AS REAL AS IT GETS

Photo credit – Phylicia J. L. Munn. Country Music Truth Teller Mickey Guyton – As Real as it Gets BY HOLLY GLEASON Holly Gleason has written for ROLLING STONE, THE LA TIMES, NY TIMES, MUSICIAN, HITS and NO DEPRESSION. She is the author of WOMAN WALK THE LINE: How The Women of Country Music Changed…

MUSIC’S HEALING VIBRATION

Photo courtesy of Steve Mundinger​ – Return to LIVE – Music’s Healing Vibration BY JIM HOROWITZ Beyond aligning our water molecules, music unites us. It’s a mystery beyond consciousness. Jim Horowitz, president and CEO of Jazz Aspen Snowmass, has a lineup planned for a live Labor Day festival with Stevie Nicks, Eric Church and Maren…

TO GO OR NOT TO GO

Photo credit – Steve Condon To Go Or Not To Go BY WHITNEY DAANE A Nashville-native and graduate of Vanderbilt University, Whitney Daane began her career in entertainment in LA in the film business with stints at Allan-Rice Management and the William Morris Agency before being hired by Madonna to join Maverick Picture Company.  Daane…

QUANTOPIA: THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET

Image courtesy of DJ Spooky QUANTOPIA: THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET BY PAUL D. MILLER AKA DJ SPOOKY EDITOR-AT-LARGE Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a composer, multimedia artist, and writer whose work immerses audiences in a blend of genres, global culture, and environmental and social issues. Miller has collaborated with an array of…

A MAGICAL QUEST

Photo Credit – Jann Stoeckl A Magical Quest and Capture at The Edge of the World BY JANN STOECKL Jann Stoeckl is a pro freelance photographer who has captured exotic images across the planet spanning from South and Southeast Asia onward through the Indo-Pacific. See more of Jann’s work at http://jannstoecklphotography.com Jann Stoeckl wants to…

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THE ALCHEMY OF TRUST

Photo Courtesy of Michael Franti. Soulshine Bali The Alchemy of Trust BY OLIVIA QUARTEL DAANE Michael Franti and his wife Sara have been quarantined in Bali at their Soul Shine yoga retreat since February. They have been shifting, pivoting with the rest of the world and staying creative and optimistic. “Stranded on a tropical island,”…

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CLIMBING THE WORLD CLEAN

 So iLL- Make Each Footstep Count. Climbing the World Clean with Jason Momoa BY OLIVIA QUARTEL DAANE Is that a bird? Is that a plane? It’s Aquaman! That’s just Jason Momoa stealing our hearts again as he joins forces with So iLL creating a brand of climbing gear and street wear that we can slip…

Xander Schultz

READY SET CHANGE

Photo Credit – Xander Schultz Ready Set Change BY OLIVIA QUARTEL DAANE Xander Schultz gives voice to the voiceless. He is a social justice entrepreneur. If indeed our energy is our currency, then he is wealthy beyond even his actual impressive net worth. Xander has accomplished so much at a young age. But he begs…

THE VIBRATION OF NANOBIONIC

The Vibration of Nanobionic BY OLIVIA QUARTEL DAANE What does it mean to be a visionary? A visionary, by Webster’s definition, is, “having or marked by foresight and imagination.” Visionaries are leaders. They are doers. George and Ermis Psipsikas are visionaries. As young athletes, raised in Greece, they strove to be the best they could…

WALKING THE TALK

Photo courtesy of Vincent Desailly A tale of an Eco-Friendly Company WALKING THE TALK BY HILARY STUNDA Hilary Stunda is a Tucson transplant from Aspen, Colorado. A former editor-in-chief of Aspen magazine, she continues to write about arts and culture, travel, and people who do good things for the world. Now there’s a brand you…

THE MULTIPLICITY IS NEAR

Photo Credit – James Brundige – David Haskell – The Multiplicity Is Near BY OLIVIA QUARTEL DAANE Songs of Trees- Stories From Nature’s Greatest Connectors “For the Homeric Greeks, kleos, fame, was made of song. Vibrations in air contained the measure and memory of a person’s life. To listen was therefore to learn what endures.…

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ART IN THE FAST LANE

Photo credit Anthony James, “Repose,” 1967 Ferrari P4.​ Art In The Fast Lane BY ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST Anthony Haden-Guest (born 2 February 1937) is a British writer, reporter, cartoonist, art critic, poet, and socialite who lives in New York City and London. He is a frequent contributor to major magazines and has had several books published…