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Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
The third rune of the third aett bears the reconstructed Common Germanic name Ehwaz. Later, its name became Aihws in Gothic (note how archaic Gothic is), and still later, Eh in Anglo-Saxon. If you remember that “k” in Indo-European changed to “h” in Germanic,...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Pagan Sexuality and Sexual Freedom
Old Traditions Live Today! Pagans like me who believe in, talk about and practice sexual freedom are protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. As individuals, and as Americans, we pagans have the freedom to choose the manner in which we...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Today we'll consider Gebo, the seventh rune in the first aett. We're now almost a third of the way through the futhark! An alternative Common Germanic name for this rune is Gybu. Derivations of both names show up in later Germanic languages, such as Gothic (Gi...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome again to the Rune-of-the-Month Club. Actually, it seems like it's become more like the Rune-of-the-Season Club, since the last time I sat down to write one of these, I was snowed it; and now, daytime highs are well into the 80's! I'll try to write a...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Minneapolis Institute of Art hires contemporary curator from Dallas
The Minneapolis Institute of Art has picked Gabriel Ritter to head its contemporary art department starting in May. Ritter is the second curator that the Minneapolis museum has poached from a Texas institution in 2016.
A Contemporary Art Ode to the Symbolists and Gustave Moreau
Les Fleurs du Mal, a new exhibition at New York's Nahmad Contemporary, named after Charles Baudelaire's literary ode to decadence and eroticism, features the works of 19th-century Symbolist Gustave Moreau alongside modern artists — including Balthus, ...
Stardew Valley review: A pastoral, contemporary escape
Simulation games have always felt lonely to me, almost empty. For all of their enticements, their promises of endless adventure, they invariably fall short. Somewhere, somehow, something breaks the immersion, laying bare the machinery behind the curtains.
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt is presenting an exhibition with self-portraits by contemporary artists from March 10 to May 29, 2016.
For two decades, Weston Art Gallery has embraced, showcased contemporary art
The Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery at Downtown's Aronoff Center for the Arts is Cincinnati's buried treasure trove of contemporary art by local and regional artists.

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