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A Celebration of the Human Spirit

Sunday September 21, 2008
~ Autumn Equinox / International Peace Day ~
Festival: 1 to 6 pm

Bath House Cultural Center
northeast shore of White Rock Lake
521 E Lawther Drive Dallas, TX 75218-3311
off Buckner between Northwest Hwy and Garland, turn on Northcliff

Free admission (except for The Seer Show), donations encouraged.

Celebrate the United Nations holiday of International Peace Day, plus the 40th anniversary of 1968, at Moonlady Fest with a Songwriters’ Peace Picnic, informational Peace Zone, and participatory Peace Altar and Drums for Peace Circle.

Debuting this year is the New Thought/Ancient Traditions Fair, featuring the best practictioners in metaphysical thought, holistic health and more, plus angle raffle and a knowledge table with all kinds of information. Highlighting the fair is The Seer Show with a metaphysical comedian and after-life medium.

Henna tattoos, jewelry for sale and a vegetarian café liven the lobby action. Harp concerts take place in the art gallery. Outside is a yoga class on the lakeshore and an Autumn Equinox ceremony.

Program of Events

Outside Goings-On

Inside-Outside Fair

Inside Goings-On

Schedule of Events:

Songwriters’ Peace Picnic -- 1 to 3 pm
location: stone amphitheater south of Bath House

New Thought/Ancient Traditions Fair -- 1 to 6 pm
location: indoor/outdoor

Crosby Café at Moonlady Fest -- 1 to 6 pm
location: lobby

Spirit Herbs Smudge & Incense Demo -- 2 to 3 pm
location: Live Oak Circle (north of Bath House)

The Seer Show -- 2 to 4 pm
location: Bath House theater

Yoga Theatre -- 3 to 4 pm
location: lakeshore

The Art of Harp – 1 to 2 pm & 4 to 5 pm
location: art gallery

Autumn Equinox Ceremony -- 4 to 5 pm
location: live oak circle north of Bath House

Drums for Peace Circle – 5 pm to sunset
location: stone amphitheater south of Bath House

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Outside Goings-On:

Songwriters’ Peace Picnic
Stone Amphitheater <> 1 to 3 pm

Bring your blankets, pillows and picnic lunches. Settle in beneath the shady trees for two hours of entertainment from the best and most conscientious singer-songwriters in North Texas. Expect a wide range of styles exploring a common theme: how to live in peace on Earth.

Jennifer Mansfield Peal presents the very best of the Free Dallas Music! Songwriters Open Mic in the first hour. Both hours conclude with an open mic segment for poetry, music and other creative expression. Bring yours! Festival favorite Annie Benjamin hosts the second hour with her songs of insight and activism.

Peace Altar
Front Porch <> 1 to 6 pm

Julia Schloss creates a total experience of peace. Walk upon the spiral labyrinth of words representing qualities such as compassion and justice necessary for peace to flourish as the gentle imagery of peace graces you on all sides.

Peace Zone
Lakeside Lawn <> 1 to 6 pm

Discover how to make peace begin with you. Peruse literature from peace groups such as Center for Spiritual Living, Dallas Peace Center, Department of Peace – Texas, Peace and Justice Center – Arlington, and more. Coordinated by Len Ellis.

Spirit Herbs
Live Oak Circle (north of Bath House) <> 2 to 3 pm

Enjoy a demonstration of the book “Spirit Herbs: Simple Recipes for Hibachi Herbal Magic & Sacred Space” by Amy “Moonlady” Martin. Herbal blends are tossed on a hibachi of hot charcoal to create billows of aromatic smoke for a Mesoamerican style whole-body immersion. Also explored are making burnt using herbs and charcoal. Books will be for sale at the demo and in the lobby.

Yoga Theatre
Lakeshore <> 3 to 4 pm

Tzivia Stein-Barrett of Healing Circle Center leads “Yoga Theatre In the Round” of yoga asanas, group interaction, and playback/interplay with White Rock Lake as a backdrop. In honor of the fall and its whirlwind of changes, participants identify the gifts of insight that have been gathered throughout the year, then pose and re-pose to express the stories of the experiences.

Fall Equinox Celebration
Live Oak Circle (north of Bath House) <> 4 to 5 pm

Celebrate the turning of the Wheel of the Year to Mabon, the Autumn Equinox. At this time of perfect balance when light and dark, day and night are equal, participants give thanks for a bountiful harvest.

In order to share this bounty, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable or canned good to be donated to the White Rock Center of Hope, a member agency of the North Texas Food Bank.

The ceremony is presented by the members of Sacred Moon Circle and Demeter’s Daughters and sponsored by the Texas Local Council of the Covenant of the Goddess.

Drums for Peace Circle
Stone Amphitheater <> 5 pm to sunset

Live the metaphor that every person has an inner expression waiting to be released. Feel the excitement when all the drum fall into harmonious sync, with a continuing beat that allows solos to take flight. Lead by Drums Not Guns, dedicated to promoting peace. Held in beautiful sculptural amphitheatre on the lakeshore.

Bring your own drum or percussion to join in, dance and sing along, or just watch. Liberate your inner rhythm! Lead drummers include Happy Shel, Michael Kenny, Suzanna Brown, Randy Harp and Season Kerr.

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Inside-Outside Fair:

New Thought/Ancient Traditions Fair
Back Porch & Lobby <> 1 to 6 pm

From the very latest in thought systems to the ancient traditions of shamanism, experience them all at the New Thought/Ancient Traditions Fair, presented by producers Mary Ellen Terlikowski and Elizabeth Harbin of Positive Touch Enterprises with co-producer Suzy Moore.

Aromatherapy ~ palm readers ~ holistic health ~ tarot card readers ~ handwriting analysis ~ psychics ~ masseuses ~ animal communicators ~ reiki masters ~ intuitives ~ spiritual artists.

The fair showcases the handmade jewelry artistry of Shanna Tidwell of Fort Worth, owner of Rocks N Jewels, noted for its antiques and reproductions.

Explore the holistic, metaphysic and spiritual community at the Knowledge Table, a panorama of posters, business cards and literature from dozens of North Texas individuals and businesses.

Enter the Angel Raffle to win a 3-foot-tall angelic figure holding a gazing ball. Sure to make anyone feel watched over and cared for. Perfect for shops and businesses. Raffle tickets are 2 for $5 or 1 for $3.

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Inside Goings On:

The Seer Show
Bath House Theater <> 2 to 4 pm

Communicating with the spirit world and those who have passed on is an ancient practice present in all cultures. John Cappello presents simple, modern access to that dimension. In the style of James Van Pragh, he channels views from the other side and guides attendees into making connection with those who have passed on. People come away amazed.

Through his use of clairvoyance, clairaudience, remote viewing and psychometry we are able to learn about ourselves and loved ones that may have crossed over into the spirit world. It is when people receive undeniable evidence that can only come from those in spirit that even the most skeptical begins to seek further communication with those living in the spirit dimension.

John Cappello has been involved with metaphysics for over 15 years. He may reached for private sessions at 972-877-9785. Hone your own intuition through the Dallas Visionary Meetup.

Opening up for John Capello is the flip side of his seer skills, the comedy of Ashlie Rhey, showcasing her targeted humor to the new age community. You can catch more of Ashlie's intuitive humor in her online sitcom adventures in angelic communication, "Daisy Power". Her film credits include starring, lead and supporting roles in more than 80 film, stage, cable, video and internet productions

Tickets are $20. Seating is limited. Buy tickets in advance by credit card here or at the event by cash or credit card. Doors open at 1:45 pm. Early arrival recommended for a good seat.

Moonlady Cafe Scene
Lobby <> 1 to 6 pm

Restore your energy and socialize while imbibing the vegetarian fare of Crosby Cafe. Sandwiches, salads and light entrees, and a wide array of desserts and beverages, all moderately priced healthy light food from Crosby Café.

Get an ornate henna tattoo by Anusha Das and help the JSS Kannada Medium School in Dharwad, India, where Anusha’s mother still teaches. All funds raised will help buy computers for the school that educates very low-income children.

Art of Harp
Art Gallery <> 3 to 6 pm

Enjoy the spiritual sounds of electric-acoustic concert harp by Geoffrey Ricketts. Sometimes soothing and ethereal, sometimes upbeat and rockish, Geoffrey’s masterful chops are a joy to experience. Peruse the art or imbibe a light supper to a musical soundtrack.

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Made possible in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), with regional and specialty centers that respond to the communities' unique needs, including the Bath House, Latino and South Dallas Cultural Centers, the Juanita Craft Civil Rights House, and the innovative Black Box Theaters at area libraries. OCA also administers the majestic Meyerson Symphony and arranges for art in public spaces such as DART terminals. More at

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Moonlady Fests are presented by Earth Rhythms who also present the long-running Winter SolstiCelebration and the new Earth Rhythms Presents concert and lecture series.

Moonlady Fest is inspired by the Moonlady News listserve, joining over 2750 people in community. Moonlady News covers holistic health, eclectic entertainment, personal growth, eco-activism, alternative spirituality, progressive causes, and nature events in North Texas.

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