•• -Some Kind of Jam 13: April 26-29 @ Schuylkill Haven near Reading PA

Some Kind of Jam 13: April 26-29 @ Schuylkill Haven near Reading PA

SKoJ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/515063872226324/

SKoJ Website: http://www.jibberjazz.com

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE AND DESCRIPTIONS BELOW

Some Kind of Jam Music Festival 2018

Friday SKOJ IKS Workshop Schedule

 

Tree Huggers Anonymous: Stretching and Grounding
–(Location TBA)
         11:30-12:30pm, By: Mandi

 Stacking the Deck: Card Game Basics
        Noon-1pm, By: TBA

The Making of a Teardrop Trailer
–Location TBA–
         Noon-1pm, By: James Rendt

 Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities
–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)
         12:30pm-2:30pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis
Explore painting and join in a weekend long community art project!! 

Cannabis as a Cure for Serious Illness?
1:00-2:00pm, By:Zack Attacks Cancer Inc. 

Crystal Grids
         2:00-2:45pm, By: by Anya 

Photography Basics
         2:45-3:30pm, By: by James Rendt 

Reykjavik to America, How the Hell did all this Happen?
3:30-4:30pm, By: Al Varano of he Icelandic band Berndsen 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities
–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)
         3:30pm-6:00pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis  

All Things Related to Spinning Staff and Poi
–(In Field, Right of Main Stage by Cosmic Fire Booth)
         3:00-4:00pm, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

 

Chainmail Jewelry Basics
–(Materials Provided)
4:30-5:30pm, By: Tristan Rendt

 Hemp Jewelry Making (macrame)
–(Materials Provided)
5:30-6:30pm, By: Trina 

Lot Survival Skills
6:30-7:30pm, By: Oli Twist

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Dusk Yoga
— In the Main Stage Field–
7pm-8pm, By: Leah Barron

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Black Light Painting
–(Materials Provided)
         1:00-2:00 am By: Jesse

Projections on the Dome
         12:30am-2:30am By: Mandi

Led Flowshop
–(at late night stage )
         1:00-2:00am, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

(Times may run up to 30 minutes behind schedule.)

 

Saturday IKS Workshop Schedule

Be in a Band with Darren: Jam Session
        11am-12:00pm, By Darren 

Morning Yoga
— In the Main Stage Field–
11:00am-noon, By: Leah Barron

 

Water Electrolysis: The Power of Water
12:00pm-1:00pm, By: Good Vibes Productions

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities
–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)
         12:30pm-2:30pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis        

Make Your Own Upcycled Craft

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

–Materials Provided

12:30pm-1:30pm, By: Erin Leigh

 

Chakra Circus: Circus Arts and Yoga Philosophy

–Outside (All Ages, Kids Welcome)–

         1:00-2:00pm, By: Amy Pinder AND Max Papperman

 

Making balloon Animals

1:00pm-2:00, By: Jesse

Jesse will show you how to make a hat or simple balloon animal

 

Mushrooms and Medicinal plants

         2:00pm-3:00am, By: Robyn Mello

 

Drum Circle, Drumming Basics, and Percussion History.

–(At Camp Friggin Awesome, come to IKS dome for directions)–

–(Drums Provided)–

2:00-3:00pm, By: Rames, Cee Bee,and Camp Friggin Awesome

 

Afternoon Yoga

–(In the Main Stage Field)–

2:30-3:30, By: Leah Barron

 

All Things Related to Spinning Staff and Poi

–(In Field, Right of Main Stage by Cosmic Fire Booth)

         3:00-4:00pm, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

 

The History of Cannabis

3:15-4:15pm, By: By: Zack Attacks Cancer inc.

 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

         3:30pm-6:00pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis

 

Simple Wire Wraps

–(Materials provided)–

         4:30-5:30pm, By: Trina

 

Tree of Life Jewelry DIY

–(Materials provided)–

         5:30-6:30pm, By: Tristan Rendt

 

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See the Sites: Lot Art Walking Tour

         12:15-1am by: Darren

 

Soap Box Slam: Open Mic Session

         12:30-2:00am by: Oli Twist and Anya

 

Projections on the Dome

         12:30-2:00am by: Mandi

 

Led Flowshop

–(at late night stage )

         1:00-2:00am, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

 

(Times may run up to 30 minutes behind schedule.)

 

Sunday IKS Workshop Schedule

 Morning Yoga

— In the Main Stage Field–

10:00am-11am, By: Leah Barron

 

 

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS

Friday SKOJ IKS Workshop Schedule

 

 

 

Tree Huggers Anonymous

–(Location TBA)

            11:30-12:30pm, By: Mandi

In our busy lives we can often feel scattered and out of touch with ourselves and our surroundings.  Tree grounding is a gentle stretching and movement meditation exercise that can help you feel more grounded, bringing you back to center so you can better handle all that life gives you.

 

 

Stacking the deck: card game basics

            Noon-1pm, By: TBA

Card games, originating in China before AD1000, are one of the oldest social pastimes.  Learn the rules to a couple simple card games and play a few hands to get your morning started.

 

 

The making of a teardrop trailer

–Location TBA–

            Noon-1pm, By: James Rendt

More and more people are trading their conventional homes and apartments for simplicity and economy. Whether from necessity or a need to live more simply, the increased popularity of tiny homes and mobile living has made the allure of the road more than just a dream.  James will have his teardrop trailer on hand and will share tips and tricks about its construction.

           

 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

            12:30pm-2:30pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis      

Explore painting and join in a weekend long community art project!!

 

Cannabis as a Cure for Serious Illness? 

1:00-2:00pm, By:Zack Attacks Cancer Inc.

In recent history, modern medicine has begun to shift form demonizing the medical uses of cannabis, so exploring them.  New research and practical application continues to show more potential benefits. With the increased legalization of medical cannabis across the United States, the medical cannabis industry has seen continued growth with much more expected in the years to come. Join Zack Attacks Cancer, Inc. for a discussion of the medical applications of cannabis, and a snapshot of the cannabis industry around the county including cannabis law and medicinal information.

 

Crystal grids

            2:00-2:45pm, By: by Anya

Crystals have been used throughout history as a means to focus and channel energy. Many of us are drawn to their energy without understanding why.  Anya will talk about the energy of crystals and stones and demonstrate how to lay them in a grid, which can help you focus your intentions and better direct your energy.  We will have some stones on hand but please feel free to bring your own crystals.

 

Photography basics

            2:45-3:30pm, By: by James Rendt

Have you ever tried to capture the moment and later found your picture was less than you’d hoped?  Do you take 20 shots hoping to get one that works? Do you just want your pictures to look more professional? James will share some simple photography tips to help you take better pictures so you can capture the memory.

 

 

Reykjavik to America, how the hell did all this happen?

3:30-4:30pm, By: Al Varano

The Icelandic band Berndsen has traveled far to bring music to folks like you. The feat of bringing a band across the Atlantic is a major undertaking.  Come learn from the manager for Berndsen about how he transitioned from being model to a successful financial planner, and finally to band manager.  Gain insight into the process of booking in another country, and coordinating a prolonged tour!  Determined to make Berndsen a household name, learn about their travels towards success and fame!

 

 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

            3:30pm-6:00pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis

Open art workshop.  Stop by and use the variety of art supplies on hand to create a multimedia work of art or join in the weekend long community art project.

 

All Things Related to Spinning Staff and Poi

–(In Field, Right of Main Stage by Cosmic Fire Booth)

            3:00-4:00pm, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

Though based in New York, the well-established fire-performing troupe Cosmic Karma Fire can be seen entertaining in both indoor and outdoor venues all across the country, with each member bringing a distinct style and dance to the group. Our friends from Cosmic Karma Fire will teach you the basics and demonstrate some of the more advanced methods of staff and poi spinning as they continue to educate and entertain.  In this workshop, suitable for all ages and skill levels, they will demonstrate all things poi, such as orbitals, transitions, geometric patterns, etc.

 

Chainmail Jewelry making

–(Materials Provided)

4:30-5:30pm, By: Tristan Rendt

Chainmail is not just for armor! Join accomplished chainmail artist Tristan for a hands on tutorial and learn to use metal links to make chainmail jewelry. Tristan will demonstrate a simple chainmail technique and walk you through making your own keychain.

 

Hemp Jewelry making (macrame)

–(Materials Provided)

5:30-6:30pm, By: Trina

In this workshop, a talented artist with a decade and a half of experience under her belt will guide you through the process of making hemp jewelry.  Beginning with the very basics of the process, i.e demonstrating the various types of knots that can be incorporated into hemp jewelry, instruction will proceed to the artistic patterns that can be formed by utilizing those knots and finally to the creation of the finished product, a beautiful piece of jewelry.

 

 

Lot Survival Skills

6:30-7:30pm, By: Oli Twist

Lot Survival Skills – Like the gluttonous orphan-turned-street-urchin of Dickensian fame, learn to survive in an often cruel and dangerous world.  Artfully dodge your way through a world of insidious obstacles and daunting challenges.

 

Dusk Yoga

— In the Main Stage Field–

7pm-8pm, By: Leah Barron

Join our presenter for a simple yoga session that will help you loosen up for a night of dancing. Free-flowing yoga is comprised of relaxed, laid-back stretches and poses that help enhance your muscles as well as your mind. No two human bodies are alike, so listen to yours and do what makes you feel good.  Our experienced practitioner wants to show people that yoga can be for everyone, regardless of skill level, making this a particularly appealing choice for beginners and offering modifications to suit individual preferences.

 

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NIGHT WORKSHOPS

 

 

Black light painting

–(Materials Provided)

            1:00-2:00 am By: Jesse

Stop by and get your late night art on! Blacklight artist Jesse will be on hand to help you create a mini masterpiece with black light reactive paints.  Canvas will be provided or feel free to bring something to paint.

 

Projections on the Dome

            12:30am-2:30am By: Mandi

Mandi will be projecting abstract videos and goofy stuff on the dome for your visual entertainment.

 

Led Flowshop

–(at late night stage )

            1:00-2:00am, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

 

 

(Times may run up to 30 minutes behind schedule.)

 

Saturday Saturday IKS Workshop Schedule

 

 

Be in a band with Darren

            11am-12:00pm, By Darren

Do you want to be in a band?  So does Darren!!  Bring your instruments by and join us for a morning jam session.  You never know who you might meet!

 

Morning Yoga

— In the Main Stage Field

11:00am-noon, By: Leah Barron

Join our presenter for a simple yoga session that will help you loosen up for a night of dancing. Free-flowing yoga is comprised of relaxed, laid-back stretches and poses that help enhance your muscles as well as your mind. No two human bodies are alike, so listen to yours and do what makes you feel good.  Our experienced practitioner wants to show people that yoga can be for everyone, regardless of skill level, making this a particularly appealing choice for beginners and offering modifications to suit individual preferences.

 

Water Electrolysis: The Power of Water

12:00pm-1:00pm, By: Good Vibes Productions

The Power of Water – Achieve superior hydration through the consumption of electrolyzed water.  This workshop will demonstrate the technological techniques to improve the quality of potable water through the process of electrolysis.  Learn these techniques and share your newfound knowledge of the benefits of this process with the world at large.

 

 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

            12:30pm-2:30pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis

Open painting workshop.  Stop by anytime throughout the weekend to explore painting and join in a weekend long community art project.

           

Make Your Own Upcycled Craft

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

–Materials Provided

12:30pm-1:30pm, By: Erin Leigh

Learn how to turn ‘trash’ into treasure with a few different craft ideas! Turn old glass jars into magical, mystical terrariums, galaxy space jars, or even snow globes! Materials will be provided. All ages welcome!

 

Chakra Circus: Circus Arts and Yoga Philosophy

–Outside (All Ages, Kids Welcome)–

            1:00-2:00pm, By: Amy Pinder AND Max Papperman

Chakra Circus – With far too many degrees and certifications to fit into a 75-word blurb, Amy Pinder is, suffice it to say, eminently qualified to present this workshop, geared toward children, which combines elements of yoga philosophy and circus arts, such as hula hooping, juggling, and basic acrobatics.  All Chakra Circus activities are infused with sprinklings of yogic wisdom, providing children with tools to increase confidence, social-emotional skills, and the mind-body connection, all while having a tremendous amount of fun!

 

Making balloon Animals

1:00pm-2:00, By: Jesse

Stop by for a little afternoon goofiness! Jesse will show you how to twist up balloons into a hat or simple balloon animal.

 

Mushrooms/medicinal plants

2:00pm-3:00am, By: Robyn Mello

Edenspore is the life project of Robyn Mello. She’s a professional permaculture designer, educator, musician, herbalist, and–in all things–an earth worshipper. Since 2010, she has been heavily involved in designing and maintaining community orchards throughout Philadelphia. In addition, she performs original music and teaches workshops throughout the region, and she has been curating Education and Artisan Vending for South Jersey’s Beardfest since 2015. Take some time on your Saturday afternoon to learn a bit about caring for your body by making and taking medicines from easily foraged, identified, and grown plants and mushrooms in our Pennsylvania climate. Examples and hands-on examples will be provided, resources for future learning will be shared, and some medicines will be available for purchase.

 

 

Drum Circle, Drumming Basics, and Percussion History.

–(At Camp Friggin Awesome, come to IKS dome for directions)–

–(Drums Provided)–

2:00-3:00pm, By: Rames, Cee Bee,and Camp Friggin Awesome

Suitable for aspiring percussionists of all ages, this workshop is a combination of instruction in the art of playing percussive instruments, as well as a free-form jam session akin to a drum circle.  Bring your own instruments, find a fallen branch to use as a drumstick, or simply tap along with your feet to be a part of this event; and remember, you can’t have fun unless you play!

 

Afternoon Yoga

–(In the Main Stage Field)–

2:30-3:30, By: Leah Barron

Join our presenter for a simple yoga session that will help you loosen up for a night of dancing. Free-flowing yoga is comprised of relaxed, laid-back stretches and poses that help enhance your muscles as well as your mind. No two human bodies are alike, so listen to yours and do what makes you feel good.  Our experienced practitioner wants to show people that yoga can be for everyone, regardless of skill level, making this a particularly appealing choice for beginners and offering modifications to suit individual preferences.

 

All Things Related to Spinning Staff and Poi

–(In Field, Right of Main Stage by Cosmic Fire Booth)

            3:00-4:00pm, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

Though based in New York, the well-established fire-performing troupe Cosmic Karma Fire can be seen entertaining in both indoor and outdoor venues all across the country, with each member bringing a distinct style and dance to the group. Our friends from Cosmic Karma Fire will teach you the basics and demonstrate some of the more advanced methods of staff and poi spinning as they continue to educate and entertain.  In this workshop, suitable for all ages and skill levels, they will demonstrate all things poi, such as orbitals, transitions, geometric patterns, etc.

 

 

The History of Cannabis

3:15-4:15pm, By: By: Zack Attacks Cancer inc.

 Cannabis and its relative hemp have an extensive history of human use and cultivation.  Increasing archeological evidence shows that ancient man was familiar with and revered cannabis.  Come learn more about the history of cannabis use in human society, uses including: medical, recreational, spiritual, and more.  Your experienced teacher works with a charitable organization called Zack Attacks Cancer, sharing their academic knowledge of cannabis with legislators, educators, and health care providers.

 

Evolving with the Art Jam: Ongoing Art Activities

–(IN ART TENT AREA outside late night stage, come to IKS dome for directions)

            3:30pm-6:00pm, By: Chris Brink, Kristoph Howzah Mic Debellis

Open art jam!!  Stop by and use the variety of art supplies on hand to create a multimedia masterpiece or contribute to the weekend long community art project.

 

 

Simple Wire Wraps

–(Materials provided)–

            4:30-5:30pm, By: Trina

Wire wrapping is a great way to turn your favorite stone or trinket into jewelry.  This workshop covers the rudiments of wire wrapping, including how to get started, where best to acquire materials, which types of wire are ideal for wrapping, some basic weaves, etc.Bring a favorite crystal, bauble, or small treasure and Trina will share basic wire wrapping techniques to get you started.

 

Tree of Life Jewelry

–(Materials provided)–

            5:30-6:30pm, By: Tristan Rendt

In Buddhism, the Bodhi tree is where Buddha received enlightenment. The symbol is associated with wisdom in the book of Proverbs. The Nordic cultures believed the tree of life to be a magical fount of knowledge.  Attend this demonstration of the construction of several basic designs of jewelry of the tree of life fashion to enjoy this ancient symbol of vivacity and sagacity.  Materials will be provided to create your own enduring work of art.

 

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NIGHT WORKSHOPS

 

Lot art walking tour

            12:15-1am by: Darren

Jibberjazz is for lovers, and we love our art!!  Join Darren for a late night adventure and search out the many art installations and pop up art jams throughout the event grounds.

 

Soap Box Slam

            12:30-2:00am by: Oli Twist and Anya

Have something to say, music to play, or a talent to share? Just want to shout into the night? Stop by and hop on our soapbox!! Sign ups will be posted at the IKS Dome throughout the weekend and we will do our best to fit in any walk ups. Acoustic instruments only.

 

Projections on the Dome

            12:30-2:00am by: Mandi

Mandi will be projecting abstract videos and goofy stuff on the dome for your visual entertainment.

 

 

Led Flowshop

–(at late night stage )

            1:00-2:00am, By: Cosmic Greg of Cosmic Karma Fire

 

 

 

 

(Times may run up to 30 minutes behind schedule.)

 

Sunday IKS Workshop Schedule

 

Morning Yoga

— In the Main Stage Field–

10:00am-11am, By: Leah Barron

Join our presenter for a simple yoga session that will help you loosen up for a night of dancing. Free-flowing yoga is comprised of relaxed, laid-back stretches and poses that help enhance your muscles as well as your mind. No two human bodies are alike, so listen to yours and do what makes you feel good.  Our experienced practitioner wants to show people that yoga can be for everyone, regardless of skill level, making this a particularly appealing choice for beginners and offering modifications to suit individual preferences.