Saturday, December 2, 2023
|11:00 am||Phoenix – Morning Invocation
She has trained in several Witchcraft traditions, always looking to learn more and expand her knowledge. She is initiated into the Reclaiming Tradition of Witchcraft, the Avalon Druid Order, and Gardnerian Wicca. Phoenix is a professional Witch, author, reader, teacher, and owner of the Goddess shop Milk & Honey in Sebastopol CA
|11:15 am||RutiCelli ~ Intimate Cello
Intimate Cello is a 'self realization modality’ bringing a mystical component to help deal better with life. This healing art brings intentional, inspired & channeled performances in the vibration of the earth (432Hz) to increase Intuition and connection to spirit. Listening to this sound vibration activates our intuition, creativity, imagination and can help us connect deeper to the cosmos within so that we can raise our vibration.
An invitation to create a container intended for healing, offering an introspective safe space for folks to sit together and tap into their inner powers in order to shift their reality from within.
Renée de la Prade and Leslie Jackson
These two feisty women share the love of musicand the love of the written word. Both are powerhouse musicians, danvers, and indie publishers from the San Fracisco Bay Area. Between them they play about ten different instruments and round out he sound with some killer footwork, too! They will rock out with some serious grooves, including Cajun, Zydeco, Blues and Rock.
Leslie Jackson: firstname.lastname@example.org
|1:00 pm||Mama Crow / Carmen Marie Gutierrez
As a multi-genre singer, dancer, songwriter, sound healer and storyteller, my music is an authentic representation of the innermost workings of my soul, allowing sound to embody the purest presence from the heart of All That Is.
Joanne Rand ~ Psychedelic Folk Revival
Touring nationally for 30+ years, playing her brand of acoustic “Psychedelic-Folk-Revival” music, Joanne Rand is ready to release her 17th Indie CD of original songs, “Just Keep Going.” (She will have pre-release copies on hand). Raised in the deep South, Rand’s vocal styling is all her own: “Magical and luxuriant like the best brandy in the world.” Her songs, dubbed “nothing short of brilliant” by Santa Rosa Press Democrat (NY Times Publication), reflect a wide array of styles: folk, rock, jazz, Celtic, psychedelic, gospel, tribal, classical, weaving tales of the human condition. “Elegance and fierceness in the same deep breath” writes poet laureate Gary Snyder. Rand has performed alongside such greats as Bonnie Raitt, Micky Hart, John Trudell, Dougie McClean, Janis Ian.
|3:20 pm||April Hirschman
April is a sex and relationship coach and author of Best Breakup Ever and an upcoming memoir Desire Makes Me Brave. She is also a founding member of this Goddess Crafts Fair. Today she is doing standup comedy and one of Magick’s poems.
Magick is a tarot reader, activist, poet who would love for you to book a zoom tarot reading with her at
|3:30 pm||Lakshmi DelSesto
Lakshmi DelSesto is an eclectic vocalist, songwriter, music educator & Kirtan leader. Since 2000 she has been performing her original & world folk music at festivals & venues across the Globe, including Bali & Thailand. Some of her extensive musical involvements include: producing music events, leading ecstatic Kirtans, directing music for ritual performances, singing for yoga classes, and leading interactive sound ritual journeys. She is also currently involved in a commercial music performance group called "Lucky Devils Band”, works as a studio musician, teaches Vocal Sound Healing workshops, preschool music classes, & private voice lessons. Please inquire directly if interested in experiencing her personal brand of private somatic singing lessons and her group immersive “Radiant Voice” program.
|4:30 pm||Manaar Azreik
Manaar Azreik- Sufi Song and Sound Medicine Prayer with guests Hannah Caratti and RutiCelli.
In Sufism, the root meaning of existence is ecstasy. There’s a thirst in every cell of our body. It is called ‘ishq (passion), the wine of love, and ‘ishq is a universal attraction. When every part regains its integrity, the wholeness of who you are connects with the richness that God/Divine Love has created. We need to be able to stay with the passion for the goal through all the unfulfillment.
Rashida and Lillie Robinson
Rashida Oji ~ Spirit-filled force of love. Rashida Oji has been singing and sounding all her life discovering early the power of the voice to transmute suffering and empower women.
|6:00 pm||LaVelle Kenney with Dancers ~ Congolese Dance
Experience the beauty and power of Congolese dance! LaVelle will be dancing with her students from Parkpoint Healdsburg and Coaches Corner, Sebastopol (Wednesdays 5pm). LaVelle says the dances tell stories of everyday life expressions with special emphasis on the center of the body, using the Congolese Circle (Circle of Life) as the foundation. Her goal for her classes is to teach her culture through dance and community. LaVelle says, “We are all connected. We are all together in bongi (community). We are all a village of people. My dances bring joy and pleasure to everyone. African dance is spiritual. It is the spirit of the drums that calls our ancestors.”
LaVelle has been dancing professionally for thirty-five years. She was a member of her late Uncle Ta Malonga’s dance company, Fua Dia Congo (Ancestral heritage) and Diata Diata(marching forward), as well as her Uncle Ta Sandor’s company Sissa Congo (Cultural Heritage), and her company with her cousin, Lorraine, Ijo_Ayo (dance of joy).
|6:30 pm||Drum Circle led by Marchelle Trinity Watkins
Trinity is a earth/land steward of Solidarity Yaad Jamaica who supports with alter activation, breath, mind, body connection, and drumming activations …. They have been with Solidarity Yaad since its inception and continue to be an asset to the growing team. Trinity has worked in the field of trauma for well over 25 years supporting the development of healthy relationships in young boys and men at Greenacre Homes & School located in Sebastopol, Ca. In 2015 Trinity began studying drum medicine with Afia Walking Tree and continues to develop this medicine as a means of supporting and healing our communities.
In 2020 they became a certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher studying under Krishna Kaur and in 2021 became certified to teach youth through Krishna Kaur’s Yoga for Youth program.
Through the practice of Kundalini Yoga we work with the natural connection to the breath and life force energy inviting the mind to relax and be receptive thus allowing the movement of our bodies to remember and release. With the drum we connect with the rhythm, sound, and healing flow allowing it to move us, guide us and dance us free. If you would like to reach out to Trinity, please email them @ Spirit@infinitewaysofbeing.com
BRING A DRUM, PERCUSSION AND YOUR DANCING FEET!!!
Sunday, December 3, 2023
|11:00 am||Kahuna Leilani Bireley ~ Invocation
Opening Invocation by Kahuna and High Priestess, Founder of Daughters of the Goddess Temple; Concord, CAKahuna Leilani - Hawaiian Kahuna, Ordained Dianic High Priestess, Ceremonialist and Co-Author of On Holy Ground: Commitment & Devotion to Sacred Lands, has been bringing ancient Hawaiian healing and Goddess Wisdom to the community for over two decades. She earned her M.A. in Womyn’s Spirituality from New College in San Francisco. Kahuna Leilani started The Daughters of the Goddess Womyn’s Temple in 1996. She gives thanks and honor to her teachers: Luisah Teish, Yoruban Chieftess and author of Jambalaya; Kahuna Auntie Pahia; Vicki Noble, author and co-creator of the Motherpeace Tarot; and Kumu Hula Patrick Makuakane
|11:15am||A. “Butterfly” Fiddle-Hooper
They are an internationally seasoned violinist, electric violinist, cellist, composer, videographer, producer, and instructor. Their 30 years of professional repertoire includes a well-rounded blend of classical, soul, jazz, hip hop, reggae, rock & roll, Celtic, Middle Eastern, Indian classical, and alternative trance styles.
CaroLuna ~ Avant-garde soprano, composer, and visual artist (aka VJ LUNA),
Caroluna performs classical, opera, jazz, cabaret, electronica, and world music. She has performed as a soloist / video artist at the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy, at Grace Cathedral, Herbst Theater, The Fillmore, LUX video art Festival in Sevilla, Spain, SF’s annual Flower Piano and at many other venues and music festivals both nationally and internationally.
"There's an authenticity to Amy Obenski's music that gets to the very core of a person." —Monterey Weekly
Behind her gripping vocals and thought provoking lyrics, you’ll notice influences from Motown and jazz with glimpses of 1960s folk-rock greats such as Carole King or Joni Mitchell. Her biggest breakthrough so far was when her song, Carousel, was featured on the hit TV show, Grey's Anatomy. She just completed her seventh full length album in which she aimed to create “the sound of unfolding.” The recording features a full band (piano, bass, drums, electric guitar), a string quintet and an abundance of lavish harmonies.
Cho’Qosh is a Native American Elder of the Chumash and Seneca Native Tribes. She was mentored by Chief Kickmovi of the Oraiki Hopi Nations and was asked to pass on the sacred stories of the Hopi Prophecy and to teach “Eleventh Hour Tools for the Spiritual Warriors.” For many years she lived off the land in the Canadian wilderness and learned the healing gifts of the plants for food and medicines. ChoQosh has also taught at U.C. Berkley, Cabrillo College, & Monterey Peninsula College. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.
Kym Trippsmith ~ The Amazon Queen
Kym is a wild thang who has been musically inspired since birth. As an avid and noteworthy wordsmith/lyricist, she approaches music as a sacred act—melody, harmony and rhythm intertwined to create spontaneous magic! Bottom line, Kym shows up. She uses her big-hearted rich voice and her Taylor guitar to sing the world awake.
Goddess Dance Gala - Part 1
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Alyra Rose and Gina Rene have joined forces to create transformational mystical hip hop soul music to uplift hearts and minds in these times of Great Change.
Alyra Rose is a Northern California off-grid based, multidimensional Poet, Lyricist, Yoga Teacher, Body-Worker, and Alchemical Songstress devoted to the transformation of humanity through embodied soulful awakening. Where moonchild meets the blues and sings butterflies from the mouth of pain is where Alyra Rose's songs are born again. She syphons songs from the bones of the earth and from the ancient soil of the human story; from grief to glory and everything in between to create triumphant etheral soundscapes to rewire our hearts and minds for an alchemical, trancendental experience of soul rememberance. Alyra blends elements of folk, electronic, hip hop, pop and soul, fusing genres like she clashes outfits.
Goddess Dance Gala - Part 2
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Tami Gosnell ~ Melodically Aggressive Acoustic based Rock with a side of Soul.
Tami Gosnell is a multi-faceted performer with a catalog of over 200 original songs. Ranging from social commentary to sappy love songs, acoustic soul to down-right hard rock; she does not fit in any box and there is something for everyone to enjoy. She currently plays drums and sings in The Front, an all-female power trio, and The Spread Eagles a fun 80s cover band (both with Stephanie Salva).
|6:00pm||Suzanne Sterling ~ Song, Ritual and Sacred Activism
Suzanne Sterling is a dedicated musician, yogi, activist and social innovator who has been performing and teaching transformational workshops for over 20 years. She is founder of Voice of Change, and co-founder of Off the Mat into the World and Auricle Spiritual Musicians Collective. An award winning musician, she has released 5 solo albums and numerous DVD soundtracks. Her life work is dedicated to inspiring others to find their unique voice and to use self-expression as a tool for community building and conscious evolution.