Q&A with AGNI, a Co-Creative, Transformational Yoga Festival

From June 2nd to 5th, AGNI Festival will take place on the outskirts of Barcelona. The festival comprises four days and three nights of yoga practices, shamanic ceremonies, ecstatic dance, meditations, healing arts and a range of workshops. It will include an open space for anyone who wants to offer a class, workshop, talk or
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AGNI: Una celebración co-creativa de yoga, música, terapias y comunidad consciente.

Read English version. Del 2 al 5 de junio se estará celebrando el AGNI Festival en las afueras de Barcelona. Con 4 días y 3 noches de prácticas de yoga, ceremonias shamánicas, ecstatic dance, meditaciones, arte terapéutico y un gran rango de talleres, el festival contará con espacios abiertos para el que quiera ofrecer una
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7 Seriously Cool Winter Festivals to Attend

Sure, summer has a well-earned reputation as “festival season,” but winter is an excellent time to gear up and go out. Tickets tend to be cheaper, crowds aren’t as sweaty, and nothing chases away post-holiday winter doldrums like live events. Plus, cocoa. 1. San Francisco Movement Arts Festival It’s back, it’s bigger and features new
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How to Redefine Failure and Flip into Possibility

Editor’s Note: Jeff Leisawitz is the author of the book “Not F’ing Around,” as well as an award-winning musician/producer and internationally distributed filmmaker. He has some sound advice for creative folks and event organizers on failing fast. Live in Seattle? Attend Jeff’s workshop April 9: Discover What You Love (and Why).  Have you ever failed? Yeah,
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Help Burlesque Hall of Fame Shimmy Into a New Space

Brown Paper Tickets started working with the Burlesque Hall of Fame last year. We ticketed the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas and launched the Burlesque Hall of Fame Fund that allows producers to raise money for the 501 (c)(3) nonprofit Las Vegas museum dedicated to preserving, celebrating and inspiring the art of
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New York Burlesque Festival Brings the Glitterati to Gotham

The glitterati is about to descend on the Big Apple in a flurry of sparkle, shimmies and smiles. The New York Burlesque Festival celebrates its 13th anniversary, September 24 to 27 with a fabulous line up of legends, queens, kings, international talent and burlesque up-and-comers. Since 2003, the festival has boasted sold-out crowds and this
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BHoF Weekender Hits, Highlights and Big Winners

Brown Paper Tickets is proud to have handled ticketing for the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, the annual gathering of the glitter tribe in Las Vegas, June 4 to 7. This was my first year attending the Weekender and it was a fantastic opportunity to meet many of our burlesque producers and performers in person. Sunday
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And the Brassy Award Goes To …

It’s my esteemed honor to announce the winner of the inaugural Brassy Award: Mistress Kali. The $500 cash grant and mentorship will be applied to her winning show Storyville Rising, premiering in New Orleans May 16 and 17, 2015. Thunderous applause from the glitter tribe erupted as I gave her the award at The Great
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Q + A: Vivienne Fuego on The Golden Poppy Revue

We interviewed Vivienne Fuego, founder of Sacramento’s newest revue, The Golden Poppy Revue to find out how she got involved in burlesque, the challenges with her new endeavor and what audiences can expect to see at the Golden Poppy’s upcoming debut production. See “L’Amour—An Evening of Valentease,” Saturday, February 28 at the Colonial Theater in Sacramento.
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9 Valentine’s Day Events You’ll Love

Te amo. Je t’aime. Aloha wau ia ‘oe. I love you. However you say it and whomever you say it to, get out and paint the town red. From sassy shows to romantic dinners and raucous Mardi Gras parties, there’s a lot going on this month. And still plenty of time for Valentine’s Day procrastinators
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