Bloom w/ The Human Experience, saQi, Yaima, KR3TURE & more! @ Bossanova Ballroom, Portland [16 March]

Bloom w/ The Human Experience, saQi, Yaima, KR3TURE & more!

21:00 - 03:00

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Bossanova Ballroom
722 E Burnside St, Portland, Oregon 97214
Living Prism joyfully presents:

🌺 Bloom — A Spring Celebration of Creativity, Love and Community 🌺

As the sun begins to warm our majestic Pacific Northwest from the icy throes of winter, the forests begin to flourish. On the night of the new moon preceding the Spring Equinox, the Living Prism family invites you to join in a celebration of a new season. With joy and open hearts, we emerge from winter's rest, ready to blossom, to Bloom.

✽ Kava Bar
✽ Tea Lounge
✽ Blossoming Altar
✽ Funktion One Sound
✽ Stage Performers
✽ Live Painters
✽ Vendors

Music by:

⚘ The Human Experience — David Block ⚘

⚘ saQi ⚘

⚘ Yaima ⚘


⚘ Living Roots ⚘

Special guest appearances by:

⚘ WORTH (Christopher Worth) ⚘

⚘ Robin Jackson and the Caravan ⚘

⚘ Mr. Moo ⚘

⚘ Songs by C ⚘

And a very special surprise guest!

*The musicians' bios are at the bottom of this description

Check out the amazing sounds of our musical acts for the night on the SoundCloud playlist we made you, here:

Performances by:
⚘ Anthony Flowers Ward
⚘ Sedona Soulfire & The Soulfire Sacred Dance Ensemble
⚘ Tiare Tashnick — FKA NagaSita
⚘ SolAura Pearl
⚘ Amira Alexander
⚘ Nicky Evers
⚘ and more…

Live Painting by:
⚘ Amaranta Colindres- Artist
⚘ Kaylee Holz Art
⚘ Shanita King Art & Design
⚘ Zoe Rudzinski Art

The set times and more information will be announced in the following days. RSVP as 'Going' to the event to stay connected on our updates.

16 Mar 2018 | 9:00pm — 3:00am
Bossanova Ballroom | 722 E Burnside St, Portland, OR
21+ event | Please bring ID
Coat check available | Re-entry
Online tickets ($24-32) —

The majority of our events sell out of tickets before door time. If you want to secure your journey with us we surely recommend that you grab your tickets ahead of time.

If you like this event you'd probably love our wonderland celebration on Apr 21 — Down the Rabbit Hole 2018 w/ The Funk Hunters and so much more! Check the tickets giveaway we are doing on the event's pinned post:

Our goal is to create loving and inclusive events. This show will be a safe space for people of all colors, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientation. Please practice proper consent and be mindful of the friends around you. ✨

Living Prism is dedicated to bringing music, movement and art to the people of Portland in unique ways. You can follow us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitterland, and can sign up to our newsletter here:

Looking forward to bringing the Spring with you…

༺ 🌸 💚 🌸 ༻

Musicians Bios:

⚘ The Human Experience ⚘

“The Human Experience” is David Block’s principal project as a live electronic composer, multi-instrumentalist, producer. Listeners experience a delicious symphonic blend of prismatic soundscapes and sultry beats. Playing, composing, and conducting his own electronic symphony live on stage, his performances are brimming and layered with human emotion, world exploration, and sacred sounds.

“The Human Experience” aims to cross-cultural barriers through music. David has collaborated with artists all over the world including Ignacio Perez (Buena Vista Social Club), William Close (The Earth Harp), Random Rab, Govinda, Amae Love, Rising Appalachia, and many others.

David has performed all over the world sharing the stage with renowned artists such as Thievery Corporation, Bonobo, Tipper, Emancipator, The Polish Ambassador, and many more. Over the years he has toured in UK, Europe, Russia, Israel, Central America, Canada, and all over the United States at a variety of events including festivals like Burning Man, Boom, Coachella, Electric Forest, Wakarusa, Lightning in a Bottle, Sonic Bloom, Symbiosis, and Envision.

⚘ saQi ⚘

saQi is a classically trained composer, producer and trumpet player. Drawing his name from the Sufi title for a mystic muse, saQi creates eclectic electronica that maintains a balance between organic and synthesized sound. His live sets rock the dance floor while maintaining a grace and musical depth to engage the listener. The music is never limited by genre, tempo or any other stylistic elements. Allegiance to the creative flow and its truest expression thereof is saQi’s manifesto.

⚘ Yaima ⚘

The Sensational Vibrations that emanate from YAIMA materialize from an unconventional Spectrum of History. Producer Masaru Higasa was born on the mystical island of Okinawa, Japan where he was first inspired to play the music of his ancestors- He brings a deeply Resonating history through multicultural traditional instruments and offers a backbone of enticing beats that get the body moving. Pepper Proud was raised in a small community in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, where her love For storytelling and her roots grew deep in traditional Folk Music, Engaging and pleasant as a Lark, her words and instrumentation interlace the music with a visionary outline — A simple story for the Journey.Together they combine genres like indie-folk-tronic, psy-ambient, dub-pop and weave a smooth groove of soothing melodies, intricate instrumentation and beats to get the body blooming…


KR3TURE («Creature») is a multi-instrumentalist and producer based out of Santa Cruz, CA. Borrowing from various bass music genres, KR3TURE creates a unique signature sound that is soulful, sexy, and sublime, making bodies move and spirits lift. Live performances include improvisations on instruments like tenor sax, guitars, flutes, harmonica, and many others, making him a phenomenal one-man band.

⚘ Living Roots ⚘

Living Roots is a groovy culmination of world and electronic music, natural sounds and funky rhythms. This project brings flavors together in a tasty and fresh experience with didgeridoo, flute and other ethnic ingredients. Drawing inspiration from all over the world, the universe and beyond, Living Roots opens the heart and soul to new rhythms and uplifting vibrations.
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