley historian. Ondi Timoner – Director of the new Russell Brand documentary “BRAND: A Second Coming”, Jodi Wille – Director and Producer of the new Russell Brand documentary “BRAND: A Second Coming”, Guru Singh Khalasa – Kundalini Master, Pema Khandro Rinpoche – Tibetan Buddhist master teacher, Radha & Miki Agrawal – Entrepreneurs and Daybreakers founders, Daniel Pinchbeck – Author OF Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, Aiesha Cosmos – Mayan Astrologer and Wisdom Keeper, Jamie Janover – Innovative hammered dulcimer player and percussionist, Luminaries featuring J. Brave, Chip Conley – Conscious Entrepreneur, Alessandra Belloni, Daniel San
Mia Doi Todd, Marques Wyatt, Beautiful Chorus, Rocky Dawuni, Leah Song Solo (of Rising Appalachia), Astarius Miraculii, Janover & reSunator, T Bird, Shamans Dream, Beautiful Chorus, Fabiano do Nascimento, Sheela Bringi, Babes, Astarius Miraculii, Janover & reSunator, Luminaries, Shawn Barry, Josh ‘Yehoshua’ Brill, Akal Dub, Rara Avis, Dragonfly, Ryan Herr, Itom Lab, Shawni and Friends, CUTTaRUGG, Maru, Becca Dakini, Mental Physix, Roger Steffens – Bob Marley historian, Rocky Dawun, Secret undisclosed Dub DJ
EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSIONS
- Sustainability in Business: CEO and co-founder of Thrive Market Gunnar Lovelace, California Baby founder Jessica Iliscoy, and Product Manager Ecofilter and founder of Eco superheroes Joey Mendelson
- Thriving as an Artist: Mear One, Brent ‘Shrine’ Spears, Rachel Mandala, Christina Angelina, Daniel Bilmes, and John Park moderated by the Do Art Foundation’s very own Carmen Nunez
- Love, Sex and Porn: Tantra Master Mark Whitwell, Porn Director Dana Dane, Tantra Teacher Kamali Minter, Relationship and Sexuality Coaches Eva Clay and Bryan Reeves, moderated by Dream Rockwell
Guru Singh Khalasa, Micheline Berry, Mark Whitwell, Felicia Tomasko, Michael Brian Baker, Jules Febre, Gigi Snyder, Cheri Rae Russell, Kishan Shah, Cristi Christensen, Joan Hyman, Tony G, Bizzie Gold, Pluma, Brian Campbell, Sita Devi, Jai Dev Singh, Shawni and Friends, Ari Kanamori, Aruna Rigdzin, Gianna de la Torre, Gloria Baraquio, Lara Berg and Kevin Heidt, Jaysea Devoe, Kurt Johnsen, LA Finfinger, Scott Winslow, Ry Toast, Kristina & Joerael, Jen Ator and Brett Hoebel
MEDITATION LOOKOUT MEDITATION & SPIRITUAL RITUALS
Felicia Tomasko, Michael Brian Baker, Ladamira, Alix Txe, Nature, Raul Rosiles
ECSTATIC DANCE & MOVEMENT
Shamans Dream with Rana Satori, Ryan Herr with Tyler Blank, Hemalaaya Behl, RaRa Avis with Eva Clay, Dj CuttArug with Sita Devi, Banafsheh, Parashakti, Fernando Bright Feathers, Jennifer Shields, Jeffrey Boynton, Ayaserpent, Wilpower, Linda Borini, Tijae, Josie Keys, Jacqui Lalita
MYSTERY SCHOOL & PINEAL PLAYGROUND WORKSHOPS
Pandora Thomas, Rising Appalachia “Vocal Playshop”, Jason Wrobel, Valerie Farcelais, Dr. Nick’s Essential Oil Wizardry, Cameron Bowman, Kamali Minter, Eva Clay, Magda Freedom Rod, Josh ‘Yehoshua’ Brill, Pema Khandro Rinpoche, LA Finfinger, Zat Baraka, Joanne Ameya & Achintya Devi, Robert Kandell & Michelle Wright, Jennifer Partridge, Naada Guerra & Gianna de la Torre, Ashley Booth, David Ede, Ashley Moon Stanfield, Luna Love, Priya Deepika Mohan & James Barnard
HEALING SANCTUARY INTERACTIVE ART
Mayan Rune Oracle Readings with Aiesha Cosmos, Dr. Deb ‘Ask the Elder’, Lightning Without a Bottle, Human Design with Akasha, Sacred Ritual Healing with Daniel San
THE LEARNING KITCHEN EXPERIENTIAL CHEFS
Meredith Klein of Pranaful, Magda Freedom Rod, N.C., Cheri Rae Russell of Peace Yoga, Cristina Urioste of Rasa Foods, Sarinya Pui, Aruna Ross of the Yogic Medicine Institute, Jacqui Lalita, Eviane Coton, Aimee Gilchrist of New Belgium Brewing Company
To purchase tickets for Lightning in the Bottle 2015, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lightning-in-a-bottle-festival-2015-tickets-14938121323.
ABOUT DO LAB / LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE
Based in Los Angeles, Do LaB’s mission is to craft experience as art and bring communities together. Aside from showcasing musicians throughout Southern California, Do LaB is well known for creating unique art installations/stages and curating cutting-edge acts at Coachella in addition to producing Southern California’s Lightning in a Bottle, and the 2012 Winter Solstice event The Great Convergence, which took place at the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Do LaB’s work has also been showcased at Virgin Music Festival, Global Gathering, Portugal’s Boom Festival and many more.