Past Events

Oct. 22, 2017, 1 p.m. - Oct. 22, 2017, 5 p.m.

Join us for a day of pumpkin carving and pumpkin eating (not the same pumpkins). We'll supply the tools, pumpkins, and some pumpkin treats, and encourage everyone to bring their favorite pumpkin-related dish to share or pumpkiny thing to admire.

$3 donation for a pumpkin encouraged :)

Oct. 20, 2017, 8 p.m. - Oct. 20, 2017, 10:30 p.m.


Together, Simon and Bastian are Vizard: a Berlin-based DJ-Team who produces electronic-meets-classical experiences. Come hear this duo perform live with an ensemble of synthesizers and classical instruments this Friday at The Embassy! Stay with us for a music jam afterward, or head to your next party.
Passion, improvisation, and love are on the menu.

Byob, Free

Oct. 18, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - Oct. 18, 2017, 9:30 p.m.

Join us for an evening of storytelling-- the theme this month is spooky, creepy, & uncanny. This is a space to learn about and engage with members of your community in a deeper way.

If you are interested in telling a story, you can read more about the event and fill out the interest form here: https://tinyurl.com/y9j98ha7

Otherwise, come prepared to listen to others tell theirs.

BYOB, free
Doors at 7, event starts at 7:30

Oct. 12, 2017, 8:30 p.m. - Oct. 12, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

Guest: Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute.

I created an index of readings that inspire a positive long-term vision for humanity - one with existential hope. The list is for everyone who wants to improve the world but doesn’t know where to start, including general readings on everything from transhumanism to existential risks. The difference is that it lays out a vision of why we should care about the future: it focuses on Utopia, and why it’s neither impossible, nor boring. The list is in its infancy, so I would love to spend an evening to discuss
- Your favorite readings, fiction ...

Oct. 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - Oct. 5, 2017, 9:30 p.m.

Your brain will happily learn to incorporate artificial stimuli into your conscious model of reality. This enables techniques like Sensory Substitution to aid the disabled in new and powerful ways. For example, stimulating your tongue from a camera feed can give a blind person a new perception that mimics vision.

Not surprisingly, this technique has caught the attention of tinkerers + bio-hackers for expanding our senses altogether. For example, a wearable delivering pressure to your arm could give you a "sixth sense" for magnetic north.

As these technologies become normalized, we're faced with new ethical and philosophical questions regarding their ...

Sept. 28, 2017, 7 p.m. - Sept. 28, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Experiencing flow state as a group, with movement and gesture.
We will tackle awareness, group decisions, co-creation, opening the space of many possibilities.
By bringing complete acceptance of self and the other, and therefore freedom, this work enhances creativity and confidence.
We will get back to our first language: movement. Taking a distance from words, categorisations and judgements.

About the facilitator: After studying Engineering and Yoga, Alexia dove into Contact and Group Improvisation, focusing on awareness and connection. She was part of a research project on Group Improvisation in Paris with the CNRS assembling philosophers, scientists and somatic practitioners. She ...

Sept. 22, 2017, 7 p.m. - Sept. 22, 2017, 10 p.m.

Join us for an evening of storytelling. This is a space to learn about and engage with members of your community in a deeper way.

If you are interested in telling a story, please email slacyprice@gmail.com.

Otherwise, come prepared to listen to others tell theirs.

BYOB, free

Sept. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - Sept. 20, 2017, 8 p.m.

Explore a new way to communicate, in a meditative non-verbal state. We will practice micro-listening, sharing weight, trusting through the body and authentic movement.

About the facillitator: After studying Engineering and Yoga, Alexia dove into Contact Improvisation and Contemporary Dance, focusing on awareness and connection. She was part of a research project in Paris with the CNRS assembling philosophers, scientists and dancers. She has been learning with different teachers including Nita Little, Ray Chung, Ady Elzam and Kira Kirsch.

Here’s a definition of CI by Steve Paxton:
« The exigencies of the form dictate a mode of movement which is ...

Sept. 15, 2017, 8 a.m. - Sept. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.

Come join us for a Hatha Yoga class with breathing exercises and meditation. Center yourself and prepare for a stress-free day, while bringing more health and flexibility to your body.
About our special guest and current resident Alexia: certified RYT 500h in Hatha and Ashtanga after a long journey in India, she has been teaching for 3 years. Breathing and focus are key to her practice.

Visit Alexia's Facebook page

This event is donation based

Sept. 10, 2017, 8 p.m. - Sept. 10, 2017, 10 p.m.

What would your ideal to an alternative to religion look like? Does it already exist?

This Show & Tell evening invites you to bring along artefacts that ignite thought around re-creating the concept of religion.

The artifact you bring can be anything that inspires some thought around this topic: literary, musical, scientific, flim, historical, robotic, food (?!), an everyday object ...

You might want to share and talk about a passage from American Gods, an excerpt from an academic journal or religious text, a piece of art, a Dylan song, a video game, some VR thing, a clip of a film, wear ...