The spring pagan music & camping festival, Beltania, is upon us. And Odin’s Other Eye shall be headlining tonight’s festivities. This multi-day festival is held at Florence Mountain Park just west of Colorado Springs. Odin shall take the stage at the Center of the Universe tonight. Prepare ye to be rocked, mortals…
Tis with a sad heart that we bid farewell to drummer, Kevin Coulson. He and newlywed wife, Sheila, will be trekking back to their familiar roots in Michigan. We wish them a safe voyage and happy life in the sometimes frigid, sometimes sweaty Midwest.
And Odin now welcomes Norris Schleeter. Norris is a familiar face, as he also plays drums in the Legendary Hitchhikers, Denver’s tribute to Tom Petty and his many influences, of which Marc is the lead vocalist. Norris has played drums for a looong time, with many different groups over the years. He has also recorded on many tracks, and has many vices.
He will be joining Odin as we saunter down to the pagan festival known as Beltania on this May 9th. He’s up to speed, feeling good after a recent black widow’s bite, and ready to camp out with the some odd folk. Welcome, Norris!
Ostara with Odin is coming this Saturday, 3/22/14 at the Mercury Café! Doors open at 7PM and music starts at 7:45PM:
7:45 – 8:40PM Quillion
A (sort of) unplugged set from the co-frontpeople of Quillion – original pop/rock.
9:00 – 9:55PM Pandora Celtica
Acapella pagan choir, with percussion.
10:15 – 11:10PM Odin’s Other Eye
Clasically modern rock for a new age.
11:30PM – close The Threatened
Closing out the night with a hard metal edge.
Come early and visit with all of these amazing artists and unique vendors:
Andrew Gelwick is an emerging Denver artist who uses vintage materials (mostly from garage sales and thrift stores) in his mixed media pieces. This is Andrew’s first time attending an event for Odin’s Other Eye. His art covers the spectrum from Asian philosophical influences to the beauty of a summer evening. You can also find Andrew’s “reject” artwork on Instagram.
A&E Lakotah Creations – Based in Aurora, Eliase Graywolf and Allison Block create all of their own bead work, dream catchers, medicine wheels, and other Native American motifs. They also make many Ethiopian beaded designs. Everything is handcrafted, with meticulous attention to detail. Materials used are also highly authentic and contain the spirit of their origins.
VIXENFringe is re-purposed and up-cycled clothing and sexy vintage lingerie – helping all sized goddesses to release their inner vixen. The VIXENFringe collection is extensive, so there is certainly something for every woman, from corsets and dresses to hats and a multitude of accessories. Lydia Smith, designer diva, is also a local blues singer.
Hailing from Loveland, Jay Furney is an artist that draws on Abstract Emotionism. The fine detail and color choices in his art convey a spiritual peace and “larger than ourselves” inner knowledge. This is Jay’s first showing with Odin’s Other Eye and we look forward to viewing his portfolio.
Back by popular demand, Kimberly Stewart delivers quality massage by the minute. She’s also the girlfriend of Odin’s lead guitarist, Matt Schwartz. So stop over and say “hi” and remove some stress while you are at it.
Donna Thorton is a transpersonal counselor/psychotherapist, life coach, healer and artist. She delivers intuitive services for all your business & personal goals, and loves creating inspired people. Here organization, Onederous Tribe, holds a unique place in the pagan community, delivering positive messages and affirmations on a daily basis.
ArtChik, Pam Schmidt creates a variety of artwork, including leather masks and accessories, and hand-painted, detailed sculptures. This is her second showing at an event for Odin’s Other Eye and we’re glad she is back with such a unique collection of art. See more here.
Elizabeth Graham of Semper Fi Designs is also back for a second stint with Odin. She is a local artist/jewelry designer from Aurora, specializing in colorful woven jewelry and accessories. Beyond here woven specialties, Beth also has many metal, beadwork and mixed media earrings, necklaces, and personal affects. More of her work here.From Lakewood, Sarah Brazee-Cannon is the artist behind Creative Dragons. She makes beautiful hand-painted wooden boxes and her signature bottle cap jewelry. Of course, most of the materials used are from recycled goods and the detail is very evident in every piece she creates. More of Creative Dragons here.
Guest emcee Marc Sylvir will also be joining us to welcome spring. Marc is a DJ for Mile High Underground and author of a book on guided meditation using the elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water to connect with Spirit.
Please join us!
Are you getting restless for spring? Odin’s Other Eye can help you kick it off right – please join us for Ostara with Odin on Saturday, March 22nd, at the Mercury Cafe. This is a rock concert and masquerade party (with prizes), plus unique artist/vendors. Admission is $8. Doors open at 7PM and music kicks in at 7:45PM.
Here’s the lineup…
7:45PM till 8:40PM Quillion (unplugged)
9:00PM till 9:55PM Pandora Celtica
10:15PM till 11:10PM Odin’s Other Eye
11:30PM till 12:30AM The Threatened
Please come on out, ye lunatic fringe!
Odin’s Other Eye will be out and about in 2014 in many mysterious ways. Thank you to all that came out for Odin’s 4th annual Winter Solstice. Now prepare ye for a night like no other, Ostara with Odin.
This event will take place at the auspicious Mercury Cafe on Saturday, March 22nd. A rock concert, a masquerade with prizes and a collection of unique artists and designers from around Colorado – artwork, handcrafted jewelry, leather masks and accessories, tarot readers, and much more. Please save the date and join Odin!
Be prepared, mortals…this event occurs but once per year. Here is a recap of Odin’s Winter Solstice:
Where: Stoney’s Bar & grill – 1111 Lincoln (NW side of 11th & Lincoln)
Parking: meters are free after 6PM, and there’s an affordable parking lot very close to the venue as well.
Doors open at 7PM, music starts at 8…
8-9PM The Wendy Clark Band
9:30-10:30PM Odin’s Other Eye (CD release party)
11PM – 12:30AM The Legendary Hitchhikers (Denver’s tribute to Tom Petty and his many influences)
Come early and party into the evening. Odin’s guest emcee, Marc Sylvir, will be passing out prizes throughout the night. Do ye need some last minute gift ideas? Artists, designers and more will be on hand from start to finish:
Night Lilly Design – handmade apparel, costumes and accessories
Sarah Brazee Cannon – hand painted boxes, bottlecap jewelry and more
Elizabeth Graham – artist and jewelry designer
Michael Purcell – paintings
Kerrianne and Echo – naughty buttons, handmade scarves and gloves, funky cards, and pen and ink drawings.
Shes-A-Belle Designs – Victorian and Steampunk Inspired jewelry, Fairy Flower Earrings, and Steampunk Propeller Rings
ArtChik – artwork, leather masks and accessories, and sculptures
StarShepherd – jewelry, beads, sewing & readings
Repsia Designs – handcrafted jewelry: earrings & beaded necklaces to more complex sterling silver pendants and bracelets.
NamiKnows – reader that also specializes in animal communication
Aspen Oracle – vision, leadership and other communications
Geo Case – psychic readings and massage
The Sparkling Soul – Handmade goods and tarot reader
Xavia – fabricator/designer of unique apparel
Kimberly Stewart – massage
Please join us for an amazing night!
Xavia is the creative mind, artist, owner, maker, designer behind Discerpo. Necto. Decrepitus. Discerpo. Necto. Decrepitus. in Latin, loosely translated means to sever or cut and bind the decrepit. In her own words:
“I enjoy the concept of decay. I generally enjoy working with old materials… Unless a material really speaks to me, or I can’t find something old that fits with my vision of the piece. I do my best to antique it by dying, painting or distressing the edges… So that the finished piece has a very specific look.”
“I would like to achieve a look that that not only reflects me as the designer but also speaks to my customer. I want my work to look like old moth eaten, rained on rusted costumes that have been hidden in the dressing room of an an old abandoned theater. Pieces that feel rich, exotic and full of history, but at the same time are comfortable well constructed, and can be dressed up or down and worn anywhere.”
“I hope to reflect the beauty that can be found in the constant decay and destruction of our environments. I don’t feel I have completely achieved this in any piece yet but stay tuned, for I am working very hard on refining this vision into artistic and creative pieces of clothing…”
Please come see this exquisite designer at Odin’s 4th annual Winter Solstice!
The Legendary Hitchhikers, Denver’s tribute to Tom Petty and his many influences will be rounding out the night at Odin’s 4th annual Winter Solstice this Saturday. This is the first time a cover band will play one of Odin’s events, and the Hitchhikers certainly deliver in this department! Apart from a whole bunch of TP, you’ll also hear The Stones, The Doors, The Cars, The Beatles (via the Meters), John Mayer, The Decemberists, Steely Dan, ZZ Top, Joe Cocker, Dire Straits and more.
The Hitchhikers have played Keystone, sold out the venerable Nissi’s in Lafayette, and often mix it up at their stomping grounds, the DNote in Arvada. The group includes: Norris (drums), Troy (bass), Don (keys, harmonica and miscellaneous), Doug and Dave (guitars), and Marc (vocals). You’ll be dancing hard by the end of the night – please come on out!
Karrieanne and Echo are two artist that enjoy working together to create pieces of art, some that can be worn. Their funky style absolutely comes through in their work. They will be featuring amazingly cozy scarves, warm gloves, naughty pins, and some fine art.
Come see Sweet Echo Berry & The Rusted Paintbrush at Odin’s 4th annual Winter Solstice!