Long before the music-as-commerce mindset came to dominate our perception of sound, the ceremonial rituals of voice and instruments were a sort of cosmic salve between humans and communities. Today these sounds are being dropped into laptops and recreated anew for the modern temple: dance clubs. The computer is the first world folk instrument.
PsycheGround, Vertigoes, Renegade Art, Graham Hancock, The Hanged Man's Ball, Zombiecon, and Radical Movie Night are thrilling New York this week.
Shopture, Women's Rites, Pole Dancing, Sub Swara, Persian Poetry, Harvest Fest, and more are all happening this week.
Entheos Gathering in Canada takes ecstatic experience to the next level in human evolution….
Occult author and illustrator James Curcio discusses the downside of guru-hood, the potency of the archetypal world, his novel Join My Cult!, and the integration of mythology with everyday life.
This week New Yorkers can check out the Green Pirates Art Party, dance to Afro-funky beats, explore the mystical aspects of cells, unravel the mysteries of astrology, and more.
This week New Yorkers can check out a Veggie Summer Solstice, Drum Circles, Killer Banshees, Sacred Sexualities, UFO's and more.
I was obsessed with a strange and haunting show called The Cube as a kid. Thanks to YouTube, this little-known work of Henson's is back in the public eye.