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10:00 am

Tarot 101 with Jennifer Lapierre

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This lecture covers the basics, including a brief overview of Tarot’s origins, picking the right deck, the importance of meditating before a reading, Major and Minor Arcana cards, what the different suits symbolize, using the Celtic Cross spread, and the pros and cons of reading yourself versus others. Participants are welcome to bring a deck...

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Lucky Lemon with J.W. Dotson M.D.

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lemon, once rare and treasured in ancient Rome for its healing powers, is now a commonplace supermarket commodity. But it retains its powers for luck, love and the rapid clearing of negativity. Citrus fruits were seen as powerful panaceas for both physical and spiritual afflictions and they were distilled by themselves and in combination with...

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Pagan Conceptions of the Self with Kadmus

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The pagan commitment to multiple sources of reality (i.e. multiple divinities) and thus multiple truths about the cosmos has important implications for what it means to be a self. This lecture will consider ancient sources that point to a very different idea of the self than the one we have inherited largely from monotheistic sources....

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Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds, Nate Speare and Mythopoetic Astrology

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds” is an astrological forecast & interpretation of the 2019 solar and lunar eclipses, and their unifying themes, in a performative form inspired by Homeric epics, channeling, overtone singing and extended voice. The performer, Nate Speare, will interpret the 2019 eclipse cycle as connected to themes of orphans, child wounds, secrets, greed,...

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Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds, Nate Speare & Mythopoetic Astrology

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds” is an astrological forecast & interpretation of the 2019 solar and lunar eclipses, and their unifying themes, in a performative form inspired by Homeric epics, channeling, overtone singing and extended voice. The performer, Nate Speare, will interpret the 2019 eclipse cycle as connected to themes of orphans, child wounds, secrets, greed,...

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Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds, Nate Speare & Mythopoetic Astrology

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds” is an astrological forecast & interpretation of the 2019 solar and lunar eclipses, and their unifying themes, in a performative form inspired by Homeric epics, channeling, overtone singing and extended voice. The performer, Nate Speare, will interpret the 2019 eclipse cycle as connected to themes of orphans, child wounds, secrets, greed,...

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Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds, Nate Speare & Mythopoetic Astrology

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds” is an astrological forecast & interpretation of the 2019 solar and lunar eclipses, and their unifying themes, in a performative form inspired by Homeric epics, channeling, overtone singing and extended voice. The performer, Nate Speare, will interpret the 2019 eclipse cycle as connected to themes of orphans, child wounds, secrets, greed,...

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Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds, Nate Speare & Mythopoetic Astrology

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Eclipse Oratorio: Bad Seeds” is an astrological forecast & interpretation of the 2019 solar and lunar eclipses, and their unifying themes, in a performative form inspired by Homeric epics, channeling, overtone singing and extended voice. The performer, Nate Speare, will interpret the 2019 eclipse cycle as connected to themes of orphans, child wounds, secrets, greed,...

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12:00 pm

History Alive Presents “Two Points Off the Weather Row”

August 8 @ 12:00 pm

History Alive, Inc. presents Two Points Off the Weather Bow. Two Points is a new, musical, audience-immersive play about life on New England’s whaling ships. Free for Salem Residents. Old Town Hall. August 5th-9th. Sign up at the box office cart (open at 10:30) Space is limited. First come, first reserved. www.historyalivesalem.com n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/history-alive-presents-two-points-off-the-weather-row/2019-08-08/

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1:00 pm

H. P. Lovecraft: Fact vs Mythos in the Occult World with Mani C. Price

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This lecture will discuss the horror writer Lovecraft and his influence on the occult world since his death (and even just before). Was he a closet occultist? Why is this myth about him so prevalent even today? We will also discuss the influence of New England and the Salem Witch Trials upon the work of...

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The Morrígan: Meeting The Many Faces of The Great Phantom Queen with Julia Penelope and Gwen Walsh

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this class we will delve into the many aspects of The Morrígan, the Celtic goddess of war and peace, death and rebirth, sovereignty and sorcery. Gwen and Julia, two devotees of The Morrígan, will provide an overview of The Great Queen’s many faces and names, her presence throughout Celtic history, and personal experiences and...

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Salem Witch Power Immersion- With Nick Dickinson

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Salem is the capital city of The Witch archetype. The deep psychological associations with witchcraft create an energetic vortex that we will tap into using custom crafted ritual, meditation and group chant. Immerse yourself in the power of The Witch and create a lasting connection to the nearly limitless energy of her mandala. In this...

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A Light in the Dark: An Introduction to Candle Magic with Matthew Venus

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The burning of candles is a common form of spell work found both within the folk magical systems of Hoodoo and Conjure, and in practices of modern witchcraft an paganism. In this workshop we will discuss the history of candle magic and the ways it is both effectively and successfully employed. We will cover types...

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3:00 pm

Salem Farmers Market

August 8 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. With its peak around 1930, where more than 40 vendors sold goods in collapsible wooden stalls, an estimated 10,000 people visited the market on a single Saturday. In the early 1970s, the market ended, and the Salem Redevelopment Authority redesigned the square into...

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4:00 pm

The Night Queens with J.W. Dotson M.D.

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pale and poisonous, filling the night with their narcotic vapors, the deadly flowers of the Nightshade family call forth the lunar powers of madness and intoxication.  With respect and devotion, these flowers reveal themselves as tutelary spirits of bewitchment, domination and mediumship. We will discuss Datura, Brugmansia, Nicotiana, Ratrani flower,  as well as the nonpoisonous...

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Sacred Pleasure with Gwen Walsh

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sexual energy is creative energy, and holds an infinite amount of power and potential. Sex educator and witch Gwen Walsh will guide participants on the introductory practices of sacred pleasure. This class is available as part of The Salem Summer Symposium Ticket Tiers, or this class can be purchased individually. The Salem Summer Symposium is...

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The Demonization of Women in History and the Rise of Modern Feminism with Jacqui Allousie-Roberge

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jacqui will begin this lecture session with a group meditation and brief ritual to Lilith, to draw in the energies of autonomy, agency and rebellion. During this lecture we will review several strong, female figures in history, and how patriarchal society has distorted their stories in centuries long effort to oppress women. From Lilith to...

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Transatlantic Cunning: English Magic in the American Colonies with Dr. Alexander Cummins

August 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

From astrology to necromancy and back again, the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century British colonies seemed awash with sorcery. This is a talk about the ideas of magic which early modern English colonists brought with them to the Americas: from their preconceptions about Native ritual and “heathenry”, to almanacs of star-lore and prognostication, and from common forms...

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4:30 pm

COA Fiesta Party

August 8 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center, 401 Bridge Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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$5

Please join us for a night of dancing, food, and a 50/50 raffle! Entertainment by Peter Saran and Band

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5:30 pm

Harbor Tales with Robert Booth

August 8 @ 5:30 pm

Join Essex Heritage and historian Robert Booth for an excursion into the history of Salem Harbor from Winter Island to Forest River. Come aboard Naumkeag and discover the lore of various islands, headlands, points, and coves. Venture back to a world of mills and shipyards, when the wharves and docks of Salem were crowded with...

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7:30 pm

Mahi Summer Music Series Featuring Wood and Bone

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Nothing beats live music on the water! Dance under the stars everything Thursday night with a the best local bands on the North Shore! 21+ cruise. nTickets online. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/mahi-summer-music-series-featuring-wood-bone/

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Mahi Summer Music Series Featuring Wood & Bone

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Nothing beats live music on the water! Dance under the stars everything Thursday night with a the best local bands on the North Shore! 21+ cruise. nTickets online. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/mahi-summer-music-series-featuring-wood-bone/

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Mahi Summer Music Series Featuring Wood & Bone

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Nothing beats live music on the water! Dance under the stars everything Thursday night with a the best local bands on the North Shore! 21+ cruise. nTickets online. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/mahi-summer-music-series-featuring-wood-bone/

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Mahi Summer Music Series Featuring Wood & Bone

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Nothing beats live music on the water! Dance under the stars everything Thursday night with a the best local bands on the North Shore! 21+ cruise. nTickets online. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/mahi-summer-music-series-featuring-wood-bone/

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Jersey Boys

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Get ready for the international sensation JERSEY BOYS to take over North Shore Music Theatre! They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard…and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it...

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Mahi Summer Music Series Featuring Wood & Bone

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Nothing beats live music on the water! Dance under the stars everything Thursday night with a the best local bands on the North Shore! 21+ cruise. nTickets online. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/mahi-summer-music-series-featuring-wood-bone/

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9:00 pm

Karaoke at Brodie’s Seaport

August 8 @ 9:00 pm

Brodie’s Seaport hosts karaoke and $5 burger specials every Thursday! n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/karaoke-at-brodies-seaport/2019-08-08/

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Karaoke Dance Party!

August 8 @ 9:00 pm

Sing along with your friends at Village Tavern, a judgement free zone. Best burgers in the North shore and great selection of beer. n Source: https://www.salem.org/event/karaoke-dance-party/2019-08-08/

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“Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” Film Screening and Panel

August 8 @ 9:00 pm

This film, originally released in 1922, stands as the first ever film to present an exploration of witchcraft. Created in a pseudo-documentary/horror style, the film was controversial for its time due both its subject matter, and the variety of both strikingly beautiful and artfully disturbing vignettes it presents to examine the role of the Witch...

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“Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” Film Screening & Panel

August 8 @ 9:00 pm

This film, originally released in 1922, stands as the first ever film to present an exploration of witchcraft. Created in a pseudo-documentary/horror style, the film was controversial for its time due both its subject matter, and the variety of both strikingly beautiful and artfully disturbing vignettes it presents to examine the role of the Witch...

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“Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages” Film Screening & Panel

August 8 @ 9:00 pm

This film, originally released in 1922, stands as the first ever film to present an exploration of witchcraft. Created in a pseudo-documentary/horror style, the film was controversial for its time due both its subject matter, and the variety of both strikingly beautiful and artfully disturbing vignettes it presents to examine the role of the Witch...

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