Chico Earthdance 2014

September 21, 2014

Earthdance is an annual Global Peace Party, music and dance events around our world. Social activism since 1997. In Chico, California, it was the 9th annual Chico Earthdance. Featuring performances from Alli Battaglia and the Musical Brewing Company, Los Caballitos de la Cancion, Soul Union, The Electrified Redemption Project, Lost in Outer Space, and Chico West African Drum and Dance, interactive painting, local artists and producers in Cedar Grove, Bidwell Park one Sunday afternoon. We artists circled at the edge of the oaks in Cedar Grove, one of my favorite festival spaces ever…this park is pure Chico magic.

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Henna Summer for Chico, California 2012

It’s that time for sandals, flip flops and bare feet in the creek….which also means you should look into getting some henna for your feet! For casual henna, many people choose their feet over their hands as it does have a tendency to last abit longer than henna on your hands. Check out how awesome an ancient, yet modernly inspired cosmetic can transform your feet into walking beauty. Next, email me for your appointment, One Mile in Bidwell park is my personal favorite place for henna meet ups. There are so many styles of henna design, what do you fancy?

Early morning henna at The Matador Motel for the Art Fiesta, we liked Gulf inspired designs and went with the flow.
the other side.
I really like this design and placement on the foot. This design is inspired by the e-book, “Henna from the Arabian Penninsula” by Liz Ging. This pattern book can be found: http://artisticadornment.com/
Or check out her blog: http://sweetfernstudio.wordpress.com/
Henna for a shining star, Gulf region henna style inspired.
A gift of henna from lovely friends, who will miss their dear friend as she moves out of state.

natural henna stain for a natural girl
A quick henna experience on the veranda for some mehendi feet
My feet at an organic farm festival.

So many possibilities.    One simple henna cone.    A  mehendi culture inspired artisan.    And you.