Totentanz feat. Pagan/Folk troupe Terra Mysterium!

Calling all Rennies, Paganfolk, and alternative subculturalists in the Chicago & Illinois area! TOTENTANZ, the year 'round monthly event of Medieval/Ren/Folk debauchery will continue August 28th! Our event this time around will feature the great local musical ensemble TERRA MYSTERIUM enchanting you with their ritualistic theatre, and various vendors!

Totentanz- Medieval/Renaissance/Pagan-Folk Gathering/Party

May 22nd is Drum Circle/Folk Instrument night! More info below!

@ The Nineteen Hundred & One Gallery
1901 W Belmont (entrance on Wolcott) , Chicago. IL.

**Saturday April 24th, May 22nd, June 26th, July 24th, (later dates TBA) **

9pm - 1am
$5 donation

DJ JanderVK spinning Neomedieval/Renaissance, Neofolk, Neoclassical Darkwave, Pagan-Medieval/Folk, and traditional music!

Premier event of it's kind in the U.S.!

We are highly influenced by European "Mittelalter (trans. "Middle Ages/Medieval")" festivals, markets, and nights such as "Mittelalterlich Phantasie Spectaculum", "Mittelalter Party", "Festival Mediaval", and mittelalter markets.


May 22nd: Drum circle! Bring a drum if you have one (or any other percussion or folk instrument), or just dance if you want to! 10-11pm


May 22nd: Urnes Ash Tree/Custom Drinking Horns; Lady Helene's Incense and Candles; (more vendors TBA)

Special guest performances, artists, and/or vendors each month! (TBA; please get in contact with me if you wish to vendor your Medieval/Renaissance and/or Pagan wares!)

***Dressing up in your finest period garment is not mandatory, but very much encouraged!!***

Event Location: 1901 w. Belmont in Chicago
Event TIME Details: 9pm - 1am

Directions: Entrance is right off of Belmont on Wolcott.

Accessible from the Belmont stop on the Red Line train and #77 CTA bus.

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Fire, Drum, & Chant, March 20, Chicago IL

Ringing Anvil presents:

Fire, Drum, & Chant:
A gathering of movement, energy, ritual, rhythm & song

Saturday, March 20, 2010 6pm-9pm
Occult Bookstore 1164 N. Milwaukee Ave.Chicago IL, 60622

Join us for dancing, chanting, and an ecstatic jam and transformational ritual to celebrate the season.

This event combines the elements of a drum jam, a chant share, and intensive ecstatic ritual. Through experiential work we will explore tools and techniques for ecstatic rituals. Together we will co-create a ritual to focus on healing work, building energy, or using the seasonal tides to effect personal transformation.

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Thorn Coyle, Chicago IL March 7-8

This is a unique opportunity to attend an intensive with T. Thorn Coyle in Chicago.

If you are interested, please pre-register as soon as possible--our organizing team needs 20 particpiants pre-registered by this Saturday or we will not be able to afford to bring Thorn in. You can pre-register with a deposit (refundable if we don't get enough registrations.) Your registration will help bring this life-changing work to Chicago.

T. Thorn Coyle
Sex, Will and Magic: Opening to Life Power

A 2-day intensive March 7 & 8, 2009
Life Force Arts Center, 3148 N. Lincoln, Chicago IL

Do you yearn to feel vital life force flowing through you?
Would you like to bring more magic into your life?

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Class on building energy in ritual, Chicago, IL

Ringing Anvil & Life Force Arts Center Presents:
Raising the Sacred Fire
Building & Moving Energy in Ritual

A 2.5 day intensive, Jan. 30, 31, and Feb. 1, 2009
Life Force Arts Center, 3148 N. Lincoln, Chicago IL

Do you want to build and move energy in ritual?
Are you called to work with the fire of rising life force?
Would you like to facilitate potent, transformative rituals?

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+Brothers In Arms+ Radio

+Brothers In Arms+ Radio


Achtung! Brothers DJ JanderVK and DJ Erik will be invading the air waves, permanently! Bi-Weekly on Wednesday mournings @ 4am CST (starting January 21st 2009). If you're in the city of Chicago you can tune in on 88.5FM, everyone else can tune in on

If you're not in the states, and want to find out what time we are on in your part of the world:

DJ JanderVK spins music that is Medieval/Folk/Renaissance/Pagan communit(ies) oriented!
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Yule Ball & Winter Carnival, Chicago, IL

Earth Spiritualists of Chicago & Life Force Arts Center presents:
Yule Ball & Winter Carnival

December 20th, 2008, Noon-11pm
@ Life Force Arts Center, 3148 N. Lincoln, Chicago IL

Come together with your fellow spiritual seekers for community, celebration, and ritual. We honor the longest night of the year, and with it, the return of the light as the Sun King is born once again. The nights grow colder, and we join together with our clan, our friends and family of spirit, to kindle the fire of community which will last us through the winter. Celebrate with games, music, dance, and divination for the coming year. 

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Due to unforseen weather conditions, sadly one of the DJ's can't make it. So we will be rescheduling for NEXT Sunday. Sorry for any inconviences.


Hearken all darkened souls! The night of December 7th at midnight (Sunday in to Monday) will be the return for one night of Ritual Before the Hunt with DJ’s JanderVK and :Марья:. It will be a special evening, so come join us tear the nether veil…

You can tune your radio dial to 88.5 FM (Chicago) or listen online at

Find out what time we’re on in your area of the world

ps. And feel free to pass the word around!
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