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Saturday, May 05, 2012
Life Force Arts Center Upcoming Events!
Tis' the Merry Month of May!
Come frolick at Life Force Arts Center
Please join us for events highlighting our art exhibit
Bridge to Eden
and many other programs
Bridge to Eden events
Saturday, May 5, 2012
$10 advance/$15 at the door
Come celebrate Spring with a preview of Courtly Consorte’s Renaissance Faire music, also…
…hear some originals and covers from Kellyann and Aaron
thine ear to the music of the Renaissance as performed by Courtly
Consorte, a recorder ensemble performing instrumental and vocal music
to transport you to an earlier time of mystery and enchantment.
Courtly Consorte is a staple at the Bristol Renaissance Faire,
performing there for the last 15 years, as well as for The Real World of Faerie closing reception at Life Force Arts Center in May 2011.Courtly’s
music combines a blend of early music, renaissance, and folk music,
with recorder and vocal music rounded out with guitar, mandolin, and
bodhran to make a relaxing and entertaining time for all. Visit Courtly Consorte.
dedicate this concert to the sleeping Beauty in each of us; to the power
of Love, Light and Joy that is resting in the heart of the Human Being,
just waiting to be awakened.I’ll combine the music of my heart with the
sound of the Native American flute; merge it with loving touch of the
Creator and the shining Light of Your Being.
You are just amazing in your tremendous Beauty and creative Power. Let’s dance together.
Tatiana Chaika was born and
raised in southwest Siberia, Russia. She has performed in California at
Mount Madonna Center, Gateways book-gift-music store in Santa Cruz, and
hospitals and rehabilitation centers in Arroyo Grande. In addition to
creating Healing Sound as a Native American flute player, Tatiana
provides spiritual intuitive consulting, Energy Body Work as a Reiki
Master, and Honey Application Art as a Master Teacher.
Celia is a cross between an Earthy Enya, Joan Baez, & …..Tina Fey. A singer, songwriter, actress, and storyteller, she
dishes up the most delicious concoction of the silly & the sacred.
Celia has opened for notable authors: Marianne Williamson, Neal Donald
Walsche, & Dr. Masaru Emoto. She has provided live music for Off
Broadway’s “Rum & Vodka”, authored “Symbol” (Anthem to the Pentacle
Quest) and her “Irish Tales” has been nominated Best Storytelling CD by
Just Plain Folks (The Grassroots of Grammies). Celia was born and
raised in Wisconsin, currently resides in Prescott, AZ & is touring
with her 9th album “For the Asking”. “Celia’s music calls Women to their glory and Men to their hearts.” Marianne Williamson author of “A Return to Love”Visit:www.celiaonline.com
of the “modern” world has found ways to seal itself away from the
natural world. Yet, even within the sealed homes and businesses humans
find ways to bring nature inside. Flowers, photographs, rocks and plants
(many of them actually alive). I would like to invite you to a
Storytelling event I call, Hey, You, Wake Up and Smell the Roses!
of different nations will help us explore humankind's relationship to
the flora world. There is a rich tradition in world culture as to how
plants came to be, are used to aid us, cautionary tales to ponder, to
bring us peace. I will select stories from Native American, European,
African and Asian countries to highlight our relationship to the Green
World. There will be a few surprises and a laugh or two along the way.
In the end, I hope we will all have a deeper appreciation of of the gift
just outside our doors.
studied storytelling at Emerson College Sussex, England and began his
professional storytelling career in 1996. Mark is the resident
storyteller at the North Park Village Nature Center in Chicago. His
storytelling and workshop activities take him to schools, libraries,
festivals, parties, scouting events, campfires, senior centers,
hospitals, corporations and community events. Mark particularly enjoys
telling stories from his Cherokee heritage. Mark has had a long
career in Chicago as a dancer and yoga and fitness instructor, and is
happy to see one of his dreams manifested in the development, with his
wife Sharon, ofHarmony Yoga Reiki Center.
Amy Auset Rohn, Harpist: Osiris the Green Man
& other songs Saturday, June 9, 2012
8 PM Suggested donation: $10 advance/$15 at the door Info/registration: info@LifeForceArts.org or 773-327-7224
Connect your heart deeper to the spirits of the Divine as
harpist Amy Auset Rohn shares her love of music and myth through
original songs from her CD, "Bentreshyt: Harp of Joy". Both a composer
and performer, Amy's songs express the stories of ancient gods and
goddesses, giving her performances a sense of enchantment and mysticism.
Allow the music to lead you to a place of serenity where you can hear
the soft whispers of the deities of old telling their stories. In
celebration of LFAC's current art exhibit Bridge to Eden:The Green World as Artist, Auset
will include new songs to Osiris the Green Man Himself. Shamanic
singer-dancer Joan Forest Mage will join Auset for part of the
An ordained Priestess of Isis through the Fellowship of Isis, Amy Auset Rohnis a sound healer and harpist devoted to the healing power of music. She has a unique style of composition and released her first CD "Bentreshyt: Harp of Joy" in September 2010.www.Awaken2Light.webs.com www.thelittleharpist.com
This workshop is
designed to give you essential principles and tools to build your
relationship with crystals, and to understand and utilize their magical
and healing properties.
Each student will apply what they have learned by working hands-on with
the crystals to create a pendant or earrings as a charm for their own
or another's healing. You will receive valuable handouts about planetary
and chakra correspondences, gemstone folklore, color theory, crystals
for aura protection, gem remedies for healing, and how to do a
divination reading with stones.
Steven Blaine Adams is an artist and designer
who works with natural materials like stones and crystals to create
symbols with spiritual resonance. He is LFAC's store designer, and is
on the curatorial committee for LFAC's art exhibits. Steve creates
spirit-based jewelry, and has been a Tarot reader for 30 years. This class may be taken for 3 NCBTMB credit hours**
you like to express yourself in a gentle, poetical way? But think
you’re not talented enough, or have no clue HOW to do it? Can you
breathe and count to six?
Come join us and learn Native American Flute! You will be amazed at how easy it is to play the flute, and to express yourself through it. What
to bring: Bring your flute, bring a friend, or just bring your self.
Extra flutes will be available if you don't have one, and the instructor
can give you information on purchasing a flute at low cost.
the ancient shamanic journey meditation: traveling to the spirit realm
to gain wisdom and healing from angels, ancestors, totem animals and
other helpful spiritual beings. Learn about shamanic cosmology, the
history and ethical basis of shamanism, and the ways shamanic practice
applies to the modern world and to healing the web of all life. No
previous experience necessary. Required reading:Singing The Soul Back Home by Caitlin Matthews. Foundations of Shamanism: Shamanic Journeying
is one of three basic seminars in Joan Forest Mage's Shamanic Training
Program. You can start the Course with any of the three seminars.
This class may be taken for 7 NCBTMB credit hours**
CRYSTALIGN METHOD is a form of intuitive energy work that Dr. Harris
developed to help her clients locate and release their "energetic
trouble spots." In her workshop, you will learn how to read the
client's energetic field and practice different ways to release any
trouble spots. This experiential workshop is especially geared for
Lightworkers who are looking to expand their repertoire, or those who
would like to become Lightworkers.Jennifer Harris, DC is
a practicing Chiropractor and Intuitive in Chicago, IL. She is the
founder of the Crystalign Method of Intuitive Energy Work. Visit www.drjenniferharris.com
This class may be taken for 3 NCBTMB credit hours**
Experience a wonderful spiritual
healing with Sharyl and the Siria Family! If there is anything you want
to change and improve in your life, any "stuck" places, this is the
event that can do it for you energetically. You will see Sharyl go into
trance and bring through the beings of light called the Siria Family,
who exist on the spiritual plane. They are funny, warm and wise, and
they are here to assist us in our growth, and release the blocks that
are holding us back in life. Their goal is to create heaven on earth.
Witnessing Sharyl channeling is truly something to behold; this is real
trance work. The end of the session is a meditation led by the Siria
Family. It is powerful; you will have a shift. These beings love to
heal, and that is their purpose in coming. You can trust Sharyl and the
Sharyl Noday is
certified as an active Full Trance Channel and Channeling Teacher, and
has over 25 years of study in metaphysics, multidimensioal consciousness
and paranormal investigation. Please visit www.sharylnoday.com
$10 advance/$15 door
Info/registration: 773-327-7224 or info@LifeForceArts.org
music of pianist Louis Colaiannia transforms musical notes into
ethereal images that captivate the soul. Entrancing with its passion,
his music will encompass your being allowing you to experience emotion
in waves. Influenced by the works of such immortal composers as
Beethoven, Mozart, and Rachmoninoff, Louis Colaiannia intoxicates with
their same passion, complexity, and enchantment. Described by Scott
Taylor, Veteran Radio Consultant and Award Winning Programmer, as an,
"Incredible composer and performer with a touch of Tesh, Brickman &
Yanni all rolled into one. His music is both soothing and uplifting,
allowing the senses to feel every note." Visit www.louismusic.com
Life Force Arts Center proudly presents Louis as part of Sound & Spirit, ourconcert
series featuring music for shifting consciousness, creating meditative
states, sound healing, and connection to spirit.
Edward's performance features overlapping layers of sound healing
modalities, including Himalayan singing bowls, ganta bells, ting shaws
(cymbals), gong, and mantra.
Edward Farnhamhas studied numerous spiritual and
healing techniques, including Himalayan bowls and sound healing with
Richard Rudis, and mantra with Thomas Ashley-Farrand and his wife,
Margalo or Satyabhama, two of the world's foremost experts on Hindu
mantra. Edward is a singer with the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus (www.cgmc.org
),and a painter who attempts to use the creative force as a vehicle to the divine.
Life Force Arts Center is a not-for profit, tax exempt 501 (c) 3 organization that provides many free and low-cost artistic, spiritual
and educational programs to the community, including art exhibits,
performances, workshops, lectures, and more. We present an average of 20
events each month!
Memberships and donations are a vital part of LFAC's income; only with your support can we continue. Your help is important and appreciated.
and the great premiums you receive. You can join online, by phone at 773-327-7224 or in person at the Center. Stop by during our Gallery hours: 1:30 - 6:30 PM on Mondays and Thursdays, or at other times by appointment.