Jeff Smith 4 p.m., Aug. 28
V Elements Festival
A solar and alternatively powered yoga, music, and culture festival. Features yoga classes by day, and electronic, funk, hip hop, soul, and world music by night from local, regional, and national touring artists. Also includes beach clean-ups, a libations garden, Dr. Bronner's All-One-Ark village, free massages and bodywork, and more.
A joint production of Indie Yoga in Ocean Beach, Alternative Power Productions solar sound and staging specialists, and talent management agency The Madero Group, V Elements (“five elements”) will feature a lineup of local and touring electronic, funk, hip hop, soul, and world musicians on the largest solar-powered stage in the nation.
A series of yoga flows corresponding to the five elements of space, air, water, fire, and earth will be accompanied by musical performers and led by local instructors Charity Rahmer (Indie Yoga), Luke Wientzen (Bird Rock Yoga, Indie Yoga), Nikki Krause (CorePower Yoga), John Jay Verhagen (Indie Yoga), Carolina Moreira (Pilgrimage of the Heart), and internationally-renowned yogi Pradeep Teotia.
The all-star musical lineup includes Living Legends honchos The Grouch & Eligh, Zion I, Govinda, David Starfire, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Sir Charles, Mikey Lion, Dink, local chilldub beacon Michael Divinity, Dub Sutra, and DJ Lakshmi.
- Cost: $20 - $40
- Reader event preview (April 3, 2013)