Arthur Radio Transmission #33 w/ kA

kA is the project of Brooke Hamre Gillespie (The Holy Experiment) and Santiparro Alan Scheurman (Santiparro,) two earthbound celestial beings who together create joyous, transcendent songs that lift the spirits, allowing them to soar through forests and fields, over oceans, up through the clouds and into the ever-expanding universe, where the planets are always singing. In between songs, the pair stops to reflect…

Brooke: That song came from the forest of Michigan. A lot of these songs come from the forest of Michigan.

Alan: Not just the forest, but the fire, the trees…

Brooke: The stars, all the animals… the purple beetle!

Alan: The spiders…

Brooke: The spiders. The spider water!

Alan: And the dragons.

Brooke: And the real dragons!

kA live on Arthur Radio from Arthur Radio on Vimeo.

In recent months, kA traveled to the West Coast to perform in an Alice Coltrane Tribute concert organized by friend Kyp Malone (Rain Machine). Alongside playing shows, they both lead ceremonies and music circles at Golden Drum, a Greenpoint, Brooklyn-based healing center whose practices are rooted in traditions of indigenous medicine healers from around the world.

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November 30th in Greenpoint, BROOKLYN – Peruvian Shaman Ceremony and Rainforest Presentation

Eda Zavala Lopez is a Shaman visiting from the Rainforest of Peru. This is a rare and special opportunity to hear Lopez talk in an intimate setting on topics such as Rainforest preservation, feminine shamanism, ancient healing techniques, and other traditions passed down from her ancestors. Read on for more information:

Eda Zavala, a descendant of a lineage of healers, the pre-hispanic Wari People, is a sociologist and anthropologist. She has been living in the Peruvian Amazon, coexisting with the traditional medicine of her ancestors, for the past twenty years. Besides her practice of ancestral medicine with wise and indigenous healers, she has been researching feminine shamanism in the Amazon and works with indigenous communities to help them protect their sacred lands, save the rainforest, and preserve traditional knowledge.

Eda brings her heart and the Spirit of the Rainforest forth in this special ceremony through song, flowers, and food offering respect and gratitude to the ancient Spirits. She will also speak about the importance of preserving the Rainforest and the traditions of her people.

She is traveling in the U.S. for a limited time only, so don’t miss this rare opportunity to be in ceremony with this powerful woman who is connected to the ancient wisdom of the indigenous peoples of Peru. She is also available for individual healing sessions by appointment.

$30 donation will go to help indigenous communities of Peru and save the Rainforests.

Please RSVP to

Monday, November 30th, 7-9PM
97 Green Street Apt. G3 / Brooklyn, NY 11222
(See map).