Desert Hearts

This week I talked with Director Donna Deitch about being honored by Provincetown Film Society on October 13th and the sequel
Festival season is not over for Southern California party crew, Desert Hearts.
Many music festivals are located in outskirts, wildernesses and boonies with the idea of creating a relocated community away from the normalcy of city life. Even city festivals usually take place at a venue that though proximal to city life, makes festival-goers feel as if they are in a timeless and placeless dimension.
Celebrating its 10-year reunion on September 17th-20th at the Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, California is Symbiosis Gathering. A fan favorite of many individuals in the festival community, Symbiosis returns after a one-year hiatus in 2014 to present their most epic gathering yet.
Just like creating a film, putting together a multiple day live music event is a collaborative art form. With music festivals on the rise, it was only a matter of time before they combined forces to form a one-of-a-kind co-creative super festival.
As one of the pioneers of the transformational festival scene, Lightning in a Bottle has transcended from its small beginnings at Live Oak Camp in Santa Barbara and Irvine Lake in Orange County, to a sold-out show at San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley.
Though seemingly disorganized, Serenity Gathering managed to put together a beautiful festival in spite of oversold tickets and overworked staff. From the eyes of attendees, it was nothing but beautiful music, art, performances and oak trees.
Desert Hearts is growing in acclaim but not in size. In this interview with Desert Hearts founder, Mikey Lion, we discover his inspirations, history, and personal mantra.