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Lightning In A Bottle in Santa Barbara This Weekend

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May has been rough on LA.

That very first day we had the May Day Melee, then it got super hot, and then we had to deal with that damn fire. And we're only 10 days in!

If all of this has rattled you perhaps you need to delve into your inner-hippie and escape north about 90 minutes away to Santa Barbara this weekend.

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For if you do, you will find a three-day music and art festival that would impress even the crunchiest raw food naturalist on your block. Called "Lightning In A Bottle", the festival has no ATMs; low ticket prices; it rocks till 2am; it serves veggie, vegan, and raw foods; and it's almost entirely powered by renewable energy created with eco-friendly production practices - aka the mamajamma's green.

There will be bands, acts (like Lucent Dossier, pictured) hippy dip new age workshops, crazy stuff to buy, and the most interesting people that you will probably meet all month.

For extra credit, find out how you can be carbon-neutral during your commute between here and the (805) by using the Carbon Calculator.

Lightning in a Bottle
Live Oak Campground (Map)
HC 59, Hwy 154, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Get tickets online or via cash at the gate.