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Permaculture—a design science, and a set of practical tools and principles for creating a future we want to live in!  Do you dream of a world that is beautiful, healthy, just, and balanced?  Where everyone has fresh food, clean air, flowing water, and thriving community?  Permaculture gives us the tools to create it, to heal […]

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We are very pleased to present our new teaser for The Fifth Sacred Thing film project.  We have been working very hard behind the scenes to develop the project, and realized we needed a quick and effective way to present the story ideas and themes of the film to those who have not yet […]

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We have introduced you previously to Rena, whose blissful song “Open Me Slowly” graced our Kickstarter video in 2011.  Rena is also the mix engineer for the musical score we have been developing for the film with composer Joshua Penman.  They have recently completed “The Fifth Sacred Thing Theme”, which we will be revealing in […]

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We began with a few questions. What is Emerald City? How do we create the world we want to live in? What are the traits we think our heroes will need?

Our mentors, Senegalese artist Charles Dabo, and Yoruba Priestess and author Luisah Teish, offered wisdom and passionate guidance as we explored traditional African Rites […]

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We did it, everyone!  We’re 127% funded, thanks to you–and up in the top 50 of Kickstarter’s  most funded projects!  Huge gratitude to all of you who donated, who Liked the site, who joined our Facebook page, who posted and forwarded our links, who have offered so many different kinds of help, support and […]

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In the world of The Fifth Sacred Thing, the residents of San Francisco agree to resist the Steward Army with non-violent tactics.  Even among those who do agree to engage in active resistance there is a consensus that the machinery of warfare and domination may be sabotaged or destroyed, but not at the expense of […]

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Artist Feature – Rena Jones

On 17 August 2011 By

This week’s artist feature highlights the work of composer and cellist Rena Jones.  Rena’s skillful blending of acoustic and electronic music is both soothing and uplifting, and we are extremely proud to welcome her to The Fifth Sacred Thing creative family.  Her song “Open Me Slowly” is featured as the opening music in our Continue Reading

Growing like wildfire under the canopy of live electronica and world roots music comes a masterful merge of modern technology, live instrumentation and seductive performance, built of brass bands and glitch, string quartets and dubstep: the musical trio Beats Antique.

Since the group’s inception from the eclectic underground of San Francisco’s performance art scene, Beats […]

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Lammas morning—I woke up and saw that during the night we’d reached our first funding point on our Kickstarter campaign for The Fifth Sacred Thing movie.  Yesterday, I’d posted the update below on our Kickstarter page—hoping that we’d hit that landmark on Lammas, and we did!  Such good magic!

“August 1, Lammas, […]

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A Tale of Two Movies!

On 27 July 2011 By

Our Kickstarter campaign for The Fifth Sacred Thing is going phenomenally well.  We are 80% toward our original funding goal—with 25 days left to go!  Thanks to everyone who has been showing us such fantastic support!

Now, we’re shifting gears.  Our campaign really has two goals—first, of course, to raise the money we […]

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