Reality Sandwich and Souldish are pleased to present:

The 4th annual Ayahuasca Monologues: Tales of the Spirit Vine

Catch new visionary stories about the renowned sacred brew of the Amazon. For centuries, shamans have drunk this powerful concoction to heal illness, obtain mystical insights, contact spirit guides, and explore magical worlds. Hear of experiences both miraculous and terrifying when Westerners access ayahuasca's incredible gifts.  Music and mingling will follow the show. Special thanks to Webster Hall for hosting the night in their Grand Ballroom.


Chris Kilham: FOX News' "Medicine Hunter" has researched shamanic medicine in over 20 countries around the world.  He is "Explorer in Residence" at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he teaches the The Shaman’s Pharmacy.

Daniel Pinchbeck: Author of "Notes from the Edge Times," "2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl," and "Breaking Open the Head." Daniel is the Editorial Director of and

Peter Gorman: Former editor-in-chief of "High Times" magazine.  One of the veterans of ayahuasca adventures, Gorman's work has appeared in over 100 national/international journals and major magazines. His new book, "Ayahuasca in my Blood" recounts decades of work with ayahuasca medicine.

Jessie Shaw:  A reformed ad executive, Shaw has spent the past 8 years practicing Chinese medicine in NYC.  An enthusiast of Jean Gebser, she has created & produced short films about consciousness based on Gebser's theories and her own plant induced insights.

Adam Elenbaas: 
Author of "Fishers of Men: The Gospel of an Ayahuasca Vision Quest," published by Evolver and Tarcher/Penguin in July, 2010. Adam recently finished a national book talking about his ayahuasca experiences at bookstores and Evolver spores.  He is a contributing editor of Reality Sandwich and founder of Nightlight Astrology. Elenbaas is directing this year's Monologues.

Tatiana Forero Puerta:  Holistic nutrition counselor, meditation and yoga teacher, and founder of the OmWellness nutrition school in NYC. Puerta has recently completed her manuscript, "Losing What Remains: Memoirs of an American Dream," recounting her story as an immigrant and orphan from Colombia.

Hosted and created by Jonathan Talat Phillips: Bioenergetic Healer, Reiki Master, and co-founder of and Reality Sandwich.

Tuesday, November 30th
Webster Hall, Grand Ballroom
125 E. 11th Street (between 3rd & 4th Ave)
Doors 7pm, Peformance starts 7:30pm sharp
$20, $15 for E+SM Members
Drinks will be available at the Grand Ballroom Bar
Stick around for the After Party!