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A Partridge and a Parody: 12 Twists on Classic Holiday Events

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for holiday events. Bust out the ugly sweaters or the pretty ones, grab a mug of hot chocolate, and celebrate the holiday season with 12 unique takes on classic holiday events: 1. Brassy Baroque Christmas The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet plays holiday classics mixed in with
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Q&A: Jordan Lyon Took a Bold Step. The Rest is History…

It can be lonely in the city. If you don’t watch out, the daily grind of traffic-work-traffic-home can turn into a major rut. Jordan Lyon spotted this phenomenon in himself and his neighbors. Then he took a bold step. He quit his well-paying sales job to start Foundation Community, a Seattle-based organization with a mission
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13 Frightening AF Halloween Events

The air is honey crisp. The nights are getting chilly. It’s time to eat (pumpkin-flavored everything), drink (cider please) and be SCARY. We combed through all of our Halloween events to find zombie 5ks, ghost walks, and so many other haunts across the country. Here are our 13 top picks for Halloween events, ranging from
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6 Essentials to Pack for DragCon (Hint: Leave the Shade at Home)

DragCon NYC is this weekend, and we’re here to make sure that you don’t get left in the dust (…or rather, the glitter). During all the hustle and bustle, our LGBT event specialist Victor shared some tips for getting ahead of the stress. Visit Victor and our New York crew at vendor booth #423. There
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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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