Minnesota's Llewellyn stocks shops with magical books, cards

Published July 25, 2013

Milwaukeeans interested in paganism and magic, as well as yoga practitioners and "new-agey" folks who like subjects such as crystals and energy work, are undoubtedly familiar with many of the Minnesota-based company's titles.


Starhawk swoops into town with earth-based messages

Published Feb. 21, 2010

Starhawk is a well respected writer on the topic of modern Earth-based spirituality and an activist for environmental issues. In late February, she will visit Milwaukee to conduct a variety of lectures and workshops at the First Unitarian Society, 1342 N. Astor St.


Cackle's got a few tricks up its sleeve

Published Dec. 28, 2009

Milwaukee-based band Cackle -- with's Molly Snyder Edler on bass and vocals -- isn't the first threesome to gets its start in a Riverwest basement and certainly isn't the only one to produce simple and sassy, poppy punk music. But when it comes to standing out in a crowded market, the band has a few tricks up its sleeve.


New occult shop crystallizes on East Side

Published Jan. 20, 2009

Deborah Voith opened Bewitchingbee, 2456 N. Murray Ave., in July, and the new shop offers classes, tarot readings, candle dressing, spiritual cleansings, spirit communications and Reiki. Plus, Voith sells a nice selection of New Age / Wiccan baubles.


The mediocre candy cane

Published Nov. 23, 2007

People complain about holiday foods like egg nog and fruitcake, but what about candy canes? Does anyone really love the candy cane?