Author: bruhinb

Meet Philly retro-rockers Vixen 77, listen to their new single “Little Witch” – The Key

[John Vettese from WXPN’s The Key] had [his] first encounter with Philly rock five-piece Vixen 77 last Thursday night at Ortlieb’s, where they played an explosive set opening up for the first week of Queen Vice’s Royal Residency.  … “Little Witch” is built around dueling guitar arpeggios — one distorted, one clean — moving to a swinging beat while Clouser’s...

Death Cafe NW Philadelphia

NW Philadelphia Death Café launches Thursday February 20, 2PM- 4PM. We will gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.

Our objective is “to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” This is a discussion group with no agenda or objectives, and is not a substitute for grief support. Cake, coffee and tea provided. All are welcome!

Facilitated by Maggie Beaumont.

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Seers’ Charge – PaganSquare – PaganSquare – Join the conversation!

It is murky out there. It has been this way for a long time. There are roiling atmospheres of complicated astrological conditions that will persist for years. There are currents and crosscurrents of cultures, ideologies, and religions moving and colliding into whirlpools and riptides. And all that is churning while the icecaps are melting.  There are pundits, prophets, and profiteers with axes to grind. It seems a safe bet to put your money on cynicism, apocalyptic narratives, and apathy as respite.

Stop and take a deep breath

High Winds and Dark Waters ~ Witcheries for Dark Times, part 3 of 3 – Glasse Witch Cottage

This is the age of overstimulation – of so many concerns vying for our attention that intellectual, emotional and focus burnout is a daily occurrence for many people.  When we look at the needs of the world, or even just our individual countries, it’s easy to become overwhelmed: poverty, climate change, war, illness, natural disasters, politics…the list is bottomless.

This blog series is all about responding to the world in ways that are useful and productive.  I approach new onslaughts of awful with a three-part response: &