Kevin Meares is an experienced demonologist and paranormal investigator, and is the former host of the Lou Gentile Show and host of Paranormal Encyclopedia.
Kevin Meares has been interested in folklore, theology and the paranormal for his entire life. He started working with the late Lou Gentile in 1998 a friendship that continued to Lou’s demise. During that time he also co hosted The Lou Gentile show sometimes being affectionatly reffered to as the resident skeptic or the walking encyclopedia. While he considers hismelf foremost a demonologist and a ghost hunter Kevin’s interests also encompass theology, world religions, folklore and mythology, anthropology, history and criminology.
Kevin maintains a regular column on examiner.com as well as continuing to lecture on paranormal subjects. He continues to conduct investigations and to give advice to groups who do not directly specialize in demonic phenomenon.
Paranormal Encyclopedia Live
Come to a live taping for the YouTube side of the Paranormal Encyclopedia radio show. Hosts Kevin Meares and Brian McKinley will be having an open mike discussion of paranormal topics and taking questions from the audience.
Talking to the Dead
Communicating with the spirit world has been a popular human past time since before recorded history. Join us as we attempt to use electronic voice phenomenon (EVP) and the relatively new technology of the ghost box (based on the original designs of Thomas Edison) to see if we can speak to spirits. Audience participation is highly encouraged.
Mentalism and Magic
A combination of traditional stage magic and the techniques of mentalism (mind reading and the like). The show will have a paranormal bent but will remain fun for a range of participants.
The Rogue Alliance is a lightsaber stage choreography performance troupe, hosting members with over 10 years of lightsaber based performances, martial artists , and actors. In previous years our cast has performed in shows like Jedi MacBeth, Jedi Noir, and the Sword of the Jedi. Our members have a rich history of providing thrilling lightsaber shows. Our shows have ranged from highly elaborate multimedia presentations, to personal narrative based shows, kids training, and pop up fights.
Rogue Alliance: Stage Show
The Rogue Alliance will perform a stage show which uses lightsaber stage choreography. The shows theme will be a pirate themed show. The members will take part in actiing on stage and conducting light saber fights.
Choreography Demo and Workshop
The Rogue Alliance, through demonstrations and interaction with the attendees will instruct the practical stage use of the blades and walk them though the basic skills. We can also discuss and show what goes into the construction of a fight, and discussion of costuming.
The Mad Hattress Aerials Extravaganza!
Azkadelia & Her Minions are back with more fun and nonsense planned than ever! With 16 feet of height and just silky fabric to keep her up you’ll never know what could happen!
Come join in and watch as The Mad Hattress takes to the sky, you might even see a flying squirrel and more!!
Also check out her awesome Aerial Demo Classes to give it a try yourself!
Aerial Silks & Aerial workshops
Deborah Castellano’s book is Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want (Llewellyn, 2017). Her craft shop, The Mermaid & The Crow specializes in hand blended ritual oils, handspun yarn and other goodies. In a previous life, Deborah founded the first Neo-Victorian/Steampunk convention, SalonCon which received rave reviews from con-goers and interviews from the New York Times and MTV. She resides in New Jersey with her husband, Jow and their cat, Max II. She has a terrible reality television habit she can’t shake and likes St. Germain liquor, record players and typewriters.
Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want (A Reading and Book Signing)
Glamour is the art of taking what makes you exciting and interesting to others and using it as leverage in accomplishing your Great Work. This fun romp of a book helps you use glamour to accomplish total world domination . . . or to revolutionize your magical practice if ruling the world isn’t your thing.
Glamour Magic encourages you to be crafty, cunning, and unafraid to want something fiercely. Learn how historical figures used glamour in their campaigns for greatness. Discover experiments, exercises, and rites for your Craft. Glamour is your secret weapon—your guide to finding what you want and getting it, too.
Intramural Floral Wreath Making
Fae-Human relations have never had a better intramural gathering than Wicked Faire! In this session, mortals and faeries join together to create beautiful floral wreaths to wear to the festivities! Open to mortals and fairies alike!
Whether you identify as solo poly, a poly anarchist, a closed triad, an ethical slut, a polycule, monogamish, a hot bi babe, an intentional community, kitchen table poly, mono/poly, a metamour or some delightful combination of above (or none of the above), come to the poly mixer to discuss, flirt, debate and get to know your fellow poly con-mates. Open to all genders and the whole QUILTBAG!
Glamour for Introverts