In the House Festival: Travelling Alchemist’s Outreach Society

Posted on August 11, 2009


From a Facebook invitation. These are ALWAYS worth attending, trust me:

In The House Festival

In The House Festival

At the meeting point of the seen and the unseen, the inner and the outer, the Travelling Alchemist’s Outreach Society and In the House present an evening of stories, shapes, music and more. Telling stories of mystery and magic, the evening will open doorways to hidden realms, inside and out. Care to come for the journey?

Date: September 5th, 2009
Time: Doors at 6:15 pm
Show at 7:00 pm

Where: 1823 E. 2nd Ave

Tickets: $18 adults / $13.00 members + kids

Tickets are available on-line at or to make reservations for the show, you can also email info AT or phone 604-874-9325. There is limited seating, so don’t miss out!

Feel free to send this announcement to friends, family, co-workers and anyone you think may be interested.


Ari Lazer: Storyteller, visual artist and wandering magician, Ari Lazer is well versed in a variety of mediums. As a playwright, Ari’s recent work has been with the Dusty Flowerpot Cabaret, crafting stories for their productions “The Valley of Ashes” and “The Listening Jar.” As a magician, he has created an array of magical tools that utilize sacred geometry to connect deeply with the patterns of creation.

Joanna Chapman-Smith: A talented multi-instrumentalist, Joanna has collaborated with various musical groups, including her own band, The End Tree, Lily Come Down, Women in the Round, T. Nile and others. She has toured across Canada and played at numerous Folk Festivals, as well as recording and appearing on a number of albums – the most recent of which, “Contraries,” was released January 2009 to warm reviews.

Elliot Vaughan: In various capacities – sound designer for plays, composer of a lot of Serious Classical Music, performing Schumann and Bach with dignity (feigned or genuine) or his own music without on the viola, stamping and growling rabidly before running in circles singing “HERO” in dance shows, etc, – Elliot Vaughan plays with sound.

Martin Reisle: A formidable composer in his own right, Martin may be best known for his work with Maria in the Shower – a four-piece voodoo-gypsy-barbershop-folk extravaganza. An enrapturing performer, impeccable player, and closet mad-scientist/animator/calligrapher/mystic, Martin’s work is in a category all its own.

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