Beloved is an ecosystem of stories. This space is where we tell a few of them, ask deeper questions, and explore.
WOVEN TOGETHER: DakhaBrakha + Fanna-Fi-Allah Oct. 12 + 13
WOVEN TOGETHER is two days of workshops and performances with Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha and Sufi Qawwali singers Fanna-Fi-Allah! Get inspired by this series of images exploring the weaving, embroidery, song, food and folkways of this rich collaboration Oct. 12th + 13th!
Post-Fest Integration: Part One
It’s tempting to rush towards the learning.
As we heard at the festival, the body is where the learning always begins.
Village-making takes all of one’s energy; it demands your undivided attention.
Even awesome experiences can be exhausting, right?
We asked you on Instagram what your best post-fest practices were, so here they are…
For First Timers!
First timer? Make your first Beloved the best it can be… Here is a list of community-sourced tips! Everything from camping gear to attitude, we’ve got you covered!
Beloved Red Tent Sanctuary
The Red Tent is an ancient tradition found cross-culturally in which menstruating people are given a safe space to rest, connect with each other and the Earth, and hold ceremony. In this space, we reclaim the sacredness of our monthly shed and the power that is found when we return our sacred moon blood back to the Earth. Open to all who bleed or want to learn about menstruation.
New Sanctuary Spaces
Beloved’s new affinity spaces, the BIPOC Sanctuary and Queer Magic Sanctuary, offer refuge and support to folks whose marginalization has impacted their safety and belonging.
Why the BIPOC Ticket?
We introduced the BIPOC ticket type to center these historically marginalized communities (Black, Indigenous and/or People Of Color).
We acknowledge that the land on which we stand is the ancestral and unceded territory of Native American peoples. The Alseans, Siuslawans, and a small band of Lower Umpquas lived on the western coast of Oregon around what is now Alsea Bay at the mouth of the Alsea River. In 1861, they were violently removed […]
A Braver Space
“In order to build the movements capable of transforming our world, we have to do our best to live with one foot in the world we have not yet created.” –Aurora Levins Morales. It is never a question of, “if there is harm.” It is always a question of, “when harm happens, how will we face it together?”
No More World Music?
In a spirit of radical togetherness, we have reframed our musical offerings to reflect our ongoing learning and commitment to honoring the lineages of the performers as well as the conditions which gave rise to the music brought to Beloved.