We are proud (& thoroughly EXCITED! to announce that our Keynote Speaker will be none other than JASON MANKEY.
Jason Mankey is a third-degree High Priest and prolific Witchcraft author (nine books and counting). A bit of a nomad in his younger years, Jason has lived in both the Midwest and the American South, and currently resides in California’s Silicon Valley, where he helps run two local covens with his wife Ari. Jason has spent the last twenty-five years of his life researching the Horned God, Witchcraft & magickal history, and occult influences in rock and roll music. Jason regularly lectures and leads rituals at Pagan and Witchcraft events in both North America and the United Kingdom. When not practicing, writing about, or studying Witchcraft, Jason can be found sipping whisky, taking care of his cats and growing big-ass sunflowers in his garden.
Jason will be speaking on
Crafting the Best Rituals of Your Life
Books and blogs make it look so easy, but crafting great rituals is hard work. Effective rituals require more than pretty words and elaborate props, they depend on just the right energy, and ritual facilitators who know how to work with both other Witches and the higher powers they conjure up in their circles! You can create powerful, life-changing rituals, it’s just a matter of knowing all the tricks of the trade! Effective ritual takes a lot of work, but it can be done! Come find out how.
Also making an appearance will be our very own ERIN LALE, author of Asatru For Beginners.
Erin Lale will be presenting a short introduction to Asatru and then taking questions and signing her book “Asatru: A Beginner’s Guide to the Heathen Path“, which is an updated, longer version of her out-of-print classic “Asatru For Beginners”. Lale has been a Gythia since 1989.
Be The Magick With Sin City Witches
Join Marissa DiAradia, founder and organizer of Sin City Witches, as she unveils the mission of this vibrant Magickal community. Discover how Sin City Witches is dedicated to nurturing, educating, and empowering the Las Vegas metaphysical community through a unique, welcoming & diverse community experience.
During this short presentation, Marissa will shed light on the mission, values, and community experiences that are offered by Sin City Witches.
The Genesis of Sin City Witches: Marissa will share the origin story of Sin City Witches and her personal journey that led to the formation of this community.
Community and Connection: Explore how Sin City Witches fosters a sense of belonging and camaraderie among like-minded individuals. Learn how they create a supportive and inclusive space for individuals of all backgrounds to come together and explore their spiritual paths.
Educational Initiatives: Discover the various educational opportunities offered by Sin City Witches, from workshops and classes to discussions and practical demonstrations. Marissa will delve into the diverse topics covered, catering to both beginners and seasoned practitioners.
Empowering Your Personal Witchcraft Journey: Discover how Sin City Witches are committed to empowering individuals on their witchcraft journey. Marissa will discuss the importance of self-expression and personal power, encouraging each person to embrace their unique experience of Magick and spirituality.
Magickal Experiences: Get a glimpse into the magickal experiences that await you when you become a part of Sin City Witches. Learn how their events, rituals, and gatherings are designed to inspire personal growth, enhance your spiritual knowledge, and connect with the energies of the universe.
Socialization and Networking: Understand the importance of socialization and networking within the metaphysical community. Marissa will share how Sin City Witches provides a platform for individuals to forge meaningful connections with others who share their interests.
The Magick of Community: Discover the magickal and transformative power of community. Learn how coming together with others who share your interests can amplify your spiritual growth and experiences.
Whether you’re an aspiring witch, a curious seeker, or a seasoned practitioner, this presentation will illuminate the enriching and empowering journey that awaits when you decide to “Be The Magick With Sin City Witches.” Join us as we delve into the mysteries of the metaphysical world and embrace the transformative power of community and connection.
Marissa Selene DiAradia
Priestess / Organizer / Witch
Sin City Witches
A Journey with Sekhmet Guided Meditation
with Priestess Laurelinn from Sanctuary of Solace: Laurelinn is an initiated 1st and 2nd degree Wiccan, as well as an ordained Priestess of Sekhmet. She’s been a practicing Wiccan for over 30yrs. Laurelinn has co-founded Sanctuary of Solace, a Goddess Spirituality Community and local CUUP’s affiliate.
United We Thrive – Building Community Bonds
A presentation on how each one of us can play an active role in building up our local community. As we all know, strong communities are the backbone of any society. They foster a sense of belonging, promote cooperation, and provide a nurturing environment for individuals and families. Throughout this presentation, we will delve into practical strategies and effective approaches to empower positive change within our own neighborhoods and beyond, and build a better, more vibrant community for all.
Poetic Invocations: Thelemic Ritual Magick
James Thompson, Education Coordinator and Lore Master of Khonsu Camp OTO Las Vegas, is proud to present one of the most beautiful and important forms of Thelemic ritual magick, the poetic invocation. James will give a short explanation of the artistic and Qabalistic composition of the poetic invocation followed by three examples from his own personal ritual writings.
On the docket for ENTERTAINMENT, we have:
Silver Sage Collective
Bringing you an epic celebration of dance, movement, and camaraderie.
will be beguiling us with her Magick Flute. Don’t follow her out of the park.
Wolshager Henxenbrut Las Vegas
We are the Wolfshager Hexenbruts, Las Vegas chapter, sister group to Wolfshager Hexenbruts of Germany, the original dancing witches! We gather to dance for camaraderie and fun. Our dances have evolved to include different genres of dance. We believe in supporting all communities and perform often for charity. We are honored to be entertaining you all.
Abigail Spinner McBride, is the High Priestess of the Family of Fire, Singer, Musician, Bard, Dancer, Muse, Ritualist and Mindful Maker of Magic. Abigail is also a 2-time winner of the International Pagan Music Association’s ‘Female Vocalist of the Year’.
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