If you missed us on PBS, we have a surprise for you!
Join us for special online screenings and discussions of five select episodes!
Thursday, August 3rd, at 6:00pm Pacific / 9:00pm Eastern
Join us for the global premiere of LOVE, FEAR & BEYOND, Global Spirit’s Season Two opening program, featuring Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana, and teachers Jerry Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione Jampolsky. View excerpts for this program.
This live-streamed global event will focus on the the transformative powers of love andmusic, the debilitating power of fear, and the human yearning to reach “the Beyond”, the ecstatic state, the unifying force of creation, what Carlos Santana calls “the Universal Tone”.
This event brings the insights and wisdom of the Santanas & Jampolskys together with the inspiration and activism of two, young vibrant organizations and their founders: Sara and Michael Franti, founders of: DO IT FOR THE LOVE (www.doitforthelove.org) and Mark Johnson, founder of PLAYING FOR CHANGE, (www.playingforchange.com), appearing live to engage in discussion and answer audience questions, for this unique, music-driven, global event.
Viewers throughout the world are invited to get together with a friend or family member, to watch, to listen, to share and to spread this conversation. Groups or individuals can send in questions and comments to Michael, Sara or Mark for this live, 90 minute event.
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Michael Franti – DoItForTheLove.org
A musician, filmmaker and humanitarian who is recognized as a pioneering force in the music industry. Long known for his globally conscious lyrics, powerful performances, and dynamic live shows, Franti has continually been at the forefront of lyrical activism, using his music as a positive force for change.
“I make music because I believe it can change people’s lives and make a difference in the world,” enthuses Franti, “music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.” He and his band Spearhead, known for their authentic and uplifting music, have found global success with multi-platinum songs like “Say Hey (I Love You)”, the chart breaking 2010 release of The Sound Of Sunshine. Franti and his band guarantee a show that will be thought provoking as well as energetic.
Giving back has always been at the heart of Franti’s mission, he has dedicated his life to spreading the joy of music and positivity to millions of people. Franti’s humanitarian, social justice, and peace efforts continue to inspire his music and are infused throughout his music. Read Full Bio
Sara Agah Franti – DoItForTheLove.org
As an emergency room nurse, Sara Agah, has witnessed patients in their most vulnerable moments. She has seen the demands that terminal illness asks of family members and close friends and has pledged her life to taking care of people when they are in times of greatest medical need.
Sara says, “In my work and in my own family I’ve seen firsthand the toll that living with life-threatening medical conditions takes on both patients and their loved ones. I’ve also seen how families rally together and grow stronger in these times. Through Do It For The Love we want to provide the opportunity for healing to take place, families to bond together, care providers to get a welcomed break and for lifelong memories to be made – all through the experience of live music!”
Sara has traveled and has done relief nursing work all over the world, including Haiti, Philippines and Indonesia. Her passion for positive living inspired her to start SaraLua Designs (www.saralua.com), an eco-conscious jewelry line. Her motto is: “Be your best! Serve the greater good! Rock out wherever you are!” Read Full Bio
Mark Johnson – PlayingforChange.com
Mark Johnson is a Grammy-winning producer / engineer and award-winning film director. Over the past 20 years, Mark has worked with some of the most renowned producers in the music, film and television industries, as well as artists such as Keith Richards, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Bono, Jimmy Buffett, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Keb ‘Mo’, Sara Bareilles, Los Lobos, Andrés Calamaro, Carlos Vives, and many others. In 2005, he received the Grammy for “Contemporary Blues Album of the Year” as producer / engineer for Keb ‘Mo’s Keep It Simple album . Hoping to present the musical talents of the streets, Johnson used his musical knowledge and technical skills to turn his vision into what is now known as Playing For Change.
Playing For Change (www.playingforchange.com) is a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music. The idea for this project arose from a common belief that music has the power to break down barriers and overcome the distance between people. Mark’s vision became an effort to share his truth with the world. Read Full Bio
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