UPCOMING EVENTS, SHOWS, & READINGS
Reading Station Eleven in Pandemic Times
A new Delve Seminar for Summer 2022 ONLINE CLASS
Author Emily St. John Mandel told The LA Times in March 2020, “I would not recommend reading Station Eleven in the middle of a pandemic.” Now as we are firmly planted in 2022, what can a book such as this provide as we reflect on our own pandemic experiences and try to make sense of the future? This text will engage us with concepts such as the importance of art and literature, surviving vs. thriving, community building, and leadership and morality. We will also explore classic folktales and Shakespearean themes that are interconnected with this story of post-apocalyptic endurance.
Wednesdays, June 29 - August 3
5:30pm - 7:30pm, PT
Offered through Literary Art on Zoom.
Intuitive and Creative Tarot
In this 3-week course, we will set aside the tarot guidebook and forge a deeper connection with our intuitive selves for interpreting the cards. We’ll let personal associations with symbols factor into our readings and also explore how personal responses to tarot imagery can inspire creative practice. Students will work with a tarot deck of their choosing to stretch their symbolic awareness and sharpen their creative potential.
This is a great class for card readers who want to expand their reading methods to include visual and intuitive reading AND for writers who want to explore alternative methods for composition. No prior experience with cartomancy is required!
Class meets three Sundays:
August 21st, from 3-5pm PST
August 28th, from 3-5pm PST
September 4th, from 3-5pm PST
Offered through Seagrape Apothecary on Zoom.
Personal Oracle Cards:
Making the perfect tool for your unique magic ONLINE CLASS
Ever take out your cards to read and wish they were speaking more specifically to your life? In this class, we will create truly personal oracles, decks that come directly from us – our experiences, cultures, thoughts, fears, hopes – to communicate back to us immediately relevant information for self-study, problem solving, and spellwork. We’ll begin by discussing what makes an oracle deck function, then design a system that can be personalized by each participant in the class—your life and your art in the cards. In the weeks that follow, we will explore some basic principles of visual design and how they can help you communicate your ideas most effectively. You'll interact with other participants as your visual system develops and have an opportunity to test your completed oracles out in readings with others. Each student will leave this 8-week class with a completed 10-card oracle deck and accompanying guide booklet for personal use (or to build on further if the aim is to eventually publish a deck for use by others).
This class is ideal for artists who want to explore the esoteric and magicians who want to broaden their creative practices in connection with their occult craft. No specific artistic or magical background is required for this class, but some prior experience reading cards will be helpful (beginner level is fine). Artist materials are the choice of each student; participants are welcome to design digitally or using any tangible medium they like (paint, collage, illustration, etc.). Materials and scale will be discussed during the first session.
Sundays, Septermber 25 - November 13
12pm - 2pm, Eastern Time (9am Pacific)
Offered through Morbid Anatomy on Zoom.