is well-curated weekend of speakers, music, workshops, food, and drink. Since 2016, our goal has been to bring together people of all backgrounds to explore a single theme through each other's work.

For the first time ever IS coming to LOs ANGELES, 27-29 March (2020). for announcements.

Julia Crockett
Julia Crockett
Julia Crockett is an actor, choreographer, and movement specialist. She works with professional actors, fashion designers, visual artists, and people from all backgrounds to unlock their creativity, expand their capacity for connection, and develop a deeper understanding of their physical selves.
Zach Lieberman
Zach Lieberman
Zach Lieberman, of the School for Poetic Computation, will be speaking about coding, animation, and art.
Fariha Róisín
Fariha Róisín
Fariha Róisín is a multidisciplinary artist, born in Ontario, Canada. She was raised in Sydney, Australia, and is based in Brooklyn, NY. Róisín's work exists at the intersections of her identity as a queer, Muslim, South Asian woman interested in spirituality, race and pop culture. Róisín's writing has pioneered a refreshing conversation about wellness, contemporary Islam and queer identities.
Joshua Citarella
Joshua Citarella
Joshua Citarella is an artist based in New York. He is the author of Politigram & the Post-left (2018).
Lyra Kilston
Lyra Kilston
Lyra Kilston is the author of Sun Seekers: The Cure of California which looks at the mythology of Southern California as a magnet for healthy, natural lifestyles long before the 1960s. A Los Angeles native, her writing focuses on architecture, design, art, urbanism, and lesser-known histories. Her next project is on 1970s ecological architecture.
Jade Chang
Jade Chang
Jade Chang lives and writes in Los Angeles. Her debut novel, The Wangs vs. the World, was named a New York Times Editors Choice as well as a Best Book of the Year by Amazon, Buzzfeed, Elle, and NPR. It will be published in 12 countries and NPR said this: "Her book is unrelentingly fun, but it is also raw and profane—a story of fierce pride, fierce anger, and even fiercer love".
Chelsea Byers
Chelsea Byers
Chelsea leads creative action and nonviolence trainings and develops tools and resources to support activists around the globe with Beautiful Trouble. In 2018, Chelsea was hired as the first organizer for the Everyone In campaign - a county-wide coalition effort to end homelessness in Los Angeles. Chelsea will be part of our Grassroots Movements panel.
Sudan Archives
Sudan Archives
Sudan Archives is a violinist/vocalist who writes, plays, and produces her own music. She is self-taught on the violin, inspired by Sudanese fiddlers, R&B, West African rhythms, and experimental electronic music.
Emily A. Sprague
Emily A. Sprague
Emily A. Sprague is a synthesist, songwriter, and sound designer based in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to making music with Florist, a folk trio, Sprague has also self-released two solo ambient records, Water Memory (2017) and Mount Vision (2018).
Sam Gendel Concert Group
Sam Gendel Concert Group
Sam Gendel is a musician and producer living in Los Angeles, CA. He is most known for his work with the saxophone, though he is proficient on multiple instruments. His work is diverse and includes significant collaborations with a wide range of artists including Ry Cooder, Blake Mills, Sam Amidon, Perfume Genius, Moses Sumney, Knower, Vampire Weekend, and inc. no world.
Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs
Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs
Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs is a Los Angeles-based artist creating experimental, site-specific public ritual with sound, sculpture, video, costume, and collective performance. She leads Community Chorus, a resistance-themed, on-call chorus that performs at protests, rallies, and justice-themed events.
Jeremiah Chiu
Jeremiah Chiu
Jeremiah Chiu is a Los Angeles-based graphic designer, artist, and musician. From 2008–2016 Jeremiah served as co-founder and principal of Plural, an award-winning and internationally recognized creative studio. Jeremiah’s current practice, Some All None, is an extension of the practice he founded at Plural—focused on merging art, music, and technology into new hybrid forms.
Jess Wang
Jess Wang
Jessica Wang is a Chinese American food advocate and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles. She is the founder of Picklé, an educational pickling workshop project. Her work is influenced by art, personal health encounters, and a diverse cultural upbringing - including her teen years spent in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Kyle Miller
Kyle Miller
Kyle Miller has been practicing, studying and living yoga for the past 20 years. Kyle seamless blends classical yoga philosophy with Taoism, Buddhism and powerful reflections on nature. She owns Love Yoga in Venice and Echo Park and leads trainings and retreats all over the world.
Patricia Zhou
Patricia Zhou
Patricia Zhou dances at L.A. Dance Project. She danced previously with the Royal Ballet in London, and at the Staatsballett in Berlin.
Buckley
Buckley
BUCKLEY is a visual philosopher whose works manifests in varied forms including paintings, sculpture, performance, & experiential events. Through each medium she reveals the mythology of an enlightened society. Rather than dictating the complexities of reality, her inclination towards simplicity invites the viewer to deploy their own facilities of reason, intuition & reflection.
5.0 Theme
This Likeminds theme is movement and we have curated the weekend around exploring dance, migration to California, political and cultural movements, and more.
Address
Likeminds camp is nestled in the Angeles National Forest at Canyon Creek Retreat Center 41600 Lake Hughes Rd, Lake Hughes, CA 93532.
Transportation
If you're California-based we welcome you to drive up to the location. If you're flying in from New York or elsewhere, we suggest you book a flight into the Burbank airport (it's about 45 minutes drive from there).
Accommodations
We offer tickets for both camping or cabin accommodations. The cabins are newly renovated with central heat + AC, large bunkbeds, and clean bathrooms in each. Linens will be provided for cabin dwellers, but we recommend bringing an extra blanket. Camping is BYOTent + blankets. Tent ticket holders have access to a bathroom facility.
Connection
There are a handful of outlets in each cabin and in the main dining hall. However, we recommend a spare battery if you're interested in using your device. Note that there is limited cell phone reception at Likeminds and there is no Wi-Fi either.
Tickets
All tickets include full program (speaker sessions, art, workshops, music), accommodation (Bunks or Bring Your Own Tent), bathrooms with showers, all food, drinks and onsite activities such as yoga, a group led hike, basketball, volleyball, a skateboard park, and more.
Sep 20–22 (2019)
Fishkill, NY
Speakers:Alan Pierson, Che-Wei Wang & Taylor Levi, Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz, David Reinfurt, Scott Thrift, Kari Jacobsen, Mark CharlesMusic:Will Fox, Cross Record, Okay Kaya, Alan Pierson & Friends, Zsela, Standing On The Corner, Acid Camp
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Aug 24–26 (2018)
Fishkill. NY
Speakers:Stanislava Pinchuk, Eike König, Grilli Type, Adam Valen-Levinson, Vincent Woo, Bobby Rogers, The Smudge, Hatim Belyamani, Harry Gassel & Ross Simonini, Joel Evey, Open Source Lightning Round, Tim Lahan, Circle of Health International, Designing a Better Food FutureMusic:Bedouine, Photay, Mary Lattimore, Orion Sun, HAT, Andy Jenkins
Sept 15–17 (2017)
Fishkill, NY
Speakers:Ping Zhu, Lauren Duca, Andrew Sliwinski, Sam Valenti IV, Apartamento, Seth Kranzler, Katie Reisner, Growing Green, Funded, Forest, Max Hawkins, 1m1w1d, Randy Hunt, Heather LuipoldMusic:Steve Gunn, London O’Connor, Julie Byrne, Aeriel East, Maria Usbeck, Mr. Twin Sister
AUG 26–28 (2016)
BEACON, NY
Speakers:Sougwen Chung, Leta Soberiajski & Wade Jeffree, Lotta Nieminen, Mike Perry, Matthew Daniels, Adam J. Kurtz, Anna Wolf & Lisa Butterworth, PlayLab, Ben Dickinson, Sanctuary ComputerMusic:Prince Rama, Angel Deradoorian, Sound of Ceres, Cut Worms, Sullen Prospector, Uni Ai Kai