Conscious Alliance is proud to present Rebel Alliance VIII on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at the Boulder Theater. For this eighth event in the Conscious Alliance benefit concert series, Michael Kang (The String Cheese Incident), Keith Moseley (The String Cheese Incident, Keller Williams and The WMD'S), and Chris Berry & Panjea will perform with guests to be announced for one very special evening of music.
Each Rebel Alliance VIII performer will participate in the Colorado Bioneers Conference happening at the CU Boulder campus that same weekend. Michael Kang, Keith Moseley, and Chris Berry, together with Conscious Alliance founder Justin Baker, will speak as panelists on the Bioneers session entitled "Activism through Art and Music." The panel will explore how musicians and artists are achieving profound social change locally and globally as well as their sources of inspiration and worldly visions. For more information on this panel and other events taking place throughout the weekend, please visit http://www.ecenter.colorado.edu/bioneers07.
Boulder is one of 21 communities in North America with a Bioneers satellite forum. Bioneers is the preeminent gathering of leading scientific innovators & environmental visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time. Visit www.bioneers.org for more information.
Proceeds from the Rebel Alliance Jam VIII will benefit Conscious Alliance www.consciousalliance.org and Our Future Now www.ourfuturenow.org. Every patron attending this year's show is encouraged to donate $10.00 or 10 canned food items in exchange for a free limited edition poster by artist Timothy Ripley www.timothyripley.netfirms.com.
Since its inception three years ago, Boulder-based not-for-profit Conscious Alliance has collected and donated over 500,000 lbs. of food to local U.S. food banks and to impoverished Indian Reservations in the western United States. The bulk of food collected at Rebel Alliance VIII will go directly to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in accordance with the first annual Conscious Alliance Student Service Trip, while money donations collected will be used to support "Turkey n' Trimmings" food deliveries over the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information please visit www.consciousalliance.org.
Also, check out Chris Berry & Panjea, featuring Dave Watts and Dominic Lalli from The Motet, October 19th at Quixotes in Denver.