News

6
Apr

People of SHIFT: Tacy Brotherton

  “I was a non-festival goer until I begrudgingly attended SOAK 2016– and I really enjoyed myself! While at SOAK I spent some time dancing and socializing at Tectonic, and I really appreciated the clear intention and craft about the space. SOAK has a way of adding new connections to your life, and these folks expressed how great SHIFT 2016

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27
Mar

People of SHIFT: Jeshua Josh Azura

  “In life we are presented special moments. They can be as infinite as we like or as finite as we need, but everything comes back to this moment right here, right now. Flow arts for me has become a spiritual journey of learning to embrace the moment and flow through time. The statistical probability of you and another soul

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14
Mar

People of SHIFT: A Fox

  “SHIFT 2017 was a magical experience from start to finish. I arrived late Thursday night and was greeted at the gate by a man who immediately caught on to the silly vibes Sheppard and I smelled of. This turned into a running trend the entire weekend. Silliness permeated the festival grounds from the main stage and its rainbow colored

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16
Mar

SHIFT 2017: it begins!

G’day mates!  You ready for some good news?  Because we’ve got some for you! SHIFT Festival tickets go on sale, pending permit approvals, on Friday April 14th! We’ll have a new Volunteer Interest form up by 4/14.  But don’t wait to buy your tickets – the Volunteer policy has also been updated.  Check it out! In the meantime, RSVP on

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28
Sep

SHIFT Success!

SHIFT 2016 was a huge success!  YUGE. Photos and gratitude filled up our Facebook event page for weeks after SHIFT had concluded.  We loved hearing your great feedback to our post-event evaluation survey and are excited to incorporate some changes as we scale up next year for SHIFT 2017. Please keep sending us your photos, memories, and reviews! We’ll be

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9
Jun

Under the Mafia’s Parasol: Where the Sun Don’t Shine

SHIFT 2016 is excited to include Parasol Mafia! Parasol Mafia is a Pacific Northwest theme camp that promotes self-care, harm reduction, sustainability, self-reliance, inclusion, and individuality. The camp was formed at SOAK 2011 and has operated as a placed theme camp at SOAK and Burning Man since 2014. Our members are people who want to help others be inspired and

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3
Jun

What is this, Consent Camp?

SHIFT welcomes the Guardians of the Vibe Boundaries keep you safe from things like walking into a raging bonfire.  They also keep you safe from someone walking into you carrying a large fire object (hey, it happens). They also keep you safe from all sorts of very real psychological, emotional, and physical threats. You’ve probably already noticed that we’re welcoming

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24
May

Work Party Weekend 1: Fargo Edition

Work Party Weekend 1: Fargo Edition  Last summer, my friends I and started mulling over the idea of turning our yearly camp bonding outing into a full blown event. It didn’t help that a couple of our friends brought out some sweet ass art pieces completely unsolicited. Then we found a place that might do, and on the first site

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