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'Dreams of The Last Butterflies' Takes Flight!

Published: 04/05/2014 06:27 PM

 
Dreams of The Last Butterflies premiered in Brooklyn last weekend to a star studded audience of NYC's most renowned underground movers and shakers to rave reviews (and more than a few teary eyes.)  Kai and the rest of the butterfly queens took to the red carpet, and were joined by representatives from Saving Species to give the long awaited environmental faery tale a proper send off as it begins its journey to festivals around the world.  The film will be available to view online later this year. 
Visit the Dreams of The Last Butterflies website for a full list of festivals, performers, and photographs from the making for the film.







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Dreams of The Last Butterflies to Premier in NYC

Published: 03/22/2014 02:53 PM

The long awaited short film from Zina Brown and a host of creators from the New York underground worlds of music, costume, fire, circus, dance, and film is about to be released to the world at last!  Dreams of The Last Butterflies will premier during an invite only red carpet event at Indie Screen next weekend in Brooklyn.  The makers of the film are proud to be partnering with the ground breaking conservation group Saving Species, who create biodiversity, anti-extinction, and tree planting projects around the world.  Dreams of The Last Butterflies is one of the first certified carbon neutral films to be produced in New York City.  The film is currently being submitted to film festivals around the world, and will be viewable online at a later date.  Check out the new Dreams of The Last Butterflies homepage for festivals and viewing event announcements near you!

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Street Team Meetups in Innerspace

Published: 03/22/2014 02:30 PM

Join Kai and the Dreamers Street Team for monthly chat meetups in Innerspace!  Whisper between time and space with fans around the world, and hear the latest from the Street Team and Kai.  The next Innerspace meetup is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th at 1PM EST.  Check the Dreamers Street Team Facebook group or Ship of Dreams Forum for coordinates!

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The Dream of 2013

Published: 01/02/2014 09:52 PM

 Excerpt from Kai's Dream Journal on Tumblr:

The Dream of 2013:
It is a few hours before midnight 2013.  I give thanks for blessings of creativity, love, and connection with tribe and family.  So many things happened, that when I write them out here it feels strange.  Like a dream, memory is wavy and slippery, so I will recount it here like dreaming…
Winter of last year: I team up with legendary genre bending bass explorers Dave Sharma and Dhruva Ganesan of SubSwara to produce a song for the forthcoming film Dreams of The Last Butterflies.  After recording one song, synergy and timing allow us to roll into the process of recording a full length album that is dream come true to create.  I post about the incredible process here throughout the year.  
 Spring in the air, and my circus family at House of Yes draws me onto the stage to write, perform & manifest one of my greatest dreams: a dark circus musical re-telling of Peter Pan.  Summer brings otherworldly creations with my creative tribe at Figment, PEX Summerfest, Burning Man, and a few glittering gatherings in between.  Fall, and the beautiful fruition of fire, recording, and pre-production of album art.  I am whisked away on a day of goddess creation with megawatt photographer Sequoia Emmanuell, who captures the divine in digital.  The autumn winds bring the return to Flambeaux Fire’s immersive fire faeire-tale The Calling.  Backed by a successful Kickstarter fundraising campaign, we step into a world of fire and song to tell tales from between the worlds. The final event of the season comes in November with the 4th Annual Mermaid Lagoon ocean benefit where we raise over $2,000 for the ocean and orcas in captivity.  My heart is filled with hope by what happens when art and compassion meet.
 All the while, I am deep in new mediation practice coupled with shamanic journeying and dreamwork.  I attend shamanic dream gatherings by world renowned author and dream teacher Robert Moss, and learn to bring my experiences from non-ordinary reality to my creations and connections, and carrying back gifts from the otherworld.  For the first time in my life I feel truly connected and grounded by practice through awareness, breath, dreaming, movement and song. 
The dream memory wavers, and I remember my tribe and loved ones…to all of you who reach out to brush paths with me across the physical and Innerspace of connectivity.  Your triumphs of bravery, victory, strength, and devotion to inner spirit, creativity, and love.  I thank you for filling me with inspiration, hope, courage, and wonder every day.  I am so proud to be a part of this world with you.  Thank you for being a part of my everything.  May you be blessed in the coming year, and all years after this.  May your best dreams come true in 2014.


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