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Promise For Peace, The Interactive Peace Festival
Date Saturday May 29
Time 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
Directions: Hwy. 101 to Novato, Take the Atherton/San Marin Drive Exit
(Novato) and turn West onto San Marin Drive. Follow to Novato Blvd (2.5
miles). Turn right onto Novato Blvd. The entrance to Stafford Lake Park
and the Promise for Peace Interactive Peace Festival is 1.5 miles on your
left (passed the Stafford Lake Dam).
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorMatthew Schmookler
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

"Promise for Peace" - The Interactive Peace Festival - May 29th, 11am -
11pm Stafford Lake Park, North Bay Area, Novato
http://www.peacegathering.com

We invite peace supporters of all ages and walks of life to join us for
the premier of

”Promise for Peace: The Interactive Peace Festival”

Just 25 miles North of SF, tucked in the rolling hills of Marin County lies the serene Stafford Lake Park. Here we will gather for a full day of networking and celebrating the diverse resources of our growing global peace movement. This is a benefit fundraiser for the Indigenous
Elders and Youth Peace Gathering.

Promise for Peace will be a festival of interactive attractions featuring live music, workshops, performance arts, indigenous speakers, arts and crafts, tasty natural foods, renewable energy expos, healing arts, art
installations, circus performers, and presentations by peace and justice organizations.

Live music on two stages with over 12 bands:

The Mix (an all-star cast with Melvin Seals-Jerry Garcia Band and members
of Dark Star Orchestra, Zero and Phix
Hamsa Lila (a live world trance experience)
Sasha Butterfly
Tina Malia
Shimshai
Company of Prophets
Reorchestra
The Garrin Benfield Band
JP Cutler Band
Shakina feat. Soul Rebel
Wendy De Rosa
Hyim
Samantha Lee
DJ Dragonfly
Tom Slik
Aphrodesia
The Original Intentions
and more.

Performance arts featuring the hottest Bay-Area crews such:

The Mystic Family Circus
Tezkatlipoka Aztec Dance
Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company

Indigenous Speakers:

Robert WhiteMountain (Lakota, The Midnight Strong Heart Society)
Corbin Harney (Shoshone, Shundahai Network)
Jene McCovey (Yurok, Woman’s International League of Peace & Freedom)
Emcee Robert GreyGrass (Lakota, Award Winning Actor)

Special Guests:

Wavy Gravy
Starhawk
Kevin Danaher

Workshops:

”The Local, Green Economy, Our Greatest Weapon
Against Empire” with Kevin Danaher of Global Exchange,
”Non-Violent, Civil Disobedience” w/Ruckus Society,
"World Cafe" with The Institute for Noetic Sciences,
"Anti-Military Recruitment" with Not in Our Name,
”Reclaim the Commons” with Starhawk,
”Street Theatre: Using Drama to Change our World” w/Marin Peace and Justice Coalition
"The Return of Hayehwatha - A New Understanding of Peace on Earth" with Andree Morgana of The Hayehwatha Institute
”Putting the Being Back Into the Human” with Phillip Scott, Ancestral Voice Anusara Yoga with Guided by Grace, The Beehive Collective plus more TBA

Community Round Dance with Durwin WhiteLightening

Art installations by Bay-Area artist dalabil and the Visual
Consciousness in collaboration with A. Roberts of Guerrilla Gallery

Renewable energy demos including solar-powered stage provided by Solar
Depot, bio-diesel VW Jetta (GCC) and bio-diesel generator powered stage.

The Living Peace Village with healing arts, tasty natural foods, fair-trade products, arts and crafts, networking, voter registration and presentations by peace and justice organizations local, national and global.

Come and express your peace!
This is a benefit fundraiser for the Indigenous Elders and Youth Peace
Gathering
Contact Us. Get Involved!
For more info, directions and ticketing information go to
http://www.peacegathering.com or call 1-877-576-5861

$18 for Advanced Tickets
$22 at the door
$10 for Seniors and Youth (13 - 17)

Tickets available now online at http://peacegathering.inhousetickets.com
or by phone at 1-866-384-3060

Ticket outlets: Skills DJ Workshop(Berkley), Ceiba(SF),Distractions(SF),
Redwood Peace and Justice Center(arcata), Marin Peace and Justice
Coaltion(San Rafael Farmers Market)Burrito Exquisito (Willits), Mendocino
Book Company (Ukiah), Bedrock Music and Maximum Music (San Rafael),
Amazing Grace Music (San Anselmo), Wild Horse Records and Tapes
(Garberville), Peace Novato (Novato Farmers Market).

Donations can be made out to "Native American Church, Oregon Chapter" and
sent to 1332 Addison St. Berkeley, CA 94702.

Directions: Hwy. 101 to Novato, Take the Atherton/San Marin Drive Exit
(Novato) and turn West onto San Marin Drive. Follow to Novato Blvd (2.5
miles). Turn right onto Novato Blvd. The entrance to Stafford Lake Park
and the Promise for Peace Interactive Peace Festival is 1.5 miles on your
left (passed the Stafford Lake Dam).

Endorsements and Sponsors include: Papa Leo Promotions, Label Art, Marin Peace and Justice Coalition, Not in Our Name, Redwood Peace and Justice, Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center, Solar Depot, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Solano Peace and Justice Center, Inhouse Tickets, Ruckus
Society, Novato Peace, Marin Conservation Corps
Added to the calendar on Thursday May 6th, 2004 5:15 PM
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