In 2015, Lightning in a Bottle returns for their tenth year, Memorial Day Weekend (May 21-25, 2015) to the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA. The music and arts festival forges ahead with incredible updates to the Lucent Temple of Consciousness, an area for festivalgoers seeking transformative experiences through workshops, holistic lectures, yoga and movement. Among these improvements include a brand new on-site structure, expanded learning kitchen, world-class lectures, and an inaugural May 3rd pre-event in downtown Los Angeles.
The lineup includes artists Flume, SBTRKT, Panda Bear, ODESZA, RL Grime, and over 300 more musicians and artists. Throughout the festival weekend, attendees will be able to enjoy the groundbreaking and redefined Lucent Temple of Consciousness. The main stage of the Temple has been completely redesigned to include a fully shaded Bedouin tent with performances by artists Mia Doi Todd, Marques Wyatt, Beautiful Chorus, and Babes. The adjacent structures will house the expanded Learning Kitchen, workshops, Healing Sanctuary, yoga and movement classes. On Sunday, May 25th, historian Roger Steffens will present a set dedicated to the life and music of the great Bob Marley, followed by an afternoon of reggae dance celebration.
Speakers and workshops include best-selling author of the book series, Conversations with God, Neale Donald Walsch, Buddhist scholar and humanitarian, Pema Khandro Rinpoche, ethnopharmacologist and author, Dennis McKenna, yogi and health coach, Hemalayaa, reggae historian, Roger Steffens, transformational culture author, Daniel Pinchbeck, social permaculture expert, Pandora Thomas, tantra teacher, Kamali Minter, the White Witch of LA, Maja D’Aoust, men’s empowerment coach, Zat Baraka, and feminine embodiment mentor, Joanne Ameya Cohen.
Ecstatic Dance and Contact Improv which includes DJs and instructors of free form movement and a spiritual awakening of the body, will feature Shaman’s Dream with Rana Satori, Ryan Herr with Eva Clay, Rara Avis with Tyler Blank and Cuttarung with Seti Devi.
The healing Sanctuary will feature Mayan Oracle Aiesha and Dr. Nick of Dr. Nick’s Essential Oil Wizardy. The Learning Kitchen, fully shaded under the brilliance of the “Quinoa” tent, presents Valerie Farcelais of Vitalité Nutrition & Wellness and Thai chef Sarinya Pui.
On May 3rd, 2015, the inaugural Lucent Temple of Consciousness Pre-Event in Los Angeles will be a 12-hour urban retreat to energize your body, broaden your mind and open your heart. For the first time ever, the Temple’s transformational experience will begin three weeks prior to the actual festival itself, to inspire festivalgoers to dig deep within themselves to experience all the festival has to offer. For details, visit the Pre-Event’s Facebook page and RSVP to stay in the loop!
Visit Lightning in a Bottle’s website for the latest updates on panel speakers, performing musicians, chefs, workshops, wellness experts, and yoga at the redefined Lucent Temple of Consciousness stages. To learn about The Lucent Temple of Consciousness, click here.
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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.